June 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Inspection reveals unsanitary conditions at Memphis VA


Soiled furniture and dirty air ducts where food is prepared were found

6/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

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Avoiding extended closures when renovating facility bathrooms


Healthcare facility managers must balance cost and time

6/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare cyberthreat reports increasing


In the first six months of 2018, there were 154 breaches reported to the Office for Civil Rights

6/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

New Lifestyle Children’s Hospital in Chattanooga adds engaging installations


How do you get a firetruck on to the 3rd floor of a hospital? Not through the elevator.

6/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

Private firm hired to organize hospitals' patient move


New Sydney hospital 'more like a hotel'

6/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare system building microhospital in Mesa


Abrazo Community Health facility will have a small emergency department and an operating room

6/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Aluminum Panels Offer Strength, Durability


6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Unleashes 125/250V Portable Spiderbox with Receptacles


6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Announces Partnership With Cary-Based Aware Senior Care


6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Yorktel Appoints Mike Brandofino as Chief Operations Officer


6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

HydraMaster Introduces the Evolution Glided Upholstery Tool


6/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Water tank reports at many NYC hospitals show serious issues


Rust, muck and pigeons cited at facilities

6/28/2018 3:00:00 PM

Fewer hospitals report zero infections


More than 30 percent of hospitals reported no MRSA infections in 2016, compared with about 15 percent in 2017

6/28/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovations

Healthcare building and design trends suggest industry growth


A survey by Medical Construction & Design suggests the growth will be primarily renovations

6/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Patient room design can affect stress


A 2017 article by Andrade and colleagues offers findings that suggest how design elements may reduce patient stress, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/28/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Most healthcare facility infection control practitioners doubt their laundry systems


Seventy-two percent say would not wipe their drinking glass with a freshly laundered hospital mopping pad or wipe

6/28/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

N.Y. hospital finishes renovation


Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center expansion includes new first-floor Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/28/2018 8:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Returns to Atlanta for the First Time Since 2001


6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

VCU Health breaks ground on $349M outpatient facility


6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Reinvent the Ceiling Plane With New DesignFlex Ceiling Systems from Armstrong


6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

CINTEC Technology announces new dissipative anchor


6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Light Fixture and High Ceiling Design


6/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Inmate climbs through Alabama hospital ceiling to escape


Inmate was taken to the hospital after he claimed to have swallowed a razor blade

6/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Threatening incident at birthing center renews security concerns


Though a nurse felt threatened by a visitor, no one activated an emergency alert that triggers a hospital-wide response

6/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Flooding damage affects communication systems at Rockford hospital


The main pharmacy was also damaged

6/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire pump phase reversal


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire pump phase reversal

6/27/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Traits, insights and tips: A hospital flooring guide


Choosing the right flooring for a hospital floor plan can be a daunting task. Here, we'll uncover some traits, insights, and tips to ease the challenge.

6/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Check out this special supplement to Healthcare Facilities Today


Supplement includes stories on energy efficiency, bathrooms and security

6/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Southco Ea-Bt Bluetooth Controller Chosen as a 2018 Money-Saving Product


6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Building Automation System Aims for Increased Simplicity


6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Door Hardware and Decorative Design


6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Flooring App Targets Specification Process


6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Building Wrap Aims To Eliminate Moisture


6/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Missouri hospitals built to withstand tornadoes


Healthcare system says it has toughened safety requirements for construction

6/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Design and technology can improve ED patient flow


Technologies include patient tracking boards, registration kiosks and real-time patient locating systems

6/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Study finds better IT security doesn’t deter cyberattacks


Institutional factors found to play the biggest role

6/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Where design meets delivery of individualized, compassionate children’s mental healthcare


Women veterans in the healthcare system are the largest growing demographic

6/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

South Texas VA adjusts to changing veteran population


Women veterans in the healthcare system are the largest growing demographic

6/26/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Texas healthcare facility builds senior-oriented ER


Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville designs ER to address mobility challenges

6/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Hospital Infection Control Practitioners Doubt Laundered Mops and Cleaning Cloths are Risk-Free


6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kone Launches ‘Residential Flow’ at Housing 2018 to Make Homecomings & Property Management Easier


