December 2017 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Spokane healthcare facility sued after 85-year-old woman falls in construction zone


Woman walked past an empty nurses station, through an unlocked door and fell into a construction pit

12/29/2017 3:00:00 PM

Virginia VA facility construction 'more than a facelift'


$136 million worth of construction is going on at the McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center

12/29/2017 2:00:00 PM

Nashville VA deploys germ-zapping robots


Studies have found the VA to be more aggressive at controlling infection rates than other large hospital systems

12/29/2017 12:00:00 PM

N.J. healthcare facility wins first evidence-based design Touchstone Award


Award recognizes the use of an evidence-based design process

12/29/2017 11:00:00 AM

Repurposing retail space comes with risks, rewards


Abandoned shopping venues are being used as healthcare facilities

12/29/2017 9:00:00 AM

Building conditions cause most services to be cut at Kitty Hawk healthcare facility


Despite repairs, facility issues were ongoing.

12/29/2017 8:00:00 AM

EHNAC Partners With Omnisystems, Inc. to Extend Reach of Accreditation Programs Internationally


12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Agendia and Bluebee Partner to Bring New NGS-based MammaPrint BluePrint Breast Cancer Kit to Market


12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ochsner Medical Center Reports 49% Decrease in Infection Rates After Germ-Fighting Robots Deployed to Disinfect Patient Rooms


12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Introduces New Website and New Global Image Campaign


12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Energizes Interior Design for Kingswood Senior Living Community


12/29/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mayo OKs visible body art for staff


Currently, employees must keep their tattoos covered

12/28/2017 3:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital nurses say violence isn’t monitored


Informal survey found that one in three nurses were kicked or hit

12/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

How hospitals use energy


Energy efficiency and patient satisfaction intersect in healthcare facilities

12/28/2017 1:00:00 PM

New accreditation rules could discourage microhospitals


New CMS guidance may change what counts as a hospital

12/28/2017 12:00:00 PM

Several challenges expected to shape healthcare IT in 2018


Three areas of uncertainty will have implications for the information systems

12/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Canadian healthcare energy costs down, but spending is up


Government hospital funding is up by 59 percent

12/28/2017 9:00:00 AM

'Appalling' Adelaide mental health unit closed


Unit of Lyell McEwin Hospital in Australia called 'appalling and unsafe'

12/28/2017 8:00:00 AM

Shared Risk Program Results in Lower Infection Rates for Norman Regional Health System


12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Service-as-Product Solutions to Become the Powerful Tool to Achieve Competitive Advantages in Healthcare


12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Cary Parkway Names Richard Mabe Executive Director


12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Field Applications Engineering Team Adds Suman Parajuli


12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

PMI: Relationship Between Medical Coding, Provider Reimbursement and Patient Satisfaction Scores Here to Stay


12/28/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Healthcare 2017 - A year in review


2017 confirmed trends of consumerism and the need for more proximate low-cost options

12/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Senior living trends reflect industry changes


Several developments represent a new direction that will impact the industry, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

The right communication can improve patient satisfaction


Infographic charts key patient touchpoints

12/27/2017 1:00:00 PM

How to fund and implement high-touch digital signage


Digital signage can help a healthcare facility reach varied audiences

12/27/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Penn State healthcare facility CHP plant expected to save $2.5 million a year


The plant is expected to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by about 44,000 tons per year

12/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: O2 cylinder storage


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for O2 cylinder storage

12/27/2017 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Eight cybersecurity tools your healthcare facility needs today


Many companies are simply not investing enough in IT security, despite the obvious threats

12/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

Kettering Health Network Achieves $1 Million in Energy Efficiency Rebates from Dayton Power and Light


12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Three More Angelica Plants Earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Risk-Based Auditing Software Helps Healthcare Practices Avoid Consequences of Cancer Treatment Overbilling


12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

New Metasys Enterprise Management Platform From Johnson Controls Turns Building System Data Into Actionable Insights


12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Fenway Health statement on CDC policy around use of words and phrases including 'transgender,' 'vulnerable' and 'evidence-based'


12/27/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Eliminating the environment from the infection equation


Mother says she informed hospital staff of the boy's allergies

12/22/2017 3:00:00 PM

Maryland hospital attributes success to giving IT staff independence


Union Hospital of Cecil County encourages IT 'adventures'

12/22/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage


Reston Hospital is expecting an 81 percent reduction in annual energy consumption

12/22/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Allegheny Health Network planning first microhospital


Highmark Health and Allegheny Health Network will build four neighborhood hospitals

12/22/2017 12:00:00 PM

Inquest probes boy's death of severe food allergy reaction in hospital


Mother says she informed hospital staff of the boy's allergies

12/22/2017 11:00:00 AM

Blog

How to safely ship medical equipment


Making a good first impression often starts with the look of a modern practice.

