Healthcare

Resource pages for "Healthcare"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


safety medical facilities

Americans Concerned For Loved Ones’ Safety In Medical Facilities

With workplace violence incidents in healthcare on the rise, a new GHX survey reveals that 88% of Americans believe hospitals and medical facilities should feel as safe as airports.
Seal Shield LLC silicone keyboards

Seal Shield Introduces Waterproof, Fully Sealed Silicone Keyboards

Study finds 96 percent of keyboards are contaminated with bacteria: Seal Shield's Seal Silk Glow and Seal Silk Mini keyboards are waterproof, submersible, washable, bleach safe.
STARC FireblockWall Fire-rated Temporary Wall

STARC Fire-rated Temporary Wall Approved by Two Safety Organizations

FireblockWall™ is the first modular, reusable, fire-rated temporary wall and containment system to manage safety in healthcare environments.
Temporary Containment

STARC Launches Temporary Containment System

FireblockWall is one-hour fire-rated, modular, reusable, and noise-blocking temporary containment system for healthcare settings.
Return To The Workplace

Did You Miss Our “Healthcare Best Practices For A Safe Return To The Workplace”...

View this free video webinar and learn the policies and procedures various companies have used since the start of the pandemic to keep their employees safe.
cardiac arrest

Decreased Bystander Willingness To Perform CPR

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, lay-administered CPR has suffered greatly due to fears of infection. Business facilities, by virtue of their high human occupancy and traffic, have a responsibility to institute relevant changes to empower employees to perform CPR safely.
Workforce Management

Are Your Workplace And Workforce Management Best Practices Ready For A Post-Pandemic World?

Establishing an updated set of workplace and workforce management best practices that better reflects the profound changes in the way we work will be essential as we roll into 2021.
UV-C light

IES, IUVA Developing UV-C Disinfection Standards

Illuminating Engineering Society and International Ultraviolet Association are collaborating on ANSI standards for measuring ultraviolet C-band sources used for disinfection.
OSHA

FDA Revises Rules Regarding Decontamination, Reuse Of Respirators

Based on an increased understanding of the performance and design of certain respirators, the FDA has decided that they should not be decontaminated for reuse by healthcare personnel.
Healthy Buildings Program

Carrier Launches Healthy Buildings Program

The expanded suite of advanced solutions delivers healthy, safe, efficient and productive indoor environments for commercial, healthcare, education, and retail facilities.
Ventilators

ZOLL To Increase Ventilator Production To 10,000 Per Month

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.
Whiteman Air Force Base

$28.5M Update Earns Whiteman AFB Clinic LEED v4 Certification

The Air Force collaborated with architects at Hoefer Wysocki to transform the clinic into one of the first facilities to earn USGBC’s most advanced sustainability rating.
ProLine linear shower drain

QuickDrain ProLine Stainless Steel Linear Shower Drain

Ideal for tub-to-shower conversions in hospitality, healthcare, and institutional spaces, the drain offers high-style, superior function, and ease of installation.

Ecore Launches Sanitary Base, Flash Cove Accessories For Commercial Surfaces

Both accessories are ideal for healthcare applications that require sterility, such as operating rooms, intensive care units, and pharmacies among others.
workplace violence healthcare

Women More Likely To Experience Workplace Assault Injuries

With 70 percent of nonfatal workplace assault injuries happening to women, the National Safety Council encourages employers to look at injury rates among women in their workplace.
wall panels

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.
Trex

Ascent Windscreen System By Trex Commercial Products

Featuring a qualified wind load of 80psf, Trex Ascent allows for installations at higher altitudes such as on balconies and rooftops.
palettes

Sherwin-Williams Unveils New Color Collections For Key Markets

Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.
long-term care

Cleaning In Long-Term Care Facilities

Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.
indoor positioning solutions

Gozio Health Joins Acuity Brands’ Atrius™ IoT Solution

Gozio expanded its mobile wayfinding solution for healthcare to include Atrius indoor positioning solutions (IPS).

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