August 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Appeals court allows gay resident to sue senior facility over discrimination


Facility can be held liable for failing to protect resident from harassment, discrimination and violence

8/31/2018 3:00:00 PM

Nursing home reviews security after being robbed twice in a month


Thieves targeted the facility to steal drugs

8/31/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Interior Design

Painting projects that perform


Manufacturers offer insights on the central role of product selection and substrate preparation

8/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

Study says patients in private rooms less likely to get fatal HAI


Hospitals with mostly private rooms had 33 percent fewer central line infections

8/31/2018 12:00:00 PM

FGI guidelines refocus imaging spaces on care


Imaging space design standards previously focused on the radiology device to be installed

8/31/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Designing for intimacy in senior care setting


There are opportunities to design elements to encourage socializing outside of set programming, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

8/31/2018 9:00:00 AM

Can design answer patient-boarding issues?


Healthcare facilities need to develop proper settings to house "boarded" patients, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/31/2018 8:00:00 AM

Industry Leaders Partner with Armstrong Ceiling Solutions


8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus, Local Coalition Announced $40 million Wausau Development


8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox Announces Partnership With the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium


8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

LA BioMed Announces $50 Million Bond Sale to Benefit Future High-tech Construction


8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Study Says U.S. Cities are Getting Greener


8/31/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hundreds of Fla. assisted living facilities without critical equipment


Some counties have received failing grade for not having plans in place

8/30/2018 3:00:00 PM

Newest CMS memo leaves HFAP ligature standard intact


HFAP recently updated 13 of its standards

8/30/2018 2:00:00 PM

Cybersecurity, digital failures called top hospital hazards


The ECRI Institute releases its list of top healthcare technology hazards for 2018

8/30/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Interior Design

Modular wall systems help healthcare facilities adapt


Improvements to acoustics and the ability to support medical devices make systems a better fit for healthcare, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/30/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

The importance of exterior and interior design in a healthcare practice


Healthcare practices are getting smarter. Their designs are changing, and for the better.

8/30/2018 9:00:00 AM

Hospital supply chain offers cost-saving opportunities


Joining a group purchasing organization can cut expenses across the system

8/30/2018 8:00:00 AM

DebMed Awards Atlantic Health System 2018 Hand Hygiene Compliance Recognition


8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Offers Educational Resources on Emergency Drills


8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Siemens named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems


8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Announces Multiple Leadership Promotions


8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nationwide Portfolio of Medical Office Buildings Finds Buyer


8/30/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Health system's new security measures include badges, metal detectors


Atrium Health also plans to add more armed security officers

8/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Evolution of barrier-resistant doors


Door functionality for behavioral health facilities has improved over the last decade

8/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Trends for creating the new patient experience


From the first impression to the last — how to create an exceptional continuum of care

8/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Q&A: Temporary construction barrier


Brad Keyes discusses temporary construction barriers

8/29/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Energy improvements at Louisiana hospital to save $200K a year


The improvement measures include replacing water management fixtures

8/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Integrating lighting systems in healthcare facilities


Range of codes and standards can make integration a challenge

8/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Wayne Barger Joins SmithGroup to Lead Global Health Practice


8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America President and CEO Delivers Keynote on Corporate Energy Savings at Better Buildings Summit 2018


8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mobile Access to Live Video Surveillance Informs and Accelerates Emergency Response


8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

MUSC and Siemens Healthineers Form Strategic Partnership to Disrupt and Reshape Health Care Delivery


8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Miron Construction begins work on new Walworth County Dept. of Health & Human Services building


8/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hawaii hospitals prepared for Hurricane Lane patients


Healthcare facilities stocked up on supplies and generators

8/28/2018 3:00:00 PM

How do the fire safety requirements in NFPA 99-2012 relate to hospitals?


Learning requirements for healthcare facilities is critical

8/28/2018 2:00:00 PM

Personality, place, project and process key components to creativity in healthcare design


Research shows successful architects in healthcare demonstrate intellectual curiosity and the ability to collaborate, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Can using utility meters save facilities money?


Meters offer many opportunities for facility managers beyond what they've been traditionally used for. And the cost of meters is dropping due to technological advances.

