July 2020 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Florida opens its first mobile hospital

The state is providing staff and equipment for the unit

7/31/2020 12:30:00 AM

Building infection prevention programs at longterm care

Addressing the risk and not just the treatment of infection can save money, too

7/31/2020 12:15:00 AM

Department of defense looking for contractors to set up Fla. mobile hospitals

As cases surge, the Army is helping the state in case it needs to quickly build out

7/31/2020 12:15:00 AM

COVID-19 is changing hospital design in the short- and longterm

Healthcare facilities are urged to limit entries, improve HVAC systems, compartmentalize spaces and create hot zones

7/31/2020 12:15:00 AM

COVID-19 infecting patients inside healthcare facilities

5,142 patients in the US reported to be infected with coronavirus inside a hospital.

7/31/2020 12:15:00 AM

Rajant's Globally Available Emergency Response Rapid Deployment Kit

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Ignis Health Introduces First-of-its Kind Software Program Aimed at Quickly Deploying High Quality Telehealth Programs

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

HealthTap Announces Free COVID-19 Virtual Doctor Visits In Partnership With Doctors Across U.S.

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

H/Cell Energy Obtains Contract to Equip Coronavirus Tents

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

Array Analytics’ Model Reveals Potential Surge Capacity Alternatives for Housing COVID-19 Patients

7/31/2020 12:00:00 AM

National Guard raises tents outside South Carolina hospital

As of mid July, 84 percent of Orangeburg County’s hospital beds were occupied

7/30/2020 12:30:00 AM

Reinventing the healthcare facility post-Covid

There could be fundamental differences in care, according to a new whitepaper

7/30/2020 12:15:00 AM

How McCormick Place became Chicago's alternate care site

The convention center was converted to a 3,000-bed hospital

7/30/2020 12:15:00 AM


Adapting medical office buildings to increase patient safety and confidence

Healthy, welcoming spaces are essential as patients and staff consider care options

7/30/2020 12:15:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Pandemic’s impact on on-site dining at healthcare facilities

Dining programs could see a continued slump in retail dining

7/30/2020 12:15:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Healthcare data security still needs attention during pandemic

Healthcare institutions can have difficulty leveraging the large amounts of data that they store

7/30/2020 12:15:00 AM

Bally Ribbon Mills Manufacturing Materials to Ensure Health and Safety of Front-Line Workers

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, Announces Quickship Program for Automatic Transfer Switches at Healthcare Facilities

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

RAS Watch Partners with CONTRACE Public Health Corps to Expand Access to Trained Contact Tracers

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

AkitaBox Offers Free Resources to Healthcare Institutions Amid COVID-19 Crisis

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

WAC Donates 500,000 Masks to US Healthcare Providers for COVID-19 Relief

7/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

California hospitals get help with staffing shortages from military

A total of 160 Air Force healthcare professionals are working in five hospitals

7/29/2020 3:00:00 PM

Integrating EHR and medical devices in longterm care

This integration could support better outcomes and lower the cost of care for patients

7/29/2020 2:00:00 PM

Designing for wellbeing in longterm, behavioral care

Color, material choices can support patient independence

7/29/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Stairwell card-access readers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for stairwell card-access readers

7/29/2020 10:00:00 AM

Five housekeepers at N.Y. hospital volunteered to clean COVID patients’ rooms

Volunteer cleaners say they were motivated by the patients

7/29/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Food Service

Supersized food can mean undersized profits for healthcare facilities

When it comes to offering healthier food options in their cafeterias and gift shops, most U.S. hospitals may be 'penny wise and pound foolish'

7/29/2020 8:00:00 AM

43% of Patients Apprehensive about Seeing a Healthcare Provider In-Person Until at Least the Fall, With Anxiety Lasting Into 2021

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Nation’s Emergency Rooms to HHS: 'We Have 1,500 More Beds Ready for Patients'

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hygienically Clean Certification Provides Additional Reassurances in Supplying Essential Businesses

