Healthcare

US Healthcare System – A Stress Test

US Healthcare System – A Stress Test

There are many logistical challenges in properly identifying, testing, and isolating a potentially exposed COVID-19 patient. With regard to any infectious pathogen that can be transmitted from person to person, infection control and prevention involves training professionals in the identification of people at risk, understanding the correct measures to take when an at-risk patient has… Read more »

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Anterooms: Your Questions Answered

Anterooms: Your Questions Answered

Anterooms act as an essential tool for healthcare facilities and construction companies alike. When used as a part of a healthcare facility’s infection control strategy, anterooms used as isolation rooms help mitigate further spread of infectious diseases, like the current COVID-19 pandemic or even hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). They are an effective solution to create a… Read more »

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Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19

Hospital Preparedness for COVID-19

As health officials continue to warn of COVID-19 and its inevitable expansion around the globe, hospital preparedness for the disease has taken on an exceptional urgency. That is due as much to the dangers the disease poses to human health—and how rapidly it’s spreading—as to whether or not healthcare facilities and communities can be ready… Read more »

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A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

A Smart Way to Reduce Construction Labor Costs

Managing construction costs effectively is an important measure of a project’s success. The margin of profit between time, material, construction labor costs, and completing the new wing of a hospital or commercial office space on time is very thin. To finish in the black, each phase of construction brings its own set of challenges that… Read more »

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A Sustainability Purchase for Healthcare Facilities

A Sustainability Purchase for Healthcare Facilities

Temporary sustainable wall systems in healthcare facilities are designed to meet the unique challenges posed by construction in patient occupied environments. As populations grow and expand, construction projects in and around healthcare facilities is an ever-increasing necessity. To meet demands, hospitals and healthcare centers are constantly undergoing expansion, renovation, and remodeling. The challenge for directors… Read more »

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Temporary Dust Walls on the Job Site

Temporary Dust Walls on the Job Site

What Construction Managers Need to Know Construction Managers and contractors who work in the healthcare industry recognize that dust poses serious health risks at hospitals and healthcare facilities during remodeling and renovation.

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