October 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Focus: Facility Design

Tesla returns power to Puerto Rican children's hospital

Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish

10/31/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Long-ignored unsanitary conditions found at Ga. prison hospital

Bags of garbage have piled up outside the operating room, attracting flies and mosquitoes

10/31/2017 2:00:00 PM

Houston's most and least expensive hospitals

Out of 29 hospitals ranked in the area, only seven have costs above the national average

10/31/2017 12:00:00 PM

Electrical design considerations for healthcare projects

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers should be well versed in all factors related to their disciplines

10/31/2017 11:15:00 AM

Mississippi healthcare facility replaces 120 in-house housekeepers with contract workers

University of Mississippi Medical Center is no longer employing an in-house cleaning staff

10/31/2017 9:30:00 AM

Hot cleaning rags ignite at California nursing home

Cleaning rags had been removed from the dryer too soon without cooling off

10/31/2017 8:00:00 AM

ePIPE Provides DWI/WRAS Approved Protection Against Lead (Pb) Leaching

10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo Names 2017 Advisory Board

10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies Enhances the Micro UV Product Platform

10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acoustiblok Silences Baxter Regional Medical Center’s HVAC Noise Issue

10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouse Guild Honors Scientists at Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture

10/31/2017 12:00:00 AM

Man rides bike into Okla. hospital, steals laptop

Police trying to identify a man who rode his bicycle inside a Bethany hospital during a theft

10/30/2017 3:00:00 PM

Most common types of hospital security officer training

Survey shows eight of the training categories decreased in prevalence compared to four years ago

10/30/2017 2:00:00 PM

Group working to curb harmful surgical smoke

Association of periOperative Registered Nurses' 'Go Clear' program aims to bring awareness to the harmful effects

10/30/2017 12:00:00 PM

Greenest hospitals in America

Becker's Healthcare names 60 of the most environmentally friendly hospitals in the country

10/30/2017 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals honored for heating pipeline project

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was awarded Sustainability Project of the Year

10/30/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Rebuilding healthcare facilities after hurricane offers opportunity

Repairing or replacing healthcare facilities to their prior condition may be foolish

10/30/2017 8:00:00 AM

Diversey Launches No Maintenance Floor System for Healthcare Facilities

10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust Obtains Two Properties, Totaling $20.4 Million

10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins Eastman Publishes New White Paper on 'The Effectiveness Of Collaborative Spaces in Healthcare and Research Environments'

10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Champion Announces New Position and Hire of VP of Sales

10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST Announces Regulated Medical Waste Services Promotion

10/30/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lawsuit to block Boston Children’s Hospital tower dismissed

Supporters of Prouty Garden sued to block the hospital from building a new clinical tower on the green space

10/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pa. healthcare network plans $1B investment to build, renovate hospitals

Highmark Health's Allegheny Health Network to build state-of-the-art hospital and "neighborhood hospitals," renovate existing hospitals

10/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

North Wales hospitals' laundry called infection risk

Machines are breaking down and there are pest control issues

10/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Florida moves to shut down nursing home where 14 died during Irma

Regulators have moved to permanently revoke the operating license of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills

10/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Remote healthcare locations lead to a new design strategy

As healthcare services moving outward, design considerations are evolving

10/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Sustain Portfolio Now Included in Sustainable Minds Transparency Catalog

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Raises $98,750 in Employee and Company Contributions to Red Cross Natural Disaster Relief Efforts

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Integrates exacqVision with ShotPoint for Improved Active Shooter Detection, Reaction

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Leading the Way to a Connected Future at LIGHTFAIR International 2018

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Acquisition Expands Meridian’s Southern California Presence

10/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Family of man murdered at Johns Hopkins questions policies

A woman killed her estranged husband in the ICU

10/26/2017 3:00:00 PM

Four reasons to modernize a hospital’s electrical power distribution system

10/26/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Gov. says Buffalo children's hospital reflects new mentality

New facility incorporates modern features that reflect advances in healthcare design

10/26/2017 12:00:00 PM

Mich. hospital reviewing policies after shooting

A patient barricaded himself in his room at Covenant HealthCare until officers gained entry with ballistic shields

10/26/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Infection Control

How typical ceiling light fixtures can help reduce HAIs

Healthcare providers are increasingly looking for solutions that provide a safety net by disinfecting surfaces that may have been insufficiently disinfected

10/26/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Arkansas VA healthcare system failed to update cleaning standards

Standards for instruments used in eye surgery cited

10/26/2017 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Buys Medical Office Building in Laguna Hills, Calif.

