November 2014 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Ebola-proofing often an improvisation

Efforts have been guided by principals from clinics in Africa and the few full biocontainment facilities in the U.S.

11/26/2014 3:00:00 PM

Dealing with healthcare projects codes and standards

Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on dealing with healthcare projects' codes and standards

11/26/2014 2:00:00 PM

Vacant Mississippi rehab facility to be repurposed as Ebola unit

The University of Mississippi Medical Center's University Rehabilitation Center is being retrofitted into a biocontainment unit that can accommodate two Ebola patients

11/26/2014 1:00:00 PM

Patient Room 2020 looks at future of design

A year after it was created to foster creativity in healthcare, 'Patient Room 2020' is still inspiring a range of reactions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/26/2014 12:00:00 PM

Medical computers can lower operating costs

Medical computers are cable-free so that they are not a tripping hazard and so that they can be easily moved from room to room as necessary

11/26/2014 10:00:00 AM

Electron-beam technology may be a better way to sanitize Ebola waste

Hospitals have used similar technology, at lower power levels, to sterilize equipment

11/26/2014 9:00:00 AM

Environmental services can boost patient experiences

A clean and inviting environment in conjunction with an engaging professional staff makes patients and visitors feel welcome and calm

11/26/2014 8:00:00 AM

Four carpet 'conditions'...and what to do about them

11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Trane announces expansion of outdoor air product line

11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Lenel introduces OnGuard 7.0 security management platformSuperior performance and water savings with new bedpan washers from American Standard

11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

AMAG Technology's Symmetry Access Control System integrates with Milestone System's XProtect video surveillance

11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning professionals reminded that Ebola is not our only public health concern

11/26/2014 12:00:00 AM

Building safe, effective healthcare facilities

Engineers with healthcare experience offer tips on delivering quality healthcare projects

11/25/2014 3:00:00 PM

Food-as-medicine theory gaining ground in hospitals

Hospitals believe that recovery involves feeding the body as well as the mind and are working to improving the cafeteria experience

11/25/2014 2:00:00 PM

Oregon hospital tests therapeutic garden

Legacy Emanuel Medical Center in Portland creates a second-floor terrace green space to test the impact of the plants on patients

11/25/2014 1:00:00 PM

How soft-surface fabrics spread infection

Studies have found that fabrics harbor bacteria after coming into contact with patients

11/25/2014 12:00:00 PM

Training the next generation of facilities managers

Identifying employees with potential - and helping them to build their skills - puts facilities in a better position when current leaders retire

11/25/2014 10:00:00 AM

'Self-cleaning' surface reduces pathogens, study says

New technology reduces the number of hospital surface bacteria by more than 99 percent at least eight weeks after initial application

11/25/2014 9:00:00 AM

Ask the right questions about rubber floorcoverings

Rubber can be compromised by chemicals that can cause itthurd to break down

11/25/2014 8:00:00 AM

Vital Images, Inc. introduces VioStream to provide fast access to federated image repositories

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Atlas offers WeatherMaster TU underlayment for tile, slate and metal roofs

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

New data center ceiling system from Armstrong provides maximum load carrying capacity

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

'Powerfully-intuitive' fire alarm system earns nationwide agency listings and certifications

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

New 5 kV Insulation resistance tester from Megger is rugged, compact

11/25/2014 12:00:00 AM

Florida facility focuses on Ebola prep

Flagler County hospital dedicating and segregating a part of its facility for treatment

11/24/2014 3:00:00 PM

Miami hospital hit by rash of tire thefts

Tires are stolen from cars in Ryder Trauma Center-secured lot

11/24/2014 1:00:00 PM

$21 million Coney Island Hospital resiliency project completed

The renovations will help protect critical equipment from extreme flooding

11/24/2014 12:00:00 PM

Evolving technology affects healthcare design

Technology leverages the means and locations of healthcare delivery

11/24/2014 11:00:00 AM

Swedish hospital raising the bar on sustainability

Facility's features including resource-efficient materials, low energy designs, smart processing of chemical waste and a cutting-edge HVAC system

