June 2020 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



California hospital suspends admission of non-Coronavirus patients after surge of staff cases


The facility has been preparing for this type of surge since the pandemic began

6/30/2020 3:00:00 PM

FEMA paid company $7M for plastic soda bottles


Original order was for test tubes for COVID-19 testing

6/30/2020 12:00:00 PM

Cleanroom requirements and classifications for healthcare facilities


Cleanroom facilities provide an essential barrier against the spread of contaminants and disease in the healthcare sector

6/30/2020 11:00:00 AM

Assisted living facilities running low on PPE equipment


Many facilities said they have less than a two-week supply of specific PPE

6/30/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Healthcare facility environmental services managers share top concerns


Role of the environmental services department in patient care often underestimated

6/30/2020 8:00:00 AM

Hurlburt Field Medical Clinic Modernization Earns LEED Silver Designation


6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Light on Additives, Bantam Still Packs a Heavy Punch for Contract and Healthcare Environments


6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Spotlights Superhero EVS Technicians During Nationwide Awards Program


6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Indoor Air Hygiene Solution Center Combines Expertise from Industry Leaders to Help Reduce Viral Spread as the World Re-Opens


6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Two Georgia Facilities are First to Achieve GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation for Commitment to Cleaning, Disinfection and Infection Prevention


6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pandemic has greatly increased the use of telemedicine


Will it be the future of healthcare?

6/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

California long-term care facilities build booths for visits


Families visit loved ones through Plexiglas during pandemic lockdown

6/26/2020 3:00:00 PM

Long Island emergency staff wants more security after bomb scare


Two floors, including the emergency room, were evacuated in the incident

6/26/2020 2:00:00 PM

Infection preventionists are preparing for COVID’s second wave


Part of the process are education and establishing plans

6/26/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

R.I. hospital using disinfecting units to fight coronavirus


The units use disinfecting solution effective against COVID-19

6/26/2020 11:00:00 AM

Battling COVID with a video camera


With the continued need for social distancing, hospitals are seeking ways to distance healthcare workers form contagious patients

6/26/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Behavioral health facility design sends a message


The design of a psychiatric unit is about more than safety

6/26/2020 8:00:00 AM

NFMT Cancels 2020 Conference and Expo


6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Donates 100,000 Face Masks


6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Products Deliver Hygiene and Wellness Solutions to Fulton East


6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

Purdue Team Finds New Approach to Extend Shelf Life for N95 Mask


6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

ARC Facilities Unveils Software for Healthcare Compliance


6/26/2020 12:00:00 AM

A sustained response to COVID-19 depends on key capabilities


Kaiser Permanente put together a checklist to manage a pandemic

6/25/2020 3:00:00 PM

How can hospitals prepare for two disasters at once?


Coordination with emergency response agencies is key

6/25/2020 2:00:00 PM

How access control technology is being used in the pandemic


Technology is being used to help eliminate common touch points, isolate infected patients

6/25/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Reducing HAIs with touchpoint disinfecting


EVS staff should focus their efforts on one of the most challenging areas to disinfect

6/25/2020 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Implementing a healthcare data platform to promote high-value care


The global pandemic amplifies the day-to-day challenges of identifying gaps in care

6/25/2020 9:00:00 AM

Southco Announces Website Relaunch


6/25/2020 12:15:00 AM

Cloud Security Alliance Releases Telehealth Report


6/25/2020 12:15:00 AM

MedSign Announces a Telehealth System Designed to Reach Patients at Home


6/25/2020 12:15:00 AM

AAAHC Ramps Up Survey Operations


6/25/2020 12:15:00 AM

HID Global Empowers Workplaces to Safely Re-Open by Automating Employee Social Distancing and Contact Tracing


6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

ARC Facilities Unveils Software for Healthcare Compliance


6/25/2020 12:00:00 AM

Unions say mask decontamination endangers healthcare workers


N95 respirators used by clinical workers are complicated safety devices and are meant to be disposable, according to an expert

