August 2015 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Personal clothing tied to infections in NICU

Respiratory syncytial virus can be spread from caregivers' and visitors' clothes

8/31/2015 3:00:00 PM

Managing infection control during healthcare facility construction

Dust and debris can be a major source of molds and fungi spores

8/31/2015 2:00:00 PM

Boston's Children's Hospital plans for pedestrian bridge

Hospital wants to build a $23 million pedestrian bridge from the visitor parking garage right into the hospital

8/31/2015 12:00:00 PM

Reducing MRI noise and vibration

Reducing the noise transmission to nearby spaces requires attention to airborne and structure-borne transmission paths, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

8/31/2015 11:00:00 AM

Natural disaster infographic

Eastern Kentucky University offers data hospital safety problems during times of natural disaster

8/31/2015 9:30:00 AM

Facility professionals can have key role in mergers

Facility directors should be positioned to thrive after the announcement of a merger or acquisition

8/31/2015 8:00:00 AM

ROCKFON meets Arkansas State University's goals for aesthetics, performance, schedule and budget

8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lunera Lighting ships its one-millionth Helen Lamp

8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Integra LifeSciences to present at the Wells Fargo 2015 Healthcare Conference and the 2015 Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Modine's enhanced geothermal heat pumps

8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Light Efficient Design ranks 864 on Inc. Magazine's 2015 5000

8/31/2015 12:00:00 AM

Texas hospital may lose funding due to safety concerns

Federal judge may intervene in plans to cut funding to a North Texas psychiatric hospital

8/28/2015 3:00:00 PM

Boston children's hospital garden may be demolished

Supporters have asked Massachusetts Attorney to block the hospital from demolishing the garden to put up a new clinical building

8/28/2015 2:00:00 PM

Los Angeles VA renovates former mental health hospital

Historic building will house chronically homeless veterans

8/28/2015 12:15:00 PM


Garth Brooks backs Texas Children's Hospital's renovated Child Life Zone

The area provides a fun, safe and procedure-free environment for patients and their families

8/28/2015 10:30:00 AM

Pharmacy clinics' role in healthcare growing

Use of the retail clinics has been on an upswing for preventive services

8/28/2015 9:45:00 AM

Life safety consultant should be part of the design process

Healthcare projects often go through the early design phases without bringing in key consultants

8/28/2015 8:00:00 AM

National Gypsum introduces XP fire-rated radius wall

8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Bluepoint adds command & control communications capabilities to rapid emergency response system (RERS)

8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Camden introduces new surface mount, weather/vandal resistant, stand-alone prox reader & keypad

8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Business planning service launched by lighting solution development in partnership with COMPASS consultants

8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied expands line of air cooled scroll chillers for K-12 schools

8/28/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hospital food is experiencing a healthy revolution

8/27/2015 3:00:00 PM

AIMMC Center for Advanced Care blends two facilities

The expansions of the existing Creticos Cancer Center and Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center were originally commissioned as two separate projects, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/27/2015 1:30:00 PM

Photo gallery: Innovations in ED design

New strategies in emergency department design are showcased on the Health Facilities Management website

8/27/2015 12:00:00 PM

Missouri hospital completes patient move to new tower

Cox Medical Center South's opens new $130-million 343,000-square-foot West Tower

8/27/2015 11:00:00 AM

Health system teams with Walgreens to expand retail clinic model

Providence Health & Services partnership will stress care coordination, chronic care and interconnected electronic health records

8/27/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on calibration gas cylinders

In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on calibration gas cylinders

8/27/2015 8:00:00 AM

Servicon Systems appoints Susan Matt as director of operations healthcare, names Edwin Stephenson director of operations aerospace

8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center to undergo $418 million renovation

8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Atreo Services introduces liners for 6-inch hospital pneumatic tube system carriers

8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

Recent outbreak of Legionnaires disease underscores role duct leakage plays in transmitting airborne contaminants

8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

BACnet MS/TP controller simplifies building automation planning and installation

8/27/2015 12:00:00 AM


Okla. hospital forced to close ORs due to faulty air handling system

Surprise inspection from CMS finds high humidity in the hospital's central sterilization room

