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Are You Prepared for your CMS Compliance Survey?

June 24, 2020


When preparing for a CMS compliance survey, there are a variety of key points to keep in mind. At Vanguard Resources, we are constantly searching for more ways to keep you educated and aware of the best practices in the healthcare industry …

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Filtration Focus with COVID-19 Fears

May 20, 2020


In health care facilities, cleaning instruments and surfaces may not be enough to achieve maximum cleanliness and maintain patient health. It is a good idea to focus on indoor air quality to keep facilities free of contaminants. Air that contains …

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Is Thermal Screening the future?

May 13, 2020


With all the chaos surrounding COVID-19, thermal screening is becoming increasingly popular. The recognition rate of a fever using thermal screening is more than 99.995%, and the technology alerts you right away. We are looking into providing thermal screening implementation …

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What is Clinical Engineering?

March 18, 2020


Just what is a clinical engineer? In modern times, hospitals rely more on technology to help them do everything from storing patient records to assisting during surgery. A clinical engineer is someone who brings medicine, engineering and IT together in …

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Spring garden care and maintenance

February 26, 2020


Technically, spring 2020 will begin with the vernal equinox on March 19th. But depending on where you live, warm weather may come much sooner, or much later. For example: In San Antonio, Texas, the last frost date falls on March …

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How to keep your passwords secure

February 19, 2020


Criminals are targeting hospitals and businesses around the world with ransomware. Insecure passwords can make your company vulnerable to this kind of attack. Many people use weak passwords, or do not follow password best practices. Some of the biggest mistakes …

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The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

February 12, 2020


Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical act of removing …

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Diabetes control includes a healthy-eating plan

January 15, 2020


More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 4 of them don’t know they have it. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. These facts, published by the Centers …

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Avoid Costly Fire Damage to Your Facility

December 10, 2019


A fire alarm plan considers design factors that affect mission and operational reliability. To ensure the effectiveness of your facilities’ fire system, ensure the design matches your facilities’ needs. System design is a critical step to operational success. First, given …

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Avoiding malnutrition: the key for a healthy lifestyle

October 9, 2019


Women, infants, children, and adolescents are at a particular risk of malnutrition, according to the World Health Organization. Malnutrition includes undernutrition, inadequate vitamins or minerals; overnutrition, obesity and diet-related noncommunicable diseases. Undernutrition results from not getting enough protein, calories or …

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