Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Healthcare articles below.
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.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.
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.
Ideal for tub-to-shower conversions in hospitality, healthcare, and institutional spaces, the drain offers high-style, superior function, and ease of installation.
Both accessories are ideal for healthcare applications that require sterility, such as operating rooms, intensive care units, and pharmacies among others.
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.
High-performance, impact resistant wall panels feature a fiberglass core for added durability, strength, and fire resistance.
Featuring a qualified wind load of 80psf, Trex Ascent allows for installations at higher altitudes such as on balconies and rooftops.
Twenty-three new palettes for 2019 include market-specific options for commercial, multifamily, healthcare, hospitality, and education applications.
Gozio expanded its mobile wayfinding solution for healthcare to include Atrius indoor positioning solutions (IPS).
KPMG's 2017 Cyber Healthcare & Life Sciences survey found an increase in the percentage of respondents that were victims of a data breach at healthcare providers and health plans.
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).
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.”
OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.
The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce.
Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging facility.
Designed for healthcare facilities, the modular signage communicates critical information to staff and visitors. Facility managers choose from a collection of standard color-coded medical alert messages or customized sliders in any color, symbol, or configuration.
This program is aimed at improving the cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces in healthcare settings. It integrates products, processes, training, and validation into a continuous improvement plan to limit transmission of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).
The facility was chosen for the study due to its already energy efficient operations.
Diversey, Inc. and Standard Textile Co., Inc. have joined forces to bring cost-effective, sustainable options to lodging and healthcare.
The Council's board of directors has authorized complimentary distribution of the electronic version of the report to anyone working in the health care industry.
This program focuses on the electrical infrastructure of hospitals to improve safety, as well as operational efficiency.
MA-based Clean Harbors offers customized pharmaceutical waste management and removal programs for healthcare facilities.
These machines enable facility managers to ensure recyclable containers end up in the correct place.
Through this service, Trane works with healthcare facility managers to identify conditions in their physical facilities that are taking away from the effectiveness of patient care.
Environmental Health & Engineering, Inc. (EH&E) has launched a service to improve building systems performance and energy efficiency in healthcare facilities.
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