Facilities operations

A full range of facilities & operations are very essential to provide better healthcare to patients. Healthcare facilities management is vital for medical facilities and to ensure service requests are provided efficiently and quickly to maintