Georgia Reopens Temporary Hospital in Atlanta To Deal With Covid Surge

The Georgia World Congress Center facility has a 120-bed capacity

8/7/2020


Use Of Domestic Medical Suppliers More Expensive

Johns Hopkins VP says 40-cent surgical gowns now cost $9

8/7/2020


Using Resources Wisely During COVID-19:

Waste and recycling options for healthcare facilities

8/7/2020


Inspection After First Covid Case Finds Va. Hospital Staffers Failed To Clean Hands And Equipment

A state inspector cited the issues at Maryview Medical Center in Portsmouth during an unannounced visit this spring

8/7/2020


Making The Case For Energy Efficiency

A communication gap between the CFO and facility managers can mean missing out on good efficiency projects

8/7/2020


Spending On Energy Efficiency Means Improving Patient Care

Running a hospital means taking the reins on your energy output by making smart energy-saving investments

8/7/2020


Pennsylvania Nursing Homes' Second COVID-19 Wave Linked To Mistakes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expects a second wave to start in the fall, during the traditional flu season, but the increase seen in Pennsylvania has begin early

8/6/2020


Healthcare FMs Challenged with Unified Response for Facilities Nationwide

Varied responses offer an opportunity to learn and share best practices across geographies that much more quickly

8/6/2020


Mayo Clinic Invests $1M To Expand Telehealth

Expansive telemedicine network available to treat COVID-19 patients

8/6/2020


FEMA Sends Gowns Without Arm Holes And Strapless Masks To Care Homes

$134 million shipment to frontline workers included ‘glorified garbage bag gowns’

8/6/2020


California Hospital Weathering Supply Chain Challenges

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital’s parent company acquired stake in PPE manufacturer

8/6/2020


Interior Design Choices Can Support Infection Prevention

Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

8/6/2020


South Carolina Hospital Installing Tents As It Deals With COVID-19 Patients

Regional Medical Center Orangeburg Hospital is also preparing for the upcoming hurricane season

8/5/2020


The Importance Of Surge Protection In Healthcare Facilities

Ventilators and other monitors must have a constant stream of power to reduce risks to patients

8/5/2020


Microgrids in Hospitals Can Support Bolster Public Health

Hospitals need electricity for critical functions such as ventilators and dialysis machines

8/5/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Does an Actual Alarm Count as a Fire Drill?

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

8/5/2020


How Modular Healthcare Facilities Aided Pandemic Response

Modular healthcare facilities are being widely used as surge capacity for COVID-19 patients

8/5/2020


Building Smarter Healthcare Through Better Interior Design

Many of the finishes chosen for a new, expanded or renovated healthcare facility are more than just passive elements

8/5/2020


Regulatory Compliance at Healthcare Facilities As Non-Covid Patients Return

The policies around the handling and disposing of PPE may have changed

8/4/2020


Hand Hygiene Even More Important in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Healthcare facilities must sustain the gains achieved during the pandemic

8/4/2020


Puerto Rico Lacks Hospital To Survive COVID-19

Puerto Rico has a surge in COVID-19 infections

8/4/2020


Telemedicine Market Expected to Hit $175 Billion by 2026

The rising number of COVID-19 infections across the globe is one of the key factors driving the demand for telemedicine

8/4/2020


Hospital Cyber Attacks On the Rise with Covid

Temporary facilities are potentially adding to the problem

8/4/2020


Spending on Energy Efficiency Mans Improving Patient Care

Running a hospital means taking the reins on your energy output by making smart energy-saving investments

8/4/2020



Tenn. Hospitals Preparing Extra Space If Needed For Covid-19 Patients

COVID-19 hospitalizations are hitting new highs in the region

8/3/2020


Contact Tracing Gets Real

Hospitals and clinics look to location based intelligence (LBI) for fully automated, real-time contact and contagion tracking

8/3/2020


NICUs Facing Unique Challenges During Covid

A patient is labor is not going to be asked to wear a mask

8/3/2020


Some R.I. Hospitals Getting Pushback on Mask Requirements

A state ban ban on hospital visits changed in July and restrictions were eased — but not lifted

8/3/2020


Healthcare Renovation Trends Driven By Patient Satisfaction, Market Needs

At the end of 2017, more than 15,000 healthcare construction projects were underway in the United States

8/3/2020


Florida opens its first mobile hospital

The state is providing staff and equipment for the unit

7/31/2020


Healthcare facilities cybersecurity risks complex

Nonprofit hospitals face greater risks from cyberattacks than any other sector

7/31/2020


Building infection prevention programs at longterm care

Addressing the risk and not just the treatment of infection can save money, too

7/31/2020


Department of defense looking for contractors to set up Fla. mobile hospitals

As cases surge, the Army is helping the state in case it needs to quickly build out

7/31/2020


COVID-19 is changing hospital design in the short- and longterm

Healthcare facilities are urged to limit entries, improve HVAC systems, compartmentalize spaces and create hot zones

7/31/2020


COVID-19 infecting patients inside healthcare facilities

5,142 patients in the US reported to be infected with coronavirus inside a hospital.

7/31/2020







National Guard raises tents outside South Carolina hospital

As of mid July, 84 percent of Orangeburg County’s hospital beds were occupied

7/30/2020


Reinventing the healthcare facility post-Covid

There could be fundamental differences in care, according to a new whitepaper

7/30/2020


How McCormick Place became Chicago's alternate care site

The convention center was converted to a 3,000-bed hospital

7/30/2020


Healthcare data security still needs attention during pandemic

Healthcare institutions can have difficulty leveraging the large amounts of data that they store

7/30/2020


Adapting medical office buildings to increase patient safety and confidence

Healthy, welcoming spaces are essential as patients and staff consider care options

7/30/2020


Pandemic’s impact on on-site dining at healthcare facilities

Dining programs could see a continued slump in retail dining

7/30/2020







California hospitals get help with staffing shortages from military

A total of 160 Air Force healthcare professionals are working in five hospitals

7/29/2020


Integrating EHR and medical devices in longterm care

This integration could support better outcomes and lower the cost of care for patients

7/29/2020


Designing for wellbeing in longterm, behavioral care

Color, material choices can support patient independence

7/29/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Stairwell card-access readers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for stairwell card-access readers

7/29/2020


Five housekeepers at N.Y. hospital volunteered to clean COVID patients’ rooms

Volunteer cleaners say they were motivated by the patients

7/29/2020


Supersized food can mean undersized profits for healthcare facilities

When it comes to offering healthier food options in their cafeterias and gift shops, most U.S. hospitals may be 'penny wise and pound foolish'

7/29/2020








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