6/24/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthy design choices can support patients' wellbeing


Even small changes in design elements such as room layouts, wall color and flooring choices improved both patient and staff moods

6/24/2020 2:00:00 PM

Pittsburgh company repurposing industrial masks to use against Covid-19


Elastomeric masks cost more upfront, but they can be cleaned and reused for years, with the filter replaced monthly

6/24/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Isopropyl alcohol storage


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for isopropyl alcohol storage

6/24/2020 10:00:00 AM

U.S. News names best children’s hospitals


Boston Children’s Hospital tops the honor roll

6/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Outsourcing: Going from 'housekeeping' to 'environmental services'


Professional environmental services make a science of cleaning

6/24/2020 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Releases Report Identifying High Compliance Areas and Improvement Opportunities


6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Experity Launches EMR Patient Visit History Functionality to Support Urgent Cares Looking to Transform into Hybrid Clinics


6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

InEight and Jovix Join Forces to Reduce Mega-project Delays


6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kareo Survey Reveals Coronavirus Pandemic Impact on Independent Medical Practices and Their Patients


6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Health Partners Plans and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Announce Agreement


6/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

What is covered by FEMA relief for COVID?


There is $75 billion in funding still available

6/23/2020 3:00:00 PM

Indiana hospital security guard shoots, kills patient and fellow guard during assault


Patient had attacked nurse and was choking guard that was killed

6/23/2020 2:00:00 PM

Senior living facilities applying Covid’s infection-control lessons long term


Procedures have come under scrutiny during the pandemic

6/23/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

The impact of blue light on patients at night


Light is critical to our health because it helps synchronize the biological clock that maintains our circadian rhythms

6/23/2020 11:00:00 AM

Contracting for maintenance and engineering jobs


The COVID-19 pandemic has further complicated the decisions maintenance and engineering managers must make

6/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

IREM announces this year's 30 Under 30


6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Testing and Screening Trucks Created


6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Scepter Creates Fuel Safety Month


6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Qortex TV-based Home Telehealth System Launched


6/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

What if hospitals face a hurricane and coronavirus at the same time?


COVID 19 has made storm preparations even more critical

6/22/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

N.H. nursing home workers petition for COVID-19 stipends


Facility staff in Rockingham County want to be compensated as front-line workers

6/22/2020 12:00:00 PM

How hospitals can prepare for a ‘new normal’


Hospitals are facing new challenges that have lead to technological innovations

6/22/2020 9:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces Envirco IsoClean Portable HEPA Filtration System


6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Construction Specialties’ HUSH Curtain is Just What the Doctor Ordered


6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Astreea Addresses Hand Sanitizer Dispenser Shortage


6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program to Help Customers Reinvent Their Buildings for Occupant Health


6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hoefer Wysocki, JE Dunn Construction Earn LEED Silver Designation for Hurlburt Field Medical Clinic Modernization


6/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

How to curb the spread of airborne and surface contaminants


Building’s mechanical systems can support occupant health

6/19/2020 3:00:00 PM

Lessons learned in pandemic offer opportunities for change


Telehealth became more common with significant advances in the last 10 weeks

6/19/2020 2:00:00 PM

Improving facility door security as crime risk increases


Door can have vulnerabilities that can be exploited

6/19/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Infection preventionists, environmental services staff urged to work together


COVID-19 is inspiring teams to improvise

6/19/2020 11:00:00 AM

Cleaning machines may be smart investment for healthcare facilities


It is important that floor-cleaning machines be employed whether or not an imminent threat is already present

6/19/2020 9:00:00 AM

Ohio-based company produces protective face shields for frontline healthcare workers


6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems Launches Coronavirus Microsite with Free Cleaning Resources


6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Righttime Medical Care Sees Large Increase in Telehealth Visits During Coronavirus Pandemic


6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

International Federation of Healthcare Engineering Launches Global Healthcare Energy Awards


