November 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Close to 1,200 patients at risk at Indiana hospital due to sterilization lapses


One of the hospital's surgical instrument sterilization technicians failed to complete a necessary step

11/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

New Stanford hospital inspired by Apple


The hospital has automated guided vehicles to assist with laundry delivery and trash disposal

11/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

Canadian hospital hit for infection control issues and use of duct tape


Other maintenance issues include the need to resurface counters and wall in part of the neonatal intensive care unit

11/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Corridor projection


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for corridor projection

11/27/2019 10:00:00 AM

Washington hospital cancels procedures after surgical tray issues


Flecks of plastic were found on some surgical trays

11/27/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Flushing rim sinks provide hygienic disposal of clinical waste


Sinks help maintain clean conditions for clinics and healthcare settings

11/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

Major Revision to Drinking Water Treatment Standard Allows UV-LED Technology to Treat Microorganisms


11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity’s CEO to Speak on the WELL Building Standard Relating to Laboratories


11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Syneos Health and AiCure Announce Partnership to Optimize Patient Engagement and Trial Success


11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

SRP to Cut Emissions Through Major Solar + Battery Energy Purchase


11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Accenture, Airbus, GE and Hitachi Join Intel Neuromorphic Research Community


11/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legionnaires’ disease found at Ohio nursing home


Lake County General Health District confirms disease at Mentor facility

11/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

10 Seattle hospital ORs closed through January after mold outbreak


The hospital is installing in-room HEPA filtration

11/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Healthcare facilities are focusing on designing for flexibility


The ability to adapt and grow to patient needs, is a major concern when designing any kind of medical facility

11/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Innovative technology helps lower costs, overcome labor shortage and Increase safety


Technology can help close the labor gap, and it can also lower costs and increase efficiency by helping healthcare organizations’ facilities and housekeeping departments do more with less

11/26/2019 11:00:00 AM

Expand the maintenance departments equipment arsenal


Renting portable cooling units, lifts and generators can supplement maintenance tools

11/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

11/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Pfannenberg Offers Next Day Delivery for Select Filterfans and Exhaust Filters


11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

RenoRun Rolls Out One-of-a-Kind Premium Monthly Subscription for Customers


11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Zurn Expands California Service Center Operation


11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bridge Connector Announces Destinations, Advancing Health Care Data Interoperability with No-Code Integration Platform


11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

USGBC Announces Vision for LEED Positive


11/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

CDC puts Candida auris and Carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter in urgent category


C. difficile, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacese and drug-resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae are also considered 'urgent'

11/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

Scientists developing ‘smart toilet’ to collect health data


Some of the available information is alcohol consumption, caloric intake, and how quickly a person metabolizes certain medicine

11/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Indoor air quality in healthcare facilities: How to keep your patients and staff healthy


A new report suggests the issue is also being impacted by old and unsuitable infrastructure

11/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Infection control in five Irish hospitals hampered by overcrowding


A new report suggests the issue is also being impacted by old and unsuitable infrastructure

11/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

California power outage disrupted patient care on Northern Coast


A majority of the state’s counties lost power for portions of October

11/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New Construction

Design of Unity Health Care Brentwood facility in D.C. focused on employee and patient experience


Unity Health Care Brentwood was recently recognized as a winner of the ASID Outcome of Design Awards

11/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

Aircuity an Approved Vendor for NYSERDA’s Real-Time Energy Management Program


11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wiegmann Associates Completes Work for New Harris House Intensive Inpatient Treatment Center


11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gunderson Inc. Earns Two Hygienically Clean Certifications


11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program Marks 20 Years of Diverting Used Ceiling Panels from Landfills


11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

CloroxPro Launches Placemaking Partnership with Project for Public Spaces


11/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kids 'drive' themselves to OR at N.H. hospital


The car is remote controlled by a staff member, but the children feel they are in charge of the wheel

11/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Superhero window washers pop in on Pa. children’s hospital


After peering through the windows, the superheroes made their way inside to meet with the kids and hand out a few gifts

11/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Cherokee Nation opens largest U.S. tribal outpatient health center


More than 600 pieces of Cherokee art are on display throughout the new outpatient health center

11/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

U.S. health systems help assess Dorian-damaged Bahamian hospitals


Facilities experts helping determine whether to repair or replace

11/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

Maintenance is an investment, not a cost center


Engaged technicians can help managers revamp a department's image and drive an organization's success

