When hurricane hit, most long-term care facilities hadn’t finished backup power plans

More than half of the 412 Florida assisted-living facilities and nursing homes have yet to implement their emergency power plans

10/16/2018


Assisted care facilities are upgrading emergency/backup power systems to ensure safety and comfort

All assisted care, nursing homes, and medical facilities must meet the backup/ emergency power codes of NFPA 110 and NEC 700

10/16/2018


RTLS tags: Security friend or infection-prevention foe?

Infection-control guidance from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology includes disinfecting or replacing items such as lanyards, identification tags, cellphones and pagers if they come into contact with patients.

10/16/2018


Colorado State University Health and Medical Center Medical Services Building

This project includes Vista stainless and glass railing on spiral staircase and overlooks, and Point-supported glass smoke baffle

10/16/2018


Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria

CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

10/16/2018


Green roofs support greener buildings

The choice of a green or vegetative roof can have multiple financial benefits for the building

10/16/2018







Cleaning curbs therapy dogs' MRSA risk

The risk of infection is greater for people whose immune system is weakened

10/15/2018


Smart lighting strategies for safe, smart healthcare facilities

Implementing more advanced lighting can give healthcare facilities the ability to create a smarter and safer building while improving the patient experience

10/15/2018


Access control: Strategies and tactics for successful upgrades

Effective upgrades of door hardware and security technology requires understanding options and making smart specification decisions

10/15/2018


Colorado hospital building boom leads to empty beds and higher profits

State's hospitals raised prices by 76 percent over a seven-year period

10/15/2018


Healthcare facility certification can help career advancement

The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program doesn’t require years of experience or in-depth expertise

10/15/2018


Washington hospitals seeing increased level of violence

The increase coincides with a spike in the rate of patients who, after being charged with crimes, were found not competent to stand trial

10/15/2018








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