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HFM September 2014
HFM September 2014

HFM looks at sustainable designs. Also in this issue: ES Department of the Year, behavioral health interiors, flexible facility design and patient television systems.

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ES Department of the Year
2014 Environmental Services Department of the Year

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston and Wentworth-Douglass Hospital in Dover, N.H., win this year’s award by fighting infection and improving the patient experience.

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Surface Safety
Best practices in surface and medical device disinfection

This series explores how to create safer patient environments by optimizing cleaning and disinfection practices.

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HFM Magazine Archives
HFM MAGAZINE ARCHIVES

Check out complete back issues of HFM in our archive directory.

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HFM Interiors
HFM Interiors

HFM's Interior design articles focused on the health care environment of care.

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Editor's Picks

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Hospitals build a new generation of ambulatory care facilities

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Health care robotics

Automated devices to handle tough hospital tasks

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Maintaining power systems

Electrical equipment upkeep as a compliance issue

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Popular Articles

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Sustainable performance

Hospitals size up the value proposition of going green

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Quest for quiet leads to a patient kit that's making some noise

System's Quiet Kit helps patients get peaceful rest

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Study shows that design features can indirectly influence nurse job satisfaction

Robert Wood Johnson finds nurses seek environments that help communication and teamwork

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Design Center

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    Sustainable performance

    Hospitals size up the value proposition of going green

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    Behavioral health design

    Effective patient spaces for treating mental illness

    09-03-14 by Jocelyn M. Stroupe, AAHID, EDAC, IIDA,ASID
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    Performance-based finishes

    Making informed design choices based on available data

    07-01-14 by Laurie Waggener IIDA, AAHID, EDAC
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    Safe and sound

    Informed design approaches help to prevent patient harm

    06-01-14 by Amy Eagle

Web Exclusives

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    The benefits of wireless controls for building automation

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    Stand-alone outpatient facilities help hospitals stay relevant

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    How one system updated its facilities to face new market challenges

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Inside HFM

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Making smarter purchases

New platform helps health facilities professionals locate the best products and services

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Interview

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Expanding environmental influence

AHE executive director predicts what's ahead for ES managers

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ES News

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Add these to your summer reading list

Organizations release useful tools for fighting C. difficile

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Upfront

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System's Quiet Kit helps patients get peaceful rest

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Solutions

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Solutions

Security, Access control and On our radar

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Last Detail

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Last Detail

Go with the flow

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Design News

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Design solutions to help improve efficiency

How planning, design and construction can help the bottom line

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Infrastructure News

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Information you can use to do your job better

The first edition of HFM Infrastructure News is the latest in HFM's expanding roster of e-newsletters.

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