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

FKP, CannonDesign Merger to Bolster Pediatric Healthcare Expertise

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Global Prime Logistics Rents Climb Higher Amid E-Commerce Expansion

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Washington's Sammamish High School Features Ornamental and Functional Rockfon Ceiling Systems

10/26/2017 12:00:00 AM

Puerto Rico healthcare system faces long recovery

The situation with Puerto Rico’s healthcare system is far more vulnerable than those in Texas or Florida

10/25/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Addressing fall risk with patient room design

A 2017 study uses a simulation-based approach to evaluate the biomechanics of falls to identify risk associated with physical design strategies, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/25/2017 2:00:00 PM

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Certificate of Need law for healthcare facilities

The court held that the law serves a legitimate state interest in ensuring that health care services are distributed reasonably and economically.

10/25/2017 12:00:00 PM

A month after Irma, Ormond Beach hospital still closed

Officials at damaged healthcare facility reviewing the assessments and evaluating the necessary repairs

10/25/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Receptacle testing

Brad Keyes discusses receptacle testing

10/25/2017 10:00:00 AM

New tent hospital boosts NZ’s disaster response

Tent features a series of interconnecting sections for triage, maternity, resuscitation, a 10-stretcher observation ward and a pharmacy

10/25/2017 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Launches Wireless Networking Solution for Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Platform

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Pathology Survey Identifies Key Innovations in Automated Image Analysis and Cloud Hosting

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Generative Space Award Presented to Jordan Valley Cancer Center

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Designated as a Live Well Allegheny Workplace

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

IIDA Unveils Winners of 6th Annual Healthcare Interior Design Competition

10/25/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals in disaster areas may have to fight for federal funds

Over the last 10 years, FEMA has denied appeals for more than $1 billion requested by local governments

10/24/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patient, 78, fires handgun inside Saginaw hospital

Police subdue shooter at Covenant Hospital without injury

10/24/2017 2:00:00 PM

Workplace clinics growing in Detroit area

Facilities are one way for self-funded employers or unions to save money on their health insurance costs

10/24/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

A collaborative approach can expedite the healthcare design and construction process

Key stakeholders include patients/family, owners, operations, administration, clinicians, facilities staff, clinicians and donors

10/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Suspected Legionnaires' disease in Buffalo hospital leads to water restrictions

Testing found slightly elevated levels of Legionella bacteria in the hospital's water system

10/24/2017 9:00:00 AM


Common generator problems - and how to avoid them

Conference also serves as yearly training event

10/24/2017 8:00:00 AM

EcoStruxure Power from Schneider Electric Improves Healthcare Facility Operational Efficiency, Safety and Patient Satisfaction

10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies Offers Strategies for Leveraging IoT to Increase Productivity, Attract Millennials

10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Brings Outdoor Spaces to the Forefront at Greenbuild 2017

10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Introduces New Single Cylinder Precrusher Series: Powerful Features Designed for Lighter-Duty Industrial Operations

10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Life Care to Modernize Norfolk Assisted Living Campus

10/24/2017 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

California declares state of emergency after hepatitis A outbreak

The disease has most often struck the homeless or drug users, but has spread to workers at a healthcare facility

10/23/2017 3:00:00 PM

Fire at Ohio hospital forces evacuation, closing

Fire at Summa St. Thomas Hospital in Akron in basement

10/23/2017 2:00:00 PM

Study: Room service improves patient nutrition

Room service showed an increase in both energy and protein intake

10/23/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospitals to improve access for persons with disabilities

N.Y. facillites to make changes as part of lawsuit settlement

10/23/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital food can carry MRSA, VRE

The study shows one or more food specimens were positive for pathogens

10/23/2017 9:00:00 AM

Hospital security professionals gather at Kentucky conference

Conference also serves as yearly training event

10/23/2017 8:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Awarded for Sustainability Leadership

10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

How Safe is Your Data With the IoT and Smart Devices?

