March 2019 Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Hospital cockroaches may be mechanical vectors for MRSA


Cockroaches can transmit human pathogens in healthcare facilities

3/29/2019 3:00:00 PM

Customer service strategies can still translate to FM success


Here's what facility managers need to know to stay current

3/29/2019 2:00:00 PM

N.C. residents oppose construction of ‘essential’ hospital water system


Hospital wants station to ensure it can provide water during future disasters

3/29/2019 12:00:00 PM

Acute care facility cuts infection rates with disposable microfiber mops


A good information security plan can be affordable

3/29/2019 11:00:00 AM

Infographic describes dangers of handling cleaning chemicals


A good information security plan can be affordable

3/29/2019 9:00:00 AM

Studies explore work habits of environmental services professionals


Research also addresses perceptions of the profession

3/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Medpricer Transforms Strategic Contracting with Launch of mSource Predictive Plan


3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASCO 7000 SERIES Automatic Transfer Switches Available in Four Transition Modes


3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Opto 22’s groov EPIC Learning Center Delivers Hands-On Training


3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

HFAP Named Approved Accrediting Organization for New York State Hospital Stroke Centers


3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Skedulo Raises $28 Million in Series B Funding Round Led by M12


3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM

Quat binding can hinder healthcare facilities' infection control measure


Quat binding occurs when quaternary ammonium compounds make contact with materials, such as cotton, that inactivate or impair the germ-killing performance

3/28/2019 3:00:00 PM

Creating a winning alternative equipment maintenance (AEM) strategy


Alternative Equipment Maintenance programs instituted as part of an Evidence-Based Maintenance umbrellas can ensure that the right maintenance is done, correctly, and at the lowest possible cost.

3/28/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Winning stakeholder support for hospital security programs


If people aren’t familiar with a security department's value, ideas may not gain traction

3/28/2019 12:00:00 PM

ASHE Hospital Construction Survey finds regulations create unnecessary burden


Questions about compliance issues were asked for the first time in this year’s survey

3/28/2019 11:00:00 AM

Blog

Hospital flooring options for 2019


Flooring is a crucial part of creating a quality care setting

3/28/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Cybersecurity still possible on a tight budget


A good information security plan can be affordable

3/28/2019 8:00:00 AM

WorkJam Study Finds More Than Half of Hourly Employees are Prevented from Maximizing Their Full Potential


3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bacteria Bide Their Time When Antibiotics Attack


3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

ACHA Board Certification Recognized by the American Society for Health Care Engineering


3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

ONVIF to Discuss Role of Access Control in Smart Building Environment at ISC West 2019


3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

High-Pressure Valves Target Safe Plumbing Pressures


3/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Preventing janitor-induced cross contamination


3/27/2019 3:00:00 PM

CDC: Congo's Ebola outbreak could last a year


The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras

3/27/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

Developing a maintenance plan for your facility’s carpet, LVT, VCT and ceramic floors


3/27/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: False-alarm fire drills


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for false-alarm fire drills

3/27/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: Security and Technology

Cybersecurity responsibility shared by entire healthcare supply chain


Increased use of connected medical devices and software and wireless technology have made health systems more vulnerable

3/27/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Strategies for matching filters to applications to improve indoor health


3/27/2019 8:00:00 AM

exacqVision v19.03 Enhances Map Linking and On-Screen Camera Displays for Business-Optimizing Results


3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. to Expand Facility in Jackson, TN


3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Reveals Top 10 Finalists in its Annual Nationwide Custodian of the Year Contest


3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Pig to Showcase World’s First Adhesive-backed Mat at NFMT 2019


3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Russelectric to Attend ASHE International Summit on Health Facility Planning, Design and Construction


3/27/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Manitoba wants to give hospital security guards power to intervene


Safety officers could detain people during violent incidents

3/26/2019 3:00:00 PM

UC Davis Medical Center first hospital recognized by James Beard Foundation for sustainable food sourcing


Smart Catch leader designation recognizes sustainability in seafood procurement

3/26/2019 2:00:00 PM

Seismic-event-ready California hospital themed for natural elements


One-hundred-twenty viscous wall dampers are placed around the perimeter of the building’s floorplates to absorb vibration

3/26/2019 12:00:00 PM

More than 350 staffers sleep at S.D. in case of blizzard


The facility estimated that about once a year it has to prepare for a similar emergency situation

3/26/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Perimeter security technologies can help to detect, deter problems