11/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

HHS releases healthcare cybersecurity best practices


Guidance includes 10 best practices for mitigating hacking threats

11/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Formica Corporation Blurs Line Between Nature, Technology with SurfaceSet 2020


11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

M Property Services to Bring Much Needed Hospital, Healthworks Village to NorthSide Regeneration Development


11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

athenahealth Shares New Strategic Vision with More Than 1,500 Healthcare Customers at Recent Events


11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hubbell Lighting the Manufacturer of Choice for the Largest Hospital Expansion in the History of South Carolina


11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Eitan Group Launches New Preventative Maintenance Servicing Tool for Sapphire Line of Infusion Pumps


11/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare data security at crisis levels


Cyber criminals have used x-ray machines to launch malware attacks

11/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Workers plan strike over UC hospitals outsourcing


UC Davis Health have not canceled any patient appointments in preparation for today's strike

11/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Nine in 10 healthcare organizations still using fax machines


Thirty-nine percent using pagers

11/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

UK hospitals addressing structural issues


Seven healthcare facilities across England have building safety concerns

11/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals don't have to report waterborne infections


Tennessee and Oregon are the only states that require hospitals to report waterborne NTM infections

11/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New Construction

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

11/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

Interface Announces Mission Zero Success, Commits to Climate Take Back


11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Touchplan Announces International Expansion


11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Leviton Acquires Canada-Based Viscor


11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

AGF Manufacturing’s Purge and Vent Valve Awarded US Patent


11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

KTGY Unveils Co-Care: A Collaborative Assisted Living Concept for the ‘Missing Middle’


11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cancer cluster may be linked to medical equipment sterilization facility


The facility uses cancer-causing ethylene oxide in the sterilization process

11/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

Seattle Children’s hospital faces lawsuit over mold issues


Lawsuit claims that the teen contracted meningitis in March 2018 from the Aspergillus mold

11/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

CDC: Candida auris cases at 836


New York has the most cases with 388

11/20/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Stairwell storage


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for stairwell storage

11/20/2019 10:00:00 AM

Maintenance insights to keep plumbing systems flowing


New-generation drain cleaning products offer efficiency and safety

11/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

CDC says HAIs are decreasing


Clostridium difficile infections were down by 12 precent, between 2017 and 2018

11/20/2019 8:00:00 AM

Digital Health Institute for Transformation and Tanjo Announce New Partnership to Impact Healthcare


11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Adena Regional Medical Center Carries Out Emergency Department and West Entrance Expansion and Renovation Project


11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ecolab’s OxyCide Daily Disinfectant Cleaner Receives U.S. EPA Candida Auris Claim


11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Orchard Hill Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program


11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Guerbet Announces a Strategic Partnership with InterSystems


11/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Buck crashes through Tennessee hospital window


Three patients at an outpatient clinic at Tennova Healthcare-North Knoxville Medical Center in Powell were evaluated for minor injuries

11/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

New York identifies healthcare facilities with Candida auris


New York is the first state to release the names

11/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Water-borne infection hitting patients across the country


More than 150 hospitals across the country reporting infected patients

11/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

2018 saw record number of Legionellosis cases reported


Rising temperatures, longer summers and the increased popularity of environmentally-friendly buildings may be contributing to the rise in cases

11/19/2019 11:00:00 AM

Evaluating Building Internet of Things devices and systems


Make sure that it is truly commercial-grade

11/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Preparing healthcare facilities for a disaster


Hospitals must maintain continuity of patient care

11/19/2019 8:00:00 AM

The American College of Healthcare Architects Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

DAS Health Acquires Automated Medical Systems


11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

UCLA Health Center Receives All-Electric Winnebago As The Nation's First Zero-Emission Mobile Surgical Instrument Lab


11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City Opens in Abu Dhabi


11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seattle Children's Hospital closes operating rooms due to fungus again


The latest discovery of Aspergillus has closed 11 operating rooms after the mold was detected in three ORs and two procedural areas

11/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

VA reorganizes police force after critical reports


One report also found the VA failed to develop adequate threat assessments and written policies

11/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New construction

New York senior facility developed on college campus


Broadview—Senior Living at Purchase College is being developed as an intergenerational senior learning community, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Study: Copper hospital beds can kill bacteria


Copper beds in the ICU harbored an average of 95 percent fewer bacteria than conventional hospital beds

