August 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Houston’s hospitals become victims of flood as they work to help

The response to Harvey will show whether health officials learned lessons from Katrina

8/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patients at Houston hospital awaited evacuation as food ran low

Water had surrounded Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, closing its main entrance

8/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Hurricane Harvey forces closure of critical access hospital

Roof and interior are badly damaged, and police say the hospital has been burglarized

8/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Key elements for a healthy medical lounge

Doctors-only rooms are increasingly rare today

8/31/2017 11:00:00 AM


How the burning FHIR affects healthcare organizations

With the boon of digitization in healthcare, care delivery became faster and easier, but interoperability got lost somewhere in this revolution

8/31/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Hospitals urged to cooperate to beat hackers

Security frameworks and threat intelligence sharing already exist

8/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

MEGAComfort Celebrates the Meaning of Labor Day and Launches its 2nd Annual Hardest Worker Contest & Sweepstakes

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Laird Launches Industry's Thinnest, Smallest, Multiple Input Multiple Output Wideband iDAS Antennas

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Avidex Recruits AV Trailblazer to Lead Sales

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Launches 'Better Care Starts Here' 2017 Barrier-Free Exam Room Promotion

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Next Generation of Illustra Flex 3MP IP Cameras Provides Seamless Video Capture and Viewing Experience

8/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Flooded nursing home's residents in viral photo 'doing fine'

Senior citizens have been relocated to nearby facility and hospital

8/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

HHS declares public health emergency in Texas

Hurricane Harvey forces hospitals to close

8/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Houston hospital evacuation delayed by rising water

Water recession from around the facility will likely take several days

8/30/2017 12:00:00 PM


Moving frontline staff to the epicenter of facility design

To design facilities that can support optimal care delivery, healthcare organizations need to rely on the perspective of those in the know

8/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

Guidance issued for emerging fungal threat

An increasing number of cases has affected 55 hospitals so far in the U.K.

8/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals working to improve community relations during construction

Organizations have created programs and policies to protect reputations

8/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Launches Next Generation of Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Appoints First Chief Medical Officer

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orion Lighting Anticipates $10 Million in FY 2018 Revenue to Retrofit Seven Automotive Plants with Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Solutions

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

NewTek-Vizrt IP Graphics Server NVG1 Now Available

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE Team Awarded U.S. Patent - for application of an 'in-place' coating to protect underground pipes against water loss due to leaks

8/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spanish hospital elevator malfunction kills patient

Woman crushed between floors in freak accident

8/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

Study: Wipes more effective against C. difficile

Researchers from the Netherlands find wipes are better than sprays

8/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Health system to transform D.C. hospital into ‘health village’

Providence Health is turning its 408-bed hospital in northwest D.C. into a multiuse, walkable campus

8/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

Remodeled California healthcare facility a one-stop shop

Tehama County Health Services Agency building integrates clinic services

8/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Key concerns for healthcare mobile security

Maintaining HIPAA compliance is an essential consideration

8/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Tips for buying AI-based cybersecurity tools

AI can help mitigate cybersecurity risks by automating tasks and expertise

8/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

Second Valley Health System Hospital Installs Bacteria Fighting Operating Room Light Fixtures

8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

What Does a ‘High Performing’ Health Care Delivery System Mean? New Study: There’s No Consensus

8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

NJ BPU Approves PSE&G Energy Efficiency Programs

8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

GCX Corporation Joins The Beryl Institute Community

8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Cites South Dakota Company After Worker Buried in Trench Collapse

8/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Hospital reviewing security after patient stabbing

A 26-year-old female patient was stabbed by a 17-year-old male patient in mental health unit

8/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Survey shows few hospitals are keeping up with consumer expectations

Only 8 percent of healthcare organizations are applying successful practices to meet these new expectations

8/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic Health System workers used simulation space for de-escalation training

More than 100 Mayo physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses and other emergency room staff participated

8/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blighted New Orleans hospital is being cleaned out

