Groundskeeping

Water Vapor In Hospitals Is A Good (Necessary) Thing

Humidity in buildings has acquired a bad reputation

10/30/2020


Healthcare Facilities Stocking Up On Personal Protective Equipment

Midwest hospitals looking for supplies as numbers surge

10/30/2020


COVID-19 Can Impact Restroom Upgrades

Pandemic has increased focus on improved hygiene and improved accessibility

10/30/2020


Trends Shaping The Future of Healthcare Real Estate

Divesting in healthcare real estate is also key to reducing unnecessary costs to a health system

10/30/2020


Chicago Nursing Home Security Caught 'Ghost' On Security Camera

Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/30/2020


The 'Kevin Bacon' Factor May Help COVID Spread In Nursing Homes

A lot of nursing home workers are working at more than one facility

10/29/2020


Completely Wireless Hospital Bed Launched

The new bed has intuitive patient positioning and bed alarms

10/29/2020


Protecting Practices And Patient Data During COVID-19

Renovating to create segregated areas and reconfigure existing spaces will be key

10/29/2020


Former Employee Suing Ohio Hospital After Nearly Freezing To Death In Parking Lot

The suit claims the hospital was negligent for not having adequate security cameras in the parking lot and that a security guard who promised to help did not

10/29/2020


Twin Hurricanes Of Flu And COVID-19 Approach

Experts deliver pattern analysis and action guide to help

10/28/2020


Hospices Work To Keep Families Connected With COVID Patients

Hospices have had to get creative about how they help infectious patients safely maintain contact with their families

10/28/2020


Controlling Infection When Using Mobile Devices

COVID-19 has put renewed focus on the potential for cross-contamination

10/28/2020


Numbers Tell the Story for Facility Department Diversity

At Froedtert Health, measurable goals drive and document progress

10/28/2020


Can Nursing Homes Social Distance If The Power Goes Off During A Hurricane?

Many longterm care facilities have temporary generators, which may require moving residents into a single large space

10/28/2020


COVID Provides Ideal Conditions For Candida Auris

A patient with both COVID and C. auris should only be placed in the same room as another patient with COVID-19 and C. auris

10/27/2020


LEED Safety First Credits Embraced Quickly

Cleaning, indoor air quality and ventilation rates, and water system recommissioning are also strategies covered in the LEED Safety First credits

10/27/2020


How Facilities Can Prepare for Flu Season Amidst COVID-19

Helping COVID-19 and flu patients and your healthcare staff safely navigate within your facility can make a huge difference in stopping the spread

10/27/2020


IoT Reshapes Healthcare By Cutting Costs, Increasing Efficiency

Healthcare is a prime candidate for IoT solutions

10/27/2020


Infographic: How To Clean Different Mats

Choosing the proper products can makes cleaning more efficient

10/27/2020


Kaiser Cited For Not Treating COVID-19 As Airborne

Kaiser says it will appeal the citation against its psychiatric facility in Santa Clara, Calif.

10/26/2020


Covid-19 Is Turning South African Hospitals Into ‘Obsessive Infection Control Bubbles’

Where necessary, hospitals triage so arrivals are diverted into categories that separate positive patients from Persons Under Investigation, who are in turn separated from Covid-19 negative patients

10/26/2020


Healthcare Cybersecurity Consistently A Concern

With technology and the movement of information on virtual and cloud systems, there are vulnerabilities

10/26/2020


Sustainability In A Post COVID-19 World

The pandemic has shown how sustainability in facilities must evolve to also include health and wellness strategies for building occupants

10/26/2020


Solar Array Covers 90 Percent Of Healthcare Facility’s Energy Needs

The installation will generate an estimated 541,645 kWh of clean energy annually

10/26/2020


Healthcare Facility Design Can Impact Infection Control

Environmental services should participate in the design process

10/26/2020


Bill Would Allow Hospitals To Repair Their Own Medical Equipment

Because of the pandemic, many manufacturers are restricting travel for their repair technicians

