Facility Operations

15th coronavirus case reported in U.S. while death toll spikes in China

China's Hubei province announced 242 new deaths from the coronavirus on Feb 13

2/14/2020


Comparing the flu and the coronavirus

The flu has sickened an estimated 19 million people in the U.S. this season

2/14/2020


Plumbing upgrades focus on health and hygiene

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

2/14/2020


Experts investigating whether the coronavirus can spread through bathroom pipes

Hong Kong apartment building partially evacuated over fears of spread through plumbing

2/13/2020


Protecting long-term care facilities from coronavirus

Communication, information are key

2/13/2020


VA to open all 5G-enabled hospital in California

The VA's Palo Alto Health Care System called the first 5G-enabled health facility in the world

2/13/2020


Coronavirus might return every winter

The new virus might never leave - like the flu

2/13/2020


Study suggests toilet flushing spreads C. diff in hospital bathrooms

Closing the toilet lid before flushing may help limit the spread of germs

2/13/2020


Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria

CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

2/13/2020


Experts say coronavirus looking like a pandemic

Rising caseloads suggest the coronavirus may make its way across the world

2/12/2020


California health system to use drones for deliveries

UC San Diego Health will partner with UPS on the project

2/12/2020


Violent assaults add to chaos of San Francisco General Hospital's ER

Hospital struggles to handle mentally ill and drug-addicted

2/12/2020


Tracking the spread of the coronavirus

The New York Times' map tracks the progress

2/11/2020


Nemours Children’s Health System using video in nontraditional ways

Nemours uses their system to improve facility efficiency, lower operational costs and deliver a better patient experience

2/11/2020


LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage

Reston Hospital is expecting an 81 percent reduction in annual energy consumption

2/11/2020


How will the coronavirus end?

Epidemiologists outline three scenarios

2/10/2020


FDA tells Purell to stop claiming it can prevent flu

Marketing campaign also claims product can prevent ebola spread

2/10/2020


Ohio healthcare facility creates simulation room to train for violence

Studies show that healthcare workers are four times more likely to be physically assaulted in the workplace than any other American worker

2/10/2020


FDA issues cybersecurity warning for GE medical equipment

The machines are used for monitoring blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and patient status

2/10/2020


VA hospitals installing safety features after suicides

Since 2018, 49 veterans have killed themselves on the grounds of VA medical facilities

2/10/2020


China's new coronavirus hospital taking first patients

Hospital was built in 10 days

2/7/2020


US hospitals are preparing for coronavirus outbreak

Healthcare facilities are being told to limit the number of patients they treat, but also be prepared to react if the cases spike

2/7/2020


Managed IT services for healthcare: Spending the IT budget wisely, while maximizing ROI

The convergence of telecom, security and data solutions makes network integration, proactive security monitoring and transparent pricing key priorities for IT investments

2/7/2020


Using panic hardware can be a challenge for healthcare facilities

Panic hardware is a popular exit device used to provide quick egress

2/7/2020


Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable

Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

2/7/2020


Flu virus has killed 10,000 so far this season

Flu activity continued to rise in the week ending Jan. 25

2/6/2020


New York prepares for possible coronavirus

New York City officials say they’re working under the assumption cases will pop up here in the area

2/6/2020


Past experience with MERS, Ebola can help prep for coronavirus

Hospital personnel should observe standard, contact and airborne precautions

2/6/2020


Hospital exec goes from housekeeping to vice president

V.P. of nursing at Mo. hospital started as cleaner

2/6/2020


HVAC, lighting upgrades help facility save money

Changes support user needs and cut energy costs

2/6/2020


CDC working to expanding coronavirus testing capabilities

The US has at least 11 confirmed cases as of Feb. 3

2/5/2020


Real-time location systems can reduce hospital infections

Ensuring that healthcare workers always clean their hands before interacting with a patient is key

2/5/2020


Calif. hospital testing drone delivery of genomic samples

The drone program could potentially shorten the time between when a genomic sample is taken and when test results are returned

2/5/2020


Worry about flu, not coronavirus, Va. doctor says

Since the start of the flu season, the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke has treated about 2,170 patients with influenza

2/5/2020


Are U.S. hospitals ready for the corona virus?

