How China built an emergency hospital in just 10 days

A construction expert breaks it down

2/21/2020


Disinfecting surfaces in coronavirus outbreak

Human coronaviruses can remain active on surfaces such as metal, glass, or plastic for up to 9 days after exposure

2/21/2020


Woman stabbed leaving hospital garage sues over lack of security

The suit accuses the hospital of violating Wisconsin’s 'Safe-Place' law

2/21/2020


How to care for patients with possible coronavirus

Spread is thought to occur mostly from close contact via respiratory droplets

2/21/2020


Components that ensure a successful restroom upgrade

Toilets, urinals and faucets are key to upgrades that deliver water conservation and savings

2/21/2020


How lighting controls reduce energy use

Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent

2/21/2020







BBC website offers visual guide to Coronavirus outbreak

The virus has killed more than 2,000 so far - more than the 774 killed in the 2003 Sars epidemic

2/20/2020


CDC estimates the flu has sickened 22 million

There have been 210,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths

2/20/2020


13 under quarantine at Nebraska hospital likely positive for coronavirus

All the patients will spend at least 14 days in the National Quarantine Unit

2/20/2020


How much does compensation matter when recruiting healthcare staff?

The fact that there is a significant and fast growing healthcare talent shortage should be very alarming to healthcare business leaders

2/20/2020


Design assist can help meet tight construction deadlines

The design approach project delivery method gets all parties to collaborate efficiently

2/20/2020


Flexible pipes support California hospital’s seismic safety

Loma Linda University Health facility is near major earthquake faults

2/20/2020







Coronaviruses can survive on surfaces for up to 9 days

Study finds virus remains infectious at room temperature for more than a week

2/19/2020


CDC estimates flu deaths at 14,000

The CDC estimates the flu has caused 26 million illnesses, 250,000 hospitalizations this season

2/19/2020


How coronavirus compares to flu, Ebola, other outbreaks

National Geographic creates a chart to explain the comparison

2/19/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: MRI smoke detectors

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for MRI smoke detectors

2/19/2020


Supporting patient care with streamlined facilities maintenance

It is imperative for the healthcare industry to employ efficient, effective and flexible construction procurement processes

2/19/2020


New study shows how coronavirus is spreading

41 percent of the first 138 patients diagnosed at one hospital in Wuhan, China, were presumed to be infected in that hospital

2/19/2020







U.S. hospitals, already stressed by flu season, brace for Coronavirus

With much medical equipment and drugs made in China, health experts are watching the global supply chain

2/18/2020


Preparing for coronavirus spread

The World Health Organization, U.S. hospitals and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are all getting ready

2/18/2020


How U.S. hospitals are preparing for coronavirus

The CDC is recommending that doctors and hospitals adopt a cautious approach

2/18/2020


Coronavirus testing Seattle’s infectious disease response

After responding to the first American case of the virus, healthcare workers say they are prepared.

2/18/2020


Understanding facility vulnerabilities in emergencies

By identifying weaknesses in facilities and plans, managers can improve an organization's resilience

2/18/2020


The impact of blue light on patients at night

Light is critical to our health because it helps synchronize the biological clock that maintains our circadian rhythms

2/18/2020







15th coronavirus case reported in U.S. while death toll spikes in China

China's Hubei province announced 242 new deaths from the coronavirus on Feb 13

2/14/2020


Time-lapsed video of first coronavirus hospital being built

More than 1,000 workers and 100 machines worked non-stop for days

2/14/2020


Are you HIPAA compliant?

Checklist offers pointers on how to stay on the right side of the regulations

2/14/2020


Comparing the flu and the coronavirus

The flu has sickened an estimated 19 million people in the U.S. this season

2/14/2020


Plumbing upgrades focus on health and hygiene

Water conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

2/14/2020


Designing for intimacy in senior care setting (Happy Valentines Day!)

There are opportunities to design elements to encourage socializing outside of set programming, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

2/14/2020







Experts investigating whether the coronavirus can spread through bathroom pipes

Hong Kong apartment building partially evacuated over fears of spread through plumbing

2/13/2020


Protecting long-term care facilities from coronavirus

Communication, information are key

2/13/2020


VA to open all 5G-enabled hospital in California

The VA's Palo Alto Health Care System called the first 5G-enabled health facility in the world

2/13/2020


Coronavirus might return every winter

The new virus might never leave - like the flu

2/13/2020


Study suggests toilet flushing spreads C. diff in hospital bathrooms

Closing the toilet lid before flushing may help limit the spread of germs

2/13/2020


Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria

CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

2/13/2020







Experts say coronavirus looking like a pandemic

Rising caseloads suggest the coronavirus may make its way across the world

2/12/2020


California health system to use drones for deliveries

UC San Diego Health will partner with UPS on the project

2/12/2020


Many San Francisco area hospitals still at risk of earthquake collapse

Risk still exists 12 years past retrofit deadline

2/12/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Self-closing doors on hazardous rooms

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for self-closing doors on hazardous rooms

2/12/2020


Violent assaults add to chaos of San Francisco General Hospital's ER

Hospital struggles to handle mentally ill and drug-addicted

2/12/2020


Ohio ED renovation improves efficiency

Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe completes two-phase renovation

2/12/2020








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