Maintenance and Operations

Arizona woman claims she found bed bugs in daughter's hospital room

The daughter is being treated at Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa


Command centers can help health systems improve patient experience

Health systems face growing capacity challenges and patient experience suffers when access is limited


Embattled Wis. hospital gets 7 more citations for routine violations

UnityPoint Health-Meriter in Madison received seven citations in its third inspection


Survey says: Most hospitals aren't ready for mass tragedy

Nine out of 10 ER doctors say their hospitals aren't fully prepared for major disasters or mass tragedies


Process and design improvements explored for China's Drum Tower Hospital

American and Chinese hospitals evaluate similarities, differences


Emergency power system gives N.C. hospital reliability, redundancy and flexibility

Ensures seamless delivery of normal and emergency power to all loads


Three strategies to minimize regulatory overload

In recent years, clinical staff and facilities managers alike have seen an increased amount of time spent on regulatory compliance, which can take away from other valuable initiatives


S.D. hospital says it has taken immediate action on medical waste protocols

A senior Region Health official said the hospital is taking new steps to make sure medical waste is being disposed of properly


Strategic programming for healthcare facilities

Clear and effective communication of information throughout the process is critical to the success of a facilities project


Union workers picketing at Kaiser facilities

The union said that the informational pickets are not a strike and will not affect patient care


How hospitals respond to mass casualties like Toronto’s van attack

When healthcare facilities hear 'Code Orange' they get ready for patients’ arrival


Pa. healthcare facility adds calming live music to common areas

New arts department created a variety of art and music therapies at the hospital


Technology improvements lead to better paints

Innovations in paint are leading to coatings that are faster and easier to apply, last longer, and perform new functions


Succession planning paper available for download

Includes tips on getting millennials on the team



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