November 2016 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Focusing on infection control in the emergency department

Some EDs are making contributions to their facilities' HAI prevention efforts

11/30/2016 3:00:00 PM

Designers rethink hospital gowns

New gown design includes antibacterial element

11/30/2016 2:00:00 PM


Four decisive steps to optimize your RFP for project success

Better project outcomes result from decisiveness when developing the RFP

11/30/2016 12:00:00 PM

Georgia hospital employee injured in shooting

A man opened fire inside a private hospital north of Atlanta

11/30/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Five-year internal inspection of sprinkler systems

Brad Keyes discusses five-year internal inspections of sprinkler systems

11/30/2016 10:00:00 AM

Hospitals that buy locally can help communities

New toolkit offers ways for healthcare facilities to purchase locally

11/30/2016 9:00:00 AM

New product sustainability information tool launched

SPOT, a web-based product sustainability information tool, can facilitate the selection of credible green products

11/30/2016 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Receives Top Ranking in Navigant Research Leaderboard Report on Building Energy Management Systems

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions and XAL Lighting Collaborate to Offer Integrated Installation System for Drywall Linear Lighting

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Offers 'Trash Madness' Toolkit to Help Organizations Advance Employee Recycling, Waste Reduction Efforts

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

EPIC to Co-Locate With ISSA/INTERCLEAN in 2017

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

CharterCARE and UnitedHealthcare to Improve Medicaid Patients' Health and Health Care in Rhode Island

11/30/2016 12:00:00 AM

Duke testing robot-nurse

The robot is being developed through a collaboration between Duke’s School of Engineering and School of Nursing students and staff

11/29/2016 3:00:00 PM

Perception of safety affects hospital quality, report says

Report explores the impact of nurses’ perceptions of workplace safety and their ability to assess and accurately treat patients

11/29/2016 2:00:00 PM


Tips for creating a safer healthcare environment for workers and patients

All too often workers or patients are injured through slips, trips, falls, or other accidents

11/29/2016 1:00:00 PM

Children's hospital planned in Colorado Springs

The 294,000-square-foot complex will open on the UCHealth Memorial Hospital North campus in late 2018 and includes room for growth

11/29/2016 12:00:00 PM


Indianapolis hospital kitchen upgrades to improve food safety, quality

IU Health Methodist Hospital replaced equipment that has been here for around thirty years

11/29/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing healthcare facilities with virtual reality

Many construction companies use virtual reality as a way to let healthcare clinicians immerse themselves in a true-to-size simulation of a new built environment

11/29/2016 9:00:00 AM

Change agent: Albert Manshum transforms Advocate Health Care's facilities

An architect by training, Manshum was attracted to healthcare facilities from early on in his career

11/29/2016 8:00:00 AM

Winthrop-University Hospital Launches Safe Patient Handling Program

11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Emory Partners with Macquarie University’s MQ Health and Philips to Deliver Cross-Global Remote Intensive Care

11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

New CTO at Iqarus Promises Significant Innovation in Remote Healthcare

11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Universal Expands LED Application and Technical Support

11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Koch Agrees to Invest over $2 billion in Infor

11/29/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pomona hospital employees fear patients are being sickened by dirty conditions

Employees of one of San Gabriel Valley’s largest hospitals say management has ignored situation

11/28/2016 3:00:00 PM

California hospital paves way for systemwide LED exterior lighting upgrade

Employees and visitors started fearing for their safety when approaching and leaving St. Mary Medical Center

11/28/2016 2:00:00 PM

N.Y.'s Samaritan Medical Center cancer facility's design based on the word 'hope'

The Walker Center for Cancer Care was designed to promote a sense of community, centering itself on a large living room

11/28/2016 12:00:00 PM

Reducing HAIs in long-term care facilities

Long-term care facilities should implement an infection-control training model that addresses issues staff members encounter on a daily basis, according to an article on the Long-term Living website

11/28/2016 11:00:00 AM

Indiana healthcare facility installs new energy-efficient lighting

Putnam County Hospital updated LED lighting in its parking lots

11/28/2016 9:00:00 AM

2017 top medical tech hazards listed

ECRI Institute names potential infection hazards

11/28/2016 8:00:00 AM

LEEDARSON Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite LED Fixtures Help Cosmetology School Cut Energy Costs

