November 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Wildfire evacuee shelters hit by viral outbreaks


Cleanup crews work to curb spread of sickness with a powerful chemical disinfectant

11/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare worker protection: The key to pandemic containment


Prioritizing the protection of healthcare workers can ensure a resilient frontline defense

11/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Tennessee children's hospital designed for homey feel


Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Clinic was designed with forms and materials that suggest a 'home away from home,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

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Healthcare facility professionals weigh in on impending pharmacy regulations


On December 1, 2019, sweeping changes to hazardous drug handling in hospitals’ pharmacies will be enforced as the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 800 rules go into effect

11/30/2018 11:00:00 AM

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Intelligent ventilation system enables creation of energy-efficient 'Smart Labs'


UC Irvine developed 'Smart Labs' with demand control ventilation systems

11/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

N.Y. hospital institute new security policy for visitors


Security officers have been stationed at all entrances to help guide patients and visitors

11/30/2018 8:00:00 AM

Mike Doorhy Joins Weil-McLain as Vice President / General Manager


11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tesla Products Pose as 3 IN 1 ROOF


11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hitachi Solutions America Introduces Advanced Connect for Field Service


11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand | AV Promotes Megan Knedler to Director of Marketing


11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies Announces R&D Agreement with US EPA and Washington University to Further Advance UV LED Disinfection System Development


11/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Chicago hospital’s training, preparation praised after fatal shooting


The staff only recently had reviewed how to respond to an active shooter

11/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Children return to Wanaque facility where 11 died in adenovirus outbreak


Three children have been returned, with their families' permission, after recovering at area hospitals

11/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility noise pollution can impact quality and safety of healthcare


Noise is a worsening problem, with levels regularly exceeding international recommendations

11/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

ECRI Institute opens access to clinical practice guidelines


The healthcare community has free access to the website

11/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre designed to be 'wood first'


The design reflects Vancouver's wood-first initiative that mandates timber use in buildings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Hospital projects can strengthen neighborhoods


Limited influence blamed on outdated planning strategies and tax laws

11/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Experts urge healthcare facilities to review safety plans


The shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago demonstrates the difficulty of keeping hospitals safe

11/28/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Healthcare facilities focusing on security long before Chicago shooting


Chicago shooting highlights the benefits and limitations of the heightened sense of alert

11/28/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Phoenix hospital trains for potential violence


Shooting in Chicago highlights dangers

11/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exit enclosure antenna


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for an exit exclosure antenna

11/28/2018 10:00:00 AM

Scrubs vending machines designed to curb OR contamination


Sales reps are required to buy scrubs while inside healthcare facilities

11/28/2018 9:00:00 AM

Launderable mattress barrier may cut hospital-acquired infections


Clostridium difficile can be spread via neglected surfaces, such as those underneath hospital beds

11/28/2018 8:00:00 AM

AM Technical Solutions sponsors AirBox for Ronald McDonald Family Room in Austin, Texas


11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

AAFP’s HealthLandscape Awarded $7 Million, 5-Year HRSA Contract Extension for UDS Mapper


11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

JE Dunn Construction Receives USAF Design Award For Cannon Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic


11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Brokk 170 Offers 15 Percent More Power While Retaining Compact Build


11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

PENN Controls Celebrates 100 Years of Leadership and Refrigeration Expertise


11/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.J. facility separates patients after 11th child dies from viral outbreak


The state ordered 'medically-fragile' children separated from those who are sick

11/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Garage becomes makeshift hospital during Calif. wildfires


Ambulance uses garage to keep patients safe

11/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Survey suggests healthcare facility security is getting better


American Society for Health Care Engineering’s 2018 Hospital Security Survey found hospitals were taking steps to control hospital access

11/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital evacuates ER due to 'unpleasant odor' caused by blocked grease trap


A 'code yellow' — a disaster that requires an emergency and urgent response — was declared because the Royal Hobart was already operating at the highest stress load

11/27/2018 11:00:00 AM

Environmental health and safety versus demand control ventilation: Challenges and opportunities


New solutions offer ways to proactively prioritize laboratory safety and system performance

11/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Building a compliant emergency preparedness program


An effective emergency preparedness program is more than a written plan

11/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls To Introduce Hitachi Water Source Variable Refrigerant Flow Heat Pump and Heat Recovery Cooling and Heating Systems


11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Contrast&Care 2.0 Presented at the RSNA (Radiological Society North America) Congress in Chicago


11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. Extends its Lithium-Ion Energy Storage Solutions


11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Report Outlines High Compliance Areas and Opportunities for Improvement


