October 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



A dozen real haunted hospitals


Article details spooky legends of the scariest healthcare facilities

10/31/2018 3:00:00 PM

N.J. gives quick infection control training to three other facilities after deaths of 9 children


The education and training campaign on infection prevention and control practices targets the state’s other pediatric specialty hospitals

10/31/2018 2:00:00 PM

Does the cost of hospital accreditation boost patient outcomes?


Study says hospital accreditation is not associated with lower mortality

10/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Hole in the wall


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a hole in the wall

10/31/2018 10:00:00 AM

How to navigate the federal rule-making process


You can help shape healthcare regulations

10/31/2018 9:00:00 AM

Chicago nursing home security catches 'ghost' on security camera


Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/31/2018 8:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo 2019 Opens Conference Registration


10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fenway Abstract Presented at HIVR4P in Madrid Shows Effectiveness of PrEP


10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

POWR2 Launches Hybrid Energy System


10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stantec Wins Interior Design Award for SickKids WAV PlayPark


10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

CEL Now Offers THine ICs through its Distribution Channels


10/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.J. facility where 9 children died from virus outbreak cited for deficiencies


The longterm care facility in Wanaque has been cited for infection control lapses in recent years

10/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Protecting healthcare IoT devices


Every healthcare IoT device from insulin pumps and diagnostic equipment to Remote Patient Monitoring is a potential target

10/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals seeing continued flow of patients from outside the area hit hard by hurricane


Northeast Florida hospitals say their facilities withstood the storm and now are serving more patients

10/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Do you have enough cardio suites for your structural heart and endovascular program?


Here are key contextual and analytical considerations as well as eight keys to decisively optimize strategy, planning and right sizing for structural heart program and endovascular facilities

10/30/2018 11:00:00 AM

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Should the Hippocratic Oath extend to protecting patient data?


One line in the modern version of the Oath stands out: 'I will respect the privacy of my patients, for their problems are not disclosed to me that the world may know'

10/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Evidence-Based Design Touchstone Award Recipients to be Recognized at Ceremony


10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

DesignGroup Transforms Former Surgical Unit into Accommodating Environment for Critically Ill Children and their Families


10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

QMotion Spreads the Word about Safer Products and Practices for National Window Covering Safety Month


10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Recognizes 10 Years of Trauma Service


10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

EYP Strengthens Southeast Operations with Newly Appointed Senior Medical Planner


10/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Deer leaves a mess after jumping through N.C. healthcare facility window


A disoriented 8-point buck burst through the window of a Gastonia assisted living facility

10/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

C diff. transmitted through non-critical items


Report says proper disinfection of tools is crucial

10/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Water scarcity makes case for conservation efforts


Access to potable water is a business continuity issue, but not enough organizations are prioritizing it

10/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals not confident about sustaining preparedness for outbreaks


Ninety-five percent of hospital administrators say other priorities reduce their ability to focus

10/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

Woman assaulted twice inside Tacoma hospital


Tacoma General moved her to another wing after the first assault

10/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

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Tips to prevent infection and keep healthcare facilities clean


A flu outbreak among senior residents can lead to serious health complications and potentially life-threatening conditions

10/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Formica ColorCore 2 Compact Series Makes the Most of Durable Compact Surfacing, now in Three New Colors


10/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Honored in 2018 Marcum Tech Top 40 at the ConnectiTECH Awards Event


10/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces SK2000 Closed-Tube Roll Form Rack Systems


10/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Choice! Energy Services Joins Choice Partners Purchasing Co-Op


10/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence Partners With Zingbox on Medical Device Security Project


10/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

7 children dead in virus outbreak at New Jersey healthcare facility


More are ill as a result of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell

10/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Emergency department has role in climate change


ERs can tribute to climate change mitigation and must prepare to respond to effects

10/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Palos Health and Loyola University Medical Center designed to encouraged a feeling of intimacy


Access to natural daylight and visibility to nature were key design concepts

10/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Sunshine may kill bacteria in dust