11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Software Updates Feature Expanded Commissioning, Product Support and UI Capabilities

11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

MAVERICK Technologies Announces Breakthrough Digital Commissioning Tool to Increase Efficiency and Transparency

11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Wausau Window and Wall Systems Celebrates 60th Anniversary, Continued Growth

11/28/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Operational technology could create hacking vulnerabilities

Devices and systems connected to cyber networks need to be evaluated

11/23/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Hospitals urged to be careful with the Internet of Things

During the past couple of months, malware has launched attacks against the Internet

11/23/2016 1:00:00 PM

WHO says Zika no longer an international public health emergency

Zika and associated complications still a significant challenge

11/23/2016 12:00:00 PM

A data-driven approach to healthcare facilities environmental services

All ES professionals should have data about the facilities they help to maintain

11/23/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Annual fire pump test

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for an annual fire pump test

11/23/2016 9:00:00 AM

Air curtains may be tool in the fight against Zika

Air movement is known to be effective in disrupting insect flight

11/23/2016 8:00:00 AM

OrthoNOW Announces 2017 Expansion Plans

11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

RLE Technologies Appoints Jeremy Swanner President

11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Extensions Now Available for GCX’s Newest Medical Mounting Arms

11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

HOSPECO’s SPHERGO Now Available with Disposable Cleaning Pads

11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

PENETRON Flooring Helps Student Health at Cornell University

11/23/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Managing an emergency or natural disaster

Information is key in a stressful and dangerous situation

11/22/2016 3:00:00 PM

WHO recommends ways to stop surgical infections

In the U.S., surgical infections contribute to patients spending more than 400,000 extra days in hospital

11/22/2016 2:00:00 PM

Managing technology in healthcare design

Managing the integration of technology into a building program can be complicated

11/22/2016 1:00:00 PM

Studies show retail clinics have little effect on visits to nearby EDs

Retail clinics may encourage an increase healthcare use rather than be a substitute for visiting the emergency room

11/22/2016 12:00:00 PM


How we can stop healthcare-associated infections

Information is key in a stressful and dangerous situation

11/22/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Waiting room design consideration

Healthcare facilities are moving away from institutional settings to aesthetically pleasing spaces with amenities and multiple seating types to appeal to various preferences, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/22/2016 8:00:00 AM

RightDry Technology Now Available Option with Munters Integrated Custom Air Handler (ICA) System

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Receives HREI Insights Awards Nomination for Two Medical Office Building Projects

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sharp Chula Vista Breaks Ground on $244 Million Hospital Tower

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

NYP, Unified Inbox Launch IoT-Secured Messaging for Healthcare

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Employees Drastically Cut Energy Use, Reduce CO2 Emissions, and Save $79k with Energy Marathon 2.0

11/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Opponents of Boston hospital expansion appeal project's approval

The group still wants to stop the hospital from destroying a garden

11/21/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Partnership seeks perfect nursing station design

The University of Kentucky joined the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington to add to the body of research on nursing station design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/21/2016 2:00:00 PM

Investigators searching for cause of fire in vacant building at Mass. hospital

An early-morning fire severely damaged a vacant building on the grounds of McLean Hospital in Belmont

11/21/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

CMS finalizes new emergency preparedness requirements rule

The final rule went into effect on Nov. 15, 2016

11/21/2016 12:00:00 PM

Infectious brain disease confirmed at Maine hospital

Portland hospital suspends elective surgeries in order to sterilize its surgical equipment and facilities

11/21/2016 11:00:00 AM

Infection control problems tied to Hep. C outbreak

Researchers say 2013 N.D. nursing home outbreak caused by lapses

11/21/2016 8:00:00 AM

Bradley Corp. Introduces Verge Lavatory with WashBar Technology

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Stains Perform a Disappearing Act with New Clax Magic Range from Sealed Air’s Diversey Care

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE LeadSmart Team Urges Real Estate Industry to Include Disclosure Rules about Lead Contributors in Water Systems

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Seven of Eaton’s Products Honored for Innovation and Technical Achievement by the Illuminating Engineering Society

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Master of Healthcare Informatics Program Offers Students Opportunity to be on the Frontline of Growing Career Field

