December 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Focus: Infection Control

Deaths could have been avoided at Glasgow hospital if staff had flushed out the taps, expert says


Nobody knew whose job it was to ensure taps, baths and shower heads were flushed at least once a day

12/30/2019 3:00:00 PM

Leapfrog names top hospitals for 2019


Florida had the most top hospitals of all states with 21

12/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Mechanical systems in the healthcare environment — pipe and performance considerations


The insulation wrapping these systems plays an integral role in ensuring optimal performance of a building’s mechanical systems

12/30/2019 12:00:00 PM

Achieving reliable power with microgrids


Microgrids take advantage of the IIoT to make energy choices based on capabilities like forecasting weather and load optimization

12/30/2019 11:00:00 AM

Atlanta hospital gets 30-bed mobile unit a state of emergency declared


The emergency declaration allows the state to use Georgia Emergency Management Agency funding to bring the mobile unit

12/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LED benefits, strategies illuminated


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

12/30/2019 8:00:00 AM

Henderson Products, Inc. Awarded Sourcewell Contract for Procurement of Brine Production, Application and Storage Systems


12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Reliable Controls Partners with Ad Hoc Electronics


12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls hosts two-day women in HVAC summit


12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

SmithGroup Forecasts Trends for the 2020s in Design & Technology


12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Diversey Acquires AHP Intellectual Property from Virox Technologies, Inc.


12/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vermont operating rooms will remain closed through January because of odors


The University of Vermont Medical Center continues to investigate the cause of mysterious odors

12/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

FDA approves first fully disposable duodenoscope


Use it once and then toss it out

12/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

Eco-friendly strategies for healthcare facilities


Healthcare industry can identify areas to reduce environmental impact

12/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Why firewalls and anti-virus software are no longer enough to protect your network


As cybercriminals become more adept and increasingly target healthcare facility networks, it is more crucial than ever before to ensure your cybersecurity defenses are up-to-date and tested regularly

12/27/2019 11:00:00 AM

Lighting strategies are evolving for senior living environments.


New technology and resident quality of life are two factors driving the change, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/27/2019 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

12/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

Draper Introduces Child-Safe Clutch-Operated Shade


12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

New President of Anne Arundel Medical Center Named


12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

HoverCam Earns Second Award of Excellence From Tech & Learning


12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

tekmar Invita WiFi Thermostat Now Works with Alexa and Google Assistant Voice Controls


12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

2019 Oregon Zero Energy Ready Commercial Code Adopting ASHRAE 90.1 for Commercial Buildings


12/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

3 Legionnaires' cases may be linked to Illinois hospital


The hospital has flushed its plumbing system

12/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

Cyber attack stops radiation treatments at Oahu facilities


The company has reported the incident to the FBI and is working with a private computer forensics firm to investigate

12/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Study pilots the use of the post-occupancy evaluation checklist


Research team aims to develop an internal and reproducible POE process based on the Center for Health Design's Patient Room Design Checklist and Evaluation Tool, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Receptacle testing


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for receptacle testing

12/26/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Smart windows for healthcare change tint automatically


Light-depleted patients and staff can only endure a few minutes of the day near regular windows before they start to get uncomfortable

12/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Dangerous bacteria can survive disinfectant


Study suggests that UV light is an option for disinfecting, but it can be challenging to make sure all surfaces are fully exposed to the light

12/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Beyond Air Terminates Commercial Licensing Agreement for LungFit PH for Use in the Hospital Setting in the United States and China


12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

EMA Launches New Course for Building Personnel: Building Energy Management Techniques and Strategies for Engineers and Facility Managers


12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Releases Security Update for TRx Management System


12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Breaks Ground on 22,000 square-foot Expansion at Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Plant


12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASHE Launches Two New Programs for Year-Round Education


12/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Wis. hospital tap water contaminates lab specimens


