November 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

12 Florida nursing home patient deaths ruled homicides

Patients died from environmental heat exposure after Hurricane Irma knocked out the power to the central air conditioning

11/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

National code review urged after Idaho nursing home burns

A Pocatello nursing home destroyed by fire met all applicable fire codes

11/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Interoperability lessons learned from disasters

Tragic events highlight the necessity for preparing healthcare facility information-sharing systems

11/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Gundersen Health credits smaller price increase to energy independence

System's 1.8 percent hike lowest in 20 years

11/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros

Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

11/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Study: C. diff mostly found in floor corners after disinfection

Study identifies sites where spores persist

11/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Kenall Files Lawsuits to Defend its Indigo-Clean Disinfection Lighting

11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

BRAVO! Team Members Pass Rigorous Exam to Earn Highly Respected RBSM Designation

11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Single-Tenant MedExpress Urgent Care in Battle Creek, Michigan

11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Global Market for Healthcare Cloud Computing Will Be Worth $10 Billion by 2021

11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSE 2018 to Present 'Understanding the Parts of a Digital Signage Network'

11/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Telemedicine could be impacted by loss of net neutrality

Rural healthcare organizations could be hurt by policy changes

11/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

A regular maintenance schedule protects flooring investment

Facility appearance ratings can drop by as much as 75 percent if floor shine makes a bad first impression

11/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Ontario healthcare facilities reducing carbon footprint

Province is investing in hospitals to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gases and redirect savings into patient care

11/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility design advancing safety standards

The standards are based on the concept of a highly reliable organization, which focuses on avoiding catastrophes in an environment where normal accidents can be expected, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Life Safety Q&A: Holiday lights

Brad Keyes discusses holiday light regulations

11/29/2017 10:00:00 AM

Mayor’s plan to cut services at Nashville General Hospital met with opposition

Mayor Megan Barry plans to turn Nashville General into an out-patient facility and end in-patient care

11/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

Daylighting promotes healing and wellness at the Florida Hospital for Women at Orlando Campus

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Petra Integrated Construction Strategies Welcomes Craig Beam as President

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Guerbet Reinforces Its Expertise With The Launch Of Contrast&Care

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Calls for S400 Non-Voting Section Committee Volunteers

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Expands Portfolio of Exposed Structure Designs

11/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Idaho care facilities sprinkler system failed during fire

The fire likely started in the facility’s attic and might have been sparked by a malfunctioning light fixture

11/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Choosing reusable vs. disposable underpads

Reusable underpads may offer cost savings and usability benefits to healthcare facilities

11/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New hybrid medical facility coming to former Staten Island Walgreens

Richmond University Medical Center is opening a new healthcare facility

11/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Fla. nursing home says Irma deaths not staff’s fault

Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills sends letter to Congress says staff could't overcome lack of power to the central air conditioner

11/28/2017 11:00:00 AM


Why your employees are the greatest risk to HIPAA compliance

Often, conversations about HIPAA violations center around technological issues. The remaining compliance violations are related to employee actions and behaviors.

11/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Las Vegas hospital offers lessons in disaster planning

The emergency room at Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center responded to the recent mass shooting

11/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

DEC Introduces MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLC

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Study Proves 2-Minute Cycle with Pulsed Xenon UV Significantly Reduces OR Contamination

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Appoints New COO to Support Continued Global Growth

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Broward Health Announces Pricing and Sale of $317 Million of Tax-Exempt Bonds

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Offers Simplified Access Control Solution With KT-1 Standalone

11/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Parkland Hospital ER uses purple lights to improve patient flow

Consultants from Toyota worked on improving discharge time

11/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Arming security officers with tablets may boost productivity

Tablets can streamline processes, improve communication

11/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Rwanda healthcare design challenges offer lessons to architects

The inconsistency of Rwanda’s power grid dictated how designers thought about everything from lighting design to backup power, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Maintaining security with contract cleaning staff

Improved and standardized security checks urged

11/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Door alarms can limit OR foot traffic