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Renovation Containment Systems Manufacturer Refocuses on Instant Isolation Rooms to Protect Healthcare Workers + Patients

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck Group Producing Essential Air Movement Equipment to Support Healthcare During COVID-19 Pandemic

7/29/2020 12:00:00 AM

Connecticut Guard helps inspect longterm care facilities

Support from the Guard has enabled the DPH to inspect more longterm care facilities more frequently

7/28/2020 2:00:00 PM


Managing flanking noise in healthcare facilities

And at a time when hospital reimbursements are aligned with patient satisfaction, noise management is fundamental to business performance

7/28/2020 12:00:00 PM

Masks, gowns shortage to leave hospital workers exposed

Without federal guidance, states must compete for products

7/28/2020 11:00:00 AM

Insulation blanket saves Canadian hospital 15 million pounds of steam

The reusable insulation was installed in the boiler room’s main header, instantaneous heater and condensate pumps

7/28/2020 9:00:00 AM


The COVID-19 public health emergency highlights the need for better data accessibility in healthcare

Interoperability facilitates the availability of data to clinicians and patients

7/28/2020 8:00:00 AM

Cerner Offers Support to Clients, Associates During Covid

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc., Joins Fight Against COVID-19, Retools to Produce Medical PPE

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

STARC Systems Refocuses Production to Provide Critical Isolation Rooms for Healthcare Facilities

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

iCAN Technologies Launches Comprehensive Workforce Competency Assessment and Training Solution

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Gloves In A Bottle Help Reverse Damage from Over-sanitizing While Keeping Hands Healthy

7/28/2020 12:00:00 AM

Nursing home infection prevention should be group effort

Environmental services and facilities management staffs need to work together

7/27/2020 3:00:00 PM

Meeting the needs of non-Covid patients

Healthcare facilities must manage patients with time-sensitive and medically complex conditions

7/27/2020 2:00:00 PM

Pandemic increases union activity among hospital workers

The main concerns are adequate staffing and PPE

7/27/2020 12:00:00 PM

Idaho hospital steps up its cleaning efforts for Covid

The hospital now uses electrostatic sprayers and a hydrogen peroxide-based dry fog

7/27/2020 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare slow to adopt modular construction

A manufacturing-style process helps to reduce the amount of wasted material

7/27/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Hospital security cameras can promote safety

Cloud-based security systems can provide pictures of each person entering and exiting a facility

7/27/2020 8:00:00 AM

New Thermal Tech Discreetly Scans Elevated Body Temperatures to Safeguard Workplaces Amid COVID-19

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Humanitas Global Logistics Changing Supplies Industry

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

First Orion Helps Mission-Critical Calls Get Answered During COVID-19 Pandemic

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Medical Rehabilitation Hospitals Adapt Amid Crisis

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Frictionless Parking Promotes Public Health

7/27/2020 12:00:00 AM

Candida auris infects L.A. County healthcare facility

The shortage of medical equipment may be helping to spread

7/24/2020 3:00:00 PM

Improper medical waste management can bring risks

Disposing of waste can be overwhelming for small healthcare facilities

7/24/2020 2:00:00 PM

Report says nearly all healthcare workers dealing with COVID need N95s

Allowing surgical masks and medical masks to be used in circumstances where N95s should be used detracts from the effort to supply enough N95s

7/24/2020 12:00:00 PM

Future hospital entrance areas designed as a visual statement

A glass-walled Galleria entrance to the main lobbies of both the future adult hospital and the expanded Children’s Hospital in Loma Linda

7/24/2020 11:00:00 AM

How to manage senior care facilities during crisis

Facilities and IT infrastructure must be at their optimal performance

7/24/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Healthcare food service operators ‘cautiously optimistic’ during pandemic

Healthcare operators are less likely to see longer-term impacts than other food service segments

7/24/2020 8:00:00 AM

Cloud-based Electronic System May Help First Responders Better React to Natural Disasters

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 Testing: PCR Reagent Supply Statement from PCR Biosystems

