Keeping Hospitals Clean and Disinfected Is Team Job

Environmental services, nurses and infection control services need clear roles and responsibilities

7/29/2021


Two California Hospitals Prevent Lethal Fungal Spread

Hospitals enforced aggressive measures to prevent spread of Candida auris

7/29/2021



Canada’s First Smart Hospital Debuts

Mackenzie Health now using healthcare technology company CenTrak’s RTLS technology

7/29/2021




Former Hospital Sites to Be Redeveloped

These two sites have sat unused for years. 

7/28/2021


Advantages of School-Based Healthcare

These types of health centers help low-income and disadvantaged families find medical help.

7/28/2021


Senior Living Centers Fined $5.5 Million Over COVID-19 Practices

More than 184,000 nursing home residents have died of COVID-19 as of June 2021

7/28/2021


Getting Creative with Hospital Design

Hospitals seek design strategies that promote wellbeing of providers and patients

7/27/2021


IT Lapse Exposes 275 Million Medical Images

HHS recently alerted medical facilities to prioritize repair of PACS vulnerabilities

7/27/2021


$3.8 Billion Chicago Hospital Project Moves Ahead

Bronzeville Lakefront project would include nearly 6,800 units of new housing, 8 million square feet of mixed-use space

7/27/2021



California Mulls Delay in Seismic Requirements for Hospitals

Proposal might give hospitals until 2037 to ensure they remain operable after major earthquake

7/26/2021


Altru Health Restarting Construction on $380 Million Project

North Dakota Hospital paused construction due to pandemic to focus on patients and employees

7/26/2021



Healthcare Takes Heavy Toll on Environment: Study

Healthcare sector produces 10 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

7/26/2021


Mask Use in Healthcare Taking Toll on Environment

Adopting reusable masks can dramatically cut environmental impact of PPE waste

7/23/2021


Savings, Security Driving Cloud Migration

Using cloud-based software becoming increasingly popular among healthcare facilities

7/23/2021


$44.7 Million Project to Develop Texas Hospital

Psychiatric hospital planned for Dallas-Fort Worth area

7/23/2021




$43.7 Million Dollar Project to Rebuild Florida Hospital Complete

The previous hospital was destroyed by a 2017 hurricane.

7/22/2021


Staffing Shortage: Virginia Temporarily Closes Several Mental Hospitals

Five of eight of the state's mental healthcare facilities are closing admissions due to short staffing.

7/22/2021


Penn Medicine’s New Pavilion Focuses on HVAC Efficiency and Sustainability

New 1.5 million-square-foot Philadelphia hospital set to open in fall of 2021

7/22/2021


Rehab Hospital To Expand System’s Florida Presence

System’s hospitals are predesigned with option to add 17 additional private rooms

7/21/2021


Case Study: Wearable Hand-Sanitizing Device Improves Hand Hygiene

Device is paired with real-time, cloud-based reporting feedback technology

7/21/2021



Should Healthcare Workers Be Required To Get Vaccinated?

Healthcare group calls for COVID vaccine mandate since similar initiatives have proven successful

7/20/2021


Pandemic Helps Move EVS to Center Stage

Keeping hospitals clean and sanitized is where concerns of health and safety overlap

7/20/2021


5 Fire Prevention Tips for Hospitals

Recent incidents highlight need for fire safety and prevention practices

7/20/2021



Healthcare Facilities Management to Reach $360 Billion

Healthcare expenses, disease, and medical tourism are several reasons for projected increase

7/19/2021


Workplace Violence Strikes Three Hospitals

Incidents in Baton Rouge, Nashville and Little Rock spotlight threats to employees

7/19/2021


Former Alexandra Mall to Become Trauma Center

Repurposing vacant spaces into usable facilities is becoming trend since pandemic-induced closure of many retail stores nationwide

7/19/2021



Getting Creative with Hospital Design

Hospitals seek design strategies that promote wellbeing of providers and patients

7/27/2021


IT Lapse Exposes 275 Million Medical Images

HHS recently alerted medical facilities to prioritize repair of PACS vulnerabilities

7/27/2021


$3.8 Billion Chicago Hospital Project Moves Ahead

Bronzeville Lakefront project would include nearly 6,800 units of new housing, 8 million square feet of mixed-use space

7/27/2021



California Mulls Delay in Seismic Requirements for Hospitals

Proposal might give hospitals until 2037 to ensure they remain operable after major earthquake

7/26/2021


Altru Health Restarting Construction on $380 Million Project

North Dakota Hospital paused construction due to pandemic to focus on patients and employees

7/26/2021



Healthcare Takes Heavy Toll on Environment: Study

Healthcare sector produces 10 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions

7/26/2021


Mask Use in Healthcare Taking Toll on Environment

Adopting reusable masks can dramatically cut environmental impact of PPE waste

7/23/2021


Savings, Security Driving Cloud Migration

Using cloud-based software becoming increasingly popular among healthcare facilities

7/23/2021


$44.7 Million Project to Develop Texas Hospital

Psychiatric hospital planned for Dallas-Fort Worth area

7/23/2021




$43.7 Million Dollar Project to Rebuild Florida Hospital Complete

The previous hospital was destroyed by a 2017 hurricane.

7/22/2021


Staffing Shortage: Virginia Temporarily Closes Several Mental Hospitals

Five of eight of the state's mental healthcare facilities are closing admissions due to short staffing.

7/22/2021


Penn Medicine’s New Pavilion Focuses on HVAC Efficiency and Sustainability

New 1.5 million-square-foot Philadelphia hospital set to open in fall of 2021

7/22/2021


Rehab Hospital To Expand System’s Florida Presence

System’s hospitals are predesigned with option to add 17 additional private rooms

7/21/2021


Case Study: Wearable Hand-Sanitizing Device Improves Hand Hygiene

Device is paired with real-time, cloud-based reporting feedback technology

7/21/2021



Should Healthcare Workers Be Required To Get Vaccinated?

Healthcare group calls for COVID vaccine mandate since similar initiatives have proven successful

7/20/2021


Pandemic Helps Move EVS to Center Stage

Keeping hospitals clean and sanitized is where concerns of health and safety overlap

7/20/2021


5 Fire Prevention Tips for Hospitals

Recent incidents highlight need for fire safety and prevention practices

7/20/2021



Healthcare Facilities Management to Reach $360 Billion

Healthcare expenses, disease, and medical tourism are several reasons for projected increase

7/19/2021


Workplace Violence Strikes Three Hospitals

Incidents in Baton Rouge, Nashville and Little Rock spotlight threats to employees

7/19/2021


Former Alexandra Mall to Become Trauma Center

Repurposing vacant spaces into usable facilities is becoming trend since pandemic-induced closure of many retail stores nationwide

7/19/2021



Protecting Healthcare Facilities and Assets Using Access Control

Facilities are vulnerable to security breaches and have their own specific areas of risks and threats

7/16/2021


Tornado Damages, Closes Missouri Hospital

Facility experienced damage but infrastructure remains sound

7/16/2021


Healthcare Facilities Renew Focus on Sustainable Operations

Researcher discussed industry's effect on climate and actions to improve sustainability

7/16/2021




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