May 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Survey says: Most hospitals aren't ready for mass tragedy


Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren't fully prepared for major disasters or mass tragedies

5/31/2018 3:00:00 PM

New Florida emergency nursing home power rules now the law


Law enacted after 12 patients at a Hollywood Hills rehabilitation center died in the heat after Irma

5/31/2018 2:00:00 PM

Designing emergency departments to shrink wait times


Healthcare organizations are looking to designers for practical solutions to emergency room inefficiency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Closing the loop on medical device cybersecurity


To protect themselves and their patients, healthcare facilities must embrace a holistic, lifecycle approach to connected medical device cybersecurity

5/31/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital cutting food waste and cost


Providence Health trimming unnecessary food expenditures

5/31/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

IoT security is critical to healthcare


Traditional cybersecurity sometimes lapses when it comes to the IoT

5/31/2018 8:00:00 AM

Celebrate National Home Remodeling Month with Human Centric Lighting Solutions from Legrand Building Control Systems


5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Debra Levin Named Honorary ASID Fellow


5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wiegmann Delivers New Catalog


5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Honored as Silver Stevie Award Winner in 2018 American Business Awards


5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls expands IP camera portfolio with high resolution, bandwidth efficient 4K cameras


5/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Infection Control

Does biohazardous waste get a label or a bag?


Incorrect waste segregation and labeling are among the most common violations for healthcare facilities

5/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Technological advances are changing healthcare design


Architecture firms are using virtual reality (VR), 3-D modeling and drones, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hawaii State Hospital announces new facility, security features


The hospital plans to build a new $140 million facility with 16-foot high security walls and enclosed courtyards

5/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

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


Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes

5/30/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Seattle hospital upgrades communications system


Valley Medical Center is expanding deployment of secure communication system

5/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital food can carry MRSA, VRE


The study shows one or more food specimens were positive for pathogens

5/30/2018 8:00:00 AM

Canopy System Designed to Withstand Harsh Weather


5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Online Selection Tool Targets HVAC and Plumbing Systems


5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

LED Troffers and Energy Efficiency


5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Better Decisions from Better Air


5/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Reusable medical scopes harbor bacteria after cleaning


More than 70 percent of scopes tested positive for bacteria

5/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Boston hospitals prepare for tragedy


Healthcare facilities' tactics include large-scale drills

5/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

VA expands telehealth regulations


The Department of Veterans Affairs is expanding its reach into more remote areas

5/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

Follow-up finds more violations for embattled Wisconsin hospital


More than 30 new violations were found at UnityPoint Health - Meriter

5/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

North Carolina heart hospital consolidates cardiac services


North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital plan focuses on patient amenities

5/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Va. health system works to improve cleaning protocol uniformity


Sentara Healthcare recently initiated a campaign to assess the practices used to clean patient rooms

5/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

VEDA Data Brings AI Tools from Academic Science to Healthcare


5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Announces Management Team as Senior Living Community Prepares to Open


5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Vinyl Flooring Contributes to LEED and WELL Certifications


5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Solar-Powered Building Controls and Energy Efficiency


5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Helping FMs Make Better Data-Based Decisions: Study


5/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

How worried should U.S. be about Ebola outbreak?


Patients have turned up in Mbandaka, a city of more than a million on the banks of the Congo River

5/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital without promised turnstiles, 1 year after shooting


In the weeks following the mass shooting, the hospital promised tougher security

5/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Six steps to write an energy-efficient hospital audit report


An energy-efficient hospital audit is how the energy consumption of a healthcare institution is measured

5/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare aesthetics getting bold


Subdued approaches are being complemented with bolder, design-forward concepts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/25/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Pa. health network drops food vendor Sodexo


St. Luke's University Health Network moves to local company

5/25/2018 9:00:00 AM

Process and design improvements explored for China's Drum Tower Hospital


American and Chinese hospitals evaluate similarities, differences

5/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

Painting App and Augmented Reality


5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Real Estate Broker/Manager Acquires and Partners with USFP to Oversee Property Management and Brokerage


5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Former College Athlete and Personal Trainer Constance Lafuente Named Wellness Director of Parkway Place


5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Skanska Completes Substantial Renovation and Relocation at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute


5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Introduces Artificial Intelligence to its Purchased Services Platform


5/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in urban area of Congo


Total of three cases confirmed in city of 1 million people

5/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Emergency department communications badges reduce response times


The average response time is now down to 1.02 minutes

5/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Eliminating the environment from the infection equation


Many new products on the market are formulated as cleaner-disinfectants, allowing for one-step cleaning and disinfection of surfaces

5/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

Senior care workforce by the numbers


A report from senior living industry organization Argentum has quantified the labor crisis

5/24/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Health intelligent virtual assistant market is disrupting industry


Health intelligent virtual assistant market to be characterized by the massive exploitation of IoT and artificial intelligence

5/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

Hospital room of the future includes IoT


IoT can create drastic improvement in hospital care

5/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

Continued Education on High Performance Data Centers


5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

LED Maker Expanding Product Line With Company Purchase


5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Electronic Security Hardware Honored for Sustainability


5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Water Jet Targets Heavy-Duty Clogs


5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Methodist Health System Partners with JLL to Unlock Facilities Savings and Improve Patient Care


5/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

NIH officials responding to Ebola outbreak


U.S. health experts on ‘high alert’

5/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

Nursing home ‘granny cam’ bill passes La. Senate


Bill was opposed by nursing home industry

5/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

New hospital sound design may cure alarm fatigue


The constant alarms of hospital technology called a problem for patient safety

5/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire hose valves


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire hose valves

5/23/2018 10:00:00 AM

NHS staff plead for body cameras to prevent assaults


Increasing levels of violence mean staff needed better protection

5/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

App technology is designed for healthcare facility wayfinding


A study has shown that 30 to 40 percent of patients and visitors get lost at the hospital

5/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Vecna and Imprivata Announce Solution to Deliver Streamlined and Secure Patient Self-Service Platform


5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

ContextVision Announces First OEM Installation of its Orthopedic Package


5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medical Call Center Expands Operations; Adds 150 Jobs in Linthicum Heights, MD


5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Entrance Systems Infographic Offers Building Safety Tips


5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

HVAC Partnership Focuses Sustainability


5/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

WHO working to stop another Ebola outbreak after 18 deaths


The World Health Organization is trying to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

5/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Nurses call for use of animals on hospital wards


Royal College of Nursing guidance includes information on infection control, allergy considerations

5/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Cyberattackers exploit healthcare data security weaknesses


The healthcare sector is the most targeted industry in the first quarter of 2018

5/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital security departments can help protect domestic violence victims


75 percent of domestic violence victims are targeted at work

5/22/2018 11:00:00 AM

Few Mass. hospitals have enhanced security after stabbing


A Harrington Hospital nurse was stabbed by a patient last June

5/22/2018 9:00:00 AM

Earthquake standards spur Bay Area hospital's $158 million bond sale


Marin General Hospital sold $158 million of revenue bonds

5/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

EY announces Arie Belldegrun Master Entrepreneur Award honoree in Greater Los Angeles


5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wireless Thermometer Expands Connectivity


5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Providence College, Janitorial Company Sign Deal


5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Receives Stevie Award


5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

SentarAlert Invites Patients and Visitors to Opt-in for Texts During Critical Safety Events.


5/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Denver patient says surgery was canceled due to contaminated tools


Porter Adventist patient said doctor had to abort his spinal surgery after discovering 'contaminant' on surgical instruments

5/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

A bright future: Lighting and its impact on the physician and patient experience


Rooms that are poorly-lit will inhibit a healthcare provider’s work while, conversely, rooms harshly-lit with fluorescent lights may not be beneficial to patients

5/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

New guidelines issued for infection control in GI endoscopy


American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy rules based on a critical review of the most current data

5/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Defending against ransomware attacks


One of the best ways to prevent ransomware attacks is to educate employees

5/21/2018 11:00:00 AM

Top ASC citations include dust and dead insects


Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program's 2018 Quality Review reports top most common ambulatory surgery center issues

5/21/2018 9:00:00 AM

Building an effective hospital/police partnership


Minnesota healthcare and law enforcement officials released a list of best practices

5/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

Opto 22 releases PAC Project Software Suite R10


5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Viega Roadshow Travels the Country Bringing the Viega Experience to Visitors