11/24/2014 9:00:00 AM

Key questions about carpet and vinyl floorcoverings

Carpet and vinyl in healthcare flooring require some special considerations

11/24/2014 8:00:00 AM

LG CNS announces EHR interoperability with Omnicare

11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck introduces energy recovery filter system for kitchen hoods

11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite upgrades LED Lightbars with new accessories, certifications

11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Enhanced 'Sprinkler Saves' blog promotes fire sprinkler successes

11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Wausau approved by NRFC as Manufacturer ACE Organization

11/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Study: Cleanliness promotes better behavior

In cleaner workplaces, people should be less likely to feel disgusted and exhibit selfish behavior

11/21/2014 3:00:00 PM


Clearing the air: Healthier interiors in healthcare

The healthcare sector has zeroed in on safer products as an important step towards creating healthier healing environments

11/21/2014 2:00:00 PM


Minimizing healthcare's environmental footprint

Environmental stewardship can coexist with pressure to cut costs

11/21/2014 1:00:00 PM

New Wyoming facility concept addresses future growth, needs

Powell Valley Healthcare unveils concept for renovating and expanding the hospital, medical offices and care center facilities

11/21/2014 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare floorcoverings need good substrates

It is critical that the substrate, which is almost always concrete, be in a condition to accept the installation of flooring

11/21/2014 10:00:00 AM

The healthcare workspace is evolving

Clinic space planning and design are changing to support an enhanced, outcome-focused patient experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/21/2014 9:00:00 AM

Survey shows growing workplace violence in healthcare

Analysis shows that the violent crime rate per 100 beds increased from 2012 to 2013

11/21/2014 8:00:00 AM

HyGreen collaborates with hospitals and infection control professionals to develop Ebola preparedness plans

11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Association for the Healthcare Environment announces 2015 elected and appointed board members

11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM

Infection control tips in the age of Ebola

There is a growing body of evidence that 'disinfected' medical devices are not as clean as they need to be

11/20/2014 3:00:00 PM

Design trends for women's health facilities

Health systems are working to respond to the health needs of women in midlife and beyond

11/20/2014 2:00:00 PM


Should IT users be treated like patients?

Adopting healthcare industry patient engagement practices internally

11/20/2014 1:00:00 PM

Wisconsin hospital system produces more energy than it consumes

Gundersen Health System has saved nearly $2 million each year from energy conservation and efficiency efforts

11/20/2014 12:00:00 PM

Arkansas health system consolidates for efficiency

NEA Baptist Health System relocates its hospital to expand offerings and integrate with its specialty practices, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/20/2014 11:00:00 AM

Shred bin Q&A

In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about shred bins

11/20/2014 9:00:00 AM

Case study

Houston Medical Center adds UV technology to infection control

UV protocol adds extra layer of protection in the war against infections

11/20/2014 8:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2015 Conference introduces controls forum and new course lengths

11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

With the BR 13/1 BAT batteries take center stage

11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Visual Workplace catalog features 5S and visual management products and solutions

11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

eRAD announces 12 new customers for the 3rd Quarter of 2014

11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Kaivac offers infection control safety precautions for cleaning professionals

11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM

Ebola fears spark equipment companies to restrict service

Diagnostic labs refuse to accept patients' blood or tissue samples

11/19/2014 3:00:00 PM

Nature influences design of Florida cancer center

White paper discusses the ecotherapy influences on the Scully-Welsh Cancer Center

11/19/2014 2:00:00 PM


Design's role in fall prevention

Fall prevention measures can include high-contrast lips on the shower edge and black toilet seats, but these measures often meet with resistance, according to a blog on the Environments for Aging website

11/19/2014 1:00:00 PM

Protecting healthcare spaces from construction vibration

Facilities need to assess vibration sensitivity, predict impacts, provide mitigation and monitor the situation

