April 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Two Oklahoma hospitals held off spread of ‘superbug’


Both incidents reflect the growing problem of multidrug-resistant Candida auris

4/30/2019 3:00:00 PM

Many Fla. healthcare facilities still lack generators


As hurricane season nears, many nursing homes and assisted living facilities struggle to meet requirements

4/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Maintaining a safe and healthy healthcare facility


Running any type of medical facility requires a high level of performance, cleanliness and safety

4/30/2019 12:00:00 PM

Coalitions help healthcare facilities prepare for disasters


There are nearly 500 healthcare coalitions across the U.S.

4/30/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Are cleaners sanitizing and disinfecting too much?


Doctor says routine cleaning and maintenance of large water systems are key to preventing patients from falling ill

4/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Epidemiologist: Legionella is everywhere


Doctor says routine cleaning and maintenance of large water systems are key to preventing patients from falling ill

4/30/2019 8:00:00 AM

JLL Adds Industry Veteran to Grow Healthcare Real Estate Business Across US Markets


4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aquila Pushes Forward Development of Impact Protection Gloves


4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

ScriptDrop and PDX Partner to Implement Scalable, In‐Workflow Prescription Delivery


4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Custom Equipment Introduces ZT-1630 Hy-Brid Lift for Precision Maneuverability


4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

IFMA Joins Forces with ISSA Show Canada


4/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lighting guidelines change for healthcare facilities


Changes in the healthcare industry have impacted how facilities are designed and operated

4/29/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hilo hospital adopts airport-style security measures


A man attacked four employees last month

4/29/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Service

Best practices for cleaning, disinfection


Cleaning, disinfecting critical to prevention of hospital-acquired infections

4/29/2019 12:00:00 PM

Irish hospitals won't limit food high in sugar, salt and fat


Priority is to ensure patients get enough energy

4/29/2019 11:00:00 AM

Practice Greenhealth names 25 most environmentally sustainable hospitals


The winners were chosen among hospital applicants that have the highest scores on the Greenhealth Partner for Change application

4/29/2019 9:00:00 AM

Case study

Medical facility saves time and money by refreshing maternity ward doors


Maternity ward doors suffer from frequent use and required a fresh coat of paint every three months

4/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Parallel Technologies Adds Lincoln, Neb. Location


4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Adds Rich Data Extraction to Portfolio of Services with Launch of mSource AI Contract Text Analysis


4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric Offers Prime Power Systems


4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare Workers to Protest Kaiser Permanente ‘Losing its Way’ April 29-30 at Two Events in D.C.


4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to be a Gold Sponsor at CSIA Executive Conference


4/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Deadly fungus must spur big changes in infection control


Expert says the best way to prepare for Candida auris is to really examine the culture around infection control in the nursing home

4/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospitals deploy a range of methods against superbugs


C. auris can survive for weeks outside a patient

4/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Conversational chatbots in healthcare facilities


Among the areas where AI is transforming healthcare is within the arena of patient experience

4/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Study: 14 percent of new hospital patients carry superbugs


Researchers found multidrug-resistant organisms in 29 percent of patient rooms

4/26/2019 11:00:00 AM

Healthcare information technology market to reach $441 billion by 2025


Favorable government initiatives for encouraging adoption of information technology in healthcare services will boost industry growth in the future.

4/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Case study / Focus: Energy Efficiency

Milton S. Hershey Medical Center insulates its energy costs in a green way


In 2009, Hershey, Pa., healthcare facility began a multiphase energy savings program

4/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

FlashParking and LAZ Parking partner to reduce congestion and improve mobility at Texas Medical Center


4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Historical Weather Condition Data Offers an Information Goldmine for Campus and School Planning


4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Joint Commission Issues Quick Safety Advisory on Drug Diversion and Impaired Healthcare Workers


4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland (JBSA) Reid Health Services Center designed medical clinic awarded LEED Gold


4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legrand North and Central America Launch Initiative to Expand Residential and Commercial IoT Partnerships


4/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

South Carolina hospitals reviewing security after two shootings


South Carolina Hospital Association hosted a webinar about violence in healthcare settings

4/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

Integrating modern equipment into existing spaces


The size of the new equipment, the need to reconfigured floor plans and existing building constraints must be considered

4/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Study finds low hand-hygiene compliance in ICUs