NFPA 730 includes guidance on the ‘Concentric Circles of Protection’

3/26/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer


The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras

3/26/2019 8:00:00 AM

Go from Manual to Motorized Easily with QMotion Qbasic+ Upgradable Roller Shades


3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

AAAHC Celebrates 40 Years of Improving Healthcare Quality Through Accreditation


3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

ENERGY STAR Products Reduce Energy Consumption in Canada’s Healthcare Facilities


3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Redesigned Fan/Heat Pump Motor Offers Enhanced Efficiency


3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

ASCO Broadens Public Awareness of Optometry with New ‘Optometry Gives Me Life’ Campaign


3/26/2019 12:00:00 AM

Disinfectants may be helping create superbugs


Research has led to calls for the products - Chlorhexidine and Mupirocin - to be more strictly regulated

3/25/2019 3:00:00 PM

Planning for an active shooter in physician offices


Offices need to plan for an active shooter the same way they’d prepare for any other potential emergency

3/25/2019 2:00:00 PM

Minimizing risk in hospitals with best flooring practices


Proper flooring can play a key role in helping minimize various types of risks

3/25/2019 12:00:00 PM

Kaiser Permanente expands contract landscaping service


The company announced that it will eliminate approximately 60 full-time gardening jobs at several facilities across Northern California

3/25/2019 11:00:00 AM

WHO says Ebola area contained in Congo


Country still needs long-term support

3/25/2019 9:00:00 AM

Designing lighting systems and controls


Daylighting, codes and standards and other factors must be considered

3/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

Eleventh Architect of the Capitol Joins MOCA Board


3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

HGA Names Chief Operating Officer


3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aluminum Flashing Can Minimize Risk of Rot and Mold


3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Labor Shortages Causing Contractor Delays: Report


3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence-Powered Leak Detection and Water Conservation System Launches in the U.S.


3/25/2019 12:00:00 AM

A year after egg-freezing disasters no changes in government regulation seen


There is no single government agency empowered to address mistakes or malfunctions

3/22/2019 3:00:00 PM

Study looks at subsidies for infection control


Researchers found that a dollar-for-dollar matching subsidy was the most effective

3/22/2019 2:00:00 PM

Legionella bacteria at Brooklyn hospital shuts off showers for 4 months


The bacteria was found in certain inpatient units during routine water safety testing

3/22/2019 12:00:00 PM

Cleveland Clinic is working toward 100 percent landfill diversion


The main campus is maintaining more than a 40 percent landfill diversion rate for seven months out of the year

3/22/2019 11:00:00 AM

Miami Beach hospital designed for coastal weather events


The Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Fla., is designed to embrace flexibility and resiliency, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Louisiana's 170-year-old mental hospital 'deteriorating'


The Louisiana Department of Health has asked for $348 million over five years to build a 750-bed replacement

3/22/2019 8:00:00 AM

Flirtey and City of Reno Receive FAA approval for Drone Delivery Beyond Visual Line of Sight


3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

JLL Capital Markets Completes Sale of Hospital in Northeast Houston


3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ware Malcomb Announces Promotions Amid Growth In Healthcare and Architecture Practices


3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Brick Trends Shine with Metallic Glazes and Lighter Colors


3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

AlertSec Launches AlertSec Ensure Compliance Platform


3/22/2019 12:00:00 AM

Female veterans meeting harassment at V.A.


Some facilities changing policies, layouts to welcome female vets

3/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Behavioral health facility design sends a message


The design of a psychiatric unit is about more than safety

3/21/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog

New York-Presbyterian Tower project comes with unique logistical challenges


Adaptability and transparency were what made project a real achievement

3/21/2019 12:00:00 PM

Beleaguered Glasgow hospital needs more staff to meet hygiene standards


Some areas could not be cleaned properly because they are awaiting repair work

3/21/2019 11:00:00 AM

Mayo clinic cafe gets rave reviews


Fans include staff, patients and area residents

3/21/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Understanding new leak-detection technology options


Facility managers should also be familiar with the benefits of deploying water-leak detection technology

3/21/2019 8:00:00 AM

Wattstopper FDP-300 Series DALI Digital Sensors Now Available


3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Adsil introduces new matte finish


3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ecolab launched the Ecolab Smart Water Navigator to help businesses improve water management


3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Eaton 5P lithium-ion UPS enhances business continuity for distributed IT and edge computing environments