8/28/2018 11:00:00 AM

Company diverting unopened healthcare products from waste stream


Program also helps healthcare facilities recover cost from unused

8/28/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Jamaican children’s hospital to save millions with solar panels


The hospital is expected to save $28 million in energy costs over the next 20 years

8/28/2018 8:00:00 AM

Facilities Recognized For Superior Air Filtration


8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Expanded Paints and Coatings Line Targets Aesthetics


8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Health System Recognized for Excellent Hygiene


8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

DOE Recognizes Companies for Energy Efficiency and Sustainability


8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Backdraft Damper Controls HVAC Airflow


8/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Stray cat causes infection scare at UK hospital


A deep clean was ordered after the cat's activities came to light at Epsom Hospital in Epsom, England

8/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

N.Y. hospital institute new security policy for visitors


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

8/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hospital's defamation lawsuit against Leapfrog dismissed


Chicago-based Saint Anthony Hospital sued organization about lower grade

8/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Senior facility partners with hospital on hybrid facility


The $100 million project will include an assisted living community and a health center

8/27/2018 11:00:00 AM

Inmate captured after escape from Michigan hospital


Sheriff says more should have been done to secure the inmate

8/27/2018 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

8/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Fellow Health Partners Business Expansion Creates Jobs Based in the USA


8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Siemens Helps Bring Comfort and Efficiency to Louisiana Hospital


8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Three Phase 480V to 240D/120V Power Distribution Substation


8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand to Display Residential Human Centric Lighting at CEDIA 2018


8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Yorktel to Showcase its Video Telehealth Platform, Univago HE, at the American Legion 100th National Convention


8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

HAIs can cause social, emotional pain


Many patients described 'feeling like a leper'

8/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

New Colorado VA hospital more than $1 billion over budget


Costs ballooned from $328 million to $1.73 billion as of its opening

8/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Hospitals reforming energy habits


A typical hospital can use up to five times more energy than a hotel

8/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital scavenger hunt teaches employees workplace safety skills


Workers earn prize tickets for fixing issues

8/24/2018 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare Design announces Rising Star Award Winners


The program recognizes newcomers to the healthcare design field who could be industry leaders

8/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog

A continuous assessment: Understanding compliance during new construction


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

8/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

Winners Announced for CMAA’s Industry Excellence Awards


8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Earns Prestigious Sustainability Certifications on All Single-Ply Roofing Membrane Products


8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Project SEARCH Begins at Aspirus Wausau Hospital


8/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Researchers create bacteria-fighting polymers with light


The discovery may help identify antimicrobials for a range of applications

8/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Wichita-area hospital’s $62 million renovation more than 'facelift’


'Project Renewal' is an effort to bring back and expand Via Christi’s behavioral health services at St Joseph

8/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Technology can boost hand-hygiene compliance by 45%


The study, originally featured in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) stated that hand hygiene compliance rates provided by the traditional direct observation method did not accurately reflect baseline rates.

8/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital projects can strengthen neighborhoods


Limited influence blamed on outdated planning strategies and tax laws

8/23/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Is your operating room sweating this summer?


There are a few tricks that the facilities staff can use to help keep the room open until the bigger problem can be addressed

8/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

A greener environmental services department can have a wide impact


Green practices can increase environmental sustainability and improve patient care

8/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Rinnai America Corporation Announces New Innovation Initiative


8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

RD Industries Announces New Director of Quality and Vice President of Global Sales


8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Conformant Products Tops 10K in 10th Year


8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Appoints Executive Director of Ambulatory Care Accreditation Program


8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

QMotion Provides Preview of New Shading System Solutions at CEDIA 2018


8/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Health worker among five new cases in Congo Ebola outbreak


They bring the outbreak total to 78 cases

8/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

New biocide mist kills bacteria


A viscous disinfectant has been turned into a breathable mist for the first time

8/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Accidents blamed for most healthcare data breaches


Accidental disclosures made up 38 percent of the data breaches

8/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Signage inside a stairwell


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for signage inside a stairwell

8/22/2018 10:00:00 AM

To get rid of fax machines we must first standardize prior authorization


Ninety percent of communications between provider and payer are still done by phone or fax

8/22/2018 9:00:00 AM

Man who died in jump from N.Y. hospital went out window in unused ward


The 5th floor window was secured, but appeared to be tampered with

8/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 112 Ft. Trailer Mounted Hydraulic Megatower Mast


8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

New CEO and CFO at REHAU


8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

EQ2 and oneSOURCE Team Up with New Interface to Support Regulatory Compliance and Optimal Maintenance Management


8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies Announces Price Reduction on PearlAqua Product Lines


8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Raken Improves Ease of Use with Product Updates and New Website on Heels of $10M Funding Round


