Pandemic reveals opportunities to improve indoor environment for residents, staff, experts say
Jul 20, 2022
Indoor air quality is one of the most significant factors in creating a healthy environment in senior living communities and skilled nursing facilities, according to panelists on a McKnight’s Online...
White House pivots to air quality focus for COVID-19 infection control
Mar 28, 2022
The White House has embraced a model of COVID-19 transmission that could help shift infection prevention efforts toward indoor air quality and industrial hygiene. A related public webinar is set for Tuesday,...
Clinical briefs for Thursday, Dec. 3
Dec 03, 2020
Program helps senior living operators improve indoor air quality … Kidney disease the leading risk factor for COVID-related hospitalization: study … Gene that protects against osteoarthritis identified...
Improve ventilation to combat COVID-19: Building design experts weigh in
Aug 26, 2020
The hallways in many nursing homes enclose a large volume of poorly ventilated air. The authors of a new article have practical suggestions for solving the problem.
Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 22
Apr 21, 2020
Airborne COVID-19 transmission via ventilation systems merits closer scrutiny, scientists argue … Acute kidney injury in COVID-19 is an emerging hospital resource problem … CMS to release first race,...
Best approaches for maintaining indoor air quality
Nov 11, 2016
Polluted indoor air is a cocktail with many possible ingredients.
Nursing home residents are living longer while becoming exposed to a toxic cocktail of indoor pollutant that could make them more susceptible to chronic lung diseases like COPD, European researchers reported...
Are hard surface floors really greener?
Sep 15, 2014
While it cannot be denied that hard surface flooring is likely to last longer than carpeting, there are studies that question if it is actually easier and more cost effective to maintain. Carpeting may...
Honeywell introduces allergen remover
May 13, 2014
Honeywell has made its Bluetooth® Smart True HEPA Allergen Remover available for purchase. It’s the first air purifier to use Bluetooth® technology to track local pollen counts via a mobile app.