6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software Delivers Enhanced Power Management Capabilities for Nutanix Hyperconverged Infrastructure


6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Mayo Clinic Study Shows Reduction of Influenza Virus in Humidified Classrooms


6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Expanded Flooring Line Offers Improved Aesthetics


6/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chattanooga healthcare facilities ready for Ebola possibility


Staying abreast of what's happening in the world to know what could potentially come into the hospital is key

6/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience


The hospital had begun sorting waste at a third site

6/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Healthcare facility renovation addresses patient experience


Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center added sconce lighting, warm wooden floors, and natural color palettes, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

Infographic / Energy Efficiency

Slashing energy consumption


Infographic illustrates nine ways healthcare facilities can be more energy efficient

6/25/2018 11:00:00 AM

Combating workplace violence


RWJBarnabas Health is taking a stand against workplace violence at its hospitals and clinics

6/25/2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare data breach: What to know about them and what to do after one


Three steps you can take to protect yourself and minimize the damage

6/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

Financial Veteran Joins Smart Care as Chief Financial Officer


6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baylor Scott & White Health’s New Sports Therapy & Research Complex Designed by Perkins+Will


6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Plumbing Manufacturer Wins Design Awards


6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

NSF International Publishes New Standard for Supplemental Microbiological Water Treatment Systems


6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Five Trends Demand a New Approach to Healthcare Facilities and Real Estate


6/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospital says CMS star rating system has been wrong for two years


Rush University Medical Center found that instead of evenly weighting the eight measures in the safety of care group, the ratings formula relied heavily on one measure

6/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

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Managing medical records: A guide for facilities and providers


Document management technologies can adjoin these competing philosophies and practices for the better, especially as it pertains to managing medical records

6/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Wisconsin healthcare provider opening cafeteria for free summer meals for kids


Gundersen Health System in LaCrosse is serving noon meals to kids who play in area parks

6/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Leapfrog opposes CMS roll back of quality reporting measures


Leapfrog says removing the measures from IQR will hurt patient transparency

6/22/2018 11:00:00 AM

Harvard Medical School to disperse portraits of past white male department chairs


The move is designed to put the organization's focus on diversity

6/22/2018 9:00:00 AM

Arizona woman claims she found bed bugs in daughter's hospital room


The daughter is being treated at Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa

6/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

ARC Launches Value Calculator to Help Facility Teams Quantify Cost Savings from Using Mobile Facilities Dashboards


6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Denver Design Agency Helps Kids and Families Heal with Interactive Art


6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Seeks Accreditation Inspectors - French/English, Spanish/English, English Only


6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lorin Announces Distinct Advantages of Coil Anodized Aluminum for Architectural and Construction Applications


6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 500W Three Stage LED Light Tower for High Vibration Environments


6/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Canadian province scraps plan to privatize hospital food services


Instead, task force to recommend how to make food services more efficient

6/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

FCC rate review holding up subsidies to rural healthcare facilities internet bills


The rate review came after the $400 million dollars for rural health care programs across the country ran out

6/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

NFPA offers a risk assessment checklist for active shooter situations


Guidance includes tips on information officials should be gathering during building risk assessments

6/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries


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

6/21/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Terminal cleaning checklist systems only as good as the list


When executing the terminal cleaning of hospital rooms, a checklist is a standard tool to guide the cleaning staff

6/21/2018 9:00:00 AM

How to play a role in greening your facility


Designed to eliminate improper management, USP <800> provides standards for the safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients and the environment.

6/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 50’ Industrial String Light with 5 LED Lamps


6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Planned at Sentara BelleHarbour Campus in Suffolk, Va.


6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2018 Delivered Largest Footprint and Increased Registration over Last Year


6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Southco Launches Global Brand Refresh Initiative


6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Announces International Content Distribution Partnership with Tata Consultancy Services


6/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Investigation finds bone, blood, bugs on Colorado hospital surgical tools


Denver’s Porter Adventist Hospital investigated after alleged sterilization breach

6/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Check out this special supplement to Healthcare Facilities Today


Supplement includes stories on renovation projects and sound masking techniques

6/20/2018 2:00:00 PM

Solid-state refrigeration: A better, construction-free path to USP <800> compliance


Designed to eliminate improper management, USP <800> provides standards for the safe handling of hazardous drugs to minimize the risk of exposure to healthcare personnel, patients and the environment.

