April 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Energy Efficiency

IoT and renewables support zero energy goals


Building Internet of Things technology is making it easier to incorporate energy generated from renewable sources

4/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Shanghai hospital designed to be 'hospital in a garden'


Shanghai Jiahui International Hospital incorporates best practices, operations, and training standards from U.S. hospitals, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta plans extensive campus


Project designed to transform the way pediatric healthcare will be delivered

4/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

Maximizing the performance life of UPS


The role of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and generators has expanded in recent years

4/30/2018 11:00:00 AM

Virginia Mason Memorial honored for sustainability


Washington hospital received four awards this year from Practice Greenhealth

4/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Decoding healthcare facility door locking requirements


Designing compliant locking arrangements can be a challenge

4/30/2018 8:00:00 AM

Alarm Targets Water Leaks and Buildup


4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to Sponsor CSIA Executive Conference


4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Provides Affordable Compliance, Learning Management and Provider Credentialing to Community Health Centers


4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Web Portal Helps Establish Building EQ Performance Score


4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

CMMS and Streamlined Maintenance Management


4/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Benefits of wireless access control for healthcare facilities


Ease of installation is one reason to consider wireless access control

4/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

VRF: Strategies for success


For maintenance and engineering managers involved in the decision-making process, the technology can be challenging

4/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Case study / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center insulates its energy costs in a green way


In 2009, Hershey, Pa., healthcare facility began a multiphase energy savings program

4/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Smarter purchasing for safer hospitals


Free tool allows facilities to track and compare their energy usage

4/27/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Benchmarking helps boost energy efficiency in hospitals


Free tool allows facilities to track and compare their energy usage

4/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Colorado hospital designed for expansion


UCHealth Longs Peak Hospital is the first of the prototype healthcare facilities designed for quick construction turnaround, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Daylight Harvesting Can Boost Efficiency


4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Achieves 73% Reduction in SSIs with Indigo-Clean Continuous Environmental Disinfection


4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Offers Continuing Education Unit on Flooring Design to Improve Acoustics


4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

North Broward Hospital District Board of Commissioners Elects New Chairman


4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

NSF International Partners With Homeyer Consulting to Prevent Legionella in Healthcare Facilities


4/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.Y. system treat healthcare workers' job-related trauma


Study showed that staff who received organizational support outperformed their peers

4/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Technology improvements lead to better paints


Innovations in paint are leading to coatings that are faster and easier to apply, last longer, and perform new functions

4/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Developing a safety risk assessment


The Center for Health Design has a free tool to guide the process, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Texas hospital's 'mission control' manages real-time patient movement


Texas Children Hospital honored for innovation solution

4/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

Joint Commission issues new sentinel event alert on violence against healthcare workers


Healthcare workers four times more likely to be victimized, including physical and verbal violence

4/26/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

How lighting controls reduce energy use


Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent,

4/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Electronic Actuator Targets Access Control Doors


4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Morbern’s International Growth Heads East


4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls offers cost-effective, next generation IP video solution with Holis recorders and Illustra cameras


4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

City Awarded For Excellence in Engineering


4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Program Supports Outdoor Air System Specification


4/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Amazon won't enter hospital supply chain


The retailer is dropping plans to sell pharmaceuticals to hospitals

4/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Omaha cancer center includes Chihuly Sanctuary


The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center's healing arts program includes a 3,667-square-foot area with more than 3,000 handblown glass elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Succession planning paper available for download


Includes tips on getting millennials on the team

4/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Life-safety drawings


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for life-safety drawings

4/25/2018 10:00:00 AM

Robot enables telemedicine consultations


Physicians can be in more than one location at the same time

4/25/2018 9:00:00 AM

Innovation key to building tomorrow's hospitals


Designing and building a hospital is complex and costly

4/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

Drip Irrigation Kit Can Boost Efficiency, Savings


4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

College Earns Living Building Certification


4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Access Control Hardware Awarded For Safety


4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Plumbing Products Awarded For Innovation


4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Restroom Partitions and Improved Aesthetics


4/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Security tightened after St. Louis VA suicide