11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

UMF Corporation Partners with Logan’s Linens to Deliver Infection Prevention Training and Products to Hospitals in Midwest


11/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Some fear Congo Ebola outbreak could get much worse


Expert says in many ways it's as if they're stuck at square one

11/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Boost ES recognition by providing opportunities for success


Surveys identify cleanliness, appearance and safety as being key for a healthcare facility

11/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Georgia senior facility build with indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining and socializing


The Arbor at BridgeMill in Canton includes an expansive terrace, gardens, a fire pit and barbecue area, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Fla. nursing homes want more time on generator requirements


But the state Agency for Health Care Administration said it won’t approve waiver requests for facilities that haven’t been working on the situation

11/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

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Cooking, corridors and compartments: 3 NFPA updates for your longterm care facility


From 2011-2015, there were 5,750 fires in healthcare facilities, and 66 percent were caused by cooking equipment

11/26/2018 9:30:00 AM

University of Washington to close hospital laundry


The university has cited budget shortfalls and pledged to help workers find new jobs

11/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls’ Kristy Dunchak to Present at 2018 Massachusetts Conference for Women


11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wesley Ramirez Joins Stantec’s Healthcare Buildings Team


11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Abbott and The Chertoff Group Explore Current State of Cybersecurity in the Connected Hospital


11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

HealthTech4Medicaid (HT4M) Launches to Bring Technology Innovation to Medicaid


11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Manufacturer Orion To Present at Conferences


11/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

California hospitals evacuated as wildfires burned


More than 300 patients have been evacuated

11/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

Gas leak blamed for Texas hospital blast that killed 3


The blast was most likely the result of a construction accident

11/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

Former newspaper offices transformed to ‘spa-like’ women’s health center


Rather than a traditional registration desk, the center offers a concierge desk

11/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for exiting from hospital into medical building

11/21/2018 10:00:00 AM

'Concerned employee' anonymously alerted state to bacteria outbreak in neonatal unit


Four infants contracted the Acinetobacter baumannii bacteria at University Hospital in Newark, N.J.

11/21/2018 9:00:00 AM

Study finds that many hospital linens have mold


Linens tested positive for Mucorales, a type of fungus

11/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

An MRI installation disabled a hospital's iPhones


The issue was linked to the release of helium during the installation

11/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Closed Chicago hospital gets $145 million facelift


The old Cook County Hospital closed 16 years ago

11/20/2018 2:00:00 PM

Donated meals sickened hospital staff after Hurricane Harvey


Fifty staff members suffered acute symptoms after eating a meal that included pork sausage, pulled pork, brisket, chicken and yogurt

11/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare


Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors

11/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

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A continuous assessment: Understanding compliance during new construction


Healthcare facilities must keep pace with rapid changes in code compliance, neighborhood health, sustainability and energy management

11/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

How to maintain security devices


Diligence is key to protecting equipment from damage and loss

11/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

2018 Energy Efficiency Indicator survey: More than Half of Global Organizations Plan to Increase Energy Efficiency Spending in Next 12 Months


11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fellow Health Partners Introduces Knowledge College Plus


11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Institutional Investor Acquires Fully-Leased Trophy Outpatient Facility


11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Now Offers over 1,025 Products That Meet the Most Stringent Sustainability Standards


11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo Names 2019 Advisory Board


11/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Where are Leapfrog's 'F' hospitals?


The Leapfrog Group recently gave 17 hospitals failing grades

11/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Surgical instrument discoloration prompts another hospital to cancel procedures


Issue caused Tampa General Hospital to reschedule some elective surgeries

11/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Effective ways to improve healthcare data security


Be aware of everything included in the network

11/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Wildfire destroys three Calif. skilled nursing facilities


All three skilled nursing facilities in Paradise have been destroyed

11/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Hard water blamed for stained instruments at Michigan hospital


Memorial Healthcare in Owosso has switched to a reverse osmosis system for its water

11/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in Vatican City


Facility built to serve city's homeless and poor

11/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Report Outlines High Compliance Areas and Opportunities for Improvement


11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Announces IoT-enabled Enhancements for EcoStruxure Power at Innovation Summit North America


11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Airthings Drives Air Quality Awareness Globally Through New Partnerships with American Lung Association and British Lung Foundation


11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

EvaClean Pledges to Help Establish Safer Electrostatic Disinfection Standards


11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America: Enhancing High-Performance Buildings at Greenbuild 2018


11/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

40 states report flu activity


The proportion of outpatient visits for influenzalike illness increased slightly

11/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Epidemic calendar tracks seasons of 69 infectious