Dust kept in the dark contained organisms closely linked to some respiratory diseases

10/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

Health officials monitoring flu season


There are signs the current flu season will not be as widespread or deadly as last year

10/26/2018 9:00:00 AM

C. diff. outbreaks linked to hospital linens


Study offers possible source for Clostridium difficile outbreaks

10/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Hires Sheila Schmidt as Vice President of Development


10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Adds Resident Care Manager to Its Management Team


10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Massachusetts Building Congress Names Matthew Guarracino as its New President


10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Kiosk Speeds Up Visitor Sign-In


10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand and Lumileds Partner to Accelerate Adoption of Tunable White LED Lighting


10/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

WHO expects Congo's Ebola outbreak to worsen without increased response


It still does not yet constitute an international public health emergency

10/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Houston healthcare facility focusing on security issues


Ben Taub Hospital has had multiple acts of violence in recent years

10/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Interior Design

D.C. healthcare facility waiting room wins Generative Space Award


The Unity Health Care waiting room redesign project honored for involving community in design process

10/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

Montana hospital implements facility-wide infection-control strategy


New disinfection toolkit for environmental services and bleach-based protocol fight C. difficile

10/25/2018 11:00:00 AM

Simple fixes for thermal comfort


Some thermal comfort issues can be addressed with simple fixes, while others require more time and investment. Here's what you need to know.

10/25/2018 9:00:00 AM

Disinfectant selection is essential for effective cleaning


Adherence to the manufacturer’s label instructions is also key

10/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

R2 Medical Group Introduces Nation’s First Turnkey Medical Offices for Physicians


10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

CIRI Announces Dates and Location of 2019 Cleaning Science Symposium


10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox Reveals Details of the Vulnerabilities in Telepresence Robots


10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Honors Health IT Industry Leaders at the WEDI National Conference through Annual Awards


10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

CMAA Honors Outstanding Projects of the Year


10/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Diarrhea spores can survive hospital laundering's high temperatures


Washing bedsheets in a commercial washing machine with industrial detergent at high disinfecting temperatures failed to remove all traces of C. diff.

10/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospitals design can affect patient outcomes


Architects and healthcare organizations are incorporating principles of social design into the built environment

10/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

N.Y. hospital rehabs pediatric activity room


Hospital for Special Surgery, an academic medical center tackled the renovation guided by a list of improvements requested by the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Portable fire extinguishers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for portable fire extinguishers

10/24/2018 10:00:00 AM

Case Study/ Focus: Facility Design

HealthPartners Neuroscience Center designed to bring light indoors


Part of HealthPartners 'intentional design' was to allow for natural sunlight throughout the four-story, 130,000–square-foot building

10/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied


Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe

10/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

Choice! Energy Services Joins Choice Partners Purchasing Co-Op


10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

International Parking Institute Changes Name to International Parking & Mobility Institute


10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

2019 AHR Expo Education Program offers first-look at what’s ahead for HVACR in the coming year


10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Grady Health System Partners with Gozio Health on New Mobile Wayfinding Platform


10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

HDR Releases Second Edition of Delta with Focus on Transformative Ideas for the Future of Healthcare posts/press releases x


10/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tariffs may slow healthcare construction


On Sept. 24, the Trump administration placed a 10 percent tariff, amounting to $200 billion, on 5,745 items from China, including concrete and lumber

10/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

Overcrowding at Bronx hospital E.R. leaves patient stuck in hallways


Montefiore Medical Center staff bracing for flu season

10/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Prefabrication meets needs to quickly changing healthcare market


Prefab components have allowed healthcare facilities to be built faster and more efficiently

10/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

The connected point of care ecosystem checklist


Equipment and exam room layouts have evolved into strategic components of the point of care ecosystem

10/23/2018 11:00:00 AM

Cybersecurity still possible on a tight budget


A good information security plan can be affordable

10/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

Leapfrog to rate hospital outpatient settings, ASCs


Leapfrog will collect data on ambulatory surgery centers with a voluntary survey

10/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Aquajet Systems to Debut the Ergo System at WOC 2019, Redefining Compact Hydrodemolition