St. Louis suicide one in a string of self-inflicted veterans' deaths

4/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Long Island hospital gets $4.7M energy-efficiency upgrade


Four efficient cooling systems are being installed on Huntington Hospital’s roof

4/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job


Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

4/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

West Australia's hospital staff to get anti-stab vests, personal alarms


The initiative will be rolled out over three years

4/24/2018 11:00:00 AM

What healthcare must understand about cybersecurity


Healthcare organizations continue to be the subject of attacks by hackers seeking access to patient data for resale on the black market

4/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Measuring effectiveness of electrochemically activated cleaning


Measurement assists facilities cleaning staff and supervisors to ensure ECA cleaning methods are working as intended

4/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Selects JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects for Project


4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Purchases Vacant Parcel in Modesto to Build 11,250 SF Medical Out-Patient Clinic


4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

JE Dunn Construction Selected to Manage the Joint Base Langley-Eustis Air Force Base Medical Hospital Expansion


4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stratus Building Solutions 6-Month Development Plan Generates Unprecedented 200% Growth


4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Smart Fan Targets Occupant Comfort


4/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Porter Adventist Hospital infection breach linked to human error


The breach came from the tools not being cleaned properly and potentially containing bioburden

4/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Patients at S.C. hospital develop waterborne bacterial infection after surgery


Twenty-seven women who needed surgery at Roper Hospital in 2016 and 2017 developed a bacterial infection

4/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Violence prevention plans now mandatory in Calif. hospitals


California is the first state to require plans in all acute-care hospitals and skilled-nursing facilities

4/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Mo. nursing home cited after three residents found outside in freezing temperatures


Inspectors: Autumn View Gardens assisted living facility in Creve Coeur put residents in imminent danger

4/23/2018 11:00:00 AM

E. Coli outbreaks found in seven states


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting 17 cases

4/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

N.Z. healthcare facility vulnerable to earthquakes


One of Hawke's Bay Hospital's newest buildings, just 14 years old, was found to be at risk

4/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Cooling Tower Offers Improved Versatility


4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

iotega wins SIA New Product Showcase Award


4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Celebrates Earth Day 2018 with Eco-Friendly Fabrics and Energy Saving Shading Controls


4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Digital Health VC Funding Sets a New Record with $2.5 Billion in Q1 2018


4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Retinal Scan Technology and Security


4/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fla. healthcare facility makes ER more soothing to seniors


Features include dimmed lighting, a more comfortable bed, music and a larger call button

4/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals prioritized as Puerto Rico works to restore power


Outage blamed on subcontractor

4/20/2018 2:00:00 PM

Colorado Health Department confirms surgical infections at Porter


Agency says links to sterilization flaws unclear

4/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

Partially-used oxygen canisters in 'full' rack now allowed by Joint Commission


Racks and signs will have to be adjusted to meet the new requirements

4/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

Predictive maintenance technologies support reliable operations


These strategies can provide a true condition assessment of the equipment

4/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Maintaining security with contract cleaning staff


Improved and standardized security checks urged

4/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

LED Upgrades Improve Aesthetics, Savings


4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Simplifies Multi-Door Access Control with KT-400 Standalone


4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte DCIM Solution Approved by Department of Homeland Security to Fortify the Cybersecurity of Government Networks and Systems


4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Begins Search for Workplace Heroes for 2018 Everyday Impact Program


4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Strives to End Plastic Pollution on Earth Day 2018


4/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Study says healthcare facilities need to do a better job of cleaning beds


Columbia University researchers have found data from four New York hospitals that show beds are full of germs

4/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Design can support a healthcare organization's growth plan


Design can curb operational costs and improve patient and resident outcomes

4/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

How healthcare facilities can reduce the risk of patient exposure to Legionella


Legionnaires’ disease cases have gone up by 400 percent in the last 14 years

4/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Two-fifths of private hospitals in England are failing safety standards


Inspections by the Care Quality Commission raise concerns over the safety and leadership

4/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare stewardship means going ‘green’


Being 'green' in a healthcare facility is more complicated than a typical business

4/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Healthcare facilities' energy efficiency improves air quality