Influenza is not the only infectious disease with a season

11/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Psychiatric care for children designed to be 'pavilion in the park'


Virginia Treatment Center for Children in Richmond uses warm, bright colors and natural light, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Tampa Bay hospitals hit by criminal activity


A survey found that hospitals self-reported violent crimes are occurring at the annual rate of once for every 100 hospital beds

11/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities have unique floor care issues


In environments such as hospitals and nursing homes there will be a need for optimum hygiene

11/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Report explores emergency preparedness for healthcare facilities


White paper focuses on the role of facility management during emergency events and for CMS compliance

11/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

IUVA Launches Food and Beverage Safety Initiative


11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

3M Introduces New Mopping System


11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

HealthTech4Medicaid (HT4M) Launches to Bring Technology Innovation to Medicaid


11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

LED Lighting Manufacturer Orion Reports Q2’19 Revenue of $13.2M


11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Boosts its Innovation Ecosystem with ‘Schneider Electric Ventures’ to Identify, Nurture and Support Bold Ideas


11/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Patients evacuated when Camp Fire damages Adventist Health Feather River Hospital


A trio of wildfires has devoured tens of thousands of acres in California, killing at least 42 people

11/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

N.J. lawmakers to investigate infection control at healthcare facilities


New infections continue to be diagnosed at two state longterm care facilities

11/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

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Facilitating a successful digital adoption program in your healthcare organization


Healthcare organizations are seeing opportunities in the evolution of technology and are adopting newer, better solutions

11/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Keeping healthcare facilities safe during construction


Construction projects come with infection control measures

11/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Niagara Falls hospital investing $60,000+ in security


Employees asking for more controls at entrances

11/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Design can support mental healthcare delivery


Behavioral-health architects must consider how to design facilities that foster productive interaction

11/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

Nyxoah Raises €15 Million in New Financing, Completes BLAST OSA Clinical Study


11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Formica Infiniti ColorCore2 Laminate Challenges the Boundaries of Laminate with Function and Style while the New ColorCore2 Surfacing Selections Provide Designers More Choices


11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chorus Communications Hosts its 4th Annual Technology Fall Forum Event at Lincoln Financial Field


11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck Introduces Model DS HVLS Fans


11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Launches SureTouch, a One-Step, DfE-certified Disinfectant


11/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.J. facility where 10 children died did not inform parents about outbreak, suit says


Mother of a sick child says facility failed to follow safety protocols

11/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

Building proton therapy center creates big challenges


The cyclotron at the Texas Center for Proton Therapy weighs as much as a fully loaded Boeing 757, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Superheroes wash windows at San Diego Children’s Hospital


Captain America, The Hulk and Spider-Man gave the villains a break and focused on cleaning glass and surprise the sick kids

11/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Blanket warmers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for blanket and towel warmers

11/14/2018 10:00:00 AM

A/V systems integration in today’s OR: Enabling healthcare providers to focus on delivering care


Care providers are increasingly relying on operating room AV technology as communications sources of vital information

11/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

New South Wales hospitals turning into mini power plants


Hospitals and schools are using solar panels and batteries to cut energy costs

11/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Employers and Employees are Failing to Halt the Spread of the Flu in the Workplace, according to New Staples Survey


11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces SK2000 Closed-Tube Roll Form Rack Systems


11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

ZT Corporate adds six Neighbors Emergency Centers to health portfolio


11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Biophilic design of Philadelphia's Asplundh Cancer Pavilion features Linetec's wood grain finish


11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Winston Medical Center wins two Mississippi Hospital Association Maggie Awards


11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

CDC says Ebola outbreak in Congo may not be containable


If the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo becomes more serious, containment efforts may be impossible

11/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

Improving arc flash safety in healthcare


The dangers of events are made worse by the possibility of downtime

11/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Indiana healthcare facility working to enhance patient experience


Highpoint Health's Patient & Family Advisory Council offers input to improve patient and visitor experience

11/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital keeps ceiling fans despite warnings


Large ceiling fans operating in multi-occupancy rooms pose an infection control threat, the experts said

11/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

Pittsburgh-area healthcare facility facing suit for unclean ultrasound probes


UPMC Jameson Hospital in New Castle is facing a class action lawsuit

11/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

Men’s health facility design more 'club' than 'clinic'


These male-centric facilities are not the typical doctor’s office

11/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

Robots Enhance Facility Security


11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Indoor/Outdoor LEDs Aims to Enhance Versatility


11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Door Hardware Targets Improved Functionality


