August 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Water coolers banned from Scotland's hospitals due to infection risk

Action has been taken because of the potential for bacteria to grow in the nozzle and the water bottle if not routinely used

8/30/2019 3:00:00 PM

Safety issues at Florida VA hospital linked to patient suicide

Cameras the hospital was required to have on the unit for patient safety reasons hadn't worked in three years

8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficienc

CHPs a smart solution to combat increasing blackout risks facing healthcare facilities

Many healthcare facilities aren’t properly prepared for what is increasingly becoming a more recurrent threat

8/30/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare workers don't like hand-hygiene monitoring, but it works

Survey responses revealed negative attitudes about the system

8/30/2019 11:00:00 AM

Planning lighting systems in healthcare facilities

With planning, managers can ensures the success of maintenance and upgrades of plumbing systems

8/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

California hospital gets half its energy from solar power

The system will generate 2.4 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean, renewable power per year

8/30/2019 8:00:00 AM

Holt Construction Closes Out Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute in Madison, N.J.

8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

SenzoLive and OfficeSpace Helping Employees Find Free Work Desks

8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hylan Moves Headquarters to Iconic New Jersey Bell Works Building

8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

LeanTaaS to Offer Continuing Education Credit at OR Manager 2019

8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medical Tourism Expected to Lift Global Back Table and Cart Market

8/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

When disaster strikes, FEMA money is available to hospitals that file quickly

Hospitals often don't file for the funds because they're unaware of what can be reimbursed and there is only a 30-day window to apply

8/29/2019 3:00:00 PM

Immediate feedback helps with electronic hand hygiene monitoring systems

Systems with immediate feedback perform slightly better.

8/29/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Tips for a successful construction project

No construction project ever goes perfectly, but follow these tips to increase your chances of an on-time, on-budget building

8/29/2019 12:00:00 PM

South Bend hospital police named best in the state

The Memorial Hospital police department started five years ago with eight officers and has grown to 15

8/29/2019 11:00:00 AM

Case study

New behavioral health unit installs durable lighting with architectural touches

Robust lighting that could withstand high levels of abuse while trying to minimize the institutional look of fixtures was installed

8/29/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Energy management and information systems (EMIS) boost efficiency

Rapidly evolving software systems provide visibility and analysis into how a building consumes energy

8/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Porex Announced as 2019 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award Finalist by the Product Development and Management Association

8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

EMA Conducting Free Webinar: 'Essential Techniques and Calculations for Energy Managers & Commissioning Authorities'

8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

R.D. Olson Construction Completes Chapman University Student Housing Project

8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fall Ideal Time to Prepare Structures for Winter From Roof to Foundation

8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck Ceiling Fan with Factory-Installed Radiation Damper UL Approved for Wood Truss Applications

8/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Hospital infection rates drop with single-patient rooms

Single-patient room experience also supports privacy, confidentiality, comfort, reduced noise and improved quality of sleep

8/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Balancing security and access in healthcare facilities

Certain challenges are unique to healthcare facilities

8/28/2019 2:00:00 PM

Patient sues Illinois hospital after contracting Legionnaires’

The suit alleges the hospital didn’t take proper precautions following a previous outbreak

8/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Electrical receptacles

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for electrical receptacles

8/28/2019 10:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2020 Conference Speaker Application Now Open

8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Holt Construction Completed the Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute

8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

LenioBio Won Horizon 2020 SME/2 Grant

8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

AntWorks Recognized as a Leader in NelsonHall’s NEAT for Intelligent Automation Platforms

8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fujitsu Adds Two New Area Sales Managers

8/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

‘Smart hospitals’ are on the horizon

These buildings perform functions like a medical practitioner

8/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals working to meet the challenge of seismic safety

Being able to ride out a major quake and remain operational doesn’t come cheap

8/27/2019 2:00:00 PM


Personalize heat to match the space

Keeping occupants of a facility warm and comfortable is a year-round priority

8/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Case study: The prescription for EMI New York City

The operating room of a major hospital in New York City is free from the effects of EMI

8/27/2019 11:00:00 AM

Acoustics involves a number of factors

The ceiling, the walls, the floor and the soundmasking system all play important roles in determining the acoustical quality of a space

