Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Healthcare-Facilities articles below.
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.
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%
OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
New vinyl sheet products — Interlaced™ Collection and Continual Woodgrains™ — expand company’s carbon neutral product portfolio.
This annual competition highlights outstanding projects completed by its contractor members in partnership with architects, designers, and Starnet-aligned manufacturing partners.
The updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to healthcare facilities designers.
New from Ecore, Aurora is a hygienic, easy-to-clean flooring system with enhanced ergonomics and slip resistance ideal for patients and frontline healthcare workers.
Guidance for designing circadian-effective lighting in K-12 classrooms and hospital patient rooms, while avoiding increased energy use, is now available from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Cone Health transformed its former women’s health campus into a designated COVID-19 hospital, protecting patients and care teams with innovative solutions.
During a webinar presented by ARC Facilities, half of attendees indicated they are not prepared for virtual document review sessions by hospital accreditation surveyors including The Joint Commission.
The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has awarded Yale New Haven Health its 2020 Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award.
ASHE has named the Atrium Health Cleveland plant operations and maintenance team its 2020 Energy Champion for leadership in becoming a more energy-efficient facility.
Whether your project timeline is two months, two weeks, or two days, don't underestimate the power of teamwork and communication.
Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.
Across the U.S., 16 hospitals are recognized for campus initiatives in wellness and community engagement through trees.
The American Society for Health Care Engineering announces the winners of its 2020 Vista Awards for design and construction initiatives at healthcare facilities.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
Products donated to help healthcare facilities in their fight against COVID-19 include sensor faucets, soap dispensers, flush valves, sinks, and hand dryers.
If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.
The director of healthcare design at Chicago firm Skender shares advice based on her experience during the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
The biophilic approach at YCSC, shown in studies to produce positive behavioral changes, is designed to instill a sense of calm and comfort.
The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.
Western Specialty Contractors installed the 1,000-pound, lighted wreath on the hospital’s façade, and offers tips on how to safely install your own holiday decorations.
Across industries and for a variety of projects, Job Order Contracting from Gordian is a trusted method to deliver construction projects on time and within budget.
The new state-of-the-art hospital will accommodate the most advanced medical technology, increase capacity, and bring Stanford Hospital's facilities up to California's stringent new seismic safety standards.
NYC- based real estate investment company Simone Health observes five factors shaping healthcare facilities construction in the United States.
The Clorox® Total 360® System allows Baton Rouge's leading women's specialty hospital to protect patients from illness-causing pathogens and keep infection rates low.
California's Seismic Safety Act requires hospitals to meet requirements to ensure safety of the public and continued operations following an earthquake.
Learning a lesson from the impact of power failure during a natural disaster, Citizens Medical Center added emergency power to its emergency room and beyond.