Prevent Falls at Your Healthcare Facility With RPI Tools

Prevent Falls at Your Healthcare Facility With RPI Tools

December 2, 2014


Despite many reminders all over your healthcare facility, accidents remain unavoidable. The trick remains to learn from them, then take proactive steps to keep such problems to a minimum or, better yet, zero. Unfortunately, facilities managers and their staffs may …

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Be More Efficient With Your Facility's Water

Beat The Drought, Be More Efficient With Your Facility’s Water

October 29, 2014


Facilities managers can’t get enough free tools to help them maximize the shrinking dollars allotted in their budgets to solve common problems like water usage, as we shared in a blog post earlier this year about the EPA’s WaterSense partnership …

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Your Healthcare Facility Must Have a Code Silver Plan in Place

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Environmental Sustainability Creates Efficiencies For Healthcare Facilities Managers

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Reviewed Your Emergency Preparedness Checklist Lately?

Reviewed Your Emergency Preparedness Checklist Lately?

July 24, 2014


Nearly two months into the 2014 season, long-range forecasters at Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project appear to be right on target about severe weather patterns in the U.S. with only one hurricane making landfall (Hurricane Arthur) so far and …

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Protect Your Workers From the Heat With the OSHA App

Protect Your Workers From the Heat With the OSHA App

July 17, 2014


With a record-breaking winter in America still a lingering memory, it’s hard to imagine facilities managers and their employees who work outdoors aren’t more than a little thankful to be sweating in warmer weather. Just because summer weather has arrived, …

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Are You Staying Ahead of OSHA at Your Healthcare Facility?

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FMs: Are You Using Benchmarking at Your Healthcare Facility?

FMs: Are You Using Benchmarking at Your Healthcare Facility?

June 16, 2014


Last year in this space, we talked about a tool facility managers could use to bring more value to their healthcare organizations via version 2.0 of the Benchmarking Health Care Facility Management Report. The report serves as a clearinghouse of …

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Measuring Facility Water Costs Never Stops

Measuring Facility Water Costs Never Stops

May 29, 2014


The old adage, you can’t manage what you can’t measure, has never been more important for the facilities manager than how it applies very directly today to water usage in their buildings. Considering the price of water in America doubled …

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Is Your Healthcare Facility Prepared For Severe Weather?

Is Your Healthcare Facility Prepared For Severe Weather?

May 8, 2014


It’s that time of year again when stormy weather plays a disproportionately larger role in the disaster preparedness planning facilities managers do for their health facilities. Initially, the long-range weather forecast for the rest of 2014 is a mixed bag. …

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