Maintenance and Operations - August 2016

Looking at healthcare self-regulation program

Every time an outbreak is linked to linen services, healthcare laundry industry standards go under the microscope

8/31/2016


Patient falls from healthcare facility window after removing safety grill

An investigation has been launched surrounding the incident at the Weston General Hospital in the U.K.

8/22/2016


Healthcare facilities urged to create leaner working environments

Healthcare leaders need to identify financing mechanisms that will limit their initial capital investment and enable them to cost-effectively use facilities over the next five to 10 years

8/19/2016


Curbing linen loss at healthcare facilities

Disappearing healthcare textiles could lead to shortages and result in higher costs

8/18/2016


Boosting the financial performance of healthcare properties

Accurate data are vital to optimizing a healthcare portfolio

8/17/2016


Ontario plans $175 million in hospital repairs and upgrades

Provincial government says it wants to ensure Ontario’s hospitals remain in good working order

8/16/2016


Facility improvements can boost patient experiences and HCAHPS scores

Staff, patient-centered operations and well-designed facilities work together

8/12/2016


LED lighting delivers better light and healthy savings to Reston Hospital Center

Virginia healthcare facility replaces the outdated metal halide light fixtures in its parking garage

8/11/2016


The path from social work to healthcare administration

The Affordable Care Act has created an increase in healthcare utilization and a new emphasis on quality

8/9/2016


Free valet service at healthcare facility makes positive first impression

Service at the Adele Hall Campus of Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo, has received good reviews in first year

8/1/2016



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