February 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Almost a quarter of rural hospitals are failing


Hospitals are often the economic drivers of rural communities

2/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Tapping facility data can help improve maintenance


Campus taps into facility data to improve maintenance and support organizational goals

2/28/2019 2:00:00 PM

Jacksonville hospital introduces pharmacy kiosk system


Emergency room patients will have easier access to medications

2/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hand washing increases during viral outbreaks, survey finds


Nearly 2 out of 3 Americans believe their hands are less germy after washing with soap and water than after using hand sanitizer

2/28/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Exterior of children’s hospital designed to capture imagination


The exterior colors and metal skin of the Novak Center for Children’s Health suggest forms that children might draw themselves, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/28/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Advances in tools expand drain cleaning versatility


Changes have meant greater power and versatility for technicians

2/28/2019 8:00:00 AM

Aspirus named 'Best 50' Supply Chain by GHX


2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medxcel Joins FirstNet – America’s Public Safety Communications Platform


2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

OSHA Recognizes Cintas in Springdale, AR for Safety


2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

QMotion Offers Market’s Tallest Battery-Powered Shades


2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focal Point to Preview New Products at LEDucation 2019


2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

San Francisco hospital cuts food waste with on-demand service


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

2/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

Flu activity reaches a new season high


influenza-like illness levels have reached 4.8 percent

2/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

CMS updates emergency preparedness rule


'Emerging infectious diseases' has been added to the current definition of all-hazards approach

2/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Appropriate standard for a daisy chain


Brad Keyes discusses the appropriate standard for a daisy chain

2/27/2019 10:00:00 AM

Connectable hospital bed designed for patient safety


Design may also simplify day-to-day nursing tasks

2/27/2019 9:00:00 AM

Erie hospitals undergo major renovation, expansion


City's two largest hospitals each have $100 million-plus projects

2/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

Russelectric to Attend WWETT19 Annual Wastewater and Environmental Service Show


2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

FacilityConneX Expands Air Optimization Project for Southcoast Health


2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Denver Zoo Breaks Ground on New Animal Hospital


2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brokk Introduced the Brokk 200, a New Weight Class of Machine, at World of Concrete 2019


2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medication Management System Market Growing at a CAGR of 20.1% by 2026


2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

48 states report widespread flu activity


The CDC reported 6,868 confirmed flu-associated hospitalizations from Oct. 1, 2018, through Feb. 9

2/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Report: Hospital's unsuitable bedroom design diminished patients' privacy and dignity


HIQA report published following inspections at Gorey Hospital and Middletown Home

2/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

How to tell if restrooms need an upgrade


When MEP systems work well, they're not notices, but when there’s an issue, these systems can be a nuisance

2/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Arkansas hospital temporarily loses power for nonpayment


Power has been reconnected at the De Queen Hospital

2/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

How lighting controls reduce energy use


Lighting controls can reduce lighting energy use in institutional and commercial facilities by up to 47 percent

2/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Allseating’s Exchange and Zinc Recognized in 2018 GOOD DESIGN Awards


2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

The First Mobile System for Hotels that Combines Realtime Room Status Reporting with a Panic Button


2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

LEVEL 4 Designs introduces L4 Life


2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

UTHealth Engages Perkins+Will to Design the Country’s Largest Psychiatric Health Facility


2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International Returns to Las Vegas in 2020


2/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Texas hospital elevator had safety problems before employee was hurt


The elevator had been out of service at least four times in the year before the accident

2/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

Joint Commission offers guidance on writing infection control policies


The Joint Commission approach is based on requirements and chosen evidence-based guidelines

2/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Safety at D.C. psychiatric hospital questioned after attack on nurse


The nurse said the attack could have been prevented if the facility had installed security barriers at nursing stations

2/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Adventist Health won't reopen Camp Fire-damaged Feather River Hospital


More than 1,300 employees given notices

2/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

Google adapts cloud service to work with fax machines


Former Google CEO and chairman said healthcare tech is still in the 'stone age'

2/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

MEP infrastructure can boost patient satisfaction


When MEP systems work well, they're not noticed, but when there’s an issue, these systems can be a nuisance

2/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

CMAA Announces Speakers for CMAA Focus19


2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

APG Responds to ONC Proposed Rule; Submits HIPAA Modification RFI


2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Semafone Integrates With InstaMed to Deliver Fully Secure Telephone Payment Solution For Healthcare Industry


