September 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Infection Control

Boston VA hospital patient infected with Legionnaires’


The hospital is retracing the patient’s movements to find the source of the infection

9/28/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Ebola, Marburg outbreaks infected high percentage of healthcare workers


Findings highlight need to strengthen infection-control practices

9/28/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facilities can do more to prevent infections


Hospital-acquired infections can be reduced with evidence-based prevention and control strategies

9/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Six key steps to creating a safe hospital environment for patients, visitors and staff


The ability to control access remotely, to confirm identity quickly and easily, and to program varying levels of access for visitors, patients, doctors and staff is an absolute necessity

9/28/2018 11:00:00 AM

Three Boston hospitals fined for letting TV shows film on site


Each organization is required to re-train its workforce

9/28/2018 9:00:00 AM

Energy management and information systems (EMIS) boost efficiency


Rapidly evolving software systems provide visibility and analysis into how a building consumes energy

9/28/2018 8:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces SK2000 Closed-Tube Roll Form Rack Systems


9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

ePIPE Team Awarded Multiple U.S. Patents for In-Place Protection of Non-Metallic Pipes


9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Accolades and Judges Choice Award Winner Cobalt Robotics Unveils Leak and Spill Detection Technology at GSX


9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Addresses the State of Healthcare Spend and Importance of Purchased Services Cost Management


9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

CO Architects’ Cutting-Edge Buildings Advance Medical Research and Healthcare


9/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities going high-tech to cater to millennials


Builders need to consider how buildings can accommodate the growing amount of technology

9/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Mayo Clinic expansion to include hotel


Mayo is partnering with a Singapore-based real estate developer to own and operate the hotel

9/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Indiana hospital back online after computer virus


The hospital was also placed on 'diversion' and all ambulances were sent to other hospitals

9/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

'Heart of Healthcare' winner goes extra mile for patients


Environmental services aide from Hackensack University Medical Center recognized by the Association for the Health Care Environment

9/27/2018 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Healthcare analytics market to observe rapid expansion


Hospitals will be the prominent technology end-users

9/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Surviving outages and shutdowns


Power outages and shutdowns create the same level of stress. The challenge is to make these outages and shutdowns progress smoothly and finish on time within scope and on budget.

9/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Miron Construction Honored with Four 2018 BUILD Wisconsin Awards


9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 150W High Intensity Flood LED Light with Motion & Day/Night Sensor


9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Flushmate Reinforces Commitment to Water Conservation, Pressure-Assist Technology


9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

HLAC Takes Part in Healthcare Laundry Roundtable As AHE Readies Its EXCHANGE 2018 Conference


9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Amy Lussetto Promoted to Lead HDR’s Strategic Innovation Team


9/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Video

California hospital adds fast lane to ease young surgical patients' anxiety


Doctors Medical Center in Modesto is offering an alternative ride to the OR: a little black Mercedes Benz convertible

9/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

IT challenges to tossing fax machines


Many providers have held onto this antiquated system of communication for decades

9/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Green Building Council Institute adopts RELi resilience standard


The new standard will complement LEED’s Resilient Design pilot credits

9/26/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Magnetic locks


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for magnetic locks

9/26/2018 10:00:00 AM

Nurse describes patient's cleaning liquid death


The cleaning liquid was in a jug beside her bed at the Royal Sussex County Hospital

9/26/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

'Hospital room in a box' could cut healthcare building costs


Modular hospital room features antimicrobial surfaces

9/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

IICRC Acquires the Certification and Assessment Programs of the International Cleaning and Restoration Association


9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Olympus is supporting OR workflow efficiencies


9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Chicago with Highest Safety Designation


9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

STARC Systems Launches New Website


9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

AAMA to host webinar on glazing system performance during Hurricane Irma


9/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Lessons from the latest Congo Ebola outbreak


The biggest issue is we have not learned important lessons from prior Ebola outbreaks

9/25/2018 3:00:00 PM

Studies explore environmental services professionals’ work habits, perceptions


Ninety-six percent of the facilities surveyed had a written cleaning policy for clinical areas

9/25/2018 2:00:00 PM

Designing tomorrow's operating room


Technology is changing faster than facilities can be adjusted

9/25/2018 12:00:00 PM

Repairs underway after Pennsylvania hospital finds mold


Mold found in 'small spots' in Chambersburg Hospital

9/25/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

N.Y. clinic informed by hospitality design to create 'human' feeling


David H. Koch Center includes patient-centered design choices

9/25/2018 9:00:00 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

9/25/2018 8:00:00 AM

Halyard Hosting Webinar on Potential Long-term Effects of Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Drugs


