Does This New Study Have Major Implication for Infection Control?

by JRSBlogWriterMarch 28, 2019
New research finds a high prevalence of KPC in hospital sink drains. When it comes to reducing hospital acquired infections (HAIs), the decisions you make when choosing fixtures for your facility can have an impact. [More]

The Need for Healthcare Design with Bariatric Patients in Mind

by JRSBlogWriterOctober 16, 2018
The CDC reports that more than one third (38.9%) of U.S. adults are obese. Healthcare providers are apt to interact with a relatively higher percentage of obese patients due to related conditions such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, driving them to seek treatment. Read this article to discover simple ways to prepare your healthcare facility with bariatric patient safety in mind. [More]

Can Sink Design Play a Role in the Prevention of Hospital Acquired Infections?

by JRSBlogWriterAugust 17, 2018
HAIs are a devastating and costly problem for hospitals. Read to find out how a hospital in Toronto pinpointed the source of an infection outbreak and how Whitehall Manufacturing is helping others prevent the same situation. See how design can play a role in reducing the spread of Hospital-Acquired Infections or as they are sometimes called, Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). [More]

Three Important Healthcare Design Trends That Are Here To Stay

by JRSBlogWriterApril 4, 2018
The following three healthcare design trends have been around for some time now, however we now have the data to back up the efficacy of these trends. Manufacturers are also on board and now provide products that are not only functional, but aesthetically pleasing as well. What was once an ideal, is now a reality. [More]

Advances in ADA Design for Healthcare

by JRSBlogWriterDecember 13, 2017
Some healthcare facilities are leading the way and are striving to meet the needs of all patients to offer not only healthy and safe spaces, but inclusive spaces as well. Recent advances in plumbing design, especially with universal and ADA bathroom design, are helping those facilities meet their goals.[More]

REACH VET – A Predictive Approach to Suicide Prevention

by JRSBlogWriterNovember 9, 2017
Discover how the Veterans Administration is working to prevent veteran suicides and learn how you can help. [More]

Why Ligature Resistant Products and Universal Design Are Important For All Healthcare Environments

by JRSBlogWriterJune 14, 2016
The use of ligature resistant products in behavioral healthcare is evident. However, why should hospitals, emergency care facilities, and rehabilitation or nursing homes be considering them? [More]

Are You Overlooking Two Simple Ways To Reduce the Spread of Germs?

by JRSBlogWriterJanuary 28, 2016
While hand sanitizer is effective in inactivating some microbes, the CDC says it doesn’t beat washing hands with soap and water when it comes to staying germ-free. [More]

Two Ways To Lower Your Facility Maintenance Costs

by JRSBlogWriterSeptember 4, 2015
Cost and functionality are always a top consideration when purchasing products or approving specifications from the contractor, but upfront cost and functionality are not the only factors you have to consider. Initial savings may end up costing you money in time and labor down the road. [More]

Making It Even Easier To Get The Parts You Need When You Need Them

by JRSBlogWriterMarch 13, 2015
There are times when you need a part or standard stock item, and you need it now. As fate would have it, your rep may not have that part or item in st... [More]