Federal officials say they are monitoring the virus

2/4/2020


Seattle hospital hired security guards with body cameras for strike

The strike of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members began on Jan. 28

2/4/2020


Theme parks can teach healthcare systems about patient experience

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

2/4/2020


Plumbing strategies to reduce HAIs

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

2/4/2020


WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

The coronavirus has infected more people than the 2003 SARS epidemic

2/3/2020


CDC: Flu cases at 15 million

Flu activity up after two weeks of decline

2/3/2020


First person-to-person transmission of coronavirus virus in the US confirmed

The husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected

2/3/2020


Healthcare providers urged to have a 'high index of suspicion' when screening for coronavirus

At least five cases of the coronavirus have been detected in the U.S.

2/3/2020


California facility shut down by water main break

Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center was expected to be without running water for a week

2/3/2020


China's new coronavirus hospital half done in four days

The hospital is expected to take its first patients on February 3

1/31/2020


China says coronavirus can spread before symptoms show

The CDC says there is no clear evidence that patients are infectious before symptom onset

1/31/2020


Ebola virus, Lassa fever can be treated without infecting healthcare personnel

'Meticulous' implementation of infection control and clinical biosafety practices needed

1/31/2020


Economic analyst says the worst has yet to come with coronavirus

The number of new infections is still on the rise

1/31/2020


U.S. readiness for a viral outbreak better, but needs improvement

The U.S. has made progress in preparedness since Ebola

1/31/2020


Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Virus linked to the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra

1/30/2020


Chinese city plans to build coronavirus hospital in days

Wuhan is constructing a 1,000-bed facility with prefab buildings

1/30/2020


Coronavirus death toll jumps to more than 80, five US cases confirmed

New coronavirus has been identified in Arizona, California, Illinois and Washington state

1/30/2020


Chocolate Lab training to be bomb-sniffing therapy dog in Ohio

Most of her life is going to be helping children. But the rest of the time she's have ongoing training for bomb detection

1/30/2020


How hospital food service can improve patient experiences and outcomes

The first multidrug-resistant case of the illness was reported in the country in 2017

1/30/2020


Cardinal Health recalls 9 million surgical gowns

About 7.7 million were distributed to 2,807 facilities across the country

1/30/2020


Facts about the coronavirus outbreak

The respiratory infection originated in Wuhan, China

1/29/2020


US government just cut funding for the hospitals that deal with outbreaks

Hospitals are unlikely to invest the necessary resources to prepare for somewhat improbable events

1/29/2020


FEMA OKs funds to rebuild hospital in Puerto Rico after teen's death

A girl, 13, died after lacking a proper medical facility in Vieques

1/29/2020


Keeping your healthcare facility safe

How technology can help you achieve a safer healthcare environment

1/29/2020


Gaps found in Canadian hospitals’ preparedness for C. auris

The first multidrug-resistant case of the illness was reported in the country in 2017

1/29/2020


Veterans say the D.C. VA hospital is not safe for women

A woman said she was sexually assaulted at the Washington D.C. VA Medical Center four months ago

1/28/2020


CDC estimates flu has killed 6,600 in U.S.

The overall flu-associated hospitalization rate is in line with trends seen during this time last season

1/28/2020


Missouri hospital gives staff panic buttons

The use of the buttons is in a trial phase and is aimed at improving security in high-risk areas like the ER

1/28/2020


FEMA funding earthquake safety for Los Angeles hospital

Funds will go to non-structural bracing and anchoring of medical equipment, communications hardware, and supporting infrastructure

1/28/2020


Integrated infection prevention is essential for protecting patients

A growing number of clinical studies have demonstrated that “no-touch” technologies are effective in reducing bacterial contamination of surfaces and can reduce colonization/infection in patients admitted to these hospital rooms

1/28/2020


UV light fights germs on mobile devices

Ultraviolet rays kill nearly 100% of bacteria found on mobile devices in healthcare settings

1/28/2020


At least five patients with Wuhan coronavirus reported in U.S.

