Groundskeeping

The CDC releases official reopening guidelines

Document came about two weeks after the White House reportedly tabled the guidelines

5/26/2020


N.C.’s pandemic medical shelter to go dormant but won’t be dismantled

The shelter can be made ready to take patients within four or five days

5/26/2020


Infection prevention and control in the hospitals of Wuhan

Shelter hospitals have higher risks of nosocomial infection than general hospitals

5/26/2020


Sustainable hospital design reduces environmental impact while improving performance

By focusing on details such as building orientation, sustainably-sourced materials, better water systems, and increased daylighting, architects can design hospitals that are mindful of the environment

5/26/2020


What Ghana has to teach US healthcare

The level of healthcare in Ghana is currently very low, whereas the level of healthcare in the U.S. is considerably higher, but they are facing the same concerns

5/26/2020


Hospital cutting food waste and cost

Providence Health trimming unnecessary food expenditures

5/26/2020


Hospitals use online matchmakers to exchange supplies

Online platforms have emerged to match hospitals that need masks, gowns and ventilators with those that have extras

5/22/2020


US says it won’t use Russian ventilators after deadly hospital fire

Russia stopped using them following a fire in a St. Petersburg hospital that killed five patients with Covid-19

5/22/2020


Nursing home won't allow granny cam in resident's room

Family asking for camera during Covid lockdown

5/22/2020


Hospital procedural change blamed for 6 nurses testing positive

Syracuse hospital told nurses it was no longer necessary to wear N95 masks and that surgical masks are enough

5/22/2020


Mastering the master planning process

Evolving market requires new master planning approaches

5/22/2020


Areas outside nursing home resident rooms key to infection control

Residents have frequent contact with staff and the environment outside of their rooms

5/22/2020


Documenting pandemic poses safety challenge

Photographer is documenting the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of patients and staff

5/21/2020


20 years of closing hospitals in N.Y. hampers capacity during pandemic

State and healthcare leaders eliminated 20,000 hospital beds over the past two decades

5/21/2020


Clean energy microgrid built for Covid-19 hospital in migrant camp

Batteries combined with photovoltaics provide power for the pop-up clinic

5/21/2020


Illuminating the importance of emergency and exit lights

Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units

5/21/2020


Effective surface preparation key to successful painting projects

Managers who understand the importance of ensuring that workers perform effective surface preparation are more likely to produce successful applications

5/21/2020


Technology can boost hand-hygiene compliance by 45%

The study, originally featured in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) stated that hand-hygiene compliance rates provided by the traditional direct observation method did not accurately reflect baseline rates.

5/21/2020


Ventilator examined after fires kill six in Russia

Some of the ventilators have been sent to the United States, though not used

5/20/2020


Florida strengthens COVID-19 testing in longterm care facilities

The orders require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to allow the Florida Department of Health into their buildings for infection control and conducting COVID-19 testing

5/20/2020


Wisconsin nursing home took aggressive steps to halt coronavirus

Autumn Oaks Assisted Living in Slinger once faced four active cases of coronavirus

5/20/2020


How to contain infection risk during hospital construction

Early discussion and risk assessment associated are key to minimizing the potential impact

5/20/2020


Impact of superbugs on infection control strategies

Currently, superbugs cause twice as many deaths in the U.S. as they did six years ago

5/20/2020


Experts suggest public restrooms and offices should be re-engineered to control infections

Hand washing can be useless if people have to touch unclean surfaces

5/19/2020


CMS draft guidelines for reopening nursing homes

Some industry officials and infection-control experts are worried that moving too fast could increase the risks

5/19/2020


Early planning of fire safety systems can saves time, money

Fire suppression and alarm systems, fire protection water supply and life safety features should be planned for before construction begins

5/19/2020


Hospital patients require better food service and it's improving bottom lines

Factors such as a general uptick in health conscious consumers have put food service on the front burner

5/19/2020



Hospitals struggle to restart elective care after shutdowns

Reopening will be difficult with the threat of more infection

5/18/2020


Pa. had plan to protect nursing home during pandemic that was never fully implemented

A more limited effort wasn’t activated until mid-April, long after major outbreaks had already taken hold

5/18/2020


Nursing homes, veterans’ homes are Covid-19 hotspots

Long-term care facilities are the overlooked epicenters of the pandemic.

