October 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management


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Focus: Facility Design

10/31/2017

Tesla returns power to Puerto Rican children's hospital

Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish


Focus: Infection Control

10/31/2017

Long-ignored unsanitary conditions found at Ga. prison hospital

Bags of garbage have piled up outside the operating room, attracting flies and mosquitoes


10/31/2017

Houston's most and least expensive hospitals

Out of 29 hospitals ranked in the area, only seven have costs above the national average


10/31/2017

Electrical design considerations for healthcare projects

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers should be well versed in all factors related to their disciplines


10/31/2017

Mississippi healthcare facility replaces 120 in-house housekeepers with contract workers

University of Mississippi Medical Center is no longer employing an in-house cleaning staff


10/31/2017

Hot cleaning rags ignite at California nursing home

Cleaning rags had been removed from the dryer too soon without cooling off


10/31/2017

ePIPE Provides DWI/WRAS Approved Protection Against Lead (Pb) Leaching


10/31/2017

Digital Signage Expo Names 2017 Advisory Board


10/31/2017

AquiSense Technologies Enhances the Micro UV Product Platform


10/31/2017

Acoustiblok Silences Baxter Regional Medical Center’s HVAC Noise Issue


10/31/2017

Lighthouse Guild Honors Scientists at Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture


10/30/2017

Man rides bike into Okla. hospital, steals laptop

Police trying to identify a man who rode his bicycle inside a Bethany hospital during a theft


10/30/2017

Most common types of hospital security officer training

Survey shows eight of the training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago


10/30/2017

Group working to curb harmful surgical smoke

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses' 'Go Clear' program aims to bring awareness to the harmful effects


10/30/2017

Greenest hospitals in America

Becker's Healthcare names 60 of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the country


10/30/2017

Hospitals honored for heating pipeline project

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was awarded Sustainability Project of the Year


Focus: Facility Design

10/30/2017

Rebuilding healthcare facilities after hurricane offers opportunity

Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish


10/30/2017

Diversey Launches No Maintenance Floor System for Healthcare Facilities


10/30/2017

The Sanders Trust Obtains Two Properties, Totaling $20.4 Million


10/30/2017

Perkins Eastman Publishes New White Paper on 'The Effectiveness Of Collaborative Spaces in Healthcare and Research Environments'


10/30/2017

Champion Announces New Position and Hire of VP of Sales


10/30/2017

ImageFIRST Announces Regulated Medical Waste Services Promotion


10/27/2017

Lawsuit to block Boston Children’s Hospital tower dismissed

Supporters of Prouty Garden sued to block the hospital from building a new clinical tower on the green space


10/27/2017

Pa. healthcare network plans $1B investment to build, renovate hospitals

Highmark Health's Allegheny Health Network to build state-of-the-art hospital and "neighborhood hospitals," renovate existing hospitals


Focus: Infection Control

10/27/2017

North Wales hospitals' laundry called infection risk

Machines are breaking down and there are pest control issues


10/27/2017

Florida moves to shut down nursing home where 14 died during Irma

Regulators have moved to permanently revoke the operating license of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills


Focus: Facility Design

10/27/2017

Remote healthcare locations lead to a new design strategy

As healthcare services moving outward, design considerations are evolving


10/27/2017

Armstrong Ceilings Sustain Portfolio Now Included in Sustainable Minds Transparency Catalog


10/27/2017

Legrand Raises $98,750 in Employee and Company Contributions to Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts


10/27/2017

Johnson Controls Integrates exacqVision with ShotPoint for Improved Active Shooter Detection, Reaction


10/27/2017

Leading the Way to a Connected Future at LIGHTFAIR International 2018


10/27/2017

Acquisition Expands Meridian’s Southern California Presence


10/26/2017

Family of man murdered at Johns Hopkins questions policies

A woman killed her estranged husband in the ICU


10/26/2017

Four reasons to modernize a hospital’s electrical power distribution system


Focus: Facility Design

10/26/2017

Gov. says Buffalo children's hospital reflects new mentality

New facility incorporates modern features that reflect advances in healthcare design


10/26/2017

Mich. hospital reviewing policies after shooting

A patient barricaded himself in his room at Covenant HealthCare until officers gained entry with ballistic shields


Blog/Focus: Infection Control

10/26/2017

How typical ceiling light fixtures can help reduce HAIs

Healthcare providers are increasingly looking for solutions that provide a safety net by disinfecting surfaces that may have been insufficiently disinfected


Focus: Infection Control

10/26/2017

Arkansas VA healthcare system failed to update cleaning standards

Standards for instruments used in eye surgery cited


10/26/2017

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Laguna Hills, Calif.