11/21/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals using coal are 'smoking a giant cigarette'

New Zealand Medical Students oppose using coal in healthcare facilities

11/18/2016 3:00:00 PM

Former patient stabs five at Pa. mental health facility

The assailant was armed with a knife and an air pistol

11/18/2016 2:00:00 PM

Maintaining indoor air quality in long-term care facilities

Older adults are more susceptible to the effects of airborne pollutants

11/18/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

VA renovates Massachusetts nursing care facility

The roughly 20,000-square-foot space has private patient rooms and bathrooms and new communal spaces for family

11/18/2016 12:00:00 PM


Catalyst to interoperability in federal healthcare

To attain true interoperability, providers should be able to access one another’s information – across organizational, vendor, and geographic boundaries

11/18/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design / Video

New short-term rehab facility opens near Dayton

New 42,000-square-foot healthcare facility in Hamilton has a price tag of $13 million

11/18/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Transitioning from a centralized to a decentralized model

Move can cause mixed emotions among users of the space, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/18/2016 8:00:00 AM

Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital Receives CCPPP Award for Innovation and Excellence in P3s

11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Global Theater Linen Market for Healthcare Application: Rising Focus on High Quality and Hygiene Standards

11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bradley Introduces Verge with Washbar Technology

11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Corporation Supports Green Umbrella’s Waste Reduction Initiatives Regional group aims to drastically reduce landfill waste by 2020

11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Stains Perform a Disappearing Act with New Clax Magic Range from Sealed Air’s Diversey Care

11/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tropical bed bug making a comeback

For the first time in 60 years, a tropical bed bug has been confirmed in Florida

11/17/2016 3:00:00 PM

Dayton benefitting from hospital building boom

Five major projects are planned or nearing completion

11/17/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

St. Elizabeth’s plans multimillion-dollar building in Indiana

It will offer expanded primary care and urgent care services as well as medical specialties

11/17/2016 1:00:00 PM

Banner-University Medical Center expanding Tucson campus

$400 million, nine-story tower will replace 40-year-old hospital

11/17/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Water main break shuts off service to Missouri hospital

Hannibal Regional Hospital instituted a boil order after a water main break shut off service

11/17/2016 11:00:00 AM

York Healthcare energy project honored

Healthcare facility recognized for the fourth time for lowering carbon emissions

11/17/2016 8:00:00 AM

Bentley House Named Most Stylish Care Home In Nationwide Interior Design Awards

11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

MaxLite Launches Wireless Controls Kit as Complement to Indoor LED Fixtures

11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions and USAI Lighting Partner To Provide LED Downlights at Acoustical Ceiling Intersections

11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Research Demonstrates that Patients’ Perception of Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Multiple Patient Experience Measures

11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Simplifies Security, Environmental Monitoring for Any Size Data Center

11/17/2016 12:00:00 AM

Inadequate cleaning of complex reusable instruments among Top 10 health technology hazards

The ECRI Institute rated top health technology safety hazards for 2017

11/16/2016 3:00:00 PM

Designing for caregivers

Designing healthcare facilities with anything from opportunities for exercise to quiet places to work can influence how patient care is delivered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2016 2:00:00 PM

HIPAA compliance in the cloud: FAQs and myths

Cloud services provide a viable way to store and access HIPAA-protected data, as long as you understand the legislation’s basic guidelines.

11/16/2016 12:00:00 PM

Soiled linens could carry C. diff, study shows

In the dirty areas, 23 percent tested positive for C. diff

11/16/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in fire rated cabinets

Brad Keyes discusses storing oxygen cylinders in fire rated cabinets

11/16/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Walter Reed opens a two-acre wild garden

Healing Through Arts program area designed to help treat PTSD

11/16/2016 9:00:00 AM

Hospitals investing in training of security employees

Survey shows a marked increase in such training to meet increasing security risks

11/16/2016 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Sells Dialysis Clinic in Palmdale, Calif. for $6.97 Million, 5.0% Cap Rate

11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Ceiling Systems Contribute to Education Spaces and a Better Way to Learn

11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in October

11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Margulies Perruzzi Architects Completes Design of National Development’s Headquarters

11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM

Prevent Your Landscape from Downy Mildew this Winter

11/16/2016 12:00:00 AM


Lead scare at Ohio hospital traced to construction project

Elevated lead levels were found in part of the water supply at Miami Valley Hospital

11/15/2016 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities' energy efficiency challenge

Healthcare facilities must cope with the challenges of energy management in a mission-critical environment

11/15/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design / Blog

HIPAA Section 1557 language access requirements

Section 1557 is the non-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act that protects individuals from discrimination in health care based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex; including discrimination based on pregnancy, gender identity and sex stereotyping.