A man in Washington State is infected with the new respiratory virus, and there are more possible

1/27/2020


Detroit Medical Center cancels plan to outsource security jobs

Union filed unfair labor practice charges with the National Labor Relations Board

1/27/2020


Disaster preparedness – Considerations on cyber security and resiliency

Planning starts with the end result in mind, but along the way, there are other key goalposts

1/27/2020


Addressing software challenges

Careful specification and implementation paves the way for enhanced productivity and performance

1/27/2020


Internet of Medical Things changing future of healthcare

The ability to collect, analyze and transmit health data, is changing care delivery

1/27/2020


Puerto Rico still lacking proper medical facilities since hurricane

Vieques has not had a functioning hospital since it was destroyed during Hurricane Maria more than two years ago

1/24/2020


Pa. health system cancels surgeries due to surgical gown issues

Cardinal Health warned customers that some of its surgical gowns may not be sterile

1/24/2020


Achieving a high-performance HVAC system

No building system has more impact on long-term facility operating costs than HVAC. Understand the true costs of HVAC, both initially and while in operation

1/24/2020


Copper surfaces reduce hand transmission in eldercare

Researchers investigated outbreaks in a nursing home

1/24/2020


Updating a healthcare facility ventilation system

For hospital administrators, proper infection control is an important task

1/24/2020


Copper beds cut surface bacteria

On average, copper beds harbored 94 percent fewer bacteria than conventional beds

1/24/2020


White substance sparks hazmat incident at Idaho hospital

A patient entered Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center ER carrying a container of an unknown white substance

1/23/2020


Minnesota law to allow surveillance cameras in senior homes

Nursing homes and assisted-living facilities across the state are required to inform residents of their right to use the cameras

1/23/2020


Reduced capacity at Atlanta hospital affects region

For more than a month, Grady Memorial Hospital emergency rooms has been operating at a reduced capacity

1/23/2020


Cleveland Clinic manages its medical waste with color coding

Cleveland Clinic’s Office for a Healthy Environment focuses on sustainability across the organization, including the responsible management of medical waste

1/23/2020


Resilient design for healthcare facilities about more than disasters

Resilience can be about how the design holds up in the long-term

1/23/2020


N.Y. nursing home cited after maggots found in patient wound

Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation was not fined

1/22/2020


Atlanta hospital expects repair of flooding damage to take until fall

A water pipe break in early December flooded three floors at Grady Memorial Hospital

1/22/2020


Calif. hospital sets up overflow tent for flu patients

California seeing more flu cases than normal

1/22/2020


Effective paints and coatings applications

The right paint selection and surface prep is key

1/22/2020


Vermont healthcare facility reopening operating rooms after mysterious odor

Staff have installed carbon monoxide detectors and air sampling canisters in the buildings, and employees will wear detectors

1/21/2020


Ohio bill would allow cameras inside nursing home rooms

There is currently no law in Ohio against using private cameras inside a nursing home, but it's up to the nursing home to allow it

1/21/2020


Vail Health addresses surgical smoke concerns

Colorado Legislature passed a law stating that by May 1, 2021, healthcare facilities in the state must implement policies to prevent human exposure to surgical smoke

1/21/2020


Creating a secure building automation system

It is common for organizations to create a BAS and then more or less forget about it

1/21/2020


Dealing with the problem of dirty sinks

How clean can your washed hands really be if the sink is contaminated?

1/21/2020


Adopting EVS cleaning practices in skilled nursing facilities

The presence of more higher-acuity patients has led to greater danger from infections

1/20/2020


Probe: Hospital used OR without HEPA filter when infant got sick

Other operating rooms at the hospital had HEPA filters

1/20/2020


Chicago-area hospitals using tracking technology to monitor hand hygiene

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

1/20/2020


The prescription for a healthy JCAHO audit

A robust, prescriptive EAM system is needed to avoid surprises and support a facility’s ongoing success

1/20/2020


Planning and budgeting key to sustainable HVAC

Step one in achieving sustainable HVAC design is organizational buy-in

1/20/2020


Best practices for cleaning, disinfection

Cleaning, disinfecting critical to prevention of hospital-acquired infections

1/20/2020


Seattle Children’s Hospital's mold issues spur class-action suit

Suit alleged hospital engaged in a coverup of problems

1/17/2020


CDC: Flu case total nears 10 million

The flu has already killed 4,800 this season

1/17/2020


Woman robbed, kidnapped from Louisiana hospital parking lot

Christus Shreveport-Bossier Health System said it will evaluate the safety of all of its campuses