10/26/2017

FKP, CannonDesign Merger to Bolster Pediatric Healthcare Expertise


10/26/2017

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials


10/26/2017

Global Prime Logistics Rents Climb Higher Amid E-Commerce Expansion


10/26/2017

Washington's Sammamish High School Features Ornamental and Functional Rockfon Ceiling Systems


10/25/2017

Puerto Rico healthcare system faces long recovery

The situation with Puerto Rico’s healthcare system is far more vulnerable than those in Texas or Florida


Focus: Facility Design

10/25/2017

Addressing fall risk with patient room design

A 2017 study uses a simulation-based approach to evaluate the biomechanics of falls to identify risk associated with physical design strategies, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


10/25/2017

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Certificate of Need law for healthcare facilities

The court held that the law serves a legitimate state interest in ensuring that health care services are distributed reasonably and economically.


10/25/2017

A month after Irma, Ormond Beach hospital still closed

Officials at damaged healthcare facility reviewing the assessments and evaluating the necessary repairs


Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

10/25/2017

Life Safety Q&A: Receptacle testing

Brad Keyes discusses receptacle testing


10/25/2017

New tent hospital boosts NZ’s disaster response

Tent features a series of interconnecting sections for triage, maternity, resuscitation, a 10-stretcher observation ward and a pharmacy


10/25/2017

Legrand Launches Wireless Networking Solution for Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Platform


10/25/2017

Digital Pathology Survey Identifies Key Innovations in Automated Image Analysis and Cloud Hosting


10/25/2017

2017 Generative Space Award Presented to Jordan Valley Cancer Center


10/25/2017

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Designated as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace


10/25/2017

IIDA Unveils Winners of 6th Annual Healthcare Interior Design Competition


10/24/2017

Hospitals in disaster areas may have to fight for federal funds

Over the last 10 years, FEMA has denied appeals for more than $1 billion requested by local governments


10/24/2017

Patient, 78, fires handgun inside Saginaw hospital

Police subdue shooter at Covenant Hospital without injury


10/24/2017

Workplace clinics growing in Detroit area

Facilities are one way for self-funded employers or unions to save money on their health insurance costs


Focus: Facility Design

10/24/2017

A collaborative approach can expedite the healthcare design and construction process

Key stakeholders include patients/family, owners, operations, administration, clinicians, facilities staff, clinicians and donors


Focus: Infection Control

10/24/2017

Suspected Legionnaires' disease in Buffalo hospital leads to water restrictions

Testing found slightly elevated levels of Legionella bacteria in the hospital's water system


Blog

10/24/2017

Common generator problems - and how to avoid them

Conference also serves as yearly training event


10/24/2017

Legrand Brings Outdoor Spaces to the Forefront at Greenbuild 2017


10/24/2017

SP Industries Introduces New Single Cylinder Precrusher Series: Powerful Features Designed for Lighter-Duty Industrial Operations


10/24/2017

Sentara Life Care to Modernize Norfolk Assisted Living Campus


10/24/2017

EcoStruxure Power from Schneider Electric Improves Healthcare Facility Operational Efficiency, Safety and Patient Satisfaction


10/24/2017

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials


Focus: Infection Control

10/23/2017

California declares state of emergency after hepatitis A outbreak

The disease has most often struck the homeless or drug users, but has spread to workers at a healthcare facility


10/23/2017

Fire at Ohio hospital forces evacuation, closing

Fire at Summa St. Thomas Hospital in Akron in basement


10/23/2017

Study: Room service improves patient nutrition

Room service showed an increase in both energy and protein intake


Focus: Facility Design

10/23/2017

Hospitals to improve access for persons with disabilities

N.Y. facillites to make changes as part of lawsuit settlement


10/23/2017

Hospital security professionals gather at Kentucky conference

Conference also serves as yearly training event


10/23/2017

Daikin Applied Showcases Air Intelligence at Bi-Annual User Conference


10/23/2017

How Safe is Your Data With the IoT and Smart Devices?