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Simplify Optimizes Patient Journey for Scheduling Medical Appointments Thanks to Vocalcom Cloud Contact Center Solutions

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Corizon Health Wins Renewal for Prince George’s County Jail

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Pig Fights Covid-19 with Key Products Facilities Need

7/24/2020 12:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Cybersecurity

Healthcare facility hacking increasing during coronavirus pandemic

IBM reported a 6,000 percent increase in spam attacks

7/23/2020 3:00:00 PM

Refrigerator trucks deployed in Texas as hospital morgues fill up

More than 4,000 Texans have died from the coronavirus and counties are preparing for even more deaths

7/23/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

St. Louis hospital workers demand hazard pay after cafeteria staffers test positive for COVID-19

The workers are also demanding proper PPE

7/23/2020 12:00:00 PM

New certification issued for janitors helping to fighting COVID-19

The course covers infection control, proper cleaning procedures, documentation and communication and worksite safety precautions. It also defines cleaning and disinfecting

7/23/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

COVID-19 may affect campus weapons detection

Coronavirus could impact how hospitals use metal detectors

7/23/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Cybersecurity

Using a cybersecurity plan at your healthcare facility

A digital shift in the handling of private health information (PHI) opened up healthcare systems to hackers

7/23/2020 8:00:00 AM

Halio Smart-Tinting Glass Earns Top Product of the Year Award from Environment + Energy Leader

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Report: Ransomware is Responsible for 1 in 3 Cyberattacks Against Organizations

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

DesignGroup Leads the Transformation of Washington Hospital’s Obstetrics Unit

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

MDClone Forms Unique Research and Innovation Network with Global Health Leaders

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Resilinc/Stanford Health to Launch 'Hospital-Supplies Exchange Program' During COVID-19

7/23/2020 12:00:00 AM

Environmental services workers find spotlight during Covid

The frontline healthcare workers rely on the environmental services

7/22/2020 3:00:00 PM

Infection control best practices for healthcare facilities

Limiting patient visitors helps keep the virus from entering healthcare facilities

7/22/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

UK group lists workers most likely to die from coronavirus

The Office for National Statistics shows that men working as social carers, factory workers, security guards and cabbies are at greater risk

7/22/2020 12:00:00 PM

Q&A: New construction hazardous rooms

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to new construction hazardous rooms

7/22/2020 10:00:00 AM

Reducing healthcare worker stress with environmental changes

Small breaks and respite spaces can help with stress

7/22/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Security guards in demand — and stressed

Job descriptions for guards now can include temperature checks

7/22/2020 8:00:00 AM

Pfannenberg Offers PY L-S LED Signaling Device for Use To Convey Normal and Irregular Activity

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Adds 'Inspection Delivery Option' For Healthcare Laundries Seeking to Maintain Status Or to Become Accredited During Pandemic

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

The Future of Social Distancing in Restrooms

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, Announces Quickship Program for Automatic Transfer Switches at Healthcare Facilities

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

Banner Health Adds Cerner’s Revenue Cycle Management

7/22/2020 12:00:00 AM

America is running short on PPE again

Nurses say they are reusing N95 masks for days and weeks at a time

7/21/2020 3:00:00 PM

Hurricanes may mean field hospitals not answer for Florida’s COVID-19 surge

The state is focusing on expanding hospital surge capacity instead

7/21/2020 2:00:00 PM

Coronavirus infections spike among workers at San Francisco hospital

Forty-five workers at San Francisco General Hospital tested positive

7/21/2020 12:00:00 PM

New surge of Covid-19 patients straining hospitals

ICU units are reaching capacity

7/21/2020 11:00:00 AM


Tips for hospitals to operate safely in the ‘new normal’

The physical space of a hospital can encourage the spread of infectious disease

7/21/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Food Service

Hospital patients require better food service and it's improving bottom lines

Factors such as a general uptick in health-conscious consumers have put food service on the front burner

