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Premiere Episode of 1 Hour to Focus on Moving Forward While Grappling with COVID-19
1 Hour is part of the @Work VirtualCast platform, which connects healthcare real estate, design, construction, facilities management, and related professionals to timely events, news, education, and resources. The first episode airs July 29 at 3 pm ET and offers 1 CE. The lineup features:  
  • Brian Weldy, Vice President Facilities and Engineering for HCA Healthcare, one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, comprising 184 hospitals, approximately 2,000 sites of care, and 35 million annual patient encounters.
  • Dr. Charisse Oland, president of Oland Consulting and former CEO of three Midwest hospitals.
  • Warren Geller, President and CEO of Englewood Health, the New Jersey-based health system comprising Englewood Hospital, the 450 providers within the Englewood Health Physician Network, and the Englewood Health Foundation.
  • Mike WoodVice President, Planning, Design, Construction & Energy for Medxcel, which manages facilities in multiple states for one of nation’s largest health systems.
  • Mike Hargrave, Principal at Revista, which tracks healthcare real estate and construction activity throughout the U.S.

AMFP members view for free, but registration is required. Register at

Free On-demand Webinar from AMFP: Engineering "Must-Haves" and "Nice-to-Haves" in Managing the Patient Surge Crisis While Mitigating Cross-Infection

This 1-hour webinar addresses how to prepare an OR; converting a PACU into a patient ward; medical gas implications regarding increased ventilator usage; steps to assessing and modifying your existing infrastructure; and wireless patient monitoring technology to mitigate cross-infection. This webinar is co-hosted by the Association of Medical Facility Professionals and Schneider Electric. 

Access the slides here.
Find answers to questions posted during the live webinar here.

Free On-demand Webinar from AMFP: Managing Your Healthcare Construction Project in Midst of COVID-19 Crisis

Healthcare construction teams are now in the same category as first responders. On April 2, a team of experts working on the front lines shared what they’ve learned since the COVID-19 outbreak began, covering what’s working, traps to avoid, and how to win cooperation. This webinar is co-hosted by the Association of Medical Facility Professionals.

Now available on demand.
NOTE: Upon clicking into the webinar, you can download the presentation slides from the green resource list in the widget tab.

Free Webinar: Pandemic Planning, Response, and Recovery for Facility Managers

The Professional Facility Management Institute and the ProFM team have created a 3-part series of webinars to guide facility managers through the pandemic. Stephen Brown, ProFM, is sharing tips gleaned from 25 years global experience in facility management to help FM teams secure and maintain business continuity during this time.

Watch the video.

Work from home insight

Six Computer Security Tips When Working at Home

Criminal hackers are relentless in preying on the multitude of employees working at home. If your company has not provided with stay-at-home workers secure company-issued products, here are some tips to maintain security.  
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Working Remotely? Tips to Jumpstart Success

Designing a plan for remote work is more important than ever.
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Managing a Remote Team?

Help your employees thrive with these simple strategies.
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Tips for a Healthy Work Experience

It's amazing how making even small tweaks to furnishings or work habits can make you more comfortable and energized over a long work day.
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Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Healthcare Construction Projects
FTI Consulting identifies capital project scenarios it is currently seeing play out in the healthcare sector.
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Revista’s COVID-19 Impact Survey Results for Owners, Managers, Agents, and Investors in Medical Real Estate

Learn which specialties are being hardest hit and how to best position yourself for the future. 
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Six Steps Hospital Facilities Can Take to Reduce the Risk of Spreading Infectious Disease

Chris Roberts, Healthcare Global Solutions Architect, Schneider Electric, and AMFP vice president, brings his perspective to bear in a new blog on how facility managers can work in tandem with hospital leadership and infectious disease specialists to help ensure the efficient and optimal operation of their systems’ HVAC systems.  
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Comprehensive Healthcare Infrastructure for Critical Preparedness
It often takes years to design and build a typical hospital, but pandemics are anything but typical. In these situations, capacity must be added in weeks, if not days. Fortunately, there are ways to overcome this challenge. This new eGuide from Schneider Electric offers a full array of healthcare infrastructure solutions.
Read more.

Increasing Room for Patients: Adapting Existing Hospital Spaces for COVID-19 Treatment

In the race to identify additional hospital spaces for COVID-19 treatment, Stantec healthcare architect Doug King shares why existing operating rooms offer distinct opportunities for patients who need isolation. 

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Mazzetti Guidance for Management of COVID-19 in Healthcare Facilities
Find guidance to address the patient surge regarding air systems and filtration, managing aerosols, converting ORs, ICU management, med gas implications, and more.
Download here.

72-Hour Bed Demand Assessment and Capacity Expansion Plan

As the surge of COVID-19 cases begins to impact hospital bed demand, facilities are looking for ways to swiftly and safely increase capacity. Array Advisors has developed an Assessment Action Plan Tool to help guide initial analysis. Download the free tool to support your capacity management planning.
Download here.

Guidance to Adapt Existing Systems for AII Requirements

TLC Engineering provides guidance on how to adapt systems an existing facility to accommodate airborne infectious isolation space requirements.

COVID-19 Coalition Brings Together Health Systems, Technology Cos. to Respond to Pandemic

Seventeen large health systems, including Mayo Clinic and Intermountain Healthcare, are working together with technology companies like Amazon and Microsoft within a newly launched COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition aiming to save more lives through real-time learning. 
Learn more.

Understand the Underlying Science Key to Stopping Spread of Virus in Your Facility 
Camfil's VP of R&D explains how the virus spreads and proper steps to ensure your HVAC ventilation systems and filtration are limiting the virus' spread in high risk areas.
Read more or watch the video interview here.

Steps Healthcare Facilities Can Take Now to Prepare for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The CDC offers tools and guidance for protecting healthcare workers from the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Preparing for COVID-19: Long-term Care Facilities, Nursing Homes
The CDC offers preparedness checklists and guidance for protecting patients and workers at long-term care facilities 
from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Read more.