March 2020 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



CDC says expired equipment from stockpile OK


The Strategic National Stockpile is a supply of lifesaving drugs and medical supplies

3/31/2020 3:00:00 PM

Javits Center, other facilities temporary hospital sites in NYC


Center will have a total of 2,000 temporary hospital beds

3/31/2020 2:00:00 PM

Navy hospital ship sails to Los Angeles to help with hospital crunch


The former oil supertanker won’t take coronavirus patients

3/31/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Coronavirus’s impact on healthcare IT: Supporting real-time needs of hospitals in crisis


Part 1: Navigating device management and redistribution

3/31/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Unlocking the smart hospital: Top tips for a successful digital transformation


Hospital leaders can streamline workflow for staff while delivering an elevated patient experience

3/31/2020 9:00:00 AM

First Commercial Laboratory in South Carolina Validated for COVID-19 Testing


3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Responds to COVID-19 With Free Visualization Tool to Help Coordinators on the Front Lines


3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Zurn Pledges $1 Million of Hygienic Product to Healthcare Facilities in Fight Against COVID-19


3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Data Revolution in the Medical Sector to Fuel Growth in its Use of Data Visualization Tools


3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Crafted to Serve: Mannington Commercial Resilient Sheet Used in FEMA and Other Temporary Healthcare Facilities


3/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Health systems urged to be ready for 15 or 20 percent of staff to have own coronavirus issues


Colorado plans to bring in contract nurses from out of state as well as medical students and professionals

3/30/2020 2:00:00 PM

Illinois lawmakers working to curb Legionnaires’ Disease


New bill focuses on water quality, distribution

3/30/2020 12:00:00 PM

A rural hospital's ‘improvises’ during coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus pandemic presents significant challenges for rural hospitals

3/30/2020 11:00:00 AM

New Pa. healthcare facility to include energy-saving power plant


Allegheny Health Network Wexford Hospital will have a natural gas-fired, two-story power plant

3/30/2020 9:00:00 AM

Three coronavirus questions hospital asks before allowing entry into buildings


The questions were suggested by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3/30/2020 8:00:00 AM

Code Corporation Software Update Provides Remote Access to Barcode Readers in Hectic Healthcare Environments


3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

HOSPECO’s Complete No-Touch Restroom


3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fruit Street Health Announces Expanded Availability of Its Turnkey Telemedicine Platform for Healthcare Providers


3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bridge Connectors Offering Integration Services to COVID-19 Responders


3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fil Doux Textiles Introduces Pro-Tech Plus For Otratex


3/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

CDC estimates 38 million sickened by flu


This season the flu has caused 23,000 deaths

3/27/2020 3:00:00 PM

Michigan healthcare facilities vary in coronavirus screening protocols


Hospitals are implementing state coronavirus restrictions

3/27/2020 2:00:00 PM

Hospital ready with mobile hazmat tent if needed for coronavirus


Tent could be used to safely move a coronavirus patient into the hospital without putting anyone else at risk

3/27/2020 12:00:00 PM

Newsweek names 10 best hospitals in the world


The Mayo Clinic topped the list

3/27/2020 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities managers have a new charter: Creating an exceptional employee experience


Trends driving the evolving role of facilities managers as strategic experience design leaders

3/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Biometrics, smartphones poised to replace key cards


Key cards can be expensive and technologically obsolete

3/27/2020 8:00:00 AM

Envision Healthcare Patients Will Receive Coronavirus Care without Unexpected Costs


3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

AMC Health is Connecting and Protecting Families and Communities in the Fight Against Coronavirus


3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Harbor Freight Donating Personal Protective Equipment Items


3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Orbita Releases No-Cost COVID-19 Chatbot; Enables Immediate Integration of Q&A and Screening Tools into Existing Websites


3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

EQ2’s HEMS CMMS Software Installed in all Los Angeles County Hospitals and Health Centers


3/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Washington hospital workers make masks from office supplies


Workers are dealing with a severe shortage of equipment

3/26/2020 3:00:00 PM

Some hospitals need emergency stocks for coronavirus


Hospitals in that situation can contact their local county health department or EMS agency

3/26/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Protecting healthcare workers with location technology


Badges can be a life-saving tool for employees under duress

3/26/2020 11:00:00 AM

Flood waters swamp Jakarta hospital


Medical equipment may have been damaged

3/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Monitoring HVAC levels in sterile processing areas


HVAC must be addressed in compliance with current standards

3/26/2020 8:00:00 AM

Medzone To Release Hand-Sanitizers With Proceeds Donated to World Health Organization