6/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Frequency between fire pump tests


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire pump testing

6/20/2018 10:00:00 AM

ASHE survey looks at monthly elevator testing


Input on additional regulatory requirements also sought

6/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Lucile Packard expansion includes displacement ventilation


A shading system on the façade is used to prevent sunspots, which can throw off the displacement ventilation system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Announces Partnership with Specified Lighting Sales


6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Senior Living Community Solves Acoustic Challenges with Resilient Flooring Installation


6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 50 Foot 600 Volt Explosion Proof Cord Reel for Hazardous Location


6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Michael Gillespie Has Been Named a Partner at AKF


6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

O&G Begins Construction of Acute Care Center


6/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

CMS delays hospital star-ratings release


The agency will not update the hospital quality star ratings on Hospital Compare in July

6/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Understanding the role of Chief Security Officer


The Chief Security Officer (CSO) is the executive responsible for the organization's entire security plan

6/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

How to keep a facility running during expansion and / or renovation


By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make these hard jobs a little easier

6/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Healthcare facility environmental services managers share top concerns


Role of the environmental services department in patient care often underestimated

6/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

How to design and build what’s needed to meet organizational goals and strategies


It’s all about scoping the right concept before getting too far down the facility planning phase

6/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospital expansion adds functionality to patient-centric design


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford project was inspired by the existing structure but designed for 21st-century medicine, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

Can-Fite Reports on New Pre-Clinical Developments with Its NASH Drug Namodenoson


6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cohealo Introduces SaaS Solution for Real-Time Tracking of Equipment Utilization


6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Launches Innovative Medium Voltage Switchgear in the U.S.


6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas is the Official Restroom Sponsor of the Boston Red Sox


6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Releases Optional Archived Weather Data for Baron Threat Net for Public Safety


6/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Pediatric flu death toll highest in nearly a decade


Flu killed 172 children between October and May

6/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Students design talking exam room


University of Miami's School of Architecture students design tech-embedded wall

6/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

Australia's largest hospital solar power system planned


The Port Macquarie Base Hospital is installing the largest rooftop solar panel system on a healthcare facility

6/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Justifying designing for the patient experience


Designing unique patient experiences has become a top strategic priority for many healthcare institutions, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/18/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

N.Y.C. hospital stresses technology in new facility


New York City’s NYU Langone Health designed from the ground up to integrate the latest in healthcare information technology

6/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Environmental Services

Healthcare associated infections & the environment: Mitigating risk with environmental control strategies


Some of the issues that lead to inadequate environmental cleaning involve difficulties with staffing, unclear ownership, incorrect supplies, budget cutbacks, lack of training or continuing education, and an absence quality control

6/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Medpricer and UCHealth Sign Deal on Cost Management Solutions


6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Launches 12’ Hydraulic Two-Stage Telescoping Light Mast


6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ochsner Selects ABM to Provide Environmental Services and Deliver on Patient Experience


6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will’s Director of Global Diversity Sworn in as IIDA International Board President


6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Avinger Appoints Mark Weinswig as Chief Financial Officer


6/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

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It's hurricane season!


What you need to know to plan, predict and prepare

6/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Hospital security changed after 1998 baby abduction


Florida maternity wards now have multiple layers of protection

6/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare aesthetics getting bolder


Healthcare facility aesthetics are evolving as owners work to differentiate themselves in the competitive landscape, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Don't overdo medical waste disposal at healthcare facilities


If staff knows what medical waste actually is, a skilled nursing facility can save time and money

6/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

Hershey Medical Center shows off energy-efficient features


The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center saves more than $2.7 million annually through energy efficient technology

6/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Command centers can help health systems improve patient experience


Health systems face growing capacity challenges and patient experience suffers when access is limited

6/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

IICRC Welcomes Three New Executive Team Members


6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focal Point Focal Point achieves incredibly successful results at LIGHTFAIR 2018


