October 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



D.C.'s St. Elizabeths Hospital gets clean water after 28 days


On September 26, a routine water test showed pseudomonas and legionella bacteria in the water supply

10/31/2019 3:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville reports case of Legionnaires' disease


Mayo is conducting water testing and efforts are underway to reduce the potential for exposure

10/31/2019 2:00:00 PM

California’s blackouts reveal healthcare’s fragile power system


How do you provide care without electricity?

10/31/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Eco-friendly strategies for healthcare facilities


U.S. healthcare industry contributes 8 – 10 percent of the nation’s greenhouse gas emissions

10/31/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Factors informing healthcare interior planning


People, process, place, and technology must be considered individually and in complement to ensure healthcare interiors contribute to a healing environment

10/31/2019 9:00:00 AM

Chicago nursing home security catches 'ghost' on security camera


Guard posts footage on Facebook, where it has racked up more than 2.5 million views

10/31/2019 8:00:00 AM

AI-Powered Digital Employee Prevents Automation Downtime for Hospitals


10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

oneSOURCE to Provide Electronic Document Database to Veterans Health Administration’s Medical Centers


10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cleartronic, Inc. Acquires ReadyMed Software Platform


10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Match Point Deepens Experience in Healthcare A.I., Data Analytics and Value-Based Collaboration Technologies with Deals in 2019


10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Make an Impact Without Leaving a Mark


10/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for healthcare facility staff satisfaction


While healthcare facilities are designed to support patient well-being, they can be unsupportive when it comes to caring for the needs of the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/30/2019 3:00:00 PM

First Leapfrog ratings of outpatient facilities finds issues


Less than 1 percent of ASCs and 6 percent of HOPDs have implemented an electronic compliance monitoring system for hand hygiene

10/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Research: Washing hands best way to stop E. coli


New research confirms that failing to wash hands is behind much of the spread of the superbug

10/30/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Handrails


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for handrails

10/30/2019 10:00:00 AM

Net-metering officials financial benefits for solar


The best way to make solar financially feasible is with new utility net-metering programs

10/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Interior design choices can support infection prevention


Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

10/30/2019 8:00:00 AM

Emerson's AVENTICS Honored to Receive Bosch Global Supplier Award For Its Pneumatic Solutions


10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Video Explains the OSHA Inspection Process


10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Announces 2019 Achievement Awards honorees


10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to Exhibit at Asian Downstream Summit in Singapore


10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legrand, North and Central America Acquires Connectrac


10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Va. hospital using UV lights in NICU to prevent infections


Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital is using a UV light box to disinfect germ-infested items

10/29/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Shaping tomorrow's hospitals and outpatient facilities


Establishing processes and standards can help deliver a consistent patient experience as well as economies of scale

10/29/2019 2:00:00 PM

UPS to use drones to deliver medical supplies


New effort to target time-critical healthcare deliveries

10/29/2019 12:00:00 PM

Department of Defense explores AI-enabled infection control


The technology examines vital signs and other biomarkers to predict the likelihood of infection

10/29/2019 11:00:00 AM

Cool walls can help whole-building energy efficiency


When building wall systems also have high reflectivity and emissivity, the result is a much more efficient building overall

10/29/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied


Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe

10/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Parts Town Comes Together with Heritage Foodservice Group to Strengthen OEM Parts Distribution


10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Saint Barnabas Partners with Elemeno Health to Provide Superior Patient Care


10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Increases Control Room Productivity With New VuWall2 Features


10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

BlueprintAMS – A new solution for the servitization era


10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focal Point to showcase new lighting and acoustic products at LED Specifier Summit


10/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

S.C. children's hospital designed to withstand hurricane, earthquake at same time


The new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital may be the safest building on the East Coast

10/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Sweden Ebola scare shows preparedness is vital


Incident a reminder to healthcare facilities to conduct an internal audit to evaluate training and process mapping

10/28/2019 2:00:00 PM

How Kansas City hospitals prepare to help the injured after a mass shooting


The Mid-American Regional Council has worked on mass casualty incident plans since the 1970s

