December 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Spokane healthcare facility sued after 85-year-old woman falls in construction zone

Woman walked past an empty nurses station, through an unlocked door and fell into a construction pit

12/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'

$136 million worth of construction is going on at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center

12/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nashville VA deploys germ-zapping robots

Studies have found the VA to be more aggressive at controlling infection rates than other large hospital systems

12/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

N.J. healthcare facility wins first evidence-based design Touchstone Award

Award recognizes the use of an evidence-based design process

12/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Repurposing retail space comes with risks, rewards

Abandoned shopping venues are being used as healthcare facilities

12/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

Building conditions cause most services to be cut at Kitty Hawk healthcare facility

Despite repairs, facility issues were ongoing.

12/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

EHNAC Partners With Omnisystems, Inc. to Extend Reach of Accreditation Programs Internationally

12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Agendia and Bluebee Partner to Bring New NGS-based MammaPrint BluePrint Breast Cancer Kit to Market

12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ochsner Medical Center Reports 49% Decrease in Infection Rates After Germ-Fighting Robots Deployed to Disinfect Patient Rooms

12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Introduces New Website and New Global Image Campaign

12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Energizes Interior Design for Kingswood Senior Living Community

12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mayo OKs visible body art for staff

Currently, employees must keep their tattoos covered

12/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital nurses say violence isn’t monitored

Informal survey found that one in three nurses were kicked or hit

12/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

How hospitals use energy

Energy efficiency and patient satisfaction intersect in healthcare facilities

12/28/2017 1:00:00 PM

New accreditation rules could discourage microhospitals

New CMS guidance may change what counts as a hospital

12/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Several challenges expected to shape healthcare IT in 2018

Three areas of uncertainty will have implications for the information systems

12/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Canadian healthcare energy costs down, but spending is up

Government hospital funding is up by 59 percent

12/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

'Appalling' Adelaide mental health unit closed

Unit of Lyell McEwin Hospital in Australia called 'appalling and unsafe'

12/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Shared Risk Program Results in Lower Infection Rates for Norman Regional Health System

12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Service-as-Product Solutions to Become the Powerful Tool to Achieve Competitive Advantages in Healthcare

12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Cary Parkway Names Richard Mabe Executive Director

12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Field Applications Engineering Team Adds Suman Parajuli

12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

PMI: Relationship Between Medical Coding, Provider Reimbursement and Patient Satisfaction Scores Here to Stay

12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM


Healthcare 2017 - A year in review

2017 confirmed trends of consumerism and the need for more proximate low-cost options

12/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Senior living trends reflect industry changes

Several developments represent a new direction that will impact the industry, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

The right communication can improve patient satisfaction

Infographic charts key patient touchpoints

12/27/2017 1:00:00 PM

How to fund and implement high-touch digital signage

Digital signage can help a healthcare facility reach varied audiences

12/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Penn State healthcare facility CHP plant expected to save $2.5 million a year

The plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 44,000 tons per year

12/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: O2 cylinder storage

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for O2 cylinder storage

12/27/2017 10:00:00 AM


Eight cybersecurity tools your healthcare facility needs today

Many companies are simply not investing enough in IT security, despite the obvious threats

12/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Kettering Health Network Achieves $1 Million in Energy Efficiency Rebates from Dayton Power and Light

12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Three More Angelica Plants Earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification

12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Risk-Based Auditing Software Helps Healthcare Practices Avoid Consequences of Cancer Treatment Overbilling

12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Metasys Enterprise Management Platform From Johnson Controls Turns Building System Data Into Actionable Insights

12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fenway Health statement on CDC policy around use of words and phrases including 'transgender,' 'vulnerable' and 'evidence-based'

12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM


Eliminating the environment from the infection equation

Mother says she informed hospital staff of the boy's allergies

12/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Maryland hospital attributes success to giving IT staff independence

Union Hospital of Cecil County encourages IT 'adventures'