Mycobacterium porcinum came from ice machines and water dispenser in ICU

12/23/2019 3:00:00 PM

While active shooters at healthcare facility are rare, preparation is still key


Pharmacists in these facilities need to know how to respond

12/23/2019 2:00:00 PM

Conference center converted to sports medicine complex


Inova Health System Sports Medicine complex includes 5,000-square-foot outdoor synthetic turf field designed for patient evaluation and performance enhancement, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaning's role in public health requires specific protocols


Cleaning and disinfecting must be done in two steps

12/23/2019 11:00:00 AM

Video / Focus: Infection Control

London Hospital allows horse to visit patient before Christmas


Horse's box was parked in an ambulance bay and the horse rode the elevator up 13 floors

12/23/2019 9:00:00 AM

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

12/23/2019 8:00:00 AM

HealthEC Only Vendor Recognized for Having All SDOH Capabilities in 2019 KLAS Population Health Care Management Performance Report


12/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

New OASIS Aquarius Convertible Water Coolers Compatible with Bottles or Water Line


12/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Livly Unlocks Value for Property Managers and Residents, Taps LaMarco Systems for Integrated Security Solutions


12/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

BACnet Secure Connect Interoperability Acceleration Program Launched


12/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Issues Quick Safety Advisory on Reducing Diagnostic Errors Through Closed-Loop Communication


12/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ga. governor declares state of emergency after hospital flooding


Hospitals near flooded facility are at capacity

12/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog

'Tis the season for year-end equipment planning


Many affected ate pre-cut fruit

12/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare trends to watch in 2020


One of the healthcare industry’s chief struggles is attracting and retaining healthcare facility staff

12/20/2019 12:00:00 PM

Urgent care needed: The importance of underground utility mapping for hospital campuses


Though hospitals are unlike other facility campuses, they are similar in one aspect— current underground utility management and mapping tend to be lacking

12/20/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Flu season might peak in December


One of the healthcare industry’s chief struggles is attracting and retaining healthcare facility staff

12/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Selecting a high-performance HVAC system


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

12/20/2019 8:00:00 AM

ASSA ABLOY Unveils New Mortise Lock Status Indicators with Enhanced Viewing Capabilities


12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Emerson Facility Receives Environmental Stewardship Recognition


12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Invenergy Announces Launch of Invenergy Edge


12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Inpro Introduces New Handrail for Behavioral Health Facilities


12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Altís Promenade Awarded National Green Building (NGBS) Silver Certification


12/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Salmonella outbreak sickens 33 at Pa. healthcare facilities


Many affected ate pre-cut fruit

12/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Florida VA employees, medical suppliers indicted for alleged kickback scheme


VA employees allegedly received thousands of dollars in bribes

12/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Flooding at Atlanta hospital prompts closure of 62 patient beds


Cleanup and repairs have begun in the patient units significantly damaged by flooding

12/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hospital learning to defuse violence


The hospital also has introduced a behavioral screening tool to help identify patients prone to violence

12/19/2019 11:00:00 AM

Choosing a window wall vs. a curtain wall


Often less expensive and easier to install, window walls offer various ventilating styles and can offer improved sound transmittance between floors

12/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Interior design choices can support infection prevention


Style must be balanced with ease of cleaning

12/19/2019 8:00:00 AM

Walmart-Amazonian Culture Creates More Players in the Healthcare Retail Space


12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Virgin Pulse Accelerates Global Innovation; Delivers Immersive and Adaptive Wellbeing Experiences to Engage Members Around the World


12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional Refresh Foam Soap Receives 2019 ISSA Innovation Award


12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

SVN Commercial Advisory Group manages $12 million sale of medical office building


12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association Announces Industry Award Recipients


12/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

NYC hospital security officers don't feel prepared for active shooter situation


The more than 800 law enforcement officers carry batons, handcuffs, radios and flashlights

12/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Large scale simulation to inform hospital design


Simulation project will assist in the planning process for the new Women’s and Children’s Hospital in South Australia.

