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Download Addressing Ligature and Suicide Risks in Healthcare Facilities Whitepaper

Addressing Ligature and Suicide Risks in Healthcare Facilities

This white paper addresses the ligature risks surveyors look for in healthcare facilities and how to conduct ligature risk assessmenst in various environments.

Patient suicide ranks among the top three sentinel events, reports The Joint Commission (TJC).

With that in mind, surveyors are taking a hard look at ligature risks, items and risk points that may be used for hanging, strangulation, or attempt of self-harm. It’s important o understand what surveyors will assess when they walk into a healthcare facility Regardless on the patient care location, a ligature risk assessment should be conducted on the environment.

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Download Rising Risks and New Demands for Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare Whitepaper

Rising Risks and New Demands for Emergency Preparedness in Healthcare

This white paper discusses lessons learned in recent years, helping healthcare organizations prepare for future disasters.

Looking at what we’ve learned from recent disaster responses, four observations stand out.

1. Emergency management sustains revenue. 

2. Just-in-time supplies are no longer sufficient.

3. Outpatient centers must stay open during disasters.

4. Hospital service offerings must match the needs of the local population.

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Download Prioritizing Healthcare Facilities Readiness Among Budget Constraints Whitepaper

Prioritizing Healthcare Facilities Readiness Among Budget Constraints

This white paper details how healthcare systems must prioritize healthcare facilities readiness as they return to normal operations post-pandemic, during a time of fiscal challenges.

Hospitals are currently facing financial challenges never experienced before. The recent pandemic has challenged healthcare systems in ways many never imagined. Many systems halted elective surgeries and other procedures for a period of time, causing tremendous damage to the bottom line. The need to quickly adapt spaces for infection control and managing an influx of highly contagious patients with extended stays resulted in unexpected expenses during a period of decreased revenues.

Hospitals with on-site facilities management teams were prepared to pivot and adapt spaces more quickly than those relying on outside contractors during a crisis when multiple facilities were looking for assistance simultaneously. Inability to quickly prepare for the influx of COVID patients forced some sites to resort to diverting some patients.

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Expanding on Best Practices: A Guide to Healthcare Facility Construction in 2024 and Beyond

2/12/2024

"When a healthcare organization spends time re-evaluating current practices and strengthening strategies, the team can more effectively meet goals and build facilities that are well-equipped to operate efficiently and serve their communities effectively."

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How to Establish a Diverse Supplier Sourcing Strategy

1/30/2024

"One misconception about vendor diversity programs is that they only cater to the interests of the vendors. In reality, a diverse supplier base not only offers direct benefits to healthcare organizations including reliability and resiliency along the supply chain but also contributes to the long-term growth of local communities, further supporting the development of MVWBEs and small businesses along the way."

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4 Questions to Spark Strategic Healthcare Budget Discussions

7/17/2023

For healthcare leadership teams, the process of developing capital and operational budgets offers an opportunity to execute overarching organizational goals. In order to successfully align budgets with strategic efforts, leaders must begin by outlining long-term objectives to guide decisions.
 

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Outside the Patient's Door Podcast

As a healthcare leader, your job is about so much more than a bottom line. Between navigating a pandemic, staffing and the constant pressures to improve efficiencies and patient care, a lot can rest on your shoulders. Outside the Patient’s Door is the place to dive into the issues that are at the forefront of your mind. We go behind the science of healthcare with one goal in mind: people first.

Each episode will cover an in-depth topic, featuring a panel of your peers and showcasing what is possible through building partnerships, exchanging ideas and gaining a fresh perspective. Join us as we examine innovative ways to confront both age-old obstacles and brand new policies. Outside the Patient’s Door is where influential healthcare leaders come to connect, learn, and improve.

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Challenges Facing Healthcare

Michael Argir, CEO & President

New Trends in Healthcare

Michael Argir, CEO & President

Capital Management

Jason Scheidler, Chief Financial Officer

Emergency Management

Scott Cormier, Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety

Environment of Care

Scott Cormier, Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety

Operational Efficiency

Jason Scheidler, Chief Financial Officer

Skills Gap

Matthew Keahey, National Vice President, Operations

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