5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

CME, Alliant Purchasing Strike Deal to Provide Services to Medical Community Nationwide


5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sta-Kleen Silicone from The Mitchell Group Environmentally Responsible


5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Newly Launched Disinfecting System Reduces Hospital Acquired Infections


5/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Man charged in security officer’s death at Pa. hospital


The officer died a month after an altercation with a psychiatric patient at Heritage Valley Beaver Hospital

5/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Reassuring patients about facility cleanliness


Review cleaning procedures and improve whatever needs an upgrade

5/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study ranks Iowa mostly prepared to handle public health emergency


A national study says Iowa's overall health security level is just under the national average

5/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Preventing bathing-acquired infections in nursing homes


Bath tubs and accessories can make residents sick

5/18/2018 11:00:00 AM

Studies suggest violence is a virtually universal experience for ED staff


Healthcare facilities have taken a range of security measures to address the issue

5/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Veggie-focused restaurant opens at Cleveland Clinic


The health-focused eatery focuses on fresh, seasonal produce

5/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Expands Award-Winning DC Power Distribution Portfolio


5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Specialty Glass Doors Aim to Improve Aesthetics


5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Water Heater Enhances Efficiency


5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Data Center Software Identifies Risk


5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

LED Troffer Reduces Blue Light


5/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Explosion at California medical facility kills one, injures three others


Explosion in medical building in Aliso Viejo appears intentional

5/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Using AI to achieve real improvements in healthcare


American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy rules based on a critical review of the most current data

5/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

Fla. hospital evacuates critically ill patients after power outage


Emergency power came on later at Kindred Hospital in downtown Fort Lauderdale and allowed the facility to continue to function

5/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities boost security after hostage incident


Kane County (Ill.) Sheriff’s Office and Northwestern Medicine both made security changes

5/17/2018 10:00:00 AM

Solar power, other tech, can save hospitals money and energy


Technologies can help can cut costs and improve energy efficiency

5/17/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Securing IoT in healthcare is critical


The use of IoT devices is growing in healthcare environments

5/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

Electronics LLC Releases Explosion Proof 12/3 SOOW Linecord with GFCI Protected Outlets


5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Teams Up with New Source to Address Learning, Compliance and Credentialing Needs through Group Purchasing Power


5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Restroom Light Aim To Enhance User Experience


5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

EHNAC Announces Development of New Trusted Exchange Accreditation Program


American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy rules based on a critical review of the most current data

5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Adds to Zero Waste Achievements with TRUE Certification at Dallas Distribution Center


5/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Hospital relocation depends on training and IT planning


Parkland Health prioritized IT deployment and moving day coordination

5/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Healthcare industry–targeting malware increases the need for health informatics professionals


Often, conversations about HIPAA violations center around technological issues. The remaining compliance violations are related to employee actions and behaviors.

5/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Case study

Emergency power system gives N.C. hospital reliability, redundancy and flexibility


Ensures seamless delivery of normal and emergency power to all loads

5/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exit discharge


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for exit discharge

5/16/2018 10:00:00 AM

Shooting outside Chicago hospital reveals security issues


Two people were shot outside Chicago hospital while waiting for news of wounded relative

5/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Morrison Healthcare marks 'Stop Food Waste Day'


Atlanta-based Morrison Healthcare is working to increase the number of food recovery and donation programs to serve the hungry

5/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 75’ 4/5 SOOW Type-W Weatherproof Extension Cord with 4P5W Cord Cap


5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Versatile, Inc. Announces the Launch of Versatile Healthcare Solutions


5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional Innovates to Help Customers 'Re-Think the Professional Experience'


5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Enhances Partnership With Chicago Cubs as 2018 Season Begins


5/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Ebola is back in the news — make sure your facility is ready


Healthcare facilities should have a pandemic plan and the staff needs to be familiar with it

5/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Telemedicine takes transgender care to rural areas


Outside of cities, doctors and nurses competent in transgender care can be rare

5/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

White paper / Focus: Technology

IoT technology integrator helps medical device company meet FDA requirements


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

5/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Infection Control

How infection prevention can be improved in healthcare facilities


According to the Field Epidemiology Manual, environment is the main source of infection transmission

