COVID Provides Ideal Conditions For Candida Auris

A patient with both COVID and C. auris should only be placed in the same room as another patient with COVID-19 and C. auris

10/27/2020


LEED Safety First Credits Embraced Quickly

Cleaning, indoor air quality and ventilation rates, and water system recommissioning are also strategies covered in the LEED Safety First credits

10/27/2020


How Facilities Can Prepare for Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

Helping COVID-19 and flu patients and your healthcare staff safely navigate within your facility can make a huge difference in stopping the spread

10/27/2020


USP <800> and Other Hazardous Pharmaceuticals Standards and Regulations: Update 2020

Implementing measures to protect residents and staff from unintentional exposure to HDs is an integral part of safety and public health

10/27/2020


IoT Reshapes Healthcare By Cutting Costs, Increasing Efficiency

Healthcare is a prime candidate for IoT solutions

10/27/2020


Infographic: How To Clean Different Mats

Choosing the proper products can makes cleaning more efficient

10/27/2020


Kaiser Cited For Not Treating COVID-19 As Airborne

Kaiser says it will appeal the citation against its psychiatric facility in Santa Clara, Calif.

10/26/2020


Covid-19 Is Turning South African Hospitals Into ‘Obsessive Infection Control Bubbles’

Where necessary, hospitals triage so arrivals are diverted into categories that separate positive patients from Persons Under Investigation, who are in turn separated from Covid-19 negative patients

10/26/2020


Healthcare Cybersecurity Consistently A Concern

With technology and the movement of information on virtual and cloud systems, there are vulnerabilities

10/26/2020


Sustainability In A Post COVID-19 World

The pandemic has shown how sustainability in facilities must evolve to also include health and wellness strategies for building occupants

10/26/2020


Solar Array Covers 90 Percent Of Healthcare Facility’s Energy Needs

The installation will generate an estimated 541,645 kWh of clean energy annually

10/26/2020


Healthcare Facility Design Can Impact Infection Control

Environmental services should participate in the design process

10/26/2020


Bill Would Allow Hospitals To Repair Their Own Medical Equipment

Because of the pandemic, many manufacturers are restricting travel for their repair technicians

10/23/2020


Cool Roofing Can Help Environment As Well As Budgets

Cool roofing helps save individual building owners money on cooling costs. But it also reduces urban heat islands and enhances community resilience.

10/23/2020


Massachusetts Sets New Nursing Home Room Limits

Residential rooms that hold more than two people will be phased out

10/23/2020


Mass ER Nurse Raising Awareness Of Violence

‘We’re just human punching bags’ according to the nurse after attack

10/23/2020


Ohio Hospital Installs Metal Detectors at ER Entrance

Wheeling Hospital has boosted safety measures

10/23/2020


Building Smarter Healthcare Through Better Interior Design

Many of the finishes chosen for a new, expanded or renovated healthcare facility are more than just passive elements

10/23/2020


Calif. Hospital Staff Protests After Deputy Shoots Patient

The patient was shot by a deputy who was inside the hospital as part of a security detail for a different patient

10/22/2020


Key Questions When Renting Generators

Create detailed specifications regarding requirements, usage and site conditions.

10/22/2020


Robotic Cleaning Can Boost Efficiency

Robotic floor care can free up valuable time to focus on high-touch cleaning and disinfecting

10/22/2020


Why Supplier Financial Stability Matters to Healthcare Facility Managers

The Covid-19 pandemic brings sharp focus on healthcare supply chains

10/22/2020


Acoustics: The Hidden Risk For Mission Critical Data Centers

Focusing on assessment, specification and implementation allows managers can streamline installation and enhance access control

10/22/2020


Health And Environmental Risks Of Improper Waste Management

One of the biggest dilemmas faced by the EPA is the tightrope between sanitary waste disposal and environmentally harmful emissions

10/22/2020


Wastewater Testing May Provide Indication Of Coronavirus

Some U.S. cities have employed ‘sewage surveillance’

10/21/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Red Bag Waste Containers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on red bag waste containers

10/21/2020


Smart Lighting Design, Lighting Controls Can Optimize Daylighting

From window film to lighting controls, here are some strategies for overcoming daylighting challenges

10/21/2020


Study To Explore Whether Wearable Technology Can Boost Infection Control

Wearable devices can register when wearers come into contact with each other

10/21/2020


Pandemic Sparks Access Control Changes

2020 Campus Safety Survey found COVID affected policies, technology

10/21/2020


Reasons To Focus On Healthcare Interior Design

There are job opportunities, as more healthcare administrators are looking to hire healthcare interior design experts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/21/2020


Two Minnesota Nursing Homes Call National Guard To Help Contain COVID Outbreaks

Staff-shortage issues amplified by pandemic

10/20/2020



Maintain Hospital Floors With An Integrated Care Program

Four steps can improve results

10/20/2020


Extra Effort In HVAC Optimization Can Be Cost Effective

Optimization project may require some time and expertise to properly tune a system — not necessarily requiring a huge investment

10/20/2020


Half of Philadelphia’s Nursing Home Patients May Have Had COVID-19

Philadelphia's health department believes previously infected nursing home patients can resist a second wave of infection

10/20/2020


Best Practices For Maintaining Flooring During COVID-19

Flooring can often make or break the efficacy of even the most rigorous sanitation efforts

10/20/2020


Natural Disasters Add Challenges For Healthcare Facilities During Pandemic

Hurricanes, etc., can further complicate facility managers’ efforts to help contain COVID-19

10/19/2020


Florida Senate Hires Tampa Hospital For COVID-19 Safety Consulting

The Senate will pay the hospital $200 an hour for providing services

10/19/2020


Utah Ready To Open Temporary COVID-19 Hospital

State health officials still hope they won’t need it

10/19/2020


Preparing for Winter Weather

The approach of winter is the signal to update plans for snow and ice removal in order to keep paved surfaces clear and pedestrians safe.

10/19/2020


Hurricane Preparedness Procedures for Healthcare Facilities

Mitigating the risk of a hurricane’s impact requires planning, organization, guidance and teamwork

10/19/2020


The Right Flooring Choices Can Impact Staff Efficiency and Patient Outcomes

Flooring can contribute to the reduction of noise and impact the patient experience

10/19/2020


Nursing Home Outbreaks May Be Stressing Wisconsin Hospital Capacity

It's increasingly difficult to control COVID in nursing homes during surge

10/16/2020


More than 100 N.J. Nursing Homes Have Had Coronavirus Outbreaks Since Summer

At least 102 longterm care facilities saw new outbreaks this summer or fall after being declared COVID-19 free

10/16/2020


Theme Parks Can Teach Healthcare Systems About Patient Experience

Museums, zoos and other amusements succeed when designing positive consumer experiences

10/16/2020


Creating 'Outdoor' Workspaces

Even without traditional outdoor space, improvements to bring nature to the lobby and other community spaces to give a 'walk in the park' feel

10/16/2020


Keeping Hospitals Supplied In A Centralized Operation

Ensuring critical supplies are where they need to be is an important function

10/16/2020



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