Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Facilities managers can help revolutionize healthcare

With the push to reduce costs, facilities managers play a major role in identifying inefficiencies delivering improvements

Facilities managers can help revolutionize healthcare by identifying inefficiencies and delivering improvements in an increasingly cost-conscious environment, according to an article on the Building Design & Construction website.

The ways in which the FM's role has gone from fixing facades to saving lives include:

• Wireless — There is also an expectations on the part of patients and visitors that internet access will be provided.

• Space optimization — Space management is important for patients and staff, with a delicate balance to be struck between comfort and maximizing the available facilities.

Read the article.



December 1, 2016

Topic Area: Information Technology

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