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


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

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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.


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.

New York Offers Commercial Buildings $36M To Cut Energy Costs

NYSERDA's new initiatives will support advanced technologies to help businesses improve energy efficiency and drive more than $200 million in savings.

Energy Recovery Retrofit At Nashville Hospital

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.

IntelliDish™ By Sealed Air Diversey Care

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.

Restroom Fixtures Donated To Children’s Facility In LA

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 Receives Two U.S. Product Patents

Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed waste into unique performance surfaces, recently received two United States product patents.

Healthcare Waiting Room Design

Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.

Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

LTRX Ambient/Exam LED Luminaire By Columbia Lighting

The LTRX is a unique ambient/exam LED luminaire that offers dual functionality for normal conditions and high lumens for critical examinations.

Facility Executive | May / June 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.

Facility Management Critical To Infection Control

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.

Question of the Week: How Can I Protect Employees From Zika Virus?

Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.

Infographic: The Healthcare Speech Privacy Crisis

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.

NFPA Life Safety Certification For Health Care Facility Managers

The CLSS-HC is the first of new specialist certifications for facility managers and others responsible for ensuring safety at their facilities.

Go Green, Save Green: Sustainable Laundry Operations

Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.

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