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Getting the 'full view': 4 critical building automation system considerations for healthcare executives


The building automation system (BAS) is the primary backbone for energy savings in a hospital. From controlling every aspect of the HVAC system (chillers, boilers, air handling units, variable air volume boxes and more), the benefits from a well programed BAS ultimately ensures the HVAC systems operational performance which can reduce energy costs and keep patients, visitors and staff comfortable. 

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6 steps for creating an active shooter plan


Active Shooter. No matter where you are, that two-word phrase inspires fear in almost everyone. And it should. An active shooter is an individual or individuals actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area.


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5 Keys to Effective Management: Emergencies and Healthcare


Natural disasters cause nearly 500 deaths annually in the United States. Unfortunately, the nation’s healthcare facilities continue to fall short in disaster planning and preparedness. 

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Why IT is crucial in supporting emergency management


Healthcare facilities in the U.S. continue to fall short in disaster planning and preparedness. This lack of preparation creates the potential for serious ramifications, putting staff, patients, and the financial security of the hospital, at risk.

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Public Compliance Surveys: The [Good or Bad] Impact on Healthcare Organizations


In April of this year it was announced that CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) is pushing to make accrediting organizations, such as The Joint Commission, surveys public (82 Fed. Reg. 19796, 4/28/17). 

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Medxcel Facilities Management Recognized as One of Nation's Most Engaged Workplaces


INDIANAPOLIS, IND. — Medxcel Facilities Management, an Indianapolis-based healthcare facilities management provider, was recognized today as one of the nation’s most engaged workplaces by a panel of academics and employee engagement experts. The annual award, Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America, identifies top employers that display superior leadership and innovation in engaging their workforce. 

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Aging workforce, succession planning: Dual fears CEOs need to scratch off their list


Who will carry your organization when the current generation of leaders ages out of the workforce? Or what if you can’t attract the skills and know-how you need to move forward?

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Critical Thinking, Part Two


Mindsets are lenses through which the information we receive passes. Mindsets help us to understand and make sense of information; they shape the world we see. In this article, Scott Cormier covers the different mindsets and biases and how they can impact our work. 

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Critical Thinking, Part One


Experts have developed different approaches to critical thinking. Some are industry specific, such as those in medicine and aviation. In this article, Scott Cormier, VP of Emergency Management, EC & Safety will review three critical thinking methods.

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Ascension Reduces System-Wide Energy Consumption by 20 Percent Three Years Early


INDIANAPOLIS, May 8, 2017 – Medxcel Facilities Management (Medxcel FM) and Ascension announced today that its Environmental Stewardship Program has met the Better Buildings Challenge goal of 20 percent energy reduction by 2020 across its acute care hospital portfolio. From July 1, 2008 through December 31, 2016, Ascension has reduced energy usage by 21.4 percent, saved $53.3 million in cost avoidance and reduced over 1,114,600 tons of carbon dioxide emission across 141 healthcare facilities over three years ahead of plan.  

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4 Crucial Practices to Ensure Survey Readiness Amidst Regulatory Changes


Larry LaCombe, Vice President of Program Management and Facilities Compliance shares his views on how to ensure survey readiness as regulatory changes continue to impact healthcare facilities.  

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Disaster Preparedness: 5 Key Components to Effective Emergency Management


Our Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety, Scott Cormier was recently featured in Healthcare Dive and shared his thoughts on how to create an effective emergency management plan.  

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Preparing for an Infectious Disease Outbreak


Recently, Scott Cormier, Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety contributed an article to Healthcare Business Today about how healthcare facilities can prepare for an infectious disease outbreak.  

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Active Shooter Planning and Response Guide


Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety, Scott Cormier in collaboration with the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council released a new edition of the Active Shooter Planning and Response Guide earlier this year.  This new edition brings additional information on warm zone operations providing care in an area wherein a potential threat exists, but it is not direct or immediate, law enforcement tactics, unified command, and psychological support.

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Service Means Caring for our Communities - Near and Far


Earlier in the year we announced that two of our associates were giving their time and talents and truly living out our organization’s Core Values by going on a mission trip to serve those less fortunate in Kenya.  Their adventure and story is very humbling and we are very proud of what they so selflessly volunteered for. 

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Medxcel Facilities Management partners with TriMedx Foundation to expand support of hospitals, communities globally


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6 Steps for Creating an Active Shooter Plan


Scott Cormier, Vice President of Emergency Management, Environment of Care and Safety published a guest post with Healthcare Business & Technology that details six steps that will help hospital administrators develop an effective response plan to an active shooter situation. 

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Patient Care ?


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Active Shooter Planning and Response in a Healthcare Facility


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Medxcel FM Offers Facility Management Solutions to Ensure Safe and Efficient Operations in Hospitals Throughout the U.S.


Medxcel Facilities Management (Medxcel FM) is here to offer support and create standardization all while bringing a level of expertise that will ultimately result in cost-containment and efficiencies that will improve the overall quality for your facility allowing you to keep your focus on the most important thing – the patient.

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