12/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

Technology saves Toronto hospital $3.2 million a year in energy costs


For instance, patient rooms feature an integrated bedside terminal that can, among other things, change the temperature in their room

12/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cooking appliances


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for cooking appliances

12/18/2019 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Patient Experience

Creating genuine privacy where it’s needed most


Acoustic pods address the issue of privacy head on, offering a soundproof solution for sensitive conversations as well as the need for accessible solitude in a public space

12/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Growing hospital energy costs can be managed


Low-hanging fruit includes turning off or reducing power to electronic equipment that is not being used

12/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

EarthCam Announces Partnership with Rubicon to Help the Construction Industry Achieve Sustainability Goals


12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wellframe Secures $20M in Funding to Advance Digital Health Management


12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

UCA2020 Convention: Something (Almost) Completely Different


12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Deeplink Medical Raises € 5 Million to Boost the Adoption of its Web Platforms for Healthcare Professionals and Patients:


12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ware Malcomb Announces Expansion in Canada


12/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dallas children's hospital relocates patients after finding mold


Children's Medical Center Dallas relocated 28 patients after routine air tests

12/17/2019 3:00:00 PM

CDC: 12 state seeing high flu activity


Fourteen states experienced moderate activity, eight states reported low activity and 16 states experienced minimal activity

12/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Driving savings, standardization and service excellence with enterprise strategy for clinical engineering


Keeping up with the rapid rate of change and getting the most value out of technology today requires a holistic strategy

12/17/2019 12:00:00 PM

Atlanta hospital closed because of broken water pipe


The break caused flooding in some patient care areas of Grady Memorial Hospital

12/17/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

How to assess the condition of your parking structure


From criteria ranging from safety and security to aesthetics and structural stability, here is how to assess the long-term viability of your parking structures

12/17/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

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

12/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

New Design Synergist Series Expands Lightfair Designer Experience


12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Brands Introduces the Modulus Low Voltage Distributed Power and Control System


12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

West Hills Hospital receives Primary Plus Stroke Center Certification


12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Smartway2 Identifies Three Key Workplace Trends That Will Elevate Employee Experience in 2020


12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

New from AAMA Education | Updated courses and platform now available for FenestrationMasters Version 2.0


12/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

UV lights could help limit bacteria on phones in healthcare facilities


Study suggests ultraviolet sanitizing devices could be stationed around hospitals

12/16/2019 3:00:00 PM

University of California nurses rally at to raise awareness about workplace violence


Nurses at UC Davis Medical Center in Sacramento and UCSF Hellen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights in San Francisco held rallies

12/16/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Calif. health system launches solar initiative across Central Valley


The project launched on Dec. 3, and involve placing solar arrays at Adventist Health hospitals in Hanford, Bakersfield and Tehachapi

12/16/2019 12:00:00 PM

When hospital surface cleaning fails, superbugs win


Plasma technology, which cleans air 24 hours a day, can be another line of defense.

12/16/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Can energy models help healthcare facilities reduce energy use?


Energy models help designers and FMs make more informed decisions and better evaluate design trade offs to arrive at the most energy efficient solution.

12/16/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Lighting best start for energy efficiency plan


Upgrades to LEDs can yield huge energy savings and can usually be installed without disrupting facility operations

12/16/2019 8:00:00 AM

L.A. Care Health Plan Selects Apollo Managed Care Criteria Guidelines


12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Collingswood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Named One of Maryland's Best Nursing Homes 2020


12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Remains the Most Breached Sector in 2019: How Can Companies Protect Themselves?