Excessive foot traffic can send contaminates into the sterile field

11/27/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Texas hospital unveils new cafeteria, facilities

Covenant Medical Center expansion also includes an endoscopy unit, a physicians dining room, an entrance and lobby space and a new skybridge connecting to a parking garage

11/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Novus Detox Center Alerts Police and EMS to Risk of Accidental Fentanyl Overdose

11/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand’s Susan Rochford Honored as Winner of 2017 Women in Sustainability Awards

11/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

City of Wichita Deploys Siklu’s MultiHaul, to Support New Security Network

11/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Innovaccer deploys CIS Product Suite at StratiFi Health

11/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

VITEC to Showcase Its IPTV and Digital Signage Solution for Sports Venues at SVG Summit

11/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

48 hours after fire at Pa. senior facility, some residents were still missing

Residents were evacuated into bitter cold, and 27 were transported to hospitals

11/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Indiana hospital adopts recycling program for clean waste

Surgery generates about one-fourth of all hospital waste

11/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being

Exposure to daylight as well as acoustical and thermal comfort are key

11/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hennepin County Medical Center’s new ambulatory clinic building reaching for LEED Silver

The building will include six floors of clinics and services, two levels of underground pay parking with 221 stalls for patients and family

11/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building

Brad Keyes discusses exiting from a hospital into a medical building

11/22/2017 10:00:00 AM

VA seeking partners for healthcare facility projects

CHIP-IN Act authorizes VA to accept donations from up to five non-federal entities

11/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

IIDA Announces Healthcare Interior Design Best of Competition Winner

11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

GCX Launches Next-Generation Fetal Monitoring Workstation for Today’s Healthcare Environments

11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Publishes Continuing Education Course on the Importance of Selecting Proper Plumbing Fixtures in Healthcare Facilities

11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Electrical Wiring in Your Healthcare Facility and Areas of Patient Care

11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Texas Children’s Hospital Recognized for Excellence in Facility Management

11/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Hawaii hospital boosts security after dangerous patient escapes to California

'Pathological predator' managed to fly to California before being caught

11/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Va hospital cancels elective surgeries after particles found on equipment

Inova Fairfax Hospital found sandlike particles on sterilized surgical trays and instruments

11/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Ottawa Hospital plans new unit for preemies

The renovations and expansion will provide more space, which will allow for single rooms

11/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare color trends for 2018

More healthcare systems are being influenced by residential design

11/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Study finds copper surfaces in fitness and healthcare facilities reduce bacteria

Inova Fairfax Hospital found sandlike particles on sterilized surgical trays and instruments

11/21/2017 10:00:00 AM

Study: US hospitals' HAI risk down 22 percent

Results suggest that national efforts to prevent healthcare-associated infections are succeeding

11/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Diversey President and CEO Wins Four Stevie Awards for Women in Business

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

New High-Performance Upholstery Fabric, Sta-Kleen Polycarbonate Introduced by The Mitchell Group

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls introduces newest version of victor / Video Edge VMS from American Dynamics

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSE 2018 to Offer Four Professional Certification Programs

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

VA Seeks Partnerships to Build, Improve Healthcare Facilities

11/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Arizona city may get facility for Canadian healthcare

Surprise is looking at bringing healthcare services for snowbirds

11/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Door panels tell residents' stories at Canadian nursing home

Residents of Nashwaak Villa are personalizing their doors with large decals

11/20/2017 2:00:00 PM


The foundation to build an interoperable ecosystem: APIs

Short for Application Programming Interfaces, APIs are like connectors that allow you to access information on your application or software.