8/27/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation

The project will include residential apartments

8/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

Honeywell is First Founding Members of Global Cybersecurity Alliance

8/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

W. R. Meadows Expands Color Selection for Pourthane Joint Sealants

8/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Employee and Company Donations Raise $55,000 for Red Cross Disaster Relief

8/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Premier Brain Injury Rehabilitation Provider Signs Lease with Tarzana Medical Atrium to Relocate its San Fernando Valley Offices

8/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Prisma Health Expands Interactive Mobile Wayfinding Platform to Six Midlands Hospitals

8/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

The maintenance staff has a role in infection prevention

Facility professionals are constantly moving throughout the facility and may be able to spot potential problems

8/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

Accredited ambulatory surgery center FMs face compliance challenges

Understanding the various regulations, inspections and other communications involved is just the beginning

8/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Energy Efficiency

Going hybrid for maximum heating efficiencies

Two types of boilers can be better than one

8/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Candida auris now one of the world's most feared hospital microbes

New research suggests higher temperatures may have led to an increase in infections

8/26/2019 11:00:00 AM


Mission: Revamp Healthcare 2019 — Top policies this year to reimagine healthcare

One of the greatest challenges in healthcare is keeping up with the changing landscape

8/26/2019 9:00:00 AM


Big data start-ups set to change healthcare

Healthcare is a sector which relies heavily on data and relay of information, so naturally there are lots of companies springing up

8/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Avetta Launches Marketplace—a Resource for Supply Chain Contractors to Purchase Discounted Safety Products, Insurance and Safety-Related Services

8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Center For Discovery, Innovation And Development agrees to co-develop a collaborative care model

8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

HGA Expands Healthcare Business Development Team in Boston

8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Green Building Council Welcomes Four New Board Members

8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady & Company Expands Design Team

8/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

C. difficile strain evolving to live in hospital rooms

A subset of Clostridium difficile bacteria is on the verge of becoming a new species

8/23/2019 3:00:00 PM

Security catches woman trying to kidnap toddler from N.Y. hospital

The suspect allegedly took a stroller with a two-year-old inside and fled St. Joseph’s Hospital

8/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

Rhode Island hospital employees to get panic buttons

Contract with Our Lady of Fatima Hospital addresses concerns around safety

8/23/2019 11:00:00 AM

Maintaining sidewalks and parking garages requires a comprehensive, strategic approach

By developing inspection guidelines for common causes of problems, managers can extend the performance life of concrete components

8/23/2019 9:00:00 AM

Massachusetts hospital deploys security video management software

Massachusetts General Hospital has 1,300 security cameras recording around the clock

8/23/2019 8:00:00 AM

Honeywell Suite Of Building Integration And Cyber Solutions Help Improve Efficiency, Data Analysis And Control

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces CheckLight Energy Management Platform

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

New HVAC Duct Converts from Cooling to Heating

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Provider Signs Lease with Tarzana Medical Atrium to Relocate its San Fernando Valley Offices

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarkett Commits to Addressing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion within Design Industry

8/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

C. diff. is evolving to spread in hospitals

Superbug feeds on the sugar-rich Western diet

8/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Ebola spreads to third Congo province

South Kivu is located over 430 miles south of where the outbreak first began

8/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

2019 Environmental Services Departments of the Year named

The award recognizes best practices in cleaning and caring for the healthcare environment

8/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities must manage emergencies for hours, days after

Healthcare systems should maintain vigilant foresight

8/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

IoT can simplify security efforts

Facilities can connect different security technologies

8/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Mass. hospice designed to be uplifting

Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Mass., is a functional and uplifting environment for the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Atlas Roofing's Summit 60 Underlayment Goes Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness

8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Howard Locksmith Heights Started Offering Safe Selection, Repair, and Unlocking Services

8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Garland Raises $56,000 for Santa’s Hide-A-Way Hollow Charity

8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cambridge Village Optimal Living Breaks Ground on Retirement Living Community

8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

HRC Releases Annual Healthcare Equality Index, Rates Record 680 Health Care Facilities on LGBTQ Inclusion

8/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital lights track equipment

