A thorough cleaning regiment within your Environment of Care (EOC) ensures proper microbe and disease remediation for the safety of employees, and most importantly of patients. A hospital or healthcare environment is unique in the respect that it houses people with compromised health, while also housing potentially deadly diseases and microbes in proximity, and often… Read more »
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From scheduling nurses to keeping track of patients to making sure equipment is working when and where it needs to be, there are a lot of moving pieces to keep track of in a hospital. That is why it is crucial to stay organized and have a method in place to make sure everything is… Read more »
Bringing a hospital environment from clean to super-clean gives your doctors and patients every reason to recommend your hospital. A comprehensive clean in your facility can have an impact on more than just your equipment performance. Through our experience, staff members have reported increased pride in their workplace and a sense of collaboration, as they… Read more »
Maintaining hospital equipment is a crucial part of keeping patients healthy and safe. There are many types of maintenance approaches that may affect cost, productivity, ROI, and overall efficiency. How does your hospital manage maintenance on medical equipment? Let’s review a few types of routines.
Now more than ever, it’s important for healthcare facilities to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of their equipment and space.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 25 U.S. hospital patients is diagnosed with at least one healthcare-associated infection. But the good news is that you can control and prevent the spread of infection in your facility.
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Bringing a hospital environment from clean to super-clean creates a number of advantages: some of them are obvious, others are more subtle. According to Michael T. Kennedy, Regional Manager for a New England-based hospital cleaning service, one unexpected result of contracting with EquipSystems for a detailed cleaning at a Massachusetts hospital was an increased… Read more »
Hospital staff members who are conversant with Toyota-based Lean philosophy understand the power of the exercise called 5S. This disciplined approach to organization helps workers transform their often-chaotic work areas into useful spaces, and their tools, equipment and inventory always at the ready. 5S is intended to reduce waste, in the form of time… Read more »