11/19/2014 11:00:00 AM

Arkansas hospital adds 3D surgery system

Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock is the only hospital in the state to have a high-definition, 3D surgical video system

11/19/2014 10:00:00 AM

Baby boomers are influencing senior facility design

Three trends are emerging: User-driven design, nature-inspired healing and greater diversity in flooring

11/19/2014 8:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied ups the ante with Trailblazer

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Linetec and Valspar provide consistent, durable finish for Aspen Art Museum's white exterior composed of multiple architectural metal products

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Brady releases new Brady Workstation label creation platform

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite offers five-watt LED G9 lamp as 40W halogen replacement

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

New hand dryer revolutionizes hand hygiene without chemicals

11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM

Choosing a disinfectant to fight Ebola

Ebola is believed to be susceptible to a broad range of hospital disinfectants

11/18/2014 3:00:00 PM

Michigan hospital opens natural birthing center

The center includes six private birthing suites equipped with large hydrotherapy tubs, massaging shower heads and other amenities for natural labor and delivery

11/18/2014 2:00:00 PM

Designing for elderly patients

Creating environments that positively consider changes in the mind and body of the elderly patient is critical, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/18/2014 1:00:00 PM


Reusable textiles better for the environment

A new study found that environmentally friendly disposable products have a greater negative environmental impact than reusable textiles

11/18/2014 11:00:00 AM

Take a photo tour of Providence emergency department

The renovation of the Miriam Hospital's emergency department included replacing curtained bays with private exam rooms for better infection control, patient privacy, and noise reduction, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/18/2014 10:00:00 AM

Cancer center has two-story indoor garden

The garden in the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Yawkey Center for Cancer Care in Boston features seasonal flowers, shrubs and plants, including stands of bamboo that are nurtured by grow lamps in the ceiling

11/18/2014 8:00:00 AM

TeleConsult Europe expands service offering by deploying eRAD PACS

11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Outdoor Lighting launches new led parking garage fixture

11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Exova extends water testing capability with new fleet

11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

2014 ISSA Innovation Award program winners announced

11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

New GE Digital Commander Paralleling Switchgear provides mission-critical facilities flexibility in backup power design and management

11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM

Preparing for Ebola - the FM's role

Facilities managers are key to disinfecting contaminated areas and disposing of hazardous waste as well as alerting staff and visitors to proper protocols

11/17/2014 3:00:00 PM


Long-term care dining needs to step up its game.

If you wouldn't feed it to your family, don't feed it to your residents, blogger says

11/17/2014 2:00:00 PM

Study: Hospital workers wash hands less toward end of shift

Workers probably wash their hands less as the workday progresses because the mental reserves they need to follow rules are depleted

11/17/2014 12:00:00 PM

Minnesota hospitals deal with increase in patient violence

Attack on nurses at a Maplewood hospital highlights daily issue for healthcare workers

11/17/2014 10:00:00 AM


Flame retardants trade one hazard for another

Flame retardant use in building products is largely avoidable, which is not always clear to those in the design community

11/17/2014 9:00:00 AM

Despite outpatient push, patient room design still crucial

Healthcare trends are inspiring the reinvention of the patient room, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

11/17/2014 8:00:00 AM

GOJO introduces the Purell ES Everywhere System at this year's ISSA/Interclean

11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Soraa solves compatibility issues by launching new constant current LED lamp

11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite covers low bay lighting from all sides with Polygon Linear LED fixtures

11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Goodway launches online calculator that showcases cost-savings as a result from cleaning firetube boilers

11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Wausau connects new University of Minnesota Recreation and Wellness Center to greater campus

11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

Duke students brainstorm to curb Ebola

Duke Ebola Innovation Challenge invites ideas to help track and fight Ebola

11/14/2014 3:00:00 PM

U.K. not prepared for Ebola, expert says

Safety procedures are not being followed strictly enough to prevent medical staff from becoming infected, Ebola expert says

