Industry News - May 2013

Hospitals invest in systems to encourage hand hygiene, prevent infection

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.


New study shows soap, ointment reduce infections in hospital ICU patients

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.


Evolution of care drives activity in the healthcare real estate sector

The continued evolution of the healthcare market is expected to bring increased focus on personalized care in smaller healthcare facilities.


Book highlights advantages of using BIM in facilities management

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently published a new book, "BIM for Facility Managers."



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