8/26/2015 3:00:00 PM

Report says HCAHPS surveys don't show the whole picture

Hospitals urged to start gathering a much greater depth of data to truly change the patient experience and impact business performance

8/26/2015 1:45:00 PM

Australian hospital's energy efficiency project criticized

Government priorities questioned after $3.3 million was set aside for improved energy efficiency at Canberra Hospital

8/26/2015 12:00:00 PM

Illinois nursing home resident monitoring law OK'd

Residents of nursing homes and their families can put audio- or video-monitoring devices in residents' rooms

8/26/2015 11:00:00 AM

Entry mats can help maintain greener facility

Without high-performance entry mats installed, a facility cannot be LEED certified

8/26/2015 9:45:00 AM

Conservation's value more than financial

Energy-management initiatives can build enthusiasm among patients and employees while raising the profile of health systems

8/26/2015 8:00:00 AM

Puck Lamp selected for IES 2015 progress report

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eye Lighting awards scholarship at Lakeland Community College

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Edge-Lit LED panel series now available in three sizes and range of Kelvin temps

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

CBRE releases its North America Cap Rate Survey

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

WeiserMazars LLP adds consulting principals

8/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Not lovin' it: Cleveland Clinic to boot McDonald's from food court

Clinic will discontinue a long-term lease that has allowed McDonald's to operate there for two decades

8/25/2015 3:00:00 PM

Improving patient care with IT

Most Wired Innovator Award honorees are using IT in innovative ways

8/25/2015 1:45:00 PM

Study backs sound panels for reducing noise in hospitals

Scientists are trying to reduce the amount of noise which is often double what it should be

8/25/2015 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Montefiore Health System cuts energy use with sustainable initiatives

Montefiore Medical Center has the longest running cogeneration facility of any New York City hospital

8/25/2015 11:00:00 AM

BIM can streamline healthcare facility management

The model information can be used for commissioning, maintenance, refurbishing and end-of-building-life decisions

8/25/2015 9:30:00 AM

Advanced nurse call systems becoming standard equipment

Real-time locating systems can offer new work flow functions

8/25/2015 8:00:00 AM

Anima Christi Healthcare Cleaning Services expands To Brevard County

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

FM approved K25 upright sprinkler

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Clarke FM40 orbital floor machines solve need for more powerful, versatile cleaning

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lunera Lighting ships its one-millionth Helen Lamp

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

Magnetek awarded patent for HPV 900AF elevator drive technology

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

U.K. hospital has motorized buggy to help patients and visitors

People with mobility problems can flag down the buggy to catch a lift through the atrium at Southmead Hospital Bristol

8/24/2015 3:00:00 PM

Duress procedures should be reviewed as violence increases

Systems may be antiquated, incomplete or not properly functioning

8/24/2015 1:30:00 PM

Proactive maintenance decisions can lesson future problems

Predictive maintenance techniques can determine the condition of assets and predict when maintenance should be performed

8/24/2015 12:00:00 PM

The ups and downs of a new healthcare facility

A new hospital comes with its own set of challenges

8/24/2015 11:00:00 AM

Researchers urge best practices for hospital cleaning, infection control

Study identified several favorable ways 'high-touch surfaces' in hospitals can be cleaned

8/24/2015 9:00:00 AM

Survey shows healthcare facilities managers salaries rising

Compensation for environmental services managers showed a jump experts say could be tied to healthcare's increasing focus on infection control results

8/24/2015 8:00:00 AM

Leviton integrates BitWise and Omni automation platforms

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Design-Build Institute of America and Water Design-Build Council announce strategic alliance

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power premieres first, transfer switch-based, multi-feature packaged paralleling system with load management

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

A showplace of design and wellness: Perkins+Will unveils Haworth Los Angeles Showroom

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trades & Advanced Technology Center at Santa Fe Community College in New Mexico earns LEED Platinum certification

8/24/2015 12:00:00 AM


Calgary hospital battling wasps in courtyard

Patient stung 25 times while walking near facility

8/21/2015 3:00:00 PM

Florida's Space Coast healthcare facility construction booming

Activity is picking up again, with more clarity on the Affordable Care Act

8/21/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hospital installing one of the Australia's largest solar rooftop arrays

Canberra Hospital is adding a 500-kilowatt solar system and installing LED lights

