Safety - July 2022
70 percent of the top 10 cited Joint Commission standards in 2021 consisted of EOC and life safety deficiencies.
Healthcare Association of New York State identified underlying system and process causes and contributing factors that resulted in an overwhelmed healthcare delivery system.
A study by the University of Missouri found that repeat transfers are high for Black nursing home residents and those under 65.
A CDC report concludes threat of antimicrobial-resistant infections is not only still present but has gotten worse.
Doors and hardware manufacturers discuss what requirements they follow to be more accessible.
Proper training on cleaning high-touch surfaces proves to be essential for senior care 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.
Facilities are looking to revamp their safety measures with secure doors.
The American Medical Association and American Academy of Pediatrics expressed their disappointment in the most recent sustainability ruling.
Doors and hardware are one of the things that keep healthcare facilities most safe.
Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.