7/21/2020 8:00:00 AM

Printing 3D Equipment to Fight COVID-19

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

AES Controls Creates a Ventilator Solution

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

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

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Arbor Ridge Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

Premier Parking Mobile App Pivots During Time of Need

7/21/2020 12:00:00 AM

FDA publishes list of hand sanitizers that may be toxic

Fifty-five products are on the list

7/20/2020 3:00:00 PM

Workers link COVID-19 outbreak at California hospital to mismanagement

Staff members say not properly separating patients, short staffing and a lack of testing and protective gear has led to an outbreak

7/20/2020 2:00:00 PM

Ozone disinfection could allow safe reuse of PPE

Method doesn’t work on items that include stapled-on elastic straps

7/20/2020 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Nash UNC Health Care working to raises the bar for EVS department

The way the facility is cleaned has changed in order to address the coronavirus pandemic

7/20/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Managing security challenges in healthcare

Healthcare facilities must assure staffing amid increasing risk

7/20/2020 8:00:00 AM

Technology available for the decontamination of N95 respirators

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Florida Drone Company Changes Production from Drones to Masks for COVID-19

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Textile Industry Focusing on Medical Garments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Community Memorial Health Systems Is First On-Premise Laundry to Earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

Mount Sinai Health System’s Telestroke Program Implements Telemedicine with the Help of Adorama Business Solutions

7/20/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Covid care center in India the size of 20 football fields

Indian officials called the 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid care centre, one of the largest such facilities in the world

7/17/2020 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility trends to expect as staff returns to work

Organizations consider how to best eliminate the risk of coronavirus transmission among staff

7/17/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Keeping patients and staff safe without armed security

Scientific American opinion piece recommends eliminating armed police, guards in emergency rooms

7/17/2020 12:00:00 PM

New Jersey hospitals revamping supply chains for second wave

System plans to stockpile enough personal protective equipment to last 90 days

7/17/2020 11:00:00 AM

ADA considerations part of facility adjustments for COVID-19

Changes to entrances, restrooms and office areas will need to be accessible

7/17/2020 9:00:00 AM

Precision Textiles to Outfit New Jersey Hospital with Medical-Grade Mattress Encasements

7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

JTA, Beep & NAVYA Autonomous Shuttles Help Transport COVID-19 Tests Collected at Mayo Clinic Drive-Thru Site in Jacksonville

7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Tens of Thousands of Life-saving Ventilators on Deck to Combat COVID-19

7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

oneSOURCE launches FREE database to address COVID-19 Pandemic

7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

PCR Biosystems Continues to Scale Up Operations to Ensure Ongoing Availability of COVID-19 Test Reagents

7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM

Hospital ratings can depend more on nice rooms than healthcare

The most satisfied patients tend to die in greater numbers

7/16/2020 3:00:00 PM

COVID-19 overflow patients in Texas nursing home dealing with excessive heat

Residents were wearing only undergarments and laying on towels or thin sheets to try to stay cool

7/16/2020 2:00:00 PM

Hospital staff’s perception can impact cleaning of pediatric wards

Surfaces that are easiest to clean can become most contaminated after cleaning

7/16/2020 12:00:00 PM

Illinois governor asked to move nursing home residents to hotels

Pritzker administration against ‘moving medically fragile people’

7/16/2020 11:00:00 AM


Occupancy data can create safer, more engaging and productive workplaces

Your team can use occupancy data to quickly identify COVID-19-related concerns as they arise

7/16/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Security

Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

7/16/2020 8:00:00 AM

Science Proves Soap and Water are the Safest Solution for Handwashing

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kimberly-Clark Professional and AHE to Honor Frontline Environmental Services Professionals

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

milliCare Introduces Enhanced Hygiene Services

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

RIT Leads Regional Response to Ventilator Shortage, Creating Prototype to Aid Coronavirus Fight

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Dialog Health Makes Telehealth Easier and More Effective by Adding Two-Way Texting

7/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Atlanta coronavirus field hospital to be reopened

