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.
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.
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.
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.
Rules and Regulations Doors and Hardware Must Follow
Doors and hardware manufacturers discuss what requirements they follow to be more accessible.
Top Areas to Keep Clean in Senior Care Facilities
Proper training on cleaning high-touch surfaces proves to be essential for senior care facilities.
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.
Security Systems First Begin with Doors and Hardware
Facilities are looking to revamp their safety measures with secure doors.
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.
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.
Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols
Ensuring the safety of patients and residents starts at the technological level.