Maintenance and Operations - September 2017

Sewage leaking from Winnipeg hospital

A drainage pipe has been discharging raw sewage into the soil since at least spring

9/22/2017


W.V. VA sends help to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts

The Beckley VA Medical Center has deployed a five-member team to Alabama

9/19/2017


Maintaining building barrier protections

Energy efficiency is often one of the easiest ways to improve a healthcare facility's bottom line

9/14/2017


In better news, eclipse went off without a healthcare hitch

But hospitals still watching for foodborne or waterborne disease outbreaks

9/11/2017


EHRs and paper: The headaches of document management

The infographic offers statistics including information on how much paper-dependent practices waste time

9/11/2017


Houston VA hospital prepares for aftermath

Downtown healthcare facility remained open

9/8/2017


Texas hospitals short of (usable) water

Beaumont's water pump broke, cutting off water supplies to the city

9/8/2017


Houston hospitals may not be back to normal for a month

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council estimates that nearly two dozen hospitals have evacuated patients

9/7/2017


Most Houston healthcare facilities withstand Harvey

Ben Taub Hospital's hospital-wide evacuation shrunk to only three vehicles

9/7/2017


Faulty sink valve causes flood at Canadian healthcare facility

Leak happened in unit where patients recover from bone marrow procedures

9/6/2017


Harvey could financially hurt struggling Houston hospitals

The storm has forced hospitals to cancel surgeries, evacuate patients and contend with food and supply shortages

9/5/2017


Houston hospital abandons plans to evacuate patients

Ben Taub Hospital calls off attempts to evacuate patients after a series of delays

9/5/2017


Tampa healthcare facility reviewing emergency plan in wake of Houston flooding

One of Tampa's biggest, busiest hospitals would probably be underwater

9/1/2017


Harvey highlights need for emergency plans

Dozens of healthcare facilities in Texas have had to evacuate

9/1/2017



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