Smart lighting outfitted with radio chips

8/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Kansas stalls construction of surgical center

An inspector found several concerning problems at the new facility

8/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Patient who woke up covered in bugs at Detroit hospital takes legal action

Henry Ford traced the bed bugs back to wet, infested clothing that was placed under the mattress of a gurney

8/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire watch

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a fire watch

8/21/2019 10:00:00 AM

Planning healthcare facilities for the future

Managers can ensure the success of maintenance and upgrades of HVAC, plumbing and lighting systems

8/21/2019 9:00:00 AM


Boston Children’s Hospital using Alexa to help parents and caregivers

Amazon asked healthcare facilities to test Alexa’s new HIPAA-compliant technology

8/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

Avetta Launches Marketplace—a Resource for Supply Chain Contractors to Purchase Discounted Safety Products, Insurance and Safety-Related Services

8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Pittsburgh Completes First Energy Benchmarking Report

8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Linetec Wins Wisconsin Business Friend of the Environment Award

8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Franklin Tower Residences' Modern, Energy-efficient, Glass-clad Exterior Repurposes and Revitalizes Former Concrete Office Tower

8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Perkins and Will Expands Its Minneapolis Healthcare Leadership

8/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente workers in California vote to approve strike

The employees have been working under an expired national contract since September

8/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

Man with assault rifle opens fire at Chicago VA hospital

No injuries were reported

8/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

Stanford Medicine expansion almost finished

The project includes updating the School of Medicine with new labs

8/20/2019 12:00:00 PM

Workplace culture key to return on investment

Good healthcare design is informed by the reality that culture as key to leveraging the investment in capital building projects, according to an article on the Healthcare Design

8/20/2019 11:00:00 AM

Massachusetts hospital integrates security camera system

System reviews and monitors more than 1,000 security cameras

8/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Visa Lighting’s 'Narrowest Aperture Medical Light' Selected for 2019 IES Progress Report

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Febreze Professional Kills 99.9% of Bacteria on 'Un-Washable' Soft Surfaces While Eliminating Odors with Fresh Scent of Febreze

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Experts Say Maintaining Facility Facades Just as Important as Maintaining Their Interiors

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

DuPont Partners with Habitat for Humanity International

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Modern Forms Unveils Fluffy LED Ceiling Luminaires

8/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

VA removes vets from facility after finding veteran dead for 4 days

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs investigation also found other issues at the California Villa home

8/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Two cancer patients catch rare bugs linked to hospital water supply

Glasgow Queen Elizabeth University Hospital has sealed off part of the facility

8/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare industry major source of harmful emissions

Doctors suggest multi-faceted approach to incorporate environmental sustainability into value assessments in healthcare

8/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Four energy-saving design tips for cold climates

In cold climates, heating loads are key

8/19/2019 11:00:00 AM

‘Playbook’ preps Rhode Island healthcare facilities for power outages

'Protecting Patients When Disaster Strikes' describes the before-during-after of a power outage

8/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Medpricer’s mSource Insights Integrates AI, Spend Analytics and Visualization with Purchased Services Reporting

8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

NYSID Announces Lineup for Fall 2019 Public Programs

8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Announces Stevens Point Campus Expansion

8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Barack Obama to Keynote the 2019 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo

8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

HDR Hires Health Principal

8/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ideagen Launches New Version of Q-Pulse

8/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital cleaning bundle efficient and cost-effective

Method also reduces vancomycin-resistant enterococci infections by 37 percent

8/16/2019 3:00:00 PM

Wyoming Medical Center upgrades security after shooting

A man who opened fire inside of Wyoming Medical Center in March

8/16/2019 2:00:00 PM

First Legionnaires’ death linked to Atlanta outbreak confirmed

Air conditioning units are prime breeding grounds for the bacteria

8/16/2019 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Energy Efficiency

University Health Network: Exhaust fan app boosts savings

DCV control of labs' air supply initially saved approximately $800,000

8/16/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

NICU renovation was executed in phases

The design of the existing Allison Family NICU at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital made it impossible to renovate one complete side at a time, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/16/2019 8:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust (BHM) Developing $23 Million Rehab Facility

8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Delmarva Endoscopy Center Commences Operations

8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

S.S. White Technologies Celebrates 175th Anniversary Year

8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

HGA Welcomes Healthcare Principal in Boston

8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals prep for the worst as mass shootings become more common

Hospitals mandate training for tragedy

8/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Interior Design

Nine ways the dimensions of wellness should be incorporated into assisted living facility design

Wellness is more than just the absence of disease

8/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Resources can help reduce Legionella risk

Resources distributed by ASHRAE include Standard 188, which provides a comprehensive approach to help prevent the growth and spread of Legionella within building water systems

8/15/2019 12:00:00 PM


Are healthcare villages the future?

