High-Touch Surfaces in Long-Term Care Facilities Often Contaminated

Findings could help long-term care facilities assess cleanliness of high-touch surfaces and enhance infection prevention and control measures

10/3/2022


New Resource Helps Prevent Violence in Healthcare Facilities

The Workplace Violence Prevention Handbook for Health Care Professionals aims to help healthcare facilities make immediate enhancements relating to workplace violence.

10/3/2022


Mental Health Impacted by Workplace Culture

Negative workplace environments can lead to less productivity.

10/3/2022



CMS Offers Resources for Florida Hospitals Affected by Hurricane

Resources and waivers aim to ensure hospitals and other facilities can continue to operate and provide access to care to those impacted by the hurricane.

9/30/2022


Jackson West Medical Center Uses Design to Focus on Patient Wellness

The design incorporates nature to better promote healing

9/30/2022


Leveraging BIM To Streamline Healthcare Facility Renovations

At a surgery center in Florida, building information modeling technology drives collaboration and efficiency.

9/30/2022



Tackling Infection in Senior Living Communities

Sodexo program implements enhanced cleaning protocols that fight the spread of infection to protect residents, staff and their families.

9/29/2022


The Role of Paper Towel Dispensers in Cutting Costs

As organizations search cost savings, more are taking a closer look at paper towel dispensers.

9/29/2022


Live Give Play and Spiritos Properties Plan New Luxury Senior Facility

The five-story facility is expected to open in late 2024.

9/29/2022



Legionella Prevention in Cooling Tower Systems

With the support of a team of experts, managers can effectively prevent, detect and respond to positive Legionella tests.

9/28/2022


States Strengthen Assisted Living Regulations

Over 90 percent of assisted living facilities require a consumer disclosure agreement.

9/28/2022


Healthcare Facilities Brace for Hurricane Ian

Hurricane Ian is expected to reach the coast of Florida Wednesday evening.

9/28/2022



Facility Management Before a Crisis Strikes

Growing threats to operations create pressure and opportunities for managers to improve their organizations’ resilience.

9/27/2022


Some Healthcare Facilities No Longer Need Face Masks While Working

The CDC releases new masking guidance for healthcare facilities.

9/27/2022


ShorePoint Health Venice Ends Services

Decline in inpatient volume and rising expenses contributed to the closure.

9/27/2022



Dead Rat Remained in Clinic After 2020 Inspection

Rat found in December 2020 inspection of city-run health clinic in Baltimore remained undisturbed and mummified in follow-up site visit 18 months later.

9/26/2022


Round Desk Allows for Versatility and Flexibility

With beauty, performance, and pure possibility all in one, Durasein makes healthcare environments fun and rewarding to design.

9/26/2022


What to Remember When Renovating Healthcare Facilities

Renovating healthcare facilities brings on its own set of challenges. Here are some things to consider.

9/26/2022



How to Prevent Mold Growth in Facilities

Mold can often grow out of sight and unnoticed.

9/23/2022


FGI Resource Targets Facilities Readiness for Emergencies

White paper helps facilities managers determine best practices and establish a new minimum standard on emergency preparedness and response.

9/23/2022


Cybersecurity Evolve as Attacks on Healthcare Sector Grow

Cyber attacks on healthcare organizations have increased 94 percent year-over-year.

9/23/2022



How COVID-19 Re-Focused Facilities on Compliance

The pandemic was the ultimate litmus test for and real-world example of hospital compliance standards.

9/22/2022


Ceiling Change Nearly Doubles Pressure Differential in Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital's Patient Room

The target was to maintain the minimum 0.020” w.c. under all conditions.

9/22/2022


Towel Dispensers Pivot to Become More Sustainable

Towel dispenser manufacturers are answering the call to become more sustainable.

9/22/2022




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