Trending News - May 2013
Hospitals across the country are responding to the low adherence to hand-washing protocols by using new systems to monitor employees and encourage them to wash their hands.
The study, known as "Randomized Evaluation of Decolonization Versus Universal Clearance to Eliminate (REDUCE) MRSA," found using antimicrobial soap and ointment to decolonize all intensive care unit patients reduces all bloodstream infections, including MRSA by 44 percent.
The Kaiser Permanente Fontana Medical Center opened its doors in Fontana, Calif. on May 7.
The continued evolution of the healthcare market is expected to bring increased focus on personalized care in smaller healthcare facilities.
The official groundbreaking for the new Stanford Hospital took place May 1 in Palo Alto, Calif.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently published a new book, "BIM for Facility Managers."
The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, which opened June 2012 in Chicago, Ill., was designed to make going to the hospital — and sometimes staying for months at a time — a little less scary of an experience for the children and their families.