11/14/2014 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals shifting to renewable energy

Hospitals are saving money while enjoying the environmental benefits of green energy

11/14/2014 1:00:00 PM

Mothers get remote link to babies in intensive care

Scottish hospital installs wireless cameras with a live feed to the nursery

11/14/2014 12:00:00 PM

Faulty sprinklers cause flooding at Jersey City Medical Center

The first-floor lobby of New Jersey facility floods when two sprinklers in the lobby inadvertently turned on

11/14/2014 10:00:00 AM

UT Southwestern builds new hospital in Dallas

The new facility replaces the 50-year-old St. Paul University Hospital

11/14/2014 9:00:00 AM

Successful patient room effectiveness depends on unit design

The efficiency of unit, availability of equipment, travel distance and sight lines to patients should be considered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/14/2014 8:00:00 AM

RedVector Partners with the International Code Council to offer new online code training courses

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hustler Turf Equipment launching utility vehicle line

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Haws Corporation strengthens support for the growing drink up initiative with school fundraising program successes

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cummins Power Generation introduces the next generation of high-horsepower generator sets

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hustler Turf Equipment launching utility vehicle line

11/14/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals embracing alternative fuel sources

With winter on the way and energy costs rising, some hospitals are choosing alternative heating fuels

11/13/2014 3:00:00 PM

Hospital designers balance safety and luxury

'Airportlike' screening for patients and other safety elements are being incorporated

11/13/2014 2:00:00 PM

Four storm-damaged NYC hospitals to get $1.6 billion

Public hospitals in flood-prone parts of the city are getting federal funds to protect them from Superstorm Sandy-like damage

11/13/2014 1:00:00 PM

ASID developing tool to clarify sustainability questions

New online tool will try to help design professionals understand existing green guidelines and how they work together, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/13/2014 12:00:00 PM


Keeping security at its highest during the holidays

Security teams need to be extra vigilant during the holiday season as there will likely be an increase in patients entering the facility

11/13/2014 10:00:00 AM

Construction begins on Nevada health village

Henderson Hospital is the first phase in 170-acre development that will include a retail center, residential apartments, a senior care center and a cultural center

11/13/2014 9:00:00 AM

R.I. ambulatory facility achieves LEED Gold

Kent Ambulatory Services Pavilion in Warwicke used recycled local materials and energy-efficient lighting

11/13/2014 8:00:00 AM

Hudson Technologies announces acquisition of Polar Technologies reclamation business

11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Drexel Metals standing seam roofing tops California winery

11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Fire Alarms' centralized reporting solution wins Campus Safety 'BEST' award

11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Trane adds water-source VRF systems to growing ductless portfolio

11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Minuteman launches ruggedized UPS for extreme environments

11/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

Understanding design implications of healthcare reform's next step

The recently implemented CMS Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program is tied to quality outcomes and mandated by the Affordable Care Act, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/12/2014 3:00:00 PM

Alternative HVAC systems popular in hospital applications

Healthcare facilities installing more nontraditional equipment

11/12/2014 2:00:00 PM

White paper on power strips available

Downloadable paper is a guide for correct healthcare facility power strip usage

11/12/2014 12:00:00 PM


Interpreting the Life Safety Code

It is often risky to offer advice on code interpretation if you are not the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ)

11/12/2014 11:00:00 AM

Department of Energy announces $9 million investment to improve hospital energy efficiency

Funds to encourage investments in energy-saving technologies for hospitals, offices, shops, restaurants, hotels and other types of commercial buildings

11/12/2014 10:00:00 AM

University of Kentucky students review campus ER layout

A student-designer collaboration at the UK hospital examined the new emergency department space to see what can be learned for the design of future healthcare facilities

11/12/2014 9:00:00 AM

Detroit-area hospital plans $160M expansion

Botsford Hospital will create private rooms to replace double and triple rooms that date back to the 1960s

11/12/2014 8:00:00 AM

Large enterprises view business transformation as essential to ability to compete, but struggle with execution, according to new Oracle study

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Cherokee Indian Hospital Authority holds topping out ceremony for new hospital in North Carolina

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Is your facility ready for Ebola?

