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ICRA Solutions LLC Introduces New Certification for Contractors, Hospital Personnel

ICRA Solutions LLC announces its new ICRA-I Certification as an optional exam added to its Construction in Healthcare Facilities Workshop. This certification will allow contractors and hospital personnel who perform work in hospitals to show they possess, and understand, the infection control guidelines Read More …

Kent State Healthcare Design Researcher Receives $2.47M to Design Safer, More Efficient Level I Trauma Rooms

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a $2.47 million grant to a Kent State University researcher to help create trauma rooms that support staff in saving patients’ lives. Read More …

ASHE, Joint Commission Collaborate on Compliance Resources

CHICAGO, Ill. — The American Society for Healthcare Engineering is collaborating with the Joint Commission to provide resources and tools to help hospitals comply with life safety and environment of care requirements. Read More …

ECRI Institute’s Healthcare Environmental Management Certification Program is Now Online

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Healthcare safety, security, risk and facility managers need the knowledge and skills to prepare them for hazards that threaten today’s complex and chaotic healthcare environment, like those posed by Ebola and other natural and man-made agents. Read More …

ASHE Celebrates Award Recipients at Annual Conference

CHICAGO, Ill. — The American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association recognized outstanding members for their dedication to improving the healthcare physical environment. ASHE presented the awards during its 51st Annual Conference Aug. 3-6 in Chicago, Illinois. Read More …

ECRI Institute Releases Top 10 Health Technology Hazards Report for 2014

PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. — Each year, ECRI Institute offers an invaluable patient safety service to the healthcare community. The 2014 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards list raises awareness of the potential dangers associated with the use of medical devices and helps healthcare providers minimize the risk of technology-related adverse events.   Read More …

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