12/22/2017 9:00:00 AM

UK healthcare facility admits health and safety failing after Legionnaires death


The Royal United Hospital has admitted to a breach of law

12/22/2017 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Names Jerome Soltani to Lead U.S. Field Services Operations


12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Completes Modernization Project


12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Greenville Memorial Hospital Recognized with Certified Zero Harm Award by Increasing Hand Hygiene Compliance


12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Chassis Plans Announces MTP Ruggedized Trifold “Lunchbox” Portable Computing Systems


12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Systems Vice President Charles Knuffke Elected Vice Chair of Lighting Controls Association


12/22/2017 12:00:00 AM

AAP revises infection control guidelines for ambulatory settings


The guidelines include updates on issues including hand washing and cleaning and safety procedures

12/21/2017 3:00:00 PM

Dealing with C. difficile in healthcare facilities


Newer technologies include dried hydrogen peroxide

12/21/2017 2:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Lighting

Healthcare systems lighting their way to savings


New lighting technologies can offer much needed operational cost savings while improving safety and the patient experience

12/21/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Curtailing facility water usage can aid sustainability efforts


Florida Blue put its corporate social responsibility pledge into practice five years ago by setting ambitious goals to reduce water and energy use and increase recycling

12/21/2017 12:00:00 PM

USP 795 requirements have relevance for healthcare facilities


The requirements are important for professionals involved in pharmacies

12/21/2017 11:00:00 AM

Nanotexturing on stainless steel creates bacteria-killing spikes


An electrochemical etching process creates a nanotextured surface

12/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Key design practices can improve patient care


Healthcare leaders are focusing on design that supports effective operations

12/21/2017 8:00:00 AM

Sofidel Unveils Papernet Multifold Paper Towel Range


12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

What are the Five Most Important Mobile App Design Features for Commercial Smart Lighting Applications?


12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Honored for Exceptional Environmental Responsibility


12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Commercial Launches Brand New Rx Collection


12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

Julia Cousins, Architect and Healthcare Design Expert, Joins Carrier Johnson + CULTURE as Project Manager


12/21/2017 12:00:00 AM

UCSF 'die-in' protests guns and Tasers in hospitals


Medical residents, students and faculty demonstrate to challenge the role of law enforcement in healthcare settings

12/20/2017 3:00:00 PM

Kentucky hospitals delay surgeries due to water main break


Break in Shelby Park caused low water pressure at the downtown hospitals

12/20/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency with building envelope retrofit


Other benefits include improved appearance and uninterrupted workflow

12/20/2017 1:00:00 PM

Las Vegas hospital sued over attempted sexual assault


The lawsuit claims a psychiatric patient was unguarded and unrestrained

12/20/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Privacy curtains


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for privacy curtains

12/20/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Seattle healthcare facility installing large solar array


Harborview Medical Center's installation will be the largest system of its kind on a Washington hospital

12/20/2017 9:00:00 AM

South Philadelphia Community Health and Literacy Center designed for synergy


The new facility replaces three buildings — a public health clinic, a branch of the Free Library and a recreation center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/20/2017 8:00:00 AM

Just Culture Assessment Tool Outcome Engenuity Releases its Just Culture Algorithm Software


12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

NACCHO Releases Standards and Indicators for Hospital-based Injury and Violence Prevention Programs


12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Illustra Pro IP Mini-Dome Cameras Updated with Theia Wide Angle, 9-22mm Lens Options


12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Provides Ideas for Gifts and Resolutions to Brighten Spaces This Holiday Season


12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

IP-Based Sports Production Becomes Reality with NewTek 3Play 3P1


12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM

Blog

'Bring your own device' policies should set alarm bells ringing


A survey by ISACA suggests that 54 percent of employees have a personal device they use for work

12/19/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Alignment, analytics and aggregation can boost energy savings


Energy supply management should keep pace with operational changes

12/19/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Healthcare facility lighting strategies


Lighting can improve patient satisfaction surveys and reimbursements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Madrid birthing center honored for design


A natural birth unit at University Hospital HM Nuevo Belen was recognized by IIDA for modern design and thoughtful detailing, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/19/2017 12:00:00 PM