10/23/2020


Massachusetts Sets New Nursing Home Room Limits

Residential rooms that hold more than two people will be phased out

10/23/2020


Mass ER Nurse Raising Awareness Of Violence

‘We’re just human punching bags’ according to the nurse after attack

10/23/2020


Ohio Hospital Installs Metal Detectors at ER Entrance

Wheeling Hospital has boosted safety measures

10/23/2020


Calif. Hospital Staff Protests After Deputy Shoots Patient

The patient was shot by a deputy who was inside the hospital as part of a security detail for a different patient

10/22/2020


Key Questions When Renting Generators

Create detailed specifications regarding requirements, usage and site conditions.

10/22/2020


Robotic Cleaning Can Boost Efficiency

Robotic floor care can free up valuable time to focus on high-touch cleaning and disinfecting

10/22/2020


Why Supplier Financial Stability Matters to Healthcare Facility Managers

The Covid-19 pandemic brings sharp focus on healthcare supply chains

10/22/2020


Acoustics: The Hidden Risk For Mission Critical Data Centers

Focusing on assessment, specification and implementation allows managers can streamline installation and enhance access control

10/22/2020


Wastewater Testing May Provide Indication Of Coronavirus

Some U.S. cities have employed ‘sewage surveillance’

10/21/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Red Bag Waste Containers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on red bag waste containers

10/21/2020


Smart Lighting Design, Lighting Controls Can Optimize Daylighting

From window film to lighting controls, here are some strategies for overcoming daylighting challenges

10/21/2020


Study To Explore Whether Wearable Technology Can Boost Infection Control

Wearable devices can register when wearers come into contact with each other

10/21/2020


Pandemic Sparks Access Control Changes

2020 Campus Safety Survey found COVID affected policies, technology

10/21/2020


Two Minnesota Nursing Homes Call National Guard To Help Contain COVID Outbreaks

Staff-shortage issues amplified by pandemic

10/20/2020



Extra Effort In HVAC Optimization Can Be Cost Effective

Optimization project may require some time and expertise to properly tune a system — not necessarily requiring a huge investment

10/20/2020


Half of Philadelphia’s Nursing Home Patients May Have Had COVID-19

Philadelphia's health department believes previously infected nursing home patients can resist a second wave of infection

10/20/2020


Best Practices For Maintaining Flooring During COVID-19

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

10/20/2020


Natural Disasters Add Challenges For Healthcare Facilities During Pandemic

Hurricanes, etc., can further complicate facility managers’ efforts to help contain COVID-19

10/19/2020


Florida Senate Hires Tampa Hospital For COVID-19 Safety Consulting

The Senate will pay the hospital $200 an hour for providing services

10/19/2020


Utah Ready To Open Temporary COVID-19 Hospital

State health officials still hope they won’t need it

10/19/2020


Hurricane Preparedness Procedures for Healthcare Facilities

Mitigating the risk of a hurricane’s impact requires planning, organization, guidance and teamwork

10/19/2020


Nursing Home Outbreaks May Be Stressing Wisconsin Hospital Capacity

It's increasingly difficult to control COVID in nursing homes during surge

10/16/2020


More than 100 N.J. Nursing Homes Have Had Coronavirus Outbreaks Since Summer

At least 102 longterm care facilities saw new outbreaks this summer or fall after being declared COVID-19 free

10/16/2020


Keeping Hospitals Supplied In A Centralized Operation

Ensuring critical supplies are where they need to be is an important function

10/16/2020


Theme Parks Can Teach Healthcare Systems About Patient Experience

Museums, zoos and other amusements succeed when designing positive consumer experiences

10/16/2020


Wisconsin Opens State Fair Park Facility for COVID Patients

Madison’s Alliant Energy Center is also being prepped to be an alternate care facility

