February 2020 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



CDC warns of U.S. coronavirus outbreaks


Clusters of infection are likely in American communities

2/28/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC says flu has sickened 29 million in U.S. so far


Forty-four states are still experiencing high flu-like illness activity

2/28/2020 2:00:00 PM

Emergency prep experts are urging Americans to stock up on supplies for coronavirus


Public health officials warn about more cases coming to the United States

2/28/2020 12:00:00 PM

UPMC, linen supplier settle fungal infection victims' families


The lawsuits accused UPMC and Paris Cleaners of negligence

2/28/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

2020 healthcare design trends


Design should address: recruitment and retention, integrating research and technology and population health issues

2/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Green hospital design redefining healthcare


Hospitals are exploring efficient ways to reduce the toxins and contaminants in the air throughout the facility as well as save energy and water

2/28/2020 8:00:00 AM

Bernhard and ProStar Announce National Agreement with HealthTrust for Energy-as-a-Service Solutions


2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

CME Corp, HPS Reach Agreement for Healthcare Equipment and Logistics Services


2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

New App Will Streamline Health Care Emergency Plans


2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Banner – University Medicine ED Accredited as Tucson’s only Geriatric Emergency Department


2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ware Malcomb Announces Construction is Complete on Braille Institute’s New Anaheim Facility


2/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dedicated ambulance used to transport San Antonio coronavirus patient


The San Antonio case was the 15th confirmed case in the U.S.

2/27/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC prepares for possible coronavirus pandemic in the US


Health officials say that they expect more cases to arise and are planning for the worst case scenario

2/27/2020 2:00:00 PM

Wuhan hospital director died of coronavirus


U.S. risk still considered low

2/27/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Redefining surface performance


How innovations in engineered surfaces are changing what designers demand from flooring

2/27/2020 11:00:00 AM

Cleaning hospital room sinks


Drains can be breeding grounds for pathogens

2/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

Protecting senior care staff and residents in case of fire


There are a few basic tools every facility should have

2/27/2020 8:00:00 AM

Mannington Commercial Introduces LVT Designs and Colorways from its Divergent Collection


2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

TRHC Signs Agreement to Provide CareVention HealthCare Services to New PACE Organization


2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Boehringer-Ingelheim Launches Patient-Centric MyStudyWindow Powered by Carebox


2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Georgia Health Information Network Launches Lab Results Service


2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hausys' HI-MACS Aurora and Terrazzo Collections' New Colors


2/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

EPA registers first disinfectants effective against Candida auris


C. auris cases in U.S. top 1,000

2/26/2020 3:00:00 PM

California city gets court order to delay establishing a coronavirus quarantine site


The restraining order prevents transportation of anyone infected with or exposed to the coronavirus to Costa Mesa

2/26/2020 2:00:00 PM

Survey: Doctors aren't confident about U.S. preparedness for outbreak


The recent survey found that most doctors aren't very worried about the coronavirus, but their patients are

2/26/2020 12:00:00 PM

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Stairwell re-entry signs


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for stairwell re-entry signs

2/26/2020 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

It’s time to update your collaboration spaces


Companies that offer flexible geographic, collaborative and high-tech work environments have reported their workers are happier and more likely to stay with that place of employment

2/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Case study / Lighting

Improving patient outcomes through daylight


Sprawling Parkland Memorial Hospital site adapts for future, automates for performance

2/26/2020 8:00:00 AM

City of St. Louis Renews Corizon Health Partnership


2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Robotics company brings fresh healthy food to hospitals 24/7


2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Intermountain Healthcare and Cerner Extend Health Technology and Innovation Agreement


2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Piedmont Columbus Regional Now Offers New Mobile Wayfinding for Patients and Visitors


2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bridge Connector and Skedulo Announce Partnership to Automate Complex Scheduling and Patient Care Workflows for Healthcare Providers


2/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

FBI has ordered $40,000 in hand sanitizer and face masks


Supplies ordered in case the coronavirus becomes a pandemic in the U.S.