8/21/2015 12:00:00 PM

Grant changes plan for Ohio cancer hospital

James Cancer Hospital in Columbus adds radiation oncology unit to project-in-progress after receiving new funding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/21/2015 10:00:00 AM

California hospitals with cleanest rooms

Eighty percent of patients reported that their room was always clean

8/21/2015 9:00:00 AM

Michigan senior facility built with latest in design, technology and security

New 101,000-square-foot campus has a movie theater, fitness center, raised-bed gardens, bistro and courtyard with a putting green

8/21/2015 8:00:00 AM

WellDoc, Samsung and Ontario Telemedicine Network announce program to help manage Type 2 Diabetes

8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

ETC Unison Mosaic brings quiet to recovering newborns at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin NICU

8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Allscripts Electronic Health Records earn top spot in several categories, including interoperability, communications & connectivity

8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Care Management Technologies announces new client: Alliance Behavioral Healthcare

8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lutron's latest Maestro dimmer sensor takes top honors from NAILD

8/21/2015 12:00:00 AM

Throwback photo: Fire forces hospital to move to riverboat

A river paddle steamer called Medoc had been transformed into a floating hospital

8/20/2015 3:00:00 PM


Staying informed of healthcare crime trends

Staying informed of trends in healthcare crime is an important part of planning and maintaining a successful security program

8/20/2015 2:00:00 PM

Controlling noise, disruption in patient rooms

Hospitals are rethinking how they function at night so that more patients can sleep

8/20/2015 1:00:00 PM

OB design for an older mom

Patients walking into obstetrics units today are a more sophisticated population, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/20/2015 12:00:00 PM

Cancer center renovation to include floor-to-ceiling windows

Riverview Medical Center expansion will feature a 29,000-square-foot addition, as well as physical, visual, and technical upgrades

8/20/2015 11:00:00 AM

When's the right time to purchase healthcare equipment?

Rapid medical technology innovation makes the question more complicated

8/20/2015 9:00:00 AM

Incident management technology key to accreditation readiness

A major aspect of the accreditation process is the evaluation of the hospital's emergency process

8/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

Fluid Dynamics scale-prevention technology validated by GSA Green Proving Ground study

8/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

North Ottawa Community Health System groundbreaking unveils additional details for state-of-the-art ER and model of care

8/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Suncentral develops indoor lighting system that promotes vitamin D production

8/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Energy efficient solutions help Carnegie Hall secure LEED Silver Certification

8/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

CoxHealth moves tiny patients to new tower

8/20/2015 12:00:00 AM

Startups bringing healthcare 'facilities' home

Companies building Uber-like models for medical care

8/19/2015 3:00:00 PM

Missouri hospital plans $135 million expansion

Mercy Hospital Jefferson in Crystal City will add a three-story patient tower, a new front entrance and other enhancements

8/19/2015 1:30:00 PM

Longterm master plan selected for California medical center

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center plan a roadmap for campus growth over the next 20-50 years

8/19/2015 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities adopting new noise reduction tactics

Noise-reducing interior finishes can muffle foot traffic and medical equipment

8/19/2015 11:00:00 AM


California approves security cameras in assisted living homes patient rooms

Facility owner has been longtime advocate of cameras

8/19/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on corridor projections

In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on corridor projections

8/19/2015 8:00:00 AM

San Diego Community College saves big using Cree LED lighting with SmartCast technology

8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Metabolon and Baylor College of Medicine show Metabolomics may play key role in precision medicine

8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Building automation adds NXTM intelligent daylighting

8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE announces fall online courses

8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Coakley Realty announces Inc. 500/5000 Recognition for the second year in a row, continues strategic expansion

8/19/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hong King bed linen probe finds multiple issues

Investigation of the fungal infection of public hospital bed linen has identified lapses in almost every stage of the laundry process

8/18/2015 3:00:00 PM

Naval hospital gets seismic retrofit project to improved ability to withstand quake

Naval Hospital Bremerton safeguards the core building with shock absorbing inertia dampeners