Smaller healthcare facilities partner to adapt to changing landscape


People across 46 communities in north-central North Dakota and northwest Minnesota are served by outreach programs

12/19/2017 11:00:00 AM

Former guards cleared in death of patient at Mass. hospital


Former guards at Bridgewater State Hospital were charged after patient had a heart attack when strapped to his bed

12/19/2017 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Modernization solutions ease replacement for mixed-OEM equipment


Implementing modernization solutions can help improve the overall effectiveness and simplification of an electrical system comprised of mixed-OEM equipment

12/19/2017 8:00:00 AM

WellStar Health System Partners with WebPT to Bring Leading Outpatient Rehab EMR to Tech Stack


12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

New InvisAcoustics Basics Panels from Armstrong Ceilings Designed Specifically for Exposed Structure Spaces


12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2018 Seminar to Present “Fundamentals & Applications of Digital Signage Content”


12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

NewTek Announces Latest Release of LightWave 3D


12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds Professional Retrofit Kit to Expanding EVERLINE LED Retrofit Solutions


12/19/2017 12:00:00 AM

West Virginia health system runs dorm for commuting nurses


One floor and 44 rooms in a nearby dormitory are for nurses who have to travel at least 60 miles

12/18/2017 3:00:00 PM

2018 predictions for healthcare facility design


Emergency department reconfigurations for behavioral health needs and more microhospitals are expected

12/18/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Hospitals look to hotels for patient satisfaction tactics


Medical researchers say some amenities can improve health outcomes by reducing stress and anxiety

12/18/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Communicating the importance of good laundry practices in infection control


Healthcare textiles are a common factor in virtually every patient’s experience

12/18/2017 12:00:00 PM

New Florida hospitals reflect focus on patient-centered care


UF Health Heart & Vascular Hospital and the UF Health Neuromedicine Hospital open in Gainesville

12/18/2017 11:00:00 AM

Cotton Medical Center recognized as 'Best Renovated or Repurposed Healthcare Facility'


HREI Insights Awards program honors excellence in healthcare real estate development

12/18/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Universal design principles can help make healthcare spaces work for everyone


Healthcare facilities should be able to improve human performance, health and wellness and social participation, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/18/2017 8:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Introduces Prism, Smart RGBW Downlight that Changes Color, Kelvin Settings


12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

IUVA Announces Dates for the 2019 IUVA World Congress


12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Iredell Memorial Hospital Implements UV Technology to Fight Infections


12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey to Acquire Twister, the Leading Manufacturer of Diamond Cleaning Pads


12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Collection of New Color Palettes Brings Latest Trends to Life Across Markets


12/18/2017 12:00:00 AM

Los Angeles hospital closes due to earthquake standards


Pacific Alliance Medical Center would have had to invest $100 million in its 150-year-old building to come into compliance with California's seismic standards

12/15/2017 3:00:00 PM

Adding beds might not solve Canadian 'hallway medicine'


Some say healthcare crunch needs more staff and innovation

12/15/2017 1:00:00 PM

Hawaii State Hospital requires security upgrades before renovations


Oahu puts new demands on the hospital before it can expand

12/15/2017 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals save lives and money by investing in climate resilience


New report says preparing for extreme weather offers significant financial benefit

12/15/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Your healthcare facility's LED retrofit checklist


How do you begin to coordinate and come up with funds to replace lighting systems across thousands of square feet?

12/15/2017 10:00:00 AM

Computer stolen From UNC facility in Burlington puts patient info at risk


24,000 patients' info affected by the theft

12/15/2017 9:00:00 AM

Medical campuses are evolving to be mixed-use hubs


More hospitals are integrating shops and appealing public spaces into their designs

12/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Burgess Health Center Implements UV Technology to Fight Infection


12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Polyu Reveals High Prevalence of Bacteria that Carry the Colistin Resistance Gene In Human, Food and Environmental Samples


12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Announces 2018 Board of Directors and Executive Committee


12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Wins for Best Renovated Healthcare Facility and Best New Medical Office Building Under 25,000 SF at 2017 HREI Insights Awards


12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

PCDC Completes Financing for CT Health Center at Frontline of Opioid Crisis


12/15/2017 12:00:00 AM

Southern California's hospitals braced for disaster as embers ignite


Health officials in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara counties warned of high pollution levels caused by smoke

12/14/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infection preventionists' holiday wish list