1/17/2020


Presence of pan-resistant C. auris growing in New York

A total of 427 of 911 nationwide confirmed cases are found in New York

1/17/2020


Threats that could threaten disrupt security

Facilities managers must have resilience and security strategies to deal with disruptive new technologies

1/17/2020


Steps for effective emergency preparedness

Make sure your risk assessment and scenario planning are up to date and accurate

1/17/2020


Science teacher's experiment illustrates need for hand hygiene

Soap and water had positive results

1/16/2020


HVAC issues stall surgeries at Mo. hospital

Pinnacle Regional Hospital’s sterilization room didn’t have the right pressure, temperature and humidity

1/16/2020


Report says VHA spent $4 billion on new facilities with little oversight

The VHA supplies new medical facilities with startup funds for new staff, furniture, equipment, etc.

1/16/2020


A guide to winter roofing care

Roofs that are not properly cared for during the winter will bring unpleasant surprises when the weather warms.

1/16/2020


Door selection can impact infection control

Touchless doors can help stop the spread of germs and bacteria

1/16/2020


Pa. hospital criticized for 'systemic' failures

An investigation found unsanitary equipment, dirty linens on the floors

1/15/2020


Study: ICU patients’ hands carry pathogens

Hand hygiene important for patients as well as healthcare workers

1/15/2020


Choosing the right photo ID printer

There are many card printers on the market

1/15/2020


Tips for life-safety and emergency prep in longterm care facilities

Start by looking at all possible risks

1/15/2020


‘Recent world events’ spark increased security at federal healthcare center

The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center in North Chicago has closed all entrances except the main gate

1/14/2020


Detroit hospital gets bomb, shooting threats

Police say a psychiatric patient at the hospital made the calls

1/14/2020


Pa. hospital where preemies died didn’t sanitize breast milk equipment

State health department ordered Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to correct several deficiencies

1/14/2020


Missouri hospital ordered to stop performing surgery

Regulators conducted an inspection at Pinnacle Regional Hospital and cited it for sterile processing procedures

1/14/2020


The growing demand for transparency in all building spaces

To meet efficiency, optimization and carbon management goals, all the pieces of the puzzle must be considered

1/14/2020


Five hospitals' mold issues making headlines

A number of healthcare facilities have detected molds in their facilities over the past year

1/14/2020


Quake in Puerto Rico causes structural, power issues, but hospitals functional in hard-hit region

Earthquake killed at least one person and causing a power outage across the island

1/13/2020


Pediatric flu death toll highest in 17 years

CDC says 27 pediatric deaths have occurred so far this season

1/13/2020


The benefits of going paperless

The Raleigh General Hospital HR team decided they didn’t want to simply copy their current paper format. Rather, they decided to redesign how the files should be organized, not simply importing files as they were.

1/13/2020


Kaiser Permanente prepares for disasters based on experience

This year’s evacuation during a wildfire demonstrated significant improvements over previous efforts

1/13/2020


Selecting a photo ID system

Photo identification cards are an important part of healthcare facility security plan

1/13/2020


Study finds air quality can impact effectiveness of antibiotics

Bacteria that cause respiratory infections can be affected by air pollution

1/13/2020


Hospital installs hydroponic farm in cafeteria

The healthcare system is looking to install an additional farm at the hospital as well as one at its cancer center

1/10/2020


Strain B influenza appearing earlier than usual this flu season

Strain A usually occurs around late December and early January

1/10/2020


Geothermal delivers savings

Investment in geothermal technology drives its energy efficiency to the top of the list

1/10/2020


Preparing healthcare facilities for a disaster

Hospitals must maintain continuity of patient care

1/10/2020


Case of Legionnaires' Disease reported at Illinois Veterans Home

The facility is reviewing water quality data

1/9/2020


Infection control issues temporarily shut down Utah hospital's operating room

A health department report said the hospital failed to provide a sanitary environment

