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First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

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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.


Visa Lighting Introduces Sole Illuminated Mirror

First LED illuminated mirror was designed for high abuse environments where safety and damage-resistance are crucial.

Healthcare Facilities And Emergency Preparedness

New insights from ARC Document Solutions focuses on the role of facility management during emergency events and for CMS compliance.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.
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Boston Medical Center Rooftop Farm Concludes First Season

Atop its power plant facility this past summer, the hospital introduced 7,000 square feet of space dedicated to growing fresh produce.

Mobile Facilities Dashboards From ARC

New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.

Ochsner Medical Center Launches Infection-Fighting Robots

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.

Airport Debuts Self-Cleaning Nanotechnology In Checkpoint Bins

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.

ECS Global Solutions Installs Smart Building Platform

The service will deliver real-time data analytics on facility system performance to a new Manhattan medical office building in New York City.

Health Care Facility Design And Flow Program From Virginia Mason Institute

This new program helps healthcare organizations and teams seeking to improve flow and realize the full value of an anticipated or existing facility.

Flooring Selection Positively Impacts Post-Occupancy Evaluation At Children’s Hospital

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 Coating System

DUR-A-WALL HP (High Performance) is a wall coating system designed specifically for areas requiring chemical resistance and durability.

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”

Five Trends Shaping Healthcare Places And Spaces

In uncertain times, patient-centered care demands a patient-centered approach to real estate, according to a new report from JLL.

Boston Medical Center Fires Up Cogen Plant

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.

St. Louis Healthcare Campus Connects With New Skywalk

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.

Wayfinding App For Healthcare From Connexient

Mercy Health-Cincinnati has introduced "Right This Way", an "indoor GPS" that uses beacon technology to guide hospital visitors and patients.

Leveraging Outdoor Space To Support Organizational Goals

Intentional design of outdoor spaces provides multiple benefits that can effectively support the organization and the people it employs and serves.

Energy Resilience Bank Supports New Jersey Hospitals

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.

Western Reserve Hospital Deploys Germ-Zapping Robot

The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.

The Impact Of Flooring On Nurse Wellness

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.

A Guide To Better Hospital Floor Plans

This infographic details the latest trends and insights facility managers need to consider when a hospital construction or renovation project is in the works.

First Place Facility Designs In ASHRAE Technology Awards

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.

Integra Drain System By Just Manufacturing

Integral in-sink drain system design seamlessly joins the drain to the sink, so that the sink and the drain are one complete unit.

Five Ways Hospitals Use Data To Improve Building Performance

A new report from JLL reveals five ways hospitals are applying advanced data analytics to improve operational performance of buildings, property, and equipment.

Is A Standard Needed To Prevent Workplace Violence?

OSHA is investigating the need for a standard to prevent workplace violence in healthcare and social assistance facilities.

Hospital Cleanliness Impacts Overall Patient Experience

Patients' perceptions of a hospital's cleanliness can have a major impact on their overall care and hospital experience, according to a new study.

Facility Design To Support Clinicians

In an evolving industry, healthcare facility managers are on the front lines in creating spaces conducive to the work of caregivers and their patients.

Seven Top-Of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

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.

Question Of The Week: What Is On Your Hurricane Preparedness List?

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.

Pass-Thru Cabinets from Clean Air Products

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.

FacilityFit For Healthcare By Aramark

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.

Healthcare Facilities: 3 Spaces To Evaluate For Design

Spaces that have significant impact on patient satisfaction include waiting rooms, exam rooms, and infusion therapy spaces.

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