Maintenance and Operations - August 2013
Janitors are on the front lines of crucial infection control
Tips for care and repair of four major commercial flooring categories
Planning, vigilance, isolation, thorough cleaning help hospital keep HAI in check
Brooklyn Hospital Center's emphasis on fresh and healthy food stations boosts traffic 14 percent
P&G Professional poll includes more than 400 cleaning professionals from healthcare, food service, commercial and hospitality sectors.
Color, texture and simple language can ease patient journey through medical facility.
Report provides healthcare facilities departments with benchmarking tools to help them communicate effectively with finance-focused senior management.
A Paris hospital has installed 20 full- and semi-outdoor wayfinding kiosks to enhance visitors' experience and reduce the need for staff to direct wandering visitors.
A New Jersey legislator pushes medical waste legislation after syringes washed up on Island Beach State Park earlier this month.
A new case study examines the role of improved environmental hygiene in lowering infections and raising HCAHPS Scores at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, Ill., near Chicago. Communication with patients also plays a role.
Healthcare facilities have begun to focus more on privacy, noise control and acoustics not only to meet HIPPA mandates for patient confidentiality, but also to increase patient satisfaction.