9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric to Attend FHEA Meeting and Tradeshow Conference


9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Disruptions and Future Trends Shaping Bio-Tech Industry Investments Reveal Los Angeles as New Node


9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

System Makes Hospitals and Clinics Accessible for the Blind and Visually Impaired


9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Single Phase Buck/Boost Step-Down Transformer


9/25/2018 12:00:00 AM

South Carolina hospitals will take financial hit after hurricane


Hospitals transferred nearly 400 patients out of evacuation zone

9/24/2018 3:00:00 PM

Making the case for energy efficiency


A communication gap between the CFO and facility managers can result in missing out on good efficiency projects

9/24/2018 2:00:00 PM

Honored senior facilities push boundaries


Environments for Aging Design Showcase recognizes fresh approaches to senior living, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

9/24/2018 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare spending on energy efficiency expected to hit $6.4 billion by 2027


Energy is an area where relatively painless cost savings can be found

9/24/2018 11:00:00 AM

Identifying plumbing upgrade goals


Water conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

9/24/2018 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Infection Control

Exit, Ebola: Infection control and the hospital exit room


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

9/24/2018 8:00:00 AM

ENT of Georgia South Expands Network to Colo Atl Data Center and Colocation Facility


9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tork study: Healthcare staff see hygiene compliance boost from technology


9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Appoints New Leadership in Accreditation and Certification Operations


9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

POWER UP Improves the Patient Experience with Device Charging Technology


9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lewis County General Hospital Reduces Infection Rates; LightStrike Disinfection System Pays for Itself in Less Than 1 Year


9/24/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tech lessons from healthcare facilities that survived recent natural disasters


Many hospitals are not ready for a natural disaster

9/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

Jury awards plaintiffs $10 million for Chicago hospital security incidents


Doctor and six nurses filed a joint lawsuit for two separate incidents

9/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals train for mass shootings


Checking for weapons is part of the drill

9/21/2018 11:00:00 AM

Hospital cleaning staffs retrained after Health Department finds dirty restrooms, floors, walls


Inspectors found numerous sanitation problems at two Lehigh Valley Health Network hospitals

9/21/2018 9:00:00 AM

Minn. healthcare facility cited for secret videotaping


Federal investigation finds that Fairview Southdale in Edina violated privacy rights.

9/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

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


9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Orion Lighting Sees Continued Strength in Demand for Its Energy-Saving LED Lighting Solutions


9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Garland rolls out a new membrane brochure


9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

G4S Launches Security Risk Management Model


9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Binary Fountain selected as an Eyefinity Certified Partner


9/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

NC hospital taking extra measures to prevent Legionnaire's disease


North Carolina was home to more than 200 reported cases in 2017, up from just 49 in 2007

9/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Right de-icer/anti-icer can improve safety, save money


Hospital grounds maintenance staff are responsible for health and well-being of patients and creating a safe workplace in which clinical staff can care for patients

9/20/2018 2:00:00 PM

One in four Florida nursing homes meet back-up power demands one year after heat-related deaths


No facilities have been fined or disciplined

9/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

Intelligent energy management can cut costs for senior living communities


Facilities are looking for solutions to control costs and maintain budgets

9/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

Shots fired at Los Angeles healthcare facility


Los Angeles Hospital staff and patients evacuated or sheltered in place

9/20/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Mayo plans $792 million facility investment in Florida, Arizona


The $648 million Arizona project will double the size of the existing Phoenix complex

9/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Rechargeable LED Area Light with Magnetic Mounting Base


9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Leading Netherlands Hospital Adopts the EarlySense System for Continuous Patient Monitoring


9/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities might not be prepared for some financial risks of hurricanes


Long-term effects of storms can linger years after

9/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Study offers first data-driven estimate of number of suicides in U.S. hospitals


Findings based on these data showed that approximately 49 to 65 hospital inpatient suicides occur each year in the United States, far fewer than the widely cited estimate of 1,500 per year.