10/23/2017

Rockfon North America Facility Begins Production


10/23/2017

University Expected to Save $650K During First Year of Johnson Controls Contract


10/23/2017

Mission Linen Supply Awarded for Sustainability Leadership


10/20/2017

Woman who gave birth in Japan photographs hospital meals

Meals look more than restaurant-worthy


Focus: Infection Control

10/20/2017

Debunking the assumptions around proper hand hygiene

Hand hygiene in healthcare involves not only washing hands with soap and water, but also the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers


10/20/2017

Hospital ship off Puerto Rico sits mostly idle 2 weeks after its arrival

Only 33 of the 250 beds on the Comfort — 13 percent — are being used


Focus: Facility Design

10/20/2017

Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics

New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment


10/20/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


Focus: Infection Control

10/20/2017

Dirty floors, kitchens found at Colorado veterans hospital

The inspections also found two doors in a mental health treatment facility were found unlocked and the alarms were not turned on


10/20/2017

Minn. hospital sued after stillborn baby discarded with dirty laundry

Regions Hospital in St. Paul had promised to cremate the remains


10/20/2017

Nlyte Furthers Market Leadership with New Mobile, Interoperability, and Personalization Capabilities


10/20/2017

Lighthouse Guild to Host Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture On Oct. 20-21


10/20/2017

2018 AHR Expo to Host Show’s Largest-ever Education Program


10/20/2017

Legionella Remediation in Plumbing Systems: Analytics that Expose Root Problems and Best Solutions


10/20/2017

New API for Energy Efficiency Data from Verdigris


10/19/2017

U.S. healthcare can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

Healthcare leaders are urged to to spot emerging threats early on: Winter is coming


10/19/2017

Tomorrow's hospital will include digital command centers

Experts envision hospitals using a central command center that mimics an air traffic control system


Focus: Facility Design

10/19/2017

St. Barnabas Medical Center stresses safety, privacy in design

CEO discusses the strategy behind hospital's new family pavilion


10/19/2017

Scandal-plagued hospital's cleaners claim hygiene standards dropping under new contractor

Since the hospital in Edmonton, North London, changed its cleaning firm in June, ten porters' jobs have been cut


10/19/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/19/2017

Technology that can improve behavioral health environments

One example is polycarbonate electronic glazing on doors that can switch to be transparent or translucent, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Focus: Facility Design

10/19/2017

Adapting to changes in healthcare design

Strategies can guard hospitals against obsolescence


10/19/2017

CBRE Releases Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report


10/19/2017

Fall is Ideal Time to Prepare Facilities for Winter From Roof to Foundation


10/19/2017

thyssenkrupp’s Predictive Maintenance Solution, MAX, Now Reducing Service Intervention Times


10/19/2017

The Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Shortchanges the Benefits of Energy Efficiency


10/19/2017

2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey Results


10/18/2017

Some flexibility seen in Florida nursing home generator order

Agency posted a rule outlining steps that nursing homes that are facing circumstances beyond their control


10/18/2017

Community hospitals swamped after wildfires shut down major hospitals

Some facilities are running out of supplies, such as linens


10/18/2017

California firestorm strains healthcare system

One company installed air purifiers to try to help with the smoke at three of its dialysis clinics


10/18/2017

Man arrested after streaming online while holding a gun at Columbus hospital

a security guard at the hospital who spotted the video


Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

10/18/2017

Life Safety Q&A: Stairwell exit locked door

Brad Keyes discusses stairwell exit locked door


10/18/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


Focus: Infection Control

10/18/2017

New textile disinfects itself

Material is designed to be used on hospital doors instead of the traditional aluminum door plate


10/18/2017

Trane Honors Crosstown Concourse with Energy Efficiency Leader Award


10/18/2017

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform


10/18/2017

Pella Corporation Builds Luxury Business with the Addition of Bonelli Windows & Doors


10/18/2017

Usman Tariq is New Managing Principal of HDR’s LA Studio


10/18/2017

DebMed Offers Guidance for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance for International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 15-21