6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

AJ Manufacturing Introduces Portable Air Filtration Units for Creating COVID-19 Patient Isolation Rooms


6/19/2020 12:00:00 AM

Purdue University startup creates bedside hand-washing system


Project Process created a portable bedside sink

6/18/2020 3:00:00 PM

Pennsylvania orders stricter COVID-19 protections for hospital workers


The measures include staff members in housekeeping services, dietary services and maintenance

6/18/2020 2:00:00 PM

Free Webinar June 25: Integrated Healthcare Facilities Infrastructure


Learn how to create a safer, more productive, and energy-efficient Environment of Care

6/18/2020 1:00:00 PM

VA not prepared for second virus wave


Agency says it lacks adequate medical gear

6/18/2020 12:00:00 PM

Sanitizing, stockpiling and communication helps keep nursing home stay COVID-free


Some of these steps happened before the U.S. entered its lockdown phase

6/18/2020 11:00:00 AM

Environmental survey shows how HAIs often start


The researchers sampled 179 sites including sink traps, pulse oximeters, and door handles

6/18/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions


Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

6/18/2020 8:00:00 AM

FDA updates rules on cleaning N95 masks


Some made In China should not be reused

6/17/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

What hospitals can learn from the Parkview Medical shutdown


The good news is COVID-19 is not resistant to disinfectants

6/17/2020 2:00:00 PM

Children in care at risk for coronavirus


Many have been locked down since late February facing isolation with strict social-distancing measures

6/17/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Dead-bolt lock on closet door


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a dead-bolt lock on closet door

6/17/2020 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Environmental services technician certification proves its worth


Certification also helps decrease infection rates in hospitals

6/17/2020 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Two floors of Nashville General converted to coronavirus ward for potential second wave


Area retrofitted in case of second wave

6/16/2020 3:00:00 PM

Protecting healthcare facilities from drones


There continues to be a sharp increase in uses for drones - both positive and negative

6/16/2020 2:00:00 PM

Reliable power source key during pandemic


In some countries, 25 percent of health clinics lack electricity

6/16/2020 12:00:00 PM

N.Y. initiative boosts cleaning in longterm care facilities


Daily, discharge cleaning show improvements

6/16/2020 11:00:00 AM

Alabama doctor invents hand-sanitizer-dispensing wristband


The device could be helpful in combating illnesses commonly spread by hand, such as the flu, the common cold and food poisoning

6/16/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being


Exposure to daylight and acoustical and thermal comfort are key

6/16/2020 8:00:00 AM

Quest Controls Moves to the Next Level of IIoT Monitoring & Management with OspreyFMS 4.0 Release


6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

HID Global Introduces Its WorkforceID Cloud Platform That Digitally Transforms Physical and Cyber Identity Management


6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

ChristianaCare Develops Telehealth Employee COVID-19 Symptom Monitoring and Testing Program


6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Revising Current S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup


6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kingsdown Shifts Production to Healthcare Beds


6/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pop-up grocery stores popping into healthcare facilities


Foodservice company is converting existing retail space at healthcare facilities into 'pop-up' grocery stores to serve frontline healthcare workers

6/15/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

COVID-19 challenges us to rethink clinical workflow


Changes in the healthcare industry are placing greater importance on the point-of-care ecosystem

6/15/2020 2:00:00 PM

Considerations for hospital and healthcare facility evacuations


Facilities should incorporate elements of an evacuation plan, with logistics and alternatives

6/15/2020 12:00:00 PM

Joint Commission to resume regular surveys and reviews this month


Surveys and reviews will come with some changes to protect safety

6/15/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design can help prevent infection spread in restrooms


The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for better design in restrooms

6/15/2020 9:00:00 AM

Hoffmaster Group, Inc. Introduces New Wrapped Cutlery and Takeout Options


6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

NeoSan Labs: Nontoxic, Cost-Effective Cleaning/Decontamination With Verification to Reassure Customers & Public


6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply’s Sacramento Laundry Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Textile Supplier Donates Masks to Local Healthcare Workers