9/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Case study

Brigham and Women’s Hospital uses temporary wall containment during renovation


Temporary wall containment needed for infection control requirements

9/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Portable space heaters


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for portable space heaters

9/19/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Hurricane season tests disaster recovery plans


Nearly half of providers report that they lack a comprehensive disaster recovery plan

9/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Designing for LTC patients under 65


According to the 2015 data, in 2014 15.5 percent of long-term care patients were under 65, up from 10 percent in 1998

9/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 50’ Work Area Mining String Light with 37 LED Lamps


9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Launches its Most Innovative Flush Valve Design in 50 Years with CX Flushometer


9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Skender’s Healthcare Portfolio Growing as Firm Completes Several Projects for Major Chicago Health System


9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

MedTrainer Adds Market Growth Leader Mark Felts as Senior Vice President of Sales


9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Emerging Consulting Firm Debuts its People-first Approach to Healthcare Support Services


9/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning fluid hospital death sparks safety concerns


The incident has raised questions about the facility's 'jug system,' about how the jugs are washed and cleaned and how the housekeeping staff know which bedside tables to put them on

9/18/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Biggest hospital construction projects in August


Pittsburgh's Allegheny Health Network $1 billion expansion the largest

9/18/2018 2:00:00 PM

CDC and The Joint Commission release free new infection control resources


Resources address podiatry and orthopedic and pain management settings

9/18/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Evaluating facility security vulnerabilities


Criminal activity requires opportunity

9/18/2018 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals are boosting hygiene practices to fight superbugs


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

9/18/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Defending against ransomware attacks


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

9/18/2018 8:00:00 AM

Eaton delivers versatile, resilient backup power for data center and IT managers with 9PXM UPS


9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tryko Partners Adds New Providence, N.J. Skilled Nursing Facility to Marquis Health Services Portfolio


9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Holds Decontamination Training


9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

JE Dunn Construction Opens Medical Building at Lackland Air Force Base


9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Portable Stainless Steel 45 KVA Mobile Power Distribution Station


9/18/2018 12:00:00 AM

A year after Hurricane Irma, there are still nursing home preparedness concerns


Nursing homes hit by disaster often struggle to execute emergency plans and protect residents

9/17/2018 3:00:00 PM

Study says paper towels spread fewer bacteria than air hand dryers in hospital bathrooms


Jane Phillips Medical Center/St. John Health System, Bartlesville, Okla., is the 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year Winner in the 1-249 bed category

9/17/2018 2:00:00 PM

Oklahoma medical center ES team finds success with 10-step program


Jane Phillips Medical Center/St. John Health System, Bartlesville, Okla., is the 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year Winner in the 1-249 bed category

9/17/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Avoiding building envelope commissioning pitfalls


Though building envelope design and construction seems straightforward, these steps can help ensure a successful construction and commissioning process

9/17/2018 11:00:00 AM

Case study

Ergonomic flooring installation offers comfort, function to new pediatric mental health facility


The specification of the design materials required additional attention to safety

9/17/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Hospitals urged to cooperate to beat hackers


Security frameworks and threat intelligence sharing already exist

9/17/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Dimmable LED String Light for Work Area Lighting


9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

CUBEX LLC MedBank Medical Solutions introduces MedBank Mini and Tower


9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wiegmann Expands Removable Hinge Pin Enclosure Product Line


9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Al Moosa Group Unveils Plans for New VR-designed Oasis of Rehabilitation and Long-term Care in Al-Ahsa


9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sofidel Launches Line of Papernet Products for Cruise Industry


9/17/2018 12:00:00 AM

Monkeypox diagnosed in UK for first time


The patient travelled to London from Nigeria

9/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

California senior-facilities’ staffs allegedly abandoned residents during Tubbs Fire


State regulators moved to revoke the licenses of two Santa Rosa senior housing facilities

9/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Facility design adjusting to Dallas area's shifting healthcare landscape


Empathetic facility designs address current market priorities

9/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

D.C. sister clinics use color to brand shared space


Designers saved space and maximize efficiencies by designing the two clinics with a shared reception and waiting area, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/14/2018 11:00:00 AM

Children’s Medical Center Dallas puts employees first to improve performance


The Texas facility is the 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year winner in the 250-499 bed category

9/14/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

IoT security is critical to healthcare


Traditional cybersecurity sometimes lapses when it comes to the IoT

9/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Master Lock Introduces Vault Enterprise For Smart, Simple And Secure Access Management


9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Greenstreet Growers Inc. Launches Plant-Based Air Purifier, brēth, in New Kickstarter Campaign


9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Help Hunterdon Medical Center Reduce Superbug Infection Rates by 76%


9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

IDEXX Pseudalert Test Accepted as Global ISO Standard


9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 100 Foot Explosion Proof LED Drop Light / Trouble Light


9/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

How UC Medical Center dealt with Cincinnati shooting


UCMC is a Level I trauma center, the only such facility in the region

9/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Facilities as strategic assets: Navigating the digital transformation of building products and services


The building products, services and solutions industry is being transformed

9/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Facility managers play crucial role in healthcare commissioning


The FM must be involved in each phase of design, construction, and commissioning, from developing owner's project requirements to creation of a systems manual.