Lindy Boggs Medical Center is being prepared for redevelopment

8/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

VA hospital warns 526 patients about risk from improperly cleaned scopes

The Buffalo Veterans Affairs Medical Center issued the warning after a review of the disinfection process

8/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities lauded for cutting energy consumption

ASHE names Barnesville Hospital in Ohio the 2017 Energy Champion

8/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Al Jalila Children’s Specialty Hospital Deploys Vocera Technology Enterprise-Wide to Improve Communication and Pediatric Care

8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Metrus Energy Announces Efficiency-as-a-Service Project with Parrish Medical Center

8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Medical Office Buildings: A Cure for Market Volatility

8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONC Head Dr. Donald Rucker Addresses Interoperability and Burden of Usability During WEDI Summer Forum Keynote

8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls’ PowerSeries Neo Earns Wireless Commercial Burglary ULC Certification

8/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital criticized for fox extermination plan

U.K. hospital maternity unit has contacted pest control to remove foxes near building

8/25/2017 3:00:00 PM


IT and clinical engineering convergence. Why now? How?

Today’s medical devices and biomedical/clinical engineering (CE) departments are increasingly dependent upon a health system’s IT infrastructure and expertise.

8/25/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Greening hospitals can save money

The TRCA has helped 60 hospitals cut a combined 100,000 tons of greenhouse gas emissions, saving close to $28 million.

8/25/2017 12:00:00 PM


Not sure where to start with USP compliance? Ask these four questions

With strict new guidelines, compliance for most facilities will mean a sharp departure from the status quo

8/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Minimizing noise in the OR

Considering the physical environment and identifying ways to reduce distractions

8/25/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Top online security blogs to watch

VPN Mentor website lists blogs offering most up-to-date news, insight and analysis

8/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

STANLEY Donates Security for Believe InTomorrow Children’s Foundation at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center

8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Innovaccer Launches Clinical Documentation Improvement Solution to Boost Revenue and Provide Documentation Integrity

8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oncology Analytics, Inc. Launches Comprehensive User-Friendly Clinical Decision Support Tool for Molecular & Genetic Testing

8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Aging U.S. Population Boosting Demand for Medical Office Buildings, According to CBRE Report

8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls debuts Visitor Management Kiosk and Access Control Management with C•CURE Portal

8/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital adapts, reviews security after shooting

Security measures have been added and shooting sites are being renovated

8/24/2017 3:00:00 PM


Integrate DG software into ERP system for streamlined shipping compliance

All but the smallest shippers run their operations on enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. But many have been slower to adopt DG software

8/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

Patient given bloody wheelchair at N.Y. hospital

St. Luke's Hospital in Newburgh is investigating the incident

8/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility sued over death of elderly man who drank hospital hand sanitizer

Patient consumed 500ml of the liquid, which was 75 per cent alcohol – the equivalent of a litre of gin

8/24/2017 11:00:00 AM


Healthier project management: How construction reporting apps help finish projects on time and on budget

New technology can help save time, improve worksite safety and reduce the threat of liability

8/24/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Corridor obstruction for construction

Brad Keyes discusses corridor obstruction for construction

8/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

Powers Paper, LLC Debuts at ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2017 in September

Next wave of attacks will likely target Internet of Things

8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

CXtec Acquires Atlantix, Becomes The Leading Secondary Market Hardware Supplier

Next wave of attacks will likely target Internet of Things

8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Enhances User Experience, Functionality of Flagship Video Solutions

Next wave of attacks will likely target Internet of Things

8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

ECS Global Solutions Delivers Smart Building Platform to Regent Medical Properties

Next wave of attacks will likely target Internet of Things

8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

High Clarity Privacy Filter Optimizes Viewing Experience of High‑Resolution Displays

8/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hole in roof ignored for years at Spokane VA hospital

Congresswoman requested VA investigate conditions based on veterans' complaints

8/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

For hospitals, being green is a necessity

Patient care starts with the smart design

8/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Police say thief was sleeping in Phoenix hospital basement

