Groundskeeping - 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


Healthcare Merger and Acquisitions Down in 2022’s Second Quarter

Healthcare merger and acquisition deal value totals showed quarterly declines.

7/29/2022


IoT Poised to Disrupt Healthcare Industry

Internet of Things will be a game changer for the healthcare industry in the coming decade. 

7/29/2022


UV Disinfection Technology Gets Boost

Ultraviolet technology is moving to center stage of efforts to improve its performance and reliability.

7/28/2022


UV Disinfection Technology Gets Boost

Ultraviolet technology is moving to center stage of efforts to improve its performance and reliability.

7/28/2022


Healthcare Supply Chain Needs Technology Upgrades

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, healthcare executives have committed to bringing greater levels of automation and digitization to their supply chains. 

7/27/2022


Healthcare Supply Chain Needs Technology Upgrades

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, healthcare executives have committed to bringing greater levels of automation and digitization to their supply chains. 

7/27/2022


Assisted Living Workforce Crisis Getting Worse

Nearly one-half of assisted living providers are concerned they might have to close their facilities if workforce challenges persist

7/27/2022


COVID’s Influence On Senior Care Design Trends

Facility spaces need to incorporate technology and a sense of community.

7/26/2022


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


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


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


Monkeypox Transmission in Healthcare Setting is Low

Transmission to healthcare personnel in endemic settings is well described, but to date it appears to be rare in well-resourced settings, according to the researchers.

7/25/2022


Green Seal to Prohibit PFAS In All Green Seal Cleaning Products

Green Seal’s updated cleaning and personal care product standards now prohibit all approximately 12,000 chemicals in this class.

7/25/2022


4 Investments All Senior Care Facilities Should Make

Survey reveals substantial barriers to adequately care and house seniors.

7/25/2022


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


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


Overlake Medical Center Installs VITEC IPTV System, Sees Results

The VITEC IPTV solution has made it simple for Overlake to provide patients and staff with managed access to different categories of content.

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


Rules and Regulations Doors and Hardware Must Follow

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

7/21/2022


COVID Forces Companies to Reconsider Leasing Vs Owning Buildings

More companies are considering leasing new properties in the future as COVID makes an impact on real estate. 

7/21/2022


Healthcare Facilities Require Collaboration within the Supply Chain

Healthcare supply chains have been placed under enormous pressure as the COVID-19 continues to evolve into new variants.

7/20/2022


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


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


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


Lessons from the Custodial Frontlines

Despite the relative simplicity of infection prevention principles, achieving the goal is not easy.

7/18/2022


Get Remix’d at NFMT in Las Vegas

NFMT Remix makes its long-awaited return to Las Vegas, November 2-3, 2022 at the Paris Las Vegas Resort Conference Center.

7/18/2022


CMS Releases Proposed Conditions for Rural Emergency Hospital Designation

The goal for the proposed Rural Emergency Hospital rule is to establish Conditions of Participation to ensure the health and safety of patients who will receive these services.

7/15/2022


ASHE Recognizes Sustainable Hospitals

ASHE will recognize these facilities at its Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition.

7/15/2022


Healthcare Facilities Compliance: What Lies Ahead

Facilities managers involved in compliance face a range of new and expanded regulations and standards.

7/14/2022


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


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


Joint Commission Joins Decarbonization Effort

Commission has pledged to reduce its emissions by a minimum of 50 percent by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

7/13/2022


CMS Issues Guidance on Long-Term Care Compliance

The guidance aims to support the implementation of the Long-Term Care (LTC) Facilities Requirements for Participation that were published in 2016.

7/12/2022


Healthcare Facilities Compliance: Expanding Challenges

Facilities managers responsible for compliance face expanded regulations and standards and must work with systems and resources upended by the pandemic.

7/11/2022


Philadelphia Nursing Home to Close by Year End

The 402-bed long-term care nursing facility will help relocate residents to new living situations by the end of October.

7/11/2022


OSHA Extends COVID-19 Program for Healthcare Facilities

Rise in hospitalizations reinforces the need to continue prioritizing inspections at hospitals, assisted living facilities and nursing homes.

7/8/2022


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


Senators Reject Plan to Overhaul VA Hospitals

Senators say they would not proceed with nominees to serve on the Asset and Infrastructure Review Commission.

7/6/2022


Prioritizing Facility Needs: Fundamental Strategies

To meet infrastructure needs, managers need to focus on critical areas to address and identify potential strategies to help facilities prepare for emergencies.

7/6/2022


Senior Care Facilities to Provide Safer Environment for Residents

Senior care facilities are addressing four main areas of safety concerns in order to better protect residents.

7/5/2022


Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

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

7/5/2022


Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

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

7/5/2022


Safety of Patients and Data Depends on Cybersecurity Protocols

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

7/5/2022


Red Fish Healing Center Supports Dual Addiction and Mental Health Recovery Through Calming Environment

Red Fish Healing Center is setting a new standard for mental health treatment and recovery.

7/1/2022



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