2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas offers norovirus cleaning checklist


2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aquajet Systems Upgrades its Aqua Cutter Hydrodemolition Robots with Versatile Super Lance 3000


2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fort Worth nurse sues after elevator plunged several floors


The lawsuit also alleges there had been other incidents involving the elevator

2/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

CVS Health reveals new HealthHUB store


Makeover includes dietitians, wellness rooms for yoga

2/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

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

2/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

Top 10 cleaning toxins and natural alternatives


Cleaning products often contain toxic chemicals. Chronic exposure to these can cause a variety of issues

2/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

NHS hospital outsources cleaning services


A union has criticized the decision

2/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Cintas Offers Norovirus Cleaning Checklist


2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

If I have an HVAC System, Why Would I Need a Separate Air Filtration System?


2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Improve Acoustics in Exposed Structure Spaces without Covering the Deck


2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

ergoCentric Seating Systems Aims to Raise Awareness for Repetitive Strain Injury Awareness Day


2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Award Winning Luxurious Care Homes Company Embraces Blockchain Technology


2/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

R.I hospital using new interactive hand-washing simulator


The Miriam Hospital in Providence walks users through the steps of proper hand-washing

2/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

'America's Best Hospitals' 2019 named


Healthgrades released its annual ‘America's Best Hospitals’ list

2/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focusing on filters for air quality


Strategies for matching filters to applications to improve indoor health

2/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Key cybersecurity threats in 2019


Mobile device issues, ransomeware and cloud based-data breaches are a few of the cybersecurity threats healthcare facilities face in 2019

2/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Matching concrete coatings to facility needs


Expanding product options can create complex decisions

2/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

New Kansas City facility focuses on wayfinding, patient experience


The facility will have 70 patient exam rooms and will host primary-care and women's health services

2/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

The role of door hardware in security


Careful planning and follow-through ensure locks, handles, hinges and operators protect occupants and help achieve security goals

2/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

University of Mississippi Partners With Baron Threat Net to Promote Campus Safety


2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dangerous Bacteria Commonly Found Outside Isolation Rooms


2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox IoT Guardian Achieves VMware Ready Status


2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAMA updates two specifications for static, dynamic test methods related to seismic drift


2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

VITAS Healthcare Unveils New Inpatient Center at Methodist Dallas Medical Center


2/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Triennial surveys


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for triennial surveys by accreditation organizations

2/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

What facilities managers need to know about edge computing


Edge computing, a way to place data closer to its point of use, is moving into all types of commercial buildings

2/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Florida hospital designed for resiliency


Mount Sinai Medical Center houses Miami Beach's emergency command center

2/20/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

What does person-centered design look like in practice?


'Person-centered design' seems clear enough as the core intent, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website. But what does that look like in practice?

2/20/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare facility in Netherlands designs playroom to encourage engagement


The temporary space for the Centre for Overweight Adolescent and Children’s Healthcare includes an interactive wall, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/20/2019 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

2/20/2019 8:00:00 AM

Tryko Partners Acquires Collingswood Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center


2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital Light Market Revenue Will Reach at 6.5% CAGR by 2026


2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Ownership Change Receives Approval from CMS


2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Massachusetts Hospital Saves $70,000 per Year on Natural Gas with Reusable Insulation


2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Incapacitated woman’s rape spurs push in Ariz. for more cameras


The Arizona House is considering a measure that would let certain facilities install video surveillance in common areas

2/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Thirteen million sick with flu so far this season


The percentage of outpatient visits for influenza-like illness increased to 4.3 percent for the week ending Feb. 2

2/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Healthcare facilities benefiting from efficiency program


Hospitals are seeing a major reduction in energy bills as a result of updated equipment and retrofits

2/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Technology transforming healthcare experience


Someday, sensors might be installed on the windows and HVAC system to allow for operable windows in patient care areas, while still meeting infection control concerns, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/19/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Part 3: How to mitigate risks associated with connected medical devices


Working with limited resources and building a solid foundation that will enable effective cyber-risk mitigation strategies

2/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Energy information systems can help save energy


Energy Information Systems (EIS) bring multiple benefits for facilities managers, from identifying efficiency opportunities to validating utility billing

2/19/2019 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for introverts and extroverts


Private spaces energize introverts and social spaces energize extroverts, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog

A crash course in GRC for the healthcare industry


Healthcare facilities must take the time to ensure that all employees are educated on governance, risk and compliance (GRC) when it comes to information security

2/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Balancing sustainable design and efficiency


Upgrades to green building standards have provided a solid framework

2/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

Health system energy investments support carbon goal


Kaiser Permanente purchases wind, solar and battery energy

2/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Study says removing sinks from ICU cuts bacterial colonization


'Water-free' patient care can reduce the number of ICU patients colonized with gram-negative bacteria

2/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LED lighting can save lives, energy in hospital parking garage


Reston Hospital is expecting an 81 percent reduction in annual energy consumption

2/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

Revised British standard on Legionella Risk Assessment


2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Manufacturer Orion Reports Q3'19 Revenue of $16.3M and Reiterates Fiscal 2019 Growth Goal of 5-10%


2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Embry-Riddle Aeronautic University Chooses Baron Lynx Weather Graphics as Meteorology and Weather Analysis Instructional Tool


2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

VITAS Healthcare Unveils New Inpatient Center at Methodist Dallas Medical Center


2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

New NAHQ Survey on Healthcare Quality Highlights How Industry Trains & Educates on Quality


2/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Designing for intimacy in senior care setting (Happy Valentines Day!)


There are opportunities to design elements to encourage socializing outside of set programming, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

2/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

No one was monitoring security cameras, intercom system during attack on Milwaukee nurse


It took two hours for help to arrive

2/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Cardiac care facility designed with hybrid rooms


Providers need spaces to accommodate a range of invasive and noninvasive procedures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Minnesota families push for cameras in nursing homes


A new bill strives to balance privacy, safety

2/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

Houston healthcare facility adopts proactive maintenance plan


MD Anderson Cancer Center developed a facility renewal program (FRP) that addressed facilities and infrastructure needs

2/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

Responding to active shooters in healthcare facilities


'Run, hide, fight' is not always possible

2/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

Littelfuse to Host Webinar on Arc-Flash Protection


2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Shriners Hospitals in Minneapolis and Lexington listed by Colliers International


2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Graphic Products Creates Best Practice Guide for Chemical Risk Assessment


2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lorin Anodized Stainless Collection Ideal for Exterior and Interior Architectural Applications


2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Haver & Boecker Expands Sales Coverage in United States


2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patient at Pennsylvania hospital cleared of Ebola


The situation came after another case in Nebraska last month

2/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Milwaukee hospital implements more safety precautions following killing in parking garage


Hospital staff members say there are now patrols 24 hours a day in each parking lot and parking garage

2/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Sinks next to toilets in patient rooms could spread germs


Sinks located next to patient toilets in hospital rooms may be reservoirs for Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase

2/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Corridor transaction window


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for corridor transaction windows

2/13/2019 10:00:00 AM

Psychiatric hospital fined $650K for failure to protect workers


The hospital does not have proper risk assessments, policies or training on preventing violence

2/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Maintaining life safety compliance in healthcare facilities


Negative outcomes in compliance can result in poor public relations

2/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Ergotron and UV Partners Announce Plans to Facilitate Pathogen Reduction in Healthcare Environments


2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

DesignGroup Announces 172,000-square-foot Dddition for Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville


2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fellow Health Partners Growth Spurs New Hires and Promotions


2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

NELSON Transforms Brand to Align with The Future of Consumer Experience


2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

WorkJam Study Finds That for Half of Hourly Employees, One Missed Shift Means Financial Insecurity


2/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

N.Y. hospital installs cooling towers to help prevent Legionnaires’


The towers also are expected to reduce energy consumption by about 40 percent

2/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

New York hospital's recognized for water quality program


NewYork-Presbyterian has earned the ASHE Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award

2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

Gloveless hospital staffers dispose of dangerous waste at Glasgow facility currently under investigation


A probe is under way into the deaths of the two newborn children at the hospital’s Princess Royal Maternity unit

2/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

Calif. hospital's hand-hygiene rate doubles with RTLS technology


The facility's hand-hygiene compliance has increased, on average, from 45 percent to 77 percent

2/12/2019 11:00:00 AM

Securing the Internet of medical things


Study suggested that there are an average of 164 cyberthreats detected per 1,000 connected host devices

2/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Three ways waiting room design can transform the patient experience


Facility professionals today can focus on some key areas to improve the waiting room for patients and their families, and in turn help transform the overall patient experience.