3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Gruveo Launches New Measure to Help Businesses and Organizations During COVID-19 Pandemic


3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Orbita Releases New No-Cost COVID-19 Chatbot


3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Linen and Uniform Services Recognized as Essential Services in Battle with COVID-19


3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

DC Creative Agency Offers Virtual Solutions for Meetings Canceled by COVID 19


3/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Keeping hospital ice machines safe from coronavirus


Following proper ice handling procedures is one more way to stop the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19

3/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Healthcare security: Why developing a drone use policy is essential


A policy governing who can use, who can approve, when and where they can be used should be developed

3/25/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Inactive leaf closer


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for inactive leaf closer

3/25/2020 10:00:00 AM

As coronavirus spreads, hospitals deal with shortages


There are approximately 95,000 intensive care beds in the country

3/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

Smart bed helps prevent falls and improve safety


The new beds have safety features, such as a motion-activated night light and can connect with the hospital’s call system

3/25/2020 8:00:00 AM

MyTelemedicine Launches Coronavirus Covid-19 Self-Assessment Tool


3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

MobileSmith Health Supports Hospital Response to COVID-19 through Launch of Mobile Apps


3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

New FDA-Approved Antimicrobial Shield Kills 99.99% of Pathogens; Lasts a Year


3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sensely Launches COVID-19 Solutions Around the World


3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Digital Healthcare Firm Offers Doctors Free Webinar on Using Facebook, Smartphones for Telehealth During Coronavirus Crisis


3/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

‘Airborne precautions’ eyed for healthcare staffs after study shows coronavirus can survive in air


Scientists are looking at how humidity, temperature and ultraviolet lighting affects the disease

3/24/2020 3:00:00 PM

Maryland hospitals setting up ‘triage tents’ to assess coronavirus patients


Some hospitals might also use the tents to triage those experiencing noncoronavirus-related symptoms

3/24/2020 2:00:00 PM

More hospitals asked to share data about protective gear inventories


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is working on a system that would track the inventory across the U.S.

3/24/2020 12:00:00 PM

10 strategies for planning a successful construction project


Successful construction projects require effective preplanning, oversight, cooperation and anticipating problems and managing them before they become delays, failures and catastrophes

3/24/2020 11:00:00 AM

People are stealing masks and other sterile supplies from hospitals


US officials have estimated the country only has about 1% of the masks needed for healthcare professionals

3/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

EHR browser extension: Essential tool for optimizing value-based care initiatives


The goal is to aggregate data from every possible source to illustrate the patient’s health status

3/24/2020 8:00:00 AM

HealthCare Partners Nevada Aims to Save Lives with Nation’s First Coronavirus/COVID-19 Downloadable Home Health Monitoring Application


3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Novel Coronavirus Presents Unique Challenges for Hospital Staff and Patients in Isolation


3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

MDFlow and QMC Cares Team Up To Deliver Patient Hospital Encounter Notifications for Elderly Patients with Chronic Health Conditions during COVID 19 Outbreak


3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

m.Care Virtual Care Platform Now Supports COVID-19 Patient Monitoring


3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cuomo calls for construction of field hospitals


The N.Y. governor said it is only a matter of time before ICU beds fill up

3/23/2020 3:00:00 PM

Utah hospital sets up negative pressure tents for coronavirus


The tents are completely self-sustaining

3/23/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog

What hospitals need to do to prepare and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak


The spike in U.S. cases and daily reports of medical personnel exposure, is that hospital preparedness is critical to avoid a disaster

3/23/2020 12:00:00 PM

U.S. hospitals may face severe PPE shortage


Survey suggests there may be a three-fold increase in demand for N95 masks

3/23/2020 11:00:00 AM

V.A. preps to support healthcare system during coronavirus


Agency is legally designated as nation’s backup health system

3/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

Dentulu Teledentistry Helping In The Battle Against Coronavirus


3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

eVisit Commits Telehealth Expertise, Technology to Fight Against COVID-19


3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Research Finds COVID-19 Also Spread by Fecal-Oral Route


3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hospice Care Expands in Naples, Fla.