10/15/2020


Two Colorado Alternate Care Sites To Be Deconstructed

Colorado Convention Center, two others, to stay open

10/15/2020


Geisinger Adjusts Food Service Operations

Employees can now order and pay through the hospitals’ payroll deduction system

10/15/2020


Louisiana Hospitals Prepared For Delta While Dealing With Covid

Separation is key when dealing with extra patients or housing staff

10/14/2020


Paris Hospitals Strained By New Wave Of Covid Patients

More than 2,300 Covid-19 patients are hospitalized in Ile-de-France, the country’s most popular region

10/14/2020


Survey: N.J. Adults (50+) Still Hesitant to Go To Hospitals For Non-COVID-19 Procedures

COVID-19 admissions represented less than 5 percent of total patients in the state's medical facilities in Sept.

10/14/2020


Energy Reviews Reveal Hidden Inefficiencies

University of Maryland Medical Center discovers ways to decrease energy use

10/14/2020


Focusing On The Bottom Line During COVID

Facility managers must handle the financial challenges created by COVID-19

10/13/2020


What Clean Really Means To A Healthcare Organization’s Culture

If people do not feel safe, or if they feel they don’t have the support or resources to provide safe care, poor PX scores, high infection rates and staff attrition can result

10/13/2020


S.C.Hospital Using Software To Control Energy Use

Fault-detection diagnostic software can reduce waste

10/13/2020


Keeping A Hospital Campus Secure

Parking and entries should be protected

10/13/2020


CDC Confirms Airborne Transmission Plays Role In COVID Spread

Update comes after website error in September

10/12/2020


The Evolution of Sustainability in a Post COVID-19 World

The pandemic has shown how sustainability in facilities must evolve to also include health and wellness strategies for building occupants

10/12/2020


Healthcare Tech Needs Up-To-Date Security

Healthcare security needs to include ways to protect data

10/12/2020


Senior Facilities Need To Be Part Of Emergency Prep Plan

Report says Connecticut should have worked with more closely with assisted living communities and nursing homes

10/12/2020


Designing A Disaster Plan During COVID-19

COVID’s impact on a disaster plan focuses on risk analysis, emergency response and business continuity

10/9/2020


Senate To Investigate Use of Security Cameras at VA Hospitals

Legislation to support transparency

10/9/2020


Coronavirus Surge Starting to Stress Wis. Hospitals

Governor issues emergency order to bring in out-of-state healthcare workers

10/9/2020


For HVAC Efficiency, Go Beyond The Obvious

Energy-use data and analysis is crucial to identifying and picking projects that can have huge longterm impact on efficiency

10/9/2020


How Healthcare Facilities Are Dealing With Hurricanes, Wildfires And A Pandemic

Medical centers use lessons learned from pandemic response to manage natural disasters

10/8/2020


Pandemic Experience Is Changing ASCs infection Control

During COVID, facilities have improved their infection control procedures

10/8/2020


Virtual Reality Can Facilitate Hospital Design Input

Medical professionals are able to comment on design decisions

10/8/2020


Wisconsin Coronavirus Surge Forced To Wait-List Or Transfer Patients

Bellin Hospital hopes to convert a facility on its campus into another space for hospital beds

10/8/2020


Brigham and Women's Hospital Nurses Urge Stronger COVID Safety Measures

42 patients and staff and one visitor have tested positive in hospital cluster

10/7/2020


How To Avoid A Wrecked Boiler

Water-side corrosion and thermal shock or stress are calamities all facility manager should do their best to avoid

10/7/2020


Study Says Shallow Hospital Sinks Can Spread Infections

Researchers found that a shallow sink can lead to the contamination of worker hands and patient care equipment and surfaces

10/7/2020


San Bernardino Hospital Workers Protest Coronavirus Protocols

Demonstrations were held at more than 30 Dignity Health and Sutter Health facilities

10/7/2020


Health System Eases PPE Issues By Buying Stake In Company

Genesis Health System purchased a minority stake in Prestige Ameritech

10/6/2020


Green Cleaning Challenges for Healthcare Facilities Due To COVID-19

The healthcare industry continues to advance its efforts on green cleaning and its mission to 'do no harm' while also effectively addressing COVID-19

