January 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Infection Control

CDC says deadly flu season has a way to go


Based on the latest data, the flu season may not have peaked yet

1/31/2018 3:00:00 PM

Before Nebraska hospital is demolished, former workers share stories


The Beatrice Community Hospital and Health Center building will come down after crews remove asbestos before the final demolition

1/31/2018 2:00:00 PM

CMS to investigate University of Maryland hospital after patient dumping


A video of a woman discharged in her hospital gown went viral on Facebook

1/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cardboard shipping boxes


Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes

1/31/2018 10:00:00 AM

FORUM MEDIA GROUP acquires Trade Press Media Group, Inc.


The Healthcare Facilities Today website is part of Trade Press Media Group, Inc.

1/31/2018 9:00:00 AM

Louisiana wellness center designed for healthier community


Thibodaux Regional Medical Center’s new wellness facility was designed as a clinical pathway that integrates wellness, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/31/2018 8:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Grows Revenue 400%, Doubles Staff and Adds New CTO in 2017


1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

MyndVR taps Littlestar to launch exclusive virtual reality content service for 55-plus adult communities nationwide


1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baker Barrios Healthcare Architect Appointed To Regional Representative Position For American Institute of Architects


1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

SP Industries Offers Heavy Duty Transfer Stations for Solid Waste and Recyclable Materials


1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2019 Will Take Place in Philadelphia


1/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Healthcare facilities need disaster recovery plans for EHR security


Having a current backup plan and contingency plan are federal requirements under the HIPAA Security Rule

1/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Tips for upgrading, replacing healthcare facility equipment


With multiple systems, a proactive planning process is critical

1/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Staff: Two assaults by patients at Manitoba hospital within an hour show 'something has to be done'


The assaults happened at the locked forensic psychiatry unit at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg

1/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Developing a water management program


The impact of Legionnaires' disease is particularly dangerous in healthcare facilities

1/30/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Florida hospitals deploy germ-killing robot


Operated by the hospital cleaning staff, the robot can be used in any department and in any unit

1/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

California wildfires tested hospitals' disaster plans


There is more pressure for hospitals to be prepared even though many lack the resources and funding to upgrade their disaster plans

1/30/2018 8:00:00 AM

Halyard Health Honors Recipients of the 2018 Josh Nahum Awards


1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Expanded Leadership for HDR’s Interior Design Practice


1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ram Board Introduces Painter’s Board, the New Standard for Floor Protection While Painting


1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Kicks-off Fifth-Annual Nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest


1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Water Reuse Featured at IUVA Conference


1/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facilities slammed by flu treating patients in tents


Hospitals are asking staff to work overtime, setting up triage tents, restricting visitors and canceling elective surgeries

1/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Milwaukee hospital employees suspended for leaving homeless patient in cold


Staff discharged a mentally ill homeless man clothed in only a hospital gown and scrub pants

1/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Integrative design plus early commissioning role prevent building performance problems


Lessons from past projects should inform new designs

1/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

New safety concerns rise at Montreal hospital


The Montreal General Hospital reports more violent incidents involving patients and visitors than any other acute-care hospital in Quebec

1/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

Benefits of maintenance planning and scheduling


It can be difficult to justify a full-time MPS position, but you should be able to justify the function

1/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Lawsuit to return funds to replace Long Beach hospital dismissed


Group claimed Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster funds should have been used to make Long Beach Medical Center a full-service hospital

1/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Appoints Director of Customer Engagement


1/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

False alarm a preparedness wake-up call for Maui County


All three hospitals remained open while emergency response procedures were implemented

1/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Super Bowl LII to impact hospital access in Minneapolis


Road closures make it difficult for patients to reach Hennepin County Medical Center

1/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Securing your healthcare data in 2018


Should your patients trust you with their data?

1/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Texas hospital evacuated after gas leaks from sewer line


Patients and staff at Baylor Scott & White Emergency Center were cleared from the building

1/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

Study looks at impact of noise-reducing curtain in healthcare facilities


Research also examined the practical implications of adopting the enhanced curtains, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/26/2018 9:15:00 AM

Pennsylvania prison system unveils healthcare wing


New 10,000-square-foot facility is a response to an ever-increasing population

1/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Support 5S and LEAN Safety Goals with Custom PPE Signage


1/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Chicago hospitals dealing with worst flu season in a decade


Hospitals stocking more hand sanitizer and implementing stricter visitor policies

1/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Calif. healthcare facility ED has bedbug emergency


Kaweah Delta staff and a pest control company treated the emergency department and surrounding areas

1/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Can a different approach to printer security benefit facilities management?


