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Clinical Engineering Helps Reduce Costs

May 23, 2022


Clinical engineering equipment is often one of the most expensive things for a healthcare facility to maintain. The consequences of machine failure can range from inefficiency to a compromised patient, so it’s important to make sure every machine is working …

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Hospital Design Post-COVID-19

January 11, 2022


In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, safety protocols and contagion control have become standard for new hospital projects and renovations, according to Building Design + Construction. In addition, the pandemic has emphasized the need for healthcare facilities to have …

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Cloud Surveillance for Healthcare Facilities

October 26, 2021


The healthcare industry is increasingly turning to the cloud for security measures in safeguarding facilities. In particular, IT departments and the healthcare C-suite are opting for VSaaS (video surveillance as a service) for monitoring operations, patients and property. As a …

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Workplace “Presenteeism” and Self-Care

September 7, 2021


September is National Self-Care Awareness Month, and self-care has never been more important than it is right now. Employers can help employees embrace self-treatment and a healthy lifestyle by encouraging a self-care program as part of workplace wellness efforts. The …

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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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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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Why your dirty sheets could be hazardous to your health

November 27, 2019


How often should sheets and bedding be washed? The appropriate answer to this question can vary, but most experts agree that to keep dust mites and other allergens at bay, it should be done once a week. We spend a …

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Ergonomic workstations ease unnecessary muscle strain

July 10, 2019


In a previous article, we looked at why standing desks and adjustable workstations are healthier, more productive options for employees. Today, we’re going to look at how to make workstations more ergonomic. Ergonomic design seeks to minimize strain on the …

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