10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Rockfon North America Facility Begins Production

10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

University Expected to Save $650K During First Year of Johnson Controls Contract

10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Daikin Applied Showcases Air Intelligence at Bi-Annual User Conference

10/23/2017 12:00:00 AM

Woman who gave birth in Japan photographs hospital meals

Meals look more than restaurant-worthy

10/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Debunking the assumptions around proper hand hygiene

Hand hygiene in healthcare involves not only washing hands with soap and water, but also the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers

10/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Hospital ship off Puerto Rico sits mostly idle 2 weeks after its arrival

Only 33 of the 250 beds on the Comfort — 13 percent — are being used

10/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Today's medical office design emphasizes efficiency and aesthetics

New facilities offer patients a tranquil, relaxing and beautiful environment

10/20/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Dirty floors, kitchens found at Colorado veterans hospital

The inspections also found two doors in a mental health treatment facility were found unlocked and the alarms were not turned on

10/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

Minn. hospital sued after stillborn baby discarded with dirty laundry

Regions Hospital in St. Paul had promised to cremate the remains

10/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte Furthers Market Leadership with New Mobile, Interoperability, and Personalization Capabilities

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouse Guild to Host Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Award Lecture On Oct. 20-21

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

2018 AHR Expo to Host Show’s Largest-ever Education Program

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legionella Remediation in Plumbing Systems: Analytics that Expose Root Problems and Best Solutions

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

New API for Energy Efficiency Data from Verdigris

10/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

U.S. healthcare can learn from 'Game of Thrones'

Healthcare leaders are urged to to spot emerging threats early on: Winter is coming

10/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Tomorrow's hospital will include digital command centers

Experts envision hospitals using a central command center that mimics an air traffic control system

10/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

St. Barnabas Medical Center stresses safety, privacy in design

CEO discusses the strategy behind hospital's new family pavilion

10/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Scandal-plagued hospital's cleaners claim hygiene standards dropping under new contractor

Since the hospital in Edmonton, North London, changed its cleaning firm in June, ten porters' jobs have been cut

10/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/19/2017 10:00:00 AM

Technology that can improve behavioral health environments

One example is polycarbonate electronic glazing on doors that can switch to be transparent or translucent, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Adapting to changes in healthcare design

Strategies can guard hospitals against obsolescence

10/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

CBRE Releases Tenth Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fall is Ideal Time to Prepare Facilities for Winter From Roof to Foundation

10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

thyssenkrupp’s Predictive Maintenance Solution, MAX, Now Reducing Service Intervention Times

10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

The Proposed Repeal of the Clean Power Plan Shortchanges the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Johnson Controls Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey Results

10/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Some flexibility seen in Florida nursing home generator order

Agency posted a rule outlining steps that nursing homes that are facing circumstances beyond their control

10/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

Community hospitals swamped after wildfires shut down major hospitals

Some facilities are running out of supplies, such as linens

10/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

California firestorm strains healthcare system

One company installed air purifiers to try to help with the smoke at three of its dialysis clinics

10/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

Man arrested after streaming online while holding a gun at Columbus hospital

a security guard at the hospital who spotted the video

10/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Stairwell exit locked door

Brad Keyes discusses stairwell exit locked door

10/18/2017 10:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

New textile disinfects itself

Material is designed to be used on hospital doors instead of the traditional aluminum door plate

10/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Trane Honors Crosstown Concourse with Energy Efficiency Leader Award

10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform

10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pella Corporation Builds Luxury Business with the Addition of Bonelli Windows & Doors

10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Usman Tariq is New Managing Principal of HDR’s LA Studio