10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Releases Severe Weather eBook


10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Adds Two Performance-Enhancing Video Appliances to Portfolio


10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mercom Capital Group: Global Digital Health VC Funding in 9M 2018 Reaches Record $8 Billion


10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software Protects and Manages Investments in Docker and Kubernetes Container Solutions


10/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

California law gives healthcare laundries more flexibility


The legislation will allow healthcare laundries to use lower wash temperatures and shorten the wash time

10/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

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Healthcare construction projects come with safety concerns


When hiring a construction company to build out any healthcare facility, it should be of the utmost importance to hire an organization that cares for the safety of their employees while on site

10/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Video surveillance can boost healthcare facility security


A network video system offers a wide range of possibilities to make a hospital less attractive for break-ins and robberies

10/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Interior Design

Architectural finishes can enhance patient satisfaction


HealthPartners Regions Hospital needed a solution for refurbishing patient care units in a cost-effective and expeditious way

10/22/2018 10:30:00 AM

Quad Cities nursing home facing deadline to fix sewage leaks


Pleasant Valley facing state deadline to repair ongoing leaks from its wastewater treatment facility

10/22/2018 9:00:00 AM

Case study

Indiana Hospital boosts power capacity


Terre Haute Regional Hospital invested in additional power capacity needs and emergency backup redundancy

10/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

FGI Launches Webinar Series on the 2018 Guidelines


10/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Releases Two Key Industry White Papers Ahead of National Conference


10/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Digital Therapeutics Alliance boosts European presence


10/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture’s Strassa Collaborative Tables Named 2018 Dean’s List Award Winner by Private University Products and News Magazine


10/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

St. Vincent Healthcare Implements Facility-Wide Strategy to Combat Infections


10/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

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Legionella plan is not the same as a water management plan


State and accreditation inspectors know the difference, even though it may be slight, they can issue a violation for the mistaken identity

10/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

WHO expects Congo's Ebola outbreak to last at least 3-4 months


The outbreak has caused 194 cases and 122 deaths

10/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Rural hospitals step up during hurricane


Two hospitals provided care within damaged facilities

10/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Front-line healthcare workers link violence to growing meth crisis


Violent incidents at the Health Sciences Centre has already doubled the number for all of last year

10/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Exhibit looks at more than 100 years of design and wellness


New show at London’s healthcare-focused gallery, the Wellcome Collection, chronicles the history of the built environment and wellbeing

10/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Patient Experience

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

10/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

HMI Cardinal Announces Acquisition of Woon-Tech


10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

JE Dunn Construction is Awarded Multiple Military Healthcare Projects Through the Medical MATOC Program


10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

2019 Halyard Sterile Processing Department Centers of Excellence Recognition: Call For Entries Open


10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Announces 2019 Board of Directors and Executive Committee


10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fairfield Medical Center Achieves a Major Patient Safety Milestone


10/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hurricane forced Florida hospitals to shut down


Storm damaged roofs, buckled walls and shattered windows

10/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing inclusive healthcare facilities


ADA requirements should be the starting point

10/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Interior Design

Art installation designed to bring life, color to Austin AIDS clinic


Clinic features the work of a number of Austin-based artists

10/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

'How’s my hospital running today?' The importance of building analytics


Without seeing the real-time numbers of a hospital, it’s difficult to manage fully

10/18/2018 11:00:00 AM

N.J. hospital's violence prevention program focuses on diffusing situations


RWJ University Hospital Hamilton has decreased the need for security interventions by 42 percent

10/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

Case study / Focus: Interior Design

Mosaics used to decrease anxiety in Maryland cancer center


Design of John H. 'Jack' Burbage, Jr. Regional Cancer Care Center focused on enhancing and humanizing the healthcare experience.

