March 2018 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Security

Parents say Florida hospital allowed tribal police to kidnap newborn


Hospital security personnel accompanied tribal police in taking the baby

3/29/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Mass. hospital steps up security after former employee sends troubling email


South Shore Hospital added security after the incident involving the former employee

3/29/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Survey shows some decreased hospital security training


350 respondents participated in Campus Safety magazine’s 2017 Hospital Security Survey

3/29/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Severe weather: The four extreme threats safety personnel need to know


Seventy-eight percent of disasters recorded in the United States each year are weather-related

3/29/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Veterans hospital killings spotlights healthcare worker risks


Serious workplace violence is on average four times more common in healthcare settings

3/29/2018 9:00:00 AM

Survey says consumer focus driving hospital design


Modern Healthcare's 2018 Construction and Design Survey analyzed nearly 120 contracting, design, development and architecture firms

3/29/2018 8:00:00 AM

Pay to Use a Public Toilet? Many Americans Say They Would


3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Parallel Technologies Launches Data Center Managed Services Offering


3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Immuno-oncology Therapeutics Market to Reach $3.9 Billion by 2022, Finds Frost & Sullivan


3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Introduces Top 10 Finalists in Fifth Annual Nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest


3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Control Temp Mechanical Services Expands Operations Through Strategic Merger With C-K Air Conditioning


3/29/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fire that threatened Amarillo hospital district brought potential evacuation lessons


Office of Emergency Management director discusses preparing for a worst-case scenario

3/28/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: HVAC

Air disinfection in an inpatient pharmacy using a shielded ultraviolet C system


A tertiary care hospital’s success story

3/28/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Lawmakers seek OSHA standard on healthcare facility violence


Standard would require healthcare facilities to develop and implement facility- and unit-specific workplace violence prevention plans

3/28/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Door frames


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for door frames

3/28/2018 10:00:00 AM

Texas children’s hospital works fun into its tower design


Cook Children’s Medical Center South Tower in Fort Worth includes a new heart center

3/28/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Technology changing healthcare design process


Systems that help understand doctor and nurse workflows can simplify design choices

3/28/2018 8:00:00 AM

ISSA, Trade Press Media Group to Debut Clean Buildings Expo in March 2019


3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fairbanks Energy Services Saves Edward-Elmhurst Health Over 15,000,000 kWh Annually


3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Henry Ford Health System to Set New Standard for Patient Care Utilizing accesso’s Newest Technology


3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

VITEC'S MGW Ace is the First HEVC Encoder to Receive the U.S. Department of Defense's JITC Certification


3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wold Architects and Engineers Launches New Website to Better Connect with Clients and Communities


3/28/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Dealing with elderly patient wandering, elopement


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

3/27/2018 3:00:00 PM

Behavioral health is being integrated into primary care settings


Designers are optimizing built environments where clinicians can easily collaborate in a single space, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/27/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Maximizing healthcare facility HVAC system output


HVAC optimization involves automatically controlling HVAC systems to deliver work at energy-efficient levels

3/27/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Nurse killed in UAB-Hospital Highlands shooting


Another employee was injured and the shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

3/27/2018 11:00:00 AM

Lighting can affect patient care


Light can play a role in improving health outcomes for patients and providing healthy work environments

3/27/2018 9:00:00 AM

Resiliency a growing concern in healthcare design


Power outages have been the most common resiliency-related events in the past three years

3/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Maximizing cooling tower technology for HVAC, power and industrial applications


New technology advancements provide up to 50 percent more cooling capacity, greater energy and installation savings, fewer components and easier maintenance

3/27/2018 8:00:00 AM

CEE Study Identifies Key Criteria For Buildings Most Likely To Reap Significant Cost/Energy Savings Via Duct Sealing


3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Issues White Paper Exploring Various Telehealth Modalities


3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Perimeter Architects Adds Full-Service Design-Build While Focusing On Healthy Lifestyles


3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces Project Teams for Replacement Hospital and Support Building


3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

SunBriteTV’s New 75” Veranda Series Offers Customers Bigger Outdoor Entertainment at A Price That Is Too Good to Pass Up


