Maintenance and Operations - January 2016

Va. healthcare facilities mobilized for winter storm

Hospital leaders meet with various departments to make sure things ran smoothly no matter what

1/27/2016


A healthcare facility's wayfinding system should provide clear language for direction-giving

Consistent, simplified directions builds an interconnected system of communication

1/25/2016


Oprah weighs in on paper vs. air debate for hand hygiene

Website spotlights a recent study in the Journal of Hospital Infection that tested three popular drying methods.

1/21/2016


Tailoring pest management for different healthcare facilities

The pests ‚ like the patients — can be very different for each facility

1/19/2016


Hospitals eliminating antibiotics from meal offerings

Concern about the livestock industry's overuse of antibiotics has led a number of health care institutions to start choosing antibiotic-free meat

1/18/2016


Healthcare facility standards support organizational goals

Advocate Health Care wrote its own flooring standards

1/15/2016


MRSA could cost healthcare facilities hundreds of millions of dollars

2017 Medicare rules will include MRSA in all reimbursement calculations

1/8/2016


Home-laundering of scrubs challenged

Readers of Outpatient Surgery magazine challenge regulations. common practices

1/8/2016


Hospitals update to stay relevant

Modernizing systems and investing in technology will be essential

1/6/2016


Legionella threats go beyond cooling towers

Facility managers of hospitals and longterm care facilities should be especially aware of Legionella

1/6/2016



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