12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

USGBC Launches New 'Insight' Feature to Help Green Building Projects Prioritize Sustainability Strategies and Improve Performance


12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

EVERWhite Launches New Lines of Preprinted Whiteboards


12/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mystery odor closes Vermont hospital operating rooms again


The oder caused staff to seek medical care

12/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Workers at Ohio healthcare facilities warned about credit card thieves


Kettering Health Network believes the thefts could be part of a possible crime ring

12/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

In healthcare facility renovations, early partnership with qualified specialty contractors is critical


The early onboarding of specialty contractors can play a crucial role in completing projects safely

12/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

Quake-resistant hospital to open soon in Turkey


The hospital features 1,800 triple pendulum isolator systems

12/13/2019 11:00:00 AM

How BIM improves healthcare facility design and operations


BIM is especially crucial for large and complex healthcare facilities because it can simplify operations, and make them more efficient

12/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Tips for energy efficient healthcare facilities


Improving energy efficiency can be done in a few minutes a day

12/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

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


12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Slate of New 2020 Board of Directors


12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas in Charlotte, NC Earns Carolina Star Certification for Safety and Health


12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls to Showcase HVACR Technologies at the 2020 AHR Expo


12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Villages, UF Health Enter into Exclusive Talks to Transform Regional Healthcare


12/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Orleans hospital has seen more than 1,400 flu cases this year


Last year at this time it had seen nine

12/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Glasgow hospital's water supply was at 'high risk' of decontamination


Warnings about the risk of water contamination were issued just days after facility opened

12/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

What are the attributes of a successful facility manager?


Experts' advice hit seven highlights

12/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities should be designed for safety


Decisions made during planning can have significant future effects - known as latent safety threats, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

12/12/2019 11:00:00 AM

Does your fire alarm system need an opgrade or replacement?


Consider age, functionality, control equipment and more when evaluating your fire alarm system for upgrade or replacement

12/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Opens Second Training Center as Part of Nationwide HVAC Training Initiative


12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Earth Day 2020 Team Spotlight Climate and Environmental Education at COP25


12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association, College of Urgent Care Medicine Launch Antibiotic Stewardship Commendation


12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Urban Land Institute Report Reflects Decade of Progress in Improved Environmental Performance in the Built Environment


12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAMA Creates New Web Page and Infographic on Aluminum Costs, Attributes


12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Class-action lawsuit filed against Seattle Children's Hospital


Five deaths between 2001 and 2014 from surgical site infections from Aspergillus mold were likely caused by the air handling systems

12/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities responding as natural disasters get worse


In the wake of a disaster, healthcare facilities can provide vital primary care, whether that’s within the walls of a clinic, in patients’ homes, or in the one place where many of their patients are most likely to show up: an evacuation shelter

12/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Roadmap to smart hospital: Step-by-step guide to the future of care


It's time to embrace smart hospitals to maximize the use of available technology.

12/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Electrical room


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for electrical rooms

12/11/2019 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Patient Experience

Getting patients from the ED to admitted beds more quickly with mobile tech


12/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

California hospital gets half its energy from solar power


The system will generate 2.4 million kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean, renewable power per year

12/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

Baron Releases Customizable User-Defined Alerts for Baron Threat Net


12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Corporation Announces AWS Industrial Software Competency Achievement


12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Honors Health IT Industry Leaders at the WEDI Winter Conference through Annual Awards


12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

UNC Health Care Introduces App to Help Patients Navigate Hospitals, Clinics and Parking


12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Sanders Trust Acquires $21.5 Million Health Facility in Florida


12/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals prepare to be earthquake-ready


After the Nov. 30 quake in Southcentral Alaska, hospital uses lessons learned for next potential disaster

12/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Ransomware attack freezes health records access at 110 nursing homes


Some facilities were unable to get drug information updated, others faced billing issues

12/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

CDC issues new warning about superbugs


'Everyone is at risk' for antibiotic-resistant infections

12/10/2019 12:00:00 PM

N.Z. hospital asked to end coal use for energy, heating


Doctor cites health and environmental concerns

12/10/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Tips for selecting LEDs


LEDs are an easy win for energy savings. But make sure you select the right type for your space. Here's what you need to know.

