Despite being costly, plastic barrier packaging has established itself in the food and beverage sector because it can prevent oxygenation and thus degradation of contents. It is being used to increase shelf life, protect flavor profiles and maintain food appearance without...
On Oct. 22, 2014, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced the first transactions of New York Green Bank to kick off clean energy projects across New York. These initial transactions, supported and agreed to in principle, will ultimately produce...
Xenex is the only UV company with peer-reviewed, published outcome studies showing reductions in Clostridium difficile, MRSA and/or MDRO (multi-drug resistant organism) infection rates greater than 50 percent at hospitals using its technology. In the last four years, there...
Nine leading healthcare institutions from across the globe are pledging to take meaningful action on climate change, kicking off a worldwide campaign to mobilize hospitals and health systems to address one of humanity's most pressing problems.
The link between a healthy environment and public health outcomes has become increasingly evident. President Barack Obama recently used his proclamation of Public Health Week to highlight the relationship between a changing...
Scheduled to open in August 2015, the new 2.5 million-square-foot Parkland Hospital is a first-of-its-kind endeavor in project scope, scale and leadership commitment. This Pebble-in-Practice Workshop will provide attendees with a...
It's hard to imagine any hospital, with its massive demand for round-the-clock power, operating off the grid. But it's happening at one Midwest hospital system. In October 2014, Gundersen Health System, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, announced it had reached its goal of...
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