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.
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.
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.
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.
Sloan and Falcon Waterfree Technologies teamed up to provide faucets, toilets and urinals that will boost water conservation at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children.
The LTRX is a unique ambient/exam LED luminaire that offers dual functionality for normal conditions and high lumens for critical examinations.
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.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.
The CLSS-HC is the first of new specialist certifications for facility managers and others responsible for ensuring safety at their facilities.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
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).
OSHA has unveiled a new webpage to provide employers and workers with strategies and tools for preventing workplace violence in healthcare settings.
The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) has announced its 2015 Design-Build Project of the Year and National Award of Excellence Winners.
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.”
Facility manager wants to learn about CMMS software being used in hospital applications
In its fifth year running, iLab's annual study will continue to capture the evolution of trends and growth in the core facility community.
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.
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.