June 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Ebola death toll in Congo surpasses 1,500


A total of 2,239 Ebola cases were reported since the outbreak began

6/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Power over Ethernet (PoE) synchronized wall clocks: A timely choice in new construction and renovation healthcare projects


For facilities rich in Ethernet infrastructure, achieving a perfectly synchronized clock system could not get any easier than simply plugging in a CAT5/6 cable.

6/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

NHS hospital cleaners will also be feeding patients


NHS staff will switch from one task to another while wearing the same clothes

6/28/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovation

How to handle a major HVAC upgrade


Following plan can help ensure upgrade isn't disruptive to regular operations

6/28/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Florida hospital designed for resiliency


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

6/28/2019 8:00:00 AM

AHE Presents 2019 Heart of Health Care Award


6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Medline Announces First Infection Control Product EPA-registered to Kill Emerging Pathogen


6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Opens New Office in Boston


6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Urgent Care Association Opens Enrollment for Gateway2Better Network


6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

exacqVision v19.06 offers automatic video transfer saving time for administrators, and introduces C•CURE 9000 integration


6/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola efforts in Congo running short of money


Some fear situation will turn into a regional catastrophe

6/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

Florida hospital system adds metal detectors, visitor badges


BayCare Health has increased security measures at most of its facilities

6/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

How to validate a cleanroom cleaning regime


How you validate is just as important as how you clean

6/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Threats to kill, rape, 'hunt down' common in Western Australia emergency rooms


Extreme threats, violence lead to a Violence Summit with Health Minister

6/27/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Unsanitary conditions at Calif VA Center linked to rise in infections


Office of Inspector General report faults lack of environmental servicestraining

6/27/2019 9:00:00 AM

Infrared imaging comes of age


Technology and application advances put more power in the hands of managers and technicians

6/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

Atlanta-Based Construction Resources LLC Announces the Acquisition of United Materials Inc.


6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls celebrates the one-year anniversary of Autocall brand


6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Custom Equipment Announces Partnership with GPS Education Partners


6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric, A Siemens Business, to Attend ASHE Annual Conference


6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Isolation Control Damper from Greenheck


6/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

U.S. Candida auris cases near 700


The case count jumped by 71 in the span of one month

6/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

Jury may never see video of patient begging for help


Family may have needed nurses’ permission to record them inside patient room

6/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Key steps to a smart building


Internet of things devices are intended to serve as components that can be linked together to form a truly smart building

6/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Four-inch rule


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for four-inch rule

6/26/2019 10:00:00 AM

Report says hospital calls about ‘unwanted’ people leads to criminalizing mental illness


More than 100 people arrested for trespassing at five Portland hospitals and the metro area’s psychiatric emergency department from the summer of 2017 through the summer of 2018

6/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Finding the next generation of cleaning managers


How do you know if people in your organization with leadership potential are developing?

6/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Carisk Selects Uber Health to Provide Reliable, Cost-Effective Transportation Solution in Workers’ Compensation


6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Talbert Cuts Ribbon on Expanded North Carolina Facility


6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Johnson Controls releases advanced gunshot detection and early warning system


6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Offers Public Comments on Trusted Exchange Framework and Common Agreement Draft 2


6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Barco Uniforms Maintains Global Success with ABC’s “Grey Anatomy” Partnership


6/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Dealing with the problem of dirty sinks


How clean can your washed hands really be if the sink is contaminated?

6/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

Ohio hospital links hot water system to Legionnaires' outbreak


Testing showed significant legionella bacteria in the hot water system

6/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Australian hospital may be vulnerable in disaster


Outdated policies and unclear roles cited

6/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Environmental Services

Heroes of Infection Prevention Award winners announced


Award honors infection preventionists who have helped to reduce infection, raise awareness, and improve the health and well-being of patients, healthcare workers, and the public

6/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

Guards at Chinese psychiatric hospital fired after escape of four patients


Group got through main exit by posing as visitors taking their relatives out for a break

6/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

IDEC Introduces Safety Interlock Switch


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASCE Seeking Comments on Updated Professional Standard


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Jubilant Pharma Announces Formation of a New Business Focused on Improving Lives Through Nuclear Medicine


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Universal Expands Line of PW and PWX Series EVERLINE LED Drivers with Compact Case Size for Wireless Programmability of Downlight Luminaires


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Stafford (Avamere) Earns Perfect Score for Quality Care and Safety


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Global 3D Print Materials Market for Healthcare Industry Set for Quantum Change and 20.3% CAGR Growth from 2018 to 2025


6/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Eight NHS hospitals hit by listeria outbreaks


Healthcare facility catering may be brought in-house

6/24/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare revenue cycle management outsourcing market 2026 to scale higher


Increase linked with implementation of machine learning

6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Santa Rosa hospital solar project can power more than 200 homes a year


The 4,627 solar modules covering approximately 565 parking spaces will support 40 percent of the main hospital’s electricity

6/24/2019 12:00:00 PM

Arizona moves to revoke license after maggots found on Hacienda HealthCare resident


Hacienda is the same facility where an incapacitated female resident last year was raped and later gave birth to a baby

6/24/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

The effective date for USP <800> implementation is Dec. 1, 2019


How to prepare your facility and protect your employees and patients

6/24/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Environmental Services

Healthcare facility environmental services managers share top concerns


Role of the environmental services department in patient care often underestimated

6/24/2019 8:00:00 AM

Team Modul Receives Alabama Modular Installer Certification


6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

5 HVACR Industry Topics to Put on Your Radar


6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Once Again Solves Integrators' Critical AV System Installation Challenges