8/18/2015 2:00:00 PM

Inventory management tips for healthcare facilities

Inventory management in healthcare facilities is especially critical

8/18/2015 12:00:00 PM

Montreal hospital closes play structure after injuries

Montreal Children's Hospital sculpture was recently installed in lobby area

8/18/2015 11:00:00 AM

Mumbai doctors hire private security after patient attacks

Doctors can dial a special number to mobilize security men to reach a trouble spot within nine minutes

8/18/2015 10:00:00 AM

$400 million 'destination' medical center planned in Rockford

New 188-bed medical center will include a women's and children's hospital with neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, a pediatric emergency department and a high-risk maternity unit

8/18/2015 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility's design inspired by IKEA, Apple and Starbucks

A new outpatient healthcare facility at the University of Minnesota looked to IKEA's philosophy of determining the price tag first, then designing accordingly

8/18/2015 8:00:00 AM

Potter announces collaboration with AES

8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

HLAC board president makes case for how, why healthcare laundry facility is key to preventing infections

8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE Legionella standard adopted in New York following outbreak

8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

HOSPECO puts you in control of spills with TASKBrand spill kits, pad and roll sorbents, and barriers

8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trane exhibits first air-cooled chiller with climate-friendly refrigerant DR-55

8/18/2015 12:00:00 AM

Cheers! Guinness brewery waste may help power children's hospital

Developers are trying to find out if waste heat produced by the Dublin brewery could be used by a new facility

8/17/2015 3:00:00 PM

Aurora VA hospital funding still up in the air

The VA is working with Congress to come to an agreement to fund the project

8/17/2015 1:30:00 PM


Nebraska healthcare facility will include a healing garden

University of Nebraska Medical Center and Nebraska Medicine's Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center will add to its healing arts program

8/17/2015 12:00:00 PM

Walk-in clinics forcing healthcare providers to rethink delivery

Consumers increasingly are looking for faster and more convenient options to get basic medical care

8/17/2015 11:00:00 AM

Concerns raised over cleanliness at Derry hospital

Monthly environmental cleanliness audit revealed low or no scores

8/17/2015 9:30:00 AM

'Retailization' changing medical office space

Healthcare industry changes are altering real estate needs

8/17/2015 8:00:00 AM

MSDSonline improves in-the-field mobile efficiency with enhanced chemical inventory scanner app features

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Center for Polyurethanes Industry announces finalists for Innovation Award

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Espen Technology releases LED T5HO with industry-leading performance

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Zumtobel Lighting, Inc. is investing $10 million for expansion in the Americas

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Design files for metal roof, wall panels available on three major online platforms

8/17/2015 12:00:00 AM

Study finds lack of evidence as to which cleaning method is the best

Among promising cleaning tactics for reducing healthcare-associated infections, there was no clear winner

8/14/2015 3:00:00 PM

The decentralized nursing model mostly working

Two studies have shown that patient satisfaction is higher in decentralized units, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/14/2015 1:30:00 PM

Florida clinic designed for shorter wait times

Changes, including smaller waiting rooms, may improve the experience

8/14/2015 12:00:00 PM

Hospital cited for food hygiene and safety lapses

Private facility in Eastbourne, England, told to take 'urgent action' to fix violations

8/14/2015 11:00:00 AM

Australian hospital admits mistakes made in rush to open

New facility hit with complaints about cleaning and catering, IT systems, staffing, cancelled operations and bed capacity

8/14/2015 9:45:00 AM

New technology can affect fall prevention

Design changes and material selection can help prevent falls

8/14/2015 8:00:00 AM

Protect commercial facilities from Canada geese

8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power announces new thermal system upgrade products, services and tools

8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton launches Power Xpert 9395 high performance UPS

8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Leviton launches next generation Evr-Green charging station that delivers up to 7.7 kW of power

8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

RENSON launches comprehensive line of natural/'trickle' vent window & door solutions in North America

8/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility moisture levels can impact energy costs

Relative humidity levels are an often overlooked factor in HVAC systems

8/13/2015 3:00:00 PM

Tucson health facility plans $500 million expansion

Plans include an 11-story tower and an outpatient clinic

8/13/2015 1:00:00 PM

Maryland hospital joins shift to outpatient care

Hospital plans to eliminate 106 inpatient beds and shutter many of the non-emergency inpatient services by 2018

