Maintenance and Operations

Plumbing systems should be simple and reliable

Know the requirements and technical challenges of the healthcare facility plumbing system

4/18/2018


Minn. state hospitals conditions at 'crisis point'

Healthcare facilities have a backlog of tens of millions of dollars worth of renovations

4/17/2018


New ward approved for 'shoddily built' UK hospital

Plans have been approved after 'serious defects' were found in seven-year-old buildings

4/17/2018


Queensland healthcare system removes soft drinks from hospitals

Wide Bay Hospital and Health Service has decided to phase out the sale of sugary drinks from its healthcare facilities.

4/16/2018


Minn. says $63.4 million is needed for treatment facility upgrades

Years of neglect and underfunding blamed

4/16/2018


Sewage leaks in operating rooms still an issue at D.C. hospital for VIPs

A black, grainy foul-smelling substance coated the floor of an operating room

4/11/2018


$10 billion assisted living industry has little oversight

It’s usually up to states to regulate facilities

4/5/2018


Avoiding two common pitfalls to achieving strategic goals

Support development of clear, sustainable strategies that achieve objectives and reduce executive burnout

4/5/2018


Increasing patient satisfaction through employee engagement

Patient experience has the ability to make or break a facilities’ reputation

4/4/2018


Healthcare facilities look to hospitality for customer service cues

Las Vegas medical groups try to improve patient experiences

4/3/2018


Why choose PEX-a for hydronic piping applications?

A UV system is used in addition to standard cleaning protocols on the toddler unit

4/3/2018


Hospitals honored for heating pipeline project

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was awarded Sustainability Project of the Year

4/3/2018


A guide to healthcare background checks

More than one-third of the acute care hospital beds are in older buildings that will not be able to contain those beds unless they are upgraded by that date

3/21/2018


Parkland lighting system improves patient flow

The hospital partnered with Toyota to implement new emergency department processes

3/16/2018


California hospital makes financial turnaround using 'patient-centric' care

Sharp Coronado Hospital offers amenities such as massage, acupuncture and freshly baked cookies

3/13/2018


Conn. hospital ER reopens 9 days after man crashed into facility

While the fire was contained to the lobby, the entire ER was affected

3/13/2018


Drivers struggle to bring doctors, organs to hospital during blizzard in Ireland

Defense Forces deployed 290 soldiers and 117 vehicles to fight Storm Emma

3/13/2018


‘Me Generation’ changing senior living expectations

Assisted living communities becoming as much hospitality as healthcare

2/27/2018


Ideas for dealing with linen hoarding

Management software, policies and education are key

2/23/2018


Advances in tools expand drain cleaning versatility

Changes have meant greater power and versatility for technicians

2/21/2018


Dealing with a healthcare facility linen hoarding

One of the biggest challenges laundry and linen services in a healthcare facility is linen hoarding

2/21/2018


The important role your facilities team plays in patient care

Beyond first impressions, elements of the physical environment continue to play a critical role in patient satisfaction for the duration of their stay

2/20/2018



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