3/27/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

University Hospitals faces lawsuits over lost embryos


The temperature in a liquid nitrogen freezer at the UH Fertility Center unexpectedly rose

3/26/2018 3:00:00 PM

Modernizing the operating room


The productivity of surgery space can be enhanced by capturing and repurposing it, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/26/2018 2:00:00 PM

Biophilic design becoming more common in healthcare facilities


'Biophilia,' refers to the urge to affiliate with other forms of life

3/26/2018 11:00:00 AM

Study identifies the high-risk surfaces for C. diff


Researchers sampled 16 sites within patient isolation rooms and patient bays to determine the hardest-to-clean areas

3/26/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

ECRI Institute ranks 2018's top patient safety risks


New risks, existing concerns that are changing because of new technology, and persistent issues made the list

3/26/2018 8:00:00 AM

Biotricity Appoints Casey Shattuck as New VP of Sales to Spearhead Bioflux Launch


3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

VITEC's Expanding HEVC Ecosystem on Display at 2018 NAB Show With Launch of MGW Diamond Encoder


3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Identifying Patient Status Has Never Been Easier


3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Grand Island Regional Hospital Taps Larry Speicher as CEO


3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tablet Designed for Severe Weather


3/26/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Union says VA facilities should have armed security


The 600 officers protecting VA campuses in California are unarmed

3/23/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Drone has eyes on hospital project


Illinois healthcare facility uses drone to help manage 65-acre construction site

3/23/2018 2:00:00 PM

Nurse shortages and crowded wards could reverse infection prevention progress


Antibiotic Research UK said the bed occupancy at NHS hospitals make the spread of bacterial infections more likely

3/23/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Maximizing cooling tower technology for HVAC, power and industrial applications


New technology advancements provide up to 50 percent more cooling capacity, greater energy and installation savings, fewer components and easier maintenance

3/23/2018 11:00:00 AM

Infected previous bed occupants, roommates increase HAI risk


Odds of infected patients having been exposed to a roommate with the same organism were 4.82 times

3/23/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Ultrasound, MRI reports highly vulnerable to cyber crimes


Healthcare saw a 210 percent increase in publicly disclosed security incidents in 2017 over 2016

3/23/2018 8:00:00 AM

Universal Names Carlos Pedroza as U.S. South Central Regional Sales Manager


3/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

HCA Healthcare’s Gulf Coast Division Partners with Solis Mammography On Launch of Two Centers


3/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Predictive Health Platform Optimizes Health and Disease Risk Management, Improves Population Health Outcomes


3/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

ICV Partners Announces Acquisition of Outpatient Imaging Affiliates


3/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

NDI Central Pavilion And Live Webcast Highlight Pioneering IP Video Products, Developers, and Creators at NAB 2018


3/23/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Sex offender sues Wis. hospital that won’t let him visit son


The suit argues the hospital's visitation policy is 'cruel and causes unnecessary harm to families and innocent children'

3/22/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Security increased at fertility center after freezer malfunction


Officer wearing a bullet-proof vest stationed at the main entrance front desk

3/22/2018 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Four ways accommodating furniture is making society more inclusive


Providing an accommodating dining experience for those in wheelchairs can be done with adjustable tables

3/22/2018 1:00:00 PM

Blog: Focus: HVAC

Customers, research & development are lifeblood of evaporative cooling tower innovations


Customers actively seek energy efficiency, easy installation, low maintenance and operational reliability

3/22/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Alaska psychiatric hospital investigated for workplace safety issues


Workplace safety issues and fear of retaliation at Alaska's state-run Alaska Psychiatric Institute will be probed

3/22/2018 11:00:00 AM

Colorful medical center planned for Chicago neighborhood


The brightly-colored facility will include multi-purpose communal spaces to host wellness-related educational programs

3/22/2018 8:00:00 AM

Epson LABELWORKS PX Launches the LW-PX300 Label Printer


3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

When You’ve 'Got to Go,' 'Go' Somewhere Clean


3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Honoring New Water Technologies on World Water Day