3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

San Francisco-Based Pfau Long Architecture Joins Perkins+Will, Reinforcing Both Firms’ Commitment to Bay Area Community


3/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

Helicopters blew pigeon droppings into wards at Glasgow hospital


Droppings were also found in the ventilation system connected to wards

3/20/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Health system backs bill to fight hospital violence


The CEO of Scripps Health voiced support for a California proposal

3/20/2019 2:00:00 PM

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital follow-up inspection finds infection control issues


Federal inspectors find unresolved problems

3/20/2019 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

3/20/2019 10:00:00 AM

Hospital dementia wing adds pub


'Pub' at Swansea’s Cefn Coed Hospital in Wales serves non-alcoholic beer

3/20/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

IoT in healthcare can lead to drastic increase in productivity


Most healthcare tech devices come with some form of connectivity

3/20/2019 8:00:00 AM

YORK Solution Endura Offers Exclusive Zero-Penetration Membrane Roof


3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Seeq Accelerates Worldwide Expansion with International Offices and Partners


3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

McCarthy Completes Children's Hospital Outpatient Center at Erlanger


3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

HMN Architects Welcomes New President


3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture’s Fordsville, KY, Facility Receives Governor’s Safety and Health Award


3/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Robot with video link used to tell patient he’s dying


Doctor in California told a patient he had only days left

3/19/2019 3:00:00 PM

Laundry operations need to balance caregiving, cleanliness, costs


Choosing equipment depends on a variety of factors

3/19/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Healthcare workers face violence 'epidemic'


Hospitals have to strike a balance between security concerns and accessible facilities

3/19/2019 12:00:00 PM

Probe finds cleanliness issues at Glasgow hospital hit with bird issues


Inspectors find gurneys contaminated with blood, and dust on ventilation panels

3/19/2019 11:00:00 AM

Design trends for senior living facilities


Design can help create vibrant social spaces with ample activity opportunities

3/19/2019 9:00:00 AM

Designing for seismic resilience


Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer, Alaska, was built to meet Seismic Design Category D requirements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/19/2019 8:00:00 AM

Lorin Dispels Coil Anodized Aluminum Myths in New Video


3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Waxie Sanitary Supply Northern California introduces Able Services San Francisco to a transformative disinfection solution by EvaClean


3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

New Satori Digitally Printed Glass Products from Cardinal


3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

UPMC Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Vision and Rehabilitation Tower


3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

IICRC to Host First Ever Leadership Workshop


3/19/2019 12:00:00 AM

Congo Ebola total more than 900


Seven new cases were recently recorded and 223 suspected cases are still under investigation

3/18/2019 3:00:00 PM

Staffing up during a crisis


In an emergency, online scheduling can help employee deployment and improve communication

3/18/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Oregon hospitals restrict access after two gun-related incidents


One incident involves a patient shooting himself

3/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Cape Cod healthcare facilities ready for storms


Hospitals have plan based on experience

3/18/2019 11:00:00 AM

New York hospital plans $2 billion renovation


The project will include residential apartments

3/18/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus:HVAC

Environmental health and safety versus demand control ventilation: Challenges and opportunities


New solutions offer ways to proactively prioritize laboratory safety and system performance

3/18/2019 8:00:00 AM

Array Architects Announces Vice President, Midwest Region


3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Consigli’s Nora Kelly Named an AGC BWiC 2019 Inspire Award Winner


3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Douglas Lighting Controls Expands Partnership with NexGen Lighting Solutions


3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Nation’s First Stem Cell Collection Center Operated By A Public Marrow Registry To Open In South Florida


3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

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


3/18/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

OSHA standard on preventing healthcare workplace violence gains support


Since being introduced in the House on Nov. 16, the bill has picked up an additional 16 co-sponsors for a total of 42

3/15/2019 3:00:00 PM

Colorado Springs emergency department designed to be model of efficiency


The emergency department had experienced a 50-percent increase in patient volume, requiring a larger ER

3/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Security

Are opioids and workplace violence linked in healthcare?


The expansion of the healthcare Internet of Things creating challenges

3/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

Clinic development trends led by specialty and multispecialty facilities


The increase in these outpatient care facilities is inspired by healthcare reform pressing the need for population health management, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/15/2019 11:00:00 AM

New technique detects whether a surface is truly clean


The automatic biological contamination detection method can be used in healthcare to ensure the cleanliness of facilities during norovirus outbreaks or flu season or that surgical tools are sterile before an operation.