5/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

WHO promotes hand hygiene in healthcare facilities


Good hand hygiene, including among patients and health workers helps stop the spread of infection

5/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

VA clinic plagued by thieves despite security upgrades


Thieves have repeatedly targeted the site of a Springfield (Mo.) Veterans Affairs clinic

5/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2018 Celebrates All That’s New and Next in Lighting, Design and Technology


5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Hosts AVIXA Women's Council


5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Releases Hurricanes eBook


5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Allseating Launches Foster Patient Recliner Designed by Aaron Duke


5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Elevators Software Aims to Offer Maintenance Insights


5/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Two unions join picket line at UC Davis hospital


The pickets have rallied throughout the University of California system

5/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

Understanding NFPA 110 Chapter 7


Tips for installing a compliant emergency power system

5/14/2018 2:15:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Infection Control

Disposable cleaning products can help reduce HAIs


More healthcare facilities are adopting single-use, disposable microfiber cleaning tools

5/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

IoT offers new opportunities for healthcare


The rise of the Internet of Things is resulting in a range of advancements

5/14/2018 11:00:00 AM

Hospital rebuilt with safety features after tornado


A tornado in Joplin, Mo., destroyed Mercy Hospital in 2011

5/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

UV energy can reduce HAIs


To eliminate pathogens from high-touch surfaces, hospitals can incorporate UV disinfection technology

5/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 1000W High Intensity Three Stage LED Light Tower


5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

American Addiction Centers 1st to Implement AI Technology to Improve Patient Safety During Detox


5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

EDAC Designers Grow at Spellman Brady


5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Unveils Innovative Approaches to New Lineup of Industry-Leading Integrated Lighting Controls


5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Names New Acoustic Engineer, Michael Raley


5/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mayo Clinic uses bottled water after tap water turns black


Visitors and staff reported that water in toilet bowls turned black also

5/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Flu activity reported down for fourth consecutive week


Only 1 of 10 U.S. regions reported outpatient flu activity at or above region-specific baselines

5/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare design adapts to industry changes


Healthcare experiencing changes to amenities and types/locations of hospital services

5/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

Seniors expected to shake up facility food service


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

5/11/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Privacy curtains challenge infection control efforts


Most facilities are still using privacy curtains to avoid expensive remodels

5/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

Three strategies to minimize regulatory overload


In recent years, clinical staff and facilities managers alike have seen an increased amount of time spent on regulatory compliance, which can take away from other valuable initiatives

5/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Mil-spec Power Distribution Station for Aerospace


5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Town Hall Ventures to Focus on Building Companies Driving Higher Quality and More Affordable Care for Most Vulnerable Americans


5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Supports National Efforts to Heighten Construction Safety Awareness in May


5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Leading-Edge Capabilities of Wattstopper Digital Lighting Management Platform Showcased at Lightfair


5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

New High-Capacity, Front-Accessible HDD Models of exacqVision A-Series Recorders Provide Easy Expansion


5/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Photos of messy VA hospital exam room go viral


An internal investigation is underway to determine why the vet was placed in a dirty room

5/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Scabies outbreak kills 93-year-old in Georgia nursing home


Shepherd Hills had multiple scabies outbreaks in recent years and a history of health violations

5/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

S.D. hospital says it has taken immediate action on medical waste protocols


A senior Region Health official said the hospital is taking new steps to make sure medical waste is being disposed of properly

5/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

Fla. acute care hospital designed for seniors


The Villages Regional Hospital is one of the few hospitals built for an older population, according to an article on the healthcare Design website

5/10/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Providence St. Joseph Health launches telehealth in more than 100 facilities


Telehealth network that will offer more than 50 specialty services

5/10/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Healthcare facility kitchens don't have to be noisy


Small steps in facility design and equipment selection can greatly reduce noise levels

5/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

Protect Lighting Control Investments with Wattstopper Technology-Enabled Service Contracts from Legrand


5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeking Nominations for October 2018 Board of Directors Election


5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Health Care Institute Launches HCI Southern California


5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Smart Energy Dashboard Drives Energy Goal Success


5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Game-Changing Features in Wattstopper DLM Software Reduces Energy Code Complexities


5/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

S.D. hospital mixing medical waste with common trash


Despite city warnings, healthcare facility still mixing waste types

5/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Technolog

Why the time is now for a mobile facility information technology revolution


Advances in mobile tech enable facility managers to build an entirely new model for healthcare facilities management.