10/6/2020


Hospital System Hobbled By Cyberattack

Universal Health Services Inc. experienced treatment interruptions at US facilities

10/6/2020


Hospitals Brace For Impact Of Flu, COVID

A main challenge will be differentiating patients being admitted with the flu from those with COVID-19

10/5/2020


Despite Charleston’s Chronic Flooding, Hospitals Plan To Stay Put

Investments into the peninsula continue

10/5/2020


Firefighters Work To Protect California Hospital

A hospital skeleton crew stayed back to wet the roof and make last-minute arrangements

10/5/2020


Banned Hand Sanitizer List Nears 200

The list of hand sanitizers deemed unsafe by the FDA topped 100 in early August

10/5/2020


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

10/5/2020


Prioritizing Cyber Emergency Preparedness

Ransomware death in Germany offers lessons

10/2/2020


Achieving Net-Zero Energy

Historically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy

10/2/2020


Milwaukee Hospital Opens Separate Emergency Department For Pregnant Women

The specialized ER is the first of its kind in the area

10/2/2020


ER Waste Generation Examined

85 percent of all items disposed of as regulated medical waste, did not meet the criteria

10/2/2020


Interior Design Choices Can Support Infection Prevention

Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

10/2/2020


The Three Stages Of Facility Emergency Response

The biggest challenge that healthcare facility managers face in an emergency is ensuring safety

10/2/2020


Patient Equipment Decontamination Can Impact Infection Control

Quick and effective decontamination of shared patient equipment is essential

10/1/2020


Preventing HVAC from Spreading Coronavirus

Good ventilation, filtration and humidity control are crucial

10/1/2020


New Air Speed And Direction Measurement Technology Delivering Airflow Visualization For Healthcare Environments.

It is critically important to understand how the airflow can impact the time between scheduling procedures in different types of healthcare environments

10/1/2020


Proper Ventilation, Filtration To Curb COVID Risk

Air disinfection in healthcare facilities may be just as important as using fitted N95 respirators

10/1/2020


Ultraviolet Lamp Said to Kill COVID Without Risk To People

The company plans to sell the lamp to medical facilities first

10/1/2020


Ten Percent Of N.Y. Nursing Homes Failed At Infection Control

The New York Health Department has fined 23 nursing homes a total of $328,000

9/30/2020


Pa. Health System Adjusts Food Service During Pandemic

Geisinger’s former self-serve stations are all staffed and shielded

9/30/2020


Study: Coronavirus Lingers on Shared Medical Equipment

Research doesn’t say whether this could lead to virus transmission

9/30/2020


Continuously Active Disinfectants Said To Control COVID Spread

Protecting exposure via surfaces in heavily trafficked facilities can be a challenge

9/30/2020


Reducing HAIs With Touchpoint Disinfecting

Cleaners target HAI hotspots

9/29/2020


Ransomware Attack Leads To Death Of Patient In Germany

Woman died after being diverted to facility 20 miles away when hackers shut down hospital where she was being admitted

9/29/2020


Selecting the Right CMMS

CMMS selection requires matching specific project and facility goals with the capabilities and functionality of the system

9/29/2020


Study Finds Educating Cleaning Staff Lowers C. diff Infections

Study suggests focusing on knowledge gaps, challenges and barriers

9/29/2020


Hospitals Say They're Now Better Prepared For COVID-19

Healthcare leaders are stockpiling needed supplies

9/28/2020


Healthcare Tech Supporting COVID-19 Fight

Some hospitals are using remote surveillance to monitor COVID-19 patients on ventilators

9/28/2020


With COVID-19 Reopenings, There May Be Legionella in A Building's Water

Stagnant water can be a breeding ground for waterborne pathogens, such as legionella

9/28/2020


Survey: Dirty Carpet Impacts Perception of Care in Long-term Care Facilities

Older Americans (65+) are more likely than their younger counterparts to be influenced by dirty carpet