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls' technology and consulting expertise helps china office tower achieve double green certification

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Fire alarms' centralized reporting soluton wins campus safety 'best' award

11/12/2014 12:00:00 AM


Ebola heightens awareness of HAIs

Nurses who survived Ebola are also survivors of a common problem: hospital-acquired infections

11/11/2014 3:00:00 PM

Tampa ER designed for comfort

Florida Hospital Tampa ER also makes 'maximum efficiency' a top priorities

11/11/2014 2:00:00 PM


UC outsourcing for hospital environmental services criticized

University of California could have saved $1 million hiring in-house custodians, blog says

11/11/2014 1:00:00 PM

Building automation systems can help cut costs

Administrators can use data to better manage energy comsumption, cost of healthcare facilities

11/11/2014 12:00:00 PM

Kashmir hospital relies on solar power

New energy source credited with improving the quality of care

11/11/2014 11:00:00 AM

Report says infections, accidents and injuries remain problems despite gains

Leapfrog's Hospital Safety Scores show that while hospitals are doing better implementing safety processes, performance on outcomes lags

11/11/2014 10:00:00 AM

Building data analytics can help bottom line

To better manage budgets, hospital facility managers need to be able to uncover hidden savings within their buildings

11/11/2014 9:00:00 AM

Private rooms for infants gains support

The movement toward private rooms for NICU babies has recently gained momentum, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/11/2014 8:00:00 AM

Intermatic introduces the 'checkfrank' configurator for Multiwave pool and spa controls

11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls simplifies controls on Luxaire commercial products

11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Focal4 situational awareness platform unifies existing, disparate systems to improve life safety and business continuity

11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite Architectural LED torchiere named to ENERGY STAR list

11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

Trane adds water-source VRF systems to growing ductless portfolio

11/11/2014 12:00:00 AM

WHO updates personal protective equipment guidelines for Ebola

Guidelines to clarify PPE options and provide information for procurement of PPE stock in the current Ebola outbreak

11/10/2014 3:00:00 PM

UW Health to stop selling sugar-sweetened drinks

The system is also eliminating all fried food from cafeterias and restaurants

11/10/2014 2:00:00 PM

Balancing safety and independence

Senior care facilities with fall-prone populations are trying to balance safety and their residents' desire to live as they choose

11/10/2014 12:00:00 PM

Hospital says goodbye to green Jell-O

Providing food that increases patient satisfaction is a quality indicator for a health system

11/10/2014 11:00:00 AM

Indianapolis hospital designed to be a good neighbor

The Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital offers community healthy, welcoming environment that encourages wellness, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

11/10/2014 10:00:00 AM

Controlling MRI noise and vibration

One of the first steps in evaluating the suitability of a new space for an MRI is the assessment of floor vibration

11/10/2014 9:00:00 AM

MRSA linked to livestock is found in U.K. hospitals

Study says some MRSA bugs in UK hospitals can be traced back to bacteria found in farm animals

11/10/2014 8:00:00 AM

New Bobcat S450 skid-steer loader features improved performance and a Tier 4 non-DPF emissions solution

11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

ELB Electronics debuts led T8 U-bend and 8-foot direct replacement lamps

11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Mediware releases robust rehabilitation scheduling solution: MediLinks AE

11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

As water concerns mount, U.S. consumption increases by more than 68 million servings

11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

New infection-control safety precautions for cleaning professionals

11/10/2014 12:00:00 AM

Facilities experts urge Ebola prep

Hospitals encouraged to prepare facilities now so they are ready to respond to pandemics and viral outbreaks

11/7/2014 3:00:00 PM


Embarking on a Lean journey for your next major capital project

There is an opportunity for capital projects to incorporate efficiency, safety and patient-centered care well before the first shovel strikes the ground