A man was caught stealing multiple laptops and large televisions

8/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

N.H. hospital reopens ER closed by mystery illness

Mysterious odor contributed to sickening of 20 operating room staff members

8/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Nurses seeking reforms in hospital security

The rate of violent incidents at hospitals appears to be growing

8/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Healthcare facilities urged to prepare for ransomware 2.0

Next wave of attacks will likely target Internet of Things

8/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

NIHD Selects HDR for Lady with the Lamp Research Grant

8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Care Institute Appoints Facility BIM & IT Expert to Its Board

8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Adds Freddy Preston as Southeast Regional Sales Manager

8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Carnegie Releases New Upholsteries Inspired by Global Markets

8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nilfisk Welcomes Hans Henrik Lund as New CEO

8/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

3-D printing finds uses in healthcare food service

3-D printing is becoming the hot new technology in the food industry

8/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Survey: Most feel clinicians should protect patients during an active shooter event

Patients and hospital staff have different perceptions about the risk of active shooter events

8/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

71 percent of healthcare organizations have a cybersecurity budget

Survey shows healthcare organizations are enhancing their cybersecurity programs

8/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

N.H. women's prison will focus on healthcare

N.H. women's prison will focus on healthcare

8/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Sixty percent of healthcare organizations have a senior executive overseeing cybersecurity

Survey shows differences in the cybersecurity programs when there's a chief information security officer

8/22/2017 9:00:00 AM

CMS drops proposal to make survey reports public

Change due to clause in federal law

8/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

Two New Kenall Product Families Selected for IES 2017 Progress Report

8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

JLL professionals honored by the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)

8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Support 5S and LEAN Goals with Scoreboards

8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospital System $60 Billion in Improper Payments Crackdown; Fi-Med Spots 'Behavioral' Coding Issues

8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Care Upgrades Robotic Cleaning with New Floor Care Machine

8/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals stock up on blood, rattlesnake bite antidote for eclipse

More than 1 million visitors are expected to come to Oregon

8/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare providers offering concierge care

Concierge-style primary care for large delivery systems is the next frontier

8/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Faulty door blamed for death at Minnesota healthcare facility

A woman in a wheelchair tumbled down a stairway behind a door with a faulty lock

8/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

N.H. hospital planning solar project

A total of 360 panels will generate 120.6 kilowatt hours of electricity annually

8/21/2017 11:00:00 AM


Hospital flooring: When quiet matters

Excessive noise can negatively impact patients and their rest

8/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Indiana hospital adds grocery store to facility to encourage healthy eating

The Fresh For You Market offers fresh produce and milk, eggs and cheese

8/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Decon 7 Able to Eiminate Japanese Fungus

8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Towne Park, Cleveland Clinic to Co-Host Healthcare Parking Symposium

8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Indoor Jobsite Monitoring Helps Improve Safety and Security

8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley's New Evero Brochure Offers Washroom Design Inspiration

8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Increasing Energy Efficiency Investments? Here Are 10 Suggestions

8/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dogs stop Boko Haram attack on hospital

Two suicide bombers tried to detonate bombs at the Moloi General Hospital in Maiduguri, Nigeria

8/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospital room of the future includes IoT

IoT can create drastic improvement in hospital care

8/18/2017 1:30:00 PM

U.S. News releases 2017-18 Best Hospital rankings

Mayo Clinic earns the top spot for the second year in a row

8/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency with building envelope retrofit

Other benefits include improved appearance and uninterrupted workflow

8/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Millennials and the ACA are changing healthcare real estate

Despite a robust supply of new healthcare commercial office space, national vacancy rates are hitting all time lows

8/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Food truck focuses on healthcare facilities' satellite buildings without on-site meal options

Some employees at Centra Health in Virginia don't have access to on-site food venues

8/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Richmond Real Estate Executive Volunteers Advisory Services To Help Chicago Suburb Plan New Use for Former Hospital Site

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Set to Increase Capacity with New Virginia Line

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Architectural Dimming and Human Centric Lighting Solutions Accepted into the 2017 IES Progress Report