10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

DebMed Offers Guidance for Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance for International Infection Prevention Week, Oct. 15-21

10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals evacuated during Northern California wildfires

At least two hospitals in Northern California evacuated patients as wildfires destroyed 1,500 structures

10/17/2017 3:00:00 PM

New lifting device may cut down on healthcare facility staff injuries

Healthcare workers experience injuries at nearly three times the rate of other professional and business services

10/17/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

Healthcare facilities must have business continuity plan

There are guidelines in place to help healthcare facilities ensure the viability of critical systems

10/17/2017 12:00:00 PM


Mobile weather monitoring technology can aid first responders

A hospital operation center could rely on those driving ambulances or helicopters to make decisions that are best for them and their patients

10/17/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/17/2017 10:00:00 AM

Mayo food service fight boosts SEIU membership

Food service workers at Charter House voted to unionize by a 2-to-1 ratio.

10/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Drones studied for infection control possibilities

Technology may help with baby monitoring, remote health checks

10/17/2017 8:00:00 AM

Buildings of the Future: It’s Time to Rethink the Bottom Line

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cortet by CEL Releases new E100 Gateway for Next Generation Smart Lighting Control

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Milestone Scientific Announces over 500 Successful Procedures Using CompuFlo Epidural System

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSM Announces Partnership with Cerapedics

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

2017 Energy Efficiency Indicator Survey: Interest and Investment in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Continues to Increase Globally

10/17/2017 12:00:00 AM

Puerto Rico’s healthcare situation is dire, three weeks after hurricane

Hospitals are running low on medicine while admitting patients from medical centers where generators failed

10/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Expert says Flint's Legionnaires' outbreak likely killed more people than reported

The death toll attributed to the 2014-2015 Legionnaires' outbreak in Michigan may exceed the 12 reported deaths

10/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Tips for pharmaceutical waste management

Healthcare facilities are faced with two key challenges related to pharmaceutical waste management

10/16/2017 12:00:00 PM

CHI Health develops restaurant-style menu

Nebraska system reconfigured a cook-chill food preparation system, a centralized tray system and a retherm cart delivery system to get greater diversity and higher-quality food

10/16/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/16/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design issues can particularly affect the elderly

Much research on environments for the aging can be applied to hospital design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/16/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CMS requirement addresses Legionnaires' Disease control in longterm care facilities

Nineteen percent of all Legionnaires' disease outbreaks are longterm-care-related

10/16/2017 8:00:00 AM

LiquidCool Solutions CEO Herb Zien to Speak During Critical Facilities Summit

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Announces 2018 Innovation Award Winners

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Dr. Irving Pike Elected President of the American College of Gastroenterology

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE Protecting DC Metro Properties for Nearly Two Decades

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand to Display its Latest Wattstopper and Solarfective Solutions at LightShow West 2017

10/16/2017 12:00:00 AM

One Texas nursing home evacuation began with a gun drawn

Volunteer drew gun when facility staff wouldn't allow evacuation of patients

10/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals evacuate as California wildfires spread

Kaiser Permanente's and Sutter Health's Santa Rosa hospitals transported patients to other healthcare facilities

10/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Calif. hospital designed to reduce clinician stress

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford asked children, families, employees and medical staff for input

10/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

Maintaining healthcare facility security with unrestricted family visitation policies

The right technologies can help maintain the right balance between openness and security

10/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Navigating challenges while implementing strategy

Data-driven metrics coupled with an understanding of the more nuanced aspects of planning are essential to achieving the goals outlined in a complex strategy

10/13/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CDC offers advice on controlling spread of superbug fungus

The multidrug-resistant yeast is transmitted in healthcare settings

10/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

HDR Establishes New Los Angeles Office

10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Data on Novel Surface Disinfectant Presented at IDWeek 2017

10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Partners with School for Green Apple Day of Service

10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Redefines Patient Engagement, Launches iCare Navigator with AI-Driven Virtual Health Coach

10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Locating Corporate Headquarters in York County