Salt Lake City Op-Ed says healthcare facilities' energy efficiency efforts can impact community health

4/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

CME to Provide Exclusive Biomedical Services to CNECT Members


4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Caddis and Invesco Real Estate Form JV to Acquire Core Healthcare Real Estate Assets


4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Industry Veteran Shane Seitz Joins CBRE’s Healthcare Capital Markets Group


4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls offers dual iris capture with Iris ID IrisAccess iCAM 7S and C•CURE 9000


4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Partner Nukon to Present at 2018 OSIsoft PI World


4/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Risk management can impact the physical environment


Focus in healthcare design can improve patient safety

4/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Why healthcare facilities should implement CMMS


Managing a healthcare facility can be easier and more efficient with a computerized maintenance management system

4/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

N.C. hospital elevates food offerings with Mediterranean cafe


UNC Rex Healthcare is trying to redefine hospital food

4/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Spark-ignited generators


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for spark-ignited generators

4/18/2018 10:00:00 AM

Study says nursing homes have fewer residents, with more needs


Though occupancy rates fell between 2009 and 2016, the needs of nursing home residents have grown considerably

4/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable


Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

4/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Yorktel Taps Ken Scaturro as Chief Revenue Officer, Enhances Focus on Key Market Segments


4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls acquires Triatek, bringing critical environment solutions to its portfolio


4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hitachi Solutions America to Showcase Connected Field Service Solutions at Field Service USA


4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Sofidel Group Announces a New Strategic Greenfield Investment in Oklahoma


4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hanley Investment Group Arranges Sale of Two Single-Tenant MedExpress Urgent Care Centers for $4.45 Million


4/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

German shepherd added to security team at Indiana hospital


Dog trained to sniff out bombs and firearms

4/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

Minn. state hospitals conditions at 'crisis point'


Healthcare facilities have a backlog of tens of millions of dollars worth of renovations

4/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

Long Island VA center’s air quality repairs prioritized


Sen. Chuck Schumer wants Washington to fast track $15 million in funds

4/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Health system expects big returns on Nevada microhospital investment


Smaller facilities meet demands of underserved communities In Las Vegas

4/17/2018 11:00:00 AM

Top places to work in healthcare named


Becker's Healthcare releases the '150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare' list

4/17/2018 9:00:00 AM

New ward approved for 'shoddily built' UK hospital


Plans have been approved after 'serious defects' were found in seven-year-old buildings

4/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Outlines Next Stages of IoT Development for the Built Environment


4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Visual Workplace Certified by Women’s Business Enterprise National Council


4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture with Visible and Blackout Lamps


4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

STANLEY Security Announces Partnership with Shooter Detection Systems


4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Unveils Dedicated Online Portal and Local Partner Database to Support End-User Lighting Upgrades


4/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

2010 report showed security gaps at Yountville Veterans Home


The state-run veterans home had security shortcomings that the California Highway Patrol identified in 2010

4/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Queensland healthcare system removes soft drinks from hospitals


Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has decided to phase out the sale of sugary drinks from its healthcare facilities.

4/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Software solutions can help with long-term care physical plant issues


Keeping the physical plant healthy is as important as maintaining that of the residents within

4/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Incorporating technology into tomorrow's healthcare facilities


Design needs to evolve to keep pace with this technological revolution

4/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Dealing with elderly patient wandering, elopement, part 2


The number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is skyrocketing

4/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Minn. says $63.4 million is needed for treatment facility upgrades


Years of neglect and underfunding blamed

4/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

Garland’s Roof Builder App Honored With Cleveland Tech Award


4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

ODEM Partners with WELL to Make Medical Education More Accessible and Affordable


4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Shawnee Mission Medical Center Opens a New Hybrid Operating Room


4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Scholarship Recipients Announced


4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Survey: Americans Likely to Open Their Wallets at Businesses with Clean Restrooms


4/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Video

Mass. hospital employee charged with placing hidden camera in bathroom


The hospital said no patients or visitors were impacted by the incident

4/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

DC veterans hospital still dealing with problems


Facility sited for 'culture of complacency'

