Healthy design choices can support patients' wellbeing

97国产免费最新视频Even small changes in design elements such as room layouts, wall color and flooring choices improved both patient and staff moods

6/24/2020


Pittsburgh company repurposing industrial masks to use against Covid-19

Elastomeric masks cost more upfront, but they can be cleaned and reused for years, with the filter replaced monthly

6/24/2020



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


Outsourcing: Going from 'housekeeping' to 'environmental services'

Professional environmental services make a science of cleaning

6/24/2020







What is covered by FEMA relief for COVID?

There is $75 billion in funding still available

6/23/2020


Indiana hospital security guard shoots, kills patient and fellow guard during assault

Patient had attacked nurse and was choking guard that was killed

6/23/2020


Senior living facilities applying Covid’s infection-control lessons long term

Procedures have come under scrutiny during the pandemic

6/23/2020


The impact of blue light on patients at night

Light is critical to our health because it helps synchronize the biological clock that maintains our circadian rhythms

6/23/2020


Contracting for maintenance and engineering jobs

The COVID-19 pandemic has further complicated the decisions maintenance and engineering managers must make

6/23/2020


Study finds educating cleaning staff lowers C. diff infections

Study suggests focusing on knowledge gaps, challenges and barriers

6/23/2020






What if hospitals face a hurricane and coronavirus at the same time?

COVID 19 has made storm preparations even more critical

6/22/2020


N.H. nursing home workers petition for COVID-19 stipends

Facility staff inRockingham Countywant to be compensated as front-line workers

6/22/2020


Ligature resistant door solutions for multi-use healthcare facilities

New rolling counter doors create safe spaces out of thin air, saving hospital systems time and money while addressing serious behavioral and mental health challenges

6/22/2020


How hospitals can prepare for a ‘new normal’

Hospitals are facing new challenges that have lead to technological innovations

6/22/2020


Healthcare facility design can impact infection control

Environmental services should participate in the design process

6/22/2020







How to curb the spread of airborne and surface contaminants

Building’s mechanical systems can support occupant health

6/19/2020


Lessons learned in pandemic offer opportunities for change

Telehealth became more common with significant advances in the last 10 weeks

6/19/2020


Improving facility door security as crime risk increases

Door can have vulnerabilities that can be exploited

6/19/2020



Cleaning machines may smart investment for healthcare facilities

It is important that floor-cleaning machines be employed whether or not an imminent threat is already present

6/19/2020


In healthcare facility renovations, early partnership with qualified specialty contractors is critical

The early onboarding of specialty contractors can play a crucial role in completing projects safely

6/19/2020







Purdue University startup creates bedside hand-washing system

Project Processcreated a portable bedside sink

6/18/2020


Pennsylvania orders stricter COVID-19 protections for hospital workers

The measures include staff members in housekeeping services, dietary services and maintenance

6/18/2020


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


VA not prepared for second virus wave

Agency says it lacks adequate medical gear

6/18/2020


Sanitizing, stockpiling and communication helps keep nursing home stay COVID-free

Some of these steps happened before the U.S. entered its lockdown phase

6/18/2020


Environmental survey shows how HAIs often start

The researchers sampled 179 sites including sink traps, pulse oximeters, and door handles

6/18/2020


Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions

Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

6/18/2020







FDAupdates rules on cleaning N95 masks

Some made In China should not be reused

6/17/2020


What hospitals can learn from the Parkview Medical shutdown

The good news is COVID-19 is not resistant to disinfectants

6/17/2020


Children in care at risk for coronavirus

Many have been locked down since late February facing isolation with strict social-distancing measures

6/17/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Dead-bolt lock on closet door

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a dead-bolt lock on closet door

6/17/2020


Covid-19 could change future hospital design

New facilities may be designed to accommodate sudden patient surges

6/17/2020


Environmental services technician certification proves its worth

Certification also helps decrease infection rates in hospitals

6/17/2020








Protecting healthcare facilities from drones

There continues to be a sharp increase in uses for drones - both positive and negative

6/16/2020


Reliable power source key during pandemic

In some countries, 25 percent of health clinics lack electricity

6/16/2020


N.Y. initiative boosts cleaning in longterm care facilities

Daily, discharge cleaning show improvements

6/16/2020


Alabama doctor invents hand-sanitizer-dispensing wristband

The device could be helpful in combating illnesses commonly spread by hand, such as the flu, the common cold and food poisoning

6/16/2020


How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being

Exposure to daylight and acoustical and thermal comfort are key

6/16/2020







Pop-up grocery stores popping into healthcare facilities

Foodservice company is converting existing retail space at healthcare facilities into 'pop-up' grocery stores to serve frontline healthcare workers

6/15/2020


COVID-19 challenges us to rethink clinical workflow

Changes in the healthcare industry are placing greater importance on the point-of-care ecosystem

6/15/2020


Considerations for hospital and healthcare facility evacuations

Facilities should incorporate elements of an evacuation plan, with logistics and alternatives

6/15/2020


Joint Commission to resume regular surveys and reviews this month

Surveys and reviews will come with some changes to protect safety

6/15/2020


Healthcare design can help prevent infection spread in restrooms

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for better design in restrooms

6/15/2020


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

6/15/2020







What if hospitals face a hurricane and coronavirus at the same time?

