May 2020 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Infection Control

Creating an N95 mask disinfection facility for less Than $15,000


Health system is offering a free instruction manual

5/29/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare cook stitches masks for customers at Pittsburgh hospital during pandemic


Her design includes pockets!

5/29/2020 2:00:00 PM

ASHE offers guidance for COVID recovery


The pandemic’s impact on the physical environment has offered challenges and lessons

5/29/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Houston hospital installs touchless temperature cameras


The cameras can scan whoever crosses their path, alerting users instantly if an elevated temperature is present

5/29/2020 11:00:00 AM

Becker's names 100 great hospitals in America for 2020


The hospitals were selected for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2019-20 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals

5/29/2020 9:00:00 AM

Covid-19 Crisis Triage--Optimizing Health Outcomes and Disability Rights


5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Datica Fast Tracks VigiLanz COVID Quick Start Implementations – Free for Six Months


5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

NeoSan Labs Added to US EPA List N for Use Against COVID-19


5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Faurecia Selects Schneider Electric to Support its Commitment Toward CO2 Neutrality


5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

From Zero Waste to Zero Spread: Zabble Deploys Suite of Free Tools and Resources to Stop COVID-19 Spread from Hospitals and Essential Businesses


5/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

A million N95 masks is not what it used to be


In normal, pre-Covid-19 times, that would be a large supply. Now, not so much.

5/28/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Aspergillus mold discovered again at Seattle Children’s hospital


The hospital has had mold issues for nearly 20 years and has been linked to seven deaths

5/28/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Mattresses choices can help with COVID-19 infection control


Many healthcare facilities use porous mattresses that may allow the virus to enter the medium and contaminate them

5/28/2020 12:00:00 PM

Resiliency can assure a safe environment of care


Energy resiliency remains the key factor in maintaining normal operations

5/28/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaning for healthy workplaces during pandemic


Focus on cleaning and disinfecting common areas where staff and others providing services might come into contact with ill persons

5/28/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Equipment and environment need infection control attention


Coronavirus can remain on surfaces long after a patient infects a certain area or item

5/28/2020 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Shares Alignment of Standards with New Industry Recommendations for Infection Prevention When Performing Necessary Surgeries


5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coviant Software Providing Healthcare and Government Organizations with Free File Transfer Software


5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Custom Building Products recently secured GREENGUARD Gold Certification


5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cerner Provides Access to De-Identified Patient Data for COVID-19 Research and Vaccine Development


5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

MetricStream Releases its COVID-19 Solution to Help Businesses Plan, Act and Adapt at High Velocity to Stay Resilient


5/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Lessons From South Korea on the role of infection control in flattening the curve


South Korea has incorporated hospital infection control as a core component of its national COVID-19 containment strategy

5/27/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Combining union and open-shop labor for healthcare commissioning projects


The open-shop model is one that can continue to benefit the healthcare construction industry navigate regulatory and technology-driven hurdles

5/27/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog

What labs can teach us about safely returning to offices


Research has shown that buildings with poor indoor air quality (inadequate ventilation, filtration or humidity control) can promote the spread of airborne bacterial or viral infections

5/27/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Four-foot wrap around for ABHR dispensers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for four-foot wrap around for ABHR dispensers

5/27/2020 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

CDC says COVID-19 does not easily spread from contaminated surfaces


But it appears that the virus can spread from people to animals

5/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

Visual Clinic’s Safe Visits Helps Medical Clinics Comply with New Post-COVID-19 Protocols


5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

LightFair Launches “LightFair Connect” Virtual Conference


5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Morse Watchmans Introduces Touchless and Anti-Microbial Coated Key Control Solutions


5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

ACHA Certified Designers Surveyed on COVID-19, Future of Health Facilities


5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

LeanTaaS Releases COVID-19 Backlog Recovery Calculator to Help Hospitals Prepare for Post-Surge Elective Surgeries


5/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

The CDC releases official reopening guidelines


Document came about two weeks after the White House reportedly tabled the guidelines

5/26/2020 3:00:00 PM

N.C.’s pandemic medical shelter to go dormant but won’t be dismantled


The shelter can be made ready to take patients within four or five days

5/26/2020 2:00:00 PM

Infection prevention and control in the hospitals of Wuhan


Shelter hospitals have higher risks of nosocomial infection than general hospitals