12/10/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

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

12/10/2019 8:00:00 AM

HoverCam Now Shipping Pilot X Digital Teaching Station


12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Green Business Certification Inc. Rolls Out ISSP Professional Credentials, Recognizing Expertise in the Field of Sustainability


12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legacy Plaza Unites Seven Nonprofits in a Three-Building Complex


12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

CloroxPro Launches Placemaking Partnership with Project for Public Spaces


12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kentucky-Based Universal Linen Service Earns Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification


12/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Man shouting ‘chemical warfare’ in Conn. ER prompts hazmat response


None of the 35 people evacuated was injured, but three were isolated

12/9/2019 3:00:00 PM

MRSA can linger on surfaces for months


Good hygiene can help prevent the bacteria from spreading

12/9/2019 2:00:00 PM

Seattle Children's hospital was once confident air systems weren’t source of infection


Hospital staff now believe the system that circulates air through operating rooms caused mold infections going back to 2001

12/9/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Pet therapy offers positive results in care facilities


The American Journal of Infection Control recommends a set of guidelines when it comes to bringing animals into long-term care facilities and hospitals

12/9/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Biophilic design can impact wellness


Using natural construction materials like wood or granite with texture and grain that people can see and touch can help reduce stress and improve well-being

12/9/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

The value of daylighting, even with LEDs


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

12/9/2019 8:00:00 AM

DocASAP Unveils Results of First Annual 'State of Patient Access and Engagement' Healthcare Survey


12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blastcrete Equipment Tier 4 Final Products Meet Emission Standards


12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aquila Addresses the Environmental Issues of Industrial Gloves


12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Named 2020 Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital


12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hoffmann Group USA’s GARANT Brand Wins Six German Design Awards


12/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

S.D. hospital plans re-opening after tornado


Three tornadoes touched down in Sioux Falls in September

12/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

W.Va. hospital increasing security after shooting


In August, a man shot and killed himself in an emergency room at the hospital

12/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Security, infection issues spark changes at D.C. hospital


St. Elizabeths reacts to shooting, Legionella

12/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Senior living facilities can make a large contribution to reduce carbon emissions


The senior living industry is responsible for approximately 3.8 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

12/6/2019 11:00:00 AM

Inspection, testing and maintenance of door hardware key to security plan


By paying closer attention to the maintenance and performance of doors, hinges, closers, and fire-exit hardware, managers can help improve the safety and security of their facilities

12/6/2019 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

12/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

Absence of Strong Substitutes Heralding Steady Growth of Antiseptic and Disinfectant Market, finds a Fact.MR Study


12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Straightpoint’s Bluetooth CableSafe at Wastewater Project


12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

athenahealth Named Visionary Leader in US Healthcare Data Analytics by Frost & Sullivan


12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Real-life Experiment on Climate Neutrality Shows a 78 Percent Cut in Emissions is Possible Now


12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Guest House Creates a Welcoming Home-Away-From-Home Through Illumination


12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Minn. hospital locks down because of brawl


The disruption involving from 50 to 75 people started when someone with a nonlethal gunshot wound was brought to the hospital

12/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Senior living dining spaces are being transformed by baby boomers


Upgrades, such as casual, bistro-inspired settings with a contemporary, even cool, aesthetics are expected, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website.

12/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

Tips for life-safety and emergency prep in longterm care facilities


Start by looking at all possible risks

12/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Mercy Hospital accused of failing to take 'even the most basic security measures’ during 2018 shooting


The family of a pharmacist killed has filed a lawsuit

12/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Best practices for planning smart buildings


If the planning is done wrong, building owners and facility managers will be playing the fix-it and upgrade game to keep up

12/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Solar power, other tech, can save hospitals money and energy


Technologies can help can cut costs and improve energy efficiency

12/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

Baron Releases Customizable User-Defined Alerts for Baron Threat Net


12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission Names Olga Levin as New Enterprise Marketing Leader


12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Beyond Air Signs Agreement with MESA Specialty Gases & Equipment for Nitric Oxide and Nitrogen Dioxide Calibration Gas Supply


12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Floor Cable Protectors from First Mats


12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Research Reveals iInvestment in Smart Buildings is Moving up the Agenda