8/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ebola outbreak will be test of world’s ability to respond


This outbreak is occurring in a part of the Congo that has long been a conflict zone, with over 1 million displaced people

8/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

D.C. VA hospital reportedly used rusty surgical tools, contaminated water


Reports in November 2017 included findings of VA sterilization specialists

8/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

LED benefits, strategies illuminated


The most effective applications depend on matching advances in the technology to facility needs

8/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Digital trends transforming healthcare facilities


As patients become more active in their healthcare decisions, healthcare facilities are tapping digital technologies to help their organizations overcome these challenges

8/21/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LED benefits, strategies illuminated


The most effective applications depend on matching advances in the technology to facility needs

8/21/2018 9:15:00 AM

Getting ready for a CMS emergency preparedness survey


Long-term care facilities have to decide whether to focus on high-impact but low-frequency events or more common, but less impactful events

8/21/2018 9:00:00 AM

Test, inspect, maintain: Fire suppression system priorities


If the facility or its mission changes, facility managers must be able to recognize and understand how those changes might cause a water-based fire suppression system to fail

8/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

lluminate HC Enters Skilled Care Market with 11 Facilities, Innovation Plans


8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 120 Watt Adjustable Telescoping Two-Lamp LED Pole Light


8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Welcomes Bill Sambrone, VP of Engineering, to Executive Staff


8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Partnership Between Husson University and EMHS is a First of its Kind


8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Enables Direct Replacement for GE Circuit Breakers with New PowerVAC Solution


8/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

More US hospitals going green to save green


Healthcare facilities are responsible for nearly 10 percent of greenhouse gas emissions

8/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Strategies for green product selection in healthcare facilities


Beyond cost and performance, facility managers must consider a range of environmental factors in the products

8/20/2018 2:00:00 PM

Small mistakes can spread hospital infections


The use of personal protective equipment is challenge for many healthcare facilities

8/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

How managers can streamline CMMS


Maximizing the performance of a CMMS can improve technician productivity and hold down inventory costs

8/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

Break-out at mental health facility prompts door upgrade


A N.Z. facility is replacing wooden doors leading to high-care areas in Hillmorton Hospital's acute inpatient unit

8/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases a Heavy-Duty Battery-Powered Magnetic Signal Light


8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Canada Dishes Out Foodservice Uniform Program Tips in Free White Paper


8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Alpha's Angelides Selected for Inaugural Bruce D'Agostino Award for Owner Outreach


8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cleanspace Transforms Full Face Respiratory Protection with Cleanspace Ultra


8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity Announces Newly Released Features of the Aircuity 2.0 Platform


8/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Preparation key to dealing with healthcare facility shootings


Those providing essential medical care to patients cannot run, hide or fight

8/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

CMS says Joint Commission recommendations set standard for ligature risk


CMS surveyors will be referring to those recommendations when looking for environmental hazards

8/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

CMS Administrator calls for an end to physician fax machines by 2020


CMS is also seeking app developers

8/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare industry hit hardest by cybercrime


The healthcare industry itself is partly responsible

8/17/2018 11:00:00 AM

Top three trends underlining healthcare gamification market landscape


Global valuation to exceed USD 40 billion by 2024

8/17/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Top healthcare facility renovation pain points


The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

8/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 150 Watt Explosion Proof LED Flood Light


8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

TechInsights Introduces Complementary Technical Intellectual Property Seminars On The Industry’s Pressing Issues


8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

The IICRC Announces Agenda for 2018 Technical Conference


8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Paint Certified as Asthma and Allergy Friendly


8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wilsonart Brings the Outdoors In with 'Nature Beckons'


8/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

N.Y. hospital shooting illustrates complexity of threat


Incident spotlighted the complex job of protecting healthcare facilities

8/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Feds reverse plan to reduce reporting on hospital infections, safety


The information will now be published on the federal Hospital Compare site

8/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Research says healthcare facility management market to reach $416,929.2 million by 2026


There is also significant potential to provide integrated facility management (IFM) business models

8/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Amazon may be opening primary care clinics at Seattle headquarters


The company is reportedly looking into hiring a small number of doctors to start a pilot clinic later this year

8/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Spending on energy efficiency means improving patient care


Running a hospital means taking the reins on your energy output by making smart energy-saving investments

8/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

White paper explores how flooring impacts patient care


Noise levels can affect healing, reduce efficiency

8/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Welcomes New Chief Medical Officer