12/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage

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

12/22/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Allegheny Health Network planning first microhospital

Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network will build four neighborhood hospitals

12/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Inquest probes boy's death of severe food allergy reaction in hospital

Mother says she informed hospital staff of the boy's allergies

12/22/2017 11:00:00 AM


How to safely ship medical equipment

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

12/22/2017 9:00:00 AM

UK healthcare facility admits health and safety failing after Legionnaires death

The Royal United Hospital has admitted to a breach of law

12/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Names Jerome Soltani to Lead U.S. Field Services Operations

12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Completes Modernization Project

12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance

12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chassis Plans Announces MTP Ruggedized Trifold “Lunchbox” Portable Computing Systems

12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Systems Vice President Charles Knuffke Elected Vice Chair of Lighting Controls Association

12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAP revises infection control guidelines for ambulatory settings

The guidelines include updates on issues including hand washing and cleaning and safety procedures

12/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Dealing with C. difficile in healthcare facilities

Newer technologies include dried hydrogen peroxide

12/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Lighting

Healthcare systems lighting their way to savings

New lighting technologies can offer much needed operational cost savings while improving safety and the patient experience

12/21/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Curtailing facility water usage can aid sustainability efforts

Florida Blue put its corporate social responsibility pledge into practice five years ago by setting ambitious goals to reduce water and energy use and increase recycling

12/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

USP 795 requirements have relevance for healthcare facilities

The requirements are important for professionals involved in pharmacies

12/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Nanotexturing on stainless steel creates bacteria-killing spikes

An electrochemical etching process creates a nanotextured surface

12/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Key design practices can improve patient care

Healthcare leaders are focusing on design that supports effective operations

12/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sofidel Unveils Papernet Multifold Paper Towel Range

12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

What are the Five Most Important Mobile App Design Features for Commercial Smart Lighting Applications?

12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Honored for Exceptional Environmental Responsibility

12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Commercial Launches Brand New Rx Collection

12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Julia Cousins, Architect and Healthcare Design Expert, Joins Carrier Johnson + CULTURE as Project Manager

12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

UCSF 'die-in' protests guns and Tasers in hospitals

Medical residents, students and faculty demonstrate to challenge the role of law enforcement in healthcare settings

12/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Kentucky hospitals delay surgeries due to water main break

Break in Shelby Park caused low water pressure at the downtown hospitals

12/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency with building envelope retrofit

Other benefits include improved appearance and uninterrupted workflow

12/20/2017 1:00:00 PM

Las Vegas hospital sued over attempted sexual assault

The lawsuit claims a psychiatric patient was unguarded and unrestrained

12/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Privacy curtains

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for privacy curtains

12/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Seattle healthcare facility installing large solar array

Harborview Medical Center's installation will be the largest system of its kind on a Washington hospital

12/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center designed for synergy

The new facility replaces three buildings — a public health clinic, a branch of the Free Library and a recreation center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Just Culture Assessment Tool Outcome Engenuity Releases its Just Culture Algorithm Software

12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

NACCHO Releases Standards and Indicators for Hospital-based Injury and Violence Prevention Programs

12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Illustra Pro IP Mini-Dome Cameras Updated with Theia Wide Angle, 9-22mm Lens Options

12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Provides Ideas for Gifts and Resolutions to Brighten Spaces This Holiday Season

12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

IP-Based Sports Production Becomes Reality with NewTek 3Play 3P1

12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM


'Bring your own device' policies should set alarm bells ringing

A survey by ISACA suggests that 54 percent of employees have a personal device they use for work

12/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Alignment, analytics and aggregation can boost energy savings

Energy supply management should keep pace with operational changes

12/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Healthcare facility lighting strategies

Lighting can improve patient satisfaction surveys and reimbursements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Madrid birthing center honored for design

A natural birth unit at University Hospital HM Nuevo Belen was recognized by IIDA for modern design and thoughtful detailing, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Smaller healthcare facilities partner to adapt to changing landscape