3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Scott Elofson Joins HDR’s Minneapolis Architecture Studio


3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Healthcare To Build Cancer Center


3/22/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cooling failures at fertility clinics may have damaged hundreds of eggs


San Francisco fertility clinic experienced a liquid nitrogen failure in a storage tank holding thousands of frozen eggs and embryos

3/21/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

A guide to healthcare background checks


More than one-third of the acute care hospital beds are in older buildings that will not be able to contain those beds unless they are upgraded by that date

3/21/2018 2:00:00 PM

UK hospital fire safety walls won't be fixed until late 2019


The breaches in walls at the Coventry hospital were discovered in 2016

3/21/2018 12:00:00 PM

Dental clinic accused of using contaminated water during procedures


Suit says office failed to actively monitor the water quality or disinfect water lines

3/21/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire pins


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire pins

3/21/2018 10:00:00 AM

Dementia village planned in British Columbia


Village gives residents freedom to walk outside and participate in activities

3/21/2018 8:00:00 AM

Frost & Sullivan Celebrates International Women’s Day Exploring the FemTech Market Potential of $50 Billion by 2025


3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hoefer Wysocki Completes Design of Saint Luke’s Multispecialty Clinic in Blue Springs


3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Announces Project Teams for Replacement Hospital and Support Building


3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

CBRE and Rebuilding Together Work to Renovate Ada S. Mckinley Program In Chicago


3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

NSF International has Appointed Frank Pan Managing Director of China Operations


3/21/2018 12:00:00 AM

Severe flu season to lift hospital earnings


Systems say flu season boosted patient admissions

3/20/2018 3:00:00 PM

Florida legislation means big changes for healthcare facilities


All controlling interests in a healthcare facility would be required to undergo criminal background screening

3/20/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

OSHA orders Colo. facility to protect staff


Pioneer Health Care Center in Rocky Ford was fined more than $9,000

3/20/2018 11:00:00 AM

The American Center in Madison earns LEED Gold


The American Center as one of 17 buildings in the world and one of 10 in the U.S. that have gold-level certification in healthcare.

3/20/2018 8:00:00 AM

Take Advantage of Daylight Saving Time with Daylighting and Daylight Harvesting Strategies


3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Seven Ways to Reduce Trash Liner Waste


3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Veteran Becomes VisualVault’s Director of Healthcare Solutions


3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wilkinson Mobile Boilers Expands Service across the Northeast


3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

BuildingIQ 5i Platform Reduces St John of God Murdoch Hospital’s Energy Consumption by Nearly 50,000 kWh in One Month


3/20/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Nurses union to press charges against abusive patients


The measure follows years of the union pushing for better hospital security and nurse training

3/19/2018 3:00:00 PM

Blog/Focus: Technology

Time for technology to take on tough staffing challenges


It’s never been more important for healthcare facility managers to focus on strategic staffing and retention. The right technology is here to help.

3/19/2018 2:00:00 PM

Report explores healthcare wayfinding best practices


Report explores the people, processes and tools that large medical facilities have implemented to manage their wayfinding systems

3/19/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Top online security blogs to watch


VPN Mentor website lists blogs offering most up-to-date news, insight and analysis

3/19/2018 11:00:00 AM

Flying hospital supports eye care in developing nations


Orbis Flying Eye Hospital strengthens local eye care institutions, trains staff, introduces ophthalmic technology

3/19/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Safety precautions for hospital construction projects


The expansion of existing healthcare facilities requires planning for the safety of both patients and construction workers

3/19/2018 8:00:00 AM

Safe Motion Features Now Available in KEB Drives


3/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Skender Revolutionizes How the Industry Builds, Integrates Design, Construction and Manufacturing


3/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

CME Names New Head of Biomedical Services


3/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Cleanspace Launches New Low-Profile HEPA Filter for Cleanspace2


3/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Laundry Specialists ImageFIRST Unveils First-of-its-kind Scrub Management System


3/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Mobile telehospitals bring care to where it’s needed


