Florida hospital ICUs hitting capacity

These hospitals were spread across more than 20 counties

7/13/2020


Housekeeper helps save COVID patient's life

Only healthcare workers and cleaning staff could have in-person interaction with the patient

7/13/2020


Enhanced safety measures initiated to make hospital patients comfortable about seeking care

Washington system established guidelines to ensure patients safety

7/13/2020


AI reduces hospital’s energy use by 20 percent

A system of multi-variant sensing for predictive controls of air-conditioning was used

7/13/2020


N95s urged for all inpatient COVID care

N95 respirators are better at filtering out aerosol generating particles

7/13/2020


Orlando’s VA Medical Center at Lake Nona updates digital infrastructure

Synergy opportunities between systems offer a growing number of conveniences and increased safety to patients, visitors and staff alike

7/13/2020








Federal records show healthcare workers’ pleas for better COVID protective gear

A third of the healthcare-related COVID-19 complaints remain open

7/10/2020


Research finds patients prefer off-campus healthcare

The trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19

7/10/2020


Mass. hospital temporarily closed following severe floods

Storm forced power outages and patient evacuations

7/10/2020


Hospital airflow crucial for infection prevention

There is a lot that can be done in indoor air management to decrease transmission of infections

7/10/2020


Flexible foodservice design key in healthcare

As trends shift, operators must keep up with menu innovations and remain adaptable

7/10/2020







What a second wave of Covid-19 could look like

A second wave during flu season could potentially overwhelm the healthcare system

7/9/2020


Arizona nursing homes preparing for another coronavirus surge

As the number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise, nursing homes are emphasizing frequent testing

7/9/2020


Adapting construction sites at healthcare facilities

Containment systems and anterooms can keep negative air pressure within the workspace and out of patient rooms

7/9/2020


COVID-19 increases use of microgrids in healthcare sector

There are still regulatory, awareness barriers to adopting systems

7/9/2020


Boston Hospital builds a Covid-19 forecasting system

Forecasting can be useful in times of uncertainty

7/9/2020


Enhancing healthcare facility security using mass notification

Mass notification systems can connect many devices and other systems healthcare facilities already have in place and help leverage them for safety and communication needs

7/9/2020







COVID-19 outbreak brings rising attacks on healthcare workers

There have been more than 400 reported global incidents of COVID-19-related violence

7/8/2020


Pandemic changing strategies for parking garages

Moving into the new normal of parking garage management

7/8/2020


Best practices for maintaining flooring during COVID-19

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

7/8/2020


Q&A: Battery-operated emergency lights for ATS?

Brad Keyes discusses battery-operated emergency lights for ATS

7/8/2020


LA’s motion picture home battles coronavirus despite precautions

Management stockpiled surgical gowns, N95 masks and gloves

7/8/2020


How to free up capital for hospital renovations

Unload medical office buildings, other real estate

7/8/2020







Pa. nursing home requires non-medical staff to assist nurses

Building maintenance staff and others are told to help with resident care

7/7/2020


N95 mask shortage still a problem

More than 20 states saw an increase in their daily average of coronavirus cases in mid-June

7/7/2020


Michigan won’t put COVID-19 patients in vacant facilities

But state officials set up a system in which infected residents are cared for in isolated areas of nursing homes

7/7/2020


Hospitals in San Antonio implementing no-visitor policy amid Covid spike

Visitors allowed for critically ill, laboring, pediatric patients

7/7/2020


Hygienic flooring essential choice for healthcare

Pathogens can spread from the floor to hands and other high-touch surfaces throughout a hospital room

7/7/2020


Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

7/7/2020







Covid outbreak at Mass. veterans facility linked catastrophic decisions

Holyoke Soldiers' Home outbreak killed 76 vets

7/6/2020


Veterans’ home had ‘the opposite of infection control’

An independent report on the coronavirus outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home found wards with both infected and uninfected patients

7/6/2020


Healthcare facilities adjust practices based on supply shortages

Many facilities have started self-producing PPE and test materials and reprocessing respirators

7/6/2020


Pro hand-hygiene culture better than monitoring devices

Consistent and constant messaging and staff empowerment as key drivers of success, according to a study

7/6/2020


Masks, field hospitals seen as urgent preparations for second wave

Ontario Hospital Association also called for the Ontario government to give clearer advice about when people should wear masks

7/6/2020


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

7/6/2020








Federal records show healthcare workers’ pleas for better COVID protective gear

A third of the healthcare-related COVID-19 complaints remain open

7/10/2020


Research finds patients prefer off-campus healthcare

The trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19

7/10/2020


Mass. hospital temporarily closed following severe floods

Storm forced power outages and patient evacuations

7/10/2020


Hospital airflow crucial for infection prevention

There is a lot that can be done in indoor air management to decrease transmission of infections