1/9/2020


Safety trends from the last 10 years

Campus safety and security have evolved

1/9/2020


Twin Cities Hospital offers infant footprint scans

Hospital officials say its better to take a scan of a footprint because fingerprints aren't as refined initially

1/9/2020


Cancer center embraces proactive maintenance

MD Anderson Cancer Center's facility renewal program takes maintenance from reactive to proactive

1/9/2020


Dry indoor air linked to higher infection rates

When air is dry, droplets and skin flakes carrying viruses and bacteria travel through the air

1/9/2020


U.S. flu season on pace to surpass 2017-18

The 2017-18 season was the worst in decades

1/8/2020


Data shows hundreds of Aspergillus infections at Wash. hospitals

Hospitals say they’re not the source

1/8/2020


The more cybersecurity changes, the more it stays the same

It is time for an evolution in cybersecurity that focuses on adversary disruption

1/8/2020


Air quality's role in infection prevention can be overlooked

Having the right tools to communicate the importance of temperature and humidity is important

1/8/2020


Ebola protection program expiring

The program supports efforts to quickly identify and isolate infected people

1/7/2020


Study tracks MRSA and S aureus in nursing homes

The presence of S aureus was 28.6 percent and of MRSA and MSSA, 20.1 percent

1/7/2020


CDC says US Candida auris cases rose by 100 in two months

The number of infections increased by 105 from Aug. to Oct.

1/7/2020


Study says patients often bring C. Diff in with them

The study suggested hospitals should try to identify carriers of C. diff to prevent the spread on infection

1/7/2020


Hospital security cameras can promote safety

Cloud-based security systems can provide pictures of each person entering and exiting a facility

1/7/2020


When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available to hospitals that file quickly

Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply

1/7/2020


Flu cases reach 4.6 million

2,100 deaths reported

1/6/2020


VA ends hospital star ratings system

The system allowed veterans to compare quality and performance at VA facilities

1/6/2020


Study links psychological safety, infection prevention efforts

Thirty-eight percent of responding hospitals had high levels of psychological safety

1/6/2020


Healthcare moving toward paperless systems

Roughly 40 percent of data breaches are paper-based

1/6/2020


Card-operated lock systems becoming more popular

Flexibility is the primary benefit of this system

1/6/2020


How to handle a major HVAC upgrade

Following plan can help ensure upgrade isn't disruptive to regular operations

1/6/2020


3.7 million flu cases reported by mid December

The CDC says there have 32,000 hospitalizations and 1,800 deaths

1/3/2020


Keeping hospitals safe by design

Designers have an opportunity for hospitals to increase safety through intentional and comprehensive design and facility planning, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/3/2020


Joint Commission clarifies ligature risk requirements

In a new blog post on it's website, The Joint Commission clarified its new ligature risk requirements regarding common patient room items and fixtures

1/3/2020


New Ohio bill would allow surveillance cameras in nursing home resident rooms

There has been pushback in the past about whether surveillance cameras are a violation of patient privacy

1/3/2020


Operating room material choices must address infection control needs

Materials and finishes in the OR—particularly walls and flooring—are an important part of creating a safe environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/3/2020


Survey links psychological safety and infection prevention practices

Psychological safety refers to the shared belief that team members are safe when speaking up or making mistakes

1/2/2020


Location technology: The next investment for healthcare

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

1/2/2020


Greener healthcare facilities can impact climate change

Changes in the industry can play a major role in addressing the climate crisis

1/2/2020


Healthcare on Cloud Nine: Top 8 benefits of healthcare-cloud merger

The cloud will be central to future digital transformations in healthcare

1/2/2020


Readiness matters with new CMS emergency preparedness requirements

The intent is still to establish criteria for healthcare providers and suppliers to better prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters.