10/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

Michael Jordan funds healthcare facility in Charlotte


The facilities design reflect’s Jordan athleticism

10/28/2019 11:00:00 AM

Montana food bank to open clinic on site


The clinic will be located in about 1,600 square feet of space on the second floor

10/28/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Emergency rooms designed for older patients improving outcomes


These ERs include separate and customized physical spaces

10/28/2019 8:00:00 AM

IFMA launches CFM Practice Exam, Sponsored by milliCare


10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

USGBC Explores Intersection of Health, Buildings and the Environment in Season 2 of Built for Health Podcast


10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Power Distribution, Inc. Debuts Groundbreaking Power Distribution Unit (PDU) At 7x24 Exchange Fall Conference


10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sales of Operating Tables to Gain a Healthy Boost, with Robust Investments in Healthcare Infrastructure, Reports PMR


10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Konica Minolta Healthcare and Oregon Tech Collaborate to Educate the Future Leaders of Medical Imaging Departments


10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

California blackouts shine light on healthcare system's vulnerability


Healthcare today is built on the assumption of steady power

10/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

D.C. hospital goes 4 weeks without running water after failed bacteria treatment


The psychiatric hospital shut off its water Sept. 26

10/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Choosing security systems for assisted living facilities


Understanding the preferences of a technology’s end-users is key to a successful security systems

10/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Walmart opens 'first' in-store health center


New clinic said to be the first of its kind to put a range of services all in one place outside of a traditional healthcare facility

10/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Austin State Hospital replacement planned


A new hospital will replace the oldest psychiatric hospital in Texas, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Pa. healthcare facility adds calming live music to common areas


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

10/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

Emerald Textiles Recertifies Turlock, Ca. Location for Hygienically Clean Healthcare


10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Chase Center Specifies Sloan as Part of State-of-the-Art Design


10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Implements Solar Panel Technology


10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Inzata's New One-Click Enrichments Improve Data Analysis for Healthcare


10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

CupaClad announces partnership with Illinois Brick Company


10/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dry indoor air linked to higher infection rates


When air is dry, droplets and skin flakes carrying viruses and bacteria travel through the air

10/24/2019 3:00:00 PM

Transmission bacteria linked to hospital sink drain


Two patients with NDM-1 Klebsiella pneumoniae had stayed in the same room

10/24/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare urged to address climate change issues


Climate change is not an imperceptible environmental process, but a bona fide public health crisis in the making

10/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

10 'best hospital cities' in the U.S. named


Boston is #1 in the U.S.

10/24/2019 11:00:00 AM

Standards and certifications can support sustainable ice melt choices


Third-party certifications for the EPA and Green Seal can help FMs narrow choices down to products that meet specific sustainability criteria

10/24/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Brooklyn Heights clinic designing spaces for adults, children


Weill Cornell Medicine is outfitting two floors of primary care outpatient clinics, one pediatric and one adult, at its facility in Brooklyn Heights, N.Y., according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.

10/24/2019 8:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Fully Leases Medical Office Building in Charlotte


10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lighthouse Guild and the American Occupational Therapy Association Launch eLearning Course on Pediatric Vision Loss


10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

High Investments in Digital Innovations Shaping Up Trends for Mass Notification System in Healthcare Market, Finds FMI


10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Flooring Gold Standard, Mipolam Symbioz from Gerflor USA, Debuts Revitalized Color Line


10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Virtual Reality Training from Tork is a Game Changer for Improving Hand-Hygiene Compliance


10/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

New hospital must deal with flooding, seismic liquefaction risks


The risks are related to the fact that the hospital was built on land created by reclamation

10/23/2019 3:00:00 PM

Legionella found at Las Vegas psychiatric hospital


Water was turned off after bacteria was detected

10/23/2019 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals are taking a more proactive approach to managing critical events


Healthcare facilities are working toward high resilience, safeguarding the continuity of services and ensuring the best patient outcomes