6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

CarePortal to Help Kids and Families Most Affected by COVID-19


6/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Coronavirus complicates hurricane planning


Storm shelters have to be designed for social distancing

6/12/2020 2:00:00 PM

Cal/OSHA issues guidance for protecting healthcare employees from COVID


The agency has also issued a guide to California’s Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) standard

6/12/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

WHO says there’s a second outbreak of Ebola in Congo


Country already battling COVID-19 and measles

6/12/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries


Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

6/12/2020 8:00:00 AM

AtlasIED Offers Industry-First Speaker Cover Designed to Maintain Clean Air Quality


6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sterile Processing Platform, oneSOURCE, Creates Free Database to Address COVID-19 Pandemic


6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

Volunteers Fly 3D-Printed Face Shields to Unsung Hospital Heroes


6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

MDClone Announces COVID-19-Specific Application, Enabling Healthcare Industry Collaboration and Innovation


6/12/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 would complicate hospital evacuations


The University of Texas Medical Branch has been training to deal with a complex disaster during a COVID-19 flare up

6/11/2020 3:00:00 PM

CDC updates COVID guidance for assisted living communities


The update provides recommendations on infection reporting, visitor restrictions and group activities

6/11/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Environmental Services

Tackling difficult carpet stains


When an accident occurs, it is vital to clean bodily fluids from floors immediately and with caution

6/11/2020 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Chatbots are reshaping the way COVID-19 ERA healthcare facilities and hospitals connect with patients


Tools that allow self-service customer response techniques are more important than ever

6/11/2020 11:00:00 AM

Survey finds almost 75 percent of campuses use multiple emergency notification systems


But this total represents a drop since the last survey

6/11/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Top healthcare facility renovation pain points


The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

6/11/2020 8:00:00 AM

27 IREM chapters establish local COVID Relief Funds through the IREM Foundation


6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Handwashing Compliance Tool Instills Confidence and Improves Customer Experience


6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Littelfuse Knowledge Center Helps Customers Prevent Arc-Flash Hazards


6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Reach Tool Reduces Contact with the Coronvirus


6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Wisconsin State Bar Offers Free Healthcare Decisions Guide


6/11/2020 12:00:00 AM

Minneapolis hospital cancels surgeries over safety concerns


Emergency procedures continued but other surgeries were postponed

6/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

North Carolina using drones in Covid-19 response


Novant Health received a temporary waiver from the Federal Aviation Administration to fly the drones

6/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities urged to redefine their culture


Establishing a career path and offering continued development is important

6/10/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Medical gas system testing frequency


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for medical gas system testing frequency

6/10/2020 10:00:00 AM

HEPA containment systems for isolation rooms


Because the ductwork is protected by the filter, there is a reduced risk of a potential contagion spreading in the ceiling service spaces

6/10/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Resilient design for healthcare facilities about more than disasters


Resilience can be about how the design holds up in the long-term

6/10/2020 8:00:00 AM

Cascades Collaborates with Partners to Manufacture Medical Visors


6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

INOX Develops Antimicrobial Coating for Commercial and Residential Door Hardware


6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sera Labs and Terratori Technologies Getting PPE to Those in Need


6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Manufacturers Join Together for Coronavirus Emergency Building Response


6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sinomax Chooses Microban Antimicrobial Technology for Hospital Mattress Protection


6/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Minneapolis healthcare facilities damaged during recent protests


Equipment was taken and windows smashed

6/9/2020 3:00:00 PM

Georgia student creating COVID-19 protective equipment


The equipment is made using a water-jet machining process

6/9/2020 2:00:00 PM

Nursing home workers face risks during coronavirus


A third of Covid deaths in the U.S. have been in longterm care facilities

6/9/2020 12:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente releases guidance on bringing back employees to the workplace


The playbook was made in response to requests from the health plan's customers

6/9/2020 11:00:00 AM

COVID-19 increases importance of hand hygiene


Proper hand hygiene training called the number one way to reduce the spread of illnesses and viruses