5/18/2020


Legionnaires' plan: Prevent, detect, treat

Legionnaires’ disease remains a top priority in effective plumbing and restroom maintenance

5/18/2020


Location technology: The next investment for healthcare

Location-based security technology is a win for both staff and patients

5/18/2020


The pandemic is causing cybersecurity problems for hospitals

There has been a significant increase in ransomware attempts against organizations responding to the pandemic

5/15/2020


Environmental monitoring tracks temperature and humidity to maintain safety

Humidity levels play a role in the safe storage of vaccines, medications, blood and lab samples

5/15/2020


Long-term care facilities opening dedicated COVID-19 units

The COVID-only wings will be cordoned off from the rest of the facilities and have their own entrances and dedicated staff

5/15/2020


Pa. health official says state won’t supply protective equipment to hospitals that resume elective surgeries

The priority has shifted to nursing homes, where most of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred

5/15/2020


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'

5/15/2020


Feds consider relaxing infection control in U.S. nursing homes

The longterm care industry's residents and workers are currently overwhelmed by the coronavirus

5/14/2020


Many hospitals now sanitize and reuse masks

One agency of the federal government is allowing for 20 cycles of cleaning for a single mask. Another suggests three.

5/14/2020


Smart healthcare facilities can come unique cybersecurity threats

All the standard vulnerabilities apply to healthcare facilities as well

5/14/2020


National Guard disinfects George hospitals

30 National Guardsmen recently sanitize the Phoebe Putney Hospital cancer center

5/14/2020


Wealthy hospitals have a cushion to weather coronavirus crisis that safety-net facilities don’t

Cancellations of nonessential surgeries come with the coronavirus patients

5/14/2020


Study: Hand-washing better at killing flu than sanitizer

Hand-washing is better even without soap

5/14/2020


Security guards in demand — and stressed

Job descriptions for guards now can include temperature checks

5/13/2020


‘Scandal’ cast donates meals to South Side Chicago hospital

Roseland Community Hospital’s food service department has been shut down since March

5/13/2020


‘Tele-Triage’ models designed to keep patients and clinicians safe

Virtual care in emergency departments also can support security and workflow

5/13/2020


Tech can help healthcare facilities guard against disaster

Keeping health IT systems up and running is critical

5/13/2020


Field hospitals occupy flood zones despite warnings

E&E News identified 16 facilities in flood zones using FEMA online flood maps

5/12/2020


Face masks and hand sanitizer stolen from Indiana hospital

Theft shows they’re now as sought-after as drugs

5/12/2020


COVID-19 – Creating a rare convergence of market need and technology

A new technology can now be incorporated in a traditional LED panel fixture using nanometer materials for antiseptic and anti-virus air-cleaning

5/12/2020


Project offers a look behind the curtain at WELL, Fitwel, and LEED

A recent project shows how sustainability and health and wellness complement each other

5/12/2020


Antibiotic resistant co-infections: A silent killer in COVID-19 patients

Hospitals are trying to keep pace with COVID-19 and the resulting drug-resistant secondary bacterial infections

5/12/2020


Finding the right technology for your facility

How FMs choose and implement technology has a profound impact on the long-term operations of a building

5/12/2020


Study says coronavirus may linger in the air in patient bathrooms, staff areas

Researchers also found the concentration of the virus' genetic material in isolation wards and ventilated patient rooms was very low

5/11/2020


Study finds healthcare construction training is lacking

Only 52 percent of those surveyed said that owners of healthcare projects always or often required construction teams to receive training

5/11/2020


Designing and operating secure emergency facilities

The first step is to conduct a realistic threat assessment

5/11/2020


Maintaining a sustainable future for your healthcare facility

It's not a 'step-one-and-done' process; the ROI can have everyone seeing green

5/11/2020


Prioritize indoor environmental quality

Optimize the indoor environment while minimizing impact on the outdoor environment and global resources

5/11/2020


Flexible foodservice design key in healthcare

As trends shift, operators must keep up with menu innovations and remain adaptable

5/11/2020


Texas hospital turns cafe into pop-up market for employees

Medical Health Center Health System facility’s café saw uptick in business

5/8/2020


Advanced medical tents replace triage tents at Md. hospitals

The medical tents can be connected to the hospital’s electric power but also include a generator

5/8/2020


New decontamination center in Los Angeles allows N95 masks to be reused 20 times

The cleaning chamber began operating in early May

5/8/2020


Infection control efforts start with EMS personnel

A study found that EMS practiced hand hygiene before patient contact in just 7 percent of assessments

5/8/2020


Can rice cookers decontaminate face masks?

