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The Last 5 Blogs

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Generator Inspection, Testing & Maintenance Requirements
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on 11/15/2022 10:00:00 AM
One of the most important pieces of equipment in a hospital is the emergency generator. There is so much equipment that is necessary for staff to do their work and to keep patients safe. If the power goes out, the emergency generator is the true...
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PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Cyber-Attack Readiness
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on 11/1/2022 10:00:00 AM
You are sitting at your desk having just completed your capital and operating budgets for the upcoming year and suddenly your computer screen goes blank. You repeatedly try to reboot it and nothing happens. You then call the IT department and find out...
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MEDICATION MANAGEMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Controlled Substance Wasting Regulations
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on 10/18/2022 10:00:00 AM
Healthcare organizations seem to struggle with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) regulations and legal requirements for proper disposal of controlled substances. These drugs have a high potential for abuse, diversion and are regulated to prevent misuse. Healthcare organizations have an obligation to...
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PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Power Strip Requirements
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on 10/4/2022 10:00:00 AM
As hospitals become more complex and additional equipment is being added to the inventory, the need for additional electrical outlets becomes a concern. Hospitals are typically designed with a certain number of electrical outlets installed. These are typically set by code regulations. When all the electrical outlets are full, hospitals must seek other mechanisms... 
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PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT

Hospital Accreditation: Securing Utility Rooms
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on 9/20/2022 10:00:00 AM
As you are making regulatory rounds in your hospital you discover that several of the utility room doors are not locked and accessible to the public. You begin to question yourself trying to determine if these doors are required to be locked or not. So, what should you do?
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