5/26/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Sustainable hospital design reduces environmental impact while improving performance


By focusing on details such as building orientation, sustainably-sourced materials, better water systems, and increased daylighting, architects can design hospitals that are mindful of the environment

5/26/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

What Ghana has to teach US healthcare


The level of healthcare in Ghana is currently very low, whereas the level of healthcare in the U.S. is considerably higher, but they are facing the same concerns

5/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital cutting food waste and cost


Providence Health trimming unnecessary food expenditures

5/26/2020 8:00:00 AM

Espen Technology adds 10W, Type B, Emergency Driver to Extensive EM Solution Line


5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Intent Solutions Streamlines Data Transmission for Medication Dispensing System with AT&T LTE-M IoT Technology


5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Spry Therapeutics Announces Soft-Surface Filter Technology to Combat Healthcare Acquired Infections and Superbugs


5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

LiquidCool Solutions Partners with Norway’s Leader in Green Real Estate Technology


5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cloud-Based Parking Technology Company Receives Fund To Tap Into Real Estate Ecosystem


5/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals use online matchmakers to exchange supplies


Online platforms have emerged to match hospitals that need masks, gowns and ventilators with those that have extras

5/22/2020 3:00:00 PM

US says it won’t use Russian ventilators after deadly hospital fire


Russia stopped using them following a fire in a St. Petersburg hospital that killed five patients with Covid-19

5/22/2020 2:00:00 PM

Nursing home won't allow granny cam in resident's room


Family asking for camera during Covid lockdown

5/22/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital procedural change blamed for 6 nurses testing positive


Syracuse hospital told nurses it was no longer necessary to wear N95 masks and that surgical masks are enough

5/22/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Mastering the master planning process


Evolving market requires new master planning approaches

5/22/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Areas outside nursing home resident rooms key to infection control


Residents have frequent contact with staff and the environment outside of their rooms

5/22/2020 8:00:00 AM

Trusted Health and The Ohio State University College of Nursing Partner to Promote Mental and Emotional Health For Nurses


5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

EarthTronics Offers New TBEM10 Emergency Power Source Retrofit Solution for Emergency Egress Lighting Systems


5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

US LED Launches Fast Track – A New Way To Get Essential Lighting Solutions Delivered Fast


5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ética has Shifted Production to Fight Covid-19


5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

AdvaMed Joins AORN, AHA in Issuing 'Re-entry Guidance for Healthcare Facilities and Medical Device Representatives'


5/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Documenting pandemic poses safety challenge


Photographer is documenting the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of patients and staff

5/21/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

20 years of closing hospitals in N.Y. hampers capacity during pandemic


State and healthcare leaders eliminated 20,000 hospital beds over the past two decades

5/21/2020 2:00:00 PM

Illuminating the importance of emergency and exit lights


Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units

5/21/2020 11:00:00 AM

Effective surface preparation key to successful painting projects


Managers who understand the importance of ensuring that workers perform effective surface preparation are more likely to produce successful applications

5/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Technology can boost hand-hygiene compliance by 45%


The study, originally featured in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) stated that hand-hygiene compliance rates provided by the traditional direct observation method did not accurately reflect baseline rates.

5/21/2020 8:00:00 AM

OMI Deploys LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Among Its Disinfecting Services


5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems Releases Free Laundry White Paper on Proper Pathogen Removal


5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Western Specialty Contractors Performs Complete Façade Restoration of Historic Catholic Church


5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Federated Healthcare Supply Acquires Cole Medical


5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

North American Corporation and WAXIE Sanitary Supply Formalize Partnership with FEMSA


5/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ventilator examined after fires kill six in Russia


Some of the ventilators have been sent to the United States, though not used

5/20/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Florida strengthens COVID-19 testing in longterm care facilities


The orders require nursing homes and assisted-living facilities to allow the Florida Department of Health into their buildings for infection control and conducting COVID-19 testing

5/20/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Wisconsin nursing home took aggressive steps to halt coronavirus


Autumn Oaks Assisted Living in Slinger once faced four active cases of coronavirus

5/20/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire alarm strobes in offices


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire alarm strobes in offices

5/20/2020 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Infection Control

Impact of superbugs on infection control strategies


Currently, superbugs cause twice as many deaths in the U.S. as they did six years ago