10/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Auto flush bolts


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for auto flush bolts

10/23/2019 10:00:00 AM

Mich. healthcare facility still has Legionella in water


The water-use restrictions remain in place and another round of testing is planned

10/23/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing restrooms for long-term use can save money in the long run


Good design choices can mean lower operating costs over the life of the facility

10/23/2019 8:00:00 AM

Wiegmann Associates begins renovation project at St. Louis VA Medical Center-Jefferson Barracks


10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Acronis Selects DrChrono as its First Electronic Health Record Partner


10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Updated Surface-Generated Noise Test Data Available from Ecore


10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq is expanding support for chemical manufacturers around the world and presenting customer use cases at chemical events this fall.


10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

oneSOURCE to Provide Electronic Document Database to Veterans Health Administration’s Medical Centers


10/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Before flu season is a good time to review infection control procedures


When it comes to treating contagious and easily transmissible diseases healthcare providers are the first line of defense

10/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Patient burned in fire at Mich. ER


Fire investigators are looking into the incident and have listed it as suspicious

10/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

New Jersey hospital addresses workplace violence with weapons screening


Virtua Camden emergency department also uses an amnesty box and signage

10/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

Some VA healthcare centers told to improve cleanliness


Inspectors looked at 51 randomly selected VA health facilities across the country

10/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Facility Design

10 reasons why stainless steel products are the best choice for healthcare design teams and facility managers


Stainless steel products provide many functional and health benefits.

10/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Extreme weather changing design standards


Senior care facilities are adopting resilient design and planning strategies, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

10/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Hilti Announces Software Collaboration with Procore to Support Digital Workflows


10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Syneos Health Wins Society for Clinical Research Sites Eagle Award for Third Consecutive Year


10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ross & Baruzzini Creates World’s Largest Medical Equipment Planning Firm with Acquisition of Texas-based Genesis Planning


10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST Launches New Comfort Care Maternity Gown for New and Expecting Mothers


10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

AdvaMed Launches Center for Digital Health


10/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Delivery drones may be becoming more common for hospitals


Federal regulators may be growing more comfortable with moving medical and commercial drone delivery

10/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Keeping operations safe during healthcare facility renovations


Involvement and communication during construction are important

10/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Illinois hospital's new $30 million emergency department includes an 11,000-square-foot green roof


The building is LEED-certified and 92 percent of the debris collected from its construction was recycled

10/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Oregon hospital planning for resiliency


The hospital has considered a variety of methods for resilient alternative power

10/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Five-step roadmap to get healthcare disruption just right


Disruption in healthcare is something that we need, and to win at it, organizations need to move quickly to initiate changes and embrace new developments

10/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Atlanta hospital brightens parking garage with mural


A 2,000-square-foot mural was added to cover a 100-foot-wide cement column in the center of a patient vehicle drop-off circle at Northside Hospital

10/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Report Identifies Areas of Compliance and Opportunities for Improvement


10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Comfy and Enlighted Collaborate to Create Smarter Workplaces


10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Releases Industry White Paper, 'Understanding the Models and Definitions of Encounters'


10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cambridge Engineering Named 'Manufacturer of the Year'


10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASV Introduces 2-Year, 2,000-Hour Loader Warranty, Plus Industry’s First No-Derailment Guarantee


10/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Swedish hospital reports patient showing signs of Ebola


The hospital has launched an investigation and isolated patient

10/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Art in healthcare facilities can support good outcomes


Art helps to manage pain. Several studies have found that patients' pain levels are reduced by art

10/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

Exploring biggest maintenance challenges healthcare facilities


The focus of the maintenance team should be on creating an environment that continuously supports the best delivery of each of these priorities

10/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

New Hawaiian hospital to have almost 500 security cameras


A new building for the state’s only psychiatric hospital is currently under construction

10/18/2019 11:00:00 AM

California hospitals powered by generators during power outages


A total of 248 hospitals were located in areas where power was turned off

10/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospital designs suite to calm patients undergoing MRI