8/13/2015 12:00:00 PM


Patient-centered hospital environment extends to audio

Trend to private rooms, patient-controlled audio supports care, quality

8/13/2015 11:00:00 AM

Best practices to green healthcare

Health system's sustainability strategy focuses on five key areas

8/13/2015 9:30:00 AM

Q&A on ozone machines

In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on ozone machines

8/13/2015 8:00:00 AM

Logicalis Healthcare Solutions predicts America's young will drive telehealth adoption

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Suffolk named construction manager for Boston Children's Hospital clinical building

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

WattStopper brings the power and simplicity of digital lighting management to the fixture

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

EnergyLite LEDs help Stanwood Self Storage lead the way to improved visibility and greater efficiency

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Tyco Security products introduces PSX Power Solutions for complete power needs

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM

Yelp adding hospital and healthcare data to site

Survey information will include ER wait times and the quietness of patient rooms

8/12/2015 3:00:00 PM

Florida hospital says flushed wipes lead to sewage leaks

Venice Regional Bayfront Health says wipes used for infection control were flushed down the toilet and led to broken pipe

8/12/2015 2:00:00 PM


How flooring supports the needs of today's medical and healthcare facilities

DeKalb County area experienced a major loss of water pressure and was under a boil water advisory for four days

8/12/2015 1:00:00 PM

Accident threatens water pressure at Georgia hospital

DeKalb County area experienced a major loss of water pressure and was under a boil water advisory for four days

8/12/2015 12:00:00 PM

Coordinated efforts urged to prevent hospital-acquired infections

Communication between hospitals, long-term acute-care facilities and nursing homes could reduce the number of infections

8/12/2015 11:15:00 AM

Air filter mistakes can create unsafe conditions

To ensure the best air filtration for a healthcare facility use filters with a MERV-A rating that matches the requirements

8/12/2015 9:15:00 AM

Design/patient care link to be explored

New grant initiative is calling for research projects that study the relationship between emergency department design and emergency care

8/12/2015 8:00:00 AM

Swedish Health Services signs 120,000 sf lease at First Hill Medical Pavilion

8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong announces enhancements to its Astro 2 series of wet-rotor circulators

8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric has released the Services Modernization Solution Selector

8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Siklu's millimeter wave technology to transmit security video from parking garage

8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

WattStopper brings the power and simplicity of digital lighting management to the fixture

8/12/2015 12:00:00 AM

Plans to privatize Louisiana hospitals' police shelved

Biomedical Research Foundation is reconsidering its plan to privatize the University Health police force at its hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe

8/11/2015 3:00:00 PM

Consumer-centric design may help with patient engagement

Retail healthcare facilities are finding new ways to compete in a competitive marketplace

8/11/2015 1:30:00 PM

U.K. children's hospital adds cheerful murals

Illustrator and designer Nick Deakin has created a new series of murals for the eye department at Sheffield Children's Hospital

8/11/2015 12:00:00 PM

$5.2 million in repairs urged for Ohio hospital parking garage

The nearing 50-year-old garage has numerous structural problems including damage and corrosion to concrete slabs, beams and columns and steel beams

8/11/2015 11:00:00 AM

California hospital expansion design includes water conservation landscaping

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford project designed to save water and other natural resources

8/11/2015 9:45:00 AM

Hospitals investing in delivery room upgrades

Out-of-date obstetrics units and labor and delivery rooms don't support today's modern approaches to the birth experience, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/11/2015 8:00:00 AM

Nicklaus Children's Hospital acquires Xenex germ-zapping robot to enhance patient safety

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

CNL Healthcare Properties invests more than half a billion dollars in the first seven months of 2015

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Quantum Secure certifies SAFE with AMAG Technology's Symmetry security management system

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied's Roadshow brings advanced HVAC technology to your doorstep

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

Spectra254 launches alternative financing program - offers healthcare facilities rentals for up to three years

8/11/2015 12:00:00 AM

California hospitals try to conserve water in drought

Hospitals have untapped potential to help the state fight its ongoing drought

8/10/2015 3:00:00 PM

New Orleans hospital finally replaced after Katrina

Charity Hospital staff was working out of tents, an abandoned Lord & Taylor department store and eventually a cramped interim hospital