3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

mConsent Introduces Digital Forms as Precautionary Step to Avoid Coronavirus Spread Among Healthcare Settings


3/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Study: Hospitals will run out of beds if coronavirus cases spike


No state will have enough room for novel coronavirus patients if the surge in severe cases here mirrors that in other countries

3/20/2020 3:00:00 PM

U.S. healthcare facilities offer different pictures of coronavirus preparedness


Some believe their health systems are equipped, others aren't sure

3/20/2020 2:00:00 PM

What hospitals are telling workers about coronavirus


Healthcare providers urged to take 'conservative approach'

3/20/2020 12:00:00 PM

Case study /Focus: HVAC

Essential HVAC craftsmanship in healthcare


The North Tower Project at INOVA Loudoun Hospital

3/20/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog

The challenge of mold in modern hospitals and healthcare facilities


Not only does mold cause structural damage to the facility costing them money and potential lost revenue, mold has been directly attributed to healthcare associated infections

3/20/2020 9:00:00 AM

Researchers At UC San Diego Evaluating Potential 'One-Hour' COVID-19 Diagnostic Test Developed By Irvine-Based Innovator Fluxergy


3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

TeleRay Telemedicine Solution Can Be Implemented in a Single Day


3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Checkster Offers Free Reference Checking to Organizations on the Coronavirus Front Lines


3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Array Advisors’ Model Validates Fears of ICU Bed Shortage Due to Coronavirus Pandemic


3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems Publishes Free White Paper on Cleaning during Coronavirus Pandemic


3/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Many highly rated nursing homes have infection-control lapses


Sixty-one percent of nursing homes were cited for one or more infection-control deficiencies in the past few years

3/19/2020 3:00:00 PM

California lawmakers trying to block hospital closure amid coronavirus spread


Seton Medical Center in Daly City was due to close as soon as this month

3/19/2020 2:00:00 PM

Florida man sets hospital bed on fire to get nurse’s attention


The man tried to flee the hospital after setting the fire

3/19/2020 12:00:00 PM

Ohio children's behavioral health facility designed for safety without intimidation


Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus built its own beds and asked suppliers for custom modifications

3/19/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Best practices to keep networks secure


Securing healthcare facilities against cyberattacks has become increasingly complicated

3/19/2020 9:00:00 AM

10 strategies for planning a successful construction project


Successful projects require effective preplanning, oversight, cooperation and anticipating problems

3/19/2020 8:00:00 AM

Free Telemedicine Platform to Combat COVID-19 From Bluestream Health


3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bradley Corporation Shares Hand Washing Habits Across the United States


3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Announces Top 10 Finalists in Seventh-Annual Nationwide Custodian of the Year Contest


3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

RingMD Offering Telemedicine Platform for Free to Help Support Responsiveness to Global COVID-19 Pandemic


3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Boston hospital braces for pandemic with warehouse of emergency supplies


Massachusetts General Hospital's facility contains stockpiles of critical items

3/18/2020 3:00:00 PM

Nurses beg for protective gear and better planning amid coronavirus


Nurses in Washington State and California said they have had to beg for N95 masks

3/18/2020 2:00:00 PM

Good design can reduce stress of visiting the hospital


Thoughtful wayfinding helps people feel more comfortable

3/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Ceiling tile replacement


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for ceiling tile replacement

3/18/2020 10:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Take the chill off! Ensuring comfortable conditions in workspaces


Electric heat can be a comfort solution no matter the temperature

3/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare


Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors

3/18/2020 8:00:00 AM

Rancho Milagro Recovery Expands Services to Military Families with New TRICARE Approval


3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Floor Care in the Age of Coronavirus


3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

TempTraq Ready to Support Remote Temperature Monitoring of Coronavirus Patients


3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services is Helping U.S. Hospitals Educate Patients and Visitors about COVID-19


3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

The HealthCare Executive Group Releases 2020 HCEG Top 10 Infographic


3/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronavirus preparedness planning for senior living communities


Prepare by keeping up with current events and be ready to implement additional recommendations as they become available

3/17/2020 3:00:00 PM

Nursing homes urged to be extra vigilant on coronavirus


The novel coronavirus that originated is highly transmissible in ways scientists yet don’t fully understand

3/17/2020 2:00:00 PM

Some Amazon sellers accused of price gouging hand sanitizers


Amazon has about 5 million sellers on its site, and 50 percent of its sales are by third-party sellers

3/17/2020 12:00:00 PM

Occupational groups that are at high risk for coronavirus


Healthcare workers have a high risk of contracting coronavirus

3/17/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study finds bacteria in ancient Irish soil stops growth of superbugs


Happy St. Patrick's Day!