The new wide-bore MRI at the OSF Centers for Health in Peoria, Ill., features a four-inch-larger tube

10/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

Ergotron Releases WorkFit Elevate to Transform Underutilized Spaces


10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies and EarthCam Partner to Provide the Next Level of Access Control for Construction


10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

John Deere Increases Diesel Options, Adds 72-inch Deck Option To Z994R ZTrak Zero-Turn Mower


10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Greenheck’s Energy Core Ventilator Line Continues to Grow


10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Helps Improve Efficiency / Resilience at Hudson County Facilities


10/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

California wildfires force four Kaiser Permanente hospitals to operate on generators


An outbreak of wildfires in the state prompted Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) to shut down power in some areas

10/17/2019 3:00:00 PM

California wildfires can threaten community health


Wildfires increase the risk of respiratory distress, chronic disease and other ailments.

10/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

How hospitals operated 100 years ago


Some facts you may not have known

10/17/2019 12:00:00 PM

Nursing home fire spurs evacuation


Three dozen patients moved to an alternative location

10/17/2019 11:00:00 AM

Cool roofs can promote energy savings


By reflecting heat, and emitting absorbed heat, they keep building cooling costs lower

10/17/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Patient experience

The benefits of patient entertainment systems


Modern patient entertainment systems are a great way of putting patients first

10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

Fluke Integrated Condition Monitoring for IBM Maximo incorporates real-time asset data to enable condition-based maintenance


10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

RectorSeal TripleGuard System WIns Award


10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Metalwërks’ AmeriplateSpline Installed on National Army Museum Facade


10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Continues Global Expansion with Investment in the United States


10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

eBrightHealth ACO Achieves High Quality of Health Care While Reducing Costs


10/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Flies a problem again in N.H. VA operating rooms


The Manchester (N.H.) VA Medical Center says three operating rooms have been closed out of an abundance of caution

10/16/2019 3:00:00 PM

Thousands of building problems found at unusable Edinburgh hospital


The Sick Kids facility in Edinburgh will not be fully operational until next fall after last-minute safety concerns

10/16/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Hospital, continuing care retirement community in China focusing on nature, natural light


The Taikang Ningbo Hospital and Continuing Care Retirement Community will include specialized healthcare, retirement living and retail, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/16/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire door inspections


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire door inspections

10/16/2019 10:00:00 AM

Selecting a high-performance HVAC system


Selecting HVAC means meeting the needs of a facility efficiently and effectively now and into the future

10/16/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Recognized interior designs include inviting, warm spaces


The International Interior Design Association announces the winners of the 2016 Healthcare Interior Design Competition

10/16/2019 8:00:00 AM

Global Handwashing Day: Using Soap and Water Can Save Children’s Lives


10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Best Hospital Cities 2019


10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Sells Cotton Medical Center in Los Angeles County


10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

John Deere Increases Diesel Options, Adds 72-inch Deck Option To Z994R ZTrak Zero-Turn Mower


10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

WernerCo Relocates Headquarters to Itasca, IL


10/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

DC hospital goes three week without running water


Contractors flushed the hospital's water system with chlorine

10/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Virginia VA hospital lost track of $1.8 million of equipment, supplies


They were in an unmarked second-floor storage room and a warehouse basement

10/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Water efficiency can boost facility resilience


As building owners and facility managers plan and prioritize capital improvements, resilience during extreme weather, power interruptions, and other events has become a priority

10/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

C. auris outbreak spreads in nine Calif. healthcare facilities


A single introduction at a healthcare facility in southern California led to more than 180 colonized patients

10/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

EPA developing a new strategy for testing hospital disinfectants


The APEP will replace the Antimicrobial Testing Program

10/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Outpatient facility design for introverts and extroverts


Waiting areas needs to allow for introverts to remain private as well as provide seating for the extrovert who is sociable and talkative, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional releases handwashing how-to video


10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Marquis Health Services Completes $3 Million Renovation at Providence Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Yeadon, Pa.