6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Eaton’s Intelligent Power Manager Software delivers enhanced power management capabilities for Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure


6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Workers Submit Signatures to Qualify Ballot Initiative to Reduce Patient Infections in Pomona Hospitals


6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Waterproof 24VDC to 16VDC Step-down Transformer


6/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Phoenix VA inspection reveals safety issues


Phoenix VA hospital was 'ground zero' for a national crisis in veterans healthcare

6/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

UC San Diego hospital cited for dirty surgical equipment


'Immediate jeopardy' declared at UC San Diego’s Hillcrest campus

6/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Buffalo nursing home death raises safety questions


Man's fall from window is the second violent death at the facility in as many years

6/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

Embattled Wis. hospital gets 7 more citations for routine violations


UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison received seven citations in its third inspection

6/14/2018 11:00:00 AM

Rhode Island passes surgical smoke law


Surgical teams will have smoke-free ORs

6/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

How do hospitals prepare for hurricanes?


When it comes to hurricanes, evacuations are usually possible, but what about patients in hospitals who don't have the ability to leave?

6/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Visualizing The Future Of Color: Sherwin-Williams 2019 Color Trends Reflect Human Touch


6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Introducing New Clorox Healthcare VersaSure Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes


6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ineffectiveness of Laundered Mops and Cleaning Cloths in Healthcare Revealed


6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Now Accepting 2019 Innovation Awards Submissions


6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Launches Innovative Medium Voltage Switchgear in the U.S.


6/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Alzheimer’s village designed to let patients shop, farm and socialize


$28 million village is part of an experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s patients

6/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

Study says asymptomatic C. diff. carriers key source of HAIs


About 19 percent of healthcare-related Clostridium difficile cases at a VA facility were linked to asymptomatic C. diff carriers

6/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Cleaners can harm plastic surfaces over time


Use of some cleaning products could harm medical devices

6/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Contiguous facilities


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for contiguous facilities

6/13/2018 10:00:00 AM

Fax machines alive and well in some doctor’s offices


Regulations and technological limitations and stubbornness get much of the credit

6/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Renovation

Common problems found during building renovations


The older the structure is, the more likely it is that the building inspector will find some form of defect

6/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply Shares Top 5 Tips for Improving Employee Apparel Programs


6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Data Shows 1 in 2 Healthcare M&A Deals have Cybersecurity Issues


6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces LitePak 2


6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

UF Health Opening Specialty Practices, Outpatient Surgical Center at Gainesville’s Oaks Mall


6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America to Showcase Comprehensive Data Communications Portfolio at Cisco Live! 2018


6/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Physicians say Mississippi children's hospital has 'pervasive mold and cockroaches'


Exit of 30 physicians from Batson Children's Hospital has sparked litigation, accusations

6/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

After Chicago hospital shooting, officials look at lessons learned


It was the second shooting on hospital grounds in less than a year

6/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Beyond thermal: Insulation considerations for healthcare facilities


Beyond energy efficiency, insulation in the healthcare facility enclosure can support acoustic, moisture management and safety objectives

6/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Another body found in San Francisco General hallway


Police investigating another unexplained death of a woman on the grounds of San Francisco General Hospital

6/12/2018 11:00:00 AM

Nursing home investigated after patient falls from window


87-year-old man dies after fall from third floor

6/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

FDA issues guidance on preventing surgical fires


The US Food and Drug Administration recommends safe use of medical devices and products commonly used during surgical procedures

6/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

EarlySense Honored With 2018 Medtech Breakthrough Award


6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Introduces L7 Series Lectern for the Most Elegant Solution in Height Adjustability


6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Biotricity’s Bioflux Named Best Remote Patient Monitoring Solution by MedTech Breakthrough


6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Marquis Health Services Completes $2.5 Million Renovation at Coral Harbor Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Neptune City, N.J.