People across 46 communities in north-central North Dakota and northwest Minnesota are served by outreach programs

12/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Former guards cleared in death of patient at Mass. hospital

Former guards at Bridgewater State Hospital were charged after patient had a heart attack when strapped to his bed

12/19/2017 9:00:00 AM


Modernization solutions ease replacement for mixed-OEM equipment

Implementing modernization solutions can help improve the overall effectiveness and simplification of an electrical system comprised of mixed-OEM equipment

12/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

WellStar Health System Partners with WebPT to Bring Leading Outpatient Rehab EMR to Tech Stack

12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

New InvisAcoustics Basics Panels from Armstrong Ceilings Designed Specifically for Exposed Structure Spaces

12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2018 Seminar to Present “Fundamentals & Applications of Digital Signage Content”

12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

NewTek Announces Latest Release of LightWave 3D

12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Professional Retrofit Kit to Expanding EVERLINE LED Retrofit Solutions

12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

West Virginia health system runs dorm for commuting nurses

One floor and 44 rooms in a nearby dormitory are for nurses who have to travel at least 60 miles

12/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

2018 predictions for healthcare facility design

Emergency department reconfigurations for behavioral health needs and more microhospitals are expected

12/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Hospitals look to hotels for patient satisfaction tactics

Medical researchers say some amenities can improve health outcomes by reducing stress and anxiety

12/18/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Communicating the importance of good laundry practices in infection control

Healthcare textiles are a common factor in virtually every patient’s experience

12/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

New Florida hospitals reflect focus on patient-centered care

UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital open in Gainesville

12/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Cotton Medical Center recognized as 'Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility'

HREI Insights Awards program honors excellence in healthcare real estate development

12/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Universal design principles can help make healthcare spaces work for everyone

Healthcare facilities should be able to improve human performance, health and wellness and social participation, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Introduces Prism, Smart RGBW Downlight that Changes Color, Kelvin Settings

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

IUVA Announces Dates for the 2019 IUVA World Congress

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Iredell Memorial Hospital Implements UV Technology to Fight Infections

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey to Acquire Twister, the Leading Manufacturer of Diamond Cleaning Pads

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Collection of New Color Palettes Brings Latest Trends to Life Across Markets

12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Los Angeles hospital closes due to earthquake standards

Pacific Alliance Medical Center would have had to invest $100 million in its 150-year-old building to come into compliance with California's seismic standards

12/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Adding beds might not solve Canadian 'hallway medicine'

Some say healthcare crunch needs more staff and innovation

12/15/2017 1:00:00 PM

Hawaii State Hospital requires security upgrades before renovations

Oahu puts new demands on the hospital before it can expand

12/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals save lives and money by investing in climate resilience

New report says preparing for extreme weather offers significant financial benefit

12/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Your healthcare facility's LED retrofit checklist

How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

12/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Computer stolen From UNC facility in Burlington puts patient info at risk

24,000 patients' info affected by the theft

12/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

Medical campuses are evolving to be mixed-use hubs

More hospitals are integrating shops and appealing public spaces into their designs

12/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Burgess Health Center Implements UV Technology to Fight Infection

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Polyu Reveals High Prevalence of Bacteria that Carry the Colistin Resistance Gene In Human, Food and Environmental Samples

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Announces 2018 Board of Directors and Executive Committee

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Wins for Best Renovated Healthcare Facility and Best New Medical Office Building Under 25,000 SF at 2017 HREI Insights Awards

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

PCDC Completes Financing for CT Health Center at Frontline of Opioid Crisis

12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Southern California's hospitals braced for disaster as embers ignite

Health officials in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties warned of high pollution levels caused by smoke

12/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infection preventionists' holiday wish list

System that encourages staff to wash their hands is on the list

12/14/2017 2:00:00 PM


Smart bathroom design can curb spread of hospital infections

Many patients contract new illnesses from pathogens they contact during a hospital stay

