Maintenance and Operations - August 2022
Private Investment Needed to Improve Skilled Nursing Facilities
Researchers misalignment of public-private partnerships attracts capital to own skilled nursing facilities instead of investing in modernizing facilities.
Princeton Community Hospital Association Joins WVU Health System
The letter of intent was signed in 2021.
Staffing Woes Still Plaguing an Already Hurt Healthcare Facilities Industry
Since the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare facilities have been struggling to recruit and retain new talent.
5 Steps to Effective Zone Maintenance
A zone maintenance program that nurtures collaboration and responsibility for common objectives helps patient care environments run smoothly and safely.
Regular Elevator Maintenance Proves Essential for Healthcare Facilities
Prolonging maintenance on elevators can wreak havoc on facilities.
Christiana Care Health System Will No Longer Purchase Crozer Health
Changing economic landscape impacted the ability to move forward with the sale.
3 Steps to Disrupt and Repair Supply Chains
Now is the time for facilities managers to examine what is and is not working in supply chains and take action to rebuild them.
HCA Florida Oak Hill Hospital Closes Inpatient Pediatric Unit
The hospital will continue to operate its eight-bed pediatric emergency department.
University Hospitals Discontinue Services, Combine Medical Centers
Some inpatient, surgical and emergency services will be discontinued, while services will be consolidated at nearby locations.
Healthcare Facility Management Market to Hit $427.13 Billion
COVID-19 and growing elderly population are largely contributing to the growth of the healthcare facility market.
Where Healthcare Facilities Stand on Reliability Asset Management
ASHE conference session takes the pulse of reliability asset management among facility managers
Demand for New Construction Increases Need for Elevators
With limited space for new constructions, companies are starting to build higher towers, requiring more elevators.
Without Help, Nursing Home Workforce Recovery Will Struggle
The model indicates staffing levels might not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2026.
Community Memorial Hospitals to Close Obstetrics Department, Avoid Layoffs
The closure comes as the healthcare facility still struggles to recruit and retain new employees.
Taylor Hospital and Regional Hospital of Scranton Request to Consolidate
The goal is to complete the licensure transition later this year.
Rush Health Systems and Ochsner Health Officially Merge
The two companies, now Ochsner Rush Health, will anchor services in East Mississippi and West Alabama.
Strategies for Supporting Mental Health in Healthcare Facilities
Facilities staff might not outwardly express feelings of anxiety, but managers can look for other signs of stress.
11 Hospitals Receive Healthcare Supply Chain Excellence Award
ECRI awards 11 hospitals for supply chain excellence.
Green County Medical Center to Close Long-Term-Care Department
After many attempts to continue services, the long term care department will close by Sept. 28, 2022.
Why Doors and Hardware Aid in Preventive Maintenance
Having a proper preventive maintenance plan in place can help ensure the longevity of doors and hardware.
Staffing Shortages Create Bottlenecks in Healthcare Facilities
Lack of staff has forced more than 60 percent of nursing homes to limit new patient admissions, impacting hospitals seeking to free up precious beds.
US News’ Releases 2022 Best Hospital Honor Roll List
The honor roll includes 20 hospitals that excel across most or all types of care.