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Temperature Complaints? One Way Facility Directors Can Resolve

2018-10-31T19:26:59+00:00

Many hospital facilities receive a plethora of “too hot/too cold” complaints from staff. Maintenance personnel may have no choice but to apply band-aid solutions to rapidly address user dissatisfaction. But by not addressing the root cause at a systemic [...]

Temperature Complaints? One Way Facility Directors Can Resolve2018-10-31T19:26:59+00:00

Incarcerated Patients in the Emergency Department: How Safe is Your Facility?

2018-10-31T19:27:24+00:00

Many emergency departments (EDs) care for the types of detained patients who require a legal blood draw to validate alcohol intoxication levels, or who sustain injuries from an altercation. However, a select group of emergency departments service a substantial [...]

Incarcerated Patients in the Emergency Department: How Safe is Your Facility?2018-10-31T19:27:24+00:00

How To Not Be in the News for a Legionella Outbreak

2018-10-31T19:27:40+00:00

With the recent reports of Legionella in the news, many facility managers wonder if an outbreak could happen at their hospital. It can. The following environments in healthcare facilities offer the ideal environment for Legionella growth: Potable water system [...]

How To Not Be in the News for a Legionella Outbreak2018-10-31T19:27:40+00:00

How to Catch More Illegal Weapons at ED Security: Expert Advice

2018-10-31T19:28:12+00:00

“Security presence” in the emergency department can be as simple as an officer sitting in a chair at the greeter desk. Or it can be as involved as a metal detector, a canine team, and ambulance patient wanding. The [...]

How to Catch More Illegal Weapons at ED Security: Expert Advice2018-10-31T19:28:12+00:00

How to Boost Your Ambulatory Strategy and Thwart Retail Health Threats

2018-10-31T19:28:50+00:00

With population health changing the healthcare industry, a different mindset challenges us to rethink ambulatory real estate strategy. Tomorrow’s MOB tenants may compete with retail health providers like Walgreens for business, changing the way we plan and invest in [...]

How to Boost Your Ambulatory Strategy and Thwart Retail Health Threats2018-10-31T19:28:50+00:00

What’s the Least Expensive Way to Solve Chiller Issues?

2018-10-31T19:29:05+00:00

Most hospital facilities we work with have chilled water system issues. These issues tend to manifest as hot offices, unstable OR temperatures, or concerns of critical equipment failure. Many hospitals think the solution is to “add another chiller.”  In [...]

What’s the Least Expensive Way to Solve Chiller Issues?2018-10-31T19:29:05+00:00