11/7/2014 2:00:00 PM

Louisiana hospital makes campus smoke free

Terrebonne General Medical Center eliminates designated smoking areas

11/7/2014 1:00:00 PM

New Zealand bacterial outbreak linked to facility faults

Up to 50 people to one toilet, a leaking sewer pipe and an insufficient number of handwash basins found at Middlemore Hospital

11/7/2014 12:00:00 PM

Vail hospital mulling location of helipad

Current transportation options are too far from the Colorado facility, according to hospital officials

11/7/2014 11:00:00 AM


Healthcare's big-box future

Recent Health Facility Management survey says 43 percent of respondents plan to build expanded health system-branded clinics in retail spaces

11/7/2014 10:00:00 AM

Environmental psychology in wayfinding design

Article discusses making wayfinding part of the early design process in healthcare facilities

11/7/2014 9:00:00 AM

Architects design for safety

Healthcare designers try to create homey - yet secure - environments

11/7/2014 8:00:00 AM

Oncam Grandeye's Evolution Mini is the toughest 360-degree camera available

11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Emergency spill kits include post-cleanup surface treatment

11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Bobcat T450 loader features Tier 4 non-DPF emissions solution, ideal for working in tight areas

11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong portfolio of translucent ceiling options now includes new Infusions shapes accent clouds

11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls simplifies controls on Luxaire commercial products

11/7/2014 12:00:00 AM

Demand for Ebola supplies up

Some experts worried about price gouging, shortages and hoarding

11/6/2014 3:00:00 PM

N.J. hospital reduces energy output by 20 percent

Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank lowered energy costs by more than $900,000

11/6/2014 2:00:00 PM

Pakistani hospitals set up disaster management wards

Four hospitals in Karachi equipping facilities in preparation for approaching cyclone

11/6/2014 1:00:00 PM

Hospital builds stronger ED after storm

NYU Langone Medical Center integrated the emergency department into the campus flood mitigation plans, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/6/2014 11:00:00 AM

Two Virginia hospitals achieve infection risk certification

Hospitals are the first certified in a new program focusing on managing infection risk

11/6/2014 10:00:00 AM

Study links armed guards to less hospital violence

International Healthcare Security and Safety Foundation study found a 41 percent lower risk of physical assaults where Tasers were available to security personnel

11/6/2014 9:00:00 AM

Case study: maximizing surgery center flow

The Okyanos Heart Institute in Freeport, Bahamas, was designed to accommodate clinical requirements and patient comfort

11/6/2014 8:00:00 AM

Electro Industries releases Communicator EXT 4.0 software for EIG's power meters

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

New Focal4 situational awareness platform unifies systems to improve life safety and business continuity

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

The AMP-200 Series general electrical and AMP-300 Series motor maintenance clamps offer a complete range of measuring functions

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Brady releases new Brady Workstation label creation platform

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals pair germ-killing robots with CDC protocols to protect against Ebola virus

11/6/2014 12:00:00 AM

Guidelines for handling Ebola linens

Linen services provider offers tips to customers about handling potentially contaminated linens

11/5/2014 3:00:00 PM

America's experiencing a hospital-food revolution

Resourcing food from local producers is good for patients, economy

11/5/2014 2:00:00 PM

Emergency backup generators don't always work when needed, probe finds

Two Manhattan hospitals lost power and their backup systems failed during Superstorm Sandy

11/5/2014 1:00:00 PM

'Homelike' setting in senior care not so important, study says

Safety and caring staff members seen as more important

11/5/2014 12:00:00 PM

New N.C. orthopedic clinic includes LED lighting upgrade

Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic switches to adjustable LED lighting for new facility design

11/5/2014 11:00:00 AM

Vermont psych facility rebuilds after hurricane

Rebuilding Vermont State Hospital offered opportunities to bring facility into the 21st century, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare website