Hand-hygiene compliance was lowest when moving from dirtier to cleaner patient-care tasks

4/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Tennessee hospital boost security following shooting


The Regional Medical Center in Orangeburg is adding armed guards

4/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

HVAC, lighting upgrades help facility save money


Changes support user needs and cut energy costs

4/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

New York hospital


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

4/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital recognized for Environmental Sustainability


4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

LAZ Parking Implements Successful Transition of Parking Services Management at the World’s Largest Medical City Texas Medical Center


4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric Offers Prime Power Systems


4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nathan Adelson Hospice Achieves Level Four Status in ‘We Honor Veterans’ Program


4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare (TMH) Selects Gozio Health for Mobile Wayfinding Platform


4/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Life safety drawings


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for life safety drawings

4/24/2019 3:00:00 PM

Veteran shoots, kills himself in Texas VA waiting room


Less than a week before, two veterans from Georgia killed themselves in separate incidents outside VA hospitals

4/24/2019 2:00:00 PM

Contaminated duodenoscopes linked to 3 new deaths, 45 more infections


FDA says manufacturers must increase post-market studies

4/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New infographic on healthcare facility floor plans available


Downloadable graphic breaks down the traits of a successful hospital flooring plan

4/24/2019 11:00:00 AM

Vancouver care facility moves to 'dementia village' model


The model for the villages already has seen success in the Netherlands

4/24/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Energy management and information systems (EMIS) boost efficiency


Rapidly evolving software systems provide visibility and analysis into how a building consumes energy

4/24/2019 8:00:00 AM

Industry Leaders and Researchers Prepare for CIRI Science Conference


4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof Network IP Camera, Built-in Infrared, 4.0MP Resolution, 20 FPS


4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Digital Health VC Funding Hits $2 Billion in Q1 2019, Reports Mercom Capital Group


4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Carlyle Group and Schneider Electric extend partnership to develop Critical Infrastructure projects


4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Parallel Technologies Names Operations Manager


4/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola surge experiences two consecutive record-setting days


The surge came just as WHO emergency committee decided the developments did not constitute an international public health emergency

4/23/2019 3:00:00 PM

Research links antimicrobial resistance and climate change


Researchers noticed that resistance increased as temperatures warmed in the U.S.

4/23/2019 2:00:00 PM

Study says privacy curtains often contaminated with superbugs


Researchers also found bedside curtain contamination was linked to patients becoming colonized with MRSA and VRE

4/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

FDA issues final rule on hand sanitizers


The rule says certain active ingredients are not allowed to be used

4/23/2019 11:00:00 AM

Study says petting zoos are breeding grounds for drug-resistant superbugs


Petting zoos can result in shedding and transmission of multi-drug resistant pathogens

4/23/2019 9:00:00 AM

Specifying portable cooling based on facility needs


Managers need to understand cooling needs and equipment requirements

4/23/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 3PH Power Distribution System, 9 kVA, 480V to 208Y/120V AC


4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Announces New Products at ISC West 2019


4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Repositions and Recapitalizes Historic Medical Office Building in Phoenix


4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Comments on Launch of Health and Human Services Compliance Review Program


4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Deeming Authority Renewed for Clinical Laboratories


4/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

SC laws under scrutiny after two hospital shootings in two days


Current laws do little to deter patients from lashing out at healthcare workers and should be reformed

4/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

CDC says water-related outbreaks account for one-fifth of its HAI consultations


Cases cited did not include Legionella

4/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Legionnaires' cases increasing


The number of people with Legionnaires’ disease grew by nearly five times from 2000-2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

4/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

SC hospital shootings highlight violence in healthcare facilities


Advocates say the culture tells employees danger is 'just part of a job'

4/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

Three tips to better understand HIPAA compliance


Healthcare organizations that run afoul of HIPAA risk exposing patient data and big fines.

