May 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management

Focus: Food Service

W.Va. VA healthcare facility makes healthy, tasty food a priority

More than 80% of the the VA Medical Center menu items are made from scratch

5/31/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Telemedicine company launched to focus on infectious disease

Infectious Disease Connect will seek to reduce transfers and allow the treatment of patients with infectious diseases in their own communities

5/31/2019 12:00:00 PM

W.Va. healthcare facility installs model train

The 980-square-foot display includes 220 feet of track, three trains on three levels, homes, buildings and other structures

5/31/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Infection Control

Sanitizer uses ultraviolet rays to kill viruses on mobile devices

Studies have found that 94 percent of cell phones used by hospital staff carry contaminants

5/31/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Hand-hygiene signs not working in healthcare facilities

Researchers placed placards near soap and alcohol-based hand-rub dispensers in two hospital units

5/31/2019 8:00:00 AM

Russelectric Announces that Air Power Consultants is Now Kansas & Western Missouri Manufacturer’s Representative

5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mats Inc. Introduces New Logo Matting that Enhances Image and Improves Indoor Air Quality

5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces Cloud Support for its Enterprise Access Control and Event Management System

5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Comp Resource Group Receives 2019 Best of Delray Beach Award, Recognized for a 4th Straight Year

5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

PFOA/PFOS Reduction Claims Requirements Added to NSF Standards for Residential Drinking Water Treatment Devices

5/31/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Seattle Children's Hospital operating rooms shut down because of fungus

Air tests detected Aspergillus in several operating rooms and equipment storage rooms

5/30/2019 3:00:00 PM


Top 10 HIPAA violations

How to avoid the most common issues

5/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Escalating workplace violence hits hospitals hard

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

5/30/2019 12:00:00 PM

Ohio hospital honored for environmental practices

Health system has developed initiatives that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve management of electricity and gas usage and increase recycling of hazardous waste

5/30/2019 11:00:00 AM

Children’s hospital using input, mock rooms to design mental-health facility

Mock rooms built to mimic nine-story behavioral health pavilion

5/30/2019 9:00:00 AM

Report: Healthcare devices are becoming more vulnerable to cyberattack

Forty percent of the devices medical professional are using are IoT devices

5/30/2019 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Releases Micro Camera Ideal for Exceptional Video Quality in Discrete Applications

5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Trusted Network Accreditation Program (TNAP) Collaborative Launches Surveyto Identify Issues with the Interoperable Exchange of Healthcare Data

5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association Names New President, Board of Directors and Fellows at Annual Convention & Expo

5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Three Aspirus Hospitals Honored for Organ and Tissue Donation

5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brokk Inc. Expands: Adding New Service and Training Center and Fleet Managers

5/30/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Healthcare facilities changing how they fight superbugs

Drug-resistant strains of Staphylococcus, Enterobacteriaceae and Clostridium difficile have been overcoming antibiotics

5/29/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital cybersecurity lagging due to talent gap

Half of organizations lack the security talent needed to remain secure

5/29/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Emergency power generators

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for emergency power generators

5/29/2019 10:00:00 AM

Free tool helps develop facility risk assessments

FGI guidelines can help identify hazards

5/29/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

New factor that can influence spread of legionella found

Legionella can proliferate less efficiently in amoebae if they contain endosymbionts

5/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Names Real Estate Veteran as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Vehicle Roof Mount Tower LED Light, 240W, 12V DC, 4 LEDs, 13.5 Feet

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Rentokil Steritech Launches Dual Autogate Connect System

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Advent International Acquires AccentCare

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fresenius Unions Launch Global Alliance to Uphold Workers’ Rights

5/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Food Service

Canadian hospitals hope to cure their lackluster food

Initiative also aims to elevate the role of food as an important part of healing

5/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Fla. hospital's hurricane shelter plan may be collapsing

Fla. hospital's hurricane shelter plan may be collapsing

Limited uses decrease funding opportunities

5/28/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Technology

The benefits of patient entertainment systems

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

5/28/2019 12:00:00 PM


Enhancing operational efficiency, staff satisfaction and patient care with false alarm reduction

A healthcare facility's mission is easily deterred when safety and security systems aren’t performing at an efficient rate, specifically with alarm systems

