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Maintenance and Operations October 2019 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



First Leapfrog ratings of outpatient facilities finds issues


Less than 1 percent of ASCs and 6 percent of HOPDs have implemented an electronic compliance monitoring system for hand hygiene

10/30/2019 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Music's power to improve waiting room experience studied


Naval pilots concept uses music and nature to soothe

10/29/2019 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Pa. healthcare facility adds calming live music to common areas


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

10/25/2019 8:00:00 AM

Standards and certifications can support sustainable ice melt choices


Third-party certifications for the EPA and Green Seal can help FMs narrow choices down to products that meet specific sustainability criteria

10/24/2019 9:00:00 AM

Blog/Focus: Facility Design

10 reasons why stainless steel products are the best choice for healthcare design teams and facility managers


Stainless steel products provide many functional and health benefits.

10/22/2019 9:00:00 AM

Delivery drones may be becoming more common for hospitals


Federal regulators may be growing more comfortable with moving medical and commercial drone delivery

10/21/2019 3:00:00 PM

Exploring biggest maintenance challenges healthcare facilities


The focus of the maintenance team should be on creating an environment that continuously supports the best delivery of each of these priorities

10/18/2019 12:00:00 PM

Blog/ Focus: Patient experience

The benefits of patient entertainment systems


Modern patient entertainment systems are a great way of putting patients first

10/17/2019 8:00:00 AM

Virginia VA hospital lost track of $1.8 million of equipment, supplies


They were in an unmarked second-floor storage room and a warehouse basement

10/15/2019 2:00:00 PM

Water efficiency can boost facility resilience


As building owners and facility managers plan and prioritize capital improvements, resilience during extreme weather, power interruptions, and other events has become a priority

10/15/2019 12:00:00 PM

Many healthcare facilities are developing command centers


Examining and tracking tens of millions of data points, pieces of equipment and people is a great challenge, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/8/2019 2:00:00 PM

Avoiding winter equipment problems


Maintenance, inspection and training are key

10/8/2019 8:00:00 AM

Facilities department has a role in lean management


Implementing continuous improvement, standardization can benefit maintenance and engineering

10/3/2019 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Patient Satisfaction/Experience

Parking a crucial part of patient experience


Healthcare administrators can be challenged when it comes to providing their customers and employees with adequate, efficient parking, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

10/3/2019 8:00:00 AM

Stem cells destroyed after freezer fails at Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Fifty-six patients, some with cancer, lost stem cells

10/1/2019 3:00:00 PM



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