Healthcare Facilities

Resource pages for "Healthcare Facilities"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Healthcare Flooring

Healthcare Worker Wellness And The Surprising Impact Of Flooring

Ergonomic flooring can improve productivity and patient care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and improve quality of life for healthcare providers.
Legionella

Auditing Facility Water Management Plans

To prevent the spread of Legionella bacteria in building water systems, an audit starts with a look at the physical structure defined by the plan and the structure of associated maintenance activities.
safety medical facilities

Americans Concerned For Loved Ones’ Safety In Medical Facilities

With workplace violence incidents in healthcare on the rise, a new GHX survey reveals that 88% of Americans believe hospitals and medical facilities should feel as safe as airports.
Healthcare Facilities Technology

Healthcare Facilities Are Using Technology To Meet Patient, Staff Demands

In response to Covid-19, healthcare facilities have adopted new strategies and security measures to limit the spread of infection, while protecting people and property.
healthcare workers Covid-19

OSHA Seeks Input On Protecting Healthcare Workers From Covid-19

OSHA is seeking comments related to the development of a final standard to protect healthcare workers from workplace exposure to Covid-19.
Legionnaires’ Disease

Water Management Plans For Healthcare

Failure to follow regular maintenance routines will expose owners to litigation should an occupant contract Legionnaires’ Disease.
Stony Brook

In New York State, Stony Brook University Upgrades To LED Lighting

As part of the state's BuildSmartNY energy efficiency program, the university upgraded its entire medical campus with Starco Lighting products.
Children's Hospital

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Celebrates New Critical Care Building

Largest expansion in Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center's history will serve the most medically complex patients.
Mobile Medical Trailers

Mobile Medical Trailers Address Gaps In Healthcare

Custom trailers can alleviate healthcare facility gaps during the pandemic and provide necessary care anywhere, anytime.
healthcare facility managers

Healthcare Facility Managers Prioritize IAQ, Life Safety Systems

Honeywell survey reveals remote management, predictive maintenance are key to streamlining operations and improving facility management.
vaccine

OSHA To Issue Rule On Vaccine Mandates For Private Sector

Last week, President Biden announced several initiatives regarding COVID-19 vaccine requirements for U.S. employers.
healthcare facilities

Realty Trust Group Offers Guidance On Healthcare ETS

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards address a number of enhanced standards designed to protect employees in healthcare facilities.
Boston Hospitals

Despite Growth, Boston Hospitals Slash Carbon Emissions

New report finds that Boston health facilities cut emissions by 18% from 2011 through 2019, despite serving more patients and expanding healthcare facility space by 10%
June 2021 Issue

Facility Executive: June 2021 Issue

The June 2021 issue looks at how facilities are evolving in the wake of COVID-19. Plus, healthcare infrastructure, lighting and energy, and preparing for natural hazards.
health care infrastructure

Investing Into Health Care Infrastructure

A sector burdened by deferred facilities maintenance faces more challenges amid COVID-19.
Healthcare Workers

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
Interface Vinyl Sheet Flooring

Interface Debuts Vinyl Sheet Flooring For Healthcare Facilities

New vinyl sheet products — Interlaced™ Collection and Continual Woodgrains™ — expand company’s carbon neutral product portfolio.
commercial flooring

Starnet Commercial Flooring Announces Healthcare Design Awards

This annual competition highlights outstanding projects completed by its contractor members in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet-aligned manufacturing partners.
Ventilation Standard

Updated Healthcare Facility Ventilation Standard Published

The updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to healthcare facilities designers.
Return To The Workplace

Did You Miss Our “Healthcare Best Practices For A Safe Return To The Workplace”...

View this free video webinar and learn the policies and procedures various companies have used since the start of the pandemic to keep their employees safe.

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