Safety - July 2022

Tackling the Environment of Care Compliance Challenge

70 percent of the top 10 cited Joint Commission standards in 2021 consisted of EOC and life safety deficiencies.

7/29/2022


Lessons Hospitals Learned from COVID-19

Healthcare Association of New York State identified underlying system and process causes and contributing factors that resulted in an overwhelmed healthcare delivery system.

7/26/2022


Black Nursing Home Residents Transferred to Hospitals More Often

A study by the University of Missouri found that repeat transfers are high for Black nursing home residents and those under 65.

7/26/2022


CDC: Pandemic Hurt U.S. Antimicrobial Resistance

A CDC report concludes threat of antimicrobial-resistant infections is not only still present but has gotten worse.

7/22/2022


Rules and Regulations Doors and Hardware Must Follow

Doors and hardware manufacturers discuss what requirements they follow to be more accessible.

7/21/2022


Top Areas to Keep Clean in Senior Care Facilities

Proper training on cleaning high-touch surfaces proves to be essential for senior care facilities.

7/19/2022


Strategies and Technologies for Safeguarding Healthcare Facilities

Safety and security incidents might not be fully preventable, but managers can adopt many strategies and technologies that will keep patients, guests and staff more secure.

7/19/2022


Security Systems First Begin with Doors and Hardware

Facilities are looking to revamp their safety measures with secure doors.

7/14/2022


Medical Groups Condemn SCOTUS Over EPA Ruling

The American Medical Association and American Academy of Pediatrics expressed their disappointment in the most recent sustainability ruling.

7/13/2022


What Facilities Managers Risk When They Choose the Wrong Doors and Hardware

Doors and hardware are one of the things that keep healthcare facilities most safe.

7/7/2022


Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.

7/5/2022



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