Focus: Infection Control

Documenting pandemic poses safety challenge

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

May 21, 2020

A photographer is documenting the coronavirus pandemic through the eyes of patients and staff at Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck, N.J., according to an article on the WBUR website.

Few hospitals have a full-time photographer on staff. Most of the work is for advertising or event coverage, but  his role needed to change amid the coronavirus.

Holy Name’s photographer wears the same personal protective equipment as doctors and nurses. When he leaves a room, he has to change his gloves and decontaminate his gear before moving on.

He also hopes to eventually shoot the hospital’s recovery as it switches back to operating as a non-COVID-19 hospital.

Read the article.


See the latest posts on our homepage Share

Topic Area: Infection Control

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Facilities

Mold can often grow out of sight and unnoticed.


Cybersecurity Evolve as Attacks on Healthcare Sector Grow

Cyber attacks on healthcare organizations have increased 94 percent year-over-year.


FGI Resource Targets Facilities Readiness for Emergencies

White paper helps facilities managers determine best practices and establish a new minimum standard on emergency preparedness and response.


How COVID-19 Re-Focused Facilities on Compliance

The pandemic was the ultimate litmus test for and real-world example of hospital compliance standards.


Ceiling Change Nearly Doubles Pressure Differential in Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital's Patient Room

The target was to maintain the minimum 0.020” w.c. under all conditions.



News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

You Might Like