New Cleaning Approach Reduces HAIs by 65 Percent

Minnesota hospital uses technology and teamwork to minimize hospital-acquired infections

9/17/2021


COVID-19 Challenges Hospital’s HVAC Operations

Department focuses on UVC technology, air filtration to create healthy indoor environments

9/17/2021


Florida Hospital Campus Prepares for Fall Opening

65-acre campus will include a 365,000-square-foot, five-story hospital with 110 private patient suites, a 28-bed emergency department

9/17/2021



Minimizing Mold Growth: The Value of Preventive Maintenance

Healthcare facility managers need to take the necessary precautions to prevent patients from acquiring fungal infections

9/16/2021



California Warns Healthcare Facilities on Cybercrime

Attorney general urges providers to take proactive steps to protect against cybersecurity threats

9/16/2021


DOE Resources Support Codes To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Facilities rely on robust energy codes to enhance resilience and mitigate impacts of climate change

9/16/2021


Carpets Cannot Be Disinfected

They can be cleaned and sanitized and here’s how to do it in 3 steps

9/15/2021


EPA Webinar Targets IPM in Healthcare Facilities

Integrated pest management is a science-based decision-making framework that emphasizes pest prevention and least-toxic control measures

9/15/2021


Case Study: Canopy Skylight Welcomes Visitors To Cancer Center

anodized aluminum canopy is expected to last 40 years

9/15/2021



Biden’s COVID-19 Mandates Target Vaccinations in Healthcare Facilities

Mandate covers healthcare settings that receive Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement, including hospitals, dialysis facilities, ambulatory surgical settings, and home health agencies

9/14/2021


Preparedness Resource Targets Power Generation

Free, downloadable resource provides in-depth look at propane’s capabilities as a resilient energy source in healthcare facilities

9/14/2021


NFMT Returns With Its Remix Show in November

Live event takes place in Orlando, but facility professionals can also attend online

9/14/2021



What Are the Benefits of Installing Lighting Controls?

If hospitals are going to implement lighting controls, there is an ideal time to do it

9/13/2021


White Paper Targets Advanced Recycling in Healthcare

Healthcare industry has recognized that the environmental footprint from widespread use of plastics, especially packaging, is significant

9/13/2021



ASHRAE Updates Ventilation Standard for Healthcare Facilities

Changes include expanded requirements to allow airborne infectious isolation room exhaust discharge to general exhaust under certain conditions

9/13/2021


Prevent Infections Rather Than Have To Cure Them

Hospitals need to give greater attention and budget to preventing healthcare acquired infections

9/10/2021


Long-Term Care Facility Reduces Carbon Footprint With No Upfront Costs

Case Study: Crown Point Health Suites upgraded lighting to LED fixtures and added HVAC sensors

9/10/2021


Joint Commission Launches Assisted Living Accreditation

ALCs have been increasingly shifting from hospitality-based environment to healthcare-focused setting

9/10/2021




Blower Fans Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

Fire-related property damage has totalled $75,000

9/9/2021


New York’s First Children’s Specialty Hospital Breaks Ground

Hospital will provide diagnosis, clinical assessment, crisis evaluation, and evidence-based treatment for issues related to complex conditions

9/9/2021


Florida Hospital Begins $10 Million Renovation

When complete in summer, 2022, emergency department will expand number of patient care areas to 18

9/9/2021


Hurricane, Wildfires Making Resilience a Top Priority for Facilities

Recent report suggests catastrophic climate change is imminent unless huge greenhouse gas reductions succeed

9/8/2021


Biden Pushes To Curtail Emissions from Healthcare Facilities

New office will prod hospitals to cut carbon emissions and provide greener, more environmentally friendly medical care

9/8/2021


Meet the Best Environmental Services Departments

AHE names its 2021 award winners

9/8/2021




San Francisco Hospital Incorporates Health and Wellness into New Design

Facility used flexibility, lighting and contemporary design techniques to achieve goals

9/7/2021


Baltimore Medical Center Begins Construction on Towson Campus

The estimated cost of the project is $166 million

9/7/2021



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