Maintenance and Operations

Asset Tracking: What Can RTLS Do for You?

Primarily used to track equipment and people, these systems are expanding into additional applications


California Opening Field Hospitals

The situation was particularly grim in Riverside County, which recently was at zero available ICU capacity


Rethinking Compliance Inspections and Audits — Virtually

Technology is reshaping methods of scrutiny from inspectors and surveyors


Closing of Chicago Hospital on Hold

Illinois health regulators denied bid to close its doors due to increased costs and lower utilization


Planned Closing of Chicago Hospital Creates Tough Decisions

Owner plans to shutter hospital later this winter or early spring, citing financial struggles


Consolidation Among 2021 Trends for Hospitals

Trend is likely to accelerate as smaller, independent hospitals face revenue shortfalls caused by low patient volumes


Signs Everywhere: A Closer Look at Parking Signage

The challenge of directing parking lot traffic and keeping patients and visitors safe has become increasingly important


Pandemic Adds Election Duties To Longterm Care Workers’ To-Do Lists

Staffers visit each resident to help with voting


Trends Shaping The Future of Healthcare Real Estate

Divesting in healthcare real estate is also key to reducing unnecessary costs to a health system


Numbers Tell the Story for Facility Department Diversity

At Froedtert Health, measurable goals drive and document progress


Bill Would Allow Hospitals To Repair Their Own Medical Equipment

Because of the pandemic, many manufacturers are restricting travel for their repair technicians


Why Supplier Financial Stability Matters to Healthcare Facility Managers

The Covid-19 pandemic brings sharp focus on healthcare supply chains


Keeping Hospitals Supplied In A Centralized Operation

Ensuring critical supplies are where they need to be is an important function


Theme Parks Can Teach Healthcare Systems About Patient Experience

Museums, zoos and other amusements succeed when designing positive consumer experiences


Focusing On The Bottom Line During COVID

Facility managers must handle the financial challenges created by COVID-19


Wisconsin Coronavirus Surge Forced To Wait-List Or Transfer Patients

Bellin Hospital hopes to convert a facility on its campus into another space for hospital beds


How To Avoid A Wrecked Boiler

Water-side corrosion and thermal shock or stress are calamities all facility manager should do their best to avoid


Despite Charleston’s Chronic Flooding, Hospitals Plan To Stay Put

Investments into the peninsula continue


Milwaukee Hospital Opens Separate Emergency Department For Pregnant Women

The specialized ER is the first of its kind in the area


What You Need to Know About Elastomeric Coatings

Durable and not easily cracked, elastomeric coatings are also effective at sealing roof leaks and preventing existing damage from worsening


Pandemic Hastening Closure Of Some Urban Hospitals

COVID has worsened the situation for already weakened hospitals


Pandemic Has Healthcare Facilities Increasing Focus On Patient Experience Efforts

Facilities are working on increasing access to care and deliver a better-than-expected service


Mass Hospital Still Closed By Summer Flood Waters

Video on Campus Safety website shows water flooding Norwood Hospital


The High Standards Faced By Hospital Facility Managers

Healthcare facility managers are held to high and sometimes impossible standards


How Healthcare Facilities Managers Have Become Unsung Heroes for Reducing the Spread of COVID-19

Healthcare facilities managers are making sure infrastructure doesn’t fail


Survey: COVID Hasn’t Changed Large Employers Support Of On-Site Clinics

More than half of employers surveyed said they already have an on-site clinics


Regulatory Compliance at Healthcare Facilities As Non-Covid Patients Return

The policies around the handling and disposing of PPE may have changed


Department of defense looking for contractors to set up Fla. mobile hospitals

As cases surge, the Army is helping the state in case it needs to quickly build out


Reinventing the healthcare facility post-Covid

There could be fundamental differences in care, according to a new whitepaper


Tips for hospitals to operate safely in the ‘new normal’

The physical space of a hospital can encourage the spread of infectious disease



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