10/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Bear Valley Community Hospital Chooses Zingbox to Keep Their Connected Medical Devices Safe


10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Simplifies Enterprise-level Security Operations and Management with Victor and VideoEdge 5.3


10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Recycled Surfaces Pioneer Arthur Dodge III Marks 30 Years with Ecore


10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity Announces Release of Educational Vodcast With Tips for EH&S on Implementing Smart Labs Design


10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

ROBIOTIC Provides IoT Device Success for Small & Mid-Size Tech Launches and Start Ups


10/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ebola cases in Congo more than doubled since September


There were 33 new cases between Oct. 1 and Oct. 9, compared to 41 cases during all of September

10/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

Florida healthcare facilities evacuated all of their 330 patients due to storm damage


Both hospitals kept their emergency rooms open

10/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

VA hospitals boiler upgrades save money and energy


More than 1,200 Veterans Administration medical centers and outpatient sites across the country are upgrading or replacing a boiler system

10/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clinical needs locks


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clinical needs locks

10/17/2018 10:00:00 AM

Case study

The power needed to deliver quality healthcare


Along with life safety backup power needs, Hendricks Regional Health wanted a backup system that would support air-conditioning for the entire hospital facility

10/17/2018 9:00:00 AM

Case study / Focus: Interior Design

Flooring supports warehouse transformation to orthodontics practices


Practices would be interconnected, but each with separate reception areas

10/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

Leveraging Mixed Reality: Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality for Design


10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Yorktel Expands Univago HE Telehealth Platform Capabilities with Addition of Patient Observation Solution and Expanded Administrative Functions


10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

HDR Fellow Redemske Publishes Research on Healthcare in the Prison Environment


10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jain Malkin Awarded Russ Coile Lifetime Achievement Award


10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Adds Resident Care Manager to Its Management Team


10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

When hurricane hit, most long-term care facilities hadn’t finished backup power plans


More than half of the 412 Florida assisted-living facilities and nursing homes have yet to implement their emergency power plans

10/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Case study

Assisted care facilities are upgrading emergency/backup power systems to ensure safety and comfort


All assisted care, nursing homes, and medical facilities must meet the backup/ emergency power codes of NFPA 110 and NEC 700

10/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

RTLS tags: Security friend or infection-prevention foe?


Infection-control guidance from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology includes disinfecting or replacing items such as lanyards, identification tags, cellphones and pagers if they come into contact with patients.

10/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Facility Design

Colorado State University Health and Medical Center Medical Services Building


This project includes Vista stainless and glass railing on spiral staircase and overlooks, and Point-supported glass smoke baffle

10/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria


CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

10/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Green roofs support greener buildings


The choice of a green or vegetative roof can have multiple financial benefits for the building

10/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

Generac Industrial Power Launches Largest Gaseous Generator Set Yet


10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Steam Boiler Safety Video Highlights Why Some May Be Safer


10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

LyondellBasell Advances the Storage of Medicine and Healthcare Articles at Low Temperatures


10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Now Shipping High Power DC Power Distribution Series


10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cardinal Hires New Vice President of Sales and Marketing


10/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning curbs therapy dogs' MRSA risk


The risk of infection is greater for people whose immune system is weakened

10/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Smart lighting strategies for safe, smart healthcare facilities


Implementing more advanced lighting can give healthcare facilities the ability to create a smarter and safer building while improving the patient experience

10/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

Access control: Strategies and tactics for successful upgrades


Effective upgrades of door hardware and security technology requires understanding options and making smart specification decisions

10/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Colorado hospital building boom leads to empty beds and higher profits


State's hospitals raised prices by 76 percent over a seven-year period

10/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facility certification can help career advancement


The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program doesn’t require years of experience or in-depth expertise

10/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Washington hospitals seeing increased level of violence


The increase coincides with a spike in the rate of patients who, after being charged with crimes, were found not competent to stand trial

10/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

Sloan Reinforces the Importance of Proper Hygiene Ahead of Global Handwashing Day