2/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

34 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the U.S.


This includes 21 cases of returning travelers, as well as 13 U.S. cases

2/25/2020 2:00:00 PM

Baby with heart condition dies after mold exposure at Seattle hospital


14 patients had developed surgical site infections from Aspergillus since 2001

2/25/2020 12:00:00 PM

Protecting staff, supplies amid coronavirus


Concerns may be contributing to a growing shortage of personal protective equipment

2/25/2020 11:00:00 AM

Roof replacement best practices


Close attention to roof specification, installation and maintenance can ensure long performance life for a valuable facility component

2/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Sustainable design can support health and recovery of patients


Sustainable design elements can also benefit staff and visitors

2/25/2020 8:00:00 AM

Cynerio Introduces Virtual Segmentation to Healthcare IoT Cybersecurity


2/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Inland Empire Health Plan Celebrates 10 Years of Integrated Behavioral Health Services


2/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drinking Water Treatment Units Must Now Meet Stricter Requirements for NSF/ANSI Lead Reduction Certification


2/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Oxford's MRC Weatherall Institute for Molecular Medicines Partners with Data Visualization Firm on Machine Learning


2/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Study finds coronavirus may have multiple infection routes


Scientists report evidence of an oral-fecal transmission route

2/24/2020 3:00:00 PM

Scientists invent germ-fighting fabric for healthcare


The team is working to embed a germ-killing agent into hospital garments

2/24/2020 2:00:00 PM

CMS stresses infection control basics amid coronavirus outbreak


CMS sent a memo to state survey agency directors urging them to double down on compliance

2/24/2020 12:00:00 PM

UV's effectiveness can depend on EVS department's effectiveness


Guideline-based EVS training can improve appropriate disinfection

2/24/2020 11:00:00 AM

‘Virtual hospital’ can mean fewer ER visits and hospital admissions


Patients and staff report greater satisfaction with care provided at home

2/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

RESTORE Launches Cloud-Based Skills Development Platform for Adult Rehabilitation Patients


2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Stance Healthcare Expands Award-Winning Behavioral Health Collection


2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

CME, HPS Reach Agreement for In-Demand Equipment, Logistics and Biomedical Services


2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Seven Angelica Laundries Recertify for Hygienically Clean Healthcare


2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

NELSON Worldwide Renovates Miami Heat Sports Medicine Center at Baptist Health


2/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

How China built an emergency hospital in just 10 days


A construction expert breaks it down

2/21/2020 3:00:00 PM

Disinfecting surfaces in coronavirus outbreak


Human coronaviruses can remain active on surfaces such as metal, glass, or plastic for up to 9 days after exposure

2/21/2020 2:00:00 PM

Woman stabbed leaving hospital garage sues over lack of security


The suit accuses the hospital of violating Wisconsin’s 'Safe-Place' law

2/21/2020 12:00:00 PM

How to care for patients with possible coronavirus


Spread is thought to occur mostly from close contact via respiratory droplets

2/21/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Components that ensure a successful restroom upgrade


Toilets, urinals and faucets are key to upgrades that deliver water conservation and savings

2/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

How lighting controls reduce energy use


Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent

2/21/2020 8:00:00 AM

Leviton Introduces Medical Grade Power Strips with Load Monitoring Inform Technology


2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

PM Pediatrics and Children's Health Announce Fourth Pediatric Urgent Care Practice in North Texas


2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Partners with MediGroup Physician Services to Provide Credentialing, Compliance and Accreditation Services


2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Expands Raleigh Portfolio with Acquisition


2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Elite Insurance Partners Named an SB100 Winner in the 2019 Best of Small Business Awards


2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

BBC website offers visual guide to Coronavirus outbreak


The virus has killed more than 2,000 so far - more than the 774 killed in the 2003 Sars epidemic

2/20/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC estimates the flu has sickened 22 million


There have been 210,000 hospitalizations and 12,000 deaths

2/20/2020 2:00:00 PM

13 under quarantine at Nebraska hospital likely positive for coronavirus


All the patients will spend at least 14 days in the National Quarantine Unit

2/20/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How much does compensation matter when recruiting healthcare staff?


