Groundskeeping - March 2023

Community Health Systems Experiences Security Incident

The incident was through Fortra, a cybersecurity that Community Health Systems contracts with.

3/31/2023



Singing River Health System Buyer Selected

A final agreement is expected to be reached by this fall.

3/31/2023



Texas Vista Medical Center to Close in May

Nearly one quarter of patients do not pay for services the hospital provides.

3/30/2023



Cardiovascular Associates Sued Over Recent Data Breach

The Alabama-based organization allegedly failed to meet its obligations under the FTC and HIPAA.

3/30/2023



Cardiovascular Associates Sued Over Recent Data Breach

The Alabama-based organization allegedly failed to meet its obligations under the FTC and HIPAA.

3/30/2023



Cardiovascular Associates Sued Over Recent Data Breach

The Alabama-based organization allegedly failed to meet its obligations under the FTC and HIPAA.

3/30/2023



Albany Medical Center Placed on 5-Hour Lockdown

Albany Medical Center was placed on lockdown after a relative of a patient locked themselves in a room with weapons.

3/29/2023



Beacon Health System Falls Victim to Unauthorized Access of Patient Records

A former employee was found to have accessed 3,117 patients’ records.

3/29/2023



Beacon Health System Falls Victim to Unauthorized Access of Patient Records

A former employee was found to have accessed 3,117 patients’ records.

3/29/2023



Beacon Health System Falls Victim to Unauthorized Access of Patient Records

A former employee was found to have accessed 3,117 patients’ records.

3/29/2023



Disinfectants Effective Against Candida auris

Fungus won’t be killed while disinfecting for COVID-19

3/29/2023



A Potential Alternative to the Certified Healthcare Facility Manager Program

Kentucky Community & Technical College offers a similar educational foundation on healthcare facilities.

3/28/2023



Florida Officials Question HCA Healthcare After Report Goes Viral

Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Gus Bilirakis have requested more information from HCA Healthcare.

3/28/2023



Atlantic General Hospital Experiences Privacy Incident

AGH discovered encrypted files in its systems in late January.

3/28/2023



Atlantic General Hospital Experiences Privacy Incident

AGH discovered encrypted files in its systems in late January.

3/28/2023



Medical Office Building is Nation's First Net-Zero Healthcare Facility

Achieving net-zero building status required a two-part design combining energy efficiency and on-site renewable energy.

3/27/2023



Health Systems Turn to Artificial Intelligence to Ease Workforce Shortages

Almost half of executives in this survey report using AI solutions for their workforce.

3/27/2023



Press Ganey Releases Annual Safety Culture Trends Report

Findings report that there was a favorable shift in the perception of safety culture among clinical and nonclinical staff.

3/27/2023



CBIZ Releases 2023 State of Health Care Survey

The survey takes a look at healthcare plans and employee retention.

3/24/2023



Benefits of Automatic Doors in Senior Care Facilities

From ease of access to wander management, automatic doors offer several benefits for senior care facilities.

3/23/2023



Benefits of Automatic Doors in Senior Care Facilities

From ease of access to wander management, automatic doors offer several benefits for senior care facilities.

3/23/2023



NorthStar Hit with Data Security Incident

The incident may have impacted data belonging to certain current and former patients.

3/23/2023



NorthStar Hit with Data Security Incident

The incident may have impacted data belonging to certain current and former patients.

3/23/2023



NorthStar Hit with Data Security Incident

The incident may have impacted data belonging to certain current and former patients.

3/23/2023



Hand Hygiene Guidelines Updated

There are two new recommendations on how to improve hand hygiene.

3/23/2023



UCI Health's Efforts to Heal the Environment

Green efforts have targeted sustainable electricity, reduced medical gas use and electric grounds equipment.

3/22/2023



Independent Living Systems Experiences Data Breach

The data breach may have impacted the privacy of certain peoples’ personal/protected health information.

3/22/2023



Independent Living Systems Experiences Data Breach

The data breach may have impacted the privacy of certain peoples’ personal/protected health information.

3/22/2023



Independent Living Systems Experiences Data Breach

The data breach may have impacted the privacy of certain peoples’ personal/protected health information.

3/22/2023



Healthcare Must Adapt to Changing Weathers

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities need to upgrade their infrastructure in order to keep patients safe during extreme weather events.

3/21/2023



Global Healthcare Exchange Announces the Best 50 Supply Chains for 2022

The Best 50 honorees were selected from more than 4,100 provider organizations.

3/21/2023



Mental Health Crisis, Staff Violence Top List of Patient Safety Concerns

ECRI names the top 10 patient safety concerns of 2023.

3/21/2023



3 Misconceptions About Healthcare Fire Safety

Healthcare facility managers who can avoid misconceptions can protect the safety and health of patients, staff and visitors

3/20/2023



Asante Experienced Unauthorized Access of Medical Records for 9 Years

The Oregon-based health system has said the unauthorized access was not done maliciously.

