Maintenance and Operations - September 2015

BIM can bring efficiency to facility management

A building information model (BIM) allows facilities managers to share information about building components from initial design through ongoing maintenance

9/29/2015


Careful specifications can prevent flooring failure

Flaws often begin to occur at the base with the concrete slab

9/25/2015


Operating room environment can address strategic challenges

When operating rooms have the correct levels of HVAC, they can help hospitals decrease risk of infection

9/24/2015


New sewage leak reported at Venice hospital

Latest sewage breach forced Venice Regional Bayfront Health to evacuate patients and wall off a section of the facility

9/22/2015


Masking noise and conversation in healthcare facilities

Technology uses loudspeakers to distribute an engineered background sound throughout a facility

9/17/2015


Special legal and financial factors should be considered for healthcare lease guaranties

A lease is only as strong as the guarantor's financial condition

9/15/2015


New hospital compliance resources available

Joint Commission adds resources to physical environment portal

9/10/2015


Quebec superhospital plagued by sewage floods

SNC-Lavalin and the McGill University Health Centre working to fix recurring daily backups

9/10/2015


Contractors can sink an accreditation survey

Healthcare facility staff should try and control the process as much as possible

9/8/2015


Missouri hospitals working to prevent nurses' injuries

State is one of 11 requiring facilities to adopt safety initiatives

9/2/2015


Four ways to save money while running a hospital

The average cost of running a small city hospital is nearly $200,000 a day not including clinicians' wages.

9/1/2015


Building automation can improve patient experience

Today's technology is allowing FMs to provide greater individual control in patient room

9/1/2015



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