6/9/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Environmental services' role goes beyond cleanliness


EVS professionals can impact patient satisfaction

6/9/2020 8:00:00 AM

E-Guide on Healthcare Infrastructure Available


6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Clean Safely Platform Powdered by RSC Bio Solutions


6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dortronics Door Control Keep Clean Rooms Better Protected


6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Wisconsin Health System Chooses Cerner’s Leading Behavioral Health Technology


6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Telehealth Claim Lines Increase 4,347 Percent Nationally from March 2019 to March 2020


6/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Elastomeric masks may be an alternative N-95s


Elastomeric masks used with a P100 filter provides 99.97 percent respiratory protection

6/8/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Strategies for effective healthcare facility management in the time of COVID-19


To support healthcare workers and limit the spread of the virus in care facilities, the impact of identifying critical areas that need support such as HVAC, fire systems, security, and building automation systems is underestimated

6/8/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Many common cleaning products reported effective against COVID-19 virus


The researchers said the microbicidals ethyl alcohol, para-chloro-meta-xylenol (PCMX), salicylic acid; and quaternary ammonium compounds kill 99.9 percent of coronaviruses

6/8/2020 12:00:00 PM

Drones are delivering medical supplies and PPE in North Carolina


It may be the longest-range drone delivery service that’s been approved in the U.S.

6/8/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design after COVID-19


Experts see a number of areas where they see change coming, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Coronavirus emergency could change hospital design


Facility design changes have become necessary

6/8/2020 8:00:00 AM

Vast Majority of Americans Increase Hand Washing Due to Coronavirus


6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Disinfection of Personal Items is Now a Practical Option With UV-C LED Surface Disinfection System


6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

FGI to Establish Committee and Develop Guidelines for Health and Residential Care Facilities During Emergency Conditions


6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Indiesigns Offers COVID Signage for the Healthcare Industry, including Senior Living


6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

How Will Healthcare Change After Coronavirus Covid-19


6/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

CDC reports pandemic has killed close to 300 U.S. healthcare workers


More than 60,000 workers have been infected

6/5/2020 3:00:00 PM

Maine healthcare facility switches to in-house security


The decision was made after an assessment of the physical environment

6/5/2020 12:00:00 PM

Iowa manufacturer turns ceiling panels into intubation shields


The acrylic and polycarbonate sheets used were turned into medical equipment

6/5/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Financial office design inspires healthcare facility


New amenities for financial services office lead to ideas for medical settings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/5/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Keeping operations safe during healthcare facility renovations


Involvement and communication during construction are important

6/5/2020 8:00:00 AM

Maxxess Systems Partners with Seek Thermal to Deliver Complete Health Screening Solution


6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

SCWorx Confirms Plans for Distribution of COVID-19 Rapid Testing Units


6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Increases its Presence in Greater Richmond, Virginia Region with New Acquisition


6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Testing Confirms Xenex LightStrike Pulsed Xenon UV Robots Do Not Damage N95 Respirators


6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Espen Technology Launches LED Emergency Driver For 0-10V Downlights & Other Fixtures


6/5/2020 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare exec discusses adapting healthcare to post COVID-19 world


Boston Medical Center focusing on four Rs: responding, rebounding, rebuilding and reimagining

6/4/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Products to fight COVID-19


The good news is COVID-19 is not resistant to disinfectants

6/4/2020 12:00:00 PM

Flooring: a low-touch surface with high stakes infection consequences


Experts say it’s important to view flooring as part of the chain of infection

6/4/2020 11:00:00 AM

The key to an effective emergency plan


The program should address a range of emergencies

6/4/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Large scale simulation to inform hospital design


Simulation project will assist in the planning process for the new Women’s and Children’s Hospital in South Australia.