3/15/2019 9:00:00 AM

Reassessing healthcare facilities


The expansion of the healthcare Internet of Things creating challenges

3/15/2019 8:00:00 AM

Philippi-Hagenbuch Innovates New Tailgate Style for Komatsu Rigid Frame Trucks


3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

The University of Miami Business School to Host Annual Health Care Industry Conference


3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aquajet Systems’ New Ergo Climber Delivers Hydrodemolition Power from Scaffolding Pipes


3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

ergoCentric to Offer Ergonomic Insight and Office Inspiration at 2019 National Home Show


3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Caterpillar to Demonstrate Support for Healthcare Facility Power Projects at ASHE PDC Summit


3/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security and Technology

Can smart buildings really be secure?


Because of the Internet of Things, smart buildings are on the rise

3/14/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Long Island hospitals training armed security officers


Many hospitals are increasing security by hiring armed officers and installing cameras

3/14/2019 2:00:00 PM

Multiplex transformed to medical facility


The new facility will retain the theater’s 12-foot-wide common hallways to create a patient-centric public corridor

3/14/2019 12:00:00 PM

Creating a healthcare facility emergency plan


Emergency departments must develop disaster preparedness plans that go beyond natural disasters and utility failures, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/14/2019 11:00:00 AM

What's the real cost of flooring?


It can depend on smart material selection, the appropriateness of the product for the space, and the product performing as expected

3/14/2019 8:00:00 AM

Professional Weather Graphics Tool Helps University Make Meteorology and Weather Analysis Classes Come Alive


3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Steel King Announces Durable, Engineered Drive-In Rack Systems


3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Middle Atlantic Racks Up Industry Awards at ISE 2019


3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Report: Strong Growth of Life Sciences Sector Favors Real Estate In Select Markets


3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Hydro Systems’ New White Paper Doses Insights on Hospitality and Healthcare Laundry Programs


3/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

Patient climbs into Ohio hospital ceiling and becomes trapped in wall


Man eventually kicked a hole in the drywall

3/13/2019 3:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities still struggle with infection control


Progress has stalled after infections dropped an average of about 17 percent per year from 2005 to 2013

3/13/2019 2:00:00 PM

A cluttered environment can affect patient experience


Cluttered equipment gives the impression of chaos, confusion and lack of cleanliness

3/13/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Battery-powered emergency lights


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for battery-powered emergency lights

3/13/2019 10:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Achieving a high-performance HVAC system


No building system has more impact on long-term facility operating costs than HVAC. Understand the true costs of HVAC, both initially and while in operation

3/13/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog / Focus: Technology

mHealth Market will register 38.0% CAGR Growth to cross $289.4 billion by 2025


Growing demand for healthcare information systems and launch of new mobile applications related to mHealth technologies are the factors driving the growth of global market

3/13/2019 8:00:00 AM

Rinnai Announces Partnership with Folds of Honor to Fund Trade School Scholarships


3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Energy-Efficient LED Lighting Manufacturer Orion to Participate at ROTH Capital Conference


3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Corporation Launches 2019 Design Collective™ Catalog


3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture Expands Quick Delivery Program


3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weil-McLain Offers Expanded Line of High Efficiency Gas Boilers for All Heating Applications


3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Healthcare design can support data security


Architects can help facilities overcome security challenges

3/12/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog / Focus: Technology

How IoT building management technology can provide resilience in the wake of a hurricane


Uninterrupted access to power can mean the difference between life and death

3/12/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

New NFPA Standard helps prepare for active shooters


The first standard for responding to an active shooter, NFPA 3000 includes requirements for high-risk facilities

3/12/2019 12:00:00 PM

Creating an healthcare facility emergency plan


Healthcare Design article includes some general steps to consider in this process

3/12/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

A hospital ransomware comes with lessons


In January of 2018, Hancock Health in Greenfield, Ind., was hit with a cyberattack from a criminal syndicate in Eastern Europe

3/12/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Study finds air quality can impact effectiveness of antibiotics


Bacteria that cause respiratory infections can be affected by air pollution

3/12/2019 8:00:00 AM

Sutter CPMC Van Ness Campus Hospital Designed by SmithGroup Opens


3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cobalt Robotics announces door integration solution


3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aspirus Wausau Hospital Named 100 Top Hospital


3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

The Innovations Group LLC Announces Completion Of New Medical Office and Surgery Center in Brentwood