3/17/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Maximizing healthcare facility HVAC system output


HVAC optimization involves automatically controlling HVAC systems to deliver work at energy-efficient levels

3/17/2020 8:00:00 AM

Keep Carpet Clean with Best Practices from Whittaker


3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

A Silver Bullet Against Germs


3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Eliminating Onsite Monitoring Visits in Clinical Studies; MANA RBM Has the Immediate Remote Risk Based Monitoring Solution


3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

ALM Coronavirus Statement and Resources for Healthcare Laundries and Their Customers


3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Avetta Offers Tips for Executives to Protect Supply Chains from Coronavirus or any Crisis


3/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

CMS: Main survey focus will be on infection control preparedness


The shift lets inspectors to focus on the spread of the coronavirus disease

3/16/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Balancing security and comfort


Healthcare facilities must ensure safety while maintaining a focus on healing

3/16/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog: Why hospitals and nursing homes are likely coronavirus epicenters


Officials should focus on getting nursing homes ready

3/16/2020 12:00:00 PM

Florida man can’t bring life-size Trump cutout to dialysis center because of safety, infection control


The man spends about three and a half hours a day, three days a week undergoing dialysis

3/16/2020 11:00:00 AM

Hybrid UV lighting systems evaluated


Eight-hour exposures on counter surfaces were effective for suppressing pathogens

3/16/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Inspection, testing and maintenance of door hardware key to security plan


By paying closer attention to the maintenance and performance of doors, hinges, closers, and fire-exit hardware, managers can help improve the safety and security of their facilities

3/16/2020 8:00:00 AM

SiriusXM's Doctor Radio and NYU Langone Health Launch 24/7 Public Service Channel and Phone Line for Coronavirus Information


3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Workers Say Hospitals Must Collaborate with Them to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus Among Patients, Workers


3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Orion LED Lighting System Technologies Fight Bacteria, Fungus, Mold & Mildew in Healthcare & Other High-Traffic Facilities


3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Report Provides Road Map to Help Improve Response to Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks and Conserve Water


3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Completes Auditorium, Conference Space at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s Hospital


3/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

100+ disinfectants that may kill coronavirus on surfaces


Tests have yet to be completed that confirmed the disinfectants are able to kill this virus

3/13/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Telemedicine plays key role in battle against spread of coronavirus


Part of the demand for ID telehealth is the dearth of specialists in areas other than heavily populated urban centers.

3/13/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

U.S. hospital with coronavirus patients share lessons


Patients are being treated in isolation rooms

3/13/2020 12:00:00 PM

Infection control violations may suggest many hospitals not ready for coronavirus


An outbreak would demand peak performance

3/13/2020 11:00:00 AM

Green building in 2020 - what you need to know


Four main areas — sustainability, resilience, health and wellness, and value for investors — will be trending in 2020

3/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Updating a healthcare facility ventilation system


For hospital administrators, proper infection control is an important task

3/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

Hoffer Plastics Announces New Status as MedAccred Certified Injection Molder


3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

BSR/IICRC S220 New Draft Standard Available for Public Review


3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

HealthSignals Announces 12 Months of Maintenance and Monitoring to New Subscribers in Response to Impending COVID-19 Spread


3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare From Anywhere: Groundbreaking Study Looks at the Impact of Telehealth in Rural America


3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Rochester RHIO Turns to eHealth Technologies to Deliver Solutions for 3D Image Sharing


3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronavirus evacuees monitored at Texas Center for Infectious Disease


Facility’s primary function is to treat tuberculosis patients

3/12/2020 3:00:00 PM

Seattle nursing home coronavirus outbreak spotlights elder care risk


Age and close living conditions can increase danger

3/12/2020 2:00:00 PM

Australia's first hospital built with liquor profits


The project was paid for by the sale of rum

3/12/2020 12:00:00 PM

N.Y. hospital reduce C. diff rates with process changes


Changes include enhanced monitoring for room turnovers

3/12/2020 9:00:00 AM

The Arbor Day Foundation Recognizes Inaugural Class of Tree Campus Healthcare Facilities


3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Regular End-to-End Testing, Effective Employee Training Cited As Key Measures to Maintaining Sanitary Laundry


3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Survey Shows Majority of Americans Value Workplace Restroom Care


3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Powered by PlateSmart Earns Recognition in Video Analytics Category


3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Announces Cancellation of 2020 PDC Summit


3/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

CDC estimates flu deaths at 20,000 this season


This season the flu has caused 34 million illnesses

3/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

Design and maintenance key to avoiding mold in healthcare facilities


Candida auris is now one of the world’s most feared microbes in healthcare settings

3/11/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

La. woman’s hospital increasing security due to increased violence


The hospital also conducting employee training and implementing a lockdown system for patient care areas