5/28/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

C diff. transmitted through non-critical items

Report says proper disinfection of tools is crucial

5/28/2019 8:00:00 AM

Graphic Products Wins a Global Business Excellence Award for 2019

5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hyundai L&C USA and Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces Celebrate Grand Opening of New Solid Surface Manufacturing Plant

5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof Lighting Panelboard, 208Y/120 3PH, 3-Pole, 15A Breakers

5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

FOGIA and DWR Announce Exclusive Contract Distribution Deal for US

5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Condusiv: Optimizing System Infrastructure is Healthcare Data’s Most Urgent Issue

5/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Agencies investigating Legionnaires' case at McLaren Flint

Hospital officials acknowledging that a patient may have acquired the disease at the facility

5/24/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Outside temperature impacts pathogens in climate-controlled ICUs

The outside temperature can influence the indoor temperature

5/24/2019 2:00:00 PM

Security hired for Manitoba healthcare facilities after city bills for police time

Province announces two guards will be on staff at all times

5/24/2019 12:00:00 PM


When to consolidate clinical testing (core) laboratories.

Increasingly, customers of clinical testing labs want a one-stop shop, particularly as large healthcare systems acquire smaller, more specialized independent practices

5/24/2019 11:00:00 AM

'Best Places to Work' in healthcare named

Modern Healthcare shares alphabetical list of winners

5/24/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Vancouver VA offers veterans freshly prepared meals

All cooking is done on site, on the same day

5/24/2019 8:00:00 AM

Medhost names President and Chief Financial Officer

5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Parametrics Medical Announces National Promotion Agreement With DePuy Synthes to Provide Allografts for Sports Medicine Repairs

5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Introducing Enlighted One: Easy Wireless Lighting Control with an IoT Future

5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Welcomes Carlos Madera as New Chief Revenue Officer

5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association Names New President, Board of Directors and Fellows at Annual Convention & Expo

5/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Report says Florida needs to do more to fight disease, other threats

The state lags the national average in healthcare delivery

5/23/2019 3:00:00 PM

U.S. disaster preparedness is slowing

Regional inequities in preparedness persist

5/23/2019 2:00:00 PM

Clean water restored to Minn. hospital after power outage

A power outage released too much lime into the city’s water supply

5/23/2019 12:00:00 PM

Saskatchewan children's hospital designed with 'home-like environment'

The new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital is bursting with color

5/23/2019 11:00:00 AM

Calif. hospital looking at options after seismic retrofit funding denied

Hospital leaders have started a public relations campaign reaching out to a diverse group of community members

5/23/2019 9:00:00 AM

'Boutique care’ facility opens in Louisiana

The imaging center was designed to create a private, relaxing and efficient one-stop shop for women

5/23/2019 8:00:00 AM

KINSHOFER Introduces KSB-Series Excavator Hydraulic Breakers with Durability and Operator Comfort Features

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Trust, Inc. acquires medical office building in Knightdale, N.C.

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care wins third ENERGY STAR® Advocate of the Year Award

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Gozio Health and AT&T Announce Strategic Alliance

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medpricer Named One of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2019

5/23/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

An emergency declaration over Ebola could make things worse

The Ebola outbreak in the Congo is challenging the world's capacity to respond

5/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

DC VA patient escaped psychiatric unit, charged with assault

The U.S. House Oversight Committee has launched an investigation

5/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

Understanding high-efficiency rooftop air conditioning units

Companies nationwide could save roughly $1 billion annually in energy costs by replacing 10- to 20-ton RTUs with units that meet the high performance RTU specification

5/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire hose valves

Brad Keyes discusses the regulations for fire hose valves

5/22/2019 10:00:00 AM

One third of hospitals earn 'A' in Leapfrog's spring ratings

Of the more than 2,600 hospitals graded, 32 percent earned an "A"

5/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Heathcare facility floors getting more attention in infection control efforts

Disposable mops may cut down on contamination

5/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls Introduces Non-Magnetic Sprinkler for Healthcare MRI Environments

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brea, CA-Based Integrator Trimax Systems Joins Forces with Tesco Controls, Inc.