9/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Common life-safety violations that can mean lost funding


Government funding involves multiple organizations that all have different standards healthcare facilities must uphold

9/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

Award-winning ES hospital team uses tried-and-true methods


Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, Ill., is the 2018 Environmental Services Department of the Year Winner in the 500+ bed category

9/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

LEDs can light the way significant savings


LED upgrades benefit occupants and the bottom line

9/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

Baron Announces Partnership with Team Rubicon


9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 225 Amp 480V 3 Phase Portable Power Distribution Panel


9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Sells Dialysis Clinic in Oakland, Calif. for $15.7 Million


9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Rush Foundation Hospital Reports Fewer Infections After Adding LightStrike Pulsed Xenon UV Disinfection as Environmental Standard of Care


9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

ReconaSense Wins 2018 New Product of the Year Award for the Second Consecutive Year


9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

VA adding staff after rust and blood were found on surgical instruments


The VA reported recently that there were about 40,000 job vacancies at the Veterans Health Administration

9/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

Teen kills herself in 'suicide-proof' bedrooms hospital unit


The area of the Glasgow healthcare facility was designed with 'safe' bedrooms

9/12/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Erie VA hospital receives decade of upgrades


Expansion and renovation projects started in 2008 and will continue through at least 2020

9/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire extinguishers


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire extinguishers

9/12/2018 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

2018 Environmental Services Departments of the Year named


The award recognizes and celebrates best practices in cleaning and caring for the healthcare environment efficiently and effectively

9/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New construction

Mass. hospice designed to be uplifting


Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Mass., is a functional and uplifting environment for the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Offers Educational Resources on Emergency Drills


9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Three Stage Light Mast with Gas Generator


9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Bio-Tech Startups Highlight Groundbreaking Discoveries at LA BioMed’s Innovation Showcase


9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

BRAVO! Wins the BSCAI Safety Award For The Seventh Time


9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

PACLOCK Partners with Drucker Group to Boost Commercial Channel Marketing Support


9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Blog

Prioritizing hospital CEOs’ #1 priority: Cost control and the physical environment


Even as hospitals and their systems grow larger, 62 percent of surveyed CEOs identify “preparing the enterprise for sustainable cost control” as their top priority.

9/11/2018 3:00:00 PM

Charlotte's largest healthcare providers are increasing security


Atrium is reducing access points to its facilities by 45 percent

9/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

Study says Chicago hospital service workers underpaid


The study found that wages have been stagnant for hospital service workers, despite indicators of increasing industry demand and better-educated workforce

9/11/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Step aside millennials: Welcome the new kids on the block


Modern software can ease the challenge and facilitate adjustments, helping HR teams respond with agility to workforce generational changes.

9/11/2018 11:00:00 AM

Alternative strategies can eliminate rock salt in snow removal plan


Pre-spreading salt brine and using potassium formate may allow facility managers to eliminate rock salt

9/11/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Specific environmental strategies needed in infection control


World Health Organization offers first-ever priority pathogens list

9/11/2018 8:00:00 AM

Jenni Eschner Joins EUA as Senior Project Architect


9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Location in Cumberland, Md. Recognized for Workplace Safety


9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Rechargeable Battery Pack for Golight Radioray 2000 Series Spotlights


9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Atlantic Street Capital Announces Partnership with OrthoBethesda


9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Agenda for National Conference 2018


9/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Florida judge invalidates 14 assisted living code provisions


A proposed rule that would have required hand-washing by staff members after every resident contact was invalidated

9/10/2018 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals can be difficult to protect from gun violence, experts say


Staffing, equipment can be cost-prohibitive

9/10/2018 2:00:00 PM

IoT in healthcare can lead to drastic increase in productivity


Most healthcare tech devices come with some form of connectivity

9/10/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Hospital achieves IoT equipment integration with LoRaWAN


9/10/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Creating a custodial cleaning plan


Infection control and refurbishment were cited as reasons for putting the beds off limits to patients on gurneys

9/10/2018 9:00:00 AM

Overcrowding in Irish hospitals has almost 8,000 patients stuck on gurneys


Infection control and refurbishment were cited as reasons for putting the beds off limits to patients on gurneys

9/10/2018 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Partners with Penn Medicine on the IoT Enabled Hospital of the Future


9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

UF Health and CareSpot Urgent Care have extended their affiliation to Ocala


9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Announces New Advanced Smoke Detection Integration With Popular Commercial Fire Panel Systems