1/2/2020


Deaths could have been avoided at Glasgow hospital if staff had flushed out the taps, expert says

Nobody knew whose job it was to ensure taps, baths and shower heads were flushed at least once a day

12/30/2019


Mechanical systems in the healthcare environment — pipe and performance considerations

The insulation wrapping these systems plays an integral role in ensuring optimal performance of a building’s mechanical systems

12/30/2019


Achieving reliable power with microgrids

Microgrids take advantage of the IIoT to make energy choices based on capabilities like forecasting weather and load optimization

12/30/2019


Atlanta hospital gets 30-bed mobile unit a state of emergency declared

The emergency declaration allows the state to use Georgia Emergency Management Agency funding to bring the mobile unit

12/30/2019


Vermont operating rooms will remain closed through January because of odors

The University of Vermont Medical Center continues to investigate the cause of mysterious odors

12/27/2019


FDA approves first fully disposable duodenoscope

Use it once and then toss it out

12/27/2019


Eco-friendly strategies for healthcare facilities

Healthcare industry can identify areas to reduce environmental impact

12/27/2019


Why firewalls and anti-virus software are no longer enough to protect your network

As cybercriminals become more adept and increasingly target healthcare facility networks, it is more crucial than ever before to ensure your cybersecurity defenses are up-to-date and tested regularly

12/27/2019


Lighting strategies are evolving for senior living environments.

New technology and resident quality of life are two factors driving the change, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2019


Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied

Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe

12/27/2019


3 Legionnaires' cases may be linked to Illinois hospital

The hospital has flushed its plumbing system

12/26/2019


Cyber attack stops radiation treatments at Oahu facilities

The company has reported the incident to the FBI and is working with a private computer forensics firm to investigate

12/26/2019


Dangerous bacteria can survive disinfectant

Study suggests that UV light is an option for disinfecting, but it can be challenging to make sure all surfaces are fully exposed to the light

12/26/2019


Wis. hospital tap water contaminates lab specimens

Mycobacterium porcinum came from ice machines and water dispenser in ICU

12/23/2019


While active shooters at healthcare facility are rare, preparation is still key

Pharmacists in these facilities need to know how to respond

12/23/2019


Cleaning's role in public health requires specific protocols

Cleaning and disinfecting must be done in two steps

12/23/2019


London Hospital allows horse to visit patient before Christmas

Horse's box was parked in an ambulance bay and the horse rode the elevator up 13 floors

12/23/2019


Creating a healthcare facility emergency plan

Emergency departments must develop disaster preparedness plans that go beyond natural disasters and utility failures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/23/2019


Ga. governor declares state of emergency after hospital flooding

Hospitals near flooded facility are at capacity

12/20/2019


'Tis the season for year-end equipment planning

Many affected ate pre-cut fruit

12/20/2019


Urgent care needed: The importance of underground utility mapping for hospital campuses

Though hospitals are unlike other facility campuses, they are similar in one aspect— current underground utility management and mapping tend to be lacking

12/20/2019


Flu season might peak in December

One of the healthcare industry’s chief struggles is attracting and retaining healthcare facility staff

12/20/2019


Selecting a high-performance HVAC system

Selecting HVAC means meeting the needs of a facility efficiently and effectively now and into the future

12/20/2019


Salmonella outbreak sickens 33 at Pa. healthcare facilities

Many affected ate pre-cut fruit

12/19/2019


Florida VA employees, medical suppliers indicted for alleged kickback scheme

VA employees allegedly received thousands of dollars in bribes

12/19/2019


Flooding at Atlanta hospital prompts closure of 62 patient beds

Cleanup and repairs have begun in the patient units significantly damaged by flooding

12/19/2019


Hospital learning to defuse violence

The hospital also has introduced a behavioral screening tool to help identify patients prone to violence

12/19/2019


Interior design choices can support infection prevention

Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

12/19/2019


NYC hospital security officers don't feel prepared for active shooter situation

The more than 800 law enforcement officers carry batons, handcuffs, radios and flashlights

12/18/2019


Technology saves Toronto hospital $3.2 million a year in energy costs

For instance, patient rooms feature an integrated bedside terminal that can, among other things, change the temperature in their room

12/18/2019


Creating genuine privacy where it’s needed most

Acoustic pods address the issue of privacy head on, offering a soundproof solution for sensitive conversations as well as the need for accessible solitude in a public space

12/18/2019


Dallas children's hospital relocates patients after finding mold

Children's Medical Center Dallas relocated 28 patients after routine air tests

12/17/2019


CDC: 12 state seeing high flu activity

Fourteen states experienced moderate activity, eight states reported low activity and 16 states experienced minimal activity

12/17/2019



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