10/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

USNS Comfort responds to second hospital generator failure in Puerto Rico

The hospital ship received four critical patients from Hospital Menonita in Caguas

10/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility consults staff on design questions

Woman's Hospital in Louisiana has endured hurricanes and floods, state budget cuts and the construction of a $327 million facility

10/12/2017 2:00:00 PM


The Triple S reinventing healthcare: Speed, scalability & space

The future of Big Data is promising — the analytics market in healthcare is projected to grow from $7 billion in 2016 to $24 billion in the next five years

10/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Akron children’s hospital designed to consolidate services

Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley campus consolidates service offerings previously located at multiple locations, according to a photo tour on the Healthcare Design website

10/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

N.Y. VA facility problems blamed on poor maintenance oversight

Surgeries were suspended between mid-February and early June of 2016 after metal particles were found in the airflow to the operating rooms

10/12/2017 9:00:00 AM


The contradiction of healthcare facility noise

The activities and systems that are necessary to deliver care and protect patients are the same that produce the noises that disturb patients and obstruct optimal outcomes

10/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Halyard Health Introduces Recognition Program for Sterile Processing Departments Delivering Exceptional Patient Safety

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Top Hospital in Iowa Unifies with Johnson Controls Security Management Platform

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Tufts Health Plan Earns Energy Star Certification For 12Th Consecutive Year

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ram Board Introduces Easy-Secure, Easy-Release Tape

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Atrix releases individually certified HEPA filters

10/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Senator calls for public disclosure of hospital safety inspections

Request sparked by an investigative report by the Wall Street Journal, that found The Joint Commission seldom revokes its seal of approval

10/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Technology trends dominating healthcare

IT will dominate the landscape for the foreseeable future

10/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Storage wards: Selecting the right storage, shelving and organization solutions in a healthcare environment

The challenges of a healthcare environment make designing and integrating the right shelving and storage solutions critically important

10/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia builds safe haven unit

Evidence-based design was used to choose design features proven to have a positive effect on the emotional state of patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Addressable fire alarm systems

Brad Keyes discusses addressable fire alarm systems

10/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Environmental service workers called unsung heroes of healthcare

Proper cleaning of surfaces is key to infection control

10/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

HLAC Sees Marked Increase in Accreditation Interest, Applications; Eyes Another Notable Year

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting’s Cobalt LED Retrofit with Glide Adjustment Never Breaks Ceiling Plane

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bain Capital Private Equity makes offer for Zenith Hygiene Group plc to expand Diversey in Europe

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Carnegie Strengthens Clean Slate Upholstery Offerings with New Metallics

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wolters Kluwer Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of UpToDate with Launch of 25th Specialty, Anesthesiology

10/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Many nursing homes are unprepared for catastrophes

Some believe Irma-like catastrophe could have happened anywhere

10/10/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety

Central OhioTrauma System Central helps Ohio hospitals respond to potential disasters

They have plans for blizzards, tornadoes, virus outbreaks, aircraft crashes, mass killings and other calamities.

10/10/2017 2:00:00 PM


Pre-plans should be considered in lowering facility, home and municipal insurance premiums

A pre-plan can be hosted by a facility or it can be a critical element of a municipal fire department’s tech toolkit

10/10/2017 12:00:00 PM

Man killed at hospital had officer’s stun gun

The suspect obtained the stun gun after being left unattended in the emergency room

10/10/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/10/2017 10:00:00 AM

Mass. health system tightens security after assault on nurse

New security efforts include limiting visitor access and subjecting everyone and all bags to search upon arrival

10/10/2017 9:00:00 AM

Making a healthcare facility disaster-ready

Many hospitals are still not fully prepared to deal with disaster

10/10/2017 8:00:00 AM

New Polyflor Product Offering Available from Ecore Commercial

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Recognizes Importance of Cyber Security Measures During National Cyber Security Awareness Month

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Morbern Announces Contract Program With Greenhouse Fabrics

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Bluetooth Controller Provides Wireless, Web-Based Access Control

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Eppstein Uhen Architects receives Grand Prize Award and National Recognition for Waunakee Intermediate School