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems Lands on Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies For Second Consecutive Year

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE Announces Return of Popular LowDown Showdown Building Competition

8/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Guam healthcare officials ramp up security plans

Emergency preparedness plans are being strengthened because of North Korean threats

8/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

Indiana hospital upgrades facility to fight uptick in cancer

Local demographics and cancer incidence rates increases need for cancer services

8/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Case study/Focus: Energy Efficiency

Replacing aging liquid-filled transformers with more economical and efficient dry-type models

More users with indoor power systems are embracing dry-type transformers that are tailored to fit existing switchgear and overcome the drawbacks of liquid-filled models

8/17/2017 12:00:00 PM

Case Study / Focus: Cybersecurity

Multi-modal communications platform keeps affected users Informed during IT crises

How an academic medical center manages a campus-wide crises

8/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Study says cleaning dirty sponges strengthens worst bacteria

Microwaving a sponge only kills the weak bacteria

8/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Insiders, hackers causing most recent healthcare breaches

The healthcare sector has reported 233 breach incidents this year so far

8/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Eaton Extends Award-Winning 93PM UPS Family with 208/220V Model

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq R18 Introduces Publishing Features for Visual Analytics and Announces Support for Microsoft Azure

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s New Evero Natural Quartz Brochure Highlights the Material’s Inspirational Backstory

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

BOMA International Elects 2017-2019 Executive Committee Members

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Creates Omnichannel Real Estate Practice

8/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nuclear exposure preparedness for healthcare workers

Recent developments require healthcare professionals to be educated

8/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Cost of medihotel challenged

West Australian minister demands business case for the viability and sustainability of the project

8/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Oxford hospital closes trauma unit over cladding safety fears

John Radcliffe hospital is the first to have to transfer patients to other buildings after Grenfell Tower fire

8/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Un-sprinklered high-rise hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses un-sprinklered high-rise hospitals

8/16/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Security

Hospital security is like an onion

Each layer – from the property perimeter to the innermost highly-sensitive areas – presents its own set of challenges that need to be addressed

8/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Launches Next Generation of Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology

8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Atrix Introduces a New Vacuum Cleaner

8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kenall Introduces New Modular Downlights With Built-In Ingress Protection

8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Portable Wheelchair Scale Has Built-In Ramp & Folds For Easy Storage

8/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.C. hospital sends family blood-stained clothing of deceased daughter

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center apologizes for package, sent three months after patient's death

8/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Wisconsin healthcare facility working to make healthy choices easier

Beaver Dam Community Hospital Cafe is designated as a Blue Zones Project-approved restaurant

8/15/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare cybersecurity threat growing

The security of digital health has not kept up with its growth

8/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

AHA says violence cost healthcare facilities $2.7B in 2016

That number includes losses from uncompensated care and added security spending

8/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility renovation linked to decline in bacteria

Researchers found a sharp but temporary decline in patient colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE)

8/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Honored healthcare facility designed with future in mind

The UC San Diego Health Jacobs Medical Center in La Jolla, Calif., was honored with an Award of Merit in the 2017 Healthcare Design Showcase, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

First VA healthcare facility to offer room service dining gets high marks

The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center (FHCC) started new food service plan four years ago

8/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

KleenMark Re-Awarded Highest Level of Certification in the Commercial Cleaning Industry Worldwide

8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces iSTAR Ultra LT Network Door Controller

8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Building Control Systems: Your Guide to the Great American Eclipse of August 2017

8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Finding the Happy Medium Between Contemporary Design and Feeling at Home

8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

OSHA to Hold Second Public Meeting to Solicit Suggestions for Growing, Strengthening Voluntary Protection Programs

8/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

CMS extends deadline for smoke barrier door inspections and tests

Facilities have until Jan. 1, 2018, to comply with an annual testing requirement for certain doors

8/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Banner Health opens healthcare clinics at Safeway stores

Arizona's largest healthcare provider is partnering with grocery stores

8/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Wisconsin healthcare facility honored for monotony-fighting design