4/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Influenza B dominating end of flu season


Flu activity decreased for the sixth consecutive week, but rates remain above the national baseline

4/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

California's new workplace violence law could be a model for federal legislation


Nurses organizations laud a new California law that requires employers to provide workplace violence training

4/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Microgrid installed at Puerto Rican healthcare facility


Running entirely off-grid, the clinic is reliant on the microgrid to power its healthcare technology, lights and refrigeration

4/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

Telehealth is affecting built environments


As telehealth changes the way healthcare is delivered, it’s also impacting the traditional space requirements within facilities, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

Medpricer Unveils Next Generation of Purchased Services Analytics Software


4/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Denver healthcare facility warns of sterilization issues


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment says no infections have been reported so far

4/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

Man with crossbow taken into custody outside Fresno hospital


The man reportedly had been escorted from the hospital and took the loaded crossbow out of a backpack

4/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Study addresses UV disinfection challenges


Identifying rooms that would benefit from UV disinfection a key issue

4/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Using supergraphics in healthcare facilities


It’s important to consider that healthcare environments tend to experience abuse from cart traffic and aggressive cleaning protocols, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

4/12/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Va healthcare facility switching to LED lighting


Roanoke Memorial Hospital swapping out all 42,000 light fixtures

4/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Texas hospital engineers energy savings, boosts patient satisfaction


MD Anderson works to improve temp control in patient rooms

4/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

Dallas Businessmen Create Silverstone Healthcare Company and Open Harborchase of the Park Cities


4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

2018 ALM Board Election Results


4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

How to Achieve More Efficiency in a Medical Practice


4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sharp SmartStorage® System Estimated to Save More than $90,000 a Year in Demand Charges for Retirement Community in San Diego


4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

VideoEdge TrickleStor Technology Maintains Video Surveillance System Integrity


4/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Madison hospital cited for 7 'deficiencies' following NICU abuse


CMS report shows UnityPoint-Meriter hospital was issued a 'statement of deficiencies' for seven issues in hospital operations and patient care

4/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Wisconsin hospital’s geothermal system slashes energy use


Edgerton Hospital and Health Services' natural gas bill has been dramatically reduced

4/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Manitoba healthcare facilities receive funding for HVAC, pump upgrades


The Manitoba government has approved over 120 healthcare facility maintenance projects

4/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cabinets in a corridor, Part 2


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for cabinets in a corridor

4/11/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Sewage leaks in operating rooms still an issue at D.C. hospital for VIPs


A black, grainy foul-smelling substance coated the floor of an operating room

4/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

When will Fla.'s mandated nursing home generators be inspected?


Agency may not inspect all the generators before storm season starts and the mandates take effect June 1

4/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Buckner Villas Completes $29.8 Million Expansion and Renovation Project


4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Sees Important Aspects of Accreditation Highlighted at ALM's IMPACT 2018


4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Study Spotlights Opportunities for Hospitals to Control Costs and Secure Capital


4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Emerson Combustion Control Analyzer for Small and Midsize Boiler Users Helps Meet Energy and Environmental Requirements


4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Study Spotlights Opportunities for Hospitals to Control Costs and Secure Capital


4/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Expert: Fla. nursing home where a dozen died of heat ‘made it worse’


Coolers weren’t properly ventilated and pushed additional heat into the confined space

4/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

Video

Woman sues Michigan hospital after she is attacked in ER


A video shows a man running up behind the woman and striking her in the head with his fist

4/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

Vegas hospital CEO: 'Drill like it's the real thing'


CEO of hospital that treated victims of October shooting spoke to Utah healthcare officials

4/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

New Brooklyn health system to get $664M to transform safety-net hospitals


One Brooklyn received a $664 million commitment from Gov. Andrew Cuomo to help the member hospitals improve their facilities

4/10/2018 11:00:00 AM

Longterm care needs tech innovation


Many organizations say they’re not prepared to use innovative tools as part of a value-based strategy

4/10/2018 9:00:00 AM

Efforts to control 'nightmare' bacteria working


Feds say system would be more effective if more hospitals and doctors participated