Investigators found that the appliance can decontaminate cloth masks

5/7/2020


Successful technology selection and implementation

Separating shiny new gadgets from systems that deliver when selecting new technology

5/7/2020



N.Y.C. hospitals overflowing with bodies

FEMA is sending 85 refrigerated trucks

5/6/2020


Infection control measures failing in Colorado elder homes

Banning visitors, new rules for infection control and increased testing haven’t stopped spread of COVID-19

5/6/2020


Temporary hospitals have cybersecurity vulnerabilities

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

5/5/2020


Hospital food service operators on front lines of coronavirus

Healthcare executive chef shares details of serving patients and staff during the pandemic

5/5/2020


Oklahoma hospital's eight nurses are also the janitors

The nurses, along with an office manager and a part-time maintenance worker, are the only remaining employees

5/4/2020


Coronavirus’s impact on healthcare IT: Part Two: Supporting real-time needs of hospitals in crisis

Network segmentation, or social distancing for your medical devices

5/4/2020


Ultrasonics can power infection control in nonwovens

Nonwoven fabrics are key in the battle to prevent the spread of infection

5/4/2020


Chicago-area hospitals using tracking technology to monitor hand hygiene

Healthcare providers only wash or sanitize their hands about half as much as they should

5/4/2020


Hospital system using technology to reduce staff’s' coronavirus exposure

Video tools can also cut down on the use of vital personal protective equipment

5/1/2020


Philly officials condemn improper transfer of bodies in pickup truck

The incident involved the movement of five or six cadavers to the Medical Examiner's Office in University City

5/1/2020


Sink design can affect infection control efforts

Relatively shallow bowls and aerators can spread microbes

5/1/2020


Hawaii using fogging equipment to disinfect equipment for healthcare facilities

Fog can reach hard-to-reach areas that are not practical to reach with a wiper

5/1/2020


During crisis, critical power plan is a must for the smaller medical facility

COVID-19 could affect supply chain long after the pandemic subsides

5/1/2020


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

5/1/2020


Healthcare facilities learning agility during Covid crisis

Adjustments and innovation is helping almost every state is avoiding ICU bed shortages

4/30/2020


Technology applications for infection control

Locating and sensing services enables real-time tracking of medical equipment, staff and patients.

4/30/2020


Mold found in baby’s heart after surgery at Seattle Children’s hospital

The operating room where the baby had his procedure did not have a HEPA filter

4/29/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Generators in an ambulatory surgery center

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for GFCI receptacles

4/29/2020


Plumbing upgrades focus on health and hygiene

Water conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

4/29/2020


Keeping the lights on during COVID-19

Ventilators and other equipment essential to treating patients with acute symptoms of the virus depend on electricity to function

4/28/2020


Repurposing parking structures for COVID-19 patients

Fire and life safety requirements in parking structures are different from occupied spaces

4/28/2020


Study finds educating cleaning staff lowers C. diff infections

Study suggests focusing on knowledge gaps, challenges and barriers

4/28/2020


FDA says 4 million N95 masks could be reused

Emergency-use authorizations allow sterilizing and reprocessing N95 masks

4/27/2020


Pizza and takeaway donations to UK hospitals could 'compromise' infection control

Officials asked people to stop donating hot and fresh food deliveries as it increased ‘certain risks.’