11/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Energy project creates savings for Oxford hospitals

The new engine, boilers and heat pipe link between two facilities has already saved the NHS trust £231,000 in its first month

11/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Indiana hospital starts own police force

Community Hospital Anderson formerly relied on officers from local communities

11/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

PCI FAQs and myths

Without a secure infrastructure to protect their sensitive information, patients risk having their financial information and even their identities stolen

11/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Unveils Engineering Studio at Texas Medical Center

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leading-Edge Knowledge Reveals the Future at the LIGHTFAIR International 2018 Conference

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Baker Barrios Architects Hires Chris O’Brien as Senior Healthcare Architect in Orlando

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Morbern Welcomes New Sales Director

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lexogen and Bluebee Partner to Bring the SLAMseq Metabolic RNA Sequencing Data Analysis Pipeline to the Users

11/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

San Juan VA hospital sheltering veterans after hurricane

In many instances the VA has kept people after they were stabilized, because they had nowhere else to go

11/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

DC VA cancels surgeries over concerns about surgical equipment

The surgical devices were discolored and may have been subjected to an overabundance of cleaning solution

11/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nashville hospital to end inpatient care

Nashville General Hospital is the the city’s only safety net hospital

11/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Reasons why telehealth is gaining momentum

New bills in Congress are helping the implementation of telehealth programs

11/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Oregon hospital working to change perception of hospital food

About 80 percent of food served at St. Charles Prineville is for medical staff, friends and family of patients, and the general public

11/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Report explores emergency preparedness for healthcare facilities

White paper focuses on the role of facility management during emergency events and for CMS compliance

11/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Ecore Launches #MakingPeoplesLivesBetter Contest at HCD 2017

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group, Inc. Acquires Heery International, Inc.

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Outlines Essential Changes to Lighting Control in New Florida Building Code

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Unveils New Branding as Independence Inspires Mission To Pioneer Future of Global Hygiene

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dominion Senior Living Celebrates Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at New $8 Million Community in Richmond

11/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

VA too 'male-centric,' female vets tell N.J. legislators

Vets says hospital feels more like a strip club than a medical center

11/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Neonatal intensive care units are being reborn

Neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) are evolving from compact, multipatient-room environments to expansive, all-private-room settings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Bucks’ Health Clinic set to open in Milwaukee

The new facility is Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin’s first in the heart of Milwaukee

11/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare redesigns focusing on tech

Patient-experience focus informing redesign strategies

11/16/2017 11:15:00 AM


Infographic: Healthcare facilities should use the cloud

Anything that can make a facility leaner, more efficient and more effective can make a huge difference

11/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Cybersecurity white paper available

In recent years, cyber threats have become increasingly sophisticated

11/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Helps USGBC Meet Its Own Highest LEED Standards

11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Guide to Navigating Industry UV Claims

11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Hosts Annual 2017 Member Webinar

11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Provides Safer and Smarter Living with DSC’s iotega

11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Green Building Council Adopts Resilient Building and Design Standard ‘RELi’

11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

The deadline is today: Is your emergency communications plan ready?

The CMS rule is enforceable as of Nov. 15, 2017

11/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Environmental sustainability called vital to better health and lower health costs

Reducing the carbon footprint and taking a lead on environmental sustainability can lead to major cost savings

11/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Maine VA facility garden gives veterans fresh food

VA Maine Healthcare System has been providing fresh fruit and vegetables for veterans for five years

11/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Florida nursing home now in compliance with emergency generator directive

Facility had been called out for failing to submit plans to the Agency for Health Care Administration

11/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Time allowed for repairs

Brad Keyes discusses the time allowed for repairs

11/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

New Buffalo children's hospital had difficult birth

John R. Oishei Children's Hospital was met with fierce community opposition

11/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Visual Capacity Optimization Manager Software Improves Reliability, Reduces Risk and Lowers Infrastructure Costs

11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Reports Increased Electronic Clinical Quality Measure (eCQM) Adoption and Reporting from U.S. Hospitals

11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Launches Revamped Material Transparency Website and ‘Precautionary List’ of Hazardous Building Materials

11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medigate Announces $5.35M Seed Round to Protect Connected Medical Devices from Pandemic Cyberattacks Threatening Patient Safety and Privacy

11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Paralan Introduces the Teracom TCW220 Ethernet Data Logger for Remote Automation and Industrial Controls

11/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Earthquake vulnerability leads to California hospital's imminent closure

Long Beach MemorialCare will close Community Hospital soon

11/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Quebec hospital interior designed to humanize the environment

The design also focuses on wayfinding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Facilities can make important first impressions for dental/medical practices

Making a good first impression often starts with the look of a modern practice.