5/20/2020 8:00:00 AM

A Mid-term COVID-19 Strategy for Northwell Health


5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Contec, Inc., Milliken Partner to Produce Sporicidin Brand Disinfectant qualified to Kill Coronavirus


5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cedar Valley Hospice Selects Curantis Solutions' Hospice & Palliative Care Software


5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fitango Health Launches an Innovative Solution to Help Rapidly Screen and Monitor for COVID-19


5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

LeanTaaS Releases COVID-19 Backlog Recovery Calculator to Help Hospitals Prepare for Post-Surge Elective Surgeries


5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Experts suggest public restrooms and offices should be re-engineered to control infections


Hand washing can be useless if people have to touch unclean surfaces

5/19/2020 3:00:00 PM

A New York hospital staff surprised with free vacations


Hyatt and American Airlines announced that the more than 4,000 hospital staff — including doctors, physician assistants, nurses and facilities and food service teams would be treated to trips

5/19/2020 2:00:00 PM

CMS draft guidelines for reopening nursing homes


Some industry officials and infection-control experts are worried that moving too fast could increase the risks

5/19/2020 12:00:00 PM

Six tactics for streamlining your operations amid COVID-19


One way to streamline your operations workflow is through organizing your preventive (PM) and corrective maintenance tasks

5/19/2020 11:00:00 AM

Early planning of fire safety systems can saves time, money


Fire suppression and alarm systems, fire protection water supply and life safety features should be planned for before construction begins

5/19/2020 9:00:00 AM

New Carrier OptiClean Negative Air Machine to Help Hospitals Slow Spread of COVID-19


5/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

MBranded Launches Full-Line of Safely6ft Social Distancing Products to Help Companies Restart Safely, Adapt to Changing Requirements


5/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Digital Defense, Inc. Offering $1 Million in Free Ransomware Vulnerability Assessments to Help Healthcare Organizations During Pandemic


5/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Robertson Marketing Launches SWAG-Aid Helping Fortune 500 Companies Procure Critical PPE Products and Donate Essential Supplie


5/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Contec, Inc., Milliken partner to produce Sporicidin brand disinfectant qualified to kill coronavirus


5/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospitals struggle to restart elective care after shutdowns


Reopening will be difficult with the threat of more infection

5/18/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Pa. had plan to protect nursing home during pandemic that was never fully implemented


A more limited effort wasn’t activated until mid-April, long after major outbreaks had already taken hold

5/18/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Nursing homes, veterans’ homes are Covid-19 hotspots


Long-term care facilities are the overlooked epicenters of the pandemic.

5/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Hospital ship stopped treating patients, but still in L.A. for support


Mercy hadn’t admitted new patients for treatment since April 30

5/18/2020 11:00:00 AM

Legionnaires' plan: Prevent, detect, treat


Legionnaires’ disease remains a top priority in effective plumbing and restroom maintenance

5/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Location technology: The next investment for healthcare


Location-based security technology is a win for both staff and patients

5/18/2020 8:00:00 AM

Tech Startup Airzai Pivots Production to Air and Hand Sanitizers


5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell AI-Driven Thermal Imager Detects Elevated Body Temperature, Helping To Keep People And Places Safe


5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Google Cloud and Coviant Software Work Together for Automating Healthcare Data Transfer and Processing


5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

Introducing WorkSafe: A Simple Way to Health Check Your Employees Before They Come to the Office


5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

SRI Ventures Spinoff Decoded Health Launches Telehealth App Powered by Explainable AI to COVID-19 Demand Surge


5/18/2020 12:00:00 AM

‘Recharge rooms’ give NYC healthcare workers space to rest


New York hospitals are trying to help frontline healthcare workers be ready to fight COVID-19

5/15/2020 3:00:00 PM

Environmental monitoring tracks temperature and humidity to maintain safety


Humidity levels play a role in the safe storage of vaccines, medications, blood and lab samples

5/15/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Long-term care facilities opening dedicated COVID-19 units


The COVID-only wings will be cordoned off from the rest of the facilities and have their own entrances and dedicated staff

5/15/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Pa. health official says state won’t supply protective equipment to hospitals that resume elective surgeries


The priority has shifted to nursing homes, where most of the state’s COVID-19 deaths have occurred

5/15/2020 9:00:00 AM

UArizona Health Sciences Awarded $1.35 Million in COVID-19 Relief Funds for Rural Hospitals in Arizona


