Maintenance and Operations

Healthcare Wayfinding Evolves During Pandemic

Wayfinding has proven essential to help patients, staff and visitors navigate hospitals.

5/26/2022


ARHS and UNC Health Board of Directors Form Long-Term Management Services

Through the agreement, the two organizations will expand local healthcare services and improve access to resources for patients. 

5/26/2022


Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health Explore Possible Merger

Heywood Healthcare and UMass Memorial Health have signed a non-binding Letter of Intent to explore affiliation options.

5/25/2022


Top 10 Diverse Hospitals and Health Systems Unveiled

DiversityInc reveals the top 10 diverse hospitals and health systems.

5/24/2022


U.S. Access Board Seeks Input on Medical Diagnostic Equipment

The guidance will help ensure equipment can be adjusted to accommodate the broadest range of users.

5/24/2022


Centura Health Acquires Two Hospitals

Both hospitals will become a part of the Catholic ministries with CommonSpirit Health.

5/24/2022


Elevating the Patient Experience with Creative Valet Parking Services

Valet services go well beyond simply parking cars.

5/23/2022


Strategic Planning for Healthcare Workers’ Safety and Health

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent climate change and weather-related events have reinforced the importance of ensuring patient and staff safety.

5/20/2022


How Facilities Managers Can Better Prepare for Emergencies

Scott Cormier discusses how facility managers can weather the next storm.

5/18/2022


Parking Management Proves Critical for Public Health

Facility managers can take several critical steps that will make parking safer and protect hospital staff, patients and visitors

5/18/2022


5 Must-Read Books on Healthcare Facilities Management

These books on healthcare facilities management help provide tools that are necessary to be successful within the industry.

5/13/2022


The Great Resignation: More Employees Plan to Quit in 2022

High levels of burnout and lack of flexibility are driving employees to quit.

5/12/2022


Healthcare Facility Upgrade Spotlights Staffing Resource

Facility renovation at California Institution for Men also provided incarcerated persons with hands-on training.

5/11/2022


Prioritizing Facility Needs: Fundamental Strategies

To meet infrastructure needs, managers need to focus on critical areas to address and identify potential strategies to help facilities prepare for emergencies.

5/10/2022


Independent Living Expected to Expand

From fluctuating COVID measures to protecting and retaining workers, senior care facilities have continued to wrestle with a range of challenges.

5/9/2022


Staff Burnout is Now a Major Concern Within Healthcare Facilities

Manual tasks, staffing shortages and lack of technology are contributing to feelings of burnout within the healthcare industry.

5/9/2022


Hundreds of Senior Care Facilities are Projected to Close in 2022

Lack of funding and ongoing staff burnout is playing a role into why many senior care facilities may close down by the end of the year.

5/5/2022


Steward Health Care Acquires Fifth Facility in Arizona

Steward Health Care acquired Abrazo Mesa Hospital.

5/4/2022


Staffing Woes Still Plaguing an Already Hurt Healthcare Facilities Industry

Since the beginning of the pandemic, healthcare facilities have been struggling to recruit and retain new talent. 

5/3/2022


Long Beach Medical Center Ranks 94 on World’s Best Hospitals 2022 List

The healthcare facility is ranked 94 out of more than 400 hospitals in the United States.

5/2/2022


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

5/2/2022


WISE Initiative Aims to Improve Senior Care Environments

The WISE initiative will focus on different aspects of the senior living industry to advance innovation that will help make communities safer and healthier.

4/27/2022


Troubleshooting Pin-Hole Leaks in Healthcare Piping Systems

Managers can prevent problems by understanding water piping materials and causes of corrosion

4/26/2022


Healthcare Facilities Need to Standardize Supply Chain Practices

A survey found that a majority of healthcare facilities are still using manual techniques for tracking the supply chain.

4/26/2022


ASHE Infection Control Tool Focuses on Role of Maintenance

ICRA 2.0 promotes and directs interdisciplinary infection prevention in healthcare facilities during construction, renovation and maintenance.

4/25/2022


Data Finds that Change of Ownership is More Common in Nursing Homes than Hospitals

HHS and CMS are releasing data on mergers, acquisitions, consolidations and changes of ownership from 2016-2022.

4/25/2022


3 Ways to Solve Staffing Issues

There is a no "one-size-fits-all" solution when it comes to attracting and retaining talent.

4/22/2022


Congressman Calls for Investigation of ‘Horrific Practices’ in Nursing Homes

Just one month after President Biden pushed to improve the quality of the nation’s nursing homes, congressman Bobby. L. Rush is calling for further investigations to Real Estate Investment Trusts.

4/21/2022


Why Healthcare Facilities Must Prioritize Furniture Decisions

The goal for all hospitals and healthcare facilities is to provide the best care possible, and furniture plays a role in that plan.

4/20/2022


Water Contamination Limits Texas Medical Center Operations

William Beaumont Army Medical Center is limiting operations and postponing elective surgeries

4/14/2022



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