10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Partners with Lumkani to bring Fire Safety to Urban Informal Settlements


10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s New Bariatric Grab Bars are Durable for All Sizes in Healthcare Washrooms


10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Garland Raises More than $60K for Achievement Centers for Children


10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Energy Management Successes in Remote Northern Health Centres Celebrated by First Nations Building Operators


10/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chicago nursing home security catches 'ghost' on CCTV


Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

How healthcare facilities can stop cyber-criminals


Healthcare data breaches are in the consumer collective consciousness and organizations are more aware of the issue

10/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Planning solar power canopies in parking areas


Solar canopies can reduce winter maintenance and give parking areas a distinctive presence

10/12/2018 11:00:00 AM

Laundry staff cuts leads to facility towel shortage


Cuts at Aussie facility leads to residents being dried with hand towels

10/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity responsibility shared by entire healthcare supply chain


Increased use of connected medical devices and software and wireless technology have made health systems more vulnerable

10/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

PolyU Develops eNightLog System for Caring Elderly with Dementia


10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity Announces Release of Educational Vodcast With Tips for EH&S on Implementing Smart Labs Design


10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Joins Lean Construction Institute


10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Dancker Acquires Baltimore-based Hyperspace


10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ilham Kadri Appointed Solvay's New CEO as of March 1.


10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Resistance to Ebola treatment remains in the Congo


Current outbreak has a higher reported number of cases than the previous outbreak, with 150 cases reported as of September 28

10/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

UK project will use industry waste heat to warm hospital


The waste energy will be piped to the hospital and other public buildings

10/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente, union reaches tentative agreement


The negotiations were among the largest private-sector contract talks in the United States this year

10/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Interior Design

Wood ceilings reinforce connection to nature at South Florida Cancer Center


Linear design serves as wayfinding tool for patients and families

10/11/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog

National Infection Control Week: A Week to celebrate healthcare staff and promote hygiene compliance


Healthcare professionals believe technology can play an important role in hygiene compliance and infection control

10/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

Buildings addressing climate change


An increase in extreme weather and lack of federal action make the times seem dark. But facility managers are leading the charge against climate change.

10/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Unity Health’s White County Medical Center Reports 85% Decrease in Infection Rates After Germ-Fighting Robots Deployed


10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services Interactive Patient Education Helps Hospitals Address National Opioid Crisis


10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Data on UV-C Disinfection in Tertiary Pediatric Hospital Presented at IDWeek 2018


10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Announces Telematics for Public Safety


10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Opto 22 Releases Four-Port Serial Communication Module for new groov EPIC System


10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hackers, mattresses among top ECRI health tech hazards


The threat of hackers targeting remote access to healthcare systems as named the most pressing issue

10/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

ES department uses simulation program to polish skills


Advocate sets training program in 8,000-square-foot facility

10/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

The value of daylighting, even with LEDs


Even when LEDs mimic sunlight, expert see LEDs as complementary to — but not replacing — daylighting strategies

10/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Sprinkler obstructions


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for vertical clear space

10/10/2018 10:00:00 AM

Developing a successful ASC infection control program


Specific procedures like sterile processing for instrument care should be in place

10/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

Rinnai Leads Industry With Comprehensive BIM Offering for Architects, Engineers and Contractors


10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

R2 Medical Group Introduces Nation’s First Turnkey Medical Offices for Physicians to Help Shape their Practices and Streamline Management


10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Detect360 Area of Refuge Communications System Gives Building Occupants a Higher Level of Security During Emergencies


10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Machine Learning Certified as FedRAMP Compliant


10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Diversey announces executive transition


10/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

How healthcare facilities earn LEED certification


LEED-certified facilities have been designed to reduce toxic exposures to occupants and the environment

10/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

Plumbing upgrades focus on health and hygiene


Water conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

10/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Report says 47 percent of emergency doctors have been assaulted at work


Seventy-one percent said they had witnessed the assault of a colleague

10/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

UPMC plans three Pittsburgh specialty hospitals


The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center will invest $2 billion in the projects