The fact that there is a significant and fast growing healthcare talent shortage should be very alarming to healthcare business leaders

2/20/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Design assist can help meet tight construction deadlines


The design approach project delivery method gets all parties to collaborate efficiently

2/20/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Flexible pipes support California hospital’s seismic safety


Loma Linda University Health facility is near major earthquake faults

2/20/2020 8:00:00 AM

EQ2’s HEMS CMMS Software Installed in 26 Baylor Scott & White Health Hospitals in Texas


2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Allergy & Asthma Center Celebrates 25th Anniversary with the Launch of New Website


2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

DocASAP Expands Patient Engagement Capabilities to Promote and Personalize Prevention and Wellness


2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tryko Partners Continues Skilled Nursing Expansion with Lutheran Crossings


2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

MobileSmith Health Drives Better Care Management Decisions with Evolution of Patient Adherence Management Solution


2/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronaviruses can survive on surfaces for up to 9 days


Study finds virus remains infectious at room temperature for more than a week

2/19/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC estimates flu deaths at 14,000


The CDC estimates the flu has caused 26 million illnesses, 250,000 hospitalizations this season

2/19/2020 2:00:00 PM

How coronavirus compares to flu, Ebola, other outbreaks


National Geographic creates a chart to explain the comparison

2/19/2020 12:00:00 PM

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: MRI smoke detectors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for MRI smoke detectors

2/19/2020 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Supporting patient care with streamlined facilities maintenance


It is imperative for the healthcare industry to employ efficient, effective and flexible construction procurement processes

2/19/2020 9:00:00 AM

New study shows how coronavirus is spreading


41 percent of the first 138 patients diagnosed at one hospital in Wuhan, China, were presumed to be infected in that hospital

2/19/2020 8:00:00 AM

IMETCO Introduces an Innovative Approach to Re-Cladding Aging Facilities


2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Baptist Easley Hospital Sees Immediate Monthly Cost Savings with UMF Corporation’s All-Inclusive PCPLUS Infection Prevention Program


2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for New Infection Control Standard


2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

AdvaMed Drives MedTech Industry Inclusion and Diversity Efforts


2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Stevens Point Campus Expands to Offer Hospital Care


2/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. hospitals, already stressed by flu season, brace for Coronavirus


With much medical equipment and drugs made in China, health experts are watching the global supply chain

2/18/2020 3:00:00 PM

Preparing for coronavirus spread


The World Health Organization, U.S. hospitals and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are all getting ready

2/18/2020 2:00:00 PM

How U.S. hospitals are preparing for coronavirus


The CDC is recommending that doctors and hospitals adopt a cautious approach

2/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Coronavirus testing Seattle’s infectious disease response


After responding to the first American case of the virus, healthcare workers say they are prepared.

2/18/2020 11:00:00 AM

Understanding facility vulnerabilities in emergencies


By identifying weaknesses in facilities and plans, managers can improve an organization's resilience

2/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

FGIA Updates Design Guide for Sloped Glazing and Skylights


2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drinking Water Treatment Units Must Now Meet Stricter Requirements for NSF/ANSI Lead Reduction Certification


2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

K-Bro Linen Systems, Inc. Renews Hygienically Clean Certifications


2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

ICD Building Automation earns Fireye Sales Excellence Award


2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Legrand, North and Central America Donates Over $100,000 to Building Homes for Heroes


2/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

15th coronavirus case reported in U.S. while death toll spikes in China


China's Hubei province announced 242 new deaths from the coronavirus on Feb 13

2/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

Time-lapsed video of first coronavirus hospital being built


More than 1,000 workers and 100 machines worked non-stop for days

2/14/2020 2:00:00 PM

Are you HIPAA compliant?