They are modern, realistic approaches to the problem of healthcare

8/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

Three trending security technologies

Drones, robots and advanced access control changing facilities management

8/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Linetec Publishes Brochures on its Expanded Capabilities and its Anodize, Paint and Specialty Finishing Services

8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls introduces Tyco Cloud for Secure and Simple Security

8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases LED Inspection Hand/Drop Light, 150' Cord, Colored LEDs, Vapor Proof, Waterproof

8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

MCN Healthcare Names Director of Customer Experience

8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Parallel Technologies Expands Physical Security Team Leadership

8/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Security changes causing concern at Fla. hospital

JFK Medical Center in Atlantis removing medical detectors, police

8/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Emergency rooms designed for older patients improving outcomes

These ERs include separate and customized physical spaces

8/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Up to half of patient food in Irish hospitals is not eaten

Health officials are working on guidelines to address food waste

8/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Identifying and addressing DAS requirements in today’s hospital

DAS allows all users of the building, whether it be communicating infrastructure or a personal or business phone, to connect to their carrier of choice at full signal strength

8/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire extinguishers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire extinguishers

8/14/2019 8:45:00 AM

Micro-hospital set to open in Tulsa Hills

It has the capability of CT scan, ultrasound, lab, radiology, etc.

8/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

STARC Systems Manufactures Modular, Re-usable Temporary Containment Walls

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Completes Renovation of Medical Office Building in Los Angeles County

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wiegmann Associates Begins HVAC Work for New Edison at State College Residential and Retail Complex

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Launches Designer Urinal, Elevating Commercial Restroom Aesthetic

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

8/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Glasgow hospital spends more than $500,000 to kill pests after pigeon droppings crisis

Anti-bird spikes and netting have been installed and chemicals were used to kill mold and fungus

8/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Digital footprints boost safety for newborns

California hospital captures high-resolution images for better identification

8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

Sixth death in UK Listeria outbreak linked to hospital food

The death has been linked to sandwiches from Good Food Chain products served at St. Richard’s Hospital

8/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

U.S. News releases latest top hospitals list

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., has the top spot

8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM

Study: Cigarette smoke boosts MRSA drug-resistance

Smoke also may make MRSA more invasive and persistent

8/13/2019 9:00:00 AM


Telehealth market expected to see a 23.4 percent compound annual growth rate

Growth is driven by increasing health awareness and adoption of online health consultation

8/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Rural Hospitals in Danger of Closing Across U.S.; Condusiv Technologies

8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarzana Medical Atrium Announces Lease With Providence Tarzana Medical Center

8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medline and Greenhealth Exchange Partner to Find New Ways to Advance Healthcare Sustainability

8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAMA to Host Sept. 10 Webinar on Tornado, Hurricane Storm Shelters

8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

BOMI International Announces New Board Leadership

8/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wash. hospital adds dog to its security force

Tacoma General Hospital security dog expected to prevent assaults, help patients

8/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Candida Auris called 'new bug using old tricks'

C. auris acts more like a multidrug-resistant, healthcare-associated bacteria than like a typical yeast

8/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

What do you know about hospital security?