11/15/2016 1:00:00 PM

Report shows hospitals still struggling with deadly infections

But Wallowa Memorial Hospital reports that in 2015 they had no incidences of most bacterial infections associated with a hospital stay and just one case of the most dangerous.

11/15/2016 12:00:00 PM

Nevada hospital installs bacteria-fighting OR light fixtures

Henderson Hospital install lights that continuously disinfect the environment

11/15/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Case study looks at hospital noise reduction with flexible curtain track

An article in the Boston Globe on noise in hospitals reported that noise levels have doubled since the 1960s.

11/15/2016 9:00:00 AM

Superbug outbreak costs an NHS hospital one million pounds

Imperial College London scientists assessed a 10-month outbreak of carbapenemase-producing enterobacteria

11/15/2016 8:00:00 AM

JoTo PR Announces New Client to Improve Cancer Diagnostics and Patient Outcome

11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Wins Two Prestigious Awards from Electo-Federation Canada

11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Research Demonstrates that Patients’ Perception of Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Multiple Patient Experience Measures

11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Lochinvar Expands CREST Condensing Boiler Line with CREST 6.0

11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Hosts 2016 Annual Member Webinar

11/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Free Webinar: Integrating Efficiency into Healthcare – A Life Cycle Approach

It's scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 1p.m. Eastern

11/14/2016 3:00:00 PM

First Alzheimer’s care homes for people with Down Syndrome to open in Calif.

Two 5,000 sq. ft. houses will open in early 2017 and become home to 20 people with developmental disabilities

11/14/2016 2:00:00 PM

Soiled linens may cause environmental contamination

New study suggests that soiled clinical linens may be a source of surface Clostridium difficile contamination

11/14/2016 1:00:00 PM

Philadelphia-area seeing a boom in suburban healthcare facilities

Area is following the trend to send care access into the community

11/14/2016 12:00:00 PM

Will overtime laws affect infection control measures?

Donning and doffing procedures may be about to change

11/14/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities cultivating wellness with gardens

California healthcare facility cafe, garden helps feed the community

11/14/2016 9:00:00 AM

Using copper to fight infection

Researchers have discovered that copper alloys destroy MRSA, norovirus and other pathogens

11/14/2016 8:00:00 AM

Expert CommentarySecurity BeatCorporate Applications Events ITS Products Launches New Stainless Steel High Security CMD Cameras

11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Healthcare Clinical Trial Finds Copper-Infused Products Significantly Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections

11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

New Vice President for Partnership Development - a Pioneer in Patient-Centered Care

11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

US Federal Properties / CBC Real Estate Group to Develop Eighth Outpatient Clinic for Department of Veterans Affairs

11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Hygieia Network 2016 Award Winners Announced

11/14/2016 12:00:00 AM

Free Webinar: Integrating Efficiency into Healthcare – A Life Cycle Approach

It's scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 1p.m. Eastern

11/11/2016 3:00:00 PM

Bacterial outbreak likely linked to infants’ deaths at Md. hospital

Prince George’s Hospital Center closed its NICU for the second time in a few months

11/11/2016 2:30:00 PM

First cases of deadly fungal infection reported in U.S.