4/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Security tightening at hospitals


Some facilities have moved to increase security due to local and even internal incidents

4/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 100-Amp Power Distribution Panel, 120/240V AC, 1-Phase


4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Leverages Cloud, artificial Intelligence as Part of Strategic Alignment for Access Control and Video Solutions Units


4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Foster + Partners completes new health pavilion in Cleveland


4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

CEO of Telerent Leasing Corp. Named


4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Wins Plant Engineering 2018 Product of the Year Award for Analytics


4/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Candida auris cases in U.S. rise to 587


The fungus infection is on the rise worldwide

4/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Third baby dies in Glasgow after contracting hospital infection


Two extremely premature babies have already died at the Princess Royal Maternity Hospital

4/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facility staffers have had enough of workplace violence


Groups representing doctors and nurses calling for changes

4/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Nursing homes using special soap on patients to fight drug-resistant germs


At least 2 million people in the U.S. become infected with an antibiotic-resistant bacteria every year

4/18/2019 11:00:00 AM

Baltimore area hospitals bar youth visitors amid measles concerns


With a case of the measles reported, a health system is not allowing visitors under the age of 14

4/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Emory University Hospital Tower awarded LEED Silver


The building meets standards for air quality, energy efficiency and for using locally sourced materials

4/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

CareSource Announces Innovative New Approach to Managing Pharmacy Transparency, Services and Costs


4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

OASIS International and AquiSense Technologies Partnership Offers Global Clean Water Solutions


4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hoy Health Expands B2B and Consumer Marketing, Enhances Technology to Serve Hispanics, Insured and Non-Insured


4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Team Up with Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions to Donate 9,000 Trees to the National Forest Foundation


4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

AVANT launches inaugural State of Disruption study measuring the rate of change in IT


4/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

WHO decides Congo Ebola outbreak is not an international emergency


Declaring the outbreak a 'public health emergency of international concern' would have boosted international response

4/17/2019 3:00:00 PM

Scientists see new superbugs in the future


Drug-resistant infections affect 2 million people a year in the United States

4/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

E. coli strain found in NYC hospital


Researchers identified a highly resistant strain of Escherichia coli in four patients

4/17/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Horizontal sliding doors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for horizontal sliding doors

4/17/2019 10:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Plumbing

Fault-detection software can support Increased air optimization and infectious disease prevention


In the last decade, the number of people getting sick from Legionella bacteria in healthcare and hospital environments has substantially increased

4/17/2019 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities upgrade dining options


An article on the Healthcare Design website showcases several recent healthcare dining options

4/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

3M Floor Pads Receive Green Seal GS-20 Certification


4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Shines a Light on Emergency and Exit Light Maintenance Misconceptions


4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Innovative Modular Solutions receives first place for temporary healthcare building at modular industry's annual conference.


4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Acuity Healthcare Selects HCS Interactant as Its Healthcare IT Platform


4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

CleanSpace Technology Americas Welcomes New Eastern Regional Sales Manager


4/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Why Candida auris is an 'emerging threat'


Candida auris is continuing to spread in hospitals around the world

4/16/2019 3:00:00 PM

Caution urged in outbreak of deadly fungus in Chicago area


Candida auris has sickened more than 150 people in Illinois, most of them in the Chicago area

4/16/2019 2:00:00 PM

Secrecy around drug-resistant outbreaks in hospitals debated


The rise of a deadly drug-resistant fungus called Candida auris has raised questions about the policy of secrecy

4/16/2019 12:00:00 PM

Study: Electronic health records market to reach $38 billion by 2025


Rising adoption of electronic health record will augment electronic health records industry growth in the upcoming period

4/16/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Net-zero energy buildings no longer a radical concept


A wide range of building types and sizes can achieve net-zero status

4/16/2019 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

4/16/2019 8:00:00 AM

New exacqVision G-Series Micro from Johnson Controls Makes Cloud Video Storage Affordable and Accessible to Any Business


4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Filtration Group HVAC Releases a MERV 10 Self-Supported Pleat Air Filter


4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

ISC West 2019: Security and Safety Things presents their open camera ecosystem


4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

FUSION Solar-Powered LED Wins Gold 'Product of the Year' by Plant Engineering


4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brokk Introduces New Hydraulic Breaker Series


4/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital ‘abandoned’ in Puerto Rico 18 months after Maria


Some emergency healthcare is taking place in an old storm shelter converted into a provisional clinic

4/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog

How to attract and retain millennial healthcare workers


For recruiters and hiring managers in the notoriously tight healthcare market, it’s a whole new game

4/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Health concerns expected to fuel cleaning chemicals market


The recent outbreak of diseases, such as Ebola, swine flu, etc. have increased health concerns