3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Weil-McLain Offers Expanded Line of High Efficiency Gas Boilers for All Heating Applications


3/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

11 Wanaque facility deaths due to more than poor hygiene, report says


Doctor admitted that he was barely aware of the crisis

3/11/2019 3:00:00 PM

Doctor shot by patient at Florida VA hospital VA Medical Center


Employees say not all of the entrances at the hospital have metal detectors

3/11/2019 2:00:00 PM

Healthcare facilities in Puerto Rico move to solar power


The installation is part of a larger effort to strengthen Puerto Rico’s infrastructure

3/11/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Workplace violence bill would require hospitals to meet OSHA safety standards


The bill includes design standards, such as using glass partitions at certain nurse stations

3/11/2019 11:00:00 AM

Hospitals in Belize to be safer, green and more resilient


The upgrades include improvements to the ceilings so that they can withstand heavy rain, wind and hurricanes

3/11/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Survey suggests security cameras do make campuses safer


The majority of hospital, K-12 and higher ed campuses have security cameras

3/11/2019 8:00:00 AM

PolyU collaborates with RCA to Establish an AI-Powered Design Laboratory


3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas in Montgomery, Alabama Earns VPP Star Certification


3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

EXCEPTIONAL Metals Launches Updated Website


3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

WEDI Announces Keynote and Speaker Lineup for 2019 Spring Conference


3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners with Forman & Associates


3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ebola spreading in Congo via healthcare facilities


Investigators found that patients recently visited a health clinic for treatment for some other disease

3/8/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Technology

'Alexa' being admitted to patient rooms at L.A. hospital


Patients can use "Aiva" to interact with nurses and control their entertainment

3/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

LEED design should be followed by LEED operation


A building is only as sustainable as its day-to-day operation

3/8/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Community Health System to pay $4.5M for HIPAA breach


System agreed to the settlement following a 2014 data breach

3/8/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Ontario hospital implements infant security program


Each newborn wears a light-weight, self-adjusting ankle band linked to an electronic tracking system

3/8/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Hospitals use virtual reality tech to ease patient fears


VR tech is also being used to train staff

3/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Brokk Introduces B300, Next Generation Demolition Robot


3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Albright IP and Duku Develop Training Device for Barts Health NHS Trust


3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Haver & Boecker Offers Ty-Dura Screen Media for Harsh Materials


3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focal Point Celebrates 25th Anniversary


3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Vizient awards Novaplus contract for facial protection to O&M Halyard, Inc.


3/8/2019 12:00:00 AM

Boston hospital expansion to include disaster, flood protection


The design will consider every worst-case scenario

3/7/2019 3:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Security

Why the time is right to move your security platform to the cloud


The cloud is the next generation for security platforms as it offers an enhanced feature set while remaining relatively future proof

3/7/2019 2:00:00 PM

Study finds inaccuracy, inconvenience hinders electronic hand-hygiene monitoring


Studied system was based on radio frequency transmitters in patient areas

3/7/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Hospital security officers get creative to help patient with autism


Safety officers at Loyola University Medical Center are being praised for helping aggressive patient without using force

3/7/2019 11:00:00 AM

Understanding behavioral health design imperative


Many of the behavioral health design recommendations are best practices for any healthcare space, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/7/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Technology

Technology changing healthcare design process


Systems that help understand doctor and nurse workflows can simplify design choices

3/7/2019 8:00:00 AM

ONVIF to Speak on Smart Buildings, Interoperability at PSA TEC 2019


3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Digital Signage Expo Announces 2019 APEX Award Finalists


3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

JLL Signals Commitment to Healthcare Industry with Strategic Hire


3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Contec, Inc. Announces First-Ever Sponsorship in Support of the Industry that Helped Launch its Business


3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fast-Acting, Chloride-Free Ice Melt Is Also Certifiably Safe


3/7/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

South Los Angeles hospital prepared for gang member patients


When members of rival gangs are brought to the ER, MLKCH locks down the emergency room and creates two separate waiting rooms

3/6/2019 3:00:00 PM

NICU renovation was executed in phases


The design of the existing Allison Family NICU at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital made it impossible to renovate one complete side at a time, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

3/6/2019 2:00:00 PM

Listeriosis death prompts closure of hospital catering company


Caterer was ordered to suspend production while the source of Listeria is being investigated

3/6/2019 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Fire-Life Safety / Column

Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Locked electrical panels


Brad Keyes discusses regulations for locked electrical panels

3/6/2019 10:00:00 AM

Billings Clinic emergency department improvises to deal with unusually high patient numbers


Patient beds have been set up in a conference room and in hallways in the emergency department to handle the overflow

3/6/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

Air quality's role in infection prevention can be overlooked


Having the right tools to communicate the importance of temperature and humidity is important

3/6/2019 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare AI leader, Olive, expands in Columbus, adds 100 new jobs


3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

2019 HIPAA Guide from SecurityMetrics launches: Simplifies privacy and security rules


3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Market will Present Revenues Worth of US$ 2,745.3 Mn by 2025


3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Ocutrx Vision Technologies Unveils Groundbreaking Oculenz AR Cellular with Eye-Tracking Glasses Design


3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Custom Equipment Announces Next Generation of Hy-Brid Lifts


3/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

Records show Texas hospital elevators plagued with issues


A review of records found that people had been trapped in one elevator at least 13 times between March 2018 and January 2019

3/5/2019 3:00:00 PM

N.J. nursing home where 11 kids died still cannot admit new patients


New guidelines are needed to prevent the spread of infection

3/5/2019 2:00:00 PM

C. diff study tests different cleaning approach


Since the C. diff spores are so environmental hardy, cleaning and disinfecting is particularly challenging

3/5/2019 12:00:00 PM

CVS redesigning to make stores healthcare destinations


In November, the drugstore chain completed a $70 billion acquisition of Aetna

3/5/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

OSHA affirms workplace violence citation against Pa. health facility


OSHA found at least 51 workplace violence incidents involving patients and staff in one year

3/5/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

How to maintain security devices


Diligence is key to protecting equipment from damage and loss

3/5/2019 8:00:00 AM

Healthcare design firm develops SaaS platform, raises heads


3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

LIGHTFAIR International 2019 headliners explore future food systems and the super-economy of tomorrow


3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

VITAS Healthcare Celebrates Grand Opening of Hospice Inpatient Center at Rockledge


3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Illinois adopts the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code; effective March 2019


3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

National Office Furniture announces new products and enhancements


3/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Texas hospital warned to stop untrained employees from making repairs


Hospital denies making repairs

3/4/2019 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Security

Partially burned medical records found outside Atlanta clinic


Hundreds of patient documents were found in a dumpster and others stored outside in shipping crates.

3/4/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

3/4/2019 12:00:00 PM

Deciding whether to repair or replace grounds equipment


Repair history and mowing need should be considered

3/4/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Missouri healthcare system adds security officers


Initiative encourages security guards to integrate more fully into the care team

3/4/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Cybersecurity

Tips for hiring healthcare cybersecurity pros


Cybersecurity requires people from all backgrounds and majors

3/4/2019 8:15:00 AM

Focus: Security

Effective ways to improve healthcare data security


Be aware of everything included in the network

3/4/2019 8:00:00 AM

Entertainment and AV Services for Better Patient Experience Valued by Dialysis Clinic Patients


3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Booming Urgent Care Industry Filling the Gaps in Patient Care


3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Summa Health taps Ohio Cat, Caterpillar for Standby Power Solutions


3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Bradley Corp. Releases Results of 10th Annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey


3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

CBRE Group named to The Best of The Global Outsourcing 100 by IAOP


3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

'Safety Guy' builds legacy at Michigan hospital


Work includes everything from safeguarding patient and staff data to preventing surgical infections and workplace violence

3/1/2019 2:00:00 PM

Better workflow can improve surgical center sterile processing


'Process-driven' design and planning can help reduce risks

3/1/2019 12:00:00 PM

Post-occupancy evaluations can reveal wealth of information


New technologies are helping architects track building performance

3/1/2019 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Security

Safety at risk in ransomware attacks


More than 2,100 patient deaths per year are linked to data breaches at hospitals

3/1/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: HVAC

New HVAC systems present challenges, opportunities


Mechanical systems have evolved not only technologically, but also in how they're purchased

3/1/2019 8:00:00 AM

The Future Is Now; Med Tech That’s Changing Lives


3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

S.S. White Technologies Highlights Custom Flexible Shafts for Medical Applications


3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Aircuity Introduces New Products and Features to Address Commercial Building Health and Wellness Market


3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

AquiSense Technologies Announces New UV Research Tools


3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM

Cintas Reveals 2019 Everyday Impact Hero Program Winners


3/1/2019 12:00:00 AM



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