Mobile healthcare facility offers options for acute and longterm care

3/16/2018 3:00:00 PM

Parkland lighting system improves patient flow


The hospital partnered with Toyota to implement new emergency department processes

3/16/2018 2:00:00 PM

Hospital used multifaceted plan can stop C. diff


Stillwater (Oklahoma) Medical Center has not seen a hospital-acquired case of C. diff since October 2017

3/16/2018 12:00:00 PM

Video

Probe finds VA knew for years about dangerous conditions at D.C. hospital


Investigators found more than 1,000 boxes of unsecured documents in storage facilities, the basement and a dumpster

3/16/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on ASHRAE codes, standards and guidelines


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/16/2018 10:00:00 AM

Factors to consider with a transformer replacement


A few tips can ensure a quick return to service

3/16/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

HVAC experts suggest natural ventilation be allowed in most spaces outside of operating rooms


Natural ventilation is defined as the transport of fresh air through non-mechanical means, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/16/2018 8:00:00 AM

Garland Receives Regional Award for its Commitment to Manufacturing Excellence


3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Adds EVERLINE Emergency Drivers


3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

High Tech Meets High Touch with “Blurred Lines” from Wilsonart


3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Kadean Construction Completes Major Renovation at Washington University School of Medicine On BJC Healthcare Campus


3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Increases Staff of EDAC Designers


3/16/2018 12:00:00 AM

Long Beach hospital on active earthquake fault to close


Running the hospital has become increasingly difficult because staff members are leaving

3/15/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security and Technology

New germicide-resistant computers designed for healthcare workers


Products are built to withstand deterioration from being cleaned with germicidal wipes

3/15/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Idaho hospital incident raises questions about arming hospital security guards


Pocatello police negotiated with an armed, suicidal man in the parking lot of Portneuf Medical Center

3/15/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Is integrated project delivery (IPD) right for you?


This system is best aligned to complex projects that last over 12 months and carry multi-million dollar budgets

3/15/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on the role of lighting on tomorrow


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/15/2018 10:00:00 AM

Bringing the great indoors outside


Outdoor work areas and collaboration spaces are receiving more attention than ever before. Taking the office outside may be the next big step for commercial applications.

3/15/2018 9:00:00 AM

Housekeeping audit finds problems at B.C. healthcare facility


Supervision and training at the Arrow Lakes Hospital

3/15/2018 8:00:00 AM

Travis County Medical Examiner’s New Office, designed by SmithGroupJJR, opens in Austin


3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Internet of Things Revolution Comes to Pest Control with Pestconnect From Rentokil Steritech


3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

86 Percent of Americans Say a Clogged Toilet Would Negatively Impact Their Perception of a Business


3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

TeleHealth Services and Healthwise Partner to Develop Microlearning Strategy Using AI-Driven Avatars


3/15/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Report says Madison hospital failed to respond after first reports of abuse in NICU


Recently a security officer was assigned to the NICU front entrance and rounding on the unit 24/7 until video monitoring cameras in NICU rooms are installed and activated

3/14/2018 3:00:00 PM

Floor care can make or break an impression


Many people think a shiny floor is equally slippery

3/14/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Report says healthcare's biggest security threats come from inside


Healthcare only industry in which internal actors are the biggest threat to an organization

3/14/2018 12:00:00 PM

NFMT event to include seminar on data center cooling strategies


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/14/2018 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Aluminum astragals


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for aluminum astragals

3/14/2018 10:00:00 AM

'No concern' of Ebola at Va. healthcare facility


A 'safety zone' has been set up for the care of a patient from West Africa at the Winchester Medical Center

3/14/2018 8:00:00 AM

Have a Backup Plan: Electric Power Generation Solutions from NJPA


3/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

Robotic comfort seals clear infection control hurdle


Seals that respond to touch and speech will be used on dementia wards

3/13/2018 3:00:00 PM

California hospital makes financial turnaround using 'patient-centric' care


Sharp Coronado Hospital offers amenities such as massage, acupuncture and freshly baked cookies