2/12/2019 8:00:00 AM

Lex Products Introduces CableGuard Single Channel Cable Covers


2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Midmark Introduces 'Save Now' 2019 Procedure Chairs Promotion


2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Releases Industry White Paper Authored by Newly Chartered Prior Authorization Council


2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Seeks Sole Ownership of Health Plan


2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

JLL Expands Healthcare Business with Strategic Hire


2/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

FBI data confirms risk in hospital parking garage after attack


A Wisconsin nurse was killed in a parking garage attached to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee

2/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

On the edge: How hybrid IT is advancing healthcare


Hybrid IT models allow healthcare organizations to shift critical infrastructure to a mix of on-premise, cloud and edge environments

2/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New Mexico hospital to install lightning protection system


System designed to prevent fires, equipment damage and injuries to patients or staff

2/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Part 2: How to mitigate risks associated with connected medical devices


Properly identifying, assessing and scoring the cyber-risks of medical devices on your network

2/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Infection control issues may cost two Detroit hospitals Medicare contracts


CMS warned DMC Harper University Hospital and DMC Detroit Receiving Hospital

2/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Study finds hospital sink traps may harbor antibiotic-resistant bacteria


CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers

2/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

The Joint Commission debuts Speak Up To Prevent Infection


2/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Glasgow hospital patient ill with new fungal infection


NHS Greater Glasgow said the likely source is a water leak in a single patient room in the hospital, which has been repaired.

2/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Study says hospital patients' poor food intake can be unhealthy


Research shows malnutrition is an unaddressed and widespread problem in hospitals

2/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New San Francisco hospital to use a seismic wall technology


The technology has been used in Japan for 25 years

2/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Michigan hospital renovation project focusing on safety


The priority throughout the project is the safety of the hospital’s patients and staff

2/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

Anesthesia areas have infection control challenges


Several elements of anesthesia practice were identified as problematic

2/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog

PTACs are the perfect option for hospitals and long-term care facilities


Packaged Terminal Air Conditioners offer a cost-effective solution with less risk of microbiological transmission and more control over proper temperature regulation.

2/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Philippi-Hagenbuch Kicks Off Yearlong 50th Anniversary Celebration


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Marquis Health Services Marks Largest Growth Year in 2018


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

When Frozen Pipes Crack: IICRC Offers Tips to Prevent Water Damage


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Opto 22’s groov EPIC System Adds IEC 61131-3 Programming Options


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces New 2019 Chair and Chair-Elect


2/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Milwaukee nurses pushing for more security after fatal attack in parking garage


Hospital representatives said the facility has made security enhancements and will continue to make improvements

2/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Security Guard in S.C. arrested for sexually assaulting sleeping patient


The guard at Springs Memorial Hospital in Lancaster, was charged with criminal sexual conduct in the third degree

2/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Benefits of flexible shafts in industrial drain cleaning


Industrial strength drain cleaning machines can be divided into roughly three types: hydro-jetting machines, drain snakes, and power rodding machines

2/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Mass General Hospital doctor’s office designed for non-traditional feel


Patients seeing doctor for the first time find many ways to break the ice

2/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Are biofilms from hospital shower pipes harmful?


Some new bacteria with characteristics of species known to be harmful were seen

2/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

EarlySense Monitors Millionth Patient, Partners with Hill-Rom in 2018, Establishing Integrated Continuous Monitoring as New Standard of Care


2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brandon Burton Named IICRC Standards Chairman


2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Frost & Sullivan Reveals 2019 Top Growth Opportunities in Healthcare by Region and Key Sectors


2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Honors Contractor of the Year and Annual Project Awards at 2019 National Sales Seminar


2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Creates Family House


2/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

How Chicago hospitals dealt with polar vortex


Chicago was colder than Mount Everest and Antarctica last week

2/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

Former valet driver charged in death of nurse practitioner at Milwaukee hospital


Froedtert policies require that contracted employees from third-party vendors follow the same background checks required for direct employees

2/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Amazon is selling actual hospital rooms


You can buy a ‘smart’ hospital room in a box

2/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Physician on-call sleep rooms


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for physician on-call sleep rooms

2/6/2019 10:00:00 AM

Staff at second Glasgow hospital complained about pigeon droppings


Two patients at another Glasgow hospital died after receiving treatment for a fungal infection linked to pigeon droppings

