Maintenance and Operations - June 2022

Warmer Weather Means It's Time to Winterize Facilities

The best time to start winterizing sidewalks and parking lots is during the summer.

6/30/2022


Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities Hit Hardest by Staffing Woes

The good news is total employment within the continuing care retirement communities and assisted living sectors inched up in recent months.

6/29/2022


Senior Care Facilities Aim to Restore Image After Negative Press

A slew of negative publicity has forced senior care facilities to make sweeping changes to how they operate.

6/28/2022


Hospital Grade Gloves Market to Reach $4.9 Billion by 2026

United States makes up 33.8 percent of the global surgical gloves market.

6/27/2022


Linen Market Sees Surge in Demand from Hospitals

The hospital linen supply market is expected to reach $21.3 million by 2030.

6/24/2022


Which Ice Melt is Best for Your Facility?

Ice melt manufacturers help facilities managers choose which product meets the needs of their operations.

6/23/2022


MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center Receives ‘A’ Grade from The Leapfrog Group

The is the fourth “A” grade that the medical center has received from the Leapfrog Group.

6/15/2022


Mental Health Issues Drive More Employees to Quit

As COVID-19 cases increase again, healthcare facilities workers are once again feeling the strain of weakened operations and limited staff.

6/14/2022


Senior Care Facilities Still Facing Staffing Shortages, Economic Crisis on the Horizon

73 percent of providers are concerned about having to close their facilities over staffing woes.

6/13/2022


Increased Stay Lengths and Limited Staff Hurts Senior Care Facilities

Staffing challenges are negatively impacting the patient discharge process.

6/10/2022


Common Errors Facilities Managers Make When Spreading Ice Melts

Ice melts and snow removal manufacturers discuss common misconceptions that surround these products.

6/9/2022


Senators Urge GAO to Study Accessibility Within Healthcare Facilities

U.S. senators asked the Government Accountability Office to conduct a comprehensive study into the persisting barriers that Americans with disabilities of all backgrounds experience in accessing healthcare.

6/7/2022


Nursing Homes Face Ongoing Economic Troubles 

The report assesses the potential impact on access to care and health equity.

6/6/2022


Advocate Aurora Health and Atrium Health to Combine Services

The new organization will have a combined footprint across Illinois, Wisconsin, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. 

6/3/2022


Senior Care Facilities Strive to Make Improvements to Satisfy Residents

Senior care facilities are working to upgrade their operations to appease residents and staff.

6/2/2022


Surgeon General Addresses Healthcare Worker Crisis

Advisory lays out recommendations for healthcare organizations and facilities to address worker burnout and ensure their well-being.

6/2/2022


Polk County, Iowa Limits Capacity in Hospital

Iowa county cites rising COVID cases and staffing shortages for limited services.

6/1/2022



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