Hospitals have seen an 11 percent increase in print post implementation of EHRs

1/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

White paper

IoT technology integrator helps medical device company meet FDA requirements


Establishment Labs must balance safety and regulatory compliance with rapid product development

1/25/2018 11:00:00 AM

UPMC Pinnacle changing environmental, food service vendor


Switch will affect more than 450 workers

1/25/2018 9:30:00 AM

San Jose VA clinic to be designed with healing oasis


The design will incorporate air, light and space to support the healing process

1/25/2018 8:30:00 AM

Free webinar today: Compliance & Inspections: 5 Top Areas You Need To Focus On


Attend this free webcast to learn about key compliance areas to focus on, and how to create compliance wins in your organization with the help of technology

1/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

Fate of the Four: Why 2018 will Be a Landmark Year for GE, Siemens, Canon and Philips


1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

World-Renowned Danish Design Firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects Joins Perkins+Will


1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tripp Lite Appoints Shane Kilfoil as Senior Vice President of Global Sales


1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Solutions Ordered in 2017 will Enable Healthcare Providers to Save More Than $100 Million per Year


1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

University of Washington's new NanoES building meets design, schedule and budget goals with Wausau's unitized curtainwall


1/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Judge orders new superbug trial for Olympus


Court said manufacturer didn't properly disclose safety concerns

1/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Low water pressure forces closures for New Orleans hospitals


Several healthcare facilities in the New Orleans area closed after losing water service amid freezing temperatures

1/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

NFPA developing minimum requirements for active shooter response


National Fire Protection Association fast-tracking a new standard designed to better prepare facilities for active shooters

1/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

HVAC systems – replace, repair or upgrade?


An alternative to replacing the entire chiller or HVAC unit is upgrading those system components that are causing the most downtime and consuming the most power

1/24/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire-treated wood in walls


Brad Keyes discusses guidance on existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction

1/24/2018 10:00:00 AM

Free webinar tomorrow: Compliance & Inspections: 5 Top Areas You Need To Focus On


Attend this free webcast to learn about key compliance areas to focus on, and how to create compliance wins in your organization with the help of technology

1/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

White paper explores how flooring impacts patient care


Noise levels can affect healing, reduce efficiency

1/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

New Auditing Credential for Medical Office Professionals Helps Providers Comply with Strict Evaluation and Management Services Guidelines


1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional Partners with National Service Alliance


1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cooling Tower Innovation Comes to AHR


1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

LED Floodlight Aims for Enhanced Security


1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

2018 Set to be a Strong Year for Global Ultrasound Market


1/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

How the government slowed flu response


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention furloughed staff

1/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

New FGI guidelines for design and construction released


The 2018 edition introduces the new Outpatient Guidelines document

1/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Key considerations when cost estimating a healthcare project


The estimated cost to build a new hospital or medical office in a particular region is tied to a base cost of new construction in that region

1/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Indiana health system pays $47,000 ransom to unlock patient data


Hackers logged into a remote access portal using a third-party vendor’s username and password

1/23/2018 11:00:00 AM

NCH 24/7 emergency room proposal rejected by Fla. village board


Neighborhood residents expressed concerns about the potential for noise from ambulance sirens

1/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

Attention to roof inspections, maintenance can help prevent leaks


Regular inspections and maintenance are critical to keep roofs in good condition

1/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Philips and InTouch Health Make Push into Direct-to-Consumer Telehealth Market


1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Edgetech Instruments Inc. Moisture Analyzers Assist Innovative Liquid Metal Battery Maker Ambri Inc.