10/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Bomb hoax leads to evacuation of Australian hospital


A total of 36 people were evacuated from the hospital, seven of them in surgery and one anesthetized who had to be woken up

10/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Designing for LTC patients under 65


According to the 2015 data, in 2014 15.5 percent of long-term care patients were under 65, up from 10 percent in 1998

10/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

InstaMed-DocuTAP Partnership Improves the Patient and Provider Experience for Urgent Care Centers


10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

ARC Launches Its Next Generation Mobile Facilities Platform, Increasing Automation and Adding an Equipment Dashboard


10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Yorktel Announces Integration of Univago HE with Epic MyChart


10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls has launched the fourth episode in its podcast series “Building Connections.”


10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Recognized by Alliance to Save Energy as 2018 Star of Energy Efficiency Award Winner


10/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Printers can be cybersecurity risk


Printers are servers that are open and available to be physically accessed by anyone

10/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Nurses share stories of abuse on the job


Over the last 10 years there has been an 110 percent increase of violence against nurses

10/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Coney Island Hospital plans $738M storm-resistant renovation


The hospital will renovate its main building, which was built in 1954, and demolish an older building damaged by Superstorm Sandy

10/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Canadian hospital security guards facing increased violence due to meth crisis


Union invites health minister to sit in an emergency room to see dangerous situations

10/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

Poor air quality prompts hospital to warn of infection risk


The issue involved a failure to maintain adequate positive air pressure in three operating rooms and two labor and delivery suites

10/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospital energy update could reduce annual costs by $220,000


The upgrade is expected to reduce the hospital's heating and air conditioning energy use by 50 percent

10/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Towable Diesel-Powered Telescoping Light Tower Package


10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rinnai Launches Demand Duo 2 Hybrid Commercial Water Heating System


10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Xtraction Floor Mat Captures Dirt and Water with Ease


10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Better Ergonomics Promotes Caregiver Well-Being & Career Longevity


10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

EUA Promotes Healthcare Associate to Principal


10/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Improve patient care and healthcare operations with systems integration


A connected ecosystem of building systems in healthcare facilities offers benefits ranging from predictive maintenance to patient safety

10/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Internet of Things makes greener, smarter buildings


Delivering a high ROI by uncovering unseen opportunities in HVAC, energy loads, lighting, water, and renewables, the IoT is an essential part of any smart, green building

10/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Florida health system defends handling of patients' rape allegations


A federal judge in Florida has ordered Fort Myers–based Lee Memorial Health System to surrender records related to allegations

10/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

Monitoring HVAC levels in sterile processing areas


HVAC must be addressed in compliance with current standards

10/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

How are lighting systems best integrated with other systems?


What are the best practices – and potential challenges?

10/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Quebec hospital interior designed to humanize the environment


The design also focuses on wayfinding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Hazardous Area LED Inspection Light with 50 Foot Manual Crank Reel


10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aggreko Unveils New Fuel-Efficient, 100% Oil-Free Air Compressor Fleet


10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture Receives Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence in Pollution Prevention


10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Citius Announces the Publication of European Patent For Mino-Lok


10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) acquires Federal Energy Infrastructure Solutions


10/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Safety risks increase for health workers in Congo Ebola outbreak


Researchers tested 10 freshly laundered privacy curtains

10/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

How your healthcare facility’s design can attract patients and build loyalty


A well-designed, aesthetically pleasing facility is essential to attract and maintain patients

10/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Employees believe tech can improve hygiene compliance


Healthcare professionals said it’s important for facilities to use tech such as hand-hygiene monitoring systems

10/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Study finds hospital privacy curtains harbor MRSA


Researchers tested 10 freshly laundered privacy curtains

10/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

CMS focus on Legionella means its time to review water management plan


A good water management plan begins with the facilities management team

10/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facilities looking at new ways to reduce noise