10/10/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blood soaks the hallways at Las Vegas hospital after attack

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center resembled a war zone

10/9/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Toronto healthcare facility gets funding for going green

Toronto Hydro rewards Michael Garron Hospital for energy-efficiency

10/9/2017 2:00:00 PM

Walter Reed National Military Medical Center gets LED lighting retrofit

The project may stand as the largest LED lighting retrofit for a hospital

10/9/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study looks at potential infection spread from floor to hands

Analysis of 318 floor samples revealed floor contamination was common, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/9/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/9/2017 10:00:00 AM

Toronto hospital installing new encryption security tech

The strategy is designed to protect the exchange of data as well as sensitive data at rest

10/9/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Best practices for laundering of healthcare textiles

Proper laundering and handling are key to maintaining hygienically-clean healthcare fabrics

10/9/2017 8:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Welcomes Riffle & Associates as Agency Partner in Ohio

10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Total Amount of Recycled Rubber Used in Installations of Porous Pave Now Tops Ten Million Pounds

10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

General Pipe Cleaners Names Dave Dunbar National Sales Manager

10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

440+ Person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon Launches October Breast Cancer Awareness Month

10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Announces Merger with Sink Combs Dethlefs

10/9/2017 12:00:00 AM

N.H. healthcare facility reviews security after shooting

Officials say they are not presupposing what security changes may be needed

10/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Two microhospitals open in Nevada

The North Las Vegas Campus Neighborhood Hospital was the first to be built in the state

10/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Sioux City nursing home fined for food service

Facility plans to challenge $5,000 fine, potential loss of funding

10/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Health workers attacked and abused over hospital smoking ban

Rules banning smoking outside an Australian public hospitals could be reviewed

10/6/2017 11:00:00 AM

Critical Facilities Summit includes Medical, Labs, and Life-Safety Day

The 5th annual Critical Facilities Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Oct. 23-35.

10/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Resident input key to dynamic dining in senior facilities

Dining and menu choices can be a deciding factor for older adults researching housing options

10/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Does Vermont's largest hospital have an effective active shooter plan?

An active shooter plan is one hospital officials hope they never have to use, but think about often

10/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

EHNAC Releases New 2018 Accreditation Criteria Versions for Public Review through Dec. 8

10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fairbanks Energy Services Secures Validated Power Savings for vXchnge

10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling and Wall Solutions Expands Product Portfolio With Addition of Tectum Portfolio of Products

10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Offers Floor Cleanliness Checklist

10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Introduces Comprehensive Discovery Solution for Heterogeneous Infrastructure Environments

10/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Las Vegas hospitals request aid to treat shooting victims

Hospitals across the Las Vegas area were inundated Sunday evening after mass shooting

10/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Pittsburgh-area healthcare facilities say they could handle Vegas-level calamity

But hospital officials say they’ve never practiced for a tragedy of such magnitude

10/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Despite known best practices, hospital cybersecurity programs still lacking

Tradeoffs with data accessibility and portability make it almost impossible fully protect against attacks

10/5/2017 12:30:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare design risk assessment toolkit offered

It focuses on helping designers promote patient and staff safety

10/5/2017 10:15:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

LEED for healthcare: Flooring tips, techniques and materials

With its large surface area and high amounts of foot traffic, a healthcare facility needs the right type of flooring and flooring materials

10/5/2017 9:30:00 AM

Facility's security questioned after wandering Alzheimer's patient dies

Woman's body was found two miles away from facility nearly a month after she disappeared

10/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

Chartwise Medical Systems Scores Again with New RAF Calculator Debuting at AHIMA 2017

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

CXtec Pink Troops Joining Fight Against Breast Cancer

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

BridgeHead Software Becomes Member of CommonWell Health Alliance

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orthocarolina Employee Wellness Program Ranks 2nd in the U.S.