1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Hires New Healthcare Practice Leader for its Boston Studio


1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 Predictions: Global Healthcare Market Will Skyrocket to Nearly $2 Trillion in 2018


1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baker Barrios Healthcare Architect Appointed To Regional Representative Position For American Institute of Architects


1/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sword-handled umbrella sparks lockdown at Seattle-area hospital


Man's umbrella was mistaken for a rifle

1/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

Beleaguered Colorado VA hospital faces staffing, design obstacles


Even after the hospital opens, the old hospital and other off-site facilities will remain in use for at least three years because of the design flaws

1/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Document storage systems: Embracing the documentation paradigm shift


One of the most important features of any DMS used in the healthcare setting is that it is HIPAA compliant at every interaction point

1/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Cleveland health system expands green space to create a 'hospital in a park'


MetroHealth's 52-acre campus will have 25 acres of green space

1/22/2018 11:00:00 AM

NHS launches emergency plans after cleaning contractor collapses


Extra staff sent to six major hospitals to ensure cleaning, maintenance and catering services keep operating

1/22/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Maintaining a reliable and efficient HVAC system


Understanding long-term goals and specific upgrade components can help

1/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

HDR Welcomes Aaron Harcek to Denver’s Architecture Studio


1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

SmithGroupJJR Acquires Boston-based Healthcare Design Firm TRO


1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital Partners with Gozio Health to Develop Indoor Navigation Mobile Platform


1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

ILLUMRA Fixture Controllers Certified for Use with Cortet Lighting Control System


1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Software Aims to Enhances Design Capabilities


1/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chicago hospitals set up homeless patients with permanent housing


Investment improves health and reduces costly emergency room visits

1/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Reproduction clinic expansion keeps patient satisfaction in focus


Colorado system developed guidelines for all facilities

1/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Builder says virtual and augmented reality transforming construction industry


Healthcare Design series asks leading healthcare design professionals, firms and owners what gets their attention

1/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

The benefits of managing healthcare operating expense with a CMMS


This critical healthcare system gives HTM professionals the ability to proactively manage work requests, inventory items, and assets, which in turn can improve patient care and reduce operating costs

1/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Understanding lighting codes and standards


Guidance from ASHRAE, Title 24 and LEED will affect project planning, as well as longer-term savings and performance

1/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

N.J. single-OR facilities must meet licensed ASCs standards


Oversight of single-ORs will switch to the New Jersey Department of Health

1/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

NewTek Rings In 2018 with More Features for Connect Spark Converters and NDI PTZ Camera


1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

FAU Study Says Some Nursing Homes Gaming the System to Improve Their Medicare Star Ratings


1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Veterans Administration Battles Tracking System Failures


1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Share it on Twitter VITEC to Highlight EZ TV IPTV and Digital Signage Platform in First ISE Appearance


1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Role of Public Kiosks in the Smart City


1/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Deer crashes through window at S.D. healthcare facility


Doe had a broken back right hoof but officials think it will be OK

1/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Hospital designs virtual-reality therapy for children


Children's hospital construction site used as distraction

1/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

Penn. healthcare facility installs tri-generation energy center


Lancaster General Hospital invested $28 million in energy upgrades

1/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

Commissioning art for healthcare facilities


The first step is to identify your project and determine where you want to display art, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital-based sleep labs moving toward disposables


Shift linked to increased focus on hospital infection control

1/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

OSHA finds no violations after N.H. healthcare facility workers were sickened


Authorities responded to the hospital on the morning of Aug. 11 after several employees in the operating room department began feeling dizzy

1/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Baron Announces Threat Net Enhancements


1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hawaii Community Foundation Awards FLEX Grant to Lāna’i Community Health Center, a High-Performing Non-Profit


1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Releases R19, Gains Recognition by Leading Analyst Firms


1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

AOTA Continues Work Toward Permanent Repeal of Therapy Cap


1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Company Releasing LED Drivers with Wireless Programmability


1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

CDC back-burners nuclear war prep to focus on the flu epidemic


Briefing on preparation for nuclear war postponed

1/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

Cayman mental health facility is designed for home-like feeling


Design also focuses on safety and security

1/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

State judge denies link between forced-air warming and infection


Minnesota lawsuits that allege that the Bair Hugger forced-air warmer caused deep joint infections are dismissed

1/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Joint Commission will now cite individual hand-hygiene failures


