VANMar18

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 …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

VANFeb26

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 …

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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 …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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 …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

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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; …

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

Categorized: Health Care Facilities

Clear the air with HEPA and ULPA filters

July 24, 2019


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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Are Green Coatings Really Worth the Price?

July 17, 2019


The Truth Behind Low-VOC and Zero-VOC paints The growing popularity of environmentalism has led to the rise on ostensibly labeled green products. This practice has not spared the paint industry. In an industry notorious for producing toxic chemicals—from oils to …

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