Campus Safety Magazine offers a quiz on their website

8/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

N.J. called hot spot for Candida auris

The CDC says most cases of Candida auris in the United States are in New York City, Chicago and New Jersey

8/12/2019 11:00:00 AM


Non-regulated healthcare facilities taking resilience seriously

Technologies can help can cut costs and improve energy efficiency

8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

DAS Health Announces Fifth Acquisition in 12 Months

8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members

8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASIS Announces New Keynote Speaker for GSX 2019

8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hoefer Wysocki Awarded for Sustainable Healthcare Design of Saint Luke’s Multispecialty Clinic – Blue Springs

8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

NIKA Awarded $25M IDIQ Contract for OCONUS Medical Facilities Support Services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

8/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility sends two comfort dogs to El Paso after mass shooting

Dogs offer comfort to the hospital staff and first responders tending to shooting victims

8/9/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital mobilizes to fight deadly Candida auris

Widespread overuse of antibiotics and antifungals has bred superbug species

8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM

Boston hospital roof farm sprouts other initiatives

Boston Medical Center began operating a 2,658-square-foot farm on a roof terrace in 2017

8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM

Tips to keep long-term care facilities safe

Younger people with serious mental illness getting treatment in senior living and care settings is contributing to an increase in violence

8/9/2019 9:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric and Lutron Electronics Integrate Their Systems to Enable Next-Generation Patient Experience

8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

JLL Sells Duke Health Medical Office Building for $80.5 Million

8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vanderbilt Medical Center Turns to Sloan for Streamlined Maintenance

8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

New White Paper Published by G&W Electric Highlights Mitigation Solution for Arc Flash

8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

RectorSeal Wins Product Design Award for TripleGuard Water Leak Property Protection System

8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Death from infection linked to pigeon feces at Glasgow hospital could lead to criminal proceedings

A boy was battling cancer at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow in December 2018 when he contracted Cryptococcus and died

8/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals use technology, training to support seismic readiness

Healthcare facilities are diversifying their communication tools, outfitting buildings with technology and running preparedness scenarios

8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Key to improving EVS results can be found in the C-Suite

Creating an infection-free facility begins at the top with a commitment from management

8/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Glasgow hospital fire evacuation protocols called 'chaotic and confusing'

Staff member says patients and staff at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital could be at risk

8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM


Load testing of electronic health records - what to look for

Load testing is an essential component in performance testing, and doing so in a production-like environment brings its benefits.

8/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Net zero energy is the future of facilities

Practices, considerations for an ultra-efficient building

8/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Sustainable, low-environmental-impact tile installation products introduced

8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

New cleaner meets EPA Safer Choice direct-release criteria

8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarzana Medical Atrium announces lease with Providence Tarzana Medical Center

8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

New technology and increased awareness reduces security risk of remote cardiac devices

8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASIS International announces recipients of GSX 2019 Innovative Product Awards

8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

N.C. hospital goes on lockdown after patient says they opened envelope with white, powdery substance

FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital lifted lockdown after testing substance

8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

VA healthcare facilities going smoke free Oct. 1st

A recent VA survey revealed that approximately 85 percent of responding facility leadership support smoke-free campuses

8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Two cases of Legionnaires’ confirmed at Connecticut nursing facility

Apple Rehab is working to find the source of the bacteria and have taken precautions, including chlorine treatments for the water system.

8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Lactation pods

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for lactation pods

8/7/2019 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities need preparation to avoid a cyberattack

A strong, flexible game plan is crucial

8/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Boston hospital expansion to include disaster, flood protection

The design will consider every worst-case scenario

8/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls partners with IR-TEC

8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Report: Behavioral Healthcare Services M&A YTD Activity Surpasses 2018 due to Destigmatization and Awareness

8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Array Architects + HITT Contracting Host Area Medical Professionals at Biocontainment Unit Mockup Event

8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls and Punch Technologies, Inc. Collaborate to Deliver Safety Communication Technology

8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Air Curtains Allowed as Vestibule Substitutes in Upcoming ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2019

8/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Roof rat concerns force closure of Washington hospital's kitchen, cafeteria

Patients’ food was being prepared and brought in from another hospital

8/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

Specifying sinks for sterile compounding (HD) environments doesn’t have to be a hazardous decision

Hospitals will pay it for this service, which it expects will be much faster and eventually cheaper than current couriers

8/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Be measles ready: Tips on how to be prepared for the next outbreak

There are a number of factors that make measles a particularly difficult virus to protect patients, staff and visitors from contracting

8/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Washington hospital works to improve safety after patient's death