Hand hygiene is widely considered to be the most important intervention for preventing hospital-acquired infections

1/17/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction


Brad Keyes discusses guidance on existing hazardous rooms vs. new construction

1/17/2018 10:00:00 AM

Illinois hospital braces for 'mess of epic proportions' with construction project


Some parts of Salem Township Hospital will be closed when work is being done in that area

1/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

AOTA Convenes Experts to Discuss Coding and Reimbursement Policy Strategies


1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Announces Finalized 2018 Accreditation Criteria Versions for All Accreditation Programs


1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cloud-based Technology Unlocks the Next Growth Phase of Medical Imaging Informatics Globally


1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stratus Building Solutions Engages 919 Marketing Company


1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Purchases 29,000 SF Parcel in Downtown Long Beach, CA to Build MOB


1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baltimore hospital apologizes after security guards leave discharged patient on street in hospital gown


Hospital system is talking to everyone who came into contact with the woman

1/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Legionnaires’ risk can't be eliminated at Illinois VA home


13 people have died of Legionnaires’ disease at Quincy healthcare facility

1/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Ham radio operators train to help healthcare facilities, others in disasters


Operators take classes on operating in a hospital

1/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Healthcare facilities weigh in on weather safety for employees


Some hospitals offer sleeping accommodations, food and other essential items.

1/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

Noisy ORs can put patients at risk


Excessive noise can be distracting to healthcare providers

1/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Health system moves food service beyond tray line


Diet clerks virtually track nutritionals as the patients place their order, guiding them through their options

1/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

Frost & Sullivan Unfolds the Future of the US Medical Imaging Industry


1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Latest Version of ExacqVision Provides Ultimate Combination of Administrator Controls, System Health Status Features and Analytics Integrations


1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Role of AI, Machine Learning, Robots in the Future of Connected Commerce


1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Broward Health Expands Compliance Program; Names Nicholas Hartfield Vice President, Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer


1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Susan Puumala Joins HDR as Senior Researcher


1/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Minneapolis hospital develops emergency plan for Super Bowl


Road closures around the stadium will affect routes ambulances take to Hennepin County Medical Center

1/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Texas begins to repair or replace aging mental hospitals


Some of the 10 state hospitals were built as early as the 1850s and the outdated building design and deterioration has led to reduced capacity

1/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

How hospitals safely dispose of infectious fluid waste


Proper waste disposal practices are a crucial part of a safe working environment

1/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Slideshow

Top application security threats


Although social media apps have revolutionized the healthcare industry and changed the way patients and providers interact, they also have opened new avenues for risk

1/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Designing a sense of community within a senior living community


Interior design can be used to help develop a sense of community that goes far beyond just the physical space, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

1/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities use various methods to keep dementia patients safe


Studies suggest that the unexplained absence of a nursing home resident is one of the most challenging issues for facilities

1/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

National Association’s New Name Reflects Leadership of Volume to Value Movement


1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

IUVA Announces Revised Dates for the 2019 IUVA World Congress


1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

American Time Announces KRACK Vulnerability Patch for Wi-Fi Clocks


1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Drug Discovery IT Solutions to Hit $5.3 Billion Globally by 2020


1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Skanska Achieves Topping-Out Milestone at University of Virginia Medical Center


1/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Oregon hospital lauded for infection-control efforts


Portland Business Journal named Samaritan Albany General Hospital the least infected facility among 61 hospitals in the state for 2016

1/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

New hospitals bring new tech challenge


The tech crews at OSF HealthCare face a formidable challenge of simultaneously replacing the entire IT systems at two hospitals

1/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Fresno VA facility tested for Legionnaires'


Residents, staff and visitors at the Veterans Home are getting bottled water

1/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Cyberattack takes down New York hospital’s computer systems


Jones information technology experts partnered with IT professionals from the University of Rochester, Noyes, and St. James hospitals

1/12/2018 11:00:00 AM

Qatar hospitals designed for patient safety


Patient room design includes the latest infection control measures, regulated lighting conditions and air quality and noise level monitoring

1/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Select an HVAC system for a healthcare facility


Energy efficiency is also critical in choosing the best system

1/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

The International Unions of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) begin National Worker Education Campaign at Hundreds of Worksites around the US