The facility was first turned into a 200-bed alternative care location in April

7/15/2020 3:00:00 PM

Joint Commission testing virtual surveys

A new format is being used for physical environment surveys

7/15/2020 2:00:00 PM

Boston company offers to build ‘sanitization stations' for local healthcare workers

These temporary shower can be installed inside or outside workers' homes

7/15/2020 12:00:00 PM

Q&A: Mobile ABHR dispensers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to mobile ABHR dispensers

7/15/2020 10:00:00 AM

Mask-strapped healthcare facilities turn to mask-cleaning system

Issues with availability of materials is contributing to the shortages

7/15/2020 9:00:00 AM

Milan Hospital Deploys Qure.ai’s AI Solution to Measure COVID-19 Disease Progression

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Txtonomy Launches COVID-19 Chatbot

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

British Cyber Tech Company Develops Covid 19 Digital Health Passport with VCode

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

TORAY Introduces TORAYSEE for ES Micro Fiber Wiping Cloth Specified to Clean Endoscope Lens of Laparoscopic Surgery

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

HDR and Herzog & de Meuron Selected For New Hospital Design at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center In San Francisco

7/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

6,500 dead from COVID-19 in N.J. nursing homes

Department of Health inspectors reported few issues

7/14/2020 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals working to maintain PPE supplies before flu season

Hospitals are stockpiling personal protective equipment (PPE), including masks, face shields and gowns

7/14/2020 2:00:00 PM

N.H. nursing homes receive defective equipment from FEMA

In New Hampshire, 80 percent of the COVID-19 deaths have been residents of nursing homes

7/14/2020 12:00:00 PM

Maryland healthcare organization ramps up pandemic preparedness

The University of Maryland Medical Center scrambled to find ventilators, create surge capacity

7/14/2020 11:00:00 AM

Texas announces $9 million for nursing home infection control projects

Nursing facilities are encouraged to submit applications to the HHSC to receive the funding

7/14/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital food service operators on front lines of coronavirus

Healthcare executive chef shares details of serving patients and staff during the pandemic

7/14/2020 8:00:00 AM

EOS Labs Launches to Help Building Managers Optimize Utility Efficiency

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Expands South Lake Union Campus

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

oneSOURCE Expands Reach to Help Long-Term Care and Assisted Living Facilities Decrease Infection Spread Due to COVID-19

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Crest Pointe Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Cardiac Care Program

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Precision Textiles Donates Level IV Medical-grade Mattress Encasements to Community Hospital

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Florida hospital ICUs hitting capacity

These hospitals were spread across more than 20 counties

7/13/2020 3:00:00 PM

Housekeeper helps save COVID patient's life

Only healthcare workers and cleaning staff could have in-person interaction with the patient

7/13/2020 2:00:00 PM

Enhanced safety measures initiated to make hospital patients comfortable about seeking care

Washington system established guidelines to ensure patients safety

7/13/2020 12:00:00 PM

AI reduces hospital’s energy use by 20 percent

A system of multi-variant sensing for predictive controls of air-conditioning was used

7/13/2020 11:00:00 AM

N95s urged for all inpatient COVID care

N95 respirators are better at filtering out aerosol generating particles

7/13/2020 9:00:00 AM

Case Study

Orlando’s VA Medical Center at Lake Nona updates digital infrastructure

Synergy opportunities between systems offer a growing number of conveniences and increased safety to patients, visitors and staff alike

7/13/2020 8:00:00 AM

ValueHealth and ChristianaCare Announce High-Performance Surgical Joint Venture in Delaware

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Announces REIT Website Launch

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Anodized Aluminum Surfaces May Help Minimize Surface Pathogen Collection

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Integra Seating Announces New Wellness Divider

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Rush to Disinfect Well-Intentioned but Potentially Harmful

7/13/2020 12:00:00 AM

Scientists finding that coronavirus is airborne

WHO guidance disagrees

7/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

Federal records show healthcare workers’ pleas for better COVID protective gear

A third of the healthcare-related COVID-19 complaints remain open

7/10/2020 2:00:00 PM

Research finds patients prefer off-campus healthcare

The trend is likely to continue for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19

