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How to Prepare for a Natural Disaster During a Pandemic

9/18/2020

While the number of cases has begun to trend downward, new crises are moving to the forefront of facility directors’ minds: wildfires and hurricanes. As clinicians focus on patients, it is the facilities teams that must be prepared for multiple disasters that could strike. How can hospitals juggle all these crises at once?   

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DCH facilities management team receives award

9/11/2020

The Medxcel facilities management team at Daviess Community Hospital recently received the FMOS award which is given to organizations with a regulatory compliance rate of 95% or higher. DCH is one of only 20 organizations across the country to receive this award.

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FTEs in health care: It’s not one-size-fits-all

9/8/2020

It’s no secret that healthcare facilities have struggled with finding the right balance of full-time employees (FTEs) on staff, especially now that the current global pandemic has made things even more complicated. Figuring out how to balance, and re-balance, the number of active employees is a tricky situation, especially when emergencies occur. 

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Preparing for a Hurricane in the Middle of a Pandemic

8/28/2020

We are experiencing two crises at once: healthcare and hurricanes. How can our hospitals continue to fight on the frontlines of COVID-19 when one hurricane can upend everything?

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Argir Joins EDGE Mentoring Board of Directors

8/13/2020

Medxcel Chief Executive Officer Michael Argir has joined Indianapolis-based EDGE Mentoring's board of directors.

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Healthcare FMs Challenged with Unified Response for Facilities Nationwide

8/13/2020

When it comes to safety and emergency planning, hospitals must constantly plan for events that may never happen, but Matthew Keahey, national vice president of operations, Medxcel, said the pandemic has really highlighted the critical nature of the partnership between facility departments and hospital leadership. 

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The International Center Announces Inaugural Cohort for James T. Morris Global Leadership Series

8/13/2020

Lauren Harris, Regulatory Compliance Coordinator for Medxcel has been selected as one of the 24 participants selected for the James T. Morris Global Leadership Series inaugural class.

The 2020 Morris Series cohort is comprised of global professionals from across Indiana. The participants serve in roles from associates to executives and represent a wide range of industries, including technology, education, government and more.

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Improving Post-COVID Healthcare Facilities for the Next Emergency

8/13/2020

When the pandemic hit, facilities’ operations and emergency management plans had to be quickly adapted to the new disease. The crisis challenged hospitals to develop new approaches to manage population health and services when time, money and resources became scarce. As stay-at-home orders lifted and states began to reopen, some as early as mid-April, hospitals were faced with a “new normal” and a new task: What do we do now to continue fighting this pandemic, how do we ensure the health of our patients outside of COVID, and how can we be more prepared for the next crisis?

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The Importance of FTEs for Pandemic Preparedness

7/1/2020

Full-time employees and contractors must be determined on an environment-by-environment basis. The larger a healthcare system is, the more complicated the method becomes to measure, but it is worth examining per building to have the right balance of employees. 

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Healthcare construction management: Debunking myths

6/23/2020

Like all healthcare fields, the healthcare construction industry has its own set of myths. Let’s learn the truth and debunk four of the most common ones.

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Industry Voices - 4 Healthcare Construction Management Myths Debunked

5/27/2020

Those who have never worked in the healthcare construction industry may have a few misconceptions and questions about the field. Is construction management an easy job? Do facilities management and construction management correlate?

Let’s separate healthcare construction fact from fiction, so you can set the foundation for your facility’s next project. 

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How are sustainability trends impacting the healthcare market?

5/1/2020

Sustainability trends are bringing about changes for just about every industry, and the healthcare sector is likely experiencing some of the most. From more efficient buildings, to the better use of resources, to streamlined diagnostic and treatment methodologies, sustainability is affecting healthcare in lots of different ways. Hear from Medxcel's CEO and hospital leaders about the role sustainability plays in the healthcare industry.

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Edge Mentoring Launches Work Development Program

4/9/2020

Indianapolis-based EDGE Mentoring announced the launch of its new development program, EDGE Work. The company says the program features a mentoring approach designed to improve the “whole-person development” of a company’s team members. It includes participants from several Indiana companies, including: California Closets, Elanco, KSM Consulting, and Medxcel, among others.

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Common Myths in Healthcare Construction Management

4/2/2020

Every healthcare profession has its own set of myths, and the healthcare construction industry is no exception. Learn the truth about the four most common healthcare construction management myths: 

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Common Myths in Healthcare Construction Management

3/25/2020

Every healthcare profession has its own set of myths, and the healthcare construction industry is no exception. Learn the truth about the four most common healthcare construction management myths.

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Emergency Preparedness

2/27/2020

Institutional and commercial facilities of all types have to properly invest in effective planning, mitigation and preparation. When the emergency plan is activated, ensuring the protocols are current, efficient, and followed is the key to a successful outcome. Where should managers begin? Along with other emergency planners, they need to perform risk assessments that identify and prioritize the most likely potential threats, spotlight specific vulnerabilities and undertake upgrades to mitigate worst-case scenarios.

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Infectious Disease Outbreak

2/18/2020

No matter what it is – coronavirus, flu, etc. – epidemics can strike at any time. Is your hospital ready? In this guest post, Scott Cormier, VP of emergency management, environment of care and safety at Medxcel, explains how you can keep your facility safe by preparing now.

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Upgrade Opportunities to Improve Facility Resilence

2/9/2020

By identifying weaknesses in facilities and plans, managers can improve an organization's resilience in an emergency.

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Industry Voices

1/15/2020

Managing Health Systems' Infrastructure can be a big job.  With this tech it doesn't have to be.  Designed to help healthcare maintenance teams carry out their jobs more efficiently, a CMMS lowers overall costs, maintains continual compliance and creates a culture of accountability amongst the organization.

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Creating a culture that puts an end to Sexual Harassment in Healthcare

12/2/2019

The #MeToo movement has encouraged a wide range of industries that once looked at sexual harassment as "part of the job" to start taking steps to improve working conditions. Healthcare is among those industries that are not only finally recognizing the extent of the problem but looking for ways to prevent this behavior in the future. These tips can help you implement training and reporting that drive the incident rate to zero.

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