8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Three Phase 480V to 240D/120V Power Distribution Substation


8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Peel Away Labs Multilayered Disposable Bed Sheet for Healthcare Facilities, Consumers


8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Awards Praise Family-Focused Healthcare Facilities


8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Investor Purchases Net Leased Medical Office Buildings in Asheville, NC


8/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare workers hike to raise awareness about workplace violence


Minnesota healthcare workers are planning a 100-mile hike on the Superior Hiking Trail

8/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Security reviewed after apparent murder-suicide at NY hospital


An investigation will be conducted into how the man entered with the handgun

8/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

Oregon toolkit aims to curb healthcare workplace violence


The collaboration grew from a workgroup started in 2014

8/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

8/15/2018 10:00:00 AM

Study looks at contamination of frequently touched hospital objects


Study shows bacterial contamination for elevator buttons, door handles and phones

8/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare food service veteran discusses amenity-centered care and retail food service


Food-service trends are being shaped by amenity-centered care like those offered in hotels

8/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

First Nations Health Care Staff Graduate Building Operator Certification Training Improving Technical Skills in James Bay Communities


8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Portable Explosion Proof Quick Change Mount LED Tank Light


8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Overhead Door Garage Door EverServe™ Recognized as a Top Money-Saving Product by Magazine


8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

CynergisTek Extends Managed Print Services Contract with Yale New Haven Health


8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

$2 Million Facelift at Christian Hospital to be Completed in October


8/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

10 taken to hospital after feeling sick at N.H. medical center


Employees reported feeling dizzy, lightheaded, and tightness in their chests

8/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

Managing patient surges with social media


Use of social apps can help keep track of breaking incidents so appropriate treatment and security can be provided

8/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Rosebud reservation hospital under scrutiny again


Federal inspectors surveyed the hospital in late July

8/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Renovation

Designing for specific behavioral patient populations


Experts say behavioral facilities' design doesn’t have to be hampered by the need for safety, according to an article on the Behavioral Healthcare Executive website

8/14/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Emergency power system gives hospital reliability, redundancy and flexibility


Ensures seamless delivery of normal and emergency power to all loads

8/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

How healthcare facilities survive natural disasters


Communication, planning and technology are key

8/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

TerraCycle adds Medwaste to Recycling Programs


8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Launches Wattstopper Fixture Integrated Outdoor/High Bay Sensors with Bluetooth Commissioning


8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric Emergency Power System Offers Redundant PLC Controls and Manual Backup Capability


8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR 2019 Call for Speakers Extended Due to Demand


8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Makes a Splash with the Top 10 America’s Best Restroom Contest Finalists


8/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Cape Cod healthcare facility being built to survive strongest hurricanes


Hospital adhering to Florida building code standards

8/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Training, efficiency and cost savings: Fostering the next generation of facilities professionals


Winning budget approval for technology is still a challenge when senior management teams in healthcare are often juggling multiple, and sometimes competing, priorities

8/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Superbug Candida auris spreads from UK to Australia


Outbreaks have occurred in more than 20 countries since the organism was discovered in 2009

8/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Interactive calculator quantifies cost savings from using mobile facilities dashboards


Winning budget approval for technology is still a challenge when senior management teams in healthcare are often juggling multiple, and sometimes competing, priorities

8/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Boosting energy efficiency with building envelope retrofit


Other benefits include improved appearance and uninterrupted workflow

8/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

What to consider when planning for an industrial generator


Age, hours, and fuel type play significant roles in your decision-making process.

8/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Aevum Control Lighting and Equipment


8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas and APPA Launch “Women in Leadership” Scholarship for Facilities Professionals


8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems


8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Announces Groundbreaking Enhancement of its Optima Faucet Line


8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Lighting Technology Makes Space on Patient Room Ceilings


8/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Some bacteria are becoming more tolerant of hand sanitizers


It took a 70-percent alcohol mixture to eradicate some bacteria

8/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

Calif. hospital to close ER, transition to long-term care


To lawfully close the emergency room, a 30-day notice must be given

8/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

San Juan VA getting post-hurricane infrastructure upgrades


The project expected to lead to more than $1 million in annual energy savings

8/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

VA Medical Center in D.C. 'deteriorating,' memo says


The VA memo said agency leaders have the concerns about mishaps, employee dissatisfaction