10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Salt River Project Donates Solar Systems to 3 Valley Nonprofit Organizations


10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Western Specialty Contractors Experts Recommend Monthly Housekeeping to Prevent Roof Damage


10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Three Danfoss technologies named winners of 2020 AHR Expo Innovation Awards


10/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patient at Michigan hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires'


Beaumont Hospital is providing bottled water and continues water testing

10/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Developing a comprehensive utility-failure plan


The partnership between a facilities/engineering staff and the emergency management staff is critical

10/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Resilient design for healthcare facilities about more than disasters


Resilience can be about how the design holds up in the long-term

10/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals getting into the housing business


Hospitals cannot discharge patients if they have no safe place to go

10/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

Fire protection program essentials include education


Precautions, education and protection can help keep facilities safe

10/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

The value of daylighting, even with LEDs


Even when LEDs mimic sunlight, expert see LEDs as complementary to — but not replacing — daylighting strategies

10/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Winter Conference 2019: Connect, Communicate, Collaborate


10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

STUDY: How Telemedicine Can Make Older Adults Healthier


10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell helps improve efficiency / resilience at Hudson County facilities under $28M energy program


10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Power of Teamwork and MTU Onsite Energy: MultiCare Auburn Medical Center


10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

AHR Expo Announces 2020 Innovation Award Winners


10/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

3 Alabama hospitals freeze admissions after ransomware attack


The hospitals are working with federal authorities and its IT staff, vendors and consultants to restore its system

10/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities cybersecurity risks complex


Nonprofit hospitals face greater risks from cyberattacks than any other sector

10/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Michigan State University finds Legionella in diagnostic lab


Levels of Legionella bacteria were detected in a cooling tower at the university’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

10/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Addressing senior living staffing issues with design


An expected surge in the aging population will create unprecedented demand for residential care, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

10/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Experiential design can benefit healthcare facilities


This trend is resulting in efforts to improve the experience of hospital stays and visits

10/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Building smarter healthcare through better interior design


Many of the finishes chosen for a new, expanded or renovated healthcare facility are more than just passive elements

10/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

New Luminaires Designed For Behavioral Health Patient Comfort


10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Xylem Bell & Gossett Marks Reopening of Newly Renovated Little Red Schoolhouse


10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

CENTRIA Formawall Completes Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research


10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Strategic Partnership with Accudata Systems Ignites Solis Mammography's US Growth Strategy


10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Introduces Germ-X to its Sanitizer Dispenser Line


10/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

3 infants dead after bacterial infection at Pa. hospital


The hospital said all of the babies had been born prematurely

10/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Pseudomonas and legionella bacteria found in D.C. hospital water


Hospital expected to be without potable water for at least a week

10/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

Man shoots stepdaughter, self in Illinois hospital parking lot


Elmhurst Hospital was placed on lockdown as a precaution

10/10/2019 12:00:00 PM

A Houston hospital stays afloat during extreme weather


Hospitals learned the lessons of Katrina

10/10/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Marquette University health facility includes state-of-the-art locker rooms


The Athletic and Human Performance Research Center (AHPRC) in Milwaukee combines training, testing and research in one facility, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/10/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

San Francisco hospital cuts food waste with on-demand service


Hospitals waste two to three times more than other food service sectors

10/10/2019 8:00:00 AM

New Luminaires Designed For Behavioral Health Patient Comfort


10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Guide On Tall Building Security, Resilience & Protective Design Released


10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Emerson and Arrowhead Systems Partner on Next-Gen, Edge-based Machine Health Monitoring Solution


10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Leviton Introduces Online Fixture Dimmer Compatibility Tool


10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Search for Quantum-Resistant Cryptography: Understanding the Future Landscape


10/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nursing home kitchens alleged in 'horrible' condition


An investigation found food safety problems

10/9/2019 3:00:00 PM

Reasons to focus on healthcare interior design


There are job opportunities, as more healthcare administrators are looking to hire healthcare interior design experts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/9/2019 2:00:00 PM

Developing career opportunities for EVS can improve department


Environmental services is the first line of defense against infection

10/9/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Decorative Paint


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for decorative paint

10/9/2019 10:00:00 AM

Is solar power a good Investment for your building?