6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Southco Is First Access Hardware Component Supplier To Earn UL Recognition Certification FTTA2/ FTTA8


6/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

NYU Langone's new high-rise healthcare facility will have superstorm flood protection


New York University Langone Medical Center campus sustained significant damage during Hurricane Sandy in 2012

6/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

Marc Anthony delivers mobile medical clinic to Puerto Rico


It has been eight months since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the island still needs help

6/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Key elements for hospital active shooter response program


NFPA standard advises healthcare facilities

6/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Costly skilled-nursing renovations can be good investment


Infection-control design elements save money in the long run

6/11/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Long-term care facilities need consistent, effective cleaning processes


Properly cleaning and disinfecting resident rooms and common areas can help reduce disease transmission

6/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

A dose of innovation boosts security at Israeli hospital


The $100 million underground facility is battle-tested

6/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Linking Design and Evidence with Interactive Room Design


6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

HED Selected as Executive Architect & Engineer for McLaren's New Lansing Hospital


6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

AOTA Offers Choosing Wisely List of Practices to Question


6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Chief of Staff of the Army Honors SmithGroupJJR’s Philip Tobey with Outstanding Civilian Service Award


6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Named Best Compliance Management Solution Provider by MedTech Breakthrough Awards


6/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Most Florida nursing care facilities not ready for hurricane season


Only 48 nursing homes and 91 ALFs have reported they have installed equipment and had state site inspections

6/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Two Kentucky hospitals had more MRSA infections than almost all others in the U.S.


The University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital and Norton Healthcare in Louisville each had 40 MRSA bloodstream infections between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017

6/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

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Hand-washing technology can reduce germs in healthcare restrooms


Healthcare establishments (hospitals, clinics, and doctors' and dentists' offices) cause 41 percent of Americans to have the highest level of germ concerns tied to hand washing

6/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Flexible foodservice design key in healthcare


As trends shift, operators must keep up with menu innovations and remain adaptable

6/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

Patient at Pa. hospital slashes security officer with light bulb


The patient was attempting to escape a locked unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest

6/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

How to keep a facility running during expansion and / or renovation


By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make these hard jobs a little easier

6/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Seeq Announces New Version, and adds Managing Director for European Operations


6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Announces New Version, and adds Managing Director for European Operations


6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hemispherx Announces New Data Showing Ampligen’s Positive Role in Reprograming Tumor Microenvironment


6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Water’s Edge Dermatology on its Recapitalization by Gryphon Investors


6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Skender Releases “101 Ways to Build Smarter” eBook


6/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

No foul play found in San Francisco General Hospital death


State Health Dept. investigating security issues

6/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

International Medical Corps medical shelters sent to aid Ebola fight


Relief supplies sent to Democratic Republic of the Congo

6/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Power outage halts elective surgeries at Illinois hospital


Essential services continued with emergency generators

6/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

State AGs against ‘rollback’ of nursing home oversight reforms


17 attorney generals against rollback of reforms meant to prevent nursing home patient abuse, fraud and neglect

6/7/2018 11:00:00 AM

What should LTC facilities do after triclosan hand soaps banned?


On Dec. 20, manufacturers can no longer manufacture and distribute triclosan antibacterial handwashes for the healthcare market

6/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

California hospital designed to move up and down during an earthquake


The Loma Linda University Medical Center will be the first in the country engineered to move vertically

6/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

Cintas Promotes Exit and Emergency Light Maintenance Ahead of Summer Storm Season


6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

The IICRC Extends Early Bird Registration for 2018 Technical Conference


6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Improving Nurse Wellness in Healthcare Design Focus of Recent Ecore, NIHD Meeting


6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 5-Stage Steel Wall Mounted Light Mast


6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Trinity Health Reports 47% Reduction in HAIs after Adding Pulsed Xenon UV Disinfection to Cleaning Protocols


6/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Deputies reportedly precluded from searching S.F. hospital stairwell for missing woman


Body of a 75-year-old woman missing nearly two weeks was discovered in a power plant stairwell

6/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Visitor says she was bitten by bedbugs at Columbus hospital


Woman claims she was bitten as she waited for her friend to recover from surgery

6/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

FDA issues update on agency’s response to Ebola outbreak


FDA using global networks to support international response efforts

6/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

6/6/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Namibian healthcare 'spotless' after national cleanup


Roads, schools, clinics, hospitals and open-spaces at villages, towns and cities were spruced up in the campaign