3/11/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Documentation of life safety assessment


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for documentation of life safety assessment

3/11/2020 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Calif. children’s hospital increases security after shooting threat


A staffer’s allegedly threatened to carry out a shooting rampage

3/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Goodway Technologies Encourages Facilities to Focus on Cooling Tower Health in 2020


3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Drone delivery is critical to pandemic management


3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Free whitepaper: Dealing With Coronavirus (COVID-19) as a Facility Manager


3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Safe Cleaning and Disinfection for COVID-19 Infections: How Hospitals Can Ensure They Are Equipped


3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Lyft and Unite Us Team Up to Reduce Transportation Barriers and Improve Access to Health and Social Care


3/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare workers question safety measures while prepping for coronavirus


Some say the medical community wasn't fully prepared for previous viruses, like SARS and Ebola — and they're concerned that lessons learned are not being applied

3/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

Judge orders release of Seattle Children's mold records


The judge scolded Public Health of Seattle & King County for staying silent for so long in a case that has been in court for several months

3/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Prevention beyond PPE – The Importance of environmental hygiene to prevent spread of illnesses


There are several products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogen claims that are available for surface disinfection against SARS-CoV-2

3/10/2020 12:00:00 PM

How are hospitals screening for the coronavirus?


Healthcare facilities are stepping up screening efforts

3/10/2020 11:00:00 AM

Seattle Homeland Security facility shuts down over coronavirus fears


An employee there may be infected with coronavirus

3/10/2020 9:00:00 AM

Anxiety grows as N.Y prepares for epidemic


No confirmed cases have appeared in N.Y., but officials have begun to prepare for the possibility

3/10/2020 8:00:00 AM

The First Open Application Store for Security Cameras to be Launched by Security and Safety Things at ISC West 2020


3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Espen Technology Earns Sapphire Award Finalist For versaDim RF


3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pivot3 Achieves Common Criteria Certification to Support Expanding Edge Computing Use Cases in Government and Enterprise Markets


3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls releases HD Video Encoder for Seamless Analog and IP Integration


3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

WilsonPro Announces Pre-orders for Its First 5G-specific Cellular Amplifier, the Pro 710i


3/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Quarantines were almost obsolete, but facilities are now needed


Governments are trying to find somewhere to put coronavirus patients

3/9/2020 3:00:00 PM

U.S. healthcare facilities short on face masks


Many of the protective face masks used in the U.S. are manufactured in China

3/9/2020 2:00:00 PM

Opinion: How to confront coronavirus


Protection equipment needs to be produced

3/9/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Technology

Digital certificates play key role in healthcare industry


Initiatives aimed at standardizing use of trusted identities

3/9/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Shooting victim found with gun in Minneapolis hospital


Nurse says there's nothing to stop guns from getting in

3/9/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Technology that detects falls helps shown to reduce ED services


Reviewing videos helps caregivers determine causes of falls

3/9/2020 8:00:00 AM

Stance Healthcare Launches Huxley Lounge Seating Collection


3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell launches first autonomous building technology


3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Poll Shows Consumers are Confused About Fuel Product Offerings


3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

US LED Launches Light Now Lighting as a Service Program


3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Acquires Focal Point to Strengthen Portfolio and Leadership in Architectural Lighting


3/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

U.S. coronavirus death toll hits 11


California declares state of emergency

3/6/2020 3:00:00 PM

Humidifier linked to deadly mold issue at Seattle Children's


The humidifier had was not used for a decade

3/6/2020 12:00:00 PM

Integrated, bundled approach can fight HAIs


Infection control specialists must know how to design and implement an effective infection prevention program

3/6/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Indoor cellular coverage got you down? There’s a treatment for that.


Many healthcare facilities have unique construction that needs to be considered when evaluating indoor cellular coverage solutions

3/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

HVAC experts suggest natural ventilation be allowed in most spaces outside of operating rooms


Natural ventilation is defined as the transport of fresh air through non-mechanical means, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/6/2020 8:00:00 AM

Veolia to deliver 20-year EPC at Rotherham Hospital


3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

BJC Healthcare Improves Formulary Compliance and Increases Contract Utilization


3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE Resources Available to Address COVID-19 Concerns


3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Central Florida Provider Practices Dramatically Improve Care Team Collaboration & Reduce Physician Burnout with Andor Health


3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute at Long Beach Medical Center Enrolls First Successful Patient


3/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

County declares emergency after a ninth death was reported in Washington state


King County is purchasing a motel to house coronavirus patients. Washington's death toll is now 10.

