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 uncertain times, patient-centered care demands a patient-centered approach to real estate, according to a new report from JLL.
The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.
Nearly a quarter mile long, a pedestrian skywalk at the BJC HealthCare/Washington University Medical Center campus provides a comfortable link between more than 6,000 parking spaces and the main hospital complex.
Mercy Health-Cincinnati has introduced "Right This Way", an "indoor GPS" that uses beacon technology to guide hospital visitors and patients.
Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.
The first public infrastructure bank in the nation to focus on energy resilience will help four New Jersey hospitals stay up and running during outages.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
More comfortable, ergonomic flooring material can improve productivity and patient quality of care, reduce absenteeism and workman comp claims, and lead to an overall improvement in quality of life for dedicated healthcare providers.
This infographic details the latest trends and insights facility managers need to consider when a hospital construction or renovation project is in the works.
Now in it 35th year, these ASHRAE awards recognize a vivarium, training laboratories, a transport center, a hospital, a police headquarters, and two office buildings.
Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.
A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.
OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.
Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.
In an evolving industry, healthcare facility managers are on the front lines in creating spaces conducive to the work of caregivers and their patients.
From cleanliness and accessibility to heavy wear, wayfinding, and promoting a healing environment, hospitals face a unique, stringent set of challenges. Flooring is no exception.
Loss of main power is always a top concern in extreme weather situations, and the non-profit Powered For Patients urges healthcare facility managers to safeguard their backup power supply systems.
Clean Air Products wall-mounted, stainless steel pass-thru cabinets, which efficiently transfer supplies and specimens into and out of a cleanroom, are designed to meet the most stringent requirements for cleanroom entry systems.
This new web platform integrates existing facility systems to a real-time dashboard for facility management to to evaluate metrics such as work completion rates and cleaning efficiencies.
Spaces that have significant impact on patient satisfaction include waiting rooms, exam rooms, and infusion therapy spaces.
NYSERDA's new initiatives will support advanced technologies to help businesses improve energy efficiency and drive more than $200 million in savings.
To increase energy efficiency while providing good indoor air quality, St. Thomas Hospital in Tennessee worked with its service providers to deliver a solution while also keeping aesthetics in mind.
The Internet of Things is coming to commercial kitchens with the launch of IntelliDish, a smart dishwashing application from Sealed Air's Diversey Care division.
Sloan and Falcon Waterfree Technologies teamed up to provide faucets, toilets and urinals that will boost water conservation at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.
Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed waste into unique performance surfaces, recently received two United States product patents.
Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.
Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.
The LTRX is a unique ambient/exam LED luminaire that offers dual functionality for normal conditions and high lumens for critical examinations.
This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.
In a new report from JLL, Infection Control Rises to Top of C-Suite Agenda, a panel of facilities management infection control experts connect effective facility design, operations, and management to the ability to control and dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.
This infographic from Cambridge Sound Management shows how patient speech privacy often gets compromised in healthcare spaces such as reception areas, nurses stations, patient rooms, and exam rooms.
The CLSS-HC is the first of new specialist certifications for facility managers and others responsible for ensuring safety at their facilities.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.