4/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

AAMA Offers Brochure on Caring for Windows, Doors and Skylights


4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

NewTek NDI IP Workflow Drives NAB Show LIVE


4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Parkway Place Plans $12.8 Million Renovation and Expansion Project


4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Bolsters Cloud Video Service, Business Analytic Capability with Acquisition of Smartvue Corporation


4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ryan Companies Announces Promotion of Jim McDonald to Senior Vice President of Real Estate Development


4/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospital bends rules to grant Grandpa's dying wish to see his dog


Hospital credits infection control staff for making it happen

4/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

Vancouver healthcare facilities now offering menus to patients


Vancouver Coastal Health and Providence Health Care hospitals stepping up food service offerings

4/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Oklahoma VA hospital construction collapse blamed on poor planning


Federal report says repairs will cost $17.5 million

4/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Apple's recent hospital deals may signal industry shakeup


The idea is to give patients easier access to their own data

4/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Florida fines Hialeah assisted living facility over bedbugs


South Hialeah Manor fined $1,000 for a bedbug infestation

4/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

La. lawmakers advance bill that would allow cameras in nursing home rooms


Some nursing home operators are opposing the bill

4/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

NewTek Joins IP Showcase at NAB with SMPTE ST 2110 Product


4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medxcel Client Facility Earns Prestigious LEED Certification, Austin Energy Green Building Rating for Green Design and Construction Methods


4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Publishes Latest White Paper Highlighting High Performance Buildings


4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

SmithGroupJJR hires Cindy Beckham to lead Washington, DC office’s Health Studio


4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Jonathan Watkins Named New CEO of Broward Health Imperial Point


4/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

More than 4,000 eggs and embryos lost in Cleveland fertility clinic tank failure


The number is double what was previously thought

4/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Ontario hospital patients experience table-side service from a chef


Chef visit was scheduled to encourage patients to eat together

4/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Service

Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries


Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

4/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

'Nightmare' antibiotic-resistant bacteria detected in 27 states


More than 200 rare antibiotic-resistant genes were found in bacteria tested in 2017

4/6/2018 11:00:00 AM

L.A. officials want to delay seismic requirements to keep hospital open


Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors urging state officials to extend a deadline for Long Beach medical center

4/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Nevada hospital installs bacteria fighting operating room light fixtures


The disinfectant lights are installed in all inpatient and outpatient surgical suites and emergency department patient bays

4/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF Calls on Developers for Advanced Video Streaming Challenge


4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Audits Highlight Benefits of Risk-Based Auditing Solutions


4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

exacqVision v9.2 Proves Strong Security, Customized User Experience Can Co-Exist


4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Lauck Group, Inc., One of Texas’s Premier Interior Architecture Firms, Joins Perkins+Will


4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

EVERLINE PA LED Drivers Bring Auxiliary Output Power to 0-10V Outdoor and Industrial Applications


4/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Quiet, cleanliness top patient wish list


Healthcare professionals urged to be attuned to the subtle things that can affect a patient's experience

4/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

$10 billion assisted living industry has little oversight


It’s usually up to states to regulate facilities

4/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Florida Gov. signs bills mandating backup power at nursing homes


The legislation require the facilities to have a generator capable of keeping nursing homes and assisted living facilities at 81 degrees or lower for four days

4/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

Oregon fines mental health facility after workers suffer hundreds of attacks


Workplace regulators have fined the Unity Center for Behavioral Health $1,650 for failing to take steps to prevent future assaults

4/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Avoiding two common pitfalls to achieving strategic goals


Support development of clear, sustainable strategies that achieve objectives and reduce executive burnout

4/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

White paper

Grounding of HVAC motor shafts protects bearings, lowers repair costs


Maximum energy efficiency is the cornerstone of a long and growing list of building certification initiatives such as LEED, Green Globes, Zero Energy Buildings, Living Building Challenge, and Energy Star for Buildings

4/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Enhances Centralized Security Control While Delivering Service Oriented Capabilities with Software House C•CURE 9000 v2.70


4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

DDI System Helps JanSan Distributors Solve the Product Content Challenge Using Essendant’s Quick-Import Integration with Inform ERP Software


4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Dinkle Supplies Custom Interface Module to Compressor OEM


4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF to Explore Standards, Safe City Deployments at ISC West 2018


4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Offers New GDPR Focused Solution For Safeguarding Integrity of Physical Computing Infrastructure


4/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tennessee healthcare system reels from intense flu season


Nationwide, hospitalization rates for the flu are the highest since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began collecting such data in 2003

4/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

What does the future of healthcare facility design look like?