11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

HVAC Manufacturers Recognized for Innovation


11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Exterior Camera Enhances Security


11/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Central Pa. hospital getting armed guards, tougher security


Some security guards at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center are carrying guns

11/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

La. hospital reviews safety procedures following lockdown


During a lockdown, sparked by a call about a suspicious person, some patients and staff were evacuated while others sheltered in place

11/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Baby abduction attempt sparks hospital security upgrades


Two men attempted to 'collect' mothers with newborns from Addington Hospital

11/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Green hospital design redefining healthcare


Hospitals are exploring efficient ways to reduce the toxins and contaminants in the air throughout the facility as well as save energy and water

11/12/2018 11:00:00 AM

Shoe and floor contamination a challenge for hospitals


Things that come in contact the floor are contaminated and could spreading germs in healthcare facilities

11/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

New bacteria infects cancer patients in Arkansas


Patients who had ports accessed at ACI between March 22 and September 11 of this year are considered at risk

11/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

HFAP Launches Advanced Wound Care Certification


11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Leviton First to Announce UL Listing for 250-Volt Tamper-Resistant Receptacles


11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Earns LEED Silver Certification for Newark Facility


11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Foam Soap Dispensers Aim to Enhance Hygiene and Cost Savings


11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lighting Maker Recognized for Energy Efficiency


11/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chicago nursing facility linked to one of two Legionnaires' clusters in Illinois


A McHenry County Walmart is also a possible exposure point

11/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

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Making accreditation matter


The framework of standards and process of accreditation can offer significant opportunity to build an organizational culture that supports performance and innovation far beyond the survey event

11/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Thieves target patients, visitors at Va. hospitals


More than a hundred of those crimes happened at VCU Medical Center and the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU

11/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Security

Opening solutions for healthcare facility safety and security


Because every healthcare facility opening differs based on its usage, employing a single solution configuration throughout a facility is not possible

11/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Arkansas Cancer Institute bacterial outbreak linked to port cleaning method


Many of the patients have had their ports removed and those people who tested positive for the bacteria will undergo a two-week course of antibiotics

11/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

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Automation through RTLS can transform patient care


Oregon Medical Group’s self-rooming pilot project, supported by Real-Time Location System (RTLS) technology, dramatically improved patient experience

11/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

ContextVision Introduces AI-Powered Image Enhancement for Digital Radiography


11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Earns Chest Pain Certification


11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Named 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital


11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Recognizes Nine U.S. hospitals for eCQM Evolution and Utilization in New Proven Practices Collection


11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Custom Equipment Appoints Northeast Territory Manager


11/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Low-pressure taps at hospital blamed for babies' infections


The taps were designed for water savings and were unlikely to be flushing with enough force or volume to remove bacteria

11/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Legionella bacteria found in Queens hospital


The bacteria was found at New York-Presbyterian Hospital

11/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Palu disaster leaves hospitals swamped a month later


Poor sanitation and dirty conditions fuel sickness among the displaced

11/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Collaborative healthcare construction urged by panel


Stakeholders need to be involved early when planning healthcare facilities

11/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

These are the germiest places in healthcare facilities


There are certain places and things where cleaning is particularly crucial

11/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

Assisted living facility closed due to bed bugs, deaths and theft


The facility has been operating without a licensed administrator since the former administrator had her license suspended

11/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

LogicJunction and Medumo Partner to Streamline the Patient Care Journey Using Caretour and Indoor Navigation Technologies


11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Technology Center Promises To Change How Care Is Delivered


11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Trans-Pacific Institutional Agreement Fosters Close Research Partnership


11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Introduces Asset Explorer For Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)


11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

JLL to acquire Value Recovery Group’s Federal Advisory division


11/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Second outbreak of adenovirus reported in N.J.


The second outbreak is believed to be of a milder type than the one responsible for the deaths of 10 children in Wanaque

11/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

UK hospital security equipped with body cameras


If they begin to record an incident, they must first announce they are recording

11/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Kentucky children's hospital plans renovation


Norton Children’s Hospital plans new cardiac intensive care unit and renovated critical care center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Eye-wash station tests


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for annual eye-wash station tests

11/7/2018 10:00:00 AM

New HVAC systems present challenges, opportunities


Mechanical systems have evolved not only technologically, but also in how they're purchased

11/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Healthcare facilities planning upgrades


Seven facilities announced or finished projects in the last weeks of October

11/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

Orion Lighting Secures New, Expanded $20.15 Million Revolving Credit Facility with Western Alliance Bank


11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

MU Health Care Unveils New Emergency Department


11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

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


11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture Introduces 16 New Products and Enhancements