4/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

Automated doors can provide both access and security to healthcare facilities


Different types of entrances present their own challenges

4/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Making the case for energy efficiency


A communication gap between the CFO and facility managers can result in missing out on good efficiency projects

4/15/2019 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

4/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

Leslie Controls Offers Range of On-Demand Water Heaters for Healthcare Facility Heat and Hot Water


4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Barco Uniforms debuts Grey’s Anatomy Edge Line


4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Philippi-Hagenbuch Invents New Positive Seal Tailgate for Truck Bodies & Containers


4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blue Shield of California Promise Health Plan Helps Medi-Cal Members Receive Quality Care with Timely, Culturally Relevant Text Messages


4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

KINSHOFER Completes Product Range, Gains Breaker Line with Acquisition of Hammer


4/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Health worker among new Congo Ebola patients


Eighty-two health workers have been infected

4/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Bedside tablets and apps are giving patients some control over care


The apps provide medical information, such as medications and dosage, procedures, daily care schedules, test results and education videos

4/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Hospital hit by lethal infection is still dirty, according to parents of patients


Two families have made official complaints claiming the wards are not being cleaned properly and accusing staff of failing to treat the issue seriously

4/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

New Tucson healthcare facility focuses on technology, patient comfort


The number of hospital beds will go from 479 to 649

4/12/2019 11:00:00 AM

Understanding the real cost of paint


Understanding the ingredients in paint is the first step to making a quality paint selection

4/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

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

4/12/2019 8:00:00 AM

Nationwide Power Names the Eaton 93PM the Most Versatile UPS of 2019


4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospitals Team with Stryker’s Sustainability Solutions to Donate 9,000 Trees to the National Forest Foundation


4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Ultimate Pick Module Fan: Solving Space and Sound Issues


4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Carisk Partners with Valera Health to Enhance Personalized Patient Engagement, Advance Care Coordination


4/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

CDC: Almost half infected by Candida auris die in 90 days


The fungus, which preys on people with weakened immune systems, is spreading around the world

4/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Visitor's bag may have contained gun Naples hospital patient used to kill himself


The hospital is considering policy changes after the incident

4/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Hospital vows ‘robust’ cleaning procedures after deaths linked to pigeon droppings


In 2018, two patients at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital died from infection linked to pigeon droppings

4/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Outpatient facility design for introverts and extroverts


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

4/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Calif. hospital lets kids drive mini cars to surgery


Kids have a choice between a black mini Mercedes and a pink Beetle

4/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Developing a successful ASC infection control program


Specific procedures like sterile processing for instrument care should be in place

4/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases No-Drill Magnetic Mounting Plate for 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD & 2500 LD


4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

ThinkGenetic Promotes Vice President, Marketing and Patient Advocacy


4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Orion Secures Additional $35 Million LED Lighting Installation Contract


4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hy-Brid Lifts Receives 2019 EquipmentWatch Lowest Cost of Ownership Award


4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Barrett Hospital & HealthCare Invests in UV Technology to Complement Infection Prevention and Disinfection Protocols


4/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Alexa can now be HIPAA compliant


Amazon says health data can now be accessed securely

4/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital security staff strikes


Security staff at Southampton General Hospital's emergency department stages 24-hour strike in a dispute over safety, pay and sick leave conditions

4/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Mitigating vendor risks to combat hospitals’ most common non-compliance requirements


Often, hospitals outsource management of systems to third-party vendors where inconsistencies can arise

4/10/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: ILSM in business occupancies


Brad Keyes discusses regulations ILSM in business occupancies

4/10/2019 10:00:00 AM

Case study

Improving patient outcomes through daylight


Sprawling Parkland Memorial Hospital site adapts for future, automates for performance

4/10/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

How Gundersen Health System achieved energy independence


Director of engineering and operations used his process improvement expertise to save energy, deploy renewable energy projects and drive out waste

4/10/2019 8:00:00 AM

JLL Adds Regional Healthcare Leader to Project and Development Services


4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 120W LED Work Area Quadpod Light Fixture - Tower Only


4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

VeritasAdvantage Partners With ShareCor/Louisiana Hospital Association


4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc. has Acquired Sideband Systems


4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Protenus is Top-Performing Solution in KLAS Patient Privacy Monitoring Report