5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Avery Dennison Partners with Global Safety First, LLC to Produce and Exclusively Distribute N95 Masks for Healthcare Professionals


5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aquicore Announces Free Access to Its Platform, Launches New COVID-19 Tracking/Reporting Features


5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

2019 John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced


5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

e4 Launches Six Healthcare 2.0 Solution 'Bots' to Support Hospitals Dealing with COVID-19 Business Impacts


5/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Feds consider relaxing infection control in U.S. nursing homes


The longterm care industry's residents and workers are currently overwhelmed by the coronavirus

5/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Many hospitals now sanitize and reuse masks


One agency of the federal government is allowing for 20 cycles of cleaning for a single mask. Another suggests three.

5/14/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

National Guard disinfects George hospitals


30 National Guardsmen recently sanitize the Phoebe Putney Hospital cancer center

5/14/2020 11:00:00 AM

Wealthy hospitals have a cushion to weather coronavirus crisis that safety-net facilities don’t


Cancellations of nonessential surgeries come with the coronavirus patients

5/14/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Hand-washing better at killing flu than sanitizer


Hand-washing is better even without soap

5/14/2020 8:00:00 AM

MuscleSound® Provides Free Technology to Hospitals Treating COVID-19 Patients


5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Protective Footwear for Healthcare Workers: Honeywell Servus Passes ASTM Viral Penetration Testing


5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Master Lock Announces Product Donation to Help Protect Frontline Healthcare, First Responder and Small Business Workers Amid Pandemic


5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

L-com Now Stocks RG178 Coaxial Cable Assemblies and Connectors


5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

SRI Ventures Spinoff Decoded Health Launches Telehealth App Powered by Explainable AI to COVID-19 Demand Surge


5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

‘Scandal’ cast donates meals to South Side Chicago hospital


Roseland Community Hospital’s food service department has been shut down since March

5/13/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

‘Tele-Triage’ models designed to keep patients and clinicians safe


Virtual care in emergency departments also can support security and workflow

5/13/2020 12:00:00 PM

Designers can create more healthcare spaces in hotels


Engineers, architects and other designers are working with healthcare experts on a range of efforts to help expand the nation’s supply of hospital beds

5/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Tech can help healthcare facilities guard against disaster


Keeping health IT systems up and running is critical

5/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

Aquicore Announces Free Access to Its Platform, Launches New COVID-19 Tracking/Reporting Features


5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Yamaha UC Helps Connect Assisted Living Facility Residents to Loved Ones


5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Leviton GreenMAX® DRC Room Control Systems Wins 2020 EC&M Product of the Year Award in the Lighting Controls Category


5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

AdvaMed Issues MedTech Compliance Guidance For COVID-19 Response


5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Temporary COVID Hospital from Convention Center in 15 days; Uses Rubber Flooring for Infection Control


5/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Field hospitals occupy flood zones despite warnings


E&E News identified 16 facilities in flood zones using FEMA online flood maps

5/12/2020 3:00:00 PM

Face masks and hand sanitizer stolen from Indiana hospital


Theft shows they’re now as sought-after as drugs

5/12/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

COVID-19 – Creating a rare convergence of market need and technology


A new technology can now be incorporated in a traditional LED panel fixture using nanometer materials for antiseptic and anti-virus air-cleaning

5/12/2020 12:00:00 PM

Project offers a look behind the curtain at WELL, Fitwel, and LEED


A recent project shows how sustainability and health and wellness complement each other

5/12/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Infection Control

Antibiotic resistant co-infections: A silent killer in COVID-19 patients


Hospitals are trying to keep pace with COVID-19 and the resulting drug-resistant secondary bacterial infections

5/12/2020 9:00:00 AM

Finding the right technology for your facility


How FMs choose and implement technology has a profound impact on the long-term operations of a building

5/12/2020 8:00:00 AM

MyTelemedicine Launches New Telehealth Virtual Care Platform Zeally


5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Provides No Cost Relaxation Videos for Hospitals to Ease Patient Stress During COVID-19 Crisis


5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hometown Health Selects Vital Data Technology's Affinitē Quality Solution for Year-Round Quality Improvement and HEDIS® Compliance


5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Leviton GreenMAX DRC Room Control Systems Wins 2020 EC&M Product of the Year Award in the Lighting Controls Category