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

ALM Takes First Steps to Defining Quantifiable Measure for Hygienically Clean Textiles in the U.S.

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Get Winter Ready: Boss Snowplow Launches New Solutions for Better Snow Removal

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

JLL Seniors Housing Survey Points to Continued Investor Confidence

5/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

WHO worried about risk of Ebola spread

The death total in the outbreak is 1,105 and response teams are still investigating 310 suspected Ebola cases

5/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

S.C. ER evacuated after man tears sprinkler head from ceiling

The patient also allegedly assaulted a hospital security member who tried to restrain him

5/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

100-year-old Pa. healthcare campus gets $31 million renovation

St. Luke's Sacred Heart expanding services at Allentown campus

5/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Design contest helps fill research void for behavioral facilities

The Institute for Patient-Centered Design held design competition focusing on the behavioral healthcare inpatient bedroom and bathroom, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Environmentally friendly practices can impact landscaping

Focusing on equipment performance, water efficiency and chemicals good for operations, environment

5/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Legrand, North and Central America Joins International Living Future Institute’s Living Product 50 (LP50)

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

VuWall Expands Into New Territories With Mindstec Distribution Partnership

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Strengthens Support for AV Standards Development

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Lumileds Transforms White Light Color Tuning and Enables Next Step in Human Centric Lighting with LUXEON Fusion Technology

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Power Distribution Panel, 800A, 480V 3PH, (2) 400A 3P 480V Breakers

5/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Earthquake regulations could affect California hospitals' S&P ratings

State law requires hospitals to upgrade facilities to be earthquake resilient

5/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Officials at Chinese hospital fired over poor infection control after five baby deaths

The babies died after contracting an infection caused by Echovirus 11, a type of intestinal virus

5/20/2019 2:00:00 PM


Regulatory rollout: Keys to educating healthcare facility staff

When staff are properly educated, healthcare facilities will find it much easier to comply with regulatory requirements

5/20/2019 11:00:00 AM

Creating more comfortable healthcare facilities

Incorporating hospitality, spa and more wellness design elements fights 'sterile' stereotype

5/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Legrand Announces Ultra-Secure Wireless Lighting Controls Platform

5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hyundai L&C Announces New HanStone Quartz Unearthed Collection

5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nora Lighting LED Center Basket Retrofit Troffers Replace Flourescents in 5 Minutes or Less

5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medavate to Acquire Neocart Assets

5/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

University of Texas new biocontainment care unit is prepared for the next Ebola outbreak

Specialty unit is among 10 U.S. regional centers for highly infectious diseases

5/17/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

High-quality dining among trends in long-term care

Long-term care communities are also offering private and personalized apartments

5/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

Illinois hospital nearly shut down by floods

Healthcare system wants the city to revamp water drainage system

5/17/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Food Service

'Call to Order’ room service available at Ontario hospitals

Program first introduced in 2011 before being expanded to other facilities

5/17/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Few healthcare workers know hand-washing guidelines

Study found that workers performed hand hygiene 35 percent of the time.

5/17/2019 9:00:00 AM

Occupant wellness strategies make financial sense

The WELL Building Standard can guide facilities managers to implement financially meaningful health and wellness strategies

5/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

LATICRETE Introduces VAPOR BAN™ Primer ER, the Future of Moisture Vapor Control and Primers

5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Opto 22 Releases groov EPIC White Paper

5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Petra Participates in Groundbreaking for Covenant Health’s Short-Stay Surgical Hospital

5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ready Computing Joins the Strategic Health Information Exchange Collaborative (SHIEC) Partner Program

5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

HoverCam Brings Award-Winning, Next-Gen Education Solutions to InfoComm 2019

5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

VA finds officials covered up Legionella at Loma Linda hospital

Staff members said they were not informed of bacteria discovery

5/16/2019 3:00:00 PM

Extinguish these myths about fire emergencies

Understanding how occupants react can help with preparation

5/16/2019 2:00:00 PM

Security cameras in nursing homes present ethical dilemmas

Some say the safety precautions may do more harm than good

5/16/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

NY dedicates statue to handwashing champion

Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis saw the benefits of handwashing in 1847

5/16/2019 11:00:00 AM

State probe finds Duluth facility's neglect allowed resident to drink cleaning chemical