11/18/2019 11:00:00 AM

FMs share renovation best practices


Facility managers discus how to keep renovation projects on budget and on time

11/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard


Many healthcare facilities are increasing security measures to deal with the issue

11/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

PDI Acquires Majority Share of Tru-D SmartUVC


11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Air Force Design Awards Recognize Two LEO A DALY Projects


11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Caddis and Heartis Honored as Fastest Growing Companies by the 2019 Aggie 100


11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Northwest Crane Service Uses Hydra-Slide System for Transformer Project


11/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legionella found in Va. VA healthcare facility


McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center found bacteria in cooling system

11/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Disinfectants struggling to kill C. diff bacteria


Clostridioides difficile is challenging hospital-grade disinfectants

11/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Clemson creates healthcare design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses


The Clemson University Academy of Nursing Excellence in Design was founded in 2017

11/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions


Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

11/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: New Construction

Australian healthcare facility designed to promote wellness


The Gandel Wing at Cabrini Malvern in Melbourne, connects patients with nature and promotes a more empathetic approach to healthcare design, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

Connectivity Powers Telehealth Services; Disrupts Healthcare Norms


11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

UCLA Health Center Receives All-Electric Winnebago As The Nation's First ZeroEmission Mobile Surgical Instrument Lab


11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

California Power Outages and Clarifying the Solutions


11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

PDI Acquires Majority Share of Tru-D SmartUVC


11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

K9 units becoming more common in healthcare facilities


Combating violence is just one role for the trained dogs

11/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Brooklyn Hospital Center permanently loses some patient data after ransomeware attack


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

11/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Employees concerned about flooding inside Washington state hospital


One employee described human feces falling from the ceiling

11/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Environmental services' role goes beyond cleanliness


EVS professionals can impact patient satisfaction

11/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Nine design drivers for behavioral health facilities


As the need for behavioral health inpatient units becomes clear, experienced healthcare designers are thinking carefully about the supportive characteristics of their architecture.

11/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

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


The changes were implemented within six months of an incident where a veteran and double amputee opened fire inside the West Palm Beach VA Center

11/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

Smartrac Further Expands its CIRCUS PRO Series for Secure Product Authentication with Greater Performance and Benefits


11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission issues Quick Safety advisory on preventing maternal death from obstetric hemorrhage


11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Western Specialty Contractors Going Green(er)


11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

T&S wins South Carolina State Manufacturing Award for Excellence


11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital links babies' deaths to bacteria in equipment


Geisinger says equipment was used in measuring donor breast milk

11/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Leapfrog unveils fall 2019 safety grades


Thirty-three percent of the hospitals graded earned an 'A'

11/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

Listeria outbreak at healthcare facility linked 'ineffective fridges'


A cancer patient died after eating a pre-packed sandwich while he was being treated at Royal Derby Hospital

11/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Sterile processing room


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for sterile processing room

11/13/2019 10:00:00 AM

Stanford Hospital will have a fleet of supply-delivering robots


Twenty-three of the robots will deliver linens, packages and medical supplies

11/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Strategies for sustainable grounds


Key sustainability considerations can enable managers to improve the performance and appearance of landscapes

11/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Zurn Recognizes Specifier of the Year


11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ice Air Receives AHRI Certification for Four of it's Vertical Stack Water-Source Heat Pump (WSHP) Products


11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeks Volunteers for the Development of Three New Standards


11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

EW Howell Construction Group’s Healthcare Division Completes The Phillips Family Cancer Center


11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gurucul Detects Medical Device Security Threats Using Entity Analytics


11/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Drug-resistant bacteria 'growing problem' in Western Washington healthcare facilities


Four cases of a specific type of carbapenem-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii were recently found at a nursing rehabilitation facility

11/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Readiness matters with new CMS emergency preparedness requirements


The intent is still to establish criteria for healthcare providers and suppliers to better prepare for and respond to natural and man-made disasters.

11/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

Chicago hospital gets more than $25 million in upgrades


Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital has made infrastructure improvements over the last nine months

11/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Can a Coworking Model and the Shared Economy Help Physicians Save on the High Costs of Operations?