7/10/2020 12:00:00 PM

Mass. hospital temporarily closed following severe floods

Storm forced power outages and patient evacuations

7/10/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Flexible foodservice design key in healthcare

As trends shift, operators must keep up with menu innovations and remain adaptable

7/10/2020 8:00:00 AM

Shamrock Roofing and Construction Opens Nominations for 'Roof 4 A Hero' Campaign

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Several Aspirus Clinics Re-Opening

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Secure Clean Building Services Releases White Paper on Coronavirus and Cleaning

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

Innovator of Visitor Management Systems Offers Free Safety Guide to Hospitals

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

RoboAds, a New Breed of Service Robots to Combat COVID-19

7/10/2020 12:00:00 AM

What a second wave of Covid-19 could look like

A second wave during flu season could potentially overwhelm the healthcare system

7/9/2020 3:00:00 PM

Arizona nursing homes preparing for another coronavirus surge

As the number of new coronavirus cases continues to rise, nursing homes are emphasizing frequent testing

7/9/2020 2:00:00 PM

Adapting construction sites at healthcare facilities

Containment systems and anterooms can keep negative air pressure within the workspace and out of patient rooms

7/9/2020 12:00:00 PM

COVID-19 increases use of microgrids in healthcare sector

There are still regulatory, awareness barriers to adopting systems

7/9/2020 11:00:00 AM

Boston Hospital builds a Covid-19 forecasting system

Forecasting can be useful in times of uncertainty

7/9/2020 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Enhancing healthcare facility security using mass notification

Mass notification systems can connect many devices and other systems healthcare facilities already have in place and help leverage them for safety and communication needs

7/9/2020 8:00:00 AM

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance for Respiratory Protection During N95 Shortage Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Preparing for the New Age of Hand Washing

7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

Prisma Health Collaborates with Ethicon Inc., to Manufacture and Distribute the VESper Ventilator Expansion Splitter Device

7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

OpenMed Launches First-Ever AI COVID-19 Triage To Coordinated Testing Platform

7/9/2020 12:00:00 AM

COVID-19 outbreak brings rising attacks on healthcare workers

There have been more than 400 reported global incidents of COVID-19-related violence

7/8/2020 3:00:00 PM

Pandemic changing strategies for parking garages

Moving into the new normal of parking garage management

7/8/2020 2:00:00 PM

Q&A: Battery-operated emergency lights for ATS?

Brad Keyes discusses battery-operated emergency lights for ATS

7/8/2020 10:00:00 AM

LA’s motion picture home battles coronavirus despite precautions

Management stockpiled surgical gowns, N95 masks and gloves

7/8/2020 9:00:00 AM

Women's Apparel Company Pivots to Produce Masks

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Crown Health Care Laundry Services Recertifies Five Laundries for Hygienically Clean Healthcare

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Technology Disinfects Masks and Gowns in Seconds, Economically and Environmentally

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Larco Coppershield and U-WAV Product Description

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

HMMC Launches COVID-19 Product Exchange Site for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers

7/8/2020 12:00:00 AM

Pa. nursing home requires non-medical staff to assist nurses

Building maintenance staff and others are told to help with resident care

7/7/2020 3:00:00 PM

N95 mask shortage still a problem

More than 20 states saw an increase in their daily average of coronavirus cases in mid-June

7/7/2020 2:00:00 PM

Michigan won’t put COVID-19 patients in vacant facilities

But state officials set up a system in which infected residents are cared for in isolated areas of nursing homes

7/7/2020 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals in San Antonio implementing no-visitor policy amid Covid spike

Visitors allowed for critically ill, laboring, pediatric patients

7/7/2020 11:00:00 AM

Hygienic flooring essential choice for healthcare

Pathogens can spread from the floor to hands and other high-touch surfaces throughout a hospital room