The University of Wisconsin Cancer Center at ProHealth Care earned an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Healthcare Design Showcase, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Trauma unit closed over fire safety concerns

Unit closed for 12 months while flammable cladding is replaced

8/14/2017 11:00:00 AM

Slide show

Affordable ways to recognize employees

Companies with a solid strategy to recognize members of their team enjoy stronger engagement, increased employee morale, a devoted spirit of customer service and lower turnover rates

8/14/2017 10:00:00 AM

Pa. health systems foodservice best practices include 'Healthy Selections' options

HS+ focuses on minimally processed nutritional ingredients that contain no added sugar and are free of antibiotics, hormones, artificial preservatives, colors and sweeteners

8/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sanford Streamlining Waste and Soiled Linen Logistics in New Medical Center

8/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

American Time Announces Maintenance Hero Contest

8/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s Toddler Seat and Baby Changing Stations Increase Accessibility in Public Washrooms

8/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

CHRISTUS Health Reports Results After Move to Epion Digital Check-In

8/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE Team Awarded U.S. Patent for Application of an 'In-Place' Coating to Protect Drinking Water Pipes

8/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Key components to severe weather preparedness

About 98 percent of declared disasters are weather related, leading to approximately 500 deaths and $15 billion in damages annually

8/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Wyoming hospital remodeling for shift in treatment

The new plans will consolidate the hospital’s campus of about 30 buildings to a single main building and a couple of auxiliary buildings

8/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare foodservice balances customer satisfaction and the bottom line

Healthcare executives call on foodservice directors to find solutions to financial challenges

8/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Collaborative launched for rural hospitals

New charity will offer no- and low-cost consulting services

8/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Key components to severe weather preparedness

About 98 percent of declared disasters are weather related, leading to approximately 500 deaths and $15 billion in damages annually

8/11/2017 9:15:00 AM

Focus: Security

Armed dementia patient triggers lock down at Florida hospital

Florida Hospital East patient was not threatening other patients or staff.

8/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge

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

8/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities Begin Work to Prevent Legionella Growth in Water Systems

8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Introduces New Insulated PEX Barrier Piping System

8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Highlights Important Lighting Control Changes to New Michigan Energy Code

8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

$41 Million in New Markets Tax Credits Announced for $60.5 Million UC Health Building

8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

BRAVO! Group Services Achieves Six-Time Winner Status for Industry’s BSCAI Safety Award

8/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Cybercriminals may be planning a new type of attack on healthcare

There is a possibility of direct manipulation of patient data

8/10/2017 3:00:00 PM


Six tips for procuring the best medical equipment agreement

Engaging the right team in the decision-making process is key

8/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals focus on increase in baby boomers and elderly

Emergency rooms are a front-row seat to a dramatic shift in America’s demographics

8/10/2017 10:30:00 AM

Healthcare facility honored for 'whimsical sophistication' in design

The Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care was honored with an Award of Merit in the 2017 Healthcare Design Showcase, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Madison healthcare facility expanding mother-baby space

Meriter Hospital adapts to an increase in patients

8/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sofidel’s New Dry Tech Heavy-Duty Hand Towels are Built for Strength

8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

American Heart Association Recognizes Visions FCU as a Fit Friendly Worksite

8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

William A. Dombi to Serve as Interim President of NAHC

8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eaton Doubles Down on Safety with New Double-Door, Line-Side Isolation Switch

8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Enhance Facility Management with NJPA Solutions

8/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Some Portland-area healthcare facilities planning eclipse-related closures, service cuts

Many nonemergency care providers across Salem, Ore., will close or limit services on Aug. 21

8/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Billion-dollar children's hospital rising quickly on Georgia horizon

Children’s Healthcare facility will be the most expensive ever built in state

8/9/2017 1:30:00 PM

A ‘perfect storm’ superbug worrying infection experts

Candida auris resists usual control measures

8/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Medical equipment contractor

Brad Keyes discusses medical equipment contractors

8/9/2017 10:00:00 AM

Copper in linens and surfaces can help prevent infections

Researchers found an 83 percent reduction in infections caused by Clostridium difficile