In June, the CDC issues a warning to hospitals about the deadly yeast infection

11/11/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

UC San Diego Medical Center’s Arbor Café revitalizes space, menu

A complete renovation of the kitchen to accommodate made-to-order cooking for patient meals is in progress

11/11/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Maintenance can help hospitals maximize access control’s benefits

Partnering with a security technology integrator can help solutions operate optimally

11/11/2016 11:00:00 AM

USP 800 brings comprehensive, stringent regulations to hospital pharmacies

The hazardous drugs that fall within the jurisdiction of USP 800 is published by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

11/11/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Trends in clinic design

One factor shaping clinic projects is the consult room, as providers recognize that oftentimes clinic visits don’t require an exam, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/11/2016 8:00:00 AM

HOSPECO Introduces Evogen EV2 Pad/Tampon Dispenser

11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

National Contest Presents Five Innovations in Cost-Lowering Healthcare Technology

11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

O&G Begins Renovation of Blood Draw and Pulmonary Center at St. Mary’s Hospital

11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cormant Partners with Future Facilities to Deliver Greater Data Center Operational Efficiency, Scalability and Reliability

11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Adobe, Infor and Topline Healthcare Align to Simplify Federal Healthcare Payments

11/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Cleanliness: Analyzing HCAHPS' Question 8

With the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) reporting mandate in place, the subject of cleanliness has become even more important

11/10/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Setting clinic design standards

Architects planning a post-occupancy evaluation to assess strengths and weaknesses of different clinic environments to create a standardized approach for design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/10/2016 2:00:00 PM

Free Webinar: Integrating Efficiency into Healthcare – A Life Cycle Approach

It's scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, at 1p.m. Eastern

11/10/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Palliative and hospice facilities' calming environments focus on patients and families

Healing spaces are aesthetically designed to help patients and family members cope

11/10/2016 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Michigan hospital plans security upgrade

The move came in response to complaints of a lack of security in the ER

11/10/2016 11:00:00 AM


Addressing healthcare-associated infections with modern hand-hygiene practices

A longterm care facility's infection preventionist should ensure that infection control policies and programs are up to date, understood and followed, according to an article on the Longterm Living website.

11/10/2016 9:00:00 AM

Keys for an effective infection preventionist

A longterm care facility's infection preventionist should ensure that infection control policies and programs are up to date, understood and followed, according to an article on the Longterm Living website.

11/10/2016 8:00:00 AM

2017 AHR Expo Education Program Expands Attendance Value

11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

NY Green Bank Announces Financing Deal to Cut Energy Costs for Long Island's Northport School District

11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bentley Systems and Topcon join forces to advance cloud services for ‘constructioneering’

11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Third Phase of Construction at HCP’s The Cove at Oyster Point in South San Francisco to Begin, Fueled by Strong Leasing Activity

11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Bade Roofing Expert: Take Time in Fall to Prepare Roof for Winter Weather

11/10/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

When it comes to security, realistic optimism is recommended

People with a glass-half-full attitude are much more successful

11/9/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

New plant to keep Mass. hospital running during disaster

Baystate Medical Center will be able to operate for 30 days if the power goes out

11/9/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Access to outdoors key in skilled nursing facilities

Fresh air, exercise, stimulation and exposure to natural light are all reasons to design outdoor access into a healthcare facility, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/9/2016 12:00:00 PM


Five guaranteed ways to keep your cafeteria clean and up to code

To avoid the spread of bacteria, healthcare facility managers should ensure employees are using proper food handling and sanitation techniques at all times

11/9/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Sprinklers in construction areas

Brad Keyes discusses removing sprinklers during construction

11/9/2016 10:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility growth will impact many areas

A smooth transition is critical for employees and patients

11/9/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for a population boom

Florida Hospital for Women was designed to serve a huge population swell in metro Orlando, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/9/2016 8:00:00 AM

Enhancement to Smart Connected Chillers Program Allows Chiller Plant operators to Access Chiller Data from PC and Mobile Devices

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Pella Corporation Continues Acquisition Strides with Addition of Duratherm Window Corporation of Vassalboro, Maine

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

National Innovation Contest Presents Cost-lowering Healthcare Technology

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Climate Change and the Indoor Environment

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

HCI’s New Resource Outlines First Steps for Applying BIM Data to Healthcare Operational Processes

11/9/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Report alleges health system used security more for black patients

Michigan Health System is being sued by former employee who made internal report

11/8/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Report says healthcare workers lack basic cybersecurity awareness

Employees are 'low-hanging fruit' for social engineering attacks

11/8/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Healthcare facility C-suite's role in a disaster readiness efforts

C-suite members often are more effective as community leaders during a disaster

11/8/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Design of nurses' spaces critical to patient safety

