June 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



WHO: Containing Congo Ebola outbreak may take two years


Of the 1,931 confirmed Ebola patients, 1,357 have died

6/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Key aspects to updating your security infrastructure


Start by discussing plans for growth and development

6/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities must adapt to changing cybersecurity threats


Patients’ role in cybersecurity expected to grow

6/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Whiteboards could help cut C-section rates


Communication may be the key

6/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Healthcare architecture market exhibits 4.1% CAGR, increasing medical tourism to fuel demand


The number of healthcare architecture establishments are also expected to increase during the forecast period 2018-2025 owing to the high demand for design consultant for healthcare facilities

6/14/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries


Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

6/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

VuWall Partners With TBC Consoles to Offer Control Room Kit for Simplified Control Room Deployments


6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarzana Medical Atrium Celebrates Topping-Off with Beam Signing Ceremony


6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Meridian Announces New Major Tenant at Cotton Medical Center in Pasadena, Calif.


6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medicare Home Health Flexibility Act Introduced in House and Senate


6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq and Amitec to Sponsor Ignite Conference


6/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

N.J. seeks new infection protections for healthcare facilities


Viral outbreak at a Wanaque pediatric facility contributed to 11 deaths and some three dozen illnesses

6/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Three UK hospital patients dead from listeria linked to pre-packaged sandwiches


Health agencies and local authorities are investigating the source of the infection

6/13/2019 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

6/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Improving EVS management and technology can improve workflow


Productivity can suffer if staff are not identifying solutions on how to accomplish their tasks

6/13/2019 11:00:00 AM

Man hires attorney after contracting lice from gurney at Detroit hospital


Hospital employees discovered that someone had stuffed wet clothes covered in bugs - possibly lice - under the gurney he was given as a mattress

6/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Vanderbilt University upgrades HVAC systems


Through Vanderbilt University’s HVAC system upgrades, officials offer strategies and tactics for delivering success

6/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Fellow Health Partners Capitalizes on Growing Discontent as Technology Gap Grows among Patients, Providers, Billers and Insurance Companies


6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

SIGNET Electronic Systems, Inc. Selected by Interfaith as 2019 Community Partner of the Year


6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces 2019 Summer Forum 'Bridging EDI to API: Working for Today, Preparing for Tomorrow'


6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brokk Introduces the MMB326 Hydraulic Drifter Rock Drill to Improve Productivity and Safety in Cramped Jobsites


6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

EarlySense Wins 2019 MedTech Breakthrough Award


6/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Canadian nurses union wants more security guards in hospitals


There have been more than 2,000 incidents last year

6/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Louisiana bans freestanding ERs


Law created to try to protect rural hospitals

6/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

Mayo Clinic food service co-worker stabs co-worker in cafeteria


The employee cafeteria closed during investigation

6/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Smoke detectors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for smoke detectors

6/12/2019 10:00:00 AM

Preparing healthcare facilities for a disaster


Hospitals must maintain continuity of patient care

6/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

How to keep a facility running during expansion and / or renovation


By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make these hard jobs a little easier

6/12/2019 8:00:00 AM

AAAHC Launches 1095 Learn to Drive Ongoing Education


6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

IDEC Expands HMI line with new 15” Model


6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

NIST recommends ONVIF video export spec as new standard for FBI


6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ambius releases 2019 Biophilic Design Trends Report


6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

HLAC to Promote Both Accreditation


6/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Protecting patients' sleep in healthcare facilities


Some physicians have suggested giving patients ear plugs and an eye mask

6/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

CVS will expand in-store healthcare services


The retailer will launch a fleet of 1,500 HealthHUBs by the end of 2021

6/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Bright future seen for Millennials leading healthcare facilities


When presented with a system that improves productivity while reducing waste, Millennials will embrace it more times than not

6/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

NY healthcare facilities may serve vegan alternatives


Bill would require hospitals and nursing homes to offer vegan options at every meal and snack to patients who request them

6/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

USP <800> and how it can affect your facility


It will be the first standard to not only change the handling of pharmaceuticals for human medical facilities, but animal hospitals as well

6/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

Top healthcare facility renovation pain points


The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

6/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls brings industry-leading fire protection solutions to 2019 NFPA Expo


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patterson Launches Gearless, Maintenance-Free Industrial Ceiling Fan: V-Series


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to be Exhibitor and Gold Sponsor at DDDP Conference


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Eitan Group Opens New Office in Southern California, Embraces Burgeoning Local MedTech Community


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarzana Medical Atrium Celebrates Topping-Off with Beam Signing Ceremony


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola outbreak reaches 2,000 cases


The number of confirmed cases reached 2,000 three times as quickly as it took to reach 1,000

6/10/2019 3:00:00 PM

Three more Legionnaires’ cases reported at Mount Carmel Grove City Hospital


One person who contracted Legionnaires’ has died

6/10/2019 2:00:00 PM

Energy Star changes for 2019


There are several updates to the Energy Star scoring and certification system

6/10/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Acoustics concerns making more noise in healthcare facilities


In addition to helping patients heal, hospitals are also motivated to reduce noise levels as it impacts funding and is part of the building code

6/10/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Parking a crucial part of patient experience


Healthcare administrators can be challenged when it comes to providing their customers and employees with adequate, efficient parking, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/10/2019 8:00:00 AM

Triax Technologies Launches Access Control, Takes Jobsite Visibility, Safety, Control to Next Level


6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mats Inc. Expands Acclaimed wineo PURline Offering with wineo PURline Fusion


6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Launches Premium+ PDU with RackLink Power Distribution Solution