6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

New H-STEM complex at Michigan Tech To Have Educational and Economic Impact


6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Pure Air Control Services Opens Northeast Office


6/24/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hospital faucets can harbor slime and biofilm


Water splashing out of a sink can spread contaminants

6/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Ohio hospital didn’t disinfect water lines linked to Legionnaires’


Officials said they think the bacteria are linked to inadequate disinfection prior to the facility’s opening

6/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Hospitals constantly look for ways to cut energy use


U.S. hospitals spend about $8.3 billion a year on energy

6/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Tech can help healthcare facilities guard against disaster


Keeping health IT systems up and running is critical

6/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Flint hospital ordered to reduce Legionnaires' risks


Hospital says the order is part of an effort to shift blame

6/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Robocalls can disrupt hospital communication systems


A study found that EMS practiced hand hygiene before patient contact in just 7% of assessments

6/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

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


6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

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


6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

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


6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tarzana Medical Atrium Celebrates Topping-Off with Beam Signing Ceremony


6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

CloroxPro Announces Champions of Clean Contest Winners


6/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

WHO repeats: Ebola outbreak not yet a global emergency.


It’s the third time agency has decided against emergency designation

6/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

How to mitigate the spread of pathogens in sterile medical areas


Pathogens are most likely to proliferate in areas where moisture can accumulate and in any type of indentation, nook, cranny, divot, crack and puncture

6/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

Smart toilets can help identify health problems


One toilet seat contains devices that measure blood oxygenation levels, heart rate, and blood pressure

6/20/2019 12:00:00 PM

Infection control efforts start with EMS personnel


A study found that EMS practiced hand hygiene before patient contact in just 7 percent of assessments

6/20/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

Community and staff input informs new North Dakota hospital


The project has included an education and design workshop process

6/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Facility Design

The intersection of design and healthcare


Besides aesthetics, hospitals are seeking architectural updates that improve safety, environmental friendliness and patient/staff satisfaction

6/20/2019 8:00:00 AM

Ohio tornadoes lead to record patient volumes at ERs


Both of the major hospital networks set up command centers

6/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Patient care’s next frontier: The Internet of Things


IoT devices allow users, like healthcare facility managers, to collect critical data, analyze said data and then react to it based on real-time information

6/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Avoiding flooring hazards and complying with OSHA


Identifying and addressing a host of potential hazards, including flooring, that can bring OSHA inspectors into facilities

6/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Suite doors


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for suite doors

6/19/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Prefabrication is changing healthcare construction and design


Prefabrication improves efficiency because it helps accelerate schedules and wastes less material

6/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Renovations

Patient satisfaction, market needs drive healthcare renovation trends


At the end of 2017, more than 15,000 healthcare construction projects were underway in the United States

6/19/2019 8:00:00 AM

Dancker Launches New Business Unit


6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Maven Wave Helps Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center Uncover Clinical Insights from Healthcare Data


6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Lever Latch from Southco Features Visual Access Indicator


6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hygiena announces new EnSURE Touch Monitoring System


6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

International Speakers Announced for Legionella Conference 2019


6/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola cases reported in Uganda


Cases are first outside outbreak in Congo

6/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Pennsylvania hospital gives up stun guns after wrongly using one on patient


Taser used to subdue a patient who was on suicide watch and became threatening and aggressive

6/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

The future of telehealth and what it means for facilities management


Telehealth is putting a 21st century spin on the old-fashioned house call

6/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Clinics trying to improve the experience to encourage mammograms


Some facilities are offering chair massages and goody bags

6/18/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Facility Design

Growing number of projects adopting IPD methods


IPD has already resulted in time and money saved, errors avoided, and profits made, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog

Are your vendors putting the PHI of your patients at risk?


Outsourcing can be a cost-effective move, but failure to properly assess and manage risks related to protected health information (PHI) can create legal and reputational issues for the organization

6/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

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


6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

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


6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Launches Premium+ PDU with RackLink Power Distribution Solution


6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Sloan Foundry Engineers Custom Castings and Machined Parts for Manufacturers Worldwide


6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

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


6/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Twice-daily disinfection recommended for healthcare facility tablets


Tablets are often colonized with important human pathogens

6/17/2019 3:00:00 PM

VA healthcare facilities to go smoke-free


The ban extends to patients, visitors, volunteers, contractors and vendors

6/17/2019 2:00:00 PM

Nurse attacked with stun gun at S.C. hospital


Weapon was taken from security guard

6/17/2019 12:00:00 PM

Large bee hive removed from Florida hospital parking lot


Beekeeper estimates around 8,000 bees were removed

6/17/2019 11:00:00 AM

Problems with water pump postpones surgeries at Mayo University Hospital


The water pump in the sterilization facility

6/17/2019 9:00:00 AM

Healthcare data interoperability market to reach $3 billion by 2025


Increasing technological advancements in healthcare data interoperability software will positively influence industry growth in coming years

6/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces Steel Guard Heavy Duty Guard Rail


6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

oneSOURCE Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Upcoming New Homepage Design and Future Database Expansion


6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Capstone Headwaters Advises Andover Healthcare on its Acquisition by Milliken & Co.


6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hitachi Solutions America Named to Four Microsoft 2019 Partner of the Year Awards


6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Now Offers Premier Control Room Furniture Solutions from LundHalsey


6/17/2019 12:00:00 AM

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

Tarzana Medical Atrium Celebrates Topping-Off with Beam Signing Ceremony


6/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq to be Exhibitor and Gold Sponsor at DDDP Conference


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

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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