11/5/2014 10:00:00 AM

Nashville facility integrates behavioral, primary care

Centerstone of Tennessee was deigned to to decrease any discomfort patients might feel in seeking behavioral care, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

11/5/2014 9:00:00 AM

Dallas experiencing hospital-building boom: Part 2

New hospitals are replacing aging facilities and meeting the demands of a growing population

11/5/2014 8:00:00 AM

Eaton introduces enhanced ePDU G3 platform with one percent billing grade accuracy and advanced outlet level power management capabilities

11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Using biometric technology, Handytrac Systems launches the most secure key control system in the country

11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

QSpex launches its same-day personalized delivery model in Puerto Rico

11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Winter matting tips and suggestions from Crown Matting Technologies

11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite LED Faux Cans allow installers to can the 'can'

11/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Jazz tested as post-op pain treatment

Piped in music and periods of silence may be pain management tools

11/4/2014 3:00:00 PM

TrillaMed and Convergence Equity to address shortage in ebola protective gear

11/4/2014 2:15:00 PM

Common security framework can be key tool for healthcare facilities

A CSF is a single security framework that healthcare providers can use to address security challenges. The framework includes federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks

11/4/2014 2:00:00 PM

Consolidating health services boon to medical office market

Health systems are increasingly consolidating services into large, new medical office buildings near population centers

11/4/2014 1:00:00 PM

Millions in unused medical supplies tossed annually

U.S. hospitals collectively throw away at least $15 million a year in unused operating room surgical supplies that could be salvaged, report says

11/4/2014 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals meeting climate change challenge

Hospitals embracing environmental stewardship as part of their commitment to improving health

11/4/2014 10:00:00 AM

Dallas experiencing hospital-building boom

New hospitals are replacing aging facilities and meeting the demands of a growing population

11/4/2014 9:00:00 AM

Evaluating design research tools

Secondary data, photo journaling, questionnaires among tools a healthcare designer can use to evaluate a project, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

11/4/2014 8:00:00 AM

Eaton's Halo LED solutions bring energy efficiency to the Greenbuild LivingHome

11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

STREAMLIGHT introduces low-profile Survivor right-angle light now features compact bezel, choice of beams

11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Fluid Technology's design envelope technology now available in single phase pumps

11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Distech Controls launches addition to Smart Room Control solution

11/4/2014 12:00:00 AM

Ebola may be draining resources from other efforts

More time spent on Ebola can mean less time to handle day-to-day demands, particularly the Enterovirus D-68 outbreak and the approaching flu season

11/3/2014 3:00:00 PM

Good hand hygiene essential in HAI battle against health

Cleaning hands remains the single most effective known pathogen prevention process

11/3/2014 2:00:00 PM

Making a hospital 'Ebola ready'

New York City’s Bellevue Hospital upgrades isolation rooms and is building a separate laboratory to handle blood work

11/3/2014 1:00:00 PM

Great Neck facility to build bio-containment unit

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System is planning to build a biological containment unit to strengthen its response to infectious disease outbreaks

11/3/2014 12:00:00 PM

Using BIM in ambulatory care center construction

For the Montefiore Medical Center, the design team led discussions to develop a BIM execution plan that identified specific milestones and each trade's contribution

11/3/2014 10:00:00 AM

Associations issue statement on processing biohazardous medical waste

Outbreak of Ebola has raised questions about the correct handling of Ebola-contaminated biohazardous medical waste

11/3/2014 9:00:00 AM

Georgia facility project based on evidence-based design

WellStar Paulding Hospital built replacement hospital using the best available evidence to make decisions that would lead to the desired outcomes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/3/2014 8:00:00 AM

Lithonia Lighting launches E Series LED modules optimized for value and performance

11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong announces Quick Ship programs for luxury flooring collections

11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Adams Rite adds dual lever hardware to RITE door

11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Lenel OnGuard security platform integrates with 3 United Technologies brands

11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM

Appleton expands the Mercmaster LED Luminaire series

11/3/2014 12:00:00 AM


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