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Committee Volunteers

Monday, November 27th, 2023

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Webinar: Mobile Robots in Healthcare

Thursday, August 31st, 2023

The current labor shortage is greatly affecting hospitals. Automating dangerous and physically demanding work is the most logical place to start. Safely transporting heavy loads of dangerous biohazardous materials using mobile robots is already happening. Simple repetitive tasks and long walking distances can also lead to fatigue and strain on the human body, especially with […]

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WWP Sponsorship Opportunities

Wednesday, August 9th, 2023

As IFMA’s Healthcare Council, our aim is to “provide an international community as well as networking and educational opportunities for professionals in the Health Care Facility Management industry.” Join the membership of outstanding corporate Health Care Council sponsors in sending a message to the healthcare industry at large – that they are leaders committed to […]

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Health Care Benchmarking Survey

Wednesday, July 19th, 2023

Calling all health care facility professionals! By participating in our Health Care Benchmarking Survey, you can provide critical insights on capital renewal spending and deferred maintenance trends. All participants receive a free copy of the final report. Help us better serve the health care industry. Deadline August 4th. Get started »

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Digitization of Patient Nutrition Intake in Healthcare – The Case of Swiss Hospitals

Monday, July 25th, 2022

This paper written by Dr Thorsten Merkle and Dr Isabelle Wrase, describes the assessment of the economical, ecological and social benefits of digitizing patient nutrition in Healthcare, using the use case of a Swiss tool that measures individual patient nutrition. Improved patient nutrition can reduce treatment costs and food waste, potentially generating benefits to a […]

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White Paper “Window to Wall Performance in Healthcare Facilities”

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Constructing health care facilities is a complex and high stakes business. With vulnerable occupants and sterile settings, it is important to create a controlled environment from the onset of construction to mitigate the risk of air and water infiltration. The CDC explains that construction materials, among other environmental vehicles, can transmit airborne infections to facility […]

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Health Care Council Sponsors IFMA Foundation Pandemic Manual

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

IFMA Foundation Pandemic Manual Businesses are hoping to re-open their doors to employees and customers, but their buildings must be safe before they can be occupied. The IFMA Foundation has published a new pandemic survival guide for companies planning to open their facilities and resume operations. A US $1 trillion global industry, there are over […]

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International Nursing Conference for Excellence in Healthcare Design

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Health Care Council of IFMA Diamond Sponsor of the International Nursing Conference for Excellence in Healthcare Design Conference Mission New Dates due to Covid-19 have been changed to July 11-13, 2020 The mission of the conference is to: Disseminate new knowledge obtained through research related to the effect of healthcare design on patient (family), provider […]

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Coronavirus Preparedness Resource Center

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Corona Virus Preparation Questions? Do not worry, IFMA has put together a Coronavirus Preparedness Resource Center you may access it here.

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Health Care Council at World Workplace China

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

The IFMA Health Council is establishing a line of communication and cooperation with China’s health system during the 2019 IFMA China Workplace Conference in Suzhou. In the picture (left to right): Mr. Alex Lam, IFMA Fellow, Aviemore Stirling; Dr. Sarel Lavy, IFMA Health Council President, Texas A&M University; Mr. Don Gilpin, IFMA COO; Dr. Wei […]

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