The concept of coworking is a fundamental basis of today’s collaborative economy

11/12/2019 11:00:00 AM

Lighting controls upgrade guidelines


Focusing on control strategies, space needs and planning principles can help managers create successful installations

11/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

Tech can help healthcare facilities guard against disaster


Keeping health IT systems up and running is critical

11/12/2019 8:00:00 AM

New Luxaire Optimum Choice 15-27.5 ton Rooftop Units Achieve Exceptional Energy and Cost Savings


11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture Receives Nightingale Award for Weli Seating from Healthcare Design Expo


11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

LEED Reaches New Milestone, Surpasses 100,000 Commercial Green Building Projects


11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kadean Completes New 60-Bed Inpatient Addiction Treatment Center in St. Charles, Mo.


11/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

California hospital resumes services for elective procedures after wildfire


The hospital reopened Nov. 5 for full inpatient and emergency care services after having been evacuated for nine days

11/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Florida hospital system to invest $600 million into three 'wellness villages'


Each ‘village’ will have different healthcare concepts, including fitness and medical offices

11/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Survey: Healthcare facilities not keeping up with hackers


96 percent of IT professionals say data attackers are outpacing healthcare facilities in effectiveness

11/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Case study: UW Health Heart & Vascular Center at ProHealth Care


Make sure your risk assessment and scenario planning are up to date and accurate

11/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Making the case for wellness-supporting design


When health and wellness strategies dovetail with sustainability, the financial justification argument is becoming much stronger

11/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Tips for medical device cybersecurity


Device cybersecurity called the biggest challenge hospitals face today

11/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

Snow Thrower Usage: Keep Safety in Mind This Winter, Get Ready Before the Snow Flies


11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Codelocks Americas Announces Partnership with Tether Technologies


11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

BitBox USA and ServersCheck Partner to Showcase Smart Monitoring Platform for Multi-Site Edge and Critical Infrastructure


11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Streamlight Launches Enduro Pro USB


11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Atrium Expands Enterprise Analytics Capabilities with Tableau Partnership


11/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Some suicide-prevention measures may not increase hospital safety


These measures can cost millions of dollars to implement

11/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Where patients recover may affect whether they return to the hospital because of infections


Patients returning home from the hospital were 38 percent more likely to return to the hospital with a linked infection

11/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

CDC reports decrease in HAIs


Compared to 2015, all states but one performed better on at least two infection types

11/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Long Island hospital builds kid-friendly facility


Stony Brook Children’s Hospital’s new building was designed to make families more comfortable

11/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Medical evacuees called the new refugees of climate change


Wildfire evacuation everyday reality in Northern California

11/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Steps for effective emergency preparedness


Make sure your risk assessment and scenario planning are up to date and accurate

11/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission recognizes 25 U.S. hospitals and health systems for eCQM advancements in 2019 Proven Practices Collection


11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kentucky Hospital Wins Award for Energy Efficiency


11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Accruent Data Insights Is First Solution to Deliver Objective Equipment Reliability Data to Healthcare Organizations


11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Publishes New Parts Brochure to Facilitate Proactive Maintenance


11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

ISSA Hygieia Network Launches HIGHER Regional Networking Events & Online Community


11/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Research finds epidemic and pandemic preparedness lacking


Study suggests national governments should commit to take action to address health security risks

11/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Facility fee adding to cost of doctor visits


The purpose of the facility fee is to compensate hospitals and some medical practices for the expense of maintaining the facility

11/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Can retailers provide local healthcare?


Walmart and Best Buy are betting the answer is yes

11/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Steps for updating the access control system


Build your team, evaluate possible integration with current systems and select the right product for your building

11/7/2019 11:00:00 AM

State inspects hospital odor after employee complaint


Seventeen employees sought medical attention

11/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Balancing security and access in healthcare facilities


Certain challenges are unique to healthcare facilities

11/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

Lighting Manufacturer Launches More Designs for Behavioral Health


11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE Posts Eight Research Projects for Bid this Fall


11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Texas Retailer H-E-B Names Tabula Rasa HealthCare Subsidiary Company PrescribeWellness as the 2019 Service Vendor of the Year


11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Expansion of Apple Valley Residential Facility for Individuals with Brain Injury Now Complete


11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Honeywell and Eindhoven University Complete One of The World’s Most Sustainable Educational Buildings


11/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Walgreens to cut some in-store clinics


The 220 clinics run by local health systems will remain open

11/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Cybersecurity not just a technology problem


Continual education and reinforcement of staff is key

11/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Sutter Health combines two sites into new facility to meet seismic requirements


New million-square-foot California Pacific Medical Center Van Ness campus takes up entire San Francisco city block, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