1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Paul Alger Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as Regional Sales Manager


1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Smoke Detector Alternative Promises Earlier Detection, Less Disruption in Healthcare Settings


1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Infection Experts at Healthcare Facilities Say that Wearing and Laundering Scrubs out of the Facility Presents Risks, but is Often Allowed


1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Office workers at Scottish health board redeployed to hospital cleaning due to flu outbreak


NHS was swamped by an outbreak of flu and respiratory illness

1/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

How prevention through design (PtD) drives safety and compliance in healthcare facilities


The goal of PtD is to use the early stages of designing and developing a workplace to eliminate and control risks to workers

1/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Recent and ongoing outbreaks listed


Regions of the United States have experienced outbreaks caused by bacteria and viruses in recent months

1/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Healthcare IT trends in 2018


Welcome to the age of affordability in healthcare

1/11/2018 11:00:00 AM

Geisinger Health removes sugar-sweetened beverages from campuses


Geisinger food service locations will no longer sell regular soda, sugar-added fruit juices, sugar-sweetened teas, sugar-added energy drinks, bottled sugar-added iced coffee drinks and flavored milks

1/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

Children's hospital completes 10-year renovation project


Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford new 521,000-square-foot hospital designed to be patient centered

1/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Deb Group’s Solopol GFX Hand Cleaner Receives Green Seal Certification


1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2018 Seminar to Present “The Evolution of Digital Corporate Communications: A Manulife Case Study”


1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s Verge With Washbar Wins International 2017 Good Design Award


1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces C•CURE Go Install App from Software House


1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC's Executive Director Provides Comment on ONC Draft of Trusted Exchange Framework


1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.Z. hospital stops frozen-meal program due to safety concerns


Tokoroa Hospital has stopped selling meals to the community, made from the surplus food cooked for patient meals

1/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

Singapore hospitals designed to heal with nature


The rainforest-like landscaping at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital infuses the atmosphere with natural sights, sounds and scents

1/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

Art exhibits at N.C. VA healthcare facility comfort visitors


Fayetteville VA Health Care Center has a new, rotating art exhibit in the lobby

1/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

How to respond to a healthcare data breach


The cause is as important as the solution

1/10/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Missing ceiling tiles


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for missing ceiling tiles

1/10/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Takeaways from online security summit


Event explored active shooter response, weather plans and lockdowns

1/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

Home Control Easier Than Ever with the Integration of the Iotega Security and Automation Solution and Apple HomeKit


1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mazzetti and PerryCrabb Merger Expands Scope of Highly Specialized Healthcare Design and Consulting Services in the Southeast


1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kingspan Introduces GreenGuard XPS Products in New Thicknesses and for the Commercial Roofing Market


1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Innovative Dispensing System Sets New Standards for High-Traffic Restrooms


1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Announces Amy Hahne as New Vice President and General Manager of Shading Systems


1/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

CDC to issue guidance to prepare for nuclear war


Hospital disaster planning has shifted to preparing for mass casualties

1/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Boston area healthcare facilities were prepared for storm


Hospitals opened rooms so staff could stay overnight

1/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

2017's worst healthcare data breaches


Data show hundreds of incidents in the past two years, affecting tens of millions of individuals

1/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan


Modeling systems can help facilities reach optimal efficiency

1/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Most US cooling towers contain Legionella bacteria


Study finds Legionella bacteria is percent in 84 precent of towers

1/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Amtrak derailment emergency response went well


Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia drills two to three times a year on its disaster response

1/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

Jeff Kent to Lead Health Care Institute in Expansion of Local Networking, International Education Offerings


1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Drayer Physical Therapy Institute LLC on its Transaction with Upstream Rehabilitation Inc.


1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Guerbet Announces its Acquisition of Accurate Medical Therapeutics


1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

HDR Welcomes Thomas Knittel to Seattle’s Architecture Studio


1/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Remembering Ebola two years later


Are healthcare facilities prepared for another outbreak?