System that encourages staff to wash their hands is on the list

12/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Infographic

Smart bathroom design can curb spread of hospital infections


Many patients contract new illnesses from pathogens they contact during a hospital stay

12/14/2017 1:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

N.C. hospitals moving to limit construction pollution


Many pieces of construction equipment and vehicles produce high emissions

12/14/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

White paper on energy savings available


'Energy savings — Realistic Expectations' downloadable from Medical Construction & Design website

12/14/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

'Three-bucket' sustainability


The easiest way to accomplish sustainability goals is to take it a step at a time

12/14/2017 9:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospitals offering healthier choices in cafeterias, machines


Canton-Potsdam Hospital has committed to doubling the amount spent on locally grown produce for use in the cafeteria

12/14/2017 8:00:00 AM

EvergreenHealth Implements UV Technology to Help Fight Infection-Causing Pathogens, Enhancing Hospital Safety


12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

New At Digital Signage Expo 2018 Emerging Tech Talks


12/14/2017 12:00:00 AM

Union plans one-day strike at Mayo's Albert Lea


SEIU Healthcare Minnesota and Mayo both allege unfair labor practices

12/13/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patients evacuated before Calif. hospital burns


Vista Del Mar Hospital in Ventura destroyed by wildfires

12/13/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities can generate energy savings with GPOs


Group purchasing organizations help health systems lock in prices

12/13/2017 1:00:00 PM

Blog

Supersized food can mean undersized profits for healthcare facilities


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

12/13/2017 12:00:00 PM

California hospital staff lauded for active-shooter response


Bakersfield healthcare facility was locked down after a man was spotted in the employee parking lot with a rifle

12/13/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clean utility rooms


Brad Keyes discusses guidance on clean utility rooms and door closers

12/13/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Northwest hospital food: Not just for patients anymore


Some healthcare facilities are serving up such good hospital food that locals are choosing to eat their meals there

12/13/2017 8:00:00 AM

DTechEx Launches Research in Life Sciences


12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Newton Medical Center Implements UV Technology to Help Fight Infection-Causing Pathogens, Enhance Hospital Safety


12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

PMB Welcomes Ken Henry to its Team as Senior Vice President; Adds Dallas Office


12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

P&G Professional Debuts New Charmin Bath Tissue for Commercial Use


12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Expands Wattstopper DLM Platform Integration Functionality with New Low-Voltage Auxiliary Devices


12/13/2017 12:00:00 AM

A CVS-Aetna deal may force Wal-Mart to buy Humana


Merger may force healthcare industry to shuffle ownership

12/12/2017 3:00:00 PM

Vanderbilt recognized for excellence in infection prevention


VUMC is the first hospital system in the nation to receive the (APIC) Program of Distinction designation

12/12/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

White paper explores how healthcare facility flooring can impact patient care


High noise levels can hinder the healing process, inhibit clinician efficiency and create compliance concerns

12/12/2017 12:00:00 PM

Center for Disaster Medicine brings a clinical perspective on emergency planning


Group has roots in 2001 efforts to answer questions about emergency preparedness that were raised after the 9/11

12/12/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Growing hospital energy costs can be managed


Low-hanging fruit includes turning off or reducing power to electronic equipment that is not being used

12/12/2017 10:00:00 AM

Hospital ship in Puerto Rico admitted just 6 patients a day


An additional 1,625 people were treated aboard the ship as outpatients

12/12/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient room design can affect stress


A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Launches Autocall Brand of Fire Detection Systems​


12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Orrison Healthcare Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2018, A Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award Winner


12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper Lighting Controls Contribute to Improving the Occupant Experience at Memorial Sloan Kettering Monmouth


12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Smart Hospitals to Invest over $11 billion in Cloud Computing and Data Analytics, Says Frost & Sullivan


12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity to Begin Installation at Virginia Commonwealth University


12/12/2017 12:00:00 AM

CVS-Aetna's success may hinge on older patients


CVS plans to turn retail stores into 'healthcare hubs'

12/11/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Four things to know about preparing for winter weather


How to help your organization plan for and respond to weather emergencies

12/11/2017 2:00:00 PM

IIDA healthcare interior design competition winners announced


First-ever Transformation and Innovation Award was awarded to Madrid healthcare facility

12/11/2017 12:00:00 PM

Geisinger focuses on ES department career advancement


Health system working to redefine environmental services

12/11/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LEDs can help healthcare facility become more energy efficient


Investing in energy efficiency can help to free up funds to meet the changing demands in healthcare