ProMedica studied conditions in its existing medical/surgical and intensive care units to inform design decisions for its new tower, according to an article on the Heathcare Design website

11/8/2016 11:00:00 AM

Sharps and debris found in hospital laundry lead to staff safety concerns

Debris being found in 'clean' hospital linen across Canada's Saskatoon province

11/8/2016 9:00:00 AM

California OSHA adopts nation's strongest workplace violence prevention

California adopted a standard intended to reduce workplace violence against healthcare workers

11/8/2016 8:00:00 AM

5 Tips to Help Control Construction Costs in 2017

11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling Solutions Launches New Global Commercial Website

11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Senior Care Center Seamlessly Migrates to IP Access Control with Tyco Security Products

11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Gerflor USA Convenes Leading Healthcare Designers in France

11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Dangerous Revelation: Survey Shows Hazmat Transport Pros Lack Confidence That Supply Chain Meets Compliance Rules

11/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Hospital shines a black light on hand washing

A Glo Germ demonstration showed staff just how good a job they did washing their hands

11/7/2016 3:00:00 PM


Is it your software or you? Sorting out healthcare technology troubles

If your facility is a hospital, nursing home, or other facility that serves food, a nutrition expert can help you put together menus that support patient health.

11/7/2016 2:00:00 PM

Center for Health Design launches new population health toolbox

Resource includes a library of expert insights, case studies, research data, strategies and tools

11/7/2016 1:00:00 PM

20 healthcare facilities get failing grade from Leapfrog

Fifteen hospitals earned an F in the spring

11/7/2016 12:00:00 PM

Weighing in on FGI guidelines

The public comment period for the latest draft of the Facility Guidelines Institute’s Guidelines for Design and Construction is open now through Dec. 12, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/7/2016 11:00:00 AM

Recycling non-hazardous PVC hospital waste

More than 40 percent of all plastic-based disposable medical devices used in hospitals are made from PVC

11/7/2016 8:00:00 AM

Enhancement to Smart Connected Chiller Program Allows Chiller Plant Operators to Access Chiller Data from PC and Mobile Devices

11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Virtual Mgr Announces New Customers in California and New York

11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Highland Commercial Roofing Reroofs 210,000 Square Foot Commercial Cosmetics Manufacturing Facility Roof

11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

OrthoCarolina Opens Rock Hill Office

11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Promise & Pitfalls of Facial Recognition & Biometrics Webinar

11/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Active shooter prevention strategies

Healthcare organizations can increase the chances that a planned attack will be averted

11/4/2016 3:00:00 PM

Video / Focus: Facility Design

New behavioral healthcare facility designed for teens

Washington region’s first behavioral healthcare facility focused on teens opens at Tacoma General Hospital

11/4/2016 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

One in 3 hospitals get an A for patient safety

Leapfrog ratings show significant improvement in some states

11/4/2016 1:00:00 PM

Washington healthcare organization builds $21 million emergency and specialty services building

Jefferson Health Care opened a new 52,900-square-foot facility in Port Townsend

11/4/2016 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility simulation center accommodates program growth

A new Simulation Center at Boston Children’s Hospital provides a 5,300-square-foot dedicated space to the Simulator Program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/4/2016 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare sector stumbling on cybersecurity

Healthcare industry has been hit with 22 major computer breaches in the last year

11/4/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

11/4/2016 9:00:00 AM

New Southern California facility key part healthcare village

Hoag Health Center Irvine designed for convenient care

11/4/2016 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Speaks on Interoperability, Sponsors Secured Cities Summit

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Shapiro & Duncan Honored for Commitment to, and Support of the Local Hispanic Community

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

For Third Straight Year, Emerson Network Power Positioned in Leaders Quadrant In Gartner Magic Quadrant for DCIM Tools

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Australian Cleaning Industry’s Enthusiastic Response to the NEW ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo 2017

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sunburst Chemicals Introduces Solid Green 24: Solid Biological All-Purpose Cleaner for Restrooms, Hard Surfaces and More

11/4/2016 12:00:00 AM

Preparing for healthcare facility cyber attacks

Preventing attacks is difficult because threats evolve to take advantage of vulnerabilities