Solar is making more sense on both owned and leased buildings

10/9/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

How to create collaborative patient-centered design


The goal should be to provide spaces that offer the patient a voice, contribute to collaboration and facilitate healing

10/9/2019 8:00:00 AM

Diligent Robotics Announces Market Launch of Moxi and $3M Seed Funding


10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Customer-focused Fire and Life Safety Protection Company Launches


10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bacteria Trapped — and Terminated — by Graphene Filter


10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cerner and ResMed Join Forces to Connect Health Networks and the Home


10/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital execs charged with misuse of FHA construction loan


The federal complaint alleges that the defendants schemed to improperly obtain the loan to build a Texas hospital

10/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Many healthcare facilities are developing command centers


Examining and tracking tens of millions of data points, pieces of equipment and people is a great challenge, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Amazon launches a virtual medical clinic for employees


The clinic offers a combination of telemedicine and in-person services

10/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

VA Medical Center increases security, but won't add metal detectors, after shooting


It's been six months since a veteran and double amputee opened fire inside the West Palm Beach VA Center

10/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

Singapore healthcare facilities work to protect patients from haze


Some ventilation systems are fitted with HEPA filters

10/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Avoiding winter equipment problems


Maintenance, inspection and training are key

10/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Ergotron Releases WorkFit Elevate to Transform Underutilized Spaces


10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Knowing Basic Roofing Terms Can Help Facility Managers Make Better Decisions


10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sentara Healthcare Partners with LISC to Announce $100 Million Community Investment


10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Inspire Medical Systems, Inc. Announces Additional Draft Local Coverage Determinations Proposing Coverage of Inspire Therapy


10/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dogs a new tool against C. diff.


Dogs are being used to sniff out the bug

10/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

California hospital resumes elective surgeries after mold issues


Mold was discovered in a room used to sterilize surgical equipment

10/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Interior design

The impact of blue light on patients at night


Light is critical to our health because it helps synchronize the biological clock that maintains our circadian rhythms

10/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

After active shooter, hospital develops emergency communication network


The hospital is implementing a communications platform that connects staff throughout the facility

10/7/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Uberization of healthcare: Data activation to bring the future of healthcare today


Uber shook the industry up with its core value of promoting consumer-centricity

10/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Interior Design

Quebec hospital interior designed to humanize the environment


The design also focuses on wayfinding, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

Midmark Tabletop Sterilizers Updated


10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Schneider Electric announces significant enhancements to EcoStruxure Power platform


10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Tool from PERC Allows Facility Managers to Compare Operating Costs Between Electric and Propane Forklifts


10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cerner and i2i Population Health Collaborate to Better Serve Medicaid Population


10/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Managing hospital visitors with video intercoms and visitor management systems


Current security-industry best practices call for a combination of video intercoms and visitor management systems

10/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Designing to give patients more control with wearable technology


Wearable technology can increase patients' level of control over their comfort and care

10/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Netherlands hospital uses wayfinding as place-making


At Zaans Medical Center in The Netherlands, the wayfinding provides a chance to create a strong sense of place, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Norovirus outbreak highlights infection control challenges


Researchers stress importance of strict infection control measures

10/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Planning for success requires planning tools


Project-delivery tactics aid in completion of Akron Children’s Hospital addition

10/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient experience

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

10/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

Baron Launches New API Website for Insurance


10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Rhode Island Adopts the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code


10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Getinge continues “GETwell Bears” Program to Support Research for The Children’s Heart Foundation


10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Southco Celebrates Grand Opening of New Poland Facility


10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Woodruff Clinic Breaks Ground on Expansion


10/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Los Angeles hospital halts surgeries because of mold


Hospital will be unable to perform surgery and many other medical procedures for an estimated two weeks

