April is Records and Information Management Month

April 13, 2021


April is Records and Information Management Month, and we wanted to recognize how records management has played a key role during the last year, especially as employees across many organizations have been asked to work from home due to the …

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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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The Process Rule + Energy Standards

March 4, 2020


The Department of Energy has approved “The Process Rule” that dictates how energy efficiency standards for equipment are created and updated. They say the changes modernize the process, but other organizations have other opinions. The American Council for an Energy-Efficient …

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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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How incident reports help to prevent accidents

February 5, 2020


Accidents and incidents are not the same. An accident results in personal injury or property damage, while an incident in the workplace is an unplanned event that doesn’t result in injury, but does cause damage to property, or has enough …

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What you need to know about fertilization

January 29, 2020


Soil fertility refers to the ability of soil to sustain agricultural plant growth. Fertile soil has the ability to supply essential plant nutrients and water in adequate amounts and proportions for plant growth and reproduction. That’s why it is important …

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Suspicious packages: What to look for

January 22, 2020


According to the US Postal Service annual report, in 2017 the US Postal Inspection Service responded to 2,282 incidents of suspicious items, substances, powders or liquids in the mail or at postal facilities. This statistic reveals that incidents related to …

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