4/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wyoming healthcare facility planning security upgrades after active shooter incident


Casper hospital to get cameras, doors and guards

4/9/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog

Technology supports the patient-centered supply chain, improving outcomes and boosting cost savings


Tech-savvy organizations are finding untapped opportunities in the supply chain

4/9/2019 2:00:00 PM

Longer terminal cleaning may not be more effective


A study was conducted at an acute care Veterans Affairs hospital in Temple, Texas

4/9/2019 12:00:00 PM

1 in 4 healthcare facilities lacks basic water services


UNICEF and WHO say many health centers lack basic facilities for hand hygiene and safe segregation and disposal of healthcare waste

4/9/2019 11:00:00 AM

Pa health system creates new executive position in response to safety violations


Lancaster General Hospital gets third citation in a year after patient wandered across town

4/9/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

A greener environmental services department can have a wide impact


Green practices can increase environmental sustainability and improve patient care

4/9/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Solar Security Tower, 20' Tall, 7.5' Trailer, (3) Cameras, (2) 265W Panels


4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Names U.S. Western Regional OEM and National Account Director


4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tryten Nova Neo Telehealth Cart Released


4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

American Time Releases New Global Series Digital PoE Clocks


4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Keystone + Mountain + Lakes Regional Council of Carpenters Announces Leadership Changes


4/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

WHO says Congo Ebola outbreak spreading faster than ever


Each of the past two weeks have registered a record number of new cases

4/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Best practices for healthcare cybersecurity


HIPAA's latest figures show that the number of patient records exposed tripled last year

4/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Software and hardware end-of-life risks for healthcare


Not addressing unsupported assets can be a major risk

4/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Plumbing

Hospital evacuation linked to botched toilet repair


Difficulty locating the damaged pipe’s shut-off valve has raised concerns about safety protocols

4/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

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


Technologies can help can cut costs and improve energy efficiency

4/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Telemedicine stands to offer new horizons to healthcare solution landscape


Program run by New Jersey utility lets hospitals to use interest-free, on-bill repayment to install energy-saving upgrades

4/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces Non-magnetic Sprinkler for Healthcare MRI Environments


4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 100-Watt Portable Explosion Proof 110V LED Work Light With Inline Transformer


4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq, Its Customers and Its Partners to Present at OSIsoft PI World User Conference in San Francisco


4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weil-McLain Offers Free Training, Demonstrations at 2019 Eastern Energy Expo


4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Talbert Names 2018 Dealer Award Winners


4/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seismic upgrades could cost Calif. hospitals billions


Calif. law requires hospitals to reduce their buildings' risk of collapse by 2020 and to remain operational after an earthquake by 2030

4/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

26 states report high flu activity


Flu was widespread in 34 states and Puerto Rico for the week ending March 23

4/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Patient sleeps in chair because Edinburgh hospital bed was dirty


Woman alleged room was 'horrific' with bloodstained swabs and bandages under beds, stains on the walls and blocked toilets

4/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Suit alleges women were secretly recorded in Calif. hospital


The hospital says the recordings were part of an investigation into drug theft

4/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Drones delivering medical samples at N.C. hospital


The partnership is part of a three-year Federal Aviation Administration pilot program to test practical applications for drones

4/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Some cleaning chemicals a hazard to medical devices


Use of some cleaning products could harm medical devices

4/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Pneumatic Wet/Dry HEPA Vacuum, 2-Gallon Tank


4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2019 Trade Show to Fill Pennsylvania Convention Center with Lighting Inspiration and Innovation


4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

BIOS Lighting Installed in UC San Diego Health’s Geriatric Emergency Department


4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Allseating’s Latest Collections On Display At Phillips Contract Group’s New Philadelphia Showroom


4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Baron Announces New Weather Forecasting Model


4/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Program helping hospitals cut energy use


Program run by New Jersey utility lets hospitals use interest-free, on-bill repayment to install energy-saving upgrades

4/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Building smarter healthcare through better interior design


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

4/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Case study

Healthcare system adds helipad using job order contracting


The total project timeline took approximately six months

4/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Managing violence in healthcare facilities


The first step to address workplace violence is knowing the provisions of state law

4/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable


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

4/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Post-occupancy evaluation and patient satisfaction: Staff-focused design and outcomes


For healthcare leaders seeking solutions to advance satisfaction — patient and staff — the outcomes at Elmhurst offer intriguing and informative insight.

