Facility Operations - March 2022

Hospitals’ Body Cameras Help Fight Workplace Violence

CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.

3/31/2022


Hospitals’ Body Cameras Help Fight Workplace Violence

CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.

3/31/2022


Hospitals’ Body Cameras Help Fight Workplace Violence

CoxHealth hospitals’ security guards have started to wear body cams to help monitor workplace violence.

3/31/2022


Why Healthcare Facilities Need to Update Their Software Systems

By not regularly updating software systems, healthcare facilities could be putting their patients at risk.

3/30/2022



The Crucial Role of Hospital Filtration and Ventilation Systems

Systems are critical in providing safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff throughout facility.

3/29/2022


The Crucial Role of Hospital Filtration and Ventilation Systems

Systems are critical in providing safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff throughout facility.

3/29/2022



Fit for Purpose Disinfection: A Closer Look

If hygiene procedures are to be effective, a determination needs to be made regarding product efficacy and whether the results are worthwhile.

3/28/2022


Fit for Purpose Disinfection: A Closer Look

If hygiene procedures are to be effective, a determination needs to be made regarding product efficacy and whether the results are worthwhile.

3/28/2022


Healthcare Facility Infrastructure Changes for the Digital Age

Facility managers are now up to the impossible task of deciding when aging infrastructure needs to be updated, but how does technology play a role?

3/28/2022


OSHA Works Toward Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers

OSHA is developing a standard to protect healthcare and healthcare support service workers from workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

3/25/2022


OSHA Works Toward Standard to Protect Healthcare Workers

OSHA is developing a standard to protect healthcare and healthcare support service workers from workplace exposure to the COVID-19 virus.

3/25/2022


What Healthcare Facilities Risk When Patient Data Gets Exposed

There has been an uptick of cyberattacks against hospitals and other healthcare facilities, putting patients at risk.

3/24/2022


What Healthcare Facilities Risk When Patient Data Gets Exposed

There has been an uptick of cyberattacks against hospitals and other healthcare facilities, putting patients at risk.

3/24/2022


Firing Over COVID-19 Complaint Triggers U.S. Lawsuit

Whistleblower sues over alleged firing regarding complaint about medical practice's failure to protect employees from COVID-19.

3/24/2022


Rethinking Routine Healthcare Cleaning Practices

Housekeeping managers need to understand the difference between hotel clean and hospital clean.

3/23/2022


How Will Technology Change the Way Healthcare Facilities Operate?

Manufacturers discuss the impacts and challenges of new technology on facilities

3/23/2022


Hospital Earns Recognition from Arbor Day Foundation

Aspirus Wausau Hospital earned recognition in the foundation’s third year of the program.

3/22/2022


Cleaning Patient Rooms Once a Day Is Not Enough

Studies have shown that cleaning hospital rooms only once per day is not enough because surfaces can get contaminated more quickly

3/22/2022


VA Recommends Closing Hospitals in System Overhaul

VA system serves about 9 million veterans nationwide through 171 medical facilities and more than 1,000 outpatient care locations.

3/21/2022


COVID-19 Drives Surge in Workplace Violence

Joint Commission revised its workplace violence standards effective Jan. 1, 2022.

3/18/2022


COVID-19 Drives Surge in Workplace Violence

Joint Commission revised its workplace violence standards effective Jan. 1, 2022.

3/18/2022


Strategic Emergency Preparedness for Healthcare Facilities 

Healthcare facilities must practice continuous emergency preparedness in the face of these more intense natural disasters, but is it practical to always be prepared for every emergency?

3/17/2022


Most Rural Hospitals at Risk of Closure

The ongoing labor shortage has contributed to wards shutting down at several hospitals, but what happens when an entire facility closes?

3/17/2022


Incoming Technology Trends for Healthcare Facilities Management

Technology manufacturers discuss what trends to look out for in the coming years.

3/16/2022


Emergency Preparedness Now a Year-Round Challenge

Threats from hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes require increased attention to healthcare facility resilience.

3/14/2022


Emergency Preparedness Now a Year-Round Challenge

Threats from hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes require increased attention to healthcare facility resilience.

3/14/2022


OSHA Expands COVID-19 Inspections at Healthcare Facilities

OSHA will increase highly focused inspections at healthcare facilities that treat or handle COVID-19 patients.

3/11/2022


NIST Guide Targets Cybersecurity for Telehealth

The guide aims to help identify risks associated with remote patient monitoring architecture.

3/10/2022


HHS Invests in Healthcare Supply Chain

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources will invest in $250 million to reduce dependency on foreign markets.

3/10/2022


How to Gain Patient Trust with New Technology

New technology aims to improve the quality of patient care, but many patients are wary to try new products without seeing previous results.

3/9/2022


Bat Intrusion Hits Louisiana Medical Center

No patients or staff members were harmed, and affected areas were cleaned and disinfected.

3/9/2022


Bat Intrusion Hits Louisiana Medical Center

No patients or staff members were harmed, and affected areas were cleaned and disinfected.

3/9/2022


Now is the Time to Improve Cybersecurity Protocols

As hospitals and other healthcare facilities invest in new technologies, it is essential that managers stay on top of cybersecurity.

3/8/2022


Now is the Time to Improve Cybersecurity Protocols

As hospitals and other healthcare facilities invest in new technologies, it is essential that managers stay on top of cybersecurity.

3/8/2022


Two Emergency Preparedness Tactics for Healthcare Facilities

Facility managers must ensure buildings and organizations are ready to handle crises while supporting a high level of care.

3/8/2022


Two Emergency Preparedness Tactics for Healthcare Facilities

Facility managers must ensure buildings and organizations are ready to handle crises while supporting a high level of care.

3/8/2022


What Can Hospitals Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.

3/7/2022


What Can Hospitals Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

Reports of violence and harassment have increased in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, but organizations are still looking for the best way to protect staff members and patients.

3/7/2022


4 Best Practices to Follow for Optimal Elevator Performance

Conducting an elevator audit can help ensure healthcare facility managers that their elevators are operating at peak performance.

3/4/2022


CDC Eases Mask Requirements

As COVID-19 numbers trend downward, the CDC loosens requirements for masks.

3/4/2022


Biden Reforms Aim to Improve Quality and Safety of Senior Care Facilities

President Joe Biden has announced plans to improve the quality of the nation’s nursing homes.

3/3/2022


Wisconsin Passes Law Protecting Healthcare Workers

The legislation makes it a felony to threaten a healthcare worker or their family.

3/3/2022


How Will Technology Change the Healthcare Industry?

With more software and technology being implemented into healthcare facilities, many wonder how the industry will change.

3/2/2022



FREE
NEWSLETTER

News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

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



You Might Like