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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.


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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.

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After Hurricane Harvey, Hospital Focuses On Power Resiliency

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.

Proposed Legislation Could Be A Boon For Public Facilities

Introduced in March 2019, S. 932 aims "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax-exempt financing of certain government-owned buildings."

Shannon Enterprises Installs Reusable Insulation For Energy Savings

The company installed its custom-engineered thermal blanket insulation throughout the mechanical rooms and steam distribution system at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, MA.

New HardStop Decorative Protection Panels By Formica Group

High-performance, impact resistant wall panels feature a fiberglass core for added durability, strength, and fire resistance.

In Europe, IFMA Chapters Now Total 12

The International Facility Management Association expands its global community, while also enhancing the scope and service to existing component groups.

Living Walls Enliven Hospital’s Healing Landscape

Jersey Shore University Medical Center features two LiveWall Living Walls in the patient-centered design of HOPE Tower, its new outpatient facility.

New Clorox® Disinfecting Bio Stain & Odor Remover

One-step product cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes surfaces and can be used for accidents involving the toughest bio soils such as blood, feces, vomit, and urine on both hard and soft surfaces.

Violence In Emergency Departments On The Rise

New research shows violence in America's emergency departments is increasing, causing harm to physicians, staff, and patients.

Healthcare Pros See Technology As Infection Control Tool

Healthcare staff find introducing technology to their facility has improved hygiene compliance and infection control.

Five Trends In Healthcare Affecting Facility Management

JLL Healthcare Solutions offers insights on how hospitals and health systems can stay ahead of these five disruptors shaping the healthcare industry.

VectorCare Shares New Lifesaving Hospital Evacuation Technology

The healthcare logistics company has developed a way for hospitals to quickly evacuate patients during a crisis and is making it available to California hospitals and transport providers.

Anti-Microbial Resin Design From Delta Cooling Towers

The company's Anti-Microbial Cooling Tower option reduces risk of Legionnaires’ Disease in chiller/cooling tower applications.

After Devastating Tornado, Safety Features Build Confidence At Hospital

An EF5 tornado in Joplin, MO destroyed everything in its path in 2011, including Mercy Hospital. The new facility is built to withstand a destructive storm. 

LEED Platinum Children’s Hospital Is First On West Coast

Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is the West Coast's first LEED Platinum children's hospital and only the second children's hospital in the world to earn that status.

Safety And Wellness With Vitro Architectural Glass

Coast to coast, two recent projects using Vitro’s glass products highlight hurricane-resistant features and patient centered design.

Maryland-Based IPM Initiative Marks 10 Years

The Integrated Pest Management in Healthcare Facilities Project, spearheaded by the Maryland Pesticide Education Network and Beyond Pesticides aims to reduce pesticide impact at healthcare facilities.

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.

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