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$44.7 Million Project to Develop Texas Hospital

Psychiatric hospital planned for Dallas-Fort Worth area

7/23/2021


Healthcare Facilities Management to Reach $360 Billion

Healthcare expenses, disease, and medical tourism are several reasons for projected increase

7/19/2021


Case Study: How To Safely Upgrade Fire Protection Systems

Temporary fire pump system keeps long-term care facility online

4/28/2021


Four Most Frequent COVID-related OSHA Citations

By knowing the common citations, employers can better ensure they are protecting their workers

1/13/2021


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire Damper Testing

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on fire damper testing

11/11/2020


Some Healthcare Facilities Challenged By Virtual Survey Documentation

Only 8 percent said they had digitized their compliance documents

11/10/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Corrective Maintenance Work

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on corrective maintenance work

11/4/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: PT Activity In Stairwells

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on PT activity in stairwells

10/28/2020


USP <800> and Other Hazardous Pharmaceuticals Standards and Regulations: Update 2020

Implementing measures to protect residents and staff from unintentional exposure to HDs is an integral part of safety and public health

10/27/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Replacing Old Smoke Detectors

Brad Keyes discusses regulations on replacing old smoke detectors

10/14/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire-Watch

Brad Keyes discusses fire-watch regulations

10/7/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Start/Stop Times For Generator Load Test

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for generator load tests

9/30/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: More On Power Strips

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to power strips

9/23/2020


Pandemic Makes Inspecting Nursing Homes Difficult

Regulators stuck without travel and face-to-face visits

9/16/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Eyewash Stations

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to eyewash stations

9/2/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Storage Rooms

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for storage rooms

8/26/2020



26 States Don’t Mandate COVID-19 Testing for Nursing Home Inspectors

Some states are still creating formal testing requirements

8/24/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Operating Rooms As Hazardous Areas

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for operating rooms

8/19/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Dietary Carts Left Unattended In Corridors

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for dietary carts left unattended in corridors

8/12/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Does an Actual Alarm Count as a Fire Drill?

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills

8/5/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Stairwell card-access readers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for stairwell card-access readers

7/29/2020


Q&A: New construction hazardous rooms

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to new construction hazardous rooms

7/22/2020


Joint Commission testing virtual surveys

A new format is being used for physical environment surveys

7/15/2020


Q&A: Mobile ABHR dispensers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations related to mobile ABHR dispensers

7/15/2020


Q&A: Battery-operated emergency lights for ATS?

Brad Keyes discusses battery-operated emergency lights for ATS

7/8/2020


Q&A: Storing a single oxygen cylinder in a dental clinic

Brad Keyes discusses storing oxygen cylinders

7/1/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Isopropyl alcohol storage

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for isopropyl alcohol storage

6/24/2020


U.S. News names best children’s hospitals

Boston Children’s Hospital tops the honor roll

6/24/2020


What is covered by FEMA relief for COVID?

There is $75 billion in funding still available

6/23/2020


Free Webinar June 25: Integrated Healthcare Facilities Infrastructure

Learn how to create a safer, more productive, and energy-efficient Environment of Care

6/18/2020


Joint Commission to resume regular surveys and reviews this month

Surveys and reviews will come with some changes to protect safety

6/15/2020


Cal/OSHA issues guidance for protecting healthcare employees from COVID

The agency has also issued a guide to California’s Aerosol Transmissible Disease (ATD) standard

6/12/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Medical gas system testing frequency

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for medical gas system testing frequency

6/10/2020


Minneapolis healthcare facilities damaged during recent protests

Equipment was taken and windows smashed

6/9/2020


Healthcare exec discusses adapting healthcare to post COVID-19 world

Boston Medical Center focusing on four Rs: responding, rebounding, rebuilding and reimagining

6/4/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Monitoring fire pump power supply

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for monitoring fire pump power supply

6/3/2020


ASHE offers guidance for COVID recovery

The pandemic’s impact on the physical environment has offered challenges and lessons

5/29/2020


Becker's names 100 great hospitals in America for 2020

The hospitals were selected for inclusion based on analysis of ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2019-20 rankings, CareChex, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, Leapfrog grades and IBM Watson Health top hospitals

5/29/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Four-foot wrap around for ABHR dispensers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for four-foot wrap around for ABHR dispensers

5/27/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire alarm strobes in offices

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire alarm strobes in offices

5/20/2020


A New York hospital staff surprised with free vacations

Hyatt and American Airlines announced that the more than 4,000 hospital staff — including doctors, physician assistants, nurses and facilities and food service teams would be treated to trips

5/19/2020


Hospitals struggle to restart elective care after shutdowns

Reopening will be difficult with the threat of more infection

5/18/2020


Hospital ship stopped treating patients, but still in L.A. for support

Mercy hadn’t admitted new patients for treatment since April 30

5/18/2020


Designers can create more healthcare spaces in hotels

Engineers, architects and other designers are working with healthcare experts on a range of efforts to help expand the nation’s supply of hospital beds

5/13/2020


Javits Center Hospital set to close

The federal facility at the Center treated just under 1,100 patients

5/8/2020


Trade Press Launches fnPrime - New Membership Program to Provide Timely Content, Advice and Education to Profession

Membership program now available for facility professionals worldwide

5/7/2020


Nebraska healthcare system staff can now buy hospital food to go

CHI Health has launched an online portal where employees can order basic groceries, take-and-bake meals and meal kits

5/6/2020


Five stages in the battle against COVID-19

Many leaders now are beginning to recognize the importance of planning for the complicated return stage

5/6/2020


Converting campus spaces to healthcare facilities

For instance, Tufts University, will make its residence halls into housing for medical personnel and first responders, as well as patients

5/5/2020



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