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.
Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.
Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.
New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.
The facility is setting a new standard for patient care by deploying Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots® to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.
In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.
The service will deliver real-time data analytics on facility system performance to a new Manhattan medical office building in New York City.
This new program helps healthcare organizations and teams seeking to improve flow and realize the full value of an anticipated or existing facility.
Download this free white paper from nora and learn how the project team at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children used a post-occupancy evaluation to study the contributing factors and outcomes of the flooring selection on clinical efficiency.
DUR-A-WALL HP (High Performance) is a wall coating system designed specifically for areas requiring chemical resistance and durability.
Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.
In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.
About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
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.