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Call for Entries for Vision Style Awards; New Category Added for Inspiring Healthcare Interiors

10/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Some nursing home disaster plans called paper tigers

Around the country, facilities have been caught unprepared for mundane emergencies

10/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Using technology to reduce violence against hospital workers

Security systems integrators can assist healthcare organizations in developing functional standards

10/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Building microhospitals offers challenges, opportunities

24/7 facilities have been built to fill gaps in service and care for non-critical patients

10/4/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Miami simulation hospital designed for hands-on instruction

University of Miami's School of Nursing and Health Studies Simulation Hospital is one of the largest and most advanced simulation hospitals of its kind

10/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Life Safety Q&A: Door to compressed gas storage rooms

Brad Keyes discusses the doors to compressed gas storage rooms

10/4/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Facility Design

Having a vision to withstand disaster

Design outcomes of this vision include generators that keep air conditioning functioning and glass designed to withstand significant impact from debris

10/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Energy Bank Inc. Selected as 2017 Global Energy Awards Finalist

10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Announces the Winner of its Healthcare Crowdsourcing Contest

10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Alsco/Eugene, OR Receives HLAC Accreditation

10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to Exhibit and Present at Emerson Exchange User Conference

10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Adds 100’ Continuous Rolls to LED Tape Light Series

10/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston healthcare facility official discusses Harvey preparedness

Memorial Hermann Health System was among the many hospitals affected by hurricane

10/3/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations

London's newest hospital failed fire safety checks

Cladding on Cladding on London’s newest hospital building failed fire safety checks ordered after the Grenfell Tower disaster

10/3/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design and Infection Control

Design and effective decontamination can help prevent spread of infection in healthcare facilities

Skåne University Hospital used knowledge about construction from the time before antibiotics

10/3/2017 12:15:00 PM

Pa. veteran hospital employees say fumes made them ill

Medical staff at the James E. Van Zandt Medical Center in Altoona say they're afraid for their safety

10/3/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Life Safety Codes and Regulations/Fire Safety

Medical overview of dealing with natural disasters

As the storms approach, each healthcare facility must make difficult decisions between evacuating patients and staff and riding it out

10/3/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Terminal cleaning best practices evolve

High-tech tools have armed facilities with new weapons to kill pathogens

10/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

JLL-Adventist Health’s Energy Management Program Recognized by Association of Energy Engineers

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fairbanks Energy Services Opens Fifth Office with Expansion Into Denver Market

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kinetic Water Ram Clears Clogged Drains With Green Power

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Johnson Controls Six-Way Valve and Actuator Maximizes Energy Efficiency

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Exterior Maintenance Made Easier with Groundskeeping Solutions

10/3/2017 12:00:00 AM

Few healthcare facilities in Puerto Rico have power or fuel

Some fear the worst is yet to come as hospitals brace for a second wave of illness as outbreaks of disease are likely due to the spread of mosquitoes

10/2/2017 3:00:00 PM

Navy hospital ship on relief mission to Puerto Rico

The USNS Comfort was stocked with supplies

10/2/2017 2:00:00 PM

Mass. hospital boosts security after nurse stabbed

Additional metal detectors, security cameras and panic buttons have been installed

10/2/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

D.C. hospital's sewage leaks seldom result in major penalties

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks

10/2/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Legionella found in Montana healthcare facility water supply

The bacteria was recently discovered at Missoula’s St. Patrick Hospital

10/2/2017 9:30:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Compatibility and infection control: Balancing cleaning demands with chemical profiles

MedStar Washington Hospital Center is under investigation by the D.C. health department for recent sewage leaks

10/2/2017 8:00:00 AM

CABLExpress Develops New Multi-Path System to Offer Simplified Fiber Optic Cabling Migrations

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand’s Elle Program Hold Fundraiser to Support Development of Housing for Wounded and Disabled Veterans

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Pall Leaps Forward with Patient Care Focus Following US Food & Drug Administration 510(k) Clearance for QPoint Water Filter Capsules

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

Houston Health Care Executive Shares Lessons Learned from Hurricane Harvey

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHA Comments on Proposed Updates to Hospital Star Ratings Methodology

10/2/2017 12:00:00 AM


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