12/14/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

N.C. hospitals moving to limit construction pollution

Many pieces of construction equipment and vehicles produce high emissions

12/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

White paper on energy savings available

'Energy savings — Realistic Expectations' downloadable from Medical Construction & Design website

12/14/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

'Three-bucket' sustainability

The easiest way to accomplish sustainability goals is to take it a step at a time

12/14/2017 9:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospitals offering healthier choices in cafeterias, machines

Canton-Potsdam Hospital has committed to doubling the amount spent on locally grown produce for use in the cafeteria

12/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

EvergreenHealth Implements UV Technology to Help Fight Infection-Causing Pathogens, Enhancing Hospital Safety

12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

New At Digital Signage Expo 2018 Emerging Tech Talks

12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Union plans one-day strike at Mayo's Albert Lea

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Mayo both allege unfair labor practices

12/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patients evacuated before Calif. hospital burns

Vista Del Mar Hospital in Ventura destroyed by wildfires

12/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities can generate energy savings with GPOs

Group purchasing organizations help health systems lock in prices

12/13/2017 1:00:00 PM


Supersized food can mean undersized profits for healthcare facilities

When it comes to offering healthier food options in their cafeterias and gift shops, most U.S. hospitals may be 'penny wise and pound foolish'

12/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

California hospital staff lauded for active-shooter response

Bakersfield healthcare facility was locked down after a man was spotted in the employee parking lot with a rifle

12/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clean utility rooms

Brad Keyes discusses guidance on clean utility rooms and door closers

12/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Northwest hospital food: Not just for patients anymore

Some healthcare facilities are serving up such good hospital food that locals are choosing to eat their meals there

12/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

DTechEx Launches Research in Life Sciences

12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Newton Medical Center Implements UV Technology to Help Fight Infection-Causing Pathogens, Enhance Hospital Safety

12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

PMB Welcomes Ken Henry to its Team as Senior Vice President; Adds Dallas Office

12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

P&G Professional Debuts New Charmin Bath Tissue for Commercial Use

12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Expands Wattstopper DLM Platform Integration Functionality with New Low-Voltage Auxiliary Devices

12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A CVS-Aetna deal may force Wal-Mart to buy Humana

Merger may force healthcare industry to shuffle ownership

12/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Vanderbilt recognized for excellence in infection prevention

VUMC is the first hospital system in the nation to receive the (APIC) Program of Distinction designation

12/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

White paper explores how healthcare facility flooring can impact patient care

High noise levels can hinder the healing process, inhibit clinician efficiency and create compliance concerns

12/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Center for Disaster Medicine brings a clinical perspective on emergency planning

Group has roots in 2001 efforts to answer questions about emergency preparedness that were raised after the 9/11

12/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Growing hospital energy costs can be managed

Low-hanging fruit includes turning off or reducing power to electronic equipment that is not being used

12/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

Hospital ship in Puerto Rico admitted just 6 patients a day

An additional 1,625 people were treated aboard the ship as outpatients

12/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient room design can affect stress

A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Launches Autocall Brand of Fire Detection Systems​

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orrison Healthcare Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2018, A Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winner

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Lighting Controls Contribute to Improving the Occupant Experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Smart Hospitals to Invest over $11 billion in Cloud Computing and Data Analytics, Says Frost & Sullivan

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity to Begin Installation at Virginia Commonwealth University

12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

CVS-Aetna's success may hinge on older patients

CVS plans to turn retail stores into 'healthcare hubs'

12/11/2017 3:00:00 PM


Four things to know about preparing for winter weather

How to help your organization plan for and respond to weather emergencies

12/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

IIDA healthcare interior design competition winners announced

First-ever Transformation and Innovation Award was awarded to Madrid healthcare facility

12/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Geisinger focuses on ES department career advancement

Health system working to redefine environmental services

12/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LEDs can help healthcare facility become more energy efficient

Investing in energy efficiency can help to free up funds to meet the changing demands in healthcare

