Maintenance and Operations

Automatic Doors Address Specific Needs for Healthcare Facilities

American Association of Automatic Door Manufacturers name incoming door trends that meet the needs of healthcare facilities.

11/30/2022


3 Strategies for Hospital Roofing Infrastructure

Healthcare facilities managers must be proactive in assessing their roofing assets before extreme weather hits, a leak is discovered or worse.

11/28/2022


6 Ways to Get Occupants and Visitors to Take the Stairs

A stairway campaign can encourage people to add more physical activity into their days.

11/23/2022


Healthcare Industry Continues to Grow Despite Ongoing Disruptions

Seventy-five percent of hospital chief financial officers still plan to decrease their operating budgets.

11/21/2022


Hand Dryer Manufacturers Drive New Technologies Forward

Touchless technologies allow facilities managers to focus on more meaningful tasks.

11/17/2022


CDC Sends Alert on Contaminated Water Lines

CDC reported it is investigating a March 2022 cluster of suspected nontuberculous Mycobacteria infections in children at an undisclosed location.

11/16/2022


How Luxury Senior Care Facilities Create a Community Between Residents

Senior care facilities are prioritizing connectivity and wellness for residents.

11/16/2022


ASHE Book Tackles Healthcare Facilities Management

The 130-plus page introductory book provides an orientation to healthcare facilities management.

11/15/2022


The Role of Facilities in Healthcare Incident Command

To provide valuable advice to the incident commander, healthcare facility managers need to understand the Healthcare Incident Command System and their role in it.

11/14/2022


Staffing Strategies: Appreciate, Talk and Mentor

Tactics can prevent burnout, which is a real concern among healthcare workers.

11/3/2022


Healthcare Facilities Continue to Experience Significant Shortage of Staff

The primary challenge in recruiting allied healthcare professionals is the current labor shortage.

10/31/2022


Optimizing Facilities Teams to Benefit the Bottom Line

Facilities represent an opportunity to rethink business as usual and contribute to cost savings while improving the patient experience.

10/28/2022


Kansas-Based Saint Luke's Health System to Close Two Locations

Emergency care will continue to be available at both locations until December.

10/28/2022


Workers Still Want to Quit Their Job

More workers want to quit, but few have plans to actually do so.

10/28/2022


Healthcare Facilities Use Data to Drive Compliance

New York-Presbyterian supports maintenance with a data-driven program that aim to ensure regulatory compliance.

10/27/2022


How Hand Dryers are Being Used in a Post-COVID World

Hand dryers have been a necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

10/27/2022


How COVID-19 Increased Demand for Paper Towels

Paper towel dispensers have been more popular since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

10/26/2022


Nursing Homes to See Tougher Federal Oversight

Revisions to Special Focus Facility program aims to increase enforcement actions for facilities that fail to demonstrate improvement.

10/26/2022


Senior Care Facilities Acquisitions Dropped in Third Quarter

The number of publicly announced seniors housing and care acquisitions in the third quarter of 2022 dropped to 133 deals.

10/26/2022


Healthcare Facilities Look to Build Resilient Teams

The increased attention on resilient facilities has highlighted the important role managers play in the success of their organizations.

10/25/2022


Healthcare Merger and Acquisition Activity Remains Active

Healthcare M&A deal value totals revealed a slight increase from $57.74 billion in Q2:22 to $58.2 billion during Q3:22.

10/24/2022


Essentia Health and Marshfield Clinic Health System Explore Merger

A combined organization would feature a network of 3,800 providers serving more than 2 million people in rural and mid-urban communities.

10/21/2022


Healthcare Facilities See Increase in Regulatory Burdens

Prior authorization requirements ranked as the top burden for medical practices.

10/21/2022


Effective Elevator Maintenance in Healthcare Facilities

Delayed elevators can be harmful to patients.

10/20/2022


Healthcare Facility Design Now Aims to Promote Employee Wellness

Promoting wellness through design is one way healthcare facilities are trying to recruit and retain employees.

10/19/2022


Parkview Health System Signs Letter of Intent to Join UCHealth

In the letter of intent, both healthcare systems commit to strengthening services offered throughout Southern Colorado.

10/18/2022


Medical Waste Management on the Rise

Market growth is driven by factors such as more traumatic and burn injuries, more surgical wounds and increased hospital stays.

10/17/2022


USDA Awards $110 Million to Improve Rural Healthcare Facilities

These grants will help 208 rural healthcare organizations expand facilities and critical services for nearly 5 million people in 43 states and Guam.

10/17/2022


Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Receives $710 Million Donation from Bezos Family, Plans Expansion

The gift supports the organization’s efforts to accelerate the pace and breadth of medical breakthroughs in cancer and infectious disease.

10/14/2022


How Towel Dispensers Can Prevent Spread of Infections

Proper hand washing can help limit the spread of disease.

10/13/2022



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