11/6/2019 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Omnichannel communication: The frontier healthcare meeds to target


For digital channels of communications to thrive and boost member experience, payers must work on developing omnichannel capabilities

11/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

The future of violence response and emergency preparedness in healthcare


Several healthcare organizations have published information to assist security directors

11/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Introduces Tunable White Lighting Control Solution


11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls to acquire Synchrony from Siemens


11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Yeoman Shield Products Can Help Healthcare Centers


11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Leviton Acquires Canada-Based Viscor


11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Metro Linen Recertifies McKinney, Texas, Location for Hygienically Clean Healthcare


11/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wildfires, power outages impact on healthcare in California called unprecedented


PG&E set up utility-scale generators at one of its utility substations in the Grass Valley area, creating a 'continuity zone' that is supplying electricity to 3,800 customers

11/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

Study: Too many seniors are back in hospital for infections treated during initial stay


The most common type of pre-existing infection in the patients was C. difficile

11/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Security

Keeping medical devices, services and data safe from cyberattacks


The cost of inaction, starting with something as obvious as email security, can be steep for healthcare organizations

11/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Uber to integrate with an EHR system for U.S. providers


A patient’s information, including name, phone number and pick-up address, will auto-populate in Uber ride requests

11/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Keeping UPS and generators prepared for emergencies


Testing, maintenance and monitoring help standby systems support operations in a crisis

11/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Emergency Preparedness

Creating a healthcare facility emergency plan


Emergency departments must develop disaster preparedness plans that go beyond natural disasters and utility failures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

CET Experience Brings Global Configura Community Together in Orlando


11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

CSA Knoxville Announces Rebrand to Haines Structural Group


11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Atlas Roofing Goes Pink, Raises Over $160,000 Toward Finding a Cure During Breast Cancer Awareness Month


11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity’s CEO to Speak on the WELL Building Standard Relating to Laboratories


11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital Breaks Ground on Major Expansion


11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sensors help healthcare facilities keep track of hand hygiene


The system compiles data on whether an employee cleans their hands within 60 seconds of entering a room

11/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Study: Contact precautions in VA facilities don't curb MRSA


New study evaluated admissions from 74 longterm-care facilities

11/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Nurses want more security at Maine hospital after assaults


The nurses allege there has been no security presence at the hospital to assist nurses

11/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Going green can save healthcare facilities millions


Analysis estimated that hospitals in the United States create just under 34 pounds of waste per staffed bed per day

11/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

The importance of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS)


Because of this, healthcare facility infrastructures, maintenance machines and computer systems work overtime to accommodate all members within the organization

11/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Three trending security technologies


Drones, robots and advanced access control changing facilities management

11/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Acquires 53,500-SF Building for $20.35 Million in Southern California for MOB Conversion


11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tnemec Company, Inc. Acquires Assets of Textured Coatings of America, Inc.


11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

DuPont Partners with Habitat for Humanity for Community Builds and Neighborhood Revitalization Projects Across the United States


11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Getinge Opens Up a New Hybrid OR in One of its Experience Centers


11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fleet Advantage Provides Truck Industry Benchmark Data For NACFE’s 2019 Run On Less Experience


11/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cleaning plant shutdown could lead to surgical tool shortage


Several sterilization facilities that use ethylene oxide were shut down.

11/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: New Construction

Boston healthcare transport facility includes on-site simulation lab


Boston MedFlight facility also includes radiant heat and solar panels, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare cybersecurity needs staff awareness


Some non-security or IT staffers never think about cybersecurity

11/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

CDC: Flu activity low, but growing


Louisiana and Puerto Rico experienced high flu-like illness activity for the week ending Oct. 19

11/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

Retrocommissioning can lead to long-term energy efficiency


A recent study shows that retrocommissioning leads to persistent energy savings in commercial buildings

11/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Balancing security and access in healthcare facilities


Certain challenges are unique to healthcare facilities

11/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

Bridge Connector Announces Destinations, Advancing Healthcare Data Interoperability with No-Code Integration Platform


11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Smartway2 Achieves ISO 27001 Certification for Data Security Excellence in its Enterprise Workspace Scheduling Solution


11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legrand, North and Central America Acquires Connectrac


11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Matrix Medical Network Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification


11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Global Pharmaceutical Company Appoints CBRE to Deliver Integrated Real Estate Management and Consulting Services Around the World


11/1/2019 12:00:00 AM



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