12/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

2017's biggest healthcare cyberattacks listed

The U.S. healthcare sector experienced roughly 336 data breaches as of Nov. 29

12/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Micro-hospitals may be the healthcare facility of the future

Healthcare industry growth is expected to be strong in outpatient and retail clinics

12/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Slate of New 2018 Board of Directors

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Discover the Disruptive Technology Trends Across the Global Biomarker Landscape

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSE 2018 to Present 'To Boldly Go: How Marriott is Teleporting Guests into Next Gen Customer Experiences'

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Device Solutions Inc Launches Next Generation Cellio Wide Area Wireless Network Gateway

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

General Pipe Cleaners Showcases Newest Drain Cleaning Equipment at The NFMT Show In Baltimore

12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

CVS-Aetna merger may hurt some healthcare facilities

Deal will give CVS 22 million health plan members

12/8/2017 3:00:00 PM


Growing facilities ROI, capabilities by reducing contracts

Is your facilities department actively handling work in your facility, or just managing contractors?

12/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge

Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment

12/8/2017 1:00:00 PM

$450 million replacement healthcare facility planned in Lansing

The new hospital will have 240 beds, cancer center and ambulatory care

12/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Behavioral healthcare construction projects on the rise

Reasons for increase include the addition of more safety measures and a reduction in the stigma associated with treatment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Ontario plans to reinvest energy savings into patient care

The province is investing $64 million this year in the Hospital Energy Efficiency Program

12/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Miami VA hospital cafeteria so dirty it had to be fumigated

Inspection found evidence of insects, rodent droppings

12/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

myTomorrows appoints Martin Naley as US General Manager

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Donates $20,700 to the Chicago Lighthouse through Innovation Awards Program

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Deborah Wingler Announced as 2017 New Investigator Award Recipient

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Swathi Bhamidipati Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as U.S. Western OEM Regional Sales Manager

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wayne Dalton Launches New Flexible Bottom Interior High Speed Fabric Door

12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nurse stabbed in N.J. hospital parking lot where staff had asked for more security

Union members met with hospital management to discuss increased safety

12/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facility staff serve up Christmas dinner to patients

The catering team at James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk, England, provides a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings

12/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Sinai Hospital increases security after Baltimore campus employees targeted

Hospital recently upgraded lighting in parking lots and installed additional security cameras

12/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Urban medical center designed to be part of community

Urban healthcare centers are integrating with their neighbors by becoming a civic hub, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

RFID, other technologies impacting healthcare facilities

Growth and profitability will depend upon a realignment of infrastructure

12/7/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Tips for cutting glare from lighting

Seniors are more prone to experiencing bright lights as glaring

12/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

CVS plans to turn stores into healthcare hubs

CVS agreed to pay $69 billion in cash and stock for Aetna

12/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

MyndVR Announces Findings From Nationwide Virtual Reality Pilot Benefiting the Lives of Adults 55-Plus

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

From A to Z, Exacq’s New High-Capacity Video Servers Store More Video Than Ever Before

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Awarded Three-Year Sole Source Supply Contract with Premier ASCEND Collaborative

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Offers Marketing Clinic for Cleaning and Restoration Business Owners

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Announces New Partnership with Leading European Medical Diagnostic Company

12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

FM leaders launch new credential to provide global standard

The ProFM designation was developed through extensive market research of more than 3,000 facility professionals in 93 countries

12/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infectious disease response guide for hospitals published

Paper’s main goal is to develop tools and strategies for prevention and management

12/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Nonclinical staff has role in patient satisfaction

There are a number of ways they can help to improve patient outcomes

12/6/2017 1:00:00 PM

Free white paper on healthcare facility digital signage available

New technology options and tools for both patients and staff

12/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Life Safety Q&A: Quarterly test of main drain

Brad Keyes discusses quarterly testing of the main drain

12/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Safety system investments helped Houston’s healthcare facilities withstand Harvey