2/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

Nurse-call technologies improving care


Greater integration helps healthcare facility workflow

2/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

Medpricer Signs Banner Health to Customer Roster


2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patient Convenience will Redefine How and Where Care is Delivered in 2019 and Beyond


2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Security, Simplicity, and Occupant Comfort Will Define the Building Control Systems Industry in 2019


2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weil-McLain Launches New Aqua Pro Indirect-Fired Water Heaters


2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Commercial Wellness Collection Offers Durability and Enhanced Performance


2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

These may be the droids healthcare facilities are looking for


Star Wars-esque robot can help deliver medicines and materials

2/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

Cleaning staff at Glasgow hospital with pigeon issues ‘not briefed’ on infection control


The death of a pediatric patient has been linked to pigeon droppings in the facility

2/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

Highly regulated environment poses challenges to healthcare device innovation


Creating and manufacturing medical devices requires adherence to extensive regulatory standards, research and testing as well as accurate performance analytics to improve the process

2/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hypothermia death outside Montreal seniors' home sparks calls for better security


Woman, 93, was locked outside after an early-morning alarm

2/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Understanding the value of continuing education for facility managers


Does your career need an update? Experts from the ProFMI Commission explain why it's critical to never stop learning.

2/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

Fencing installed to improve patient safety at N.Z. mental hospital


Fencing installed to keep patients from getting to a bridge that was a site of suicide attempts

2/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

New WoodWorks Shapes for DESIGNFlex Offer More Options for Reinventing the Ceiling Plane


2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ecore Commercial Wellness Collection Offers Durability and Enhanced Performance


2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

GSky Surpasses 500 Versa Wall Indoor Living Walls


2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Joint Commission Issues New Quick Safety Advisory on De-escalating Aggression/agitation in Healthcare Settings


2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Customers Share Advanced Analytics Success Stories at ARC Industry Forum in Orlando


2/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Congo Ebola outbreak moving toward a major city


With at least 680 cases, outbreak already the second-largest in history

2/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

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

2/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Seven elevators at Fort Worth hospital out of service in week after checks by contractor


John Peter Smith Hospital employee was injured in one of the elevators

2/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

How to mitigate risks associated with connected medical devices


Unprotected medical devices lead to more occurrences of data breaches and increase the risk to patient safety

2/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Study tracks which healthcare facility workers wash their hands most


Nurses and environmental and food services staffers came out on top

2/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Mass. General Hospital plans large addition


The hospital expects to be able to treat at least 100 to 200 additional patients when the 1 million-square-foot building

2/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces Products to Extend the Life of Rack Systems


2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wayne Dalton Expands Commercial High Speed Door Product Line


2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Mega-Stack Option Available for Greenheck FumeJet Fume Exhaust Fan


2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weil-McLain Launches New Aqua Pro Indirect-Fired Water Heaters


2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Waltonwood Lake Boone Celebrates Grand Opening of New Senior Living Community


2/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola outbreak expected to continue at least 6 more months


WHO expert links large number of children affected to informal health facilities that are not regulated

2/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Mobile acute services hospitals created as an independent pod-based system of drones


MASH system drones can hover above disaster zones. The “facility” would be assembled from a series of modular clinical and support pods that can be linked together to create an elevated station, according to an article on the Healthcare Design magazine website

2/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Lighting

Increasing energy efficiency and patient comfort with LED automation


Advancements in LED lighting and controls are enabling the modernization of these facilities for a better patient experience while also positively impacting long-term operational and maintenance costs.

2/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

What does the future of healthcare facility design look like?


Changes to the design of a facility can be implemented for a number of reasons, ranging from new equipment, new services or perhaps even downgrading certain departments

2/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Lighting

LEDs can light the way to significant savings


LED upgrades benefit occupants and the bottom line

2/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable


Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

2/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

Security, Simplicity, and Occupant Comfort Will Define the Building Control Systems Industry in 2019


2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Perkins Eastman Unveils Its Succession Plan as Co-Founders Perkins and Eastman Transition Leadership


2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

HGA’s Stephanie Reem Elected to Healthcare Interior Designers Board of Directors


2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

North Carolina Energy Conservation Code Goes into Effect


2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls expands Applied Systems focus on Taiwan market


2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM



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