The patient ran from the facility after tampering with a fire alarm

8/6/2019 11:00:00 AM

UPS to use drones for hospital deliveries

Hospitals will pay it for this service, which it expects will be much faster and eventually cheaper than current couriers

8/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

The value of daylighting, even with LEDs

Even when LEDs mimic sunlight, expert see LEDs as complementary to — but not replacing — daylighting strategies

8/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

ISA Announces First Founding Members of Global Cybersecurity Alliance

8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fluke Corporation acquires PRUFTECHNIK

8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

MAKITA Recognized for Recycling Efforts

8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

New White Paper Published by G&W Electric Highlights Mitigation Solution for Arc Flash

8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

CleanSpace Healthcare Respirator Enters US

8/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Case study /Focus: Renovation

Candida auris is raising questions about its origin

The fungus doesn’t behave like a fungus

8/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital-acquired C. diff comes with a financial price tag

The average healthcare cost for patients with the C. diff infection was $43,718

8/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

High levels of air pollution found at London hospital causes concern

Pollution may be coming from generators and boilers at St Bartholomew’s Hospital

8/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Study focuses on where disease-causing pathogens might be hiding in a longterm care facility

Researchers examined the possibility that electric hand dryers installed in public restrooms could spread disease

8/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience

Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center added sconce lighting, warm wooden floors and natural color palettes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

Architectural Components Group (ACGI) Is Now Part of Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions

8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

American Society of Civil Engineers to Grade Stormwater for First Time in 2021 Infrastructure Report Card

8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Diversified Heat Transfer Selects Dyson Associates as the New Representative in New England Area

8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Announces Re-launch of mSource® Analytics at AHRMM 2019

8/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hundreds of Tampa Bay area nursing homes, assisted living facilities still without backup power

A Florida law fines facilities as much as $1,000 per day for failure to install permanent generators, but records show these facilities rarely paid fines

8/2/2019 3:00:00 PM

Two cases of Legionnaires’ reported at Illinois hospital

It was unknown if the infected patients were exposed at the hospital

8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM

Safeguarding healthcare facilities from legionella

Having control measures and procedures in place is the first step in mitigating Legionella risk

8/2/2019 12:00:00 PM

158 employees at Seattle hospital potentially exposed to dangerous bacteria

The exposure occurred in an operating room and a laboratory in late June

8/2/2019 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities in Portugal test 'panic buttons' for staff

The devices send a rapid message indicating danger

8/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

Case study /Focus: Renovation

Texas children’s hospital relies on non-toxic coating for shower stall repairs

Many patient-room shower stalls were in need of repair

8/2/2019 8:00:00 AM

Baron Launches New API Website for Public Safety

8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weland Solutions acquires Compact Store and Kodverkstan

8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hoefer Wysocki Modernizes Whiteman AFB Clinic, Achieves USGBC LEED v4 Certification

8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Recognizes Five Hospitals as 2019 Expert Contributors for Leading eCQM Knowledge and Utilization

8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Launches CMI Consulting Program

8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Superbugs can remain on surgical gowns after disinfection

Researchers tested single-use polypropylene surgical gowns infected with three strains of C. diff

8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

Regular inspections, testing helps keep sprinklers working properly

The reliability and effectiveness with which sprinklers operate cuts both the human and financial costs of fires

8/1/2019 12:00:00 PM


Ransomware can put healthcare providers — and patients — in critical condition

Ransomware attacks have been numerous in hospitals and other health facilities recently, and the consequences can be dire

8/1/2019 11:00:00 AM


Clinic relocation offers opportunity to study and optimize all aspects of care delivery

The new facility allowed leaders to plan flexible spaces they could adapt with changing practices

8/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

New paint and coating technology has long-term benefits

Meeting facility sustainability needs means staying abreast of changes in products and applications

8/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

Along with Accreditation Accolades, HLAC Sees Support for Its New Laundry Process Monitoring Toolkit

8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association Opens Enrollment for Gateway2Better Network

8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Poettker Construction Announces Opening of Charlotte Office

8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Awards its First Advanced Orthopaedic Certification

8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

BehaveCare Rebrands Itself as Upward Health Amidst a Successful "Series A" Extension

8/1/2019 12:00:00 AM


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