10/17/2017

Hospitals evacuated during Northern California wildfires

At least two hospitals in Northern California evacuated patients as wildfires destroyed 1,500 structures


10/17/2017

New lifting device may cut down on healthcare facility staff injuries

Healthcare workers experience injuries at nearly three times the rate of other professional and business services


Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

10/17/2017

Healthcare facilities must have business continuity plan

There are guidelines in place to help healthcare facilities ensure the viability of critical systems


Blog

10/17/2017

Mobile weather monitoring technology can aid first responders

A hospital operation center could rely on those driving ambulances or helicopters to make decisions that are best for them and their patients


10/17/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/17/2017

Mayo food service fight boosts SEIU membership

Food service workers at Charter House voted to unionize by a 2-to-1 ratio.


Focus: Infection Control

10/17/2017

Drones studied for infection control possibilities

Technology may help with baby monitoring, remote health checks


10/17/2017

Buildings of the Future: It’s Time to Rethink the Bottom Line


10/17/2017

Cortet by CEL Releases new E100 Gateway for Next Generation Smart Lighting Control


10/17/2017

Milestone Scientific Announces over 500 Successful Procedures Using CompuFlo Epidural System


10/17/2017

DSM Announces Partnership with Cerapedics


10/17/2017

2017 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey: Interest and Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Continues to Increase Globally


10/16/2017

Puerto Rico’s healthcare situation is dire, three weeks after hurricane

Hospitals are running low on medicine while admitting patients from medical centers where generators failed


Focus: Infection Control

10/16/2017

Expert says Flint's Legionnaires' outbreak likely killed more people than reported

The death toll attributed to the 2014-2015 Legionnaires' outbreak in Michigan may exceed the 12 reported deaths


10/16/2017

Tips for pharmaceutical waste management

Healthcare facilities are faced with two key challenges related to pharmaceutical waste management


10/16/2017

CHI Health develops restaurant-style menu

Nebraska system reconfigured a cook-chill food preparation system, a centralized tray system and a retherm cart delivery system to get greater diversity and higher-quality food


10/16/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


Focus: Facility Design

10/16/2017

Healthcare design issues can particularly affect the elderly

Much research on environments for the aging can be applied to hospital design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Focus: Infection Control

10/16/2017

CMS requirement addresses Legionnaires' Disease control in longterm care facilities

Nineteen percent of all Legionnaires' disease outbreaks are longterm-care-related


10/16/2017

LiquidCool Solutions CEO Herb Zien to Speak During Critical Facilities Summit


10/16/2017

AHR Expo Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners


10/16/2017

Dr. Irving Pike Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology


10/16/2017

ePIPE Protecting DC Metro Properties for Nearly Two Decades


10/16/2017

Legrand to Display its Latest Wattstopper and Solarfective Solutions at LightShow West 2017


10/13/2017

One Texas nursing home evacuation began with a gun drawn

Volunteer drew gun when facility staff wouldn't allow evacuation of patients


10/13/2017

Hospitals evacuate as California wildfires spread

Kaiser Permanente's and Sutter Health's Santa Rosa hospitals transported patients to other healthcare facilities


Focus: Facility Design

10/13/2017

Calif. hospital designed to reduce clinician stress

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford asked children, families, employees and medical staff for input


10/13/2017

Maintaining healthcare facility security with unrestricted family visitation policies

The right technologies can help maintain the right balance between openness and security


10/13/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/13/2017

Navigating challenges while implementing strategy

Data-driven metrics coupled with an understanding of the more nuanced aspects of planning are essential to achieving the goals outlined in a complex strategy


Focus: Infection Control

10/13/2017

CDC offers advice on controlling spread of superbug fungus

The multidrug-resistant yeast is transmitted in healthcare settings


10/13/2017

HDR Establishes New Los Angeles Office


10/13/2017

New Data on Novel Surface Disinfectant Presented at IDWeek 2017


10/13/2017

Legrand Partners with School for Green Apple Day of Service


10/13/2017

TeleHealth Services Redefines Patient Engagement, Launches iCare Navigator with AI-Driven Virtual Health Coach