6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Foundry Engineers Custom Castings and Machined Parts for Manufacturers Worldwide


6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Intellicentrics Announces 2019 5 Rings Award Winners Award Honors Best-in-Class Hospitals


6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Areas outside nursing home resident rooms key to infection control


Residents have frequent contact with staff and the environment outside of their rooms

6/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Technology is evolving in healthcare facilities


New demands, practices, and yes, technology, are reshaping healthcare facilities

6/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

New Orlando rehab center has hotel feel


The facility has a lot of angles and curves and relied on evidence-based design practices

6/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Fresh Food Farmacy receives Healthy Living Award


The Fresh Food Farmacy provides fresh, healthy food to patients

6/7/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Germicidal technologies can reduce hospital airborne pathogens


UV-C energy can fortify hospital defenses against infectious diseases by reducing their concentrations without increasing their resistance to medicines

6/7/2019 9:15:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

How to keep a facility running during expansion and / or renovation


By mixing creative choreography with ground rules, goals and expectations, owners and construction firms can make these hard jobs a little easier

6/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

Broadview Holding Completes Acquisition of Formica Group


6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

CloroxPro Announces Champions of Clean Contest Winners


6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Zingbox Announces the Availability of IoT Command Center Solution


6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Garland Industries Acquires Merchant & Evans, Expands Building Materials Portfolio


6/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Ohio healthcare facility reports patient death in Legionnaires’ outbreak


The first patient was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ the day after the hospital opened

6/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

What you need to know about new standards for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals


The final rule goes into effect Aug. 21, 2019

6/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

Strategies to improve facility collaboration


Facility managers should respond to the trend toward collaboration

6/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Hospital salaries: From environmental services to the CEO


There are 73,250 janitors and cleaners employed in hospitals

6/6/2019 11:00:00 AM

Doctors sick of fast food restaurants inside healthcare facilities


McDonald’s restaurant inside its major Macon, Ga., hospital is closing after a complaint by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

6/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

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

6/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

SC Johnson Professional: A New Name in the Healthcare Market


6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

HDR, FBT Architects Selected to Design UNMH Modern Medical Facility


6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Diversey North America Officially Opens New Daniel C. Helwig Customer Experience Center


6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Spellman Brady Designs Rustic Chic Interior for Senior Living Community


6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Launches 1095 Learn to Drive Ongoing Education


6/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Healthcare facilities dealing with record flooding in Midwest


More than a dozen states hit with severe weather

6/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

New paint and coating technology has long-term benefits


Meeting facility sustainability needs means staying abreast of changes in products and applications

6/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Facility Design

How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being


Exposure to daylight as well as acoustical and thermal comfort are key

6/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Aerosol can storage


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for aerosol can storage

6/5/2019 10:00:00 AM

Man hurt in shooting on Arkansas children’s hospital campus


Authorities call shooting at Arkansas Children’s Hospital a random incident

6/5/2019 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

6/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

Dräger Awarded Pediatric Supplier of the Year from Vizient for the Second Time


6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls introduces new audit trails and feature enhancements in EntraPass v8.10


6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hy-Brid Lifts Appoints Southeast Territory Manager


6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Quality Review Shares Expert Tips to Prevent Top Deficiencies


6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Laurel Brook Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Celebrates 10th Anniversary of its Korean Community Wing


6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Michigan investigates Legionnaires' at four hospitals


Patient at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor confirmed with Legionnaires' disease

6/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Cancer patient's room infested with bed bugs at Detroit Hospital


Hospital said the bugs were from someone's infested clothing left behind

6/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Environmental Services

Outsourcing EVS for rural hospitals


Cost, staffing, process integration, compliance, reporting… all were concerns as they explored outsourcing options

6/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Environmental disinfection tips for Candida auris infection prevention and control


Preventing C. auris transmission requires diligent adherence to infection control recommendations, including placing patients colonized or infected with C. auris in single rooms on Standard and Contact Precautions

6/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

NYU student goes from janitor to nursing school grad


Baez's goal is to become a critical care nurse in the intensive care unit

6/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

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

6/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST Acquires its Largest Franchisee


6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Accruent Enhances Connectiv Healthcare Technology Management Platform


6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Touchplan Used by Thirty Percent of the 2019 ENR Top 100


6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Incentivefox Announces Strategic Partner Program and Strengthens Foothold in Home Services Industry


6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Littelfuse Announces Global Survey Results on Electrical Safety Awareness


6/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Study finds solutions for limiting exposure to Candida auris


Procedures used in an animal facility can potentially be applied to healthcare facilities

6/3/2019 3:00:00 PM

Internet of Medical Things transforming healthcare


A strong network needs proper prevention and detection measures for security threats

6/3/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog

Understand what radar cannot see, and make better decisions


Cutting-edge radars reinforce trust — if you understand the basic mechanics of the tool

6/3/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job


Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

6/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Nursing homes particularly vulnerable to hurricanes


Many nursing homes are located in southeastern or Gulf Coast states

6/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

How to free up capital for hospital renovations


Unload medical office buildings, other real estate

6/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Chronic Kidney Disease Management Program


6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

THREE GLAZING MYTHS DEBUNKED Dispelling Common Concerns about Specifying Glass Railing


6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Provider Orion Hosts Q4'19 and Full Year 2019 Call


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

6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

Spring Grove Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center Launches Chronic Kidney Disease Management Program


6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM

VIASENSOR Gas Analyzers for Medical and Dental Facilities from QED Environmental Systems


6/3/2019 12:00:00 AM



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