The facility failed to implement safety precautions, the report said

5/16/2019 9:00:00 AM

CMS guidance seeks to clarify hospital co-location policy

The guidance aims to ensure such space-sharing arrangements comply with Medicare's conditions of participation

5/16/2019 8:00:00 AM

VuWall Simplifies Video Wall and AV Distribution Deployments at InfoComm 2019

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sectigo Acquires Icon Labs, Delivering Industry-First End-to-End IoT Security Platform

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Sells Outpatient Clinic in Castro Valley for $7 Million

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Littelfuse to Host Free Webcast on Arc-Flash Safety

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Flagship Healthcare Properties Acquires Atrium Health Anchored Portfolio

5/16/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Research finds healthcare facility privacy curtains can pose threat to patients

University of Michigan researchers looked at the prevalence of curtains contaminated in skilled nursing facility rooms.

5/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Michigan health systems collaborate on laundry service facility

Henry Ford Health System, Michigan Medicine and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System have formed a joint venture

5/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fully sprinklering existing hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses the regulations for fully sprinklering existing hospitals

5/15/2019 10:00:00 AM

IU health lights up its ‘green side’

A $2 million investment will install thousands of energy-efficient LED lights

5/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Logansport Memorial Hospital working to avoid another cyber security breach

The only damage done was spamming emails to other employees

5/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

Medpricer Signs Deal with Texas Children’s Hospital for Purchased Services Sourcing

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brea, CA-Based Integrator Trimax Systems Joins Forces with Tesco Controls, Inc.

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Kaiser Permanente, SEIU-UHW Reach Agreement to Stop Gardener Outsourcing

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ergotron Selects New CEO

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Strengthens Support for AV Standards Development

5/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Michigan Legionnaires' cases up in 2018, but death rates drop

The state experienced a 67 percent increase from 2017

5/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Candida auris cases confirmed in Maryland

Fungal infection has been confirmed in 12 U.S. states

5/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Common improper hazardous waste management practices

It is important for all healthcare personnel who handle hazardous chemicals or materials to be made aware of these improper practices and be trained accordingly

5/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study finds disinfection devices in ICU sinks effective against superbugs

Researchers placed devices on sink siphons that applied heat and electromechanical vibration

5/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

Robot lends a hand at Texas children's hospital

'Moxie' can drop off linens and supplies for patients

5/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

Global medical tourism market size to exceed 29 billion by 2024

Growing compliance to international standards for medical treatments in developing countries will spur growth of medical tourism market in upcoming years

5/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

Nicholson Features Range of Industrial Steam Traps

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

STANLEY Security Launches Managed Services Program, Mobile App for Intelligent Security Automation

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric Announces that Air Power Consultants is Now Kansas & Western Missouri Manufacturer’s Representative

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Semafone Provides Unmatched Call and Contact Center Payment Security with PA-DSS Certification

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces Self-Closing Safety Gates

5/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Senator urges feds to declare emergency over Candida auris

Schumer is asking the federal government to allocate millions of dollars to fighting the fungus

5/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Experts fear disaster as Ebola outbreak threatens to escalate

Ongoing violence aimed at the Ebola response workers is undermining efforts to stop the virus' spread

5/13/2019 2:00:00 PM


Incorporating duress signaling into a facility’s security plan

Hospitals need an easy and fast way for a staff member to send out a distress signal from any spot inside a facility or even in the parking lot

5/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Specific environmental strategies needed in infection control

World Health Organization publishes priority pathogens list

5/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Layton Construction Company LLC. Publishes White Paper.on Healthcare Facility Headwalls

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Engaging, Innovative Educational Opportunities Headline the 2019 LIGHTFAIR® International Conference

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Creating Patient Loyalty in Emergency and Critical Care Departments

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Trinisys is Selected by Vanderbilt University Medical Center for Clinical Historical Record Management

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital receives Awards Based on Patient Feedback

5/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Concerns raised that some new hospitals not built to prevent infection

Some members of Parliament say Scotland's hospitals are not being built to a high enough standard

5/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

HHS releases healthcare cybersecurity best practices

Guidance includes 10 best practices for mitigating hacking threats

5/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

Preventing hospital falls with slip-resistant grab bar surfaces

Studies have shown that slips and falls are a serious patient safety issue facing healthcare facilities