3/5/2020 3:00:00 PM

Federal government says it won’t put coronavirus patients in Costa Mesa


The patients have been quarantined at Travis Air Force Base in Northern California

3/5/2020 2:00:00 PM

Water leak stops inpatient services at Wyoming hospital


A leaking hydronic heating system has caused severe water damage on multiple floors throughout the hospital

3/5/2020 12:00:00 PM

Carpenters learning to create infection-free hospital construction zones


Carpenters trained in infection-control practices by union

3/5/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Amazon's virtual medical clinic is 'open' for Seattle employees


The app provides virtual medical consultations, as well as a way to schedule a follow-up visit from a health professional

3/5/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer


The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras

3/5/2020 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls announces North American Rooftop Unit Roadshow


3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

BJC Healthcare Improves Formulary Compliance and Increases Contract Utilization


3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Gravyty and Accordant Announce Strategic Partnership to Transform Health Care Philanthropy with Artificial Intelligence


3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ashwood Recovery Opens Mental Health Program for Adolescents


3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

77% of Americans Prefer to Purchase from Brands that Fight Global Warming


3/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Increased healthcare facility sanitation practices may not stop C. difficile spread


Research stresses C. Diff is not just a hospital problem

3/4/2020 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals urged to do these four things to prepare for a pandemic


Healthcare facilities should review pandemic and surge plans

3/4/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Misconfiguration main cause of healthcare breaches


Misconfiguration due to human error in cloud infrastructures increased by 424 percent

3/4/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Smoke barrier between two different occupancies


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for smoke barrier between two different occupancies

3/4/2020 10:00:00 AM

Florida nursing homes with serious violations could receive fewer inspections


Patient advocates say bills could be a threat to safety.

3/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Three-Step Program Increases Patient Activation and Engagement in Hospital Fall Prevention Efforts


3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

ibml Unveils World’s Fastest, Ultra-High-Volume, Intelligent Scanner


3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Garland to Celebrate Milestone 125th Anniversary in 2020


3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Everyware To Showcase its Healthcare Compliant Payment Solution at the Next HIMSS


3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

GE Healthcare Unveils Medical Device Cybersecurity Offering for Hospitals


3/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Second U.S. coronavirus-related death reported in Washington state


The total number of individuals who have tested positive for coronavirus in the area has risen to 10

3/3/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC confirms first U.S. coronavirus case of unknown origin


The infected individual had no known exposure to the virus through travel or close contact with a known infected person

3/3/2020 2:00:00 PM

Surveyors expected to stress longterm care facilities' infection control compliance amid coronavirus outbreak


Providers were encouraged to review information on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

3/3/2020 12:00:00 PM

Coronavirus outbreak should spark focus on infection control


It’s a good time to review transmission-based precautions

3/3/2020 11:00:00 AM

U.S. passengers cruise ship who tested positive for the coronavirus going to Alabama facility


Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston is a FEMA training facility

3/3/2020 9:00:00 AM

Pfannenberg USA Introduces Pfannenberg’s Kinetic System Series Air to Air Heat Exchangers


3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Baxter Medical Center Receives Incentives From Black Hills Energy, Includes Reusable Insulation Project


3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tryko Partners Acquires Three Skilled Nursing Facilities in Virginia


3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Industry Grows to More than 9,000 Centers Nationwide


3/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bed bugs found in Toledo adult care facilities


State reports show the bugs infested every bedroom of one facility

3/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

Patient 'edutainment' systems evolving to better serve patients and staff


Having tools to manage their experience can be empowering for patients

3/2/2020 12:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital plans $77.6 million expansion


Northwestern Memorial Hospital is seeking approval from the state for a $77.6 million expansion

3/2/2020 11:00:00 AM

Design strategies can improve mental healthcare facilities


With staff input, architects can better understand the patient experience and create spatial solutions that improve it

3/2/2020 10:00:00 AM

Malware disables Boston Children’s Hospital facilities systems


The main hospital system was not impacted

3/2/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Workplace violence training program focuses on healthcare settings


Program focuses on de-escalation and addressing four stages of crises

3/2/2020 8:00:00 AM

Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center Now Open


3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Serinus Health Will Unveil Unique Suite of Patient Centric Services at HIMSS 2020


3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Study Explains Why Sales are Increasing for Waterless Urinals


3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

eLumigen Wins Sapphire Award For Rough Service LED A-lamps


3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Crest Healthcare Partners with Paladin Healthcare


3/2/2020 12:00:00 AM



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