Maintenance and Operations - October 2019

First Leapfrog ratings of outpatient facilities finds issues

Less than 1 percent of ASCs and 6 percent of HOPDs have implemented an electronic compliance monitoring system for hand hygiene


Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied

Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe


Pa. healthcare facility adds calming live music to common areas

New arts department created a variety of art and music therapies at the hospital


Standards and certifications can support sustainable ice melt choices

Third-party certifications for the EPA and Green Seal can help FMs narrow choices down to products that meet specific sustainability criteria


10 reasons why stainless steel products are the best choice for healthcare design teams and facility managers

Stainless steel products provide many functional and health benefits.


Delivery drones may be becoming more common for hospitals

Federal regulators may be growing more comfortable with moving medical and commercial drone delivery


Exploring biggest maintenance challenges healthcare facilities

The focus of the maintenance team should be on creating an environment that continuously supports the best delivery of each of these priorities


The benefits of patient entertainment systems

Modern patient entertainment systems are a great way of putting patients first


Virginia VA hospital lost track of $1.8 million of equipment, supplies

They were in an unmarked second-floor storage room and a warehouse basement


Water efficiency can boost facility resilience

As building owners and facility managers plan and prioritize capital improvements, resilience during extreme weather, power interruptions, and other events has become a priority


Many healthcare facilities are developing command centers

Examining and tracking tens of millions of data points, pieces of equipment and people is a great challenge, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Avoiding winter equipment problems

Maintenance, inspection and training are key


Facilities department has a role in lean management

Implementing continuous improvement, standardization can benefit maintenance and engineering


Stem cells destroyed after freezer fails at Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Fifty-six patients, some with cancer, lost stem cells



FREE Newsletter Signup Form

News & Updates | Webcast Alerts
Building Technologies | & More!


All fields are required. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.


Healthcare Facilities Today membership includes free email newsletters from our facility-industry brands.

Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Posts

Copyright © 2023 TradePress. All rights reserved.