3/13/2018 2:00:00 PM

Conn. hospital ER reopens 9 days after man crashed into facility


While the fire was contained to the lobby, the entire ER was affected

3/13/2018 12:00:00 PM

University developing self-cleaning surface that destroys bacteria when exposed to light


The coating is a non-toxic photocatalyst ceramic that produces continuous oxygen radicals at the surface

3/13/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on the IoT


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/13/2018 10:00:00 AM

Drivers struggle to bring doctors, organs to hospital during blizzard in Ireland


Defense Forces deployed 290 soldiers and 117 vehicles to fight Storm Emma

3/13/2018 9:00:00 AM

Cape Town hospital installs water filtration system


The project is part of an effort to reduce the facility’s demand on municipal water supply

3/13/2018 8:00:00 AM

General’s Gen-Eye USB Video Inspection Systems Now Offer USB Flash Drive Recording Capability


3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Yorktel Debuts Univago HE Telemedicine Platform-as-a-Service at HIMSS 2018


3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Will Enforce Beryllium Standard Starting in May


3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Appoints New Chief Nursing Executive/Executive Vice President of Customer Relations


3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

Connectiv Adds Security and Maintenance Capabilities to HTM System


3/13/2018 12:00:00 AM

CDC says flu season has peaked


The 2017-18 influenza season peaked in early February and is now on the decline

3/12/2018 3:00:00 PM

Calif. healthcare facility could lose beds if not earthquake compliant by 2030


More than one-third of the acute care hospital beds are in older buildings that will not be able to contain those beds unless they are upgraded by that date

3/12/2018 12:00:00 PM

Hospital switches delivery model to improve food service


Eastern Health has partnered with Morrison Healthcare with the Steamplicity system

3/12/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on winning strategies for energy efficiency


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/12/2018 10:00:00 AM

Ill. proposal would make it easier to convert hospitals into ERs.


Currently, to become a stand-alone ER, facilities must be in communities of 50,000 people or less

3/12/2018 9:00:00 AM

Amarillo VA renovating to improve care quality


The new construction will allow each veteran to get their own room and private restroom

3/12/2018 8:00:00 AM

Henry Ford Health System to Utilize accesso’s Newest Technology


3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Physicians Endoscopy Supports Colon Cancer Awareness Month


3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Connectiv Adds Security and Maintenance Capabilities to HTM System


3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting Introduces Cobalt SFB-4, Shallow Fire-Rated Housing for Dedicated Cobalt Trims; Ideal for Multi-Family Construction


3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

HDR Names Jim Henry Health Director in U.S. West Region


3/12/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Senior facility installs security cameras after patient is injured


80-year-old woman was assaulted by another resident and left with broken ribs

3/9/2018 3:00:00 PM

Psychiatric stabilization unit designed to maximize limited light


The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit's space was configured with only one exterior window to bring in natural daylight, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

3/9/2018 2:00:00 PM

Video

At work healthcare facilities offer convenience


A third of companies now offer some form of health services on site

3/9/2018 12:00:00 PM

Circadian-based lighting can speed healing


Usual healthcare facility lighting developed with energy consumption in mind

3/9/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on ASHRAE codes, standards and guidelines


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/9/2018 10:00:00 AM

Uber Health, a B2B transportation platform, launched


Services available specifically to healthcare providers

3/9/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Cybersecurity, digital failures called top hospital hazards


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

3/9/2018 8:00:00 AM

Most Hospitals Aren’t Smart Enough for Healthcare Consumers


3/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Perkins+Will Names New Managing Director for its New York Office


3/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Boyd Industries Wins Townie Choice Award 5 Years Running


3/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Gozio Health Adds Atrius IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Wayfinding Mobile Platform


3/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Clorox Healthcare Canada Working to Reduce HAIs


3/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Coroner links hospital food to boy's death


Melbourne hospital gave patient breakfast with allergens

3/8/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

New nursing homes backup power rules go to Florida lawmakers


The rule was issued after residents died in a sweltering South Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma

3/8/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

When fresh air in hospitals went out the window


Hospital went from luxury resorts to windowless boxes in the 1940s

3/8/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Former Conn. hospital security guard claims he lost job over his safety complaints