12/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wash. health officials now require reporting of mold infections


The mandate comes after it was revealed that Seattle Children’s has had 14 patients develop mold infections over 18 years

12/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital installs webcams in NICU beds


Families can see their babies when they can’t be at UC Davis Children’s Hospital

12/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Las Vegas psychiatric hospital given a year to address safety issues


In August, federal regulators cut off the facility's Medicare and Medicaid funding

12/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Annunciator panels


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for annunciator panels

12/4/2019 10:00:00 AM

Sex offender removed from Pa. hospital during the birth of his child


A hospital security offered to escort the man to his wife's room the next day, but he declined fearing that he might be arrested

12/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

Lighting can support healthier patient rooms


Advanced lighting design can improve patient and visitor outcomes and comfort and staff productivity

12/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

Pipeline Health Commits to Implementing Cerner Technology in Dozens of Facilities Nationwide


12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Journal Study Details How Hospital Reduced Risk of Single-Patient Insulin Pens Through Quality Improvement Project


12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ribbon Cut on New Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital


12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, Announces DVL Group Named Manufacturer’s Representative for Colorado, New Mexico, Utah, and Idaho


12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

OZ Lifting Davit Crane Installed on Hospital Rooftop


12/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

California hospital creates disaster carts


Two Army Nurse Corps nurses create new carts, classes and protocols

12/3/2019 3:00:00 PM

FDA approves easier-to-clean duodenoscope


New scope will have fewer parts that need to be cleaned

12/3/2019 2:00:00 PM

Family of toddler who died at Glasgow hospital claims 'bacteria' found in shower


Mother says she has documents which show that bacteria was found on the showerhead in her son's bathroom

12/3/2019 12:00:00 PM

CDC: Someone in the U.S. dies of a drug-resistant superbug every 15 minutes


The report put five superbugs on the 'urgent threat' list

12/3/2019 11:00:00 AM

Critics say safety standards creating institutional feel in hospital psychiatric wards


New suicide prevention requirements took effect on July 1

12/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Healthcare facility patient satisfaction is possible


Improving patient satisfaction scores is a challenge that almost all healthcare facilities face

12/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

Pro.Com Partners with SoFi to Make Home Improvements Even Easier


12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Pinpoint Launches First ’15-minute Check’ Log


12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

OrbitaASSIST Launches a Digitally Reimagined Voice-powered, AI-Driven Virtual Health Assistant Proven to Improve Patient Communication at the Bedside


12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Energizes Oklahoma Senior Living Community


12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Sells Newly Built 13,600 SF Dialysis Clinic in Stockton for $7.5 Million


12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Emails show Wash. hospital knew about mold problem for year and a half


Internal e-mails suggest Seattle Children's Hospital knew last year that there was a pattern of infections

12/2/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Environmental services technician certification proves its worth


Certification also helps decrease infection rates in hospitals

12/2/2019 2:00:00 PM

Hand-hygiene program in wards improve compliance


Most efforts to improve hand hygiene in hospitals focus on individuals

12/2/2019 12:00:00 PM

Wisconsin hospital builds 'first of its kind' surgery floor


Froedtert Health Care's integrated procedural platform combines surgical and interventional care areas on a single, centrally located floor

12/2/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Four best practices for optimizing real estate in healthcare facilities


There are best practices facilities managers can adopt that not only preserve resources and reduce costs, but that also provide added benefits

12/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Spending on energy efficiency means improving patient care


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

12/2/2019 8:00:00 AM

KAI Receives AGCMO Keystone Award for Deaconess Center for Child Well-Being Project


12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

10th Annual National Hygiene Specialist Excellence Award Recipients Announced by UMF Corporation


12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Retrolux Winner of Schneider Electric and Powerhouse 4D Challenge


12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wellframe Secures $20M in Funding to Advance Digital Health Management


12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brightmark Opens National Site Search for $1B Advanced Plastic Recycling Facilities


12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM



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