7/10/2020


Flexible foodservice design key in healthcare

As trends shift, operators must keep up with menu innovations and remain adaptable

7/10/2020







What a second wave of Covid-19 could look like

A second wave during flu season could potentially overwhelm the healthcare system

7/9/2020


Arizona nursing homes preparing for another coronavirus surge

As the number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise, nursing homes are emphasizing frequent testing

7/9/2020


Adapting construction sites at healthcare facilities

Containment systems and anterooms can keep negative air pressure within the workspace and out of patient rooms

7/9/2020


COVID-19 increases use of microgrids in healthcare sector

There are still regulatory, awareness barriers to adopting systems

7/9/2020


Boston Hospital builds a Covid-19 forecasting system

Forecasting can be useful in times of uncertainty

7/9/2020


Enhancing healthcare facility security using mass notification

Mass notification systems can connect many devices and other systems healthcare facilities already have in place and help leverage them for safety and communication needs

7/9/2020







COVID-19 outbreak brings rising attacks on healthcare workers

There have been more than 400 reported global incidents of COVID-19-related violence

7/8/2020


Pandemic changing strategies for parking garages

Moving into the new normal of parking garage management

7/8/2020


Best practices for maintaining flooring during COVID-19

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

7/8/2020


Q&A: Battery-operated emergency lights for ATS?

Brad Keyes discusses battery-operated emergency lights for ATS

7/8/2020


LA’s motion picture home battles coronavirus despite precautions

Management stockpiled surgical gowns, N95 masks and gloves

7/8/2020


How to free up capital for hospital renovations

Unload medical office buildings, other real estate

7/8/2020







Pa. nursing home requires non-medical staff to assist nurses

Building maintenance staff and others are told to help with resident care

7/7/2020


N95 mask shortage still a problem

More than 20 states saw an increase in their daily average of coronavirus cases in mid-June

7/7/2020


Michigan won’t put COVID-19 patients in vacant facilities

But state officials set up a system in which infected residents are cared for in isolated areas of nursing homes

7/7/2020


Hospitals in San Antonio implementing no-visitor policy amid Covid spike

Visitors allowed for critically ill, laboring, pediatric patients

7/7/2020


Hygienic flooring essential choice for healthcare

Pathogens can spread from the floor to hands and other high-touch surfaces throughout a hospital room

7/7/2020


Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

7/7/2020







Covid outbreak at Mass. veterans facility linked catastrophic decisions

Holyoke Soldiers' Home outbreak killed 76 vets

7/6/2020


Veterans’ home had ‘the opposite of infection control’

An independent report on the coronavirus outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home found wards with both infected and uninfected patients

7/6/2020


Healthcare facilities adjust practices based on supply shortages

Many facilities have started self-producing PPE and test materials and reprocessing respirators

7/6/2020


Pro hand-hygiene culture better than monitoring devices

Consistent and constant messaging and staff empowerment as key drivers of success, according to a study

7/6/2020


Masks, field hospitals seen as urgent preparations for second wave

Ontario Hospital Association also called for the Ontario government to give clearer advice about when people should wear masks

7/6/2020


Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

7/6/2020







Reopening onsite restaurants in healthcare facilities

A limited menu, eliminated seating and enhanced cleaning policies can help the transition

7/2/2020


There’s still a PPE shortage in Massachusetts

A second wave could bring situation to crisis level

7/2/2020


Honda, GM producing hand sanitizer for healthcare facilities

An apparatus designed to manufacture the electrodes used in the fuel cells has been repurposed

7/2/2020


Preparation for entering the next pandemic with copper and other automatic door solutions

It is critical for public spaces to implement solutions to prevent escalating virus spread as they re-open in the new normal

7/2/2020


Building design, construction and operations can contribute to sustainability

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

7/2/2020


The more cybersecurity changes, the more it stays the same

It is time for an evolution in cybersecurity that focuses on adversary disruption

7/2/2020







GEMA, Georgia National Guard moving makeshift hospital for potential second wave

Seventy-six beds will be set up in the Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Milledgeville

7/1/2020


The importance of FTEs for pandemic preparedness

Full-time employees and contractors must be determined on an environment-by-environment basis

7/1/2020


Improving mobile medical equipment security and safety with electronic access control

Take time to review existing best practices and embrace innovation

7/1/2020


Q&A: Storing a single oxygen cylinder in a dental clinic

Brad Keyes discusses storing oxygen cylinders

7/1/2020


Preparing facilities for reopening

Take time to review existing best practices and embrace innovation

7/1/2020


How hospital food service can improve patient experiences and outcomes

Food is fundamental to the human experience, and that’s doubly true for the patient experience

7/1/2020








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