COVID 19 has made storm preparations even more critical

6/22/2020


N.H. nursing home workers petition for COVID-19 stipends

Facility staff inRockingham Countywant to be compensated as front-line workers

6/22/2020


Ligature resistant door solutions for multi-use healthcare facilities

New rolling counter doors create safe spaces out of thin air, saving hospital systems time and money while addressing serious behavioral and mental health challenges

6/22/2020


How hospitals can prepare for a ‘new normal’

Hospitals are facing new challenges that have lead to technological innovations

6/22/2020


Healthcare facility design can impact infection control

Environmental services should participate in the design process

6/22/2020







How to curb the spread of airborne and surface contaminants

Building’s mechanical systems can support occupant health

6/19/2020


Lessons learned in pandemic offer opportunities for change

Telehealth became more common with significant advances in the last 10 weeks

6/19/2020


Improving facility door security as crime risk increases

Door can have vulnerabilities that can be exploited

6/19/2020



Cleaning machines may smart investment for healthcare facilities

It is important that floor-cleaning machines be employed whether or not an imminent threat is already present

6/19/2020


In healthcare facility renovations, early partnership with qualified specialty contractors is critical

The early onboarding of specialty contractors can play a crucial role in completing projects safely

6/19/2020







Purdue University startup creates bedside hand-washing system

Project Processcreated a portable bedside sink

6/18/2020


Pennsylvania orders stricter COVID-19 protections for hospital workers

The measures include staff members in housekeeping services, dietary services and maintenance

6/18/2020


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


VA not prepared for second virus wave

Agency says it lacks adequate medical gear

6/18/2020


Sanitizing, stockpiling and communication helps keep nursing home stay COVID-free

Some of these steps happened before the U.S. entered its lockdown phase

6/18/2020


Environmental survey shows how HAIs often start

The researchers sampled 179 sites including sink traps, pulse oximeters, and door handles

6/18/2020


Keeping patients safe in major hospital renovations and expansions

Insight on best practices learned from Houston Methodist project

6/18/2020







FDAupdates rules on cleaning N95 masks

Some made In China should not be reused

6/17/2020


What hospitals can learn from the Parkview Medical shutdown

The good news is COVID-19 is not resistant to disinfectants

6/17/2020


Children in care at risk for coronavirus

Many have been locked down since late February facing isolation with strict social-distancing measures

6/17/2020


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Dead-bolt lock on closet door

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for a dead-bolt lock on closet door

6/17/2020


Covid-19 could change future hospital design

New facilities may be designed to accommodate sudden patient surges

6/17/2020


Environmental services technician certification proves its worth

Certification also helps decrease infection rates in hospitals

6/17/2020








Protecting healthcare facilities from drones

There continues to be a sharp increase in uses for drones - both positive and negative

6/16/2020


Reliable power source key during pandemic

In some countries, 25 percent of health clinics lack electricity

6/16/2020


N.Y. initiative boosts cleaning in longterm care facilities

Daily, discharge cleaning show improvements

6/16/2020


Alabama doctor invents hand-sanitizer-dispensing wristband

The device could be helpful in combating illnesses commonly spread by hand, such as the flu, the common cold and food poisoning

6/16/2020


How healthcare facility design can improve patient well-being

Exposure to daylight and acoustical and thermal comfort are key

6/16/2020







Pop-up grocery stores popping into healthcare facilities

Foodservice company is converting existing retail space at healthcare facilities into 'pop-up' grocery stores to serve frontline healthcare workers

6/15/2020


COVID-19 challenges us to rethink clinical workflow

Changes in the healthcare industry are placing greater importance on the point-of-care ecosystem

6/15/2020


Considerations for hospital and healthcare facility evacuations

Facilities should incorporate elements of an evacuation plan, with logistics and alternatives

6/15/2020


Joint Commission to resume regular surveys and reviews this month

Surveys and reviews will come with some changes to protect safety

6/15/2020


Healthcare design can help prevent infection spread in restrooms

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the need for better design in restrooms

6/15/2020


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

6/15/2020







Coronavirus complicates hurricane planning

Storm shelters have to be designed for social distancing

6/12/2020


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


WHO says there’s a second outbreak of Ebola in Congo

Country already battling COVID-19 and measles

6/12/2020


Success factors using integrated project delivery (IPD) in healthcare construction projects

Projects can be more fulfilling and successful at meeting desired project outcomes through IPD.

6/12/2020


Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries

Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

6/12/2020







COVID-19 would complicate hospital evacuations

The University of Texas Medical Branch has been training to deal with a complex disaster during a COVID-19 flare up

6/11/2020


CDC updates COVID guidance for assisted living communities

The update provides recommendations on infection reporting, visitor restrictions and group activities

6/11/2020


Tackling difficult carpet stains

When an accident occurs, it is vital to clean bodily fluids from floors immediately and with caution

6/11/2020


Chatbots are reshaping the way COVID-19 ERA healthcare facilities and hospitals connect with patients

Tools that allow self-service customer response techniques are more important than ever

6/11/2020


Survey finds almost 75 percent of campuses use multiple emergency notification systems

But this total represents a drop since the last survey

6/11/2020


Top healthcare facility renovation pain points

The project timeline must be carefully managed to avoid disruptions in patient care

6/11/2020








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