9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases 50’ 12/3 SOOW Twist Lock Extension Power Cord


9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kevin Robbins Named Director of Apogee’s Building Retrofit Strategy Team


9/10/2018 12:00:00 AM

Control measures working in Congo Ebola outbreak


The outbreak trend must be interpreted with caution, according to WHO

9/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

Nurses fear increasing attacks by patients


Experts say the frequency and severity of attacks on nurses and other front-line hospital staffers has risen substantially during the past decade

9/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

23 infants infected by contaminated equipment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


August 2016 outbreak linked to 'lack of standard cleaning practices'

9/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

Senior care facility cited in death of woman in hospital building stairwell


75-year-old woman was found dead in the stairwell of locked power plant building

9/7/2018 11:00:00 AM

Children’s hospital stages active shooter drills for ER


Children’s Health Children’s Medical Center Dallas began simulations in August of 2016

9/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity in healthcare evolves with threats


The healthcare industry is one of the top sectors at the highest risk of cybersecurity

9/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Keeps Power Reliable and Efficient with New Version of EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert


9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

TE Connectivity Presents Solutions for Outdoor Lighting Applications at IES Street & Area Lighting Conference


9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics LLC Releases Cart Mounted Rechargeable LED Work Area Light


9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Capstone Headwaters Advises Aequor Healthcare Services on its Recapitalization with DW Healthcare Partners


9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Introduces “Save” 2018 Exam Room Promotion


9/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Safety nets installed after glass panel falls from hospital


Panels have fallen from the building at least three times since it opened

9/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Energy upgrade to save hospital 2 million pounds in first year


Project also expected to cut 10,000 tons of CO2 in a year

9/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Heathcare facility floors getting more attention in infection control efforts


Disposable mops may cut down on contamination

9/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Sound masking project creates healing environment


Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel’s patient room design presented several acoustic challenges

9/6/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Using bulk soap dispensers comes with risks


Certain types of bacteria will grow well in refillable type dispensers

9/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

9/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Portable Explosion Proof Wheelbarrow Cart Mounted LED Tank Light


9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Facilities in Puerto Rico and CMS Requirements to Reduce Legionella Risks


9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric Expands EcoStruxure Power Lineup with the World’s Most Advanced Power Quality Meter, the PowerLogic ION9000


9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Parsons, Massport to Receive CMAA Industry Awards


9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wilsonart Escalates Commitment to Educate Architects and Designers about Endangered Woods and Protected Forests


9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

The role of auditing in cleaning and disinfection


Nurses play a vital role in healthcare settings

9/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Honored rehab facility gave translational medicine a whole new approach


The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is designed so that clinicians, researchers and scientists work together to shorten the time it takes to discover new treatments, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

NIST issues guidance for protecting medical IoT devices


The publication covers how to secure against a variety of cyberattacks

9/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Emergency power generators


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for emergency power generators

9/5/2018 10:00:00 AM

LTC managers urged to embrace new maintenance technology


It is important that all maintenance tasks and activities be organized and efficient

9/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Taking the sting out of snow and ice removal


By addressing issues such as outsourcing, facility needs, levels of services now, managers can streamline responses to storms when winter comes

9/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Roof Coatings Receive Sustainability Certifications


9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Flush Valve Designed to Protect Against Legionella Growth


9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Backdraft Damper Controls HVAC Airflow


9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Lex Welcomes Mary Luther as Director of Process Improvement!


9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Building Companies Wins 2018 ENR Regional Award for Best Project


9/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nonsworn campus security officers' wages have not kept up with inflation


Campus Safety 2018 Salary and Benefits Study says the starting median income for nonsworn officers hasn't changed since 2015

9/4/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

University of Iowa ordered to pay $21.5 million+ to hospital contractor


University has been fighting with Stead Family Children’s Hospital contractor for a year

9/4/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Survey finds many healthcare providers fall short on cybersecurity


A significant percentage of healthcare facilities are struggling to meet privacy and data security standards

9/4/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

Texas 'neighborhood hospital' designed for efficiency


CapRock Health's support areas are positioned for easy access by staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

9/4/2018 11:00:00 AM

Understanding energy-saving water heater options


Advances in technology in domestic hot water delivery are worth a fresh look

9/4/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

What healthcare must understand about cybersecurity


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

9/4/2018 8:00:00 AM

Recycling Program Keeps 50,000 Tons of Materials Out of Landfills


9/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Acquisition Targets Improved Management Software


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