Lessons from Tropical Storm Allison helped limit impact of hurricane

12/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Sturgeon Falls hospital project to cut hydro costs

The program is an initiative of the Climate Change Action Plan

12/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

AFC Cable Systems Announces MC Luminary HCF Cables for Healthcare Applications

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Expands Home Care Unit

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kimmerle Group Promotes Two to Principal

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Humber River Hospital Breaking New Ground with the Opening of Canada’s First Hospital Command Centre

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Helps Hospitals Improve Patient Experience Despite Market Financial Uncertainty

12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Florida Keys airport may get pop-up hospital

Fishermen’s Community Hospital's temporary facility will move

12/5/2017 3:00:00 PM


How the health industry can benefit from having a visitor registration system

Healthcare facility security must contend with security threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment

12/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Sudbury hospital to get almost $1.3 million in funding for energy efficiency projects

In all, Ontario is funding 180 projects this year at 98 hospitals

12/5/2017 12:00:00 PM


How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies

It’s all about scoping the right concept before getting too far down the facility planning phase

12/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Three ways to keep facilities clean smelling to increase patient satisfaction

It’s more important than ever that healthcare facilities focus their efforts on odor control to help patients feel more comfortable while on the road to a speedy recovery

12/5/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Choosing the right LEDs for lighting retrofits

Hundreds of products are available for converting linear fluorescent fixtures to use light emitting diode technologies

12/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Texas hospital engineers energy savings, boosts patient satisfaction

MD Anderson works to improve temp control in patient rooms

12/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Hosts 17th Annual Developers’ Plugfest

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Partners with GOJO to Launch New Line of Soap Dispensers

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Announces Call for Educational Scholarship Submissions for APIC Conference

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls to showcase advanced HVACR technology at 2018 AHR Expo​

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

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

12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

California healthcare facility to use ER overflow tent during flu season

Move was necessary because of an early flu season and the closure of nearby facilities

12/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Los Angeles launches seismic program with compliance notices

Large healthcare systems are factoring regulations into their capital plans

12/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Many healthcare facilities still need to power up for the digital age

Survey finds facilities don’t have the equipment to support digital goals

12/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Pennsylvania hospital producing most of its own power

Lancaster General Hospital is buying less electricity because of new power plant that runs on natural gas

12/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Building automation systems can boost energy savings

Technology can control every aspect of a healthcare facility's HVAC system

12/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Networked controls can simplify healthcare facility lighting

Technology can help streamline facility operations

12/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls’ Irene Lam to Speak at 2017 Massachusetts Conference for Women

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Increases Staff of EDAC Designers

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONC Health IT Certification Program Director Joins Ehnac as Ex Officio Commissioner

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

To The Classroom and Beyond, NewTek MediaD Delivers Live Streaming Content

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s On-Site Safety Shower and Eyewash Site Surveys Ensure ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 compliance

12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Search after killer's escape from Hawaii hospital spurs call for security review

Another patient was caught with a fake driver's license

12/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns go beyond medical information

Patients could potentially be blackmailed due to sensitive information contained in health records

12/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Atlanta children's health system planning $1.3B campus

Project would be the most expensive in the state's history

12/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient experience part of winning equation for 'Beautiful' hospitals

First-time entry won top spot in annual contest

12/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Idaho fire blaze may spark fire code review

The Safe Haven Care Center in Pocatello that was destroyed by a fire met all applicable fire codes

12/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Ontario wellness center's design reflects nontraditional philosophy

Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness provides a centralized location for counseling and treatment for a range of health conditions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies and Distform S.L. Collaborate to Offer Award-Winning Food Protection

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped for Digital Age, According to New Schneider Electric Survey

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award Recipients Recognized at Ceremony

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Director of Business Development, Joe Pikus, to Serve Government, Healthcare and Hotel Industries

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lee Health First to Offer Heart-Check Certified Menu Items in Hospitals

12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM


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