4/27/2020


Flooring company creating personal protective equipment for healthcare workers

So far, two facilities have made 10,000 face shields and 5,000 gowns

4/27/2020


Cool roofs can promote energy savings

By reflecting heat, and emitting absorbed heat, they keep building cooling costs lower

4/27/2020


Five ways to minimize infection risks in a healthcare facility

In an emergency event, strict control of who’s entering the lobby needs to be maintained

4/24/2020


Real-time visibility into patient, staff and equipment locations takes safety and strategy to the next level

Searching for equipment is a consistent facility-wide challenge, and a major patient safety risk caused by distraction and delays in care delivery as staff hunts for missing items

4/24/2020



Engineering firm produces reusable face shields for DC-area hospitals

Company offers sterile 3D printer patent for COVID applications globally

4/23/2020


Keeping your ice machine clean and safe

Ice machines provide a damp and dark environment which is ideal for mold to grow

4/23/2020


Tunable white LED lighting can offer energy savings

It also offers the chance to optimize the utility of your lighting system

4/23/2020


A greener environmental services department can have a wide impact

Green practices can increase environmental sustainability and improve patient care

4/23/2020



2,000-bed coronavirus hospital being built in the Colorado Convention Center

Health officials hope to have the beds ready by the end of the month for people recovering from the new coronavirus

4/22/2020


Oklahoma hospital sets up tent for potential overflow

The tent is 19 feet wide and 20 feet long with a generator as well as heating and air units.

4/22/2020


Planning plumbing systems in healthcare facilities

With planning, managers can ensures the success of maintenance and upgrades of plumbing systems

4/22/2020


Michigan zoo donates meals, protective equipment

Binder Park Zoo staff donated medical supplies to Bronson Healthcare

4/21/2020


Research examines wastewater to detect community spread of coronavirus

Samples from a wastewater treatment plant serving a large metropolitan area found that the amount of SARS-CoV-2 particles in the sewage samples indicated a far higher number of people likely infected with Covid-19

4/21/2020


Minnesota volunteers pitching in making hospital supplies

Volunteers are manufacturing on home 3-D printers

4/21/2020


1,000-bed field hospital in Boston accepting coronavirus patients

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center transformed to temporary medical space

4/21/2020


Shuttered N.C. hospital reopened to deal with coronavirus overflow

The former Sandhills Regional Medical Center has rooms for 49 patients but could take up to 60 or 65

4/21/2020


CHP systems offer energy efficiency at the source

A loss of power can have devastating effects, particularly in hospitals and healthcare facilities that need reliable power to keep their patients alive and healthy

4/21/2020


Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

4/20/2020


Rhode Island is converting a former Lowe’s store into a coronavirus hospital

As many as 624 beds will be set up in the 140,000-square-foot building

4/20/2020


UV light offered to sterilize face masks for healthcare workers

Hospitals aren’t ready to jump on board yet

4/20/2020


COVID-19 reinventing how healthcare providers use mobile medical vehicles and RVs

Healthcare facilities are using specialty vehicles that are already built and upfitted for various medical uses and repurposing them to provide frontline support

4/20/2020


Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries

Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

4/20/2020


South Carolina expanding hospital capacity for coronavirus with three-tier plan

The surge plan is based on projections of 3,500 coronavirus patients being hospitalized in early May

4/17/2020


Disney Parks donates supplies to hospitals fighting coronavirus

Disney has donated 150,000 rain ponchos to MedShare

4/17/2020


McCormick Place hospital ready to accept patients this week

The facility includes 500 negative pressure tents

4/17/2020


Army Corps scales back size of field hospital in suburban Detroit

A 250-bed facility will be built inside the convention hall instead of the original 1,100-bed plan

4/17/2020


McCormick Place field hospital built in 5 days

Chicago convention center will eventually have 3,000 beds

4/16/2020


Soldiers, engineers building field hospital for coronavirus patients in Detroit

The upper floor will accommodate patients who require oxygen, but not a ventilator

4/16/2020


L.A. clinics lack safety supplies as coronavirus spreads

Facilities for the poor continue to face a shortage of test kits and medical equipment

4/16/2020


Transmission bacteria linked to hospital sink drain

Two patients with NDM-1 Klebsiella pneumoniae had stayed in the same room

4/16/2020


California children's hospital adds plexiglass protection to ER

Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego is seeing a drastic drop in the number of Emergency Room visits

4/15/2020


Inspections expected to focus on infection control, emergency preparedness

The Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is expected to add COVID-19 topics to its annual work plan

4/15/2020


Lawsuit says hospital security guard prohibited from wearing mask

His supervisor allegedly berated him for wearing a mask, telling him it was against hospital policy

4/15/2020


New study demonstrates accuracy of Legionella detection test

Regular testing for Legionella pneumophila is the only way to be certain that a water management plan is working properly to prevent patient exposure

4/15/2020


Pandemic preparedness: How hospitals can adapt buildings to address worst-case scenarios

