Facility Operations - February 2022

Healthcare Facilities Management Market to Reach $68 Billion by 2026

Emerging technologies is playing a key role in the growth of the healthcare facilities management market.

2/28/2022


Healthcare Facilities Management Market to Reach $68 Billion by 2026

Emerging technologies is playing a key role in the growth of the healthcare facilities management market.

2/28/2022


Behavioral Health Job Vacancies Lead to Long Patient Waitlists

Recruitment and retention concerns and hundreds of vacancies are contributing to months-long waitlists and an 11 percent decrease in the number of individuals served compared to 2019

2/25/2022


CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations

The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022


CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations

The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022


CISA Sends ‘Shields Up’ Message to Healthcare Organizations

The message follows the U.S. State Department advisory urging Americans to leave Ukraine.

2/25/2022


Hospitals Look to Technology, Donations to Retain Staff

Labor shortage has become a top concern for healthcare executives as workers are quitting in large numbers.

2/24/2022


Hospitals Look to Technology, Donations to Retain Staff

Labor shortage has become a top concern for healthcare executives as workers are quitting in large numbers.

2/24/2022


Health Centers Receive $55 Million To Expand Access

Funds increase access and quality for underserved populations through virtual care, such as telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

2/24/2022


Health Centers Receive $55 Million To Expand Access

Funds increase access and quality for underserved populations through virtual care, such as telehealth and remote patient monitoring.

2/24/2022


Senior Care Facilities Look Toward Technology to Combat Resident Loneliness

More consumer electronics are being used in senior care facilities to help residents stay connected.

2/23/2022


Healthcare Looks to Expand 3D Printing in 2022

More healthcare facilities are looking to add 3D-printing services within their operations.

2/23/2022


Healthcare Looks to Expand 3D Printing in 2022

More healthcare facilities are looking to add 3D-printing services within their operations.

2/23/2022


OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard: Are You in Compliance?

Respiratory protection programs continue to be among most cited annual OSHA violations across all industries.

2/22/2022


AHA Urges Congress to Address Labor Shortage

American Hospital Association details steps labor shortage that is impacting healthcare.

2/22/2022


Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology

While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022


Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology

While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022


Patient Data Concerns Grow as Facilities Add Technology

While emerging technologies add value to healthcare facilities, top executives are concerned about patient data.

2/18/2022


OSHA Asks Healthcare Facilities to Better Protect Workers

Reports of injuries and illness in healthcare workers increased by 249 percent in 2020.

2/17/2022


S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect

A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.

2/17/2022


S.C. Nursing Home Owner Arrested, Charged with Neglect

A South Carolina man who owns and runs two assisted living facilities was arrested and charged recently with neglecting and exploiting vulnerable adults and breach of trust.

2/17/2022


Hospitals Must Address Biases to Improve Patient Care

Lack of resources because of the ongoing pandemic have played a role in taking action against biases.

2/16/2022


Access Board Rule Targets Diagnostic Equipment

Standards established minimum technical criteria to ensure accessibility to medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables and imaging equipment.

2/16/2022


Access Board Rule Targets Diagnostic Equipment

Standards established minimum technical criteria to ensure accessibility to medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables and imaging equipment.

2/16/2022


Senior Living Groups Form Coalition on Diversity and Inclusion

Coalition’s goal is to create a plan of action and strategy around diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging.

2/16/2022


Water-Conservation Strategies for Healthcare Facilities

Understanding how and how much facilities use water is critical in curtailing waste and cutting utility costs

2/15/2022


Hospitals Growing Weary of Labor Shortages

CEOs label ongoing labor problems as top concern within healthcare facilities.

2/15/2022


Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022


Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022


Hospitals Warned Against Potential Ransomware Attacks

HHS suggests that healthcare facilities take the following steps to reduce attack surface areas to the greatest extent possible.

2/15/2022


Tackling Dry-Surface Biofilm

Bacteria on damp and dry surfaces colonize with other germs to build a tough, protective biofilm.

2/14/2022


Mental Health in Healthcare Facilities Reaches Crisis Levels

More businesses have begun prioritizing their employees’ mental wellbeing as reports of poor mental health have reached crisis levels.

2/14/2022


Mental Health in Healthcare Facilities Reaches Crisis Levels

More businesses have begun prioritizing their employees’ mental wellbeing as reports of poor mental health have reached crisis levels.

2/14/2022


4 Technologies Shaping Hospitals of the Future

Managers can expect augmented reality, artificial intelligence, virtual reality and virtual beds to reshape healthcare.

2/11/2022


USDA Provides $1 Billion in Grants To Improve Rural Hospitals

Funding will help build or improve hospitals and clinics and help other essential community facilities.

2/11/2022


What the Future of Lighting Holds for Healthcare

UV-C lighting technology has proven to be effective, but how many healthcare facilities will buy into the trend?

2/10/2022


What the Future of Lighting Holds for Healthcare

UV-C lighting technology has proven to be effective, but how many healthcare facilities will buy into the trend?

2/10/2022


OSHA Spotlights Safety Risks from Use of Robots

Robots in hospitals perform cleaning duties, deliver medications and handle routine security.

2/9/2022


OSHA Spotlights Safety Risks from Use of Robots

Robots in hospitals perform cleaning duties, deliver medications and handle routine security.

2/9/2022


Healthcare Facilities Digitize to Meet Evolving Pandemic Needs

Medical technology companies embrace digitization of product development, engineering, production and logistics.

2/9/2022


COVID-19 Takes Toll on Hospital Operating Margins

Hospital operating margins dropped more than 15 percent in 2021 compared to pre-pandemic levels.

2/7/2022


COVID-19 Monitoring Evolves as Virus Spreads

As the nation continues to cope with pandemic, healthcare facilities seek new ways to monitor cases

2/4/2022


COVID-19 Monitoring Evolves as Virus Spreads

As the nation continues to cope with pandemic, healthcare facilities seek new ways to monitor cases

2/4/2022


VA’s New EHR Creates Woes for Physicians: GAO 

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs' rollout of its new electronic health record transferred data to the new system, but the results failed to meet the needs of VA physicians.

2/4/2022


Cleaning Strategies for Furniture, Furnishings and Patient Care Equipment

Pieces of hospital equipment most likely to spread infection are difficult to disinfect.

2/3/2022


Enlivant Receives WELL Health-Safety Rating

Enlivant has become the first senior living provider to earn the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management.

2/2/2022


How Hospitals Can Tackle Pandemics with Technology

As admissions soar, environmental services departments continue to implement innovative solutions.

2/1/2022


How Hospitals Can Tackle Pandemics with Technology

As admissions soar, environmental services departments continue to implement innovative solutions.

2/1/2022


Nursing Shortage Goes Beyond Pandemic

Organizations must hire more than 13 million nurses in the next decade, but challenges remain that leave many hesitant to stay.

2/1/2022



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