Changes to the design of a facility can be implemented for a number of reasons, ranging from new equipment, new services or perhaps even downgrading certain departments

4/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Texas health clinics investigated for potentially spreading hepatitis, HIV


The Galveston County Health District and Department of State Health Services are investigating Coastal Health and Wellness in Galveston and Texas City

4/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cabinets in a corridor


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for cabinets in a corridor

4/4/2018 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Increasing patient satisfaction through employee engagement


Patient experience has the ability to make or break a facilities’ reputation

4/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare looking at new seating options


Healthcare seating is being informed by retail, hospitality and other design sectors, according to an article on the Healthcare Design magazine

4/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

Honeywell Expands Line of Fire-Lite Addressable Fire Alarm Control Panels


4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

NewTek Extends Leadership Position in IP Production, Continues NDI Innovation Path


4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Digi International to Showcase Performance-Focused Cellular Connectivity Solutions at Digital Signage Expo 2018


4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

E4H Merges with RSG Architects, Expanding Firms’ Healthcare Design Capabilities and Reach to the Mid-Atlantic


4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Builders’ Association Recognizes McCarthy with Top Safety Honors


4/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Israeli hospitals split over orders to confiscate food not kosher for Passover


Five medical centers announce they won't check visitors' bags for leavened food, three say they will

4/3/2018 3:00:00 PM

New guidelines created to curb healthcare workplace violence


Healthcare facilities urged to establish a process and team to deal with violence

4/3/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Children’s hospital cuts viral infections with UV-C tech


A UV system is used in addition to standard cleaning protocols on the toddler unit

4/3/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities look to hospitality for customer service cues


Las Vegas medical groups try to improve patient experiences

4/3/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Plumbing

Why choose PEX-a for hydronic piping applications?


A UV system is used in addition to standard cleaning protocols on the toddler unit

4/3/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Hospitals honored for heating pipeline project


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

4/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare Surface Summit Announces Its 2018 Annual Meeting Programming


4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

New TASKI Silent Vacuums Take Cleaning to New Heights


4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

CleanSpace Launches New Low-Profile Hepa Filter For Cleanspace2


4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Provides New LTE Solutions for Security and Alarm Communications


4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

National Hygiene Specialist Excellence Award Recognizes Juan Diaz – Environmental Services Lead, Cohen Children’s Medical Center/Northwell Health


4/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Feds say University of Maryland hospital violated rules in patient dumping case


University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown cited for violating patient rights and several patient safety and hospital management regulations

4/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

Ohio fertility clinic says human error caused embryo, egg failure


University Hospitals Fertility Center says 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos were lost — twice the number initially reported

4/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hot meals banned for patients stuck on gurneys in overcrowded Irish hospitals


The ban on hot meals has been introduced for patients’ safety in several hospitals

4/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Water bacteria testing extended to second Glasgow hospital


Tests for bacteria in the water supply at the Royal Hospital for Children have been extended to the neighboring Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

4/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

Can aromatherapy be a source of bacterial infections?


An outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa suggests aromatherapy can pose a high risk to patient safety

4/2/2018 9:00:00 AM

Cancer center patients infected by Listeria from hospital deli


Three people who ate deli sandwiches from a restaurant in Canada’s largest cancer center have been infected

4/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

Accruent Acquires Connectiv, Expands Healthcare Technology Management Leadership


4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

STANLEY Security Provides Service-Assurance Automation for Video Surveillance Systems


4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for Creation of New Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Standards


4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wilsonart Blends Nature with New Quartz and Solid Surface Designs


4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gerlor USA Offers Freedom From The Ordinary With Saga2


4/2/2018 12:00:00 AM



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