Designing for introverts and extroverts

Private spaces energize introverts and social spaces energize extroverts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/15/2019


A crash course in GRC for the healthcare industry

Healthcare facilities must take the time to ensure that all employees are educated on governance, risk and compliance (GRC) when it comes to information security

2/15/2019


Balancing sustainable design and efficiency

Upgrades to green building standards have provided a solid framework

2/15/2019


Health system energy investments support carbon goal

Kaiser Permanente purchases wind, solar and battery energy

2/15/2019


Study says removing sinks from ICU cuts bacterial colonization

'Water-free' patient care can reduce the number of ICU patients colonized with gram-negative bacteria

2/15/2019


LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage

Reston Hospital is expecting an 81 percent reduction in annual energy consumption

2/15/2019







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

2/14/2019



Cardiac care facility designed with hybrid rooms

Providers need spaces to accommodate a range of invasive and noninvasive procedures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/14/2019


Minnesota families push for cameras in nursing homes

A new bill strives to balance privacy, safety

2/14/2019


Houston healthcare facility adopts proactive maintenance plan

MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a facility renewal program (FRP) that addressed facilities and infrastructure needs

2/14/2019


Responding to active shooters in healthcare facilities

'Run, hide, fight' is not always possible

2/14/2019








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