9/28/2020


Flu Season During Coronavirus Pandemic Raises New Questions

Flu patients can take up resources

9/25/2020


Washington Hospital Fixes Water Issue After Two Weeks

The water issue affected sterilization of surgical instruments

9/25/2020


Doctor Shot During Robbery At Minnesota Hospital

Employees had asked for better protection in parking areas

9/25/2020


Kaiser Permanente First Healthcare System To Reach Carbon Neutrality

One hundred percent of energy the system uses is being either used in a green way or is offset

9/25/2020


Lessons From Ebola

Healthcare professionals have learned a great deal about creating effective care environments that allow for the safe treatment of patients with EVD and other infectious diseases

9/25/2020


56% Of Healthcare Facilities Did Not Meet National Cybersecurity Standards In 2019

Added technologies and an increased focus on existing ones is recommended

9/24/2020


2020 Environmental Services Departments of the Year Named

AHE awards honor top hospital EVS departments

9/24/2020


Case Study: Urology Center in Little Rock

The project provided lighting for a range of medical and cleanroom applications

9/24/2020


What You Need to Know About Elastomeric Coatings

Durable and not easily cracked, elastomeric coatings are also effective at sealing roof leaks and preventing existing damage from worsening

9/24/2020


Pa. Hospital Using ‘Mobile Boiler Rooms’ During Repairs After Fire

The fire has been linked to a chemical reaction during maintenance work

9/24/2020


Florida Assisted-Living Facilities No Longer Required To Test Staff For COVID

Federal guidelines require nursing homes to continue testing

9/23/2020


Pandemic Hastening Closure Of Some Urban Hospitals

COVID has worsened the situation for already weakened hospitals

9/23/2020


Georgia Blocks ‘Granny Cam’ Legislation

Some in the long-term care industry have opposed cameras

9/23/2020


Tackling the Pandemic with Environmental Monitoring

The benefits of temperature and environmental monitoring are twofold

9/23/2020


CDC Reverses Guidelines On Testing People Exposed To Covid-19

People who have had close contact with someone infected with the coronavirus, but who have not exhibited symptoms are now recommended to be tested

9/22/2020


Coronavirus Could Make Touchless Restrooms a Must

No longer a nice-to-have, touchless restroom fixtures may curb infections from commercial restrooms

9/22/2020


Senior Living Dining Program Works to Maintain Community

Nebraska facilities innovate in how they serve residents under restrictions

9/22/2020


Columbus Surge Hospital In Storage For Now

The hospital at the Greater Columbus Convention Center has been disassembled

9/22/2020


Smart Healthcare Facilities Can Come Unique Cybersecurity Threats

All the standard vulnerabilities apply to healthcare facilities as well

9/22/2020


Nursing Home Workers Who Work At Multiple Facilities May Be Behind Some Of COVID Spread

Florida facilities continue to see cases despite lockdown

9/21/2020


Containing Healthcare Costs in the New COVID Normal

Navigating pandemic-induced financial strain to reduce expenses

9/21/2020


Mayo Clinic Opens A Dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen

Clinic now a validated gluten-free 'safe spot'

9/21/2020


Mass. Hospital Keeping COVID Transmissions at Nearly Zero

The Boston hospital has dedicated COVID-19 units with airborne infection isolation rooms

9/21/2020


UVC Disinfectant Not Easy to Use

UVC radiation disinfect requires many protocols to use safely

9/21/2020


Some Hospitals Fail To Separate COVID-19 Patients

Combining patients can fuel its spread

9/21/2020


Spray-On PPE Is Being Developed

The product would be used once a day and administered by a shelf-stable inhaler or nasal spray

9/18/2020


Material Shortages Hinders Mask Manufacturing

Meltblown textile is needed to make N95 masks

9/18/2020


Penn. Hospital Fire Sparks Shelter-in-Place Order For Area

Smoke from putting out a fire at UPMC Lock Haven could have been hazardous

9/18/2020


How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

Historically high energy users, hospitals do have a pathway to net-zero energy. These tips and real-world case studies illustrate how.