11/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Va. health system works to improve cleaning protocol uniformity

Sentara Healthcare recently initiated a campaign to assess the practices used to clean patient rooms

11/14/2017 11:00:00 AM


Getting the “Full View”: Four critical building automation system considerations for healthcare executives

The building automation system (BAS) is the primary backbone for energy savings in a hospital

11/14/2017 9:00:00 AM

White paper on infrastructure best practices available

Paper offers advice for organizations that both own and operate their own data centers

11/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

CAPG Applauds CMS MA Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mason Tomaino Joins HydraMaster as Western Region Sales Manager

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Best-performing Clinical Applications in the Interventional X-ray Market

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

BRAVO! Group Services Reinforces Mid-Atlantic Presence With New Regional Vice President

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sensata White Paper – How Integrated Thermal Protection Technology Can Prevent Solid State Relay Failure in Industrial Systems

11/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chicago hospital sues Leapfrog over ratings

Saint Anthony Hospital alleges agency knowingly used incorrect info to lower grade

11/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Security

Healthcare security: A prescription for strengthening audit trails, streamlining credentials and improving patient experience

More facility administrators are sending staff to training classes to get up to speed on the latest guidelines

11/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Second baby born aboard navy hospital ship Comfort in Puerto Rico

On Nov. 3, the USNS Comfort welcomed Isaias Valerio-Fonseca aboard the ship

11/13/2017 12:00:00 PM


Staff training unravels healthcare reimbursement issues

More facility administrators are sending staff to training classes to get up to speed on the latest guidelines

11/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Cybersecurity, digital failures called top hospital hazards

The ECRI Institute releases its list of top healthcare technology hazards for 2018

11/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Va. health system works to improve cleaning protocol uniformity

Sentara used structured interviews to begin developing a consistent cleaning and disinfection protocol

11/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Mipolam Flooring Invigorates Original Design

11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

DuPont Teijin Films Introduces Flame Retardant Polyester Film

11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Mipolam Flooring Invigorates Original Design

11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

CAPG Urges CMS to Adopt Successful Payment Models to Help Lower Costs and Improve Quality of Care for Patients

11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Launches Revamped Material Transparency Website and ‘Precautionary List’ of Hazardous Building Materials

11/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Airbnb-style stays proposed to ease NHS hospital 'bed-blocking'

Plan has been met with concerns and criticisms

11/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Vanderbilt University Medical Center deploying germ-killing robots

The medical center’s first inpatient area to utilize the germ-killing robots will be its burn center

11/10/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Facility Design

Design guidelines for moisture control in hospitals

Hospitals and clinics require consistent climate control as well as specialized climate control in certain buildings

11/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

UPMC to invest $2 billion on three new specialty hospitals in Pittsburgh

The new hospitals will be built near existing UPMC hospital campuses

11/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Is your healthcare facility ready for the CMS 2017 emergency preparedness deadline?

AlertMedia offers checklist for reviewing compliance

11/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Disaster Preparedness

New weather data technology can raise alarm ahead of extreme events

Advance location alerting helps leaders know when to trigger emergency response plans

11/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

Research links disinfectant to hospital staff health problems

Cleaning products containing a mixture of hydrogen peroxide, peracetic acid and acetic acid can trigger problems

11/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Scripps Health planning updates for five hospital campuses

Project is the largest the health system has undertaken

11/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Boston healthcare facility growing produce for patients

Boston Medical Center workers have started a garden on a hospital roof

11/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Study suggests alternative placement for toilet room grab bars

When designing for accessibility, one of the first considerations that comes to mind is the grab bar, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Transforming the digital experience in healthcare

Digital transformation might be more complex in healthcare than any other industry

11/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

The importance of exterior and interior design in a healthcare practice

Healthcare practices are getting smarter. Their designs are changing, and for the better.