10/13/2017

Diversey Locating Corporate Headquarters in York County


10/12/2017

USNS Comfort responds to second hospital generator failure in Puerto Rico

The hospital ship received four critical patients from Hospital Menonita in Caguas


Focus: Facility Design

10/12/2017

Healthcare facility consults staff on design questions

Woman's Hospital in Louisiana has endured hurricanes and floods, state budget cuts and the construction of a $327 million facility


Blog

10/12/2017

The Triple S reinventing healthcare: Speed, scalability & space

The future of Big Data is promising — the analytics market in healthcare is projected to grow from $7 billion in 2016 to $24 billion in the next five years


Focus: Facility Design

10/12/2017

Akron children’s hospital designed to consolidate services

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus consolidates service offerings previously located at multiple locations, according to a photo tour on the Healthcare Design website


10/12/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/12/2017

N.Y. VA facility problems blamed on poor maintenance oversight

Surgeries were suspended between mid-February and early June of 2016 after metal particles were found in the airflow to the operating rooms


10/12/2017

Halyard Health Introduces Recognition Program for Sterile Processing Departments Delivering Exceptional Patient Safety


10/12/2017

Top Hospital in Iowa Unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform


10/12/2017

Tufts Health Plan Earns Energy Star Certification For 12Th Consecutive Year


10/12/2017

Ram Board Introduces Easy-Secure, Easy-Release Tape


10/12/2017

Atrix releases individually certified HEPA filters


10/11/2017

Senator calls for public disclosure of hospital safety inspections

Request sparked by an investigative report by the Wall Street Journal, that found The Joint Commission seldom revokes its seal of approval


10/11/2017

Technology trends dominating healthcare

IT will dominate the landscape for the foreseeable future


Focus: Facility Design

10/11/2017

Storage wards: Selecting the right storage, shelving and organization solutions in a healthcare environment

The challenges of a healthcare environment make designing and integrating the right shelving and storage solutions critically important


Focus: Facility Design

10/11/2017

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia builds safe haven unit

Evidence-based design was used to choose design features proven to have a positive effect on the emotional state of patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

10/11/2017

Life Safety Q&A: Addressable fire alarm systems

Brad Keyes discusses addressable fire alarm systems


10/11/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


Focus: Infection Control

10/11/2017

Environmental service workers called unsung heroes of healthcare

Proper cleaning of surfaces is key to infection control


10/11/2017

HLAC Sees Marked Increase in Accreditation Interest, Applications; Eyes Another Notable Year


10/11/2017

Nora Lighting’s Cobalt LED Retrofit with Glide Adjustment Never Breaks Ceiling Plane


10/11/2017

Bain Capital Private Equity makes offer for Zenith Hygiene Group plc to expand Diversey in Europe


10/11/2017

Carnegie Strengthens Clean Slate Upholstery Offerings with New Metallics


10/11/2017

Wolters Kluwer Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of UpToDate with Launch of 25th Specialty, Anesthesiology


10/10/2017

Many nursing homes are unprepared for catastrophes

Some believe Irma-like catastrophe could have happened anywhere


Focus: Life Safety

10/10/2017

Central OhioTrauma System Central helps Ohio hospitals respond to potential disasters

They have plans for blizzards, tornadoes, virus outbreaks, aircraft crashes, mass killings and other calamities.


Blog

10/10/2017

Pre-plans should be considered in lowering facility, home and municipal insurance premiums

A pre-plan can be hosted by a facility or it can be a critical element of a municipal fire department’s tech toolkit


10/10/2017

Man killed at hospital had officer’s stun gun

The suspect obtained the stun gun after being left unattended in the emergency room


10/10/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/10/2017

Mass. health system tightens security after assault on nurse

New security efforts include limiting visitor access and subjecting everyone and all bags to search upon arrival


10/10/2017

Making a healthcare facility disaster-ready

Many hospitals are still not fully prepared to deal with disaster


10/10/2017

New Polyflor Product Offering Available from Ecore Commercial


10/10/2017

Johnson Controls Recognizes Importance of Cyber Security Measures During National Cyber Security Awareness Month