4/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture Announces Expansion of CET Extension to Include New Products


4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Appointed by Providence St. Joseph Health to Provide Property Management Services Across its Medical Offices


4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Toilet Seat that Detects Congestive Heart Failure Getting Ready to Begin Commercialization


4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brokk Releases Eco-Friendly Diesel Demolition Robot with 40 Percent More Hitting Power


4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mecho Introduces SolarTrac 4.0 Automated Shade System


4/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Legionnaires’ confirmed in dead Calif. prison inmate


The Stockton facility is a hospital and a prison

4/3/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog /Focus: Energy Efficiency

How are transforming a healthcare facility and buying a car similar?


Focus on the outcome and the rest should follow

4/3/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthy light: How to design tunable or dynamic lighting to benefit patients and staff


In medical facilities, balanced lighting choices can stimulate the circadian system while providing illumination for round-the-clock care

4/3/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Strobe synchronization


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for strobe synchronization.

4/3/2019 10:00:00 AM

Four causes of recent Legionella cases


Establishing three prevention protocols can save lives

4/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

Net zero energy is the future of facilities


Practices, considerations for an ultra-efficient building

4/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Docking Station for EXP-TBLT-10I-W10 Series Tablets for Non-Hazardous Locations


4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Receives Deeming Authority for Hospital Accreditation in Indiana


4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

The European Molecular Biology Laboratory Selects HID Global’s RFID Technology for Cryogenic Research Equipment


4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Completes CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Shoreline Patient Care Tower


4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

AJ Manufacturing Introduces the Redesigned Criti-Clean Ultra


4/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Google Home, Amazon Echo finding place in operating rooms


The technology allows surgeons to devote less time and mental energy to device technicalities

4/2/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare design needs to accommodate AI technologies


Healthcare design must adapt to the billions of data-gathering devices and the trillions of data points collected daily

4/2/2019 2:00:00 PM

Luxurious maternity hospital includes beauty treatments and new baby gifts


Keiai Hospital in Fujimi City also lends new parents iPads for pictures

4/2/2019 12:00:00 PM

Hospitals opening ERs that cater to mental health patients


Emergency rooms have become the only care option for many people

4/2/2019 11:00:00 AM

Maryland hospital's neonatal couplet care rooms encourage bonding


Keeping babies close to their families may shorten hospital stay for some

4/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Disinfectant selection is essential for effective cleaning


Adherence to the manufacturer’s label instructions is also key

4/2/2019 8:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Expands Duro-Shield Roof Coatings with Silicone Coating and Materials


4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Custom Equipment Introduces PA-1030 Hy-Brid Lift for Increased Safety and Productivity


4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls joins ISA Security Compliance Institute in support of the ISASecure Cybersecurity Conformance Scheme


4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Receives Deeming Authority for Hospital Accreditation in Indiana


4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Transforms Strategic Contracting with Launch of mSource Predictive Plan


4/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola outbreak spreads to another large city in Congo


Bunia is the second-largest city in eastern Congo to confirm a case during the current outbreak

4/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

CMS compliance costing psychiatric facilities $1.7 billion a year


Study says about 4.8 percent of a facility’s annual revenue is spent on complying with regulations

4/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Wyoming ER renovation to provide more privacy, security


The new ER will have four treatment rooms with glass doors with privacy curtains that can be drawn when needed

4/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare Interoperability: The primer required to guild the healthcare of the future


4/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Energy Efficiency

N.Y. hospital energy update could reduce annual costs by $220,000


The upgrade is expected to reduce the hospital's heating and air conditioning energy use by 50 percent

4/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Plumbing

Plumbing upgrades focus on health and hygiene


Water conservation, less maintenance and improved hygiene are all popular targets of system improvements

4/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

New Technologies Needed to Address Implementing Nutritional Guidelines Across Intensive Care Units


4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Eastwood Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Adding Piped-in Oxygen and In-wall Suctioning Capabilities


4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Acquires Sole Ownership of Health Plan


4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Toilet Seat That Detects Congestive Heart Failure Getting Ready to Begin Commercialization


4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Most Consumers Will Spend More at Businesses with Clean Restrooms


4/1/2019 12:00:00 AM



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