8/9/2017 9:00:00 AM


Carpet Care 101 for healthcare facilities

Keeping carpets sanitary requires proper maintenance and preventative measures to minimize damage, clean effectively, and eliminate dirt and allergens from carpets as well as the air

8/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Wins Pair of “Best of the Best” Marketing Awards from tED Magazine

8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHA Chairman: Equity is a Cause We All Share

8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sanford Streamlining Waste and Soiled Linen Logistics in New Medical Center

8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

University of Miami Health System and Gozio Health Partner on System-Wide Mobile Wayfinding Platform

8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

CR Goodman Associates Re-Brands as CRGA Design

8/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Oregon hospital prepares to care for eclipse watchers

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital increasing amount of stored food and water

8/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Senior living developers preparing for 'silver tsunami'

Senior living facilities ramping up expansion efforts as the oldest baby boomers are beginning to need their services

8/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Virtual assistants could change the way healthcare is delivered

Amazon's Alexa can give medical advice and look up and recite clinical information

8/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Effective and efficient dusting measures a priority at new trauma center

Renovated Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center has approximately 390,000 square feet of flooring that requires daily cleaning

8/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Johns Hopkins training facility creates simulation of real life

New facility meticulously designed to help them hone clinical skills

8/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Illinois city threatens lawsuit over asbestos in old hospital

Aurora wants the owners of the old Copley Hospital to remove or mitigate asbestos

8/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

Up To Date Laundry Recertified Hygienically Clean Healthcare

8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

A Big K.O. to Germs: Robot Enhances Hospital Safety by Killing Infection-Causing Microbes

8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

BlissLights Introduces NEW BlissBulb

8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Calls For Volunteers in Development of First Ever Field Guides

8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

E4H Environments for Health Architecture to Create New Master Plan for Ellis Hospital Campus

8/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Survey: Data breaches a concern for 95 percent of hospital CIOs

Many healthcare facilities struggle to keep up with hackers

8/7/2017 3:00:00 PM


Interoperability is the heart of care coordination

As of 2015, 75% of hospitals have at least a basic EHR, a major increase from 9% less than a decade ago

8/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare environmental services workers protest in Britain’s biggest cleaners’ strike

750 of London’s lowest-paid workers take action against one of the country’s wealthiest corporation

8/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Report released on Milwaukee VA hospital's security

Overdose death of veteran is prompting changes

8/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

Study finds Zika unlikely to be passed by casual contact

Sharing a fork or spoon is not enough to spread the Zika virus

8/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

AIA selects seven projects for healthcare design awards

The AIA has selected the recipients of its Healthcare Design Awards program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design

8/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

VideoEdge 1U Network Video Recorder offers versatile camera management for small to medium businesses

8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Health Care Facility Design and Flow Program Improves Bottom Line

8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

ABM to Save School Board More Than $20.9 Million in Operating Costs

8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

PointGrab and Mapiq Partner to Provide Smart Building Tools

8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

ACEEE: New ENERGY STAR-Like Label Enters The Marketplace

8/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Colo. engineers demonstrate hospital 'germ trap'

Researchers seal off a hospital wing and adjust the existing ventilation system

8/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Why did hospitals start displaying newborns through windows?

Windows allow relatives to see infants and serve as a barrier to prevent contact

8/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

After-hours hospital security performing some triage duties

Private security guards are acting as the after-hours gatekeepers at Winnepeg's Misericordia Health Centre

8/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Fire safety key to window choices at U.K. hospital

Brighter, child-friendly environment also stressed for Sheffield Children's Hospital

8/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare workers pathogen exposure risks highlighted

Data provides standardized system for tracking the occupational exposures for healthcare staff

8/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

How modular design can help save the healthcare industry

Key drivers for the the lack of infrastructure improvements in healthcare are the high cost of construction

8/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare Scales on display at Florida International Medical Expo

8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Siemens Healthineers to Attract Industry Attention at AACC 2017 with Atellica Solution 510(k) Clearance and New IT Offerings