6/4/2020 8:00:00 AM

MaxLite Provides LED Bulbs to Food Pantries During COVID-19 Crisis


6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Euclid Medical Products Launches MyMeds+ To Help Pharmacies Deliver Maximum Care


6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Attainia Launches Next Generation Medical Equipment Planning Platform


6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

Keeping Cleaning Workers Healthy Starts with the Vehicles They Drive


6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Illuminating Engineering Society releases new report on Germicidal Ultraviolet


6/4/2020 12:00:00 AM

How nursing homes can bolster infection control


Infection control in skilled nursing facilities has come under scrutiny

6/3/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Manufacturers and providers – Superheroes in fighting healthcare cybercrime


More and more medical devices are wirelessly connected to the Internet and also to healthcare facility networks and their respective sensitive devices

6/3/2020 2:00:00 PM

Blog

How cloud-integrated robotics can make your budget and staff more efficient – choose to make a difference today


The U.S. healthcare system must look for opportunities to automate tedious tasks

6/3/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Monitoring fire pump power supply


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for monitoring fire pump power supply

6/3/2020 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Cleaning strategies during coronavirus pandemic


Focus on cleaning and disinfecting common areas where staff and others providing services

6/3/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Purposeful design can help fight a pandemic


Healthcare environments can assist in the prevention, containment and treatment of infectious disease

6/3/2020 8:00:00 AM

Five Restroom Upgrades to Improve Hand Washing and Minimize Germs


6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls Releases RC-WebView 3.13


6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

North American Corporation and WAXIE Sanitary Supply Formalize Partnership with FEMSA


6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Z-Handle.com Releases Hands FreeDoor Pull


6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Concerns Mount about Dry Floor Drains Spreading COVID-19


6/3/2020 12:00:00 AM

Banner Health launching virtual waiting room


COVID-19 is expected to bring changes to maintain social distancing guidelines

6/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Facilities could be liable if healthcare personnel test positive for coronavirus


If an employee tests positive for coronavirus they contracted while working, or they unknowingly brought the disease to work and infected others, employers can be held liable for a workers’ compensation claim

6/2/2020 2:00:00 PM

Hurricane Florence repairs nearly complete at North Carolina hospital


Another hurricane season is approaching as the work is finished

6/2/2020 12:00:00 PM

HVAC considerations for healthy offices


HVAC and cleaning strategies can create emotional safety for workers

6/2/2020 9:00:00 AM

Out of Quarantine and Into Legionella - Testing and Treating Water Before Employees Return


6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Helps Guide ASCs Exploring COVID-19 Hospital Status


6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

ELITechGroup MDx LLC and OSANG Healthcare Providing FDA Emergency Use Authorization Rapid Detection Test Kits


6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19: New Partnership with AI Specialist Causaly Will Help UCL Accelerate Coronavirus Research


6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Espen Technology Launches LED Emergency Driver For 0-10V Downlights & Other Fixtures


6/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Pandemic will change how environmental service teams operate


Before the pandemic, infection prevention in healthcare facilities focused on hospital-acquired infections

6/1/2020 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

How Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is working to keeping facility safe


The hospital is encouraging families not to delay needed care for their children

6/1/2020 2:00:00 PM

Longterm care facilities face challenges battling Covid 19


One of these challenges is the continued struggle to keep PPE in stock

6/1/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

COVID-19 expected to change healthcare facility design


Healthcare facilities are looking at the space they have available and how they can make better use of it

6/1/2020 11:00:00 AM

Optimizing physical spaces for telehealth


In 2020 alone, experts predict virtual visits will soar to more than one billion, with more than 900 million visits related to COVID-19

6/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

Beekeeper Communication Platform Launches Free Next Normal Package To Help Organizations Empower Frontline Workers


6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

INOX Develops Antimicrobial Coating for Commercial Door Hardware


6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

TRB Produces Face Visors for Healthcare Workers on the COVID-19 Frontline


6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Highlights Hand Hygiene Best Practices during COVID-19 Pandemic


6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Security & Safety Things sparks new era in video surveillance with commercial availability of supported cameras


6/1/2020 12:00:00 AM



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