5/10/2019 12:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities turning to ER cubicles to save space

Move designed to free up space for more critical patients

5/10/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Designing a holistic facilities management plan to protect medical devices

Hospitals can have 10 or more devices per licensed bed, many more than the number of laptop computers

5/10/2019 9:00:00 AM

Touchplan Announces Acquisition of Macomber Consultants, LLC

5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Hopebridge

5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Silverstone Senior Living Breaks Ground on $75 million Virginia Community

5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vinyl Floor Tiles and Enhanced Aesthetics

5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sink System Offers Improved Cleanliness

5/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Candida auris cases in U.S. top 600

Illinois, New Jersey and New York have most of the cases

5/9/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Outbreak incident in Israel teaches value of infection control

Clean care key to dealing with health emergencies

5/9/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

Healthcare cloud computing market to exceed $55 billion by 2025

Rising adoption of information technology (IT) in healthcare sector is the key factor driving healthcare cloud computing market growth during the forecast period

5/9/2019 12:00:00 PM

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

5/9/2019 11:00:00 AM


How to create collaborative patient-centered design

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

5/9/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Superbugs make hand-washing even more important

Annually, drug-resistant germs infect around 2 million Americans and kill more than 20,000

5/9/2019 8:00:00 AM

Meridian Repositions and Recapitalizes Historic Medical Office Building in Phoenix

5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Geisinger selects Stantec for design of systemwide master plan

5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Duro-Last, Inc. Iowa Facility Earns Prestigious VPP Star Site Recognition from OSHA

5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

United Excel Takes New Direction, Launches as StructSure Projects

5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion-Proof Lighting Panelboard, 200-Amp Main Breaker

5/9/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Congo sets daily record with 23 new Ebola cases

A surge of cases often happens after attacks on the Ebola response

5/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Candida auris could spread to 13th state

There are hundreds of cases in surrounding areas

5/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Nurses at S.C. hospital feared for their safety even before shooting

Hospital leaders are pledging safety improvements

5/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Gift shops

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for gift shops

5/8/2019 10:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Technology

AI can help close data gaps that can allow drug diversion

AI can identify hidden patterns in daily behavior — including time, location, pain scores, and more.

5/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

MEDHOST Strengthens Its Revenue Cycle Services Offering With the Launch of MEDHOST Business Office Outsourcing

5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

IICRC Seeking Nominations for 2019 Board of Directors

5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Launches Sustainability Resources on Earth Day

5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

RIA and IICRC Announce Strategic Partnership

5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASHRAE President Tours Greenheck

5/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Two Legionnaires’ cases reported at Chicago hospital

Mercy has begun flushing its water system, and will alter or replace water fixtures and place filters on sinks

5/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Levels of power reliability can meet varying facility needs

Strategy creates standardization and collaboration across the entire healthcare enterprise

5/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Case study

Care New England Health System evolves clinic engineering to a holistic strategy

System needed to revise its current policies and practices to align with the new standards

5/7/2019 11:00:00 AM

Sunlight, nature soothing in a healthcare setting

Hospital rooms designed with healing in mind result in a shorter hospital stay

5/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospitals are boosting hygiene practices to fight superbugs

One of the best ways to prevent ransomware attacks is to educate employees

5/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional Refreshes the Handwashing Experience with Innovative Foam Soap Line

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Relaxation Content from TeleHealth Services Helps Hospitals Relieve Patient Stress

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Trex Commercial Products Adds Customizable Features to Popular Railing Systems

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

AntWorks Unveils Industry’s First Fullstack Integrated Automation Platform

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dude Solutions Closes Asset Purchase Agreement with New Energy Technology (NET)

5/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Legionnaires' disease found in facilities adjacent to California prison hospital

Tests found the bacteria in the water supply at a prison medical facility in Stockton and at two neighboring youth correctional facilities

5/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Flu season longest in 10 years

The U.S. has experienced 21 consecutive weeks of elevated flu activity

5/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Hospital safety evolves after historical St. Anthony fire