A Canadian healthcare architect looks at how hospital staff can act now to modify facilities and contain a pandemic

4/14/2020


Minnesota plans 2,750 hospital beds for ‘alternate care sites’

One site considered is a shuttered private prison in western Minnesota

4/14/2020


A 250-bed field hospital is being built inside Massachusetts’ DCU Center

Photo tour of construction posted on telegram.com

4/14/2020


CDC studies show drop in MDR bacteria, C diff in US hospitals

Infections caused by four multidrug-resistant organisms decreased in US hospitals from 2012 through 2017

4/14/2020


Healthcare data security still needs attention during pandemic

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

4/14/2020


Plumbing strategies to reduce HAIs

Bacteria lurking in the plumbing pipes and fixtures can contribute to HAIs

4/14/2020


Lower-profile hospital workers worry about their COVID-19 risk

Many hospitals are struggling to obtain protective equipment

4/13/2020


CDC director says: 'This virus is going to be with us'

Re-embracing social distancing may be necessary

4/13/2020


Technology takes the top position in outbreak management

Cloud-based software solutions provide unified platforms where data from diagnostic tests can be gathered

4/13/2020


Healthcare food service operators ‘cautiously optimistic’ during pandemic

Healthcare operators are less likely to see longer-term impacts than other food service segments

4/13/2020


Outsourcing: Going from 'housekeeping' to 'environmental services'

Professional environmental services make a science of cleaning

4/13/2020


Outsourcing: Going from 'housekeeping' to 'environmental services'

Professional environmental services make a science of cleaning

4/13/2020


Librarian using 3-D printer to make equipment for healthcare workers

Public library’s printer is being used to create respirator masks

4/9/2020


3M says not sharing N95 masks could make the shortage worse

Millions of respirators are surfacing, but healthcare workers say they need more

4/9/2020


Ford, GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators by July

Car maker is using design from small tech company

4/9/2020


Nurses using baby monitors in the ICU

Healthcare workers want to limit risky interactions and preserve equipment already in short supply

4/9/2020


Minnesota looking for temporary hospital space

Officials are looking for large, vacant spaces

4/9/2020


Managing COVID-19 medical waste

The CDC has recommended that control of COVID-19 waste be handled through routine procedures

4/8/2020


Union alleges Calif. hospital risked coronavirus spread to workers

Parkview Community Hospital Medical Center in Riverside sent at least 10 employees home because they came in contact with a patient who had symptoms of coronavirus

4/8/2020


‘Healthcare facilities’ in N.J. to submit daily reports on capacity, supplies

Reports could include on bed capacity and availability of supplies, including personal protective equipment, ventilators

4/8/2020


Study says construction industry masks can be used for healthcare

Elastomeric half-mask respirators (EHMRs) provide the same level of infection protection as N95 respirators

4/7/2020


Green hospitals may be better prepared to deal with crises

Boston Medical Center monitors its energy use around the clock

4/7/2020


South Carolina hospitals set up outdoor tents to curb coronavirus spread

At Conway Medical Center, emergency patients entering through the emergency department now have to be screened in an outdoor tent before entering

4/7/2020


During a pandemic, hospital staffers urged to get better at hand-washing

Specific hand-hygiene standards for doctors, nurses and hospital staff are needed

4/7/2020


Maintenance insights to keep plumbing systems flowing

New-generation drain cleaning products offer efficiency and safety

4/7/2020


New York's Javits Center to be one of the largest hospitals in the country

There will be nearly 3,000 beds available

4/6/2020


Lessons from China’s temporary hospitals

The temporary hospitals are 10 times less expensive than building a new comprehensive COVID-19 care hospital

4/6/2020


Study: C. diff not affected by ultraviolet disinfection devices

Measuring the effectiveness of UV can be difficult

4/6/2020


Fake masks could put healthcare workers at risk

Healthcare facilities also contend with escalating costs, with some vendors raising equipment prices tenfold or more

4/6/2020


Upgrading plumbing systems can improve efficiency

Effectively diagnosing plumbing problems and performing successful upgrades can help minimize utility costs

4/6/2020


Hospital's housekeepers quitting over coronavirus safety issues

Environmental services workers say they are cleaning coronavirus rooms without proper gear

