Facility Operations - November 2022

Benefits of Zen Gardens for Hospital Patients and Workers

Studies show that being close to nature improves the healing process and increases job satisfaction.

11/29/2022


CDC: Hospital Associated Infections On the Rise

CDC recently reported continued increases in certain healthcare-associated infections (HAI) in 2021 and improvements in others.

11/29/2022


3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure

Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022


Shore Medical Center Upgrades Security Systems, Improves Efficiency

Shore Medical Center provides high-level security to patients, staff and visitors with efficient, intuitive IP cameras and a video management system to monitor its campus.

11/28/2022


6 Ways to Get Occupants and Visitors to Take the Stairs

A stairway campaign can encourage people to add more physical activity into their days.

11/23/2022


Using Biophilia for Healing

Biophilic design speeds recovery rates, reduces stress and decreases dependency on medication.

11/22/2022


Healthcare Industry Continues to Grow Despite Ongoing Disruptions

Seventy-five percent of hospital chief financial officers still plan to decrease their operating budgets.

11/21/2022


Flu, RSV, COVID-19 Combine to Impact Facilities

Over 4,300 influenza patients were admitted to hospitals in the week ending Oct. 29, the highest for that period in a decade.

11/21/2022


Healthcare Systems Receive Cyberattack Alert

The alert warns healthcare sector about possible threat Iranian hackers might pose to systems and facilities.

11/18/2022


Healthcare Systems Receive Cyberattack Alert

The alert warns healthcare sector about possible threat Iranian hackers might pose to systems and facilities.

11/18/2022


Fighting HAIs Takes Toll on Preventionists

Preventionists’ physical and mental health were negatively impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11/17/2022


Fighting HAIs Takes Toll on Preventionists

Preventionists’ physical and mental health were negatively impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11/17/2022


Hand Dryer Manufacturers Drive New Technologies Forward

Touchless technologies allow facilities managers to focus on more meaningful tasks.

11/17/2022


Hand Dryer Manufacturers Drive New Technologies Forward

Touchless technologies allow facilities managers to focus on more meaningful tasks.

11/17/2022


CDC Sends Alert on Contaminated Water Lines

CDC reported it is investigating a March 2022 cluster of suspected nontuberculous Mycobacteria infections in children at an undisclosed location.

11/16/2022


CDC Sends Alert on Contaminated Water Lines

CDC reported it is investigating a March 2022 cluster of suspected nontuberculous Mycobacteria infections in children at an undisclosed location.

11/16/2022


How Luxury Senior Care Facilities Create a Community Between Residents

Senior care facilities are prioritizing connectivity and wellness for residents.

11/16/2022


ASHE Book Tackles Healthcare Facilities Management

The 130-plus page introductory book provides an orientation to healthcare facilities management.

11/15/2022


The Role of Facilities in Healthcare Incident Command

To provide valuable advice to the incident commander, healthcare facility managers need to understand the Healthcare Incident Command System and their role in it.

11/14/2022


Healthcare Facilities Suffered More Cyberattacks than Other Industries

Phishing was the most common type of cyberattack.

11/14/2022


Healthcare Facilities Suffered More Cyberattacks than Other Industries

Phishing was the most common type of cyberattack.

11/14/2022


Small Hospital Investments Can Aid in Sustainable Initiatives

Report chronicles efforts of hospitals that took a variety of successful approaches to shrinking their carbon footprints.

11/11/2022



How Hand Dryers Can Help Managers Reduce Costs

Managers should not overlook the critical role of hand dryers.

11/10/2022


Guide Helps Healthcare Facilities Embrace Telehealth

Document provides insights and best practices for telehealth, including carbon reduction, space utilization, equitable access and technology.

11/10/2022


How Proper Cleaning Can Limit the Spread of Norovirus

Norovirus can break out in any facility where the cleaning staff is not properly equipped or trained.

11/9/2022


Cybersecurity Attacks Now Commonplace within Healthcare Facilities

Cybersecurity attacks have been growing at a rapid rate within the healthcare sector.

11/8/2022



2 Nurses Assaulted Every Hour in U.S.

As healthcare facilities managers revisit security and safety guidelines to prevent workplace violence, new statistics reveal immense challenge.

11/7/2022


Quarter of Healthcare Organizations Halted Operations After Ransomware Attacks

Fifty-seven percent of global organizations admit being compromised by ransomware over past three years.

11/7/2022


Quarter of Healthcare Organizations Halted Operations After Ransomware Attacks

Fifty-seven percent of global organizations admit being compromised by ransomware over past three years.

11/7/2022


Court Denies Health Provider's Objection Over Whistleblower

Health Center and CEO allegedly violated OSHA law by terminating employee who reported concerns about workplace COVID-19 exposure.

11/4/2022


Healthcare Facilities to Rely on Automation as Labor Shortage Continues

More healthcare facilities have begun using technology systems.

11/4/2022


Staffing Strategies: Appreciate, Talk and Mentor

Tactics can prevent burnout, which is a real concern among healthcare workers.

11/3/2022


Hand Dryers Offer a Sustainable Alternative

Hand dryers help drive a sustainable message.

11/3/2022


Group Calls out Concern for Medical Waste During Extreme Weather

Hospitals that outsource RMW treatment services are most vulnerable when the transportation infrastructure is compromised due to flooding and debris.

11/3/2022


Group Calls out Concern for Medical Waste During Extreme Weather

Hospitals that outsource RMW treatment services are most vulnerable when the transportation infrastructure is compromised due to flooding and debris.

11/3/2022


Cleaning to Impress Visitors

Every day of the week, hundreds or thousands of guests walk through your doors.

11/2/2022


Cleaning to Impress Visitors

Every day of the week, hundreds or thousands of guests walk through your doors.

11/2/2022


Healthcare Facilities at Risk of More Climate Events if Emissions Aren't Reduced

Negligent climate actions are taking years off of people’s lives.

11/2/2022


Dallas Hospital Shooting Leaves Two Dead

Police identified the hospital employees as a 45-year-old nurse and a 63-year-old social worker.

11/1/2022


Upgrading IAQ Systems Without Compromising Energy Efficiency

Improving air quality should not interfere with sustainability goals.

11/1/2022


Upgrading IAQ Systems Without Compromising Energy Efficiency

Improving air quality should not interfere with sustainability goals.

11/1/2022



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