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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.


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.

FM Alert: Beware Counterfeit Electrical Products

Using counterfeit electrical products in any environment can result in a higher risk for failure or malfunction. This infographic from Eaton shows five segments where product performance is especially critical.

AHI White Papers Address Critical Issues Affecting Healthcare Facilities

Five new white papers addressing some of the most important issues affecting the infrastructure of the nation’s healthcare facilities are available from the National Institute of Building Sciences’s Academy for Healthcare Infrastructure (AHI).

Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

FM Alert: Preventing Workplace Violence In Healthcare Settings

OSHA has unveiled a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.

Grogan & Dove Federal Building Named DBIA Design-Build Project Of The Year

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has announced its 2015 Design-Build Project of the Year and National Award of Excellence Winners.

New Report Addresses Cleaning to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections

Environmental cleaning to prevent healthcare-associated infections and future research needs in this area are the focus of a new report, “Environmental Cleaning for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections.”

Question Of The Week: Healthcare CMMS Recommendations?

Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications

Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

The use of technology can help facility managers address a number of issues in the workplace, including everything from life safety to vibration control. Read this issue to find out more.

Shaping Disinfection Programs

The planning process can consider these six factors.

Construction Vibrations In Healthcare Settings

Monitoring conditions during work on a site keeps disruptions to patients in check.

Healthcare Case Study: A Healthy Remedy

A critical access hospital in east central Ohio fast tracked life safety upgrades for compliance.

Hospitals Report Rise In Violence And Assaults

In 2014, one in three U.S. hospitals report increase in violent acts; employee turnover rates, low morale attributed to insufficient equipment for officers.

Fifth Annual Core Facility Management Benchmarking Survey Now Open

In its fifth year running, iLab's annual study will continue to capture the evolution of trends and growth in the core facility community.

Boston Hospitals Reducing Energy Use

From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by 6%.

New Ebola Guidelines For Emergency Departments Published By CDC

The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.

Facilities Experts Urge Hospitals To Practice Ebola Preparedness

Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their facilities.

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