10/10/2017

Morbern Announces Contract Program With Greenhouse Fabrics


10/10/2017

New Bluetooth Controller Provides Wireless, Web-Based Access Control


10/10/2017

Eppstein Uhen Architects receives Grand Prize Award and National Recognition for Waunakee Intermediate School


10/9/2017

Blood soaks the hallways at Las Vegas hospital after attack

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center resembled a war zone


Focus: Facility Design

10/9/2017

Toronto healthcare facility gets funding for going green

Toronto Hydro rewards Michael Garron Hospital for energy-efficiency


10/9/2017

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center gets LED lighting retrofit

The project may stand as the largest LED lighting retrofit for a hospital


Focus: Infection Control

10/9/2017

Study looks at potential infection spread from floor to hands

Analysis of 318 floor samples revealed floor contamination was common, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


10/9/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/9/2017

Toronto hospital installing new encryption security tech

The strategy is designed to protect the exchange of data as well as sensitive data at rest


Focus: Infection Control

10/9/2017

Best practices for laundering of healthcare textiles

Proper laundering and handling are key to maintaining hygienically-clean healthcare fabrics


10/9/2017

Universal Lighting Technologies Welcomes Riffle & Associates as Agency Partner in Ohio


10/9/2017

Total Amount of Recycled Rubber Used in Installations of Porous Pave Now Tops Ten Million Pounds


10/9/2017

General Pipe Cleaners Names Dave Dunbar National Sales Manager


10/9/2017

440+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches October Breast Cancer Awareness Month


10/9/2017

Perkins+Will Announces Merger with Sink Combs Dethlefs


10/6/2017

N.H. healthcare facility reviews security after shooting

Officials say they are not presupposing what security changes may be needed


Focus: Facility Design

10/6/2017

Two microhospitals open in Nevada

The North Las Vegas Campus Neighborhood Hospital was the first to be built in the state


10/6/2017

Sioux City nursing home fined for food service

Facility plans to challenge $5,000 fine, potential loss of funding


10/6/2017

Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside an Australian public hospitals could be reviewed


10/6/2017

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.


10/6/2017

Resident input key to dynamic dining in senior facilities

Dining and menu choices can be a deciding factor for older adults researching housing options


10/6/2017

Does Vermont's largest hospital have an effective active shooter plan?

An active shooter plan is one hospital officials hope they never have to use, but think about often


10/6/2017

EHNAC Releases New 2018 Accreditation Criteria Versions for Public Review through Dec. 8


10/6/2017

Fairbanks Energy Services Secures Validated Power Savings for vXchnge


10/6/2017

Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions Expands Product Portfolio With Addition of Tectum Portfolio of Products


10/6/2017

Cintas Offers Floor Cleanliness Checklist


10/6/2017

Nlyte Introduces Comprehensive Discovery Solution for Heterogeneous Infrastructure Environments


10/5/2017

Las Vegas hospitals request aid to treat shooting victims

Hospitals across the Las Vegas area were inundated Sunday evening after mass shooting


10/5/2017

Pittsburgh-area healthcare facilities say they could handle Vegas-level calamity

But hospital officials say they’ve never practiced for a tragedy of such magnitude


10/5/2017

Despite known best practices, hospital cybersecurity programs still lacking

Tradeoffs with data accessibility and portability make it almost impossible fully protect against attacks


Focus: Facility Design

10/5/2017

Healthcare design risk assessment toolkit offered

It focuses on helping designers promote patient and staff safety


Focus: Facility Design

10/5/2017

LEED for healthcare: Flooring tips, techniques and materials

With its large surface area and high amounts of foot traffic, a healthcare facility needs the right type of flooring and flooring materials


10/5/2017

Facility's security questioned after wandering Alzheimer's patient dies

Woman's body was found two miles away from facility nearly a month after she disappeared


10/5/2017

Chartwise Medical Systems Scores Again with New RAF Calculator Debuting at AHIMA 2017


10/5/2017

CXtec Pink Troops Joining Fight Against Breast Cancer


10/5/2017

BridgeHead Software Becomes Member of CommonWell Health Alliance


10/5/2017

Orthocarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 2nd in the U.S.