7/7/2020 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Security

Security fundamentals for temporary facilities

Six steps for effective security design and operation during an emergency

7/7/2020 8:00:00 AM

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards

7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Launches Annual America’s Best Restroom Nationwide Contest

7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Public Hospitals Authority Modernizes Financial and Supply Chain Systems with Infor

7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

P&G Professional Survey Reveals Consumers Want Transparency in Cleaning

7/7/2020 12:00:00 AM

Covid outbreak at Mass. veterans facility linked catastrophic decisions

Holyoke Soldiers' Home outbreak killed 76 vets

7/6/2020 3:00:00 PM

Veterans’ home had ‘the opposite of infection control’

An independent report on the coronavirus outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home found wards with both infected and uninfected patients

7/6/2020 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities adjust practices based on supply shortages

Many facilities have started self-producing PPE and test materials and reprocessing respirators

7/6/2020 12:00:00 PM

Pro hand-hygiene culture better than monitoring devices

Consistent and constant messaging and staff empowerment as key drivers of success, according to a study

7/6/2020 11:00:00 AM

Masks, field hospitals seen as urgent preparations for second wave

Ontario Hospital Association also called for the Ontario government to give clearer advice about when people should wear masks

7/6/2020 9:00:00 AM

Epatra Announce Partnership with Lenovo

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Green Seal Releases Safer Disinfecting Guidelines for COVID-19

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Kimberly-Clark Professional and AHE to Honor Frontline Environmental Services Professionals

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Rush Memorial Expands Treatment Capacity with Renovation

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

CertaSite Acquires ABC Fire Extinguisher Co.

7/6/2020 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Reopening onsite restaurants in healthcare facilities

A limited menu, eliminated seating and enhanced cleaning policies can help the transition

7/2/2020 3:00:00 PM

There’s still a PPE shortage in Massachusetts

A second wave could bring situation to crisis level

7/2/2020 2:00:00 PM

Honda, GM producing hand sanitizer for healthcare facilities

An apparatus designed to manufacture the electrodes used in the fuel cells has been repurposed

7/2/2020 12:00:00 PM


Preparation for entering the next pandemic with copper and other automatic door solutions

It is critical for public spaces to implement solutions to prevent escalating virus spread as they re-open in the new normal

7/2/2020 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

The more cybersecurity changes, the more it stays the same

It is time for an evolution in cybersecurity that focuses on adversary disruption

7/2/2020 8:00:00 AM

MedSign International Introduces Qortex Home TV-based Telehealth Solution

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Introducing COVID-19 Safety & Screening Solutions for Industrial Workplaces

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Absolute Best Cleaning Service Invests in Electrostatic Technology

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Identiv’s COVID-19 Response Solutions Support Enterprise and Government Customers in Worldwide Reopenings

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

Crest Healthcare Supply Expands Safety Net Infection Control Partnership

7/2/2020 12:00:00 AM

GEMA, Georgia National Guard moving makeshift hospital for potential second wave

Seventy-six beds will be set up in the Youth ChalleNGe Academy in Milledgeville

7/1/2020 3:00:00 PM

The importance of FTEs for pandemic preparedness

Full-time employees and contractors must be determined on an environment-by-environment basis

7/1/2020 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Improving mobile medical equipment security and safety with electronic access control

Take time to review existing best practices and embrace innovation

7/1/2020 12:00:00 PM

Q&A: Storing a single oxygen cylinder in a dental clinic

Brad Keyes discusses storing oxygen cylinders

7/1/2020 10:00:00 AM

Preparing facilities for reopening

Take time to review existing best practices and embrace innovation

7/1/2020 9:00:00 AM

New Approach to Extend Shelf Life for N95 Mask

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

New Munters Whitepaper Explores How Humidity Affects Viral Infectivity and Longevity

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Lorin Develops Anodized Aluminum Floor and Counter Stands for Hand Sanitizer Dispensers

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM

Eon and AWS Partnership Advances the Pace of Healthcare Technology Adoption

7/1/2020 12:00:00 AM


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