Guard said he had to resign after the hospital failed to address safety issues

3/8/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on the role of lighting on tomorrow


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/8/2018 10:00:00 AM

Oklahoma Healthcare facility lends cleaning robot to schools


The extra layer of protection was deployed in buildings that have had high absence rates due to illness

3/8/2018 9:00:00 AM

N.C. senior facilities take precautions as state flu deaths pass 200


Twenty-six of the flu victims who died were 65 and older and five of those deaths were between 50 and 64

3/8/2018 8:00:00 AM

Ryan Companies Breaks Ground on New Edward-Elmhurst Health Clinic


3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Hygiena expands operations in Canada


3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

EIR Healthcare and McKissack & McKissack Unite to Bring 'Hospital of the Future'


3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Wattstopper DLM System Now Included in DesignLights Consortium Qualified Products Listing


3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Indigo-Clean Technology a Winner at 2018 Sapphire Awards


3/8/2018 12:00:00 AM

Plastic coatings with antimicrobial additives can help control infections


Integrating antimicrobial additives into plastic and polymer surfaces can make them inhospitable to bacteria

3/7/2018 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Threat of healthcare data breaches growing


In 2017, security breaches exposed 5.6 million patient records to external hackers and insider threats

3/7/2018 2:00:00 PM

NFMT event to include seminar on data center cooling strategies


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/7/2018 1:00:00 PM

'America's Best Hospitals' for 2018 names by Healthgrades


The hospitals on the lists represent the top 1 percent and 2 percent of healthcare facilities in the nation

3/7/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Rules for the staff sleep room


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for the staff sleep room

3/7/2018 10:00:00 AM

Manitoba spending $30 million on healthcare facility maintenance


Seven Oaks General Hospital and Pan Am Clinic in Winnipeg are planning roof replacements

3/7/2018 9:00:00 AM

Report finds U.S. hospitals ill-equipped for large disasters


Healthcare systems perform well in localized disasters

3/7/2018 8:00:00 AM

Kenall Introduces Two New SimpleSeal Cleanroom Luminaires


3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Somatix to Showcase SmokeBeat at HIMSS 2018


3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Completes Interior Design for Village Walk


3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

86 Percent of Americans say a Clogged Toilet would Negatively Impact their Perception of a Business


3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

New Modern Finishes Deliver On The Hottest Window Trend Minus the Price Tag


3/7/2018 12:00:00 AM

Apple launching its own medical clinics


Apple follows the coalition of Amazon, J.P. Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway who announced a plan to revamp healthcare for their employees

3/6/2018 3:00:00 PM

Center for Health Design launches behavioral and mental health toolbox


Resource included insights, case studies, research data, strategies and tools

3/6/2018 2:00:00 PM

Toaster oven fire sparks partial evacuation of N.J. healthcare facility


Water from the sprinkler system damaged areas of the hospital

3/6/2018 12:00:00 PM

Focus: HVAC

Surgeon links double lung transplant to surgical smoke


After years of inhaling surgical plume, surgeon was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

3/6/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on the IoT


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/6/2018 10:00:00 AM

Microhospital trend bringing accessible healthcare


Stripped-down facilities have been cropping up around the country

3/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

Indiana healthcare construction boom continuing


Some insurance brokers and employer groups concerned that expense could keep pushing up healthcare costs

3/6/2018 8:00:00 AM

Nlyte Offers New Deployment Options of its Federal Data Center Optimization Initiative (DCOI) Solution


3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Report Available: Problem Solving for Healthcare Workers


3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

WEDI 2018 Spring Conference to Focus on Bridging Information and Technology to Improve Healthcare


3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Shares Important Considerations for Door Security Solutions in the Built Environment


3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

More Than 30 Top Kenall Products Now Feature Tunable White Technology


3/6/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Video reveals level of violence in Australian hospitals


Footage shows patients spitting, punching and attacking medical staff with a chair

3/5/2018 3:00:00 PM

How Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire could transform healthcare


Coalition is hoping to lower healthcare costs for the companies' employees

3/5/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Mass notification systems are becoming more common