9/18/2020


Cybersecurity Not Just A Technology Problem

Continual education and reinforcement of staff is key

9/18/2020


Laundry Practices A Key Part Of Infection Control

It’s an area that’s underappreciated in eldercare

9/17/2020


Access Control Strategies Can Help Curb Coronavirus Spread

Facility managers can turn to a number of solutions, ranging from no-tech to low-tech to high-tech

9/17/2020


Health Systems Discovering Benefits Of Cloud

Facilities finally moving away from CDs

9/17/2020


Nursing Facilities Can Be Hotbeds For Bacteria

Infection control protocols are key to preventing spread

9/17/2020


Water Chemistry Issues Suspend Surgeries At Washington Hospital

The water issue is affecting sterilization

9/16/2020


Pa. Hospital Patient Suffering Third-Degree Burns In Operating Room Fire

Patient files suit against the UPMC Susquehanna’s Williamsport Regional Medical Center

9/16/2020


Green Cleaning During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Facilities should pay attention about to what’s in their cleaning products

9/16/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Power Strips

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to power strips

9/16/2020


Survey: Healthcare Facilities Not Keeping Up With Hackers

96 percent of IT professionals say data attackers are outpacing healthcare facilities in effectiveness

9/16/2020


Decontamination May Solve Mask Shortage

With cold and flu season around the corner, new PPE shortages are feared

9/15/2020


Legionella At D.C. VA Hospital Cuts Off Water

The water was flushed and the water heated to eradicate any possible legionella bacteria

9/15/2020


Mass Hospital Still Closed By Summer Flood Waters

Video on Campus Safety website shows water flooding Norwood Hospital

9/15/2020


Most Abu Dhabi hospitals Now Digitally Connected

More than 60 percent connected one year from the launch of HIE platform

9/15/2020


Pandemic Has Healthcare Facilities Increasing Focus On Patient Experience Efforts

Facilities are working on increasing access to care and deliver a better-than-expected service

9/15/2020


Five Reasons Validated Water-Management Programs Are More Critical Than Ever

Many healthcare facilities may have experienced changes in their occupancy and water usage

9/15/2020


N95 Masks Still Being Rationed At Minnesota Hospitals

State has more than 1 million masks in storage

9/14/2020


HAIs May Be Rising Amid Pandemic

COVID-19 has stretched the workforce of infection experts, possibly increasing hospital-acquired infections

9/14/2020


Dozens Of Maryland Nursing Homes Cited For Infection Control Lapses

Ten have faced significant fines based on the inspection surveys, from $70,000 to $380,000

9/14/2020


Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

Visitor management begins at the door

9/14/2020


Idaho Nursing Homes Visited By State Inspectors With COVID-19

Inspectors didn't know they were infected

9/11/2020


Whitepaper: How to Select Electrostatic Technology

Whitepaper identifies four critical elements to evaluate

9/11/2020


Two Initiatives to Enhance Your Infection Prevention Programs

There are steps that you can take in two key areas — instrument processing and contact tracing — that can help enhance your infection prevention program

9/11/2020


Pandemic Increases Importance of Infection Control Efforts

COVID-19 has increased the chance of infection for in-center dialysis patients

9/11/2020


Tips For Medical Device Cybersecurity

Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today

9/11/2020



The High Standards Faced By Hospital Facility Managers

Healthcare facility managers are held to high and sometimes impossible standards

9/10/2020


La. Hospital Cares For Babies During Hurricane

The babies were moved to the main hospital in the system which has its own generator and was built to withstand hurricane force winds

9/10/2020


How to Keep Healthcare Construction Sites – and Patients – Safe and Healthy During a Pandemic

During the pandemic, we’re focusing on strengthening these longstanding procedures