11/3/2016 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals look to antibiotic-free meat to help reduce threat of superbugs

Making the transition to antibiotic-free meat can be challenging

11/3/2016 2:00:00 PM

New York hospital recognized for facility management

New York-Presbyterian Hospital receives ASHE award for integrating management system with regulatory issues

11/3/2016 1:00:00 PM


The value of strategic sourcing in healthcare

Strategic sourcing is defined as an institutional procurement process that continuously improves and re-evaluates the purchasing activities of a company

11/3/2016 12:00:00 PM

Scrubs may help spread germs to patients

The spots most likely to be contaminated were sleeves and pockets

11/3/2016 11:00:00 AM

Effluent tank helps hospital meet environmental standards

A new plant meets all of the hospital’s heating and hot water requirements

11/3/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospitals' design stressing hospitality

Top managers from the hospitality industry have been recruited by healthcare facilities

11/3/2016 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design / Blog

Improving the patient experience through thoughtful design

A new Chicago dermatology practice goes beyond the surface of its urban structure

11/3/2016 8:00:00 AM

Sofidel Releases Free e-book on Hygienic Paper Benefits and Selection

11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Enhancement to Smart Connected Chiller program allows chiller plant operators to access chiller data from PC and mobile devices

11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Up To Date Laundry, Inc. Announces New Healthcare Laundry Facility

11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Assistant Secretary of Labor Dr. David Michaels Encouraged by BLS Report on Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in 2015

11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

Werner Ladder Presents Villanova University with the Championship Ladder In Honor of their 2016 NCAA Division I Championship

11/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

San Antonio hospital increases security after employees attacked

Two nurses and a physical therapist were attacked in separate incidents

11/2/2016 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Meet the new energy IoT

Helping hospitals avoid power outages when disaster strikes

11/2/2016 2:00:00 PM

Creating an environment of wellness and inclusion

Three organizations have joined to improve the health of their community while creating a destination campus for wellness and inclusion, according to a Healthcare Design website

11/2/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility design can help build healthy communities

Healthy behavior may be influenced at the population level by changing the environment

11/2/2016 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

Living wall inspires heart health

Two-sided green wall welcomes patients and staff at the Spectrum Health Medical Group Heart and Vascular Center in Grand Rapids, Mich.

11/2/2016 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

11/2/2016 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Tunnels between hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for underground tunnels

11/2/2016 8:00:00 AM

Hon Expands Successful Solve Seating Line

11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Brands, Vantage Controls and QMotion, Integrate to Deliver Superior Lighting and Shading Solutions

11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tru-D SmartUVC Proven to Provide Reduction in Patient Infections

11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Former Silicon Labs Executive Appointed Chief Technology Officer of RF Code

11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

The IrriGreen Genius Irrigation System has been Tested by theCenter for Irrigation Technology (CIT)

11/2/2016 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Getting a healthcare facility disaster ready

As part of its Emergency Preparedness Rule, CMS requires that healthcare facilities prove they are ready to deal with disasters

11/1/2016 3:00:00 PM

Norfolk hospital fighting infection with copper-infused linens

More hospitals are using copper in bed linens, patient gowns and countertops

11/1/2016 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Manhattan medical school project cures chronic gloominess

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at the Columbia University Medical Center opened to students in mid-August

11/1/2016 12:00:00 PM

Green U.S. hospitals recognized

Becker's Hospital Review names 50 hospitals

11/1/2016 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Dallas-Fort Worth boiler system project allows for innovative ways to recover heat

New regional hospital project uses principle of lowering the heating-water temperatures

11/1/2016 9:00:00 AM

Surveillance video shows moments before fatal Florida hospital shooting

Video shows shooter slowly walk past an unattended hospital reception area and into a hallway

11/1/2016 8:00:00 AM

ROCKFON Ceiling Systems Help Save Labor and Costs on Drywall Projects

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

NEMA Releases Standard that Tests Audio Quality in Emergency Call Systems

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases a 25 KVA Temporary Power Distribution System on Wheeled Cart

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Launches Away-from-Home Paper Brand, Papernet, to the U.S.Papernet Brand Helps Organizations Protect People and Their Brands

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2017 Opens Conference Registration

11/1/2016 12:00:00 AM


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