11/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Helping Reduce Risk of Drug Diversion with Narclock

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Southland Industries Launches “The Big Room,” a Hub for AEC Industry Information

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Introduces New CO2 Sensor for Intelligent Room Controllers

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

VITEC Promotes Mark D'Addio to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Releases Kantech EntraPass 7.30 with support for ioSmart Readers and Cards

11/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

CMS emergency preparedness deadline is a week away

The implementation date for the Conditions of Participation (CoP) requirement is Nov. 15, 2017

11/8/2017 3:00:00 PM


The ABC of FHIR: Reinventing interoperability

FHIR is the latest standard to be developed under HL7 and is expected to contribute significantly to improving patient care, countering the barriers to interoperability, boosting information sharing, and unboxing innovation in healthcare

11/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

White paper on flooring performance available

Study at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children discusses floor performance

11/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Little-known IoT security issues shouldn't be ignored

Unfixable equipment, absent processes, platform questions and lifecycle management are just some of the challenges

11/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Battery-powered exit signs

Brad Keyes discusses battery-powered exit signs

11/8/2017 10:00:00 AM


Could technology have prevented Carolinas HealthCare System’s $6.5 million lawsuit?

Healthcare facilities are required to accurately represent the services they are providing to patients

11/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

Vantage Controls’ New Universal Dimming Station Simplifies Specification, Installation, and User Experience

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hometown Health Expands Health Insurance Offerings in Southern Nevada

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Issues Updated Emergency Management Requirements for Hospital, Ambulatory, Home Health and Hospice Settings

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Visual Capacity Optimization Manager Software Improves Reliability, Reduces Risk and Lowers Infrastructure Costs

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Device Solutions Inc Launches Next Generation Cellio LoRa Transceivers for Affordable, Reliable and Scalable Wireless Remote Monitoring

11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston hospital still closed after Harvey

HCA Healthcare reported $140 million in lost revenue in the third quarter from hurricanes Harvey and Irma

11/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals urged to be ready for 5G connectivity

Policies must evolve to allow the tech to reach full potential

11/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Former Toronto AIDs hospice, now HIV/AIDS hospital

Casey House, the world's only freestanding HIV/AIDS hospital, now has a new building of its own

11/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Leapfrog releases fall 2017 hospital safety grades

Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, 832 earned an A

11/7/2017 11:00:00 AM


Comprehensive strategies to ensure infection control and cleanliness

As best practices for cleaning healthcare facilities continue to evolve, researchers are paying increased attention to the role that the environment plays in the development of HAIs

11/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Elderly couple dead after shooting at Ontario hospital

Two officers discharged their guns during the incident

11/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

General Pipe Cleaners launches new website at

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Medical Office Staff Lacking Advanced Skillsets Find Barriers to Employment

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Axiom Indirect Field Light Coves from Armstrong Ceilings Provide Flexibility in Design and Installation

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

CME, Capstone Partnership to Provide Equipment, Logistics to Hundreds of Healthcare Facilities

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems Appoints Steven Mason to Role of President and COO

11/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospital reviewing cause of water main break

A construction mishap broke an 8-inch water main and forced curtailment of some services

11/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Curbing Clostridium difficile with patient hand hygiene

A new study has found that increasing the patient’s involvement in hand hygiene can positively impact whether they contract the infection

11/6/2017 2:00:00 PM


The importance of project governance & tactful decision-making

There is no magic formula for the governance structure; the important thing is that the PLT is empowered to make tactical project decisions in a quick and flexible way and is held accountable for the success of the project

11/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Critical building automation system considerations

The building automation system (BAS) is the primary backbone for energy savings in a hospital

11/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Using light to disinfect mobile devices

A researcher at the University at Buffalo is using existing technology to create a device that uses light to kill germs on mobile devices

11/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Role of contaminated handheld electronic devices in infection transmission

One category of handheld devices exponentially increasing and predicted to continue increasing in healthcare, is mobile electronics

11/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

Hamilton to Lead Healthcare Practice for WSP in Arlington, VA

11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

GI Plastek Expands In-House EMI and RFI Shielding Capabilities

11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

AOTA Commends Congressional Committee Efforts to Repeal Medicare Therapy Cap

11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focal Point and Curbell Medical Products Partner to Provide Crucial Patient Control