4/3/2020


CMS has redefined a hospital to include tents and dorm rooms

Hospital safety rules relaxed amid coronavirus

4/3/2020


US military is working to convert N.Y. buildings into hospitals in three or four weeks

The US Army Corps of Engineers is retrofitting hotels and dormitories

4/3/2020


Chicago’s McCormick Place to be turned into hospital

City may be ‘hot spot’ for COVID-19

4/3/2020


Healthcare workers’ masks donated by Facebook were stockpiled after wildfires

Many healthcare facilities’ frontline workers don’t have the proper protective equipment

4/3/2020


Environmental services' role goes beyond cleanliness

EVS professionals can impact patient satisfaction

4/3/2020


Newly approved machine can decontaminate 80,000 respirator masks a day

The decontamination system uses vapor phase hydrogen peroxide to decontaminate the masks

4/2/2020


Healthcare facilities in Nebraska are experimenting with new equipment disinfecting technique

Ultraviolet light is being used to decontaminate medical supplies at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha

4/2/2020


Applying lessons learned from 9/11 biodefense response to the COVID-19 pandemic

The most important lesson to learn is to fight the current war and plan for the next, but don’t fight the last war

4/2/2020


Southwestern Vermont Medical Center feeds the hungry with surplus food

Between July 2016 and the end of 2019, the program has produced 61,365 meals

4/2/2020


Coronavirus will affect not-for-profit hospitals for the longterm

Many hospitals are canceling profitable elective surgeries

4/2/2020


Shuttered hospitals reopening as COVID-19 spreads

State and local governments across the nation are rushing to reopen facilities

4/1/2020


Managing security challenges in healthcare

Healthcare facilities must assure staffing amid increasing risk

4/1/2020


Using a cybersecurity plan at your healthcare facility

A digital shift in the handling of private health information (PHI) opened up healthcare systems to hackers

4/1/2020


How healthcare facilities can go green in 2020

Systems like Innova Health, Dignity Health and John Hopkins are even working to combat plastic pollution by eliminating plastic straws and switching to paper straws in their cafeteria facilities

4/1/2020


Plumbing strategies to reduce HAIs

Bacteria lurking in the plumbing pipes and fixtures can contribute to HAIs

4/1/2020


CDC says expired equipment from stockpile OK

The Strategic National Stockpile is a supply of lifesaving drugs and medical supplies

3/31/2020


Javits Center, other facilities temporary hospital sites in NYC

Center will have a total of 2,000 temporary hospital beds

3/31/2020


Navy hospital ship sails to Los Angeles to help with hospital crunch

The former oil supertanker won’t take coronavirus patients

3/31/2020


Coronavirus’s impact on healthcare IT: Supporting real-time needs of hospitals in crisis

Part 1: Navigating device management and redistribution

3/31/2020


Unlocking the smart hospital: Top tips for a successful digital transformation

Hospital leaders can streamline workflow for staff while delivering an elevated patient experience

3/31/2020


Health systems urged to be ready for 15 or 20 percent of staff to have own coronavirus issues

Colorado plans to bring in contract nurses from out of state as well as medical students and professionals

3/30/2020


Illinois lawmakers working to curb Legionnaires’ Disease

New bill focuses on water quality, distribution

3/30/2020


A rural hospital's ‘improvises’ during coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus pandemic presents significant challenges for rural hospitals

3/30/2020


New Pa. healthcare facility to include energy-saving power plant

Allegheny Health Network Wexford Hospital will have a natural gas-fired, two-story power plant

3/30/2020


Three coronavirus questions hospital asks before allowing entry into buildings

The questions were suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3/30/2020



CDC estimates 38 million sickened by flu

This season the flu has caused 23,000 deaths

3/27/2020


Michigan healthcare facilities vary in coronavirus screening protocols

Hospitals are implementing state coronavirus restrictions

3/27/2020


Hospital ready with mobile hazmat tent if needed for coronavirus

Tent could be used to safely move a coronavirus patient into the hospital without putting anyone else at risk

3/27/2020


Healthcare facilities managers have a new charter: Creating an exceptional employee experience

Trends driving the evolving role of facilities managers as strategic experience design leaders

3/27/2020


Biometrics, smartphones poised to replace key cards

Key cards can be expensive and technologically obsolete

3/27/2020



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