BENCHMARKING // The Health Care Institute and Soleran are offering Benchmarking 3.0 Performance Criteria for health care facility managers to help hospital staff explain to C-suite-level leadership how building performance contributes to the cost per square foot, total cost of care and cost of occupancy. It offers dashboards that allow facility managers to communicate on an executive level about building performance.
HARDWARE // The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has updated its website with a certified products directory that allows users access to product listings by category, company name or keyword search. It also has launched a new, downloadable hardware highlights feature that delivers snapshot summaries of industry standards for 25 hardware products.
INFECTION CONTROL // Infection Control University, a Web-based provider of information on managing risks and reducing health care-associated infections, launched a new free online learning center that provides infection control awareness training certification and information for health care facility staff around the clock.