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June 18, 2015

University of Cincinnati Medical Center upgrades hybrid operating room

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center opened an expanded, state-of-the-art “hybrid” operating room in June to make heart surgery less invasive, offer non-surgical valve replacement and […]
June 18, 2015

Accenture predicts third digital wave hitting healthcare with ‘Living Services’

Organizations will soon be creating a new wave of transformative digital services driven by the convergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and shifting consumer expectations, […]
June 18, 2015

GAO says inaccurate medical records thwarting efforts to prevent veterans’ suicides

The U.S. Government Accountability Office says inaccurate medical records and noncompliance are thwarting efforts to lower suicide rates among veterans. According to ModernHealthcare.com “A review of […]
May 22, 2015

Facility team for Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh chooses materials, building techniques to better health of patients and staff

If you doubt that buildings can have healing properties, plan on paying a visit to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. There you’ll find a hospital […]
March 18, 2015

Kinetex Textile Flooring from J&J adds modular planks

The ombre pattern of Umbra and Umbra Stripe lends itself perfectly to the 18-in. x 36-in. size for the first modular plank products from J+J Flooring Group’s […]
March 15, 2015

Forbo Marmoleum sheet and tile can Declare LBC Red List Free

Forbo Flooring announces that its Forbo Marmoleum sheet and tile products have achieved the Declare Living Building Challenge (LBC) Red List Free label. Declare is a […]
March 12, 2015

Mix it up! Patcraft’s Mixed Materials use hard and soft surfaces

Patcraft’s new Mixed Materials collection is the first collection of its kind, integrating carpet and resilient side-by-side without interruption. The collection’s innovative engineering and design enables designers […]
March 11, 2015

Soltice Metal from KI says healing with high performance

Award-winning designer Paul James has taken the incomparable durability of steel and refined it to an art form in Soltíce Metal from KI. Its design easily coordinates and complements […]
March 8, 2015

Kimball Health’s Sycamore collection wows patients and guests

Kimball Health, using the principles of evidence-based design, introduced the Sycamore seating collection—guest, patient and tandem—created to withstand the daily rigors of healthcare facilities. Its strength […]