Facility Operations - May 2022

Independent Living Communities Offers Residents Luxury Amenities

Waterman Village also features high-end fitness facilities, luxurious new homes and weekly social activities.

5/31/2022


Why Your Facility Needs a Pest Management Plan

Hospitals face a series of risks when unwanted pests get into their facility.

5/31/2022


Why Your Facility Needs a Pest Management Plan

Hospitals face a series of risks when unwanted pests get into their facility.

5/31/2022


GAO Cites Concerns About OSHA’s Pandemic Performance

Report says OSHA must closely scrutinize itself to ensure future actions protect workers.

5/27/2022


VA Issues Three COVID-19 Protocol Levels at Facilities

Levels align with CDC community transmission levels designed for use by healthcare facilities

5/26/2022


ARHS and UNC Health Board of Directors Form Long-Term Management Services

Through the agreement, the two organizations will expand local healthcare services and improve access to resources for patients. 

5/26/2022


Healthcare Wayfinding Evolves During Pandemic

Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals.

5/26/2022


Healthcare Wayfinding Evolves During Pandemic

Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals.

5/26/2022


How Healthcare Food Service Operations Work Through Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges

Hospital kitchens face the same challenges as families but on a much grander scale.

5/25/2022


How Healthcare Food Service Operations Work Through Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges

Hospital kitchens face the same challenges as families but on a much grander scale.

5/25/2022


How Healthcare Food Service Operations Work Through Ongoing Supply Chain Challenges

Hospital kitchens face the same challenges as families but on a much grander scale.

5/25/2022


Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health Explore Possible Merger

Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to explore affiliation options.

5/25/2022


Construction Training Can Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections

Hospitals can’t shutter operations during renovations, so it is up to construction crews to ensure their work doesn’t harm patients.

5/25/2022


Construction Training Can Prevent Hospital Acquired Infections

Hospitals can’t shutter operations during renovations, so it is up to construction crews to ensure their work doesn’t harm patients.

5/25/2022


Top 10 Diverse Hospitals and Health Systems Unveiled

DiversityInc reveals the top 10 diverse hospitals and health systems.

5/24/2022


U.S. Access Board Seeks Input on Medical Diagnostic Equipment

The guidance will help ensure equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users.

5/24/2022


Centura Health Acquires Two Hospitals

Both hospitals will become a part of the Catholic ministries with CommonSpirit Health.

5/24/2022


Elevating the Patient Experience with Creative Valet Parking Services

Valet services go well beyond simply parking cars.

5/23/2022


4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Can Scale Back on Water Usage

A Servicon report suggests four ways for healthcare facilities to become more sustainable.

5/23/2022


Strategic Planning for Healthcare Workers’ Safety and Health

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent climate change and weather-related events have reinforced the importance of ensuring patient and staff safety.

5/20/2022


Nichlaus Children’s Hospital Unveils First Wayfinding App 

The first of its kind app provides visitor and patients with turn-by-turn navigation around the hospital’s campus.

5/20/2022


How Flooring Impacts Healthcare Facilities

Poor design decisions and improper cleaning can increase risk of falls and infections.

5/19/2022


How Facilities Managers Can Better Prepare for Emergencies

Scott Cormier discusses how facility managers can weather the next storm.

5/18/2022


Parking Management Proves Critical for Public Health

Facility managers can take several critical steps that will make parking safer and protect hospital staff, patients and visitors

5/18/2022


How Healthcare Facilities Can Best Protect Their Assets

Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.

5/17/2022


How Healthcare Facilities Can Best Protect Their Assets

Daniel Loo of Rimkus Consulting Group's Safety and Security Practice advises how healthcare facilities can better serve their operations.

5/17/2022


Why and Where Do Healthcare Facilities Need to Disinfect? 

When deciding where to disinfect, environmental services managers must consider guidelines established by OSHA, the CDC and state and local regulatory agencies.

5/16/2022


New Study Shows Vendor Management Systems Improve Healthcare Facilities’ Ecosystems

Vendor Management Systems help maintain staffing, allowing for more informed hiring decisions within healthcare facilities.

5/16/2022


5 Must-Read Books on Healthcare Facilities Management

These books on healthcare facilities management help provide tools that are necessary to be successful within the industry.

5/13/2022


The Great Resignation: More Employees Plan to Quit in 2022

High levels of burnout and lack of flexibility are driving employees to quit.

5/12/2022


Healthcare Facility Upgrade Spotlights Staffing Resource

Facility renovation at California Institution for Men also provided incarcerated persons with hands-on training.

5/11/2022


Basic Infection Control Will Help Curtail HAIs

Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.

5/10/2022


Basic Infection Control Will Help Curtail HAIs

Out of every 100 patients in acute-care hospitals, seven patients in high-income countries and 15 patients in low- and middle-income countries will acquire at least one hospital acquired infection.

5/10/2022


Independent Living Expected to Expand

From fluctuating COVID measures to protecting and retaining workers, senior care facilities have continued to wrestle with a range of challenges.

5/9/2022


Staff Burnout is Now a Major Concern Within Healthcare Facilities

Manual tasks, staffing shortages and lack of technology are contributing to feelings of burnout within the healthcare industry.

5/9/2022


Better Buildings Spotlights Healthcare Facilities Sustainability

Healthcare sector partners represent 495 million square feet of space, collectively saving $310 million since 2011.

5/6/2022


Hundreds of Senior Care Facilities are Projected to Close in 2022

Lack of funding and ongoing staff burnout is playing a role into why many senior care facilities may close down by the end of the year.

5/5/2022


VA Continues Rollout of New EHR to Protect Data

Ohio debut marks third rollout in effort to replace 30-year-old software that tracks and stores patient data.

5/5/2022


Steward Health Care Acquires Fifth Facility in Arizona

Steward Health Care acquired Abrazo Mesa Hospital.

5/4/2022


Fighting Fecal Matter on High-Touch Surfaces

Diarrheal illnesses are among most frequent healthcare-acquired infections in long-term care facilities

5/3/2022


Fighting Fecal Matter on High-Touch Surfaces

Diarrheal illnesses are among most frequent healthcare-acquired infections in long-term care facilities

5/3/2022


Long Beach Medical Center Ranks 94 on World’s Best Hospitals 2022 List

The healthcare facility is ranked 94 out of more than 400 hospitals in the United States.

5/2/2022


How Self-Distribution Can Cut Supply Chain Costs in Healthcare

Managers who build their own distribution operations and diversify supply chains can reduce costs and optimize efficiency

5/2/2022



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