5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Yamaha UC Helps Connect Assisted Living Facility Residents to Loved Ones


5/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says coronavirus may linger in the air in patient bathrooms, staff areas


Researchers also found the concentration of the virus' genetic material in isolation wards and ventilated patient rooms was very low

5/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study finds healthcare construction training is lacking


Only 52 percent of those surveyed said that owners of healthcare projects always or often required construction teams to receive training

5/11/2020 2:00:00 PM

Designing and operating secure emergency facilities


The first step is to conduct a realistic threat assessment

5/11/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Maintaining a sustainable future for your healthcare facility


It's not a 'step-one-and-done' process; the ROI can have everyone seeing green

5/11/2020 11:00:00 AM

Prioritize indoor environmental quality


Optimize the indoor environment while minimizing impact on the outdoor environment and global resources

5/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Honeywell Deploys Building Management System and Enhances Security System at New Alternative Care Facility at Miami Beach Convention Center


5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

D.C. National Guard Black Hawk Helicopters Deliver 250,000 Nufabrx PPE Masks Directly To First Responders


5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Uses Hilti Firestop Speed Sleeve to Run Ventilator Tubes and Cables Through Walls


5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Addresses N95 Respirator Decontamination


5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Aquicore Announces Free Access to Its Platform, Launches New COVID-19 Tracking/Reporting Features


5/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Texas hospital turns cafe into pop-up market for employees


Medical Health Center Health System facility’s café saw uptick in business

5/8/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Javits Center Hospital set to close


The federal facility at the Center treated just under 1,100 patients

5/8/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Advanced medical tents replace triage tents at Md. hospitals


The medical tents can be connected to the hospital’s electric power but also include a generator

5/8/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

New decontamination center in Los Angeles allows N95 masks to be reused 20 times


The cleaning chamber began operating in early May

5/8/2020 11:00:00 AM

Understand your electricity bill for better energy efficiency


Understanding bill’s variables can prevent surprises

5/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Infection control efforts start with EMS personnel


A study found that EMS practiced hand hygiene before patient contact in just 7 percent of assessments

5/8/2020 8:00:00 AM

Partnership Between Coviant Software and Maytech Broadens the Scope of Both Offerings


5/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

The University of Tennessee Medical Center Launches App to Help Patients Navigate Health System


5/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ascentis Launches Touch-free Time Clock toolkit with Temperature Scanning Capabilities


5/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

First Mats Launches Range of Social Distancing Products


5/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Can rice cookers decontaminate face masks?


Investigators found that the appliance can decontaminate cloth masks

5/7/2020 3:00:00 PM

Trade Press Launches fnPrime - New Membership Program to Provide Timely Content, Advice and Education to Profession


Membership program now available for facility professionals worldwide

5/7/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Successful technology selection and implementation


Separating shiny new gadgets from systems that deliver when selecting new technology

5/7/2020 12:00:00 PM

Leapfrog partners with Newsweek for new healthcare ratings series


The first series was published May 6

5/7/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Five important factors when designing for autism spectrum disorder in a pediatric environment


A strategic distribution of finishes combined with thoughtful approaches to lighting and acoustics can help a space feel comfortable, yet exciting

5/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

Lake Effect Medical Unveils Specially Treated Microbe Safety Masks and Safety Pak Kits


5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Southern Textile Services Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ozark River Manufacturing Combats COVID-19 Price Gouging While Demand Doubles For Its Portable Sinks


5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Opens Nominations for 2020 Board of Directors


5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Deploys a New Alternative Care Facility at Miami Beach Convention Center in Two Weeks


5/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Nebraska healthcare system staff can now buy hospital food to go


CHI Health has launched an online portal where employees can order basic groceries, take-and-bake meals and meal kits

5/6/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Five stages in the battle against COVID-19


Many leaders now are beginning to recognize the importance of planning for the complicated return stage

5/6/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

N.Y.C. hospitals overflowing with bodies


FEMA is sending 85 refrigerated trucks

5/6/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Infection control measures failing in Colorado elder homes


Banning visitors, new rules for infection control and increased testing haven’t stopped spread of COVID-19

5/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog

COVID-19: Solutions for today, strategies for tomorrow


Healthcare leaders are exploring options on how hospitals can be designed and engineered to better accommodate future health emergencies