10/3/2019 3:00:00 PM

California's ingredient transparency law may lead to safer cleaners


New law takes effect on Jan. 1, 2020

10/3/2019 2:00:00 PM

Infographic: Controlling HAIs


CDC's recent report on HAIs emphasizes the need to “develop a new normal” when the rate HAIs is limited and unusual

10/3/2019 12:00:00 PM

Study: Hand-washing better at killing flu than sanitizer


Hand-washing is better even without soap

10/3/2019 11:00:00 AM

Facilities department has a role in lean management


Implementing continuous improvement, standardization can benefit maintenance and engineering

10/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Parking a crucial part of patient experience


Healthcare administrators can be challenged when it comes to providing their customers and employees with adequate, efficient parking, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

Hims, Inc. Expands to the Columbus Region, Creating 500 New Jobs


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Rooftop Center of Excellence recognized as an Oklahoma Project of the Year


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

CMAA Honors 14 Projects for Outstanding Achievements and Announces Project of the Year


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

The WEATHER GUARD Lighted Truck Box Wins Pro Tool Innovation Award for Best Truck Box in 2019


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell Launches VESDA-E VES Aspirating Smoke Detectors to Improve Threat Identification and Reduce Losses


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

EarthSafe Introduces Multi-Purpose Cleaner and Disinfectant to Bridge the Gap in Infection Prevention


10/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Proposed Wisconsin bill would increase penalties for assaults on nurses


The current penalty for assaulting a nurse is a fine of up to $10,000, up to nine months in jail, or both.

10/2/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

More engaged healthcare foodservice workers don't lead to more satisfied patients


Research finds employee engagement doesn’t have a significant impact on patient satisfaction or turnover

10/2/2019 2:00:00 PM

Infection control issues seen at ambulatory surgery centers


After an OIG report, 77 percent of ambulatory surgery centers had at least one violation, and 25 percent of them had serious deficiencies

10/2/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Smoke detectors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for smoke detectors

10/2/2019 10:00:00 AM

Saskatchewan children's hospital staff worked through 599 suggested changes before opening


Doctors and staff identified the action items following tours of the Jim Pattison Children's Hospital

10/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

Design considerations by a nurse/interior designer for healthcare facilities


Healthcare should be the leader in innovative design solutions for employees who call a healthcare setting their workplace

10/2/2019 8:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Announce 2019 Energy Marathon, a Company-Wide Energy Reduction Program


10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hines Celebrates Sustainability from the Ground Up with Eighth Report


10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Atrium Launches 'Elevate' To Improve Success Rate of AI Adoption


10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

EarthSafe Introduces Multi-Purpose Cleaner and Disinfectant to Bridge the Gap in Infection Prevention


10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Olive Set to Achieve Record Growth in 2019, Digital Employee Hired at More Than 500 Hospitals


10/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Stem cells destroyed after freezer fails at Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Fifty-six patients, some with cancer, lost stem cells

10/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

New $920M University of Michigan hospital to include family spaces


Construction expected to be completed in 2024

10/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Calif. hospital hospital rests on rollers to withstand earthquakes


Six feet of the facility would be able to move laterally in the event of a quake

10/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

San Francisco pauses plan to shift long-term beds for mentally ill


The department planned to transform a portion of the unused beds into a temporary respite facility

10/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

IoT leverages existing systems to effect operating efficiencies


Actionable data drives value across organizations

10/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Tennessee children's hospital designed for homey feel


Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Clinic was designed with forms and materials that suggest a 'home away from home,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

Crosby to Mark 100 Years of Premier Stamping


10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mr. David's Flooring International and RD Weis Companies Enter into Strategic Partnership


10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cerner and GetWellNetwork Bring More Convenience and Accessibility to Healthcare


10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Alpha Medical Launches Membership and Announces Multi-State Expansion


10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Texas Tower Earns WiredScore’s Platinum Certification for Digital Infrastructure


10/1/2019 12:00:00 AM



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