5/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Florida health system investing $600 million acquisitions, renovations


Part of the initiative is a $300 million patient tower at its Tampa location

5/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Strategic programming for healthcare facilities


Clear and effective communication of information throughout the process is critical to the success of a facilities project

5/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Occupational therapy kitchens


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for occupational therapy kitchens

5/9/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

First U.S. Native birthing facility planned in New Mexico


The Changing Woman Initiative started about five years ago with a goal of opening the nation’s first Native birthing center sometime next year

5/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

Legrand to Introduce Solarfective Teleshade DC Cassette System at Lightfair International 2018


5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

LUXE Stainless Steel Square Tile Insert Drains are Ideal for Stylish Res and Comm Showers


5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Phononic Solid-State Refrigeration and Freezer Technology for Life Sciences and Healthcare Now Available Exclusively Through Thermo Fisher Scientific


5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces the iotega Wireless Touchscreen


5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

St. Elizabeth's Hospital Features Inviting Canopies Outside, patient-focused care inside


5/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Flies in operating rooms force VA hospital to postpone surgeries


West Los Angeles veterans hospital struggling with insect infestation

5/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Vancouver Island hospital security officer honored for disarming attacker


The security officer wrestled the man to the ground and secured the room

5/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

1,000 hospitals get a Leapfrog 'C' or worse


Safety and infection control common issues for facilities

5/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Pa. hospital launches senior-specific ER program


The department was designed with subdued lighting, anti-slip flooring, handrails to assist with balance and lower beds

5/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

'Granny cam' bill advances in La.


Nursing home leaders criticized for attempting to water down legislation

5/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

First VR for Interior Design Course Approved for Continuing Education Units by IDCEC


5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America West Hartford, Connecticut Corporate Headquarters Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification


5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Buildings of the Future: We Need to Put People at the Center


5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Windover Construction Announces Completion of Care Dimensions Hospice House


5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

VITEC's EZ TV Video Wall Solution Wins Best of Show Award at the 2018 NAB Show


5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Preventing workplace violence without adding security


Joint Commission suggests seven policies and procedures

5/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

Union workers picketing at Kaiser facilities


The union said that the informational pickets are not a strike and will not affect patient care

5/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

N.C. hospital expansion has nautical theme


Carteret Health Care Specialty Pavilion and Bed Tower has views of Crystal Coast and design elements inspired by sails and rigs, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Clean hospitals, hands best tools to reduce C. diff


A new study suggests combining the efforts results in a larger decrease than delivering those interventions on their own

5/7/2018 11:00:00 AM

5 hospitals go from Leapfrog 'Fs' to 'A's'


Improvement was also seen in Maryland and Washington, D.C. metro area

5/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Vermont healthcare facility has real-time, interactive energy kiosk


The kiosk displays a real-time weather and energy consumption dashboard

5/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

ISC West 2018: Yale Commercial Adds to its Access Control Offerings with nexTouch Sectional Mortise Lock


5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Metasys Enterprise Management Platform Gives Building Owners and Operators Powerful New Tools to Showcase Energy Conservation


5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand BCS Division Welcomes Charlie Derk to the Shading Systems Team as Director of Product Marketing


5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Avinger’s Next Generation Pantheris Featured in Live Case Transmission at Charing Cross International Symposium 2018


5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nuvolo Launches Medical Device Cyber Security – Powered by ServiceNow


5/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

There's room for improvement in controlling Legionella


Legionnaires’ disease has been on the rise in the United States since 2000

5/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospitals, manufacturers still struggling to clean medical scopes


New study says 71 percent of reusable medical scopes tested positive for bacteria after cleaning

5/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Some providers need to catch up with telemedicine


Telemedicine may be the most rapidly evolving area in healthcare

5/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

Hospital contractor under fire over substandard food service


The hospital is hit by complaints over bland, poor quality and late meal deliveries

5/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Two reasons why ambulatory care facilities struggle with infection control standards


The Joint Commission highlights problematic standards for office-based surgery practices

5/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Utah hospital practices for earthquake aftermath


Shriners Hospitals for Children — Salt Lake simulated a situation two days after an earthquake

5/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

HDR Celebrates Move to New San Francisco Office


5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

TruShot Announced as Silver Level Winner in the Consumer Goods - Workplace Solutions Category in the 2018 Edison Awards


5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Radix and Seeq, Platinum and Gold Sponsors of OSIsoft’s PI World, are collaborating to deliver advanced analytics solutions.