5/6/2020 8:00:00 AM

Manufacturer of Printed Rigid Plastic Packaging Now Producing Up To 600,000 PPE Face Shields Per Day


5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

EagleHawk Drone-Enabled Disinfectant Spray Operations to Help Combat COVID-19 Spread


5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

IREM Releases Updated Pandemic Guide with Resources for Reopening Properties


5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Eaton and Partners Deliver Essential Power Equipment for Emergency Hospital to Treat Coronavirus Patients in New York


5/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Converting campus spaces to healthcare facilities


For instance, Tufts University, will make its residence halls into housing for medical personnel and first responders, as well as patients

5/5/2020 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals celebrate COVID-19 wins with music


Discharges and the removal of ventilators is celebrated

5/5/2020 12:00:00 PM

Virginia hospital system bars workers from bringing own medical equipment


Only ‘hospital-grade, quality-assured products’ are approved by the system

5/5/2020 11:00:00 AM

Closed hospital In New Mexico retrofitted to treat COVID-19 patients


The building could be used to handle general overflow patients as well

5/5/2020 9:00:00 AM

Hospital Uses Hilti Firestop Speed Sleeve to Run Ventilator Tubes and Cables Through Walls to Help Protect Frontline Workers During COVID-19


5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Xenex LightStrike Robot Destroys SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) in 2 Minutes


5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Interface Flooring Specified for Temporary Coronavirus Hospital at Miami Beach Convention Center


5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

University Health System Launches Gozio Health COVID-19 Fast Track Solution


5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tennessee Company Develops Reliable Emergency Ventilator Amid Global Shortage for Developing Nations in Remote Field Hospitals Around the World


5/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Oklahoma hospital's eight nurses are also the janitors


The nurses, along with an office manager and a part-time maintenance worker, are the only remaining employees

5/4/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

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


Network segmentation, or social distancing for your medical devices

5/4/2020 2:00:00 PM

Pandemic will affect future of the design


Healthcare design can be an important defense against COVID-19 and other outbreaks, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/4/2020 12:00:00 PM

D.C. converting convention center to healthcare facility


The facility is scheduled to open in phases, with 500 beds available by the first week of May

5/4/2020 11:00:00 AM

Ultrasonics can power infection control in nonwovens


Nonwoven fabrics are key in the battle to prevent the spread of infection

5/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus:Technology and Infection Control

Chicago-area hospitals using tracking technology to monitor hand hygiene


Healthcare providers only wash or sanitize their hands about half as much as they should

5/4/2020 8:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems opens search for inspiring stories with Hydro Frontline Heroes Campaign


5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Bradley Corp. survey: Coronavirus accelerates consumer demand for touchless restroom fixtures


5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Statement on Universal Masking of Staff, Patients, and Visitors in Healthcare Settings


5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Fil Doux Textiles Treats First Otratex Subcollection with Pro-Tech Plus


5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Covid-19 Drives Huge UV Disinfection Demand in the HVAC and IAQ Industries


5/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Hospital system using technology to reduce staff’s' coronavirus exposure


Video tools can also cut down on the use of vital personal protective equipment

5/1/2020 3:00:00 PM

Philly officials condemn improper transfer of bodies in pickup truck


The incident involved the movement of five or six cadavers to the Medical Examiner's Office in University City

5/1/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Sink design can affect infection control efforts


Relatively shallow bowls and aerators can spread microbes

5/1/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hawaii using fogging equipment to disinfect equipment for healthcare facilities


Fog can reach hard-to-reach areas that are not practical to reach with a wiper

5/1/2020 11:00:00 AM

During crisis, critical power plan is a must for the smaller medical facility


COVID-19 could affect supply chain long after the pandemic subsides

5/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

Sloan Provides Touch-Free Commercial Restroom Products to Aid in COVID-19 Relief Efforts


5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Eaton and Partners Deliver Essential Power Equipment for Emergency Hospital to Treat Coronavirus Patients in New York


5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

ChristianaCare Awarded $714,000 FCC Grant to Expand its COVID-19 Telemedicine Program


5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

FOS of CannonDesign Team Offering COVID-19 Support Services


5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

AMC Health Expands Partnership with Geisinger Health to Utilize Telehealth Monitoring Solutions


5/1/2020 12:00:00 AM



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