11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Medevac Achieves NAAMTA Accreditation


11/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

MRSA and other germs linger in hospital curtains, linens


Studies show both carry infection control risk

11/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Cybersecurity is a top safety issue for healthcare facilities


Cybersecurity was listed behind severe weather and active shooter incidents

11/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

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USP introduces new rules for compounded sterile products


It’s incumbent on facility managers to assess their operations to determine what compliance issues might arise if USP <797> is implemented as currently written

11/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

Ebola outbreak now Congo's third largest


Recent crisis involves more than 270 cases

11/6/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Using behavioral health design for the emergency department


Material, equipment and design selection can support safe environment

11/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Iowa Hospital adds 'safety room' store to facility


The Hannah Geneser Learning Center opened inside Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines

11/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Provider Orion Hosts Q2 Call Tuesday, November 13th at 10:00 am ET


11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Linda McCurdy Named President-Elect of HLAC Board of Directors


11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Coral Harbor Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Earns Key License to Enhance Chronic Kidney Disease Management Program


11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

EMSI Medical Chart Retrieval Now Built In to Needles and TrialWorks Case Management Systems


11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

LATICRETE Resinous Flooring Estimator Simplifies Floor Coating Specification and Ordering Process


11/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals use virtual reality tech to ease patient fears


VR tech is also being used to train staff

11/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

California facility design inspired by coastal landscape


Ventura County Medical Center’s replacement wing adds to a cohesive aesthetic, blending with the existing campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Building automation is moving toward mindful, interacting devices


In this world, we can interact with each other and our smart building bots

11/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

Air quality's role in infection prevention can be overlooked


Having the right tools to communicate the importance of temperature and humidity is important

11/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

Employer-paid healthcare provider opens first San Francisco location


Crossover Health contracts with employers to provide on-site or local healthcare services for employees

11/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Report finds U.S. hospitals ill-equipped for large disasters


Healthcare systems perform well in localized disasters

11/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Legrand Introduces Wattstopper High Bay Occupancy Sensors with Continuous Dimming Functionality


11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

A Majority of Americans Believe Paper Towel Dispensers in Public Restrooms Waste More Product than Necessary


11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Conference on Connections between Soil Health and Human Health Results in 10 Research Priorities


11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Leviton First to Announce UL Listing for 250-Volt Tamper-Resistant Receptacles


11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Central Florida YMCA Deploys Software House C-CURE 9000 Security Management System to Improve Member Access


11/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Worker blames 'filthy' conditions for outbreak at N.J. facility


A worker at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation also points to widespread mismanagement

11/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

'Major' deficiencies found at N.J. hospital following infant's death


Infection control lapses found at University Hospital in Newark

11/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Pa. hospital's sloping landscape inspires green roof


New patient rooms have views of a healing garden, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Technology changing future of healthcare


Technology can be a disruptive force that can change the way we function

11/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Walmart parking lot 'town centers' to include health clinics


The centers will also include restaurants, bowling alleys, food trucks, fuel stations and more

11/2/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

How to maintain security devices


Diligence is key to protecting equipment from damage and loss

11/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

Innovative Two-Sided Surface Protection Can Be Used For Sandblasted Glass


11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for New BSR/¬IICRC S530 and BSR/IICRC S590 Standards


11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

HLAC: It's Unlikely that C. difficile Spores Can Survive CDC-Guided (HLAC Standard), Healthcare Wash Process


11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Releases Profile T for Advanced Video Streaming


11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lorin Participates in Michigan-China Trade Mission


11/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.J. facility where 10 children died in outbreak not equipped for quarantine


The children became ill in the facility’s ventilator unit

11/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Amazon, Apple opening on-site employee clinics


Some large companies are opening clinics to control their healthcare spending

11/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Duke University Student Wellness Center gets upgrade


New facility has a more central location and inviting environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Balancing safety, peace with ferromagnetic security screening


Workplace violence is prevalent in mental health

11/1/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Steps to re-opening after a disaster


The Joint Commission published a new Emergency Management Health Care Environment Checklist

11/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

N.Y. facility's technology designed to decrease patient stress


Design team looked for ways to create a calming experience

11/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

Clorox Professional Products Company Debuts New Brand: CloroxPro


11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Launches Advanced Orthopaedic Certification


11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Overhead Door Brand Launches Two Models of High Speed Metal Doors, Providing Security and Versatility


11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Unveils Powerful Flex IR PTZ for Enhanced Resolution and Control


11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Halyard Hosting Outbreak Readiness Webinar


11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



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