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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Prevent The Spread of Drug-Resistant Bacteria at Your Healthcare Facility

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Improve Your Facility's Hand-Washing Hygiene With New Joint Commission Tool

Improve Your Facility’s Hand-Washing Hygiene With New Joint Commission Tool

April 16, 2014


Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) through improved hand hygiene is the healthy and smart thing healthcare facilities managers can do to avoid penalties from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services that can lower their facility’s Medicare reimbursements. From all appearances, …

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Prevent Slips and Falls at Your Healthcare Facility With These Safety Tips

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