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Telehealth and Digital Upskilling

September 13, 2021


National Online Learning Day is recognized this September 15, and employers should note that digital upskilling of employees across all industries is a necessity, especially in telehealth. Investing in upskilling current and future telehealth workers is critical for this sector …

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National Health Center Week

August 10, 2021


This week is National Health Center Week (NHCW)! This year NHCW honors front-line providers, staff and patients who have lost their lives during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. In commemorating lives lost, let us take a moment to recognize the important …

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Assessing TJC Compliance

July 20, 2021


Formerly known as the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the Joint Commission, or TJC, advocates for the continuous improvement of quality of care and healthcare standards of safety. It also has the authority to revoke the accreditation …

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Senior Care During COVID-19

May 25, 2021


During the COVID-19 outbreak, senior care facilities and nursing homes were identified as congregate settings at high risk for COVID-19 spread, which sent long-term care facilities into lockdown for months. These lockdowns have created a mental health crisis among senior …

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Food as Medicine in the Healthcare Setting

April 20, 2021


While hospital food has often had negative associations of being bland or unpleasant, healthcare facilities are seeking ways to provide a better overall experience for their patients and staff with healthy, tasty menus. Dietary services play an integral role in …

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Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

February 2, 2021


In celebration of National Patient Recognition Week, we wanted to share some tips on housekeeping and cleanliness in your hospitals and care facilities to keep your patients healthy and safe. Patient Expectations There are certain standards that are expected of …

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The Important Role of a CRNA in Your Healthcare Community

The Important Role of a CRNA in Your Healthcare Community

January 28, 2021


This week is National Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week and to celebrate, we thought we would take a moment to talk about the many benefits CRNAs bring to your healthcare facility. What is a CRNA? CRNAs provide care in the …

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Maintenance: Staying Ahead of the Changes

September 22, 2020


You may recall our blog post about how important it is for facilities managers to stay ahead of OSHA at their healthcare facilities by investing time and effort into preventing slips and falls and stopping the spread of drug-resistant bacteria. However, …

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Ways to Improve your Healthcare Facility Amidst Rapid Changes

July 5, 2020


In health care, as in any industry, change is inevitable. Shifts in policy, new programs, infectious diseases and government mandates necessitate annual changes in day-to-day hospital processes; meanwhile fluctuating budgets and regulations drive shifts in staff and leadership. The way …

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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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