8/10/2018 11:00:00 AM

Calif. hospital reviews active-shooter procedures


Leaders looking at they responded to first 'code black' lockdown

8/10/2018 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

8/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

GDPR has had a Greater Impact on R&D in Healthcare Compared to other Industries, says GlobalData


8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

EDLab Receives Legionella Accreditation Under The ELAP of the New York State Department of Health


8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Launches Partnership With Bayada Home Health Care


8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Gains Traction as Healthcare’s Leading Choice for Long-term Credentialing Management


8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 25 ft. Skid Mount Telescoping Fold Over LED Light Mast


8/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Water leak postpones surgeries at an Okla. hospital


The water had to be shut off at AllianceHealth Midwest City

8/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

New device diffuses viscous disinfectants


Standard mechanical atomization doesn't work well with viscous fluids

8/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Sidebar

A next-generation visitor sign-in sheet


Visitor management is a challenge for healthcare facilities seeking to balance security and a welcoming environment

8/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Visitor registration systems can boost health facility security


Security must contend with these threats while balancing the need to maintain an open and inviting environment

8/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Healthcare fixtures designed for cutting costs, infections


Healthcare facilities need to cater to this changing demographic in all areas of their operations, including restroom design and construction

8/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Cancer center uses clerestory windows to add light into interior spaces


The 52,000-square-foot Valley Health Cancer Center at Winchester Medical Center in Winchester, Va., features a range of natural elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

Rady Children’s Hospital Opens Doors to Newest Southern California Outpatient Pediatric Care Center


8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

MSM Solutions Partners with Advanced Poly-Packaging for Complete Bagging Solutions


8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legrand Introduces Wattstopper Blanco LED Light Engines for Tunable White Lighting Solutions


8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

IDEC Announces Support for the BACnet/IP, the World’s Leading Building Automation Protocol


8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bristol Hospital Ambulatory Care Center Celebrated


8/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Maryland organizations collaborate to reduce HAIs


Participating facilities achieved a 14.2 percent decrease in C. diff rates

8/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Case study

Parata Systems boosts customer satisfaction with proactive maintenance and analytics


After finding their existing IoT platform lacking, Parata needed to evaluate other solutions.

8/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Empathetic design is gaining prominence


Empathetic design is a way for designers to truly see and experience the healthcare environment as patients see and experience it, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: ABHR dispensers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for ABHR dispensers

8/8/2018 10:00:00 AM

Food service becoming main course at senior facilities


As Americans age, senior living continues to evolve into big business

8/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Benchmarking helps boost energy efficiency in hospitals


Free tool allows facilities to track and compare their energy usage

8/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Halyard and Belintra Announce U.S. Availability of Sterilization Packaging, Storage and Transport Solutions


8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Portable Explosion Proof Tripod Mounted LED Tank Light


8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rush University Medical Center Partners with JLL to Create World-Class Facility Management Capability


8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Appoints Daniel Gallagher as New Public Safety Product Manager


8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

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


8/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Congo to use Ebola vaccine to counter flare-up


Four people have tested positive for Ebola

8/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

Virginia electronically links all of its emergency departments


The ability to view information on a patient's 10 previous ED visits saves on unneeded imaging tests

8/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

Safety improvements ordered for hospitals after arson attack


Entire staff will receive face-to-face fire safety training

8/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

Food service veteran expects continued heavy chef presence in hospitals


James McGrody, UNC Rex Healthcare, discusses industry and career

8/7/2018 11:00:00 AM

UV systems part of disinfection arsenal for healthcare


Hand-washing and chemical protocols also key to fighting infection

8/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

AHE announces 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award winners


The award recognizes significant contributions made by an environmental services department to the overall patient experience and achieving a healthcare organization's mission

8/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

inSpec, Powered by Zurn, Simplifies the Specification Process


8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Marquis Health Services Launches Branded Guest Services Program at Oakland Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Oakland, N.J.


8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Siemens and Violet Defense Provide Integrated Facility Solution to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs)


8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Peel Away Labs Multilayered Disposable Bed Sheet for Healthcare Facilities, Consumers


8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

AHE Announces the Recipient of the 2018 AHE Heart of Healthcare Award


8/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seismic deadlines looming for California hospitals


Kern River Valley facing bed shortage in event of disaster

8/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Patient satisfaction drives lighting investment decisions


Patient satisfaction and overall comfort can provide a cost benefit that outweighs any electronic dashboard savings

8/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

Indiana microhospital has full food-service operation


Two employees staff the micro hospital’s food and nutrition department

8/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Promote healing and create energy-efficient environments with modern lighting design and controls


Healthcare facilities can employ advanced lighting design strategies to improve patient and visitor comfort

8/6/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Promote healing and create energy-efficient environments with modern lighting design and controls


Healthcare facilities can employ advanced lighting design strategies to improve patient and visitor comfort

8/6/2018 9:45:00 AM

Hospital updates cleaning checklist


Update includes previously overlooked overlooked items

8/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Energy retrofit project brings cost savings without patient disruption


The $5.5 million project is calculated to pay for itself in just under three years

8/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

AHE Announces Winners of 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award


8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing Opens in Fort Collins, CO


8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Coil Anodizing Solves Quality Control Issues in Architectural Exteriors


8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Pennsylvania and City of Philadelphia Adopt New Building Codes for More Energy Efficient Lighting Controls


8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Flushmate Announces New Handle Replacement Kit


8/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Common sense approach urged for cybersecurity


Healthcare providers should scale their security programs and understand they're not going to fix everything at once

8/3/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Net zero energy is the future of facilities


Practices, considerations for an ultra-efficient building

8/3/2018 2:00:00 PM

Center for Health Design offers database on building environment outcomes


The Knowledge Repository includes almost 4,000 citations that connect the built environment to outcomes in healthcare and related spaces, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

8/3/2018 12:00:00 PM

Los Angeles' Chinatown hospital to reopen as 'healthcare city'


The former Pacific Alliance Medical Center site will include urgent care and is expected to open by the end of the summer

8/3/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Interior design choices can support infection prevention


Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

8/3/2018 9:00:00 AM

Seven projects win AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards


Maggie’s Centre Barts cancer treatment facility in London is among the honorees

8/3/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Portable Communication Tower for Remote Locations


8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Survey Reveals Safety Managers’ Confidence with Workplace Eyewash Stations


8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rush University Medical Center partners with JLL to create world-class facility management capability


8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Diversey's Remote Guidance Tool Nominated for ISSA 2018 Innovation Award


8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rebranded SmithGroup Debuts Mission to Design a Better Future


8/3/2018 12:00:00 AM

Legionella bacteria found in Bronx hospital's water


Bacteria was found during required testing

8/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

Shoddy IT infrastructure invites hackers


Hackers are attracted to hospitals with rapid adoption of IT

8/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Cybersecurity responsibility shared by entire healthcare supply chain


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

8/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

Bill to improve VA waste disposal moves to Senate


The bill would require the VA to install on-site medical waste treatment systems in all facilities

8/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

Security questioned at hospital after mishandling of gun


Police officer heard ordering staffer to pick up a dropped gun during a shooting incident

8/2/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Patient satisfaction, market needs drive healthcare renovation trends


At the end of 2017, more than 15,000 healthcare construction projects were underway in the United States

8/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

MyndVR Partners with Long Island State Veterans Home to Provide Virtual Reality Experiences for Veterans


8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing Opens in Simi Valley, CA and Ready for Business


8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Compact Refrigerators Designed for Secure and Sustainable Clinical Storage


8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kooi named VP and General Manager of dancker


8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Portable 500-Watt Halogen Work Light with Adjustable Tripod Mount


8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sustainability can be infection prevention issue for healthcare facilities


Chemical safety, energy use and waste reduction can affect patient safety

8/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Patient risks grow when facilities underestimate IT


Almost every critical system rides on the central IT backbone, including building automation, fire monitoring, emergency power, refrigerators, water management and air management

8/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

The future of electrical power in healthcare facilities


The way power delivery will be accomplished in the future is likely via a wireless power delivery system since plugs are at a premium in hospitals

8/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Extension cords


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for extension cords

8/1/2018 10:00:00 AM

Family of ducks rescued from hospital parking structure


The security team stopped traffic to make sure the visitors crossed the road safely after catching the birds in blankets

8/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

Leapfrog updates methodology


The changes will take effect for the grades released in October

8/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

Focal Point to Showcase Outstanding Products, Discuss Lighting Quality at September LED Specifier Summits


8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Custom Comfort Medtek Reaches Network Supplier Agreement With SAP Ariba


8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR Continues Management Agreement with International Market Centers as a Result of Merger with AmericasMart Atlanta


8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Albany ENT & Allergy Services and Everett Ambulatory Surgery Center Break Ground on Medical Office Building


8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Explosion Proof LED Brick Light


8/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



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