8/10/2015 1:30:00 PM

Hospital closes wing due to safety issues

Guam Memorial Hospital wing seen as vulnerable to collapse

8/10/2015 12:00:00 PM

New Delhi dealing with excess bio-medical waste

Inefficient handling of toxic stockpiles remains a challenge for India

8/10/2015 11:00:00 AM

Making healthcare facilities climate resilient

Designing for future disasters and weather extremes can be a challenge because it requires a lot of hypothesizing, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/10/2015 9:00:00 AM

Philadelphia children's hospital opens new facility

Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care features two-story climbing wall, outdoor dining terrace and children's discovery garden

8/10/2015 8:00:00 AM

Downtown Detroit gets 'healthcare boutique' urgent care clinic

Henry Ford Health System site offers smartphone scheduling, virtual consultations, health concierges and wellness services including acupuncture

8/7/2015 3:00:00 PM

U.K. healthcare facility reacts to fourth scabies outbreak in a year

Care home replaces all bedding and brings in a specialist to carry out an additional deep clean

8/7/2015 2:00:00 PM

Kansas City hospital expands focus to surrounding properties

St. Luke's is also a real estate developer

8/7/2015 12:00:00 PM

Maryland hospital to be replaced with an outpatient facility

Dimensions Healthcare System will close Laurel Regional Hospital and replace it with a $24 million ambulatory care center

8/7/2015 11:00:00 AM

Pennsylvania healthcare facility to expand 'hospital farm'

St. Luke's University Hospital farm will double in size from five to 10 acres

8/7/2015 9:30:00 AM

Designing women's and children's hospitals for both groups

The challenge is to create a separate identity for each groups while maximizing operational efficiencies and collaboration, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/7/2015 8:00:00 AM

ROCKFON's ceiling systems simplify seismic requirements

8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Keeping occupants comfortable without raising energy costs

8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Eaton helps educational facilities avoid counterfeit electrical products with summer safety checklist

8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

AQC Industries introduces Q Duct outdoor preinsulated duct system

8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

BREEAM cites FloorScore Certification Program for indoor air quality

8/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Survey says ES managers getting increased responsibilities

Compensation levels for environmental services managers are also rising

8/6/2015 3:00:00 PM

Hospital closed emergency room after flood cuts power

A burst underground pipe caused the basement of the Royal Berkshire hospital in Reading, England, to flood

8/6/2015 1:00:00 PM

Historic N.Y.C. building becomes freestanding ED

Original Joseph Curran Building transformed into adjunct to Lenox Hill Hospital

8/6/2015 12:00:00 PM

Homelike design trending in healthcare design

Converting traditionally clinical interiors into warm, homelike spaces can improve patient satisfaction and facilitate healing, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/6/2015 11:00:00 AM

Philadelphia hospital design incorporates playfulness

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) new Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care was designed to make patients' experience convenient

8/6/2015 9:00:00 AM

Q&A on smoke compartment barrier doors

In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question on smoke compartment barrier doors

8/6/2015 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric's Uniflair LE room cooling series receives Department of Energy's certification for energy efficiency

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Energy efficiency a key compliance strategy for states in EPA final clean power plan rule

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Advance SC500 Walk-Behind Scrubber with EcoFlex provides improved productivity and sustainability

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

MTBC's Clearinghouse is granted full accreditation by the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Alera Lighting introduces two new linear LED lighting fixtures — plank and curv radial lens

8/6/2015 12:00:00 AM

Texas hospital says issues will be fixed before Medicare and Medicaid contract is terminated

Government has notified Good Shepherd Medical Center that its contract will be terminated unless it addresses issues including nonsterile surgical instruments

8/5/2015 3:00:00 PM

Flashback photo: 1949 Illinois hospital fire kills 74

Tragedy leads to national fire safety improvements

8/5/2015 2:00:00 PM

Virginia hospital tower opens after 10-year journey

Five-story West Tower at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, Va., replaced the 38-year-old, 250-bed hospital within its own footprint

8/5/2015 12:00:00 PM

Kids' zone at Texas hospital gets upgrade

Texas Children's Hospital got an upgrade and then some when the area was expanded to serve a broader age range of with new programming and activities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/5/2015 11:00:00 AM