10/5/2017

Call for Entries for Vision Style Awards; New Category Added for Inspiring Healthcare Interiors


10/4/2017

Some nursing home disaster plans called paper tigers

Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for mundane emergencies


10/4/2017

Using technology to reduce violence against hospital workers

Security systems integrators can assist healthcare organizations in developing functional standards


Focus: Facility Design

10/4/2017

Building microhospitals offers challenges, opportunities

24/7 facilities have been built to fill gaps in service and care for non-critical patients


Focus: Facility Design

10/4/2017

Miami simulation hospital designed for hands-on instruction

University of Miami's School of Nursing and Health Studies Simulation Hospital is one of the largest and most advanced simulation hospitals of its kind


Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

10/4/2017

Life Safety Q&A: Door to compressed gas storage rooms

Brad Keyes discusses the doors to compressed gas storage rooms


Blog/ Focus: Facility Design

10/4/2017

Having a vision to withstand disaster

Design outcomes of this vision include generators that keep air conditioning functioning and glass designed to withstand significant impact from debris


10/4/2017

Energy Bank Inc. Selected as 2017 Global Energy Awards Finalist


10/4/2017

Schneider Electric Announces the Winner of its Healthcare Crowdsourcing Contest


10/4/2017

Alsco/Eugene, OR Receives HLAC Accreditation


10/4/2017

Seeq to Exhibit and Present at Emerson Exchange User Conference


10/4/2017

Nora Lighting Adds 100’ Continuous Rolls to LED Tape Light Series


10/3/2017

Houston healthcare facility official discusses Harvey preparedness

Memorial Hermann Health System was among the many hospitals affected by hurricane


Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

10/3/2017

London's newest hospital failed fire safety checks

Cladding on Cladding on London’s newest hospital building failed fire safety checks ordered after the Grenfell Tower disaster


Focus: Facility Design and Infection Control

10/3/2017

Design and effective decontamination can help prevent spread of infection in healthcare facilities

Skåne University Hospital used knowledge about construction from the time before antibiotics


10/3/2017

Pa. veteran hospital employees say fumes made them ill

Medical staff at the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center in Altoona say they're afraid for their safety


Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations/Fire Safety

10/3/2017

Medical overview of dealing with natural disasters

As the storms approach, each healthcare facility must make difficult decisions between evacuating patients and staff and riding it out


Focus: Infection Control

10/3/2017

Terminal cleaning best practices evolve

High-tech tools have armed facilities with new weapons to kill pathogens


10/3/2017

JLL-Adventist Health’s Energy Management Program Recognized by Association of Energy Engineers


10/3/2017

Fairbanks Energy Services Opens Fifth Office with Expansion Into Denver Market


10/3/2017

Kinetic Water Ram Clears Clogged Drains With Green Power


10/3/2017

New Johnson Controls Six-Way Valve and Actuator Maximizes Energy Efficiency


10/3/2017

Exterior Maintenance Made Easier with Groundskeeping Solutions


10/2/2017

Few healthcare facilities in Puerto Rico have power or fuel

Some fear the worst is yet to come as hospitals brace for a second wave of illness as outbreaks of disease are likely due to the spread of mosquitoes


10/2/2017

Navy hospital ship on relief mission to Puerto Rico

The USNS Comfort was stocked with supplies


10/2/2017

Mass. hospital boosts security after nurse stabbed

Additional metal detectors, security cameras and panic buttons have been installed


Focus: Infection Control

10/2/2017

D.C. hospital's sewage leaks seldom result in major penalties

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks


Focus: Infection Control

10/2/2017

Legionella found in Montana healthcare facility water supply

The bacteria was recently discovered at Missoula’s St. Patrick Hospital


Focus: Infection Control

10/2/2017

Compatibility and infection control: Balancing cleaning demands with chemical profiles

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks


10/2/2017

CABLExpress Develops New Multi-Path System to Offer Simplified Fiber Optic Cabling Migrations


10/2/2017

Legrand’s Elle Program Hold Fundraiser to Support Development of Housing for Wounded and Disabled Veterans


10/2/2017

Pall Leaps Forward with Patient Care Focus Following US Food & Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for QPoint Water Filter Capsules


10/2/2017

Houston Health Care Executive Shares Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey


10/2/2017

AHA Comments on Proposed Updates to Hospital Star Ratings Methodology



 
 
 


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