1/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities leading way in climate change prep


Hospitals are recycling, turning off lights and computers, planting trees in the community, and buying Energy Star-certified equipment

1/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Illinois hospital finishes $200 million expansion


Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington added about 230,000 square feet

1/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities looking at new ways to reduce noise


Hospital noise is a growing concern for patients, family and staff

1/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

New Orleans healthcare facility deploys infection-fighting robots


The robots can destroy deadly pathogens and multi-drug resistant organisms

1/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Infections are common in nursing homes, punishment is not


Repeat citations are common, fines are rare

1/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Appoints New Medical Directors in Healthcare Quality Evaluation and Patient Safety


1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

2018 INFORMS Franz Edelman Award Finalists Selected from Leading Analytics Teams Around the World


1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Stresses Safety Amid Record Snowfall


1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Governor Announces New Energy Efficiency Targets


1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rubber Flooring Recognized for Sustainability


1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Tesla helps Puerto Rico hospital retain power


Company donates photovoltaic system

1/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Study explores microbial colonies in ORs


The microbial concentration influences surgical site infection rates

1/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Pediatric storage needs create different design challenges


How much storage is needed and the appropriate location to store that equipment and supplies must be considered, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

French survey shows patients happy with care but not the food


Hospital food was identified by the study as one of the main areas requiring improvement

1/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Building energy modeling can help build an HVAC plan


Modeling systems can help facilities reach optimal efficiency

1/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Disaster Preparedness

Key points in mass-casualty disaster planning


Many facilities overlook this type of emergency

1/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Anti3 Protect Series Concentrate is a Powerhouse Cleaner that Disinfects Large Surfaces


1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceiling & Wall Solutions Introduces New Direct Attach Option for SoundScapes Blades


1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Introduces PWA Series of Wireless LED Drivers for Indoor Linear Lighting Applications


1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Hires Linda Shoemaker Haskins as Vice President, Asset Management


1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Unique Program, Special Sessions, Announced for UV Disinfection Conference


1/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

London Hospital allows horse to visit patient before Christmas


Horse's box was parked in an ambulance bay and the horse rode the elevator up 13 floors

1/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Mayo workers who went on one-day strike back to work in a week


Mayo officials said they had to fulfill a one-week contract signed with replacement workers

1/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Los Angeles County adds recuperative beds to help homeless


Two-hundred fifty new beds brings the total to 432

1/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Spanish hospital wins battle with two superbugs


From July to October 2015, the infection control team identified a surge in cases of patients infected or colonized with OXA-48-PE or MRAB.

1/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Manufacturers ordered to remove triclosan from healthcare antiseptics


FDA ban to become effective in December of 2018

1/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Belfast children's hospital cited for water safety problems


A series of failings have been uncovered at Northern Ireland's regional children's hospital

1/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

Award-Winning Gen-Eye Micro-Scope Special Limited-Time $100 Rebate Now Available


1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

10 Tips to Make a Building Energy Efficient this Winter


1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Vassar Medical Center Expansion in Poughkeepsie, NY is the Area’s Largest Construction Project in More Than 35 Years


1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Brings Innovative Smart Technologies into Homes, Hotels, and Offices at CES 2018


1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Pomona Valley Hospital ES staff seeks ballot measure addressing infection rates, wages, staffing


Despite repairs, facility issues were ongoing.

1/3/2018 3:00:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic moving toward carbon-neutrality


Health system planning renewable energy purchases, continued energy efficiency

1/3/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Hospital's HVAC upgrades benefit from in-house expertise


Maintenance and engineering managers know they can’t monitor what they don’t measure

1/3/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Regulations, Codes & Standards

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Temperature and humidity logs


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for temperature and humidity logs

1/3/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study says thinking about germs makes people concerned about their appearance


Findings suggest that the possibility of contagion activates the 'behavioral immune system'

1/3/2018 9:00:00 AM

Seniors expected to shake up facility food service


Study identifies five ways tomorrow's seniors could affect foodservice offerings

1/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

Partnership Aims to Improve Existing Green Building Programs


1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Halyard Health Extends Submission Deadline for Recognition Program of Sterile Processing Departments


1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Buckner Retirement Services Promotes Susan Phelps to Executive Director of Parkway Place


1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

boomer bnb announces the release of its speciality software


1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

SmithGroupJJR Promotes Seven to Vice President


1/3/2018 12:00:00 AM



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