Survey reports hospitals' green challenges

Health Care Facilities Sustainable Operations Survey says the No. 1 challenge in implementing sustainability initiatives is competing investments and spending priorities

8/5/2015 10:00:00 AM

NIOSH probing cleaning product exposure

Researchers will study the types of exposures and the levels at which cleaning products trigger respiratory issues

8/5/2015 8:00:00 AM

Inovalon and HP Partner to provide healthcare quality analytics for government programs

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Trane expands series of cold generator scroll chillers to include traditional and compact models

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Building Automation introduces new wiSCAPE external fixture module

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power debuts ground-up redesign of generator paralleling switchgear with custom capabilities at less cost

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM

Professional cleaning results for small businesses made easy by Diversey Care

8/5/2015 12:00:00 AM


AirBNB-style company could change healthcare

Software allows different hospitals within the same healthcare system to share expensive surgical equipment

8/4/2015 3:00:00 PM


The ever-changing physician real estate market

Local, state and federal healthcare regulations significantly impact the size, type and location where physicians provide patient care

8/4/2015 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities harmony with natural surroundings recognized

Vermont Psychiatric Hospital and Mayo Health Clinic recognized by 11th Design & Health World Congress for design excellence

8/4/2015 1:00:00 PM


Correct labeling: Keeping patients safe

Simple and often inexpensive steps can be taken to prevent mistakes that lead to injuries, infections and deaths

8/4/2015 12:00:00 PM

U.K. hospital asks staff to give up toasters and kettles to reduce fire risk

Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary's fire alarm problems mean workers at the hospital are also making hourly safety checks

8/4/2015 11:00:00 AM

Park Nicollet Women's Center focuses every detail on patient

The light-filled space uses well-known design elements like colorful furniture, artwork and complimentary beverages to create a relaxing and welcoming setting, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

8/4/2015 10:00:00 AM

Managing digital data

The building information modeling data process needs to be managed so that it is structured effectively from the outset of a heealthcare building project

8/4/2015 8:00:00 AM

ODOR DESTROYER from Sunburst Chemicals: safe, economical and environmentally-friendly new concept for odor control

8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Upsite Technologies taps former Hitachi executive to penetrate public sector it and data center markets

8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

CertainTeed Gypsum signs agreement to acquire Structus Building Technologies, Inc.

8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

DriSteem names Wadsworth Solutions as new rep firm for northern Ohio

8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Network Power bolsters security in best-in-class management platform

8/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

Indiana hospital opens ICU with massage beds, negative pressure rooms

The new ICU is part of a $40 million renovation to St. Mary Medical Center in Hobart

8/3/2015 3:00:00 PM

Reducing the risk of hospital-acquired infections

Effective cleaning along with appropriate disinfection practices can reduce infection transmission in the healthcare setting

8/3/2015 2:00:00 PM

Hawaii hospitals installing solar panels

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii adding first photovoltaic system as part of energy savings initiative

8/3/2015 1:00:00 PM

Hospital supply chains struggle with superbug issues

Hospitals stocking up on supplies to fight potential outbreaks

8/3/2015 12:00:00 PM

A smart equipment maintenance plan can cut costs safely

Improving equipment maintenance and repair processes could help healthcare facilities with their bottom lines

8/3/2015 10:00:00 AM

Poughkeepsie healthcare facility adds dial-up room service

Vassar Brothers Medical Center patients can chose and order meals from a customized menu and eat when it suits them

8/3/2015 9:00:00 AM

Tech should be an early focus of a nursing home project

Developers of long-term and post-acute care facilities must invest in a full range of cutting-edge technology in their buildings

8/3/2015 8:00:00 AM

HKS / FreemanWhite: Designing the future of healthcare

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

YORK YD model 'C' dual compressor centrifugal chiller from Johnson Controls now available with Optispeed variable speed drive

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

OSHA issues proposed rulemaking clarifying the ongoing obligation to make and maintain accurate records of work-related injuries and illnesses

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite Filament Lamps offer vintage appeal with LED efficiency

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM

Lutron Electronics achieves high level of compliance in IDEA's data certification program

8/3/2015 12:00:00 AM


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