12/11/2017 10:00:00 AM

2017's biggest healthcare cyberattacks listed


The U.S. healthcare sector experienced roughly 336 data breaches as of Nov. 29

12/11/2017 9:00:00 AM

Micro-hospitals may be the healthcare facility of the future


Healthcare industry growth is expected to be strong in outpatient and retail clinics

12/11/2017 8:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Slate of New 2018 Board of Directors


12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Discover the Disruptive Technology Trends Across the Global Biomarker Landscape


12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

DSE 2018 to Present 'To Boldly Go: How Marriott is Teleporting Guests into Next Gen Customer Experiences'


12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

Device Solutions Inc Launches Next Generation Cellio Wide Area Wireless Network Gateway


12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

General Pipe Cleaners Showcases Newest Drain Cleaning Equipment at The NFMT Show In Baltimore


12/11/2017 12:00:00 AM

CVS-Aetna merger may hurt some healthcare facilities


Deal will give CVS 22 million health plan members

12/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Growing facilities ROI, capabilities by reducing contracts


Is your facilities department actively handling work in your facility, or just managing contractors?

12/8/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities energy efficiency challenge


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

12/8/2017 1:00:00 PM

$450 million replacement healthcare facility planned in Lansing


The new hospital will have 240 beds, cancer center and ambulatory care

12/8/2017 12:00:00 PM

Behavioral healthcare construction projects on the rise


Reasons for increase include the addition of more safety measures and a reduction in the stigma associated with treatment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/8/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Ontario plans to reinvest energy savings into patient care


The province is investing $64 million this year in the Hospital Energy Efficiency Program

12/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Miami VA hospital cafeteria so dirty it had to be fumigated


Inspection found evidence of insects, rodent droppings

12/8/2017 8:00:00 AM

myTomorrows appoints Martin Naley as US General Manager


12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Donates $20,700 to the Chicago Lighthouse through Innovation Awards Program


12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Deborah Wingler Announced as 2017 New Investigator Award Recipient


12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Swathi Bhamidipati Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as U.S. Western OEM Regional Sales Manager


12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Wayne Dalton Launches New Flexible Bottom Interior High Speed Fabric Door


12/8/2017 12:00:00 AM

Nurse stabbed in N.J. hospital parking lot where staff had asked for more security


Union members met with hospital management to discuss increased safety

12/7/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facility staff serve up Christmas dinner to patients


The catering team at James Paget University Hospital in Norfolk, England, provides a traditional Christmas lunch with all the trimmings

12/7/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Sinai Hospital increases security after Baltimore campus employees targeted


Hospital recently upgraded lighting in parking lots and installed additional security cameras

12/7/2017 12:00:00 PM

Urban medical center designed to be part of community


Urban healthcare centers are integrating with their neighbors by becoming a civic hub, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/7/2017 11:00:00 AM

RFID, other technologies impacting healthcare facilities


Growth and profitability will depend upon a realignment of infrastructure

12/7/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Tips for cutting glare from lighting


Seniors are more prone to experiencing bright lights as glaring

12/7/2017 9:00:00 AM

CVS plans to turn stores into healthcare hubs


CVS agreed to pay $69 billion in cash and stock for Aetna

12/7/2017 8:00:00 AM

MyndVR Announces Findings From Nationwide Virtual Reality Pilot Benefiting the Lives of Adults 55-Plus


12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

From A to Z, Exacq’s New High-Capacity Video Servers Store More Video Than Ever Before


12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Awarded Three-Year Sole Source Supply Contract with Premier ASCEND Collaborative


12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Offers Marketing Clinic for Cleaning and Restoration Business Owners


12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Announces New Partnership with Leading European Medical Diagnostic Company


12/7/2017 12:00:00 AM

FM leaders launch new credential to provide global standard


The ProFM designation was developed through extensive market research of more than 3,000 facility professionals in 93 countries

12/6/2017 3:00:00 PM

Infectious disease response guide for hospitals published


Paper’s main goal is to develop tools and strategies for prevention and management

12/6/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Nonclinical staff has role in patient satisfaction


There are a number of ways they can help to improve patient outcomes

12/6/2017 1:00:00 PM

Free white paper on healthcare facility digital signage available


New technology options and tools for both patients and staff

12/6/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Life Safety Q&A: Quarterly test of main drain


Brad Keyes discusses quarterly testing of the main drain

12/6/2017 10:00:00 AM

Safety system investments helped Houston’s healthcare facilities withstand Harvey