Checklist offers pointers on how to stay on the right side of the regulations

2/14/2020 12:00:00 PM

Comparing the flu and the coronavirus


The flu has sickened an estimated 19 million people in the U.S. this season

2/14/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for intimacy in senior care setting (Happy Valentines Day!)


There are opportunities to design elements to encourage socializing outside of set programming, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

2/14/2020 8:00:00 AM

U.S. Department of Labor Launches New Webpage to Observe 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970


2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

NYC's Largest Freestanding Cancer Center Opens for Patient Care


2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Family House grand opening celebrated


2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cerner receives ‘Best in KLAS’ distinctions in healthcare technology


2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

NELSON Worldwide Renovates Miami Heat Sports Medicine Center at Baptist Health


2/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Experts investigating whether the coronavirus can spread through bathroom pipes


Hong Kong apartment building partially evacuated over fears of spread through plumbing

2/13/2020 3:00:00 PM

Protecting long-term care facilities from coronavirus


Communication, information are key

2/13/2020 2:00:00 PM

VA to open all 5G-enabled hospital in California


The VA's Palo Alto Health Care System called the first 5G-enabled health facility in the world

2/13/2020 12:00:00 PM

Coronavirus might return every winter


The new virus might never leave - like the flu

2/13/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Study suggests toilet flushing spreads C. diff in hospital bathrooms


Closing the toilet lid before flushing may help limit the spread of germs

2/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria


CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

2/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

Leading Employer Assessment Platform kununu Launches Salary Tool for Healthcare Industry Professionals


2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Concern About Disposable Surgical Gown Recall Prompts HLAC to Reinforce Awareness of Industry Best Practice in Sterility and Safety


2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

TRSA 2019 Healthcare Laundry Survey Results Now Available


2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mission-critical Emerson Hospital Outpatient Facility Trades Hands


2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Enhances VuScape Video Wall Controller With Collaboration and KVM Features


2/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Experts say coronavirus looking like a pandemic


Rising caseloads suggest the coronavirus may make its way across the world

2/12/2020 3:00:00 PM

California health system to use drones for deliveries


UC San Diego Health will partner with UPS on the project

2/12/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Many San Francisco area hospitals still at risk of earthquake collapse


Risk still exists 12 years past retrofit deadline

2/12/2020 12:00:00 PM

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Self-closing doors on hazardous rooms


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for self-closing doors on hazardous rooms

2/12/2020 10:00:00 AM

Violent assaults add to chaos of San Francisco General Hospital's ER


Hospital struggles to handle mentally ill and drug-addicted

2/12/2020 9:00:00 AM

Ohio ED renovation improves efficiency


Adena Regional Medical Center in Chillicothe completes two-phase renovation

2/12/2020 8:00:00 AM

Americans Are Reducing Their Water Footprint


2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

MobileSmith Health Drives Better Care Management Decisions with Evolution of Patient Adherence Management Solution


2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

International Living Future Institute Honors Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions with Manufacturer Visionary Award


2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Purchases 1.15 Acres in Santa Cruz County


2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Huntington's Disease Society of America Announces 50 Centers of Excellence


2/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Photo tour: China's first coronavirus hospital


1,000-bed Wuhan facility built in well under two weeks

2/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

Tracking the spread of the coronavirus


The New York Times' map tracks the progress

2/11/2020 2:00:00 PM

Nemours Children’s Health System using video in nontraditional ways


Nemours uses their system to improve facility efficiency, lower operational costs and deliver a better patient experience

2/11/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Putting the creative brain to work in healthcare facilities design


When we let the unconscious work, we can provide better spaces for healthcare

2/11/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

How to operate a 'biophilic' facility


Facilities managers should be at the table to ensure biophilic benefits continue throughout the building’s life cycle