6/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Staff compliance, fast updating are key to healthcare facility cybersecurity


American Health Information Management Association developed a list of best practices

6/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

EYP’s New Atlanta Office Celebrates Downtown Atlanta--and Its Own, Distinctive Organization


6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Skylight Fall Prevention Informational Web Page Available on AAMA Website


6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sinks and Restroom Hygiene


6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tenax Therapeutics Announces Study Design for Phase 2 Trial of Levosimendan in PH-HFpEF Patients


6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Open House at Saginaw Headquarters


6/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

U.S. hospitals monitoring Ebola situation in Africa


An outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has led to a reported 58 cases and 27 deaths

6/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Patient in Washington diagnosed with Legionnaires while receiving treatment at UWMC


The patient is on a cancer unit in the University of Washington Medical Center

6/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Study finds sharps containers do not contribute to C. diff spread


The study was published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

6/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

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Healthcare artificial intelligence market to record a CAGR of 40 percent over 2017-2024


U.S. to prominently drive the regional compound annual growth rate

6/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

Montana's state hospital updates emergency policies


A complaint led to an investigation finding fault in how the state hospital responded to emergencies

6/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Ohio healthcare facility drills for an active shooter incident


The first step is to lock down the hospital and issue a code yellow

6/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Biotricity Achieves Revenue Generation and Market Expansion with Anchor Clients


6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Students Challenged to Consider the Forest and the Trees in the 14th Annual Student Chair Design Competition from Wilsonart


6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gorbel Inc. Introduces SafeGait ACTIVE


6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

EVERLINE PW Linear LED Drivers Offer Functionality and Flexibility with Wireless Programming


6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Helps the Industry Build System Confidence With Educational Sessions at InfoComm 2018


6/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

CDC issues update on Ebola outbreak


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises healthcare providers in the U.S. to continue to get travel history from patients

6/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Revealing the true cost of patient care


New cost accounting strategies and tools

6/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Green roofs attract more than good feelings and LEED points


There are a number of ways to keep pests to a minimum

6/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Florida nursing homes say they're ready for hurricane season


Fatalities in South Florida last year have prompted change

6/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

NY hospital project designed for growth and limited space


Fitting a 17-story ambulatory care center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was the first challenge

6/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

California hospital union workers to get raises of up to 42 percent


Workers at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital & Medical Center will get a series of raises

6/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

Poll Shows Strong Voter Support for Ohio Ballot Initiative to Improve Patient Care in Dialysis Clinics


6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

4K Surveillance Cameras Aim to Improve Security


6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cooling Towers and Legionella Prevention


6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Offers Portable Power Distribution Panel with Cam-locks


6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hemispherx Biopharma and Roswell Park Plan Phase I/II Study of Ampligen Plus Checkpoint Inhibitors


6/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Exit, Ebola: Infection control and the hospital exit room


Exit room concept eliminates dangerous backtracking of contamination within a medical facility.

6/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Antimicrobial copper gaining popularity in healthcare facilities


The copper continuously kill 99.9% of infectious bacteria

6/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

'Neighborhood hospital' planned near Tucson


18-bed facility in Sahuarita will have an emergency room and operating rooms

6/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Tips to reduce healthcare facility's environmental footprint


Healthcare produces 7 percent of Australia’s carbon emissions and hospitals produce about half of it

6/1/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

OSHA cites Florida healthcare facility for not protecting staff from violence


An acute care inpatient behavioral health facility in Bradenton is facing more than $71,000 in fines

6/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

The future of healthcare design and construction? It’s factory made.


Technological advancements make it possible to manufacture many healthcare building components — think complete patient and treatment rooms — offsite, to be assembled onsite for higher quality, yet more-efficient construction

6/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

America's Physician Groups Promotes Its 'Third Option' to CMS as Next Step in Evolution of Value-Based Care


6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Pulsed Xenon UV Leads to Better Disinfection


6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Internal Roadway Construction, Infrastructure Enhancements Launched at ON3


6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Twist Lock Suction Cup Magnetic Mounting Plate


6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Harris Williams & Co. Advises Evolution Research Group, LLC on its Sale to Linden Capital Partners


6/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



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