Nursing Home Workers Who Work At Multiple Facilities May Be Behind Some Of COVID Spread

Florida facilities continue to see cases despite lockdown

9/21/2020


Containing Healthcare Costs in the New COVID Normal

Navigating pandemic-induced financial strain to reduce expenses

9/21/2020


Mayo Clinic Opens A Dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen

Clinic now a validated gluten-free 'safe spot'

9/21/2020


Mass. Hospital Keeping COVID Transmissions at Nearly Zero

The Boston hospital has dedicated COVID-19 units with airborne infection isolation rooms

9/21/2020


UVC Disinfectant Not Easy to Use

UVC radiation disinfect requires many protocols to use safely

9/21/2020


Some Hospitals Fail To Separate COVID-19 Patients

Combining patients can fuel its spread

9/21/2020


Spray-On PPE Is Being Developed

The product would be used once a day and administered by a shelf-stable inhaler or nasal spray

9/18/2020


Material Shortages Hinders Mask Manufacturing

Meltblown textile is needed to make N95 masks

9/18/2020


The Arbor Day Foundation’s Tree Campus Healthcare Program Recognizes Healthcare Facility Tree Planting

A tree canopy has been called a critical component of community health infrastructure

9/18/2020


Penn. Hospital Fire Sparks Shelter-in-Place Order For Area

Smoke from putting out a fire at UPMC Lock Haven could have been hazardous

9/18/2020


How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

Historically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy. These tips and real-world case studies illustrate how.

9/18/2020


Cybersecurity Not Just A Technology Problem

Continual education and reinforcement of staff is key

9/18/2020


Laundry Practices A Key Part Of Infection Control

It’s an area that’s underappreciated in eldercare

9/17/2020


Access Control Strategies Can Help Curb Coronavirus Spread

Facility managers can turn to a number of solutions, ranging from no-tech to low-tech to high-tech

9/17/2020


Health Systems Discovering Benefits Of Cloud

Facilities finally moving away from CDs

9/17/2020


Patients R Us: Former Toy Store To Become Outpatient Center

Penn State Health transforming big-box store near Harrisburg

9/17/2020


Building Design, Construction And Operations Can Contribute To Sustainability

High-performance buildings that use fewer resources are healthier for people and the planet

9/17/2020


Nursing Facilities Can Be Hotbeds For Bacteria

Infection control protocols are key to preventing spread

9/17/2020


Pandemic Makes Inspecting Nursing Homes Difficult

Regulators stuck without travel and face-to-face visits

9/16/2020


Water Chemistry Issues Suspend Surgeries At Washington Hospital

The water issue is affecting sterilization

9/16/2020


Pa. Hospital Patient Suffering Third-Degree Burns In Operating Room Fire

Patient files suit against the UPMC Susquehanna’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center

9/16/2020


Green Cleaning During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Facilities should pay attention about to what’s in their cleaning products

9/16/2020


Survey: Healthcare Facilities Not Keeping Up With Hackers

96 percent of IT professionals say data attackers are outpacing healthcare facilities in effectiveness

9/16/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Power Strips

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to power strips

9/16/2020


Decontamination May Solve Mask Shortage

With cold and flu season around the corner, new PPE shortages are feared

9/15/2020


Legionella At D.C. VA Hospital Cuts Off Water

The water was flushed and the water heated to eradicate any possible legionella bacteria

9/15/2020


Mass Hospital Still Closed By Summer Flood Waters

Video on Campus Safety website shows water flooding Norwood Hospital

9/15/2020


Most Abu Dhabi hospitals Now Digitally Connected

More than 60 percent connected one year from the launch of HIE platform

9/15/2020


Pandemic Has Healthcare Facilities Increasing Focus On Patient Experience Efforts

Facilities are working on increasing access to care and deliver a better-than-expected service

9/15/2020


Five Reasons Validated Water-Management Programs Are More Critical Than Ever

Many healthcare facilities may have experienced changes in their occupancy and water usage

9/15/2020


N95 Masks Still Being Rationed At Minnesota Hospitals

State has more than 1 million masks in storage

9/14/2020


HAIs May Be Rising Amid Pandemic

COVID-19 has stretched the workforce of infection experts, possibly increasing hospital-acquired infections

9/14/2020


Pre-Fab Bathroom Pods Deliver Luxury To Go

The Christ Hospital Joint and Spine Center plugged in high-end modular bathrooms as part of its tight construction schedule

9/14/2020


Four Keys To A Complex Healthcare Construction Project

Patient safety and operational continuity come above all else

9/14/2020


Dozens Of Maryland Nursing Homes Cited For Infection Control Lapses

Ten have faced significant fines based on the inspection surveys, from $70,000 to $380,000

9/14/2020


Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

Visitor management begins at the door

9/14/2020


Idaho Nursing Homes Visited By State Inspectors With COVID-19

Inspectors didn't know they were infected

9/11/2020


Whitepaper: How to Select Electrostatic Technology

Whitepaper identifies four critical elements to evaluate

9/11/2020


Two Initiatives to Enhance Your Infection Prevention Programs

There are steps that you can take in two key areas — instrument processing and contact tracing — that can help enhance your infection prevention program

9/11/2020


Pandemic Increases Importance of Infection Control Efforts

COVID-19 has increased the chance of infection for in-center dialysis patients

9/11/2020


Mayo's Tower Expansion Paused Indefinitely'

The proposed expansion would have included a seven-story hotel

9/11/2020


Tips For Medical Device Cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today

9/11/2020



The High Standards Faced By Hospital Facility Managers

Healthcare facility managers are held to high and sometimes impossible standards

9/10/2020


La. Hospital Cares For Babies During Hurricane

The babies were moved to the main hospital in the system which has its own generator and was built to withstand hurricane force winds

9/10/2020


How to Keep Healthcare Construction Sites – and Patients – Safe and Healthy During a Pandemic

During the pandemic, we’re focusing on strengthening these longstanding procedures

9/10/2020


Nurse Reports Cooling Issues At Texas Nursing Home For COVID Patients

Nurse sues - saying she was fired after report

9/10/2020


Battling Infection Through Construction And Design

Throughout history, how we design and inhabit physical space has been a primary defense against epidemics

9/10/2020



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