2/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage


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

2/11/2020 8:00:00 AM

DriSteem Installation of Gas-to-Steam Humidifiers at Trek Headquarters to Create a Safe Environment for Its Employees and Data


2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

USRetina Announces Launch of New Brand and Identity


2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Honors Contractor of the Year and Annual Project Awards at 2020 National Sales Seminar


2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Survey Results Indicate 75% of Organizations Plan to Increase Energy Efficiency and Smart Building Investments


2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Elite Insurance Partners Named an SB100 Winner in the 2019 Best of Small Business Awards


2/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

How will the coronavirus end?


Epidemiologists outline three scenarios

2/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

FDA tells Purell to stop claiming it can prevent flu


Marketing campaign also claims product can prevent ebola spread

2/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Ohio healthcare facility creates simulation room to train for violence


Studies show that healthcare workers are four times more likely to be physically assaulted in the workplace than any other American worker

2/10/2020 12:00:00 PM

FDA issues cybersecurity warning for GE medical equipment


The machines are used for monitoring blood pressure, heart rate, temperature and patient status

2/10/2020 11:00:00 AM

VA hospitals installing safety features after suicides


Since 2018, 49 veterans have killed themselves on the grounds of VA medical facilities

2/10/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing the hospital of the future


Mock-ups of Minnesota hospital help hospital staff create efficient, effective space

2/10/2020 8:00:00 AM

Divine Savior Healthcare joins Aspirus


2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Advises on Measures to Reduce Environmental Transmission of Coronavirus


2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

First Primary Heart Attack Center Certified in Time for American Heart Month


2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Easter Lift Truck Co., Inc. and Polaris Announce New Agreement


2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

AeroAggregates of North America Closes on $24 million Growth Equity Investment to Fund Expansion


2/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

China's new coronavirus hospital taking first patients


Hospital was built in 10 days

2/7/2020 3:00:00 PM

US hospitals are preparing for coronavirus outbreak


Healthcare facilities are being told to limit the number of patients they treat, but also be prepared to react if the cases spike

2/7/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Managed IT services for healthcare: Spending the IT budget wisely, while maximizing ROI


The convergence of telecom, security and data solutions makes network integration, proactive security monitoring and transparent pricing key priorities for IT investments

2/7/2020 12:00:00 PM

Using panic hardware can be a challenge for healthcare facilities


Panic hardware is a popular exit device used to provide quick egress

2/7/2020 11:00:00 AM

Milwaukee-area outpatient center designed for calm, convenience


Aurora Health Center 84South emphasizes calm, soothing environments that promote health and well-being with a retail-inspired main entry, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable


Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

2/7/2020 8:00:00 AM

Aspirus to Host Multiple Job Fairs


2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

IREM Joins CCIM Institute to Combat Coronavirus


2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Nation's First Comprehensive Burn Center Celebrates its 50th Anniversary as Part of Burn Awareness Week Awareness


2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Southwest Alliance for Excellence Honored Nathan Adelson Hospice with an Achievement Award for Excellence


2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Laurel Brook Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Named One of New Jersey’s 'Best Nursing Homes 2020'


2/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Flu virus has killed 10,000 so far this season


Flu activity continued to rise in the week ending Jan. 25

2/6/2020 3:00:00 PM

New York prepares for possible coronavirus


New York City officials say they’re working under the assumption cases will pop up here in the area

2/6/2020 2:00:00 PM

Past experience with MERS, Ebola can help prep for coronavirus


Hospital personnel should observe standard, contact and airborne precautions

2/6/2020 12:00:00 PM

Hospital exec goes from housekeeping to vice president


V.P. of nursing at Mo. hospital started as cleaner

2/6/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

HVAC, lighting upgrades help facility save money


Changes support user needs and cut energy costs

2/6/2020 8:00:00 AM

New Poll Finds 79% of Americans Say a Foul Odor at a Restaurant Would Negatively Impact their Perception of the Business