The market is expected to reach $293.1 million in 2021

3/5/2018 12:00:00 PM

Two Southwestern hospitals are taking the lead in efforts to help create sustainable communities


The Christus Spohn Hospital, Corpus Christi, Texas, and the University of Oklahoma Medical Center in Oklahoma City are piloting a new USGBC standard

3/5/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on winning strategies for energy efficiency


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/5/2018 10:00:00 AM

New Louisiana healthcare facility focuses on wellness


Thibodaux Regional Medical Center’s new wellness center in Thibodaux, La., was designed to make its community healthier, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/5/2018 9:00:00 AM

Rural hospitals urged to operate like medical clinics


Many rural hospitals have closed their doors at in recent years

3/5/2018 8:00:00 AM

Q&D Construction Announces Transition in Leadership Structure


3/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Organizations Implementing Auditing Solutions to Avoid Outsourcing, Audits


3/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Completes Construction of 10,000 SF Medical Office Building in Alameda County


3/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Mission Linen Supply’s new Bay Area facility receives HLAC accreditation


3/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Women Are Making Their Mark at Atlantic Environmental Solutions


3/5/2018 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Conn. hospital reviewing security after driver sets himself on fire in ED


Middlesex Hospital emergency department closed after man slammed car into its doors, damaging the building

3/2/2018 3:00:00 PM

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

3/2/2018 2:00:00 PM

Designing for active senior patients


A healing environment that keeps seniors healthy during hospitalization incorporates spaces that give the patient a reason to get out of bed, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/2/2018 12:00:00 PM

Calif. children’s hospital mixes technology, nature and playtime


Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford was designed to create a nurturing and healing environment

3/2/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on ASHRAE codes, standards and guidelines


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/2/2018 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Making the most of NFPA 70E labeling requirements


When it comes to the profession of architecture, how are the Boomer-Millennial differences manifesting themselves?

3/2/2018 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Select an HVAC system for a healthcare facility


Energy efficiency is also critical in choosing the best system

3/2/2018 8:00:00 AM

When Mother Nature Calls, Cintas Comes to the Rescue


3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Commercial Launches Strait Rx


3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baron Joins CCC X Connected Data Exchange


3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Fenton Logistics Park Taking Shape with BJC Build-Out


3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

Guerbet to Present Integrated Offerings at 2018 European Congress of Radiology


3/2/2018 12:00:00 AM

CDC reports flu activity still elevated


The CDC said that flu activity is likely to remain elevated for several more weeks

3/1/2018 3:00:00 PM

Improving hand hygiene in nursing homes


Infection control practices will need to keep up with the influx of boomer-age patients

3/1/2018 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Designing healthcare facilities to curb violence


If nothing else, EDs should be designed in such a way that security staff can cordon off the entrance and access to the rest of the facility

3/1/2018 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How Boomers and Millennials can work together — and love it. A conversation with two E4H architects.


When it comes to the profession of architecture, how are the Boomer-Millennial differences manifesting themselves?

3/1/2018 11:00:00 AM

NFMT event to include seminar on the role of lighting on tomorrow's facilities


The 2018 National Facilities Management & Technology event offers three full days of education, speakers, networking with peers, and a giant expo hall. All for free.

3/1/2018 10:00:00 AM

Vancouver healthcare facility designs healing environment with colorful graphics


The use of 'regional cues' help provide context for children staying for extended periods

3/1/2018 9:00:00 AM

Case study

Specialty care center chooses surface materials to elevate patient experience


The surfacing materials chosen needed to be able to withstand serious wear and tear

3/1/2018 8:00:00 AM

IDEC Releases iOS and Android Apps for PLC Access


3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

HVAC/R Install Kit from UV Resources Streamlines Ultraviolet Lamp Fixture Mounting


3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF Joins Access Control Panel Discussion at TechSec Solutions 2018


3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Alside by Associated Materials Introduces 1700 and 1900 Series New Construction Window Collection


3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM

Patient Safety Solutions to Prevent up to 70% of Adverse Events


3/1/2018 12:00:00 AM



FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.