The fire killed 77 people and lasted just under two hours

5/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Baton Rouge nurse's death prompts demands for workplace safety

Advocates said the death indicates a persistent threat of workplace violence to medical workers

5/6/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Research says non-sporicidal wipes effective against Candida Auris

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of sporicidal disinfectants

5/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

N.Y. facility's technology designed to decrease patient stress

Design team looked for ways to create a calming experience

5/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects, Perkins+Will’s Denmark Practice, Names Sanne Wall-Gremstrup New Managing Director

5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Investors Maintain Strong Appetite for New Outpatient Healthcare Property

5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Waller Adds Two Veteran Health Care Attorneys

5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases Explosion Proof Surface Mount LED Light, 10W CID1, 12-24V DC

5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bath Tissue Dispenser and Reduced Labor Costs

5/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

VA doesn’t plan to increase security after suicides

It's a balance between providing a safe and accessible environment

5/3/2019 3:00:00 PM

Hospital housekeeper, 4-year-old patient become 'best friends'

Watson cleaned the boy's room every day during his stays and their friendship grew.

5/3/2019 2:00:00 PM

Seismic safety rules expensive for Sonoma County hospitals

Requirements could cost hospitals across the state more than $100 billion

5/3/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Two reasons why ambulatory care facilities struggle with infection control standards

The Joint Commission highlights problematic standards for office-based surgery practices

5/3/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Can we build better airborne isolation rooms?

Measles outbreaks bring question to forefront

5/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Food Service

Food service veteran expects continued heavy chef presence in hospitals

James McGrody, UNC Rex Healthcare, discusses industry and career

5/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

JLL completes sale of Indianapolis-based Methodist Professional Center II to Healthcare Realty Trust

5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

UMF Corporation Develops C-PULL with Micrillon® to Help Reduce Infections

5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Larson Electronics Releases 440V Delta 3PH Isolation Transformer, 112.5 kVA, 110V Delta Secondary

5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Medical Device Lifts Patients with Push of Button

5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

BV Investment Partners Announces Investment in Franco Signor

5/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Blog/ Focus: Technology

Boston Children’s Hospital using Alexa to help parents and caregivers

Amazon asked healthcare facilities to test Alexa’s new HIPAA-compliant technology

5/2/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaning robots could curb spread of 'superbug fungus' in Pa, hospital

Chambersburg Hospital has used UV robots since 2017 in the final step of the cleaning process

5/2/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare design today focusing on patient experience

Facilities are trying to attract healthy patients as well as the sick

5/2/2019 11:00:00 AM

Understand facility needs before implementing best practices

Views on 'best practices' may have to be rethought

5/2/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Location-based technologies: A complete infection control solution

With RTLS solutions, healthcare organizations can track hand hygiene compliance and noncompliance events

5/2/2019 8:00:00 AM

EV Connect Launches Certification Program for Electric Vehicle Charging Station Manufacturers

5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Parking Structure Outfitted with Banker Wire’s Architectural Wire Mesh

5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Hand Dryer Updates Deliver Energy-Efficient, Eco-Friendly Solutions

5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Intermountain Healthcare Strikes Deal with Medpricer on Purchased Services Software

5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Data Activation Company, Innovaccer, Launches Its Pediatric Care Management Solution

5/2/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Calif. investigating Legionnaires' outbreak at prison hospital

One inmate has died and a second inmate tested positive for the bacteria

5/1/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study: Hospital workers can unknowingly spread the flu

Infection control measures in hospitals may be inadequate

5/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Repeated wearing of clothes increases bacteria for healthcare workers

Level jumps fourfold when clothes are worn more than one shift

5/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cleaning sprinkler heads

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for cleaning sprinkler heads

5/1/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Choosing IoT tools for green buildings

Facility managers can create smart buildings with a careful eye on product selection

5/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

New Pitbull Grizzly Screen an Economical Option for Small- to Mid-Sized Contractors

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle East’s Sustainability Pioneer, Bee’ah, Selects Johnson Controls and Microsoft for its Office of the Future

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

LATICRETE Wins 2019 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Award

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Public-Private Partners Develop Four New VA Clinics

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Robotic Germ Zapper Helps Bring Down Infectious Diseases

5/1/2019 12:00:00 AM


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