5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Deb Group Announces Winners in Second Annual Happy Hands Contest


5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nlyte Software Teams with IBM’s Watson IoT to Leverage Machine Learning for Enhanced Data Center Operations


5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

University Hospitals changes equipment at the lab after fertility clinic failure


The hospital has new tanks, alarms and remote monitoring

5/3/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

UK hospital fined for Legionnaires' death


The Royal United Hospital in Bath has been fined £300,000 for health and safety breaches

5/3/2018 2:00:00 PM

Pa. healthcare facility building ‘greener’ utility plant


Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center's $18 million central utility plant expected to provide clean energy for decades

5/3/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study finds most endoscopes contain bacterial growth after reprocessing


Studies suggest current reprocessing methods are ineffective

5/3/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

How can hand-hygiene compliance be improved?


The CDC says healthcare providers are cleaning their hands less than half as much as they should be

5/3/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

N.Y. long-term care center has bistro with kosher foods, Ommegang


Senior care center built a bistro where residents and families can 'eat out' while staying in

5/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

E4H Expansion Continues with Opening of Nashville Office


5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Healthcare Recognized as One of America’s Best Employers by Forbes


5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Introduces New GreenCircle-Certified, EcoFlex Exit Trims for Reduced Energy Consumption and Lower Operating Cost


5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tork Research Reinforces Need to Promote Sepsis Awareness


5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Instant Paint Experience Now Available for Free in Sherwin-Williams ColorSnap Visualizer App


5/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

How hospitals respond to mass casualties like Toronto’s van attack


When healthcare facilities hear 'Code Orange' they get ready for patients’ arrival

5/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

Enter the hospital change maker: Supply chain of the future


Having complete visibility into operational data, from the supply chain to finance and even into HR, in one system is becoming a revolutionary change-maker for hospitals

5/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Pa. healthcare facility adds calming live music to common areas


New arts department created a variety of art and music therapies at the hospital

5/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Monitoring systems support hand-hygiene efforts


New technologies include electronic and video hand hygiene monitoring systems

5/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Offsite locations


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for offsite locations

5/2/2018 10:00:00 AM

East Texas hospital practices disaster drills


The simulation was designed in part to practice evacuate existing patients due to infrastructure issues

5/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

St. Anthony Shrine Awarded $500,000 to Expand On-Site Women’s Health Clinic


5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

energybank Wins Plant Engineering “Product of the Year” Award for the Third Consecutive Year


5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Surfaces Summit Announces New Board Leadership and Staff Additions


5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

CIRI Releases New Vision & Mission Statements, Plans Peer-Review Journal and Science Symposium


5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Partner Alpha Process Control to Present How Engineers Can Benefit from Big Data Analytics.


5/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Registered sex offender banned from seeing son in St. Louis NICU


Hospital said he violated mandatory escort policy

5/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Food Service

Food waste management serves up a perfect recipe for cost savings and sustainability


Reduce pre-consume food waste by 50 percent or more and reduce annual food purchases by 2 percent to 6 percent

5/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

University of Kentucky installs 'circadian rhythm lighting' in NICU


The lighting mimics natural light cycles and helps in the babies' development

5/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Biophilic design can support healing


Exposure to natural elements can aid in the healing process

5/1/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Massachusetts hospital deploys security video management software


Massachusetts General Hospital has 1,300 security cameras recording around the clock

5/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Return to restorative roots: The impact of quality acoustic design in a healthcare setting


Good healthcare sound design considers both what patients don’t want to hear and what they do.

5/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

ECO Roof and Solar partners with Assurance Roofing


5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Flushmate® Technology Meets the Demands of Challenging Restroom Environments


5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Appoints Jack Hayes to Aid in Global Business Development Efforts


5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Customers and Partners to Present at OSIsoft PI World User Conference in San Francisco


5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Updates to Become More Energy Efficient


5/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



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