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Landscapes Become Focus of Climate Change Strategies

Survey finds growing demand for landscape planning and design solutions to climate change

11/24/2021


Ramping Up Foodservice Operations for a Pandemic

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport overcomes daunting obstacles and challenges to accommodate rapid increases of COVID-19 patients

11/24/2021


Protecting Patient Data Goes Beyond Policies

With cyberattacks on the rise, every healthcare worker is responsible for protecting patient information

11/23/2021


How To Properly Clean and Disinfect Environmental Surfaces

A closer look at the proper processes to ensure safe, clean, and disinfected facilities

11/23/2021


Preventing Bacteria in Ice, Water and Beverage Equipment

Water management and safety plans are just one step to prevent bacteria outbreaks ice machines, drinking fountains, and beverage dispensers

11/22/2021


Senior Care Facilities Reap Benefits from New Technology

Report finds that senior care facilities that use technology have higher occupancy rates

11/22/2021


UCSF Health Earns ‘A’ for Safety

Grade is based on more than 30 national performance measures that reflect errors, injuries, accidents and infections

11/19/2021


How Often Should You Test for Legionella in Plumbing Systems?

Regular maintenance is essential to prevent the spread of Legionella, but how often should you test for it?

11/18/2021


Hospitals Nationwide Struggle as COVID-19 Cases Continue

In Minnesota, skilled-nursing facility will serve as an alternative care site to relieve hospitals overwhelmed by COVID-19 cases

11/18/2021


Phoenix Health System Wins ASHE Award

System consolidated decentralized technology, policies, processes and procedures to create to streamline operations

11/18/2021


How Self-Distribution Can Cut Supply Chain Costs in Healthcare

Managers who build their own distribution operations and diversify supply chains can reduce costs and optimize efficiency

11/17/2021


Ongoing Labor Crisis Impacts Long-Term Care

Report finds Employment levels in nursing homes have dropped more than any other healthcare sector

11/17/2021


Are We Cleaning and Disinfecting Surfaces the Right Way?

A closer look at the proper processes to ensure safe, clean and disinfected facilities

11/16/2021


University of Missouri Finds Benefits in Telehealth Appointments

Telehealth increases access to convenient care while lowering the risk of COVID-19 exposure

11/16/2021


Strategies for Fighting Legionnaires’ in Healthcare Facilities

Most medical facility accreditation agencies require a Legionella risk management plan

11/15/2021


How Can Hospitals Prevent Ransomware Attacks?

More than 200 healthcare facilities have fallen victim to ransomware attacks in the last three years

11/12/2021


CMS Mandates COVID-19 Vaccine for Healthcare Workers

Requirements will apply to approximately 76,000 providers and cover more than 17 million healthcare workers nationwide

11/12/2021


Why Hospitals Should Eliminate Hot Water for Hand Washing

Experts in infection control have been uprooting old assumptions that hot water is essential in hand washing

11/11/2021


Why is Legionella Commonly Found in Hospitals?

Patients with weakened immune systems are more susceptible to Legionella, so it’s critical that managers implement steps to prevent bacteria growth

11/10/2021


Resource Targets Infection Prevention in Long-Term Care

First-of-its-kind infection prevention resource gives long-term care facilities tools to battle COVID-19 and other infections

11/10/2021


Demand for Medical Waste Containers to Grow Through 2031

Stringent waste disposal guidelines during the pandemic accelerating market growth

11/9/2021


OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Emergency Standard

OSHA announced an emergency temporary standard to protect unvaccinated workers from the spread of COVID-19

11/9/2021


Medical Facility Failed To Protect Workers from COVID-19: OSHA

Inspection at rehabilitation and post-acute care facility found healthcare facility did not comply with federal respiratory protection requirements

11/8/2021


Penn Medicine’s Pavilion Raises Bar for Sustainable Healthcare

1.5-million-square-foot facility is world's largest project to achieve LEED v4 Healthcare Gold certification

11/5/2021


5 Issues for Integrating Telehealth into Ambulatory Care

Telehealth has major impact on facility design and planning, but there is minimal guidance on integrating it into facilities

11/4/2021


LA County Addresses Aging Hospital Generators

Deployment of generator-monitoring technology provides real-time alerts to hospitals during power outages

11/3/2021


What Causes Legionella?

Learn why Legionella can be found in a healthcare facility’s water supply

11/2/2021


What Causes Legionella?

Learn why Legionella can be found in a healthcare facility’s water supply

11/2/2021


What Causes Legionella?

Learn why Legionella can be found in a healthcare facility’s water supply

11/2/2021


How HVAC Codes Must Adapt to Ever-Changing Science

Many hospitals are over-ventilating indoor spaces, resulting in wasted energy and dollars

11/2/2021



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