11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Buy Online Option Introduced for Sherwin-Williams Pro Customers

11/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Texas arson suspect tries to escape through hospital ceiling

Staff could see the ceiling sink under man's weight as he crawled around

11/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Healthcare facilities are part of the future of sustainable infrastructure

Communities need sustainable infrastructure that offers solutions that can keep up with contemporary climate challenges

11/3/2017 2:00:00 PM

Document storage systems: The role they could play in healthcare

Document storage systems offer a method for continuing the healthcare provider efficiency gained during the years of the Affordable Care Act

11/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Pediatricians urge patients to bring their own toys

Suggestion linked to controlling spread of germs in waiting rooms and exam rooms

11/3/2017 11:00:00 AM


Elements of a successful RCM process

The revenue cycle management (RCM) process is one of the most important parts of a functional and efficient healthcare facility

11/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Mayo Clinic cashiers vote to join union

The 26 cashiers voted to join SEIU Healthcare Minnesota

11/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Truffle Capital Congratulates VEXIM on its Acquisition by Stryker Corporation

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Expands MLS Led Series: New Trimless Pull-Down Adjustable Model

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

EIR Healthcare Brings on Modular Construction Expert To Help Bring the 'Hospital of the Future' To Life

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

LegrandHelps Businesses and Homeowners Save Energy and Money When Daylight Savings Ends

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2018 Opens Conference Registration

11/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Los Angeles hospital to close, cites costs of retrofitting

California law requires medical facilities in the state to meet certain seismic standards by Jan. 1, 2030

11/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Band aid found in au jus at Colorado hospital cafeteria

UCHealth Yampa Valley Medical Center officials said steps have been taken to ensure it does not happen again

11/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Dublin hospital ordered to install sprinkler system

The National Children’s Hospital has been ordered to install sprinklers across all floors of the hospital following an appeal to An Bord Pleanála

11/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

What to know about the CMS emergency preparedness rule's communication plan requirement

The deadline for compliance is November 15, 2017

11/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

Strategies for whole-room disinfection

Efficiency is important with limited time and resources

11/2/2017 9:00:00 AM

Hygiene, isolation protocols urged in pediatric office

Researchers recommend against having stuffed animals in the common areas as they are difficult to clean

11/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls expands Illustra Flex camera line with 3MP Compact Mini-Dome

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Construction Begins on New Hospital in Central Nebraska

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley J. Bushman Named President of HLAC Board of Directors

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Crest Healthcare Supply Announces Expanded Agreement with Intalere

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Progress in Using Big Data Technology to Achieve Better Outcomes for Patients with Blood Cancers

11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mississippi hospital, nursing homes use emergency plans to respond to water alert

The hospital emergency department is working with health officials to watch for any signs of a disease outbreak

11/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Resilience

Florida cities want assisted-living centers to have backup power during outages

Push comes after a nursing home in Hollywood overheated, leading to 14 deaths

11/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

How healthcare facilities can adjust to NFPA 70E 2018 revisions

Electrical equipment supplying power to medical facilities carries dangerous threats that may lead to serious injury or death

11/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Evidence-based design solutions can be applied within the correctional health environment

It’s important that treatment spaces in prisons and jails be designed for effective care delivery while meeting the safety and security needs, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Cords on nurse call stations

Brad Keyes discusses cords on nurse call stations

11/1/2017 10:00:00 AM

Virginia healthcare facility installing solar panels

Carilion's New River Valley Medical Center is getting around 4,000 solar panels

11/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

New RFID Access Controller from Southco Simplifies Electronic Access Control

11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Agenda for WEDI-Con 2017 to Focus on Future of Health IT

11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Yamaha UC Now Shipping YVC-1000MS Unified Communications Speakerphone Worldwide

11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

MYNDVR Provides Happiness and Wellness to Seniors

11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust Obtains Two Properties, Totaling $20.4 Million

11/1/2017 12:00:00 AM


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