Disinfectants may be helping create superbugs

Research has led to calls for the products - Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin - to be more strictly regulated

3/25/2019


Planning for an active shooter in physician offices

Offices need to plan for an active shooter the same way they’d prepare for any other potential emergency

3/25/2019


Minimizing risk in hospitals with best flooring practices

Proper flooring can play a key role in helping minimize various types of risks

3/25/2019


Kaiser Permanente expands contract landscaping service

The company announced that it will eliminate approximately 60 full-time gardening jobs at several facilities across Northern California

3/25/2019


WHO says Ebola area contained in Congo

Country still needs long-term support

3/25/2019


Designing lighting systems and controls

Daylighting, codes and standards and other factors must be considered

3/25/2019







A year after egg-freezing disasters no changes in government regulation seen

There is no single government agency empowered to address mistakes or malfunctions

3/22/2019


Study looks at subsidies for infection control

Researchers found that a dollar-for-dollar matching subsidy was the most effective

3/22/2019


Legionella bacteria at Brooklyn hospital shuts off showers for 4 months

The bacteria was found in certain inpatient units during routine water safety testing

3/22/2019


Cleveland Clinic is working toward 100 percent landfill diversion

The main campus is maintaining more than a 40 percent landfill diversion rate for seven months out of the year

3/22/2019


Miami Beach hospital designed for coastal weather events

The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., is designed to embrace flexibility and resiliency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/22/2019


Louisiana's 170-year-old mental hospital 'deteriorating'

The Louisiana Department of Health has asked for $348 million over five years to build a 750-bed replacement

3/22/2019








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