3/20/2023



Asante Experienced Unauthorized Access of Medical Records for 9 Years

The Oregon-based health system has said the unauthorized access was not done maliciously.

3/20/2023



Asante Experienced Unauthorized Access of Medical Records for 9 Years

The Oregon-based health system has said the unauthorized access was not done maliciously.

3/20/2023



Bone & Joint Experiences Data Security Incident

The incident may have involved personal and protected information belonging to current and former employees and patients.

3/17/2023



Bone & Joint Experiences Data Security Incident

The incident may have involved personal and protected information belonging to current and former employees and patients.

3/17/2023



Why the ADA Standards Matter for Senior Care Facilities

When the ADA standards are not properly followed, senior care facilities can incur serious costs.

3/16/2023



Pennsylvania Reps Introduce Legislation to Hold Hospitals Accountable When Closing

If passed, the bill ensures that hospital systems will have to double the time in which they must notify state and local agencies of a planned closure from 90 to 180 days.

3/16/2023



Cyberattacks Play a Role in Patient Deaths

Cyberattacks can compromise patient care.

3/15/2023



Cyberattacks Play a Role in Patient Deaths

Cyberattacks can compromise patient care.

3/15/2023



Cyberattacks Play a Role in Patient Deaths

Cyberattacks can compromise patient care.

3/15/2023



Artwork Promotes Health and Healing in Healthcare Facilities

Art is being utilized for more services in healthcare facilities.

3/14/2023



Proposed Law May Cut Hospital Facilities Fee

The bill aims to lower healthcare expenses for those seeking care.

3/14/2023



Infection Prevention: The HAI That Never Happened

Hospitals need to raise the level of awareness regarding environmental hygiene and its importance throughout society.

3/13/2023



Handwashing is Key to Prevent the Spread of Norovirus

According to the CDC, alcohol-based hand sanitizer does not work well against the norovirus.

3/13/2023



Sunrise Senior Living Achieves WELL Health-Safety Rating for Facility Operations and Management

The rating goes for all of Sunrise’s 270-plus communities in the U.S. and Canada.

3/13/2023



Henrico Doctors' Hospital Hit with Data Breach

Certain private data was reviewed and/or removed from the hospital’s computer systems.

3/10/2023



Henrico Doctors' Hospital Hit with Data Breach

Certain private data was reviewed and/or removed from the hospital’s computer systems.

3/10/2023



Henrico Doctors' Hospital Hit with Data Breach

Certain private data was reviewed and/or removed from the hospital’s computer systems.

3/10/2023



FBI and CISA Release Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Royal Ransomware

The Royal ransomware has targeted healthcare and public healthcare, among other critical infrastructure sectors.

3/9/2023



FBI and CISA Release Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Royal Ransomware

The Royal ransomware has targeted healthcare and public healthcare, among other critical infrastructure sectors.

3/9/2023



FBI and CISA Release Joint Cybersecurity Advisory on Royal Ransomware

The Royal ransomware has targeted healthcare and public healthcare, among other critical infrastructure sectors.

3/9/2023



90 People Infected with COVID-19 at Massachusetts Nursing Home

Residents and staff have been fighting off the outbreak since February.

3/9/2023



Outpatient Healthcare Facilities Set for Enormous Growth

Aging U.S. population is driving demand for outpatient healthcare facilities and services, reinforcing the stability of medical office assets.

3/8/2023



Florida Hospital Receives Death Threats After COVID-19 Report Sees Approval

The threats have escalated to the point where the facility receives both electronic media and voicemails.

3/8/2023



Florida Hospital Receives Death Threats After COVID-19 Report Sees Approval

The threats have escalated to the point where the facility receives both electronic media and voicemails.

3/8/2023



Owners of Senior Care Facilities to Pay $7.2 Million for Offering Worthless Services

The initial lawsuit alleged owners provided worthless services to residents.

3/7/2023



Damaged Hospital Surfaces Cannot Be Disinfected

Some chemical disinfectants are so harmful to surfaces that damage might shorten their lifespans.

3/6/2023



Presbyterian Health Services and UnityPoint Health Explore Combining into New Organization

The two organizations, if combined, would be able to service both New Mexico and the Midwest.

3/6/2023



Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System Changes to 'Salinas Valley Health'

The change comes as a new envisioning of the institution's overall look and feel.

3/3/2023



Fire Department Responds to Hazmat Situation at Arizona Hospital

Hospital operations remained uninterrupted as the fire department tended to the scene.

3/2/2023



Fire Department Responds to Hazmat Situation at Arizona Hospital

Hospital operations remained uninterrupted as the fire department tended to the scene.

3/2/2023



Women Pave the Way for Women in Healthcare Facilities

Women in healthcare leadership are responsible for providing opportunities for female employees to rise through the ranks.

3/1/2023







Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association Releases Workplace Violence Report

The report details various incidents of workplace violence and establishes a United Code of Conduct.

3/1/2023



 
 
 


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