8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Updates Standard Test Method for Water Penetration Using Dynamic Pressure

8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Creation Baumann for Carnegie Introduces Net Works Collection for Windows

8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Award Nominations to Close Aug. 15

8/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Website lists waterborne pathogens more potentially dangerous than sharks

STAT published a list of waterborne pathogens with bite

8/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Buffalo healthcare facility spent nearly $10 million recovering from massive cyberattack

Erie County Medical Center didn't pay the nearly $30,000 ransom

8/3/2017 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities can optimize infection prevention with best practices

Drones investments may be five years away

8/3/2017 1:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities are using more robots, but drones aren't taking off yet

Drones investments may be five years away

8/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare laundry challenges include disposables, sustainability

Industry urges to fight false claims about disposable product

8/3/2017 11:00:00 AM

Mayo Clinic renovating equipment repair space

Project includes a $100,000 revamp of leased industrial space

8/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Joint Commission lists issues contributing to healthcare workplace settings

Violence in healthcare settings is underreported and growing

8/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Acquires ASCO Power Technologies

8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

LG Electronics Serves as Lead Technology Provider for Sustainable Youth Center

8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

St. Louis Area Foodbank, first foodbank in Missouri to have Verasys controls system installed

8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cleanspace Recruits Executives to Lead North American Expansion

8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

NewTek To Showcase The World’s First End-to-End IP Video Production Solution At IBC2017

8/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Patient killed, nurses injured in Pa. hospital patient room fire

Fire in room at UPMC Susquehanna started when gown catches fire

8/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Despite design precautions, psychiatric facility had 3 suicides in 2016

Less than four years ago, the facility was built with all the latest best practices in suicide prevention in mind

8/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Army hospitals deploying germ-killing robots

Three new robots were recently sent to South Korea

8/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Four-inch corridor projection

Brad Keyes continues the discussion on regulations for med-room corridor doors

8/2/2017 10:00:00 AM


The future of health intelligent virtual assistant market

Speech recognition technology to gain prominence over 2017-2024

8/2/2017 9:30:00 AM


What does the client really want?

In order to deliver superior outcomes to healthcare clients, you have to know what your clients want

8/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

STTI’s Institute for Global Healthcare Leadership to Host

8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s New Washbar Feature is Now Available on Solid Surface Omnideck Wash Basins

8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cortet by CEL Launches New Z10 Zigbee Extender

8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Ilham Kadri Named President and CEO of Diversey

8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kohler Eases Specifications Through and MasterSpec Software

8/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

VA probe looking into allegations of fly-infested operating room in N.H.

A top-to-bottom review of the Manchester VAMC is planned

8/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Australian care facility accused of not safeguarding drugs, vetting killer nurse

Insulin storage issues also a focus of the claim

8/1/2017 1:30:00 PM


How hospital designs have changed since the 19th century

Advances in science have helped medical professionals to understand germs and how they are spread, which has translated into how hospitals are designed

8/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Energy efficiency

Keeping the power on in healthcare facilities

The Ministry of Health currently spending more than $727 million annually on security

8/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Healthcare facilities should prepare for cyberattack against power grid

Researchers urge hospitals to prepare for a cyberattack against the U.S. power grid

8/1/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Energy efficiency

Spending on energy efficiency means improving patient care

Running a hospital means taking the reins on your energy output by making smart energy-saving investments

8/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Jamaican government increasing security at public healthcare facilities

The Ministry of Health currently spending more than $727 million annually on security

8/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

OSHA Revises its Online Whistleblower Complaint Form

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sigma Theta Tau International Releases the Global Advisory Panel on the Future of Nursing & Midwifery Report

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hygienically Clean Healthcare Recertification To HCL-Denver

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Time-lapse Video Captures Massive Concrete Pour for New South Bay Hospital

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Online Training for Non-Clinical Staff is Key to Practice Survival in Rapidly Changing Healthcare Climate

8/1/2017 12:00:00 AM


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