2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Orion Secures $4.8 Million in Initial Contracts for Custom LED Lighting Fixtures and Integrated Controls


2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Shows Appreciation of School Custodians During Nationwide Contest


2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Opto 22 Takes 2020 Engineers’ Choice Award for the Edge Controller Category


2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Global Study Highlights Impact of Water Access on Employee Wellbeing


2/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

CDC working to expanding coronavirus testing capabilities


The US has at least 11 confirmed cases as of Feb. 3

2/5/2020 3:00:00 PM

Real-time location systems can reduce hospital infections


Ensuring that healthcare workers always clean their hands before interacting with a patient is key

2/5/2020 2:00:00 PM

Calif. hospital testing drone delivery of genomic samples


The drone program could potentially shorten the time between when a genomic sample is taken and when test results are returned

2/5/2020 12:00:00 PM

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire damper testing in surgery centers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire damper testing in surgery centers

2/5/2020 10:00:00 AM

Worry about flu, not coronavirus, Va. doctor says


Since the start of the flu season, the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke has treated about 2,170 patients with influenza

2/5/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for healthcare facility staff satisfaction


While healthcare facilities are designed to support patient well-being, they can be unsupportive when it comes to caring for the needs of the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/5/2020 8:00:00 AM

Aircuity Celebrates 20 Years


2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Casa Colina Hospital Receives Five-star Overall Hospital Rating from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services


2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Releases Pandemic Response Training Course to Prepare Facilities for the Coronavirus Outbreak


2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service Qualifies for Hygienically Clean Healthcare Recertification


2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Named among “2019-’20 Best Nursing Homes for Short-Term Rehabilitation”


2/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

How can China build a hospital for coronavirus so quickly?


Staff hoped hospital will be completed within six days

2/4/2020 3:00:00 PM

Are U.S. hospitals ready for the corona virus?


Federal officials say they are monitoring the virus

2/4/2020 2:00:00 PM

Seattle hospital hired security guards with body cameras for strike


The strike of SEIU Healthcare 1199NW members began on Jan. 28

2/4/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital in Baton Rouge was designed to engage young patients


The new hospital includes indoor and outdoor environments for patients and siblings to unwind, explore and play, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/4/2020 11:00:00 AM

Aspirus Stevens Point Campus Expands to Offer Hospital Care


2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tryko Acquires Oak Ridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Wayne, N.J.


2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Acquires Medical Office Building in Lexington, Kentucky


2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

FGIA Releases New Document for Determining THERM Finite Element Modeling Surface Temperatures


2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Recognizes ICD Building Automation as a 2020 Diamond Distributor


2/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency


The coronavirus has infected more people than the 2003 SARS epidemic

2/3/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC: Flu cases at 15 million


Flu activity up after two weeks of decline

2/3/2020 2:00:00 PM

First person-to-person transmission of coronavirus virus in the US confirmed


The husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected

2/3/2020 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare providers urged to have a 'high index of suspicion' when screening for coronavirus


At least five cases of the coronavirus have been detected in the U.S.

2/3/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

California facility shut down by water main break


Kaiser Permanente Woodland Hills Medical Center was expected to be without running water for a week

2/3/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

The value of daylighting, even with LEDs


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

2/3/2020 8:00:00 AM

ISSA Acquires INCLEAN Brand and Full Ownership of ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo


2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cerner Named Best in Client Service and Technical


2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Concern About Contracting Flu Hits All-time High


Colorado Legislature passed a law stating that by May 1, 2021, healthcare facilities in the state must implement policies to prevent human exposure to surgical smoke

2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Zurn Acquires Just Manufacturing


2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Orion Secures $18-20 Million Commitment to Expand Turnkey LED Lighting Installation Project


2/3/2020 12:00:00 AM



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