Lessons from Tropical Storm Allison helped limit impact of hurricane

12/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Sturgeon Falls hospital project to cut hydro costs


The program is an initiative of the Climate Change Action Plan

12/6/2017 8:00:00 AM

AFC Cable Systems Announces MC Luminary HCF Cables for Healthcare Applications


12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Expands Home Care Unit


12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Kimmerle Group Promotes Two to Principal


12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Humber River Hospital Breaking New Ground with the Opening of Canada’s First Hospital Command Centre


12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Helps Hospitals Improve Patient Experience Despite Market Financial Uncertainty


12/6/2017 12:00:00 AM

Florida Keys airport may get pop-up hospital


Fishermen’s Community Hospital's temporary facility will move

12/5/2017 3:00:00 PM

Blog

How the health industry can benefit from having a visitor registration system


Healthcare facility security must contend with security threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment

12/5/2017 2:00:00 PM

Sudbury hospital to get almost $1.3 million in funding for energy efficiency projects


In all, Ontario is funding 180 projects this year at 98 hospitals

12/5/2017 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies


It’s all about scoping the right concept before getting too far down the facility planning phase

12/5/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Three ways to keep facilities clean smelling to increase patient satisfaction


It’s more important than ever that healthcare facilities focus their efforts on odor control to help patients feel more comfortable while on the road to a speedy recovery

12/5/2017 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Choosing the right LEDs for lighting retrofits


Hundreds of products are available for converting linear fluorescent fixtures to use light emitting diode technologies

12/5/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Texas hospital engineers energy savings, boosts patient satisfaction


MD Anderson works to improve temp control in patient rooms

12/5/2017 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Hosts 17th Annual Developers’ Plugfest


12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Partners with GOJO to Launch New Line of Soap Dispensers


12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Announces Call for Educational Scholarship Submissions for APIC Conference


12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls to showcase advanced HVACR technology at 2018 AHR Expo​


12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Electrical Wiring in Your Healthcare Facility and Areas of Patient Care


12/5/2017 12:00:00 AM

California healthcare facility to use ER overflow tent during flu season


Move was necessary because of an early flu season and the closure of nearby facilities

12/4/2017 3:00:00 PM

Los Angeles launches seismic program with compliance notices


Large healthcare systems are factoring regulations into their capital plans

12/4/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Many healthcare facilities still need to power up for the digital age


Survey finds facilities don’t have the equipment to support digital goals

12/4/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Pennsylvania hospital producing most of its own power


Lancaster General Hospital is buying less electricity because of new power plant that runs on natural gas

12/4/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Building automation systems can boost energy savings


Technology can control every aspect of a healthcare facility's HVAC system

12/4/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Networked controls can simplify healthcare facility lighting


Technology can help streamline facility operations

12/4/2017 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls’ Irene Lam to Speak at 2017 Massachusetts Conference for Women


12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Increases Staff of EDAC Designers


12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

ONC Health IT Certification Program Director Joins Ehnac as Ex Officio Commissioner


12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

To The Classroom and Beyond, NewTek MediaD Delivers Live Streaming Content


12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s On-Site Safety Shower and Eyewash Site Surveys Ensure ANSI/ISEA Z358.1 compliance


12/4/2017 12:00:00 AM

Search after killer's escape from Hawaii hospital spurs call for security review


Another patient was caught with a fake driver's license

12/1/2017 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare cybersecurity concerns go beyond medical information


Patients could potentially be blackmailed due to sensitive information contained in health records

12/1/2017 2:00:00 PM

Atlanta children's health system planning $1.3B campus


Project would be the most expensive in the state's history

12/1/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Patient experience part of winning equation for 'Beautiful' hospitals


First-time entry won top spot in annual contest

12/1/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Idaho fire blaze may spark fire code review


The Safe Haven Care Center in Pocatello that was destroyed by a fire met all applicable fire codes

12/1/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety

Ontario wellness center's design reflects nontraditional philosophy


Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness provides a centralized location for counseling and treatment for a range of health conditions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/1/2017 8:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies and Distform S.L. Collaborate to Offer Award-Winning Food Protection


12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facility Power Systems Unequipped for Digital Age, According to New Schneider Electric Survey


12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award Recipients Recognized at Ceremony


12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Viega Director of Business Development, Joe Pikus, to Serve Government, Healthcare and Hotel Industries


12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM

Lee Health First to Offer Heart-Check Certified Menu Items in Hospitals


12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM



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