Maintenance and Operations

Why Paint Choices Matter

Manufacturers discuss priorities for healthcare facilities managers planning painting projects

12/1/2021


How Can FEMA Help Hospitals Mitigate and Recover from Disaster?

Following disasters, FEMA will reimburse 75-100 percent of costs for services such as debris removal, overtime pay, and infrastructure repairs

11/29/2021


How Often Should You Test for Legionella in Plumbing Systems?

Regular maintenance is essential to prevent the spread of Legionella, but how often should you test for it?

11/18/2021


Phoenix Health System Wins ASHE Award

System consolidated decentralized technology, policies, processes and procedures to create to streamline operations

11/18/2021


How Self-Distribution Can Cut Supply Chain Costs in Healthcare

Managers who build their own distribution operations and diversify supply chains can reduce costs and optimize efficiency

11/17/2021


Ongoing Labor Crisis Impacts Long-Term Care

Report finds Employment levels in nursing homes have dropped more than any other healthcare sector

11/17/2021


Demand for Medical Waste Containers to Grow Through 2031

Stringent waste disposal guidelines during the pandemic accelerating market growth

11/9/2021


What Causes Legionella?

Learn why Legionella can be found in a healthcare facility’s water supply

11/2/2021


Creating ‘Systemness’ in Facility Operations

Strategy can reduce maintenance, sourcing and utilities expenses by 12 to 18 percent

10/29/2021


Better Buildings Compiles Resilience Resources

Managers can use resources to minimize exposure to climate-related impacts through resilience planning, implementing new energy technologies, and decreasing energy demand

10/22/2021


Healthcare Compliance Target of CBRE Offering

Tools cover employee evaluation and assessment, training and certifications, and benchmarking, analytics and reporting

9/30/2021


Minimizing Mold Growth: The Value of Preventive Maintenance

Healthcare facility managers need to take the necessary precautions to prevent patients from acquiring fungal infections

9/16/2021


Preparedness Resource Targets Power Generation

Free, downloadable resource provides in-depth look at propane’s capabilities as a resilient energy source in healthcare facilities

9/14/2021


Hospitals Assess Damage as Ida Moves Inland

Worst damage was at Ochsner St. Anne Hospital, where roof was damaged and section above an elevator blew out, rendering elevator unusable

9/2/2021


Idaho Calls on Volunteers To Help Keep Hospitals Open

Positions at all levels and in all parts of state need to be filled as soon as possible

8/30/2021


How Healthcare Systems Can Prepare for Storm Season

Peak tropical storm season is coming, which means potential downtimes for healthcare facilities

8/30/2021


Hawaii Health System Out of ICU Beds

Beds are occupied by COVID-19 patients, as well as those who have suffered heart attacks, strokes and other traumas

8/20/2021


How To Benefit From Reliability-Centered Maintenance

RCM yields several advantages, from decreasing maintenance expenses to minimizing downtime and increasing staff satisfaction

8/16/2021


How Lighting Benefits Patients and Providers

Lighting can improve sleep, ease pain, improve adjustments of night shift workers, and elevate mood among staff and patients

8/6/2021


Parking Problems Continue at Military Hospital

Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii has had complaints about inadequate parking availability for years

8/3/2021


Advantages of School-Based Healthcare

These types of health centers help low-income and disadvantaged families find medical help.

7/28/2021


Tornado Damages, Closes Missouri Hospital

Facility experienced damage but infrastructure remains sound

7/16/2021


Handbook Offers Guidance for Healthcare Facilities Managers

Resource discusses primary skills and concepts managers should use and understand

7/2/2021


American Indian Tribes Press for Deferred Maintenance Funds

Average age of Indian Health Service facilities is more than 37 years, compared to nine years the private sector

6/28/2021


Senior Care Community, University Struggle to Co-Exist

Residents of senior living community complained about noise and hours of operation of nearby music venue

6/25/2021


Looking for Trouble: Tabletop Emergency Exercises

One alternative to full-scale emergency drills and exercises is tabletop exercises

6/10/2021


Accessibility Lawsuit Targets Assisted Living Facility

Manhattan facility faces federal lawsuit over allegations it discriminates against people with disabilities who use wheelchairs

6/4/2021


Tornado Preparedness: It’s Never Too Early

Not all tornado seasons will be like 2021, and it’s never too early to start preparing for next year

6/4/2021


Resilient, Sustainable and Adaptable: The Future of Healthcare

Hospitals need to be prepared for surplus of patients and have knowledge to mitigate emergent infrastructure failures

6/4/2021


Hospital’s New Technology Aimed at Maintenance

Software recommends preventive actions based on historical data to avoid costly repairs

5/28/2021



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