9/10/2020


Nurse Reports Cooling Issues At Texas Nursing Home For COVID Patients

Nurse sues - saying she was fired after report

9/10/2020


Canadian Healthcare Facilities Seeing Resistance To In-Hospital Masking

Altercations witnessed when visitors are asked to wear mask in Alberta facility

9/9/2020


Disinfectant Overuse May Have Caused Nurses' Illnesses At Vermont Hospital

Investigators were unable to pinpoint an exact reason why 21 nurses fell ill

9/9/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation Route Maps

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to evacuation route maps

9/9/2020


IPs and EVS Work Best Together With Give-And-Take

The COVID pandemic is bringing them teams together to discuss maintaining supplies of cleaning and disinfecting

9/9/2020


COVID-19 Could Change Enhanced Assisted Living

Some assisted living providers are reevaluating their healthcare offerings

9/9/2020


Healthcare Facilities Have Complex Cybersecurity Risks

Nonprofit hospitals face greater risks from cyberattacks than any other sector

9/9/2020


Return-to-School Issues Can Offer Lessons For Healthcare Facilities

Community living environments, such as universities and skilled nursing facilities, are challenging

9/8/2020


More Scrutiny Sought For Florida Coronavirus Isolation Centers

Some of the nursing homes have been cited for infection control issues

9/8/2020


Minnesota Hospital Adds Halal Options To Patient Menu

Change at St. Cloud Hospital launched to better serve Muslim patients

9/8/2020


Pandemic Increasing Demand For Telemedicine

Health systems are struggling and adjusting to the changes

9/8/2020


Balancing Infection Control With Green-Cleaning Efforts

There are good sustainable alternatives out there if healthcare professionals are 'willing to open their eyes and take a look'

9/8/2020


How Healthcare Facilities Managers Have Become Unsung Heroes for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19

Healthcare facilities managers are making sure infrastructure doesn’t fail

9/4/2020


One In Eight UK Patients Caught COVID In Hospital

Researchers said that was a relatively low rate

9/4/2020


Survey: COVID Hasn’t Changed Large Employers Support Of On-Site Clinics

More than half of employers surveyed said they already have an on-site clinics

9/4/2020


Pa. Hospital System Dealing With Food Service Problem

Patients skipping meals and resorting to snacks

9/4/2020


Designing Healthcare Facilities with Mass Notification in Mind

These systems also offer flexible options for healthcare facilities to reach people via on-premises and mobile devices, as well as create groups and zones to target messages

9/4/2020


Tips For Hiring Healthcare Cybersecurity Pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

9/4/2020


Preparing For A Hurricane In The Middle Of A Pandemic

Facilities must routinely research and update plans in order to reduce damage, remain open and recover quickly

9/3/2020


Healthcare Foodservice Operations Had To Pivot During the Pandemic

Many hospitals received donations from local businesses

9/3/2020


Two Twin Cities Hospitals Hit With OSHA Penalties Over COVID-19

United, North Memorial fined for PPE, staff-safety violations

9/3/2020


Hospital Airflow Crucial For Infection Prevention

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

9/3/2020


California Hospital Workers Say They're Not Being Protected

Ad hoc COVID-19 medical centers are often remote and security is often a lower priority

9/2/2020


Temporary Hospitals Have Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Ad hoc COVID-19 medical centers are often remote and security is often a lower priority

9/2/2020


Some Healthcare Workers Need Convincing To Wear Masks

Some healthcare workers still believe COVID is a farce or it doesn't really exist

9/1/2020


Healthcare Parking Lots Can Be Hazardous To Workers

Investigation shows security measures lacking

9/1/2020


Baltimore-Area Hospitals Easing Visitor Restrictions

Some visitors are being encouraged to stay in the hospital rather than come and go

9/1/2020


India Deploys Portable, Foldable Covid Hospital

Facility can be set up in a few hours by fewer than five people

8/31/2020


Mobile COVID Clinical Trial Travels To Nursing Homes

An experimental drug to halt sudden outbreaks is being tested

8/31/2020


Staten Island Hospital Installs Thermal Scanners

Employees and visitors can be tested when entering the hospital

8/31/2020



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