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

10/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

e-Procurement Platform emapp® Is Saving Healthcare Providers Time and Money So They Can Focus on Patients


10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Security and Safety Things (SAST) Sets Out To Revolutionize Security Camera Ecosystem


10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Sounds the Alarm on Fire Awareness for National Fire Prevention Week


10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Exostar LLC Acquires Pirean Limited


10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox Identifies New Trend in Cyber Attacks Targeting Connected Medical IoT Devices — and the Patients That Use Them


10/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Delayed egress locks


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for delayed egress locks

10/3/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Interior Design

Art installation designed to bring life, color to Austin AIDS clinic


Clinic features the work a number of Austin-based artists

10/3/2018 2:00:00 PM

Integrated Project Delivery is more than an integrated team approach


A true Integrated Project Delivery project requires all parties to solve problems together throughout the life of the project, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/3/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How to improve workflow in the critical care unit


Other top issues included data and analytics, total consumer health, population health services, value-based payments and the digital healthcare organization

10/3/2018 10:30:00 AM

Cybersecurity called key 2019 challenge for healthcare executives


Other top issues included data and analytics, total consumer health, population health services, value-based payments and the digital healthcare organization

10/3/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

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

10/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 30-Foot Tool Tap Cord Reel with (4) 5-20R GFCI Receptacles


10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

RACO Introduces Old Work Pan


10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bradley’s New Foam Soap Dispensers Curb Soap and Maintenance Costs


10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox Identifies New Trend in Cyber Attacks Targeting Connected Medical IoT Devices — and the Patients That Use Them


10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Professional Products Company Introduces the Clorox Total 360 System for Healthcare


10/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

S.C. opens special shelter, evacuates hospital inpatient services ahead of flooding


ER services at evacuated Tidelands Georgetown Memorial continued

10/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

University of Utah Hospital campus getting renovation


New Ambulatory Care Complex will be a 305,000-square-foot facility that will serve more than 100,000 new patients each year

10/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Reassessing healthcare facilities' wireless networking strategy


The expansion of the healthcare Internet of Things creating challenges

10/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

New windows offer better thermal performance


Glazing industry has evolved to provide bigger and smarter window assemblies

10/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

California hospital plans new L.A. tower


Tower will replace an aging facility that will be turned into an outpatient building to avoid a costly seismic retrofit

10/2/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Recognized interior designs include inviting, warm spaces


The International Interior Design Association announces the winners of the 2016 Healthcare Interior Design Competition

10/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

Crest Healthcare Supply Partners with Advanced UV Systems for Portable Disinfection Device


10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional Introduces New AgroBac Pure FOAM Hand Wash for Food Handlers


10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Augury and Grundfos Enter into Strategic Partnership


10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Security and Safety Things (SAST) Sets Out to Revolutionize Security Camera Ecosystem


10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Utah’s Largest Commercial Laundry Facility Has Become a Diversity Leader in Utah


10/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals need training and reliable systems to deal with food allergies


The issue of food safety in hospitals doesn’t appear to be on the radar for some organizations

10/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Frozen embryos accidentally destroyed at Washington healthcare facility


The mistake was not known publicly until one of the couples filed a complaint for damages

10/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

Upgrades planned for north Louisiana hospitals


Ochsner Health System will make improvements to the safety-net hospitals

10/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Solar energy keeps lights on at Nigerian hospital


The installation of the system was completed in two hours

10/1/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

New York-Presbyterian blends art with innovation


Facility has nearly 400 works of art

10/1/2018 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

10/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

Greenville Health System (GHS) Selects Gozio Health for New Mobile Wayfinding Platform


10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Hazardous Area Low Profile Red LED Light


10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Binary Fountain Unveils Results of Second Annual 'Healthcare Consumer Insight & Digital Engagement' Survey


10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

New York School of Interior Design Takes No.1 Spot for All Twelve of Design Intelligence’s Key Focus Areas


10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

HDR Celebrates Opening of Johns Hopkins All Children’s New Research and Education Building


10/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



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