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Maintenance and Operations December 2014 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Almost every Edmonton health facility found with infrastructure problems


Alberta Health Services review shows infrastructure problems exist at every Edmonton-area health facility

12/30/2014 11:00:00 AM

Retro-commissioning can bring surprises


Experts offer advice about what this process really means for a building

12/26/2014 9:00:00 AM

How to advance in facility management


There is a wide range of career opportunities in healthcare facilities management

12/23/2014 3:00:00 PM

Best practices for healthcare facilities in winter


Managers must recognize and mitigate building corrosion

12/19/2014 8:00:00 AM

Emergency department classification Q&A


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about emergency department classification

12/18/2014 8:00:00 AM

Utah hospital opens hotel for patients, families


University of Utah Hospital is leasing a former hotel with 44 remodeled rooms, 27 of them with small kitchenettes

12/16/2014 1:00:00 PM

South Dakota hospital moves from 100-year-old new facility


St. Joseph's staff excited, challenged by move into new $100 million facility

12/12/2014 12:00:00 PM

Budgeting for cold weather maintenance


Facilities should strategically purchase winter products and services

12/12/2014 9:00:00 AM

U.S. hospitals wary of cost and stigma of treating Ebola


Facilities worried about steep costs, unwanted attention and the possibility of scaring away other patients

12/11/2014 3:00:00 PM

Delaware hospital honored for facility management


Beebe Healthcare receives ASHE Excellence in Healthcare Facility Management Award

12/11/2014 12:00:00 PM

Nebraska Ebola unit shares waste removal best practices


Ebola patients treated by the Nebraska team produced more than 50 pounds of solid waste per day, most of which was personal protective equipment (PPE) worn by healthcare workers

12/9/2014 3:00:00 PM

Saskatchewan health centers renew hand-washing efforts


Methods include education, more convenient hand-based sanitizers and patient monitoring

12/9/2014 12:00:00 PM

Study says hand dryers can spread bacteria


Airborne germ counts were 27 times higher around jet air dryers in comparison with the air around paper towel dispensers

12/4/2014 3:00:00 PM

Dealing with medical laundry breakdowns


The cost of having a good maintenance program is less than that of avoidable equipment failures

12/4/2014 1:00:00 PM

Humidity and temperature in central supply Q&A


In a recent Q&A on the FacilityCare website, consultant Brad Keyes answered a question about humidity and temperature in central supply

12/4/2014 10:00:00 AM

Blog

Developing brand identity to elevate your patient experience


Creating consistency while capitalizing on economies of scale should be a core proponent of a system's strategy

12/3/2014 12:00:00 PM

Chief facilities officer needs strategic vision


CFOs need to manage an increasingly decentralized network of facilities

12/3/2014 11:00:00 AM

Regulatory standards lag behind urgent care boom


Some are calling for tighter regulations - and more transparency when it comes to communicating with patients about who is treating them

12/2/2014 1:00:00 PM

Snow brings chaos, loss to Buffalo nursing home


Huge snow fall in Buffalo, N.Y., led to facility issues, evacuation of residents and one death

12/1/2014 3:00:00 PM



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