Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Healthcare articles below.
This infographic details the latest trends and insights facility managers need to consider when a hospital construction or renovation project is in the works.
Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.
Starnet® Worldwide’s flooring design competition celebrates 18 years of commercial flooring design excellence and craftsmanship.
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.”
A heightened focus on wellness in facilities highlights the impact of the indoor environment on occupants.
OSHA has updated instructions for conducting inspections and issuing citations related to worker exposures to tuberculosis in healthcare settings.
Several recent textile and fabric product releases are featured in this latest post.
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.
Combined heat and power (CHP) systems, also known as cogeneration, simultaneously produces electricity and useful heat from a single energy source — increasing energy efficiency.
Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare facilities?
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.
Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.
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.
In February 2011, National Office Furniture will provide a $25,000 Gift of Inspiration to a healthcare facility that registers on its website.
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.
On June 7, 2008, record flooding from nearby Haw Creek filled the basement and up to six inches on the first floor of Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, IN.
A no nonsense leader gets things done at a growing Houston hospital-in spite of obstacles and disasters.