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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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Diabetes control includes a healthy-eating plan

January 15, 2020


More than 30 million people in the United States have diabetes, and 1 in 4 of them don’t know they have it. Diabetes is the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. These facts, published by the Centers …

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Why inventory management is important and useful

January 8, 2020


For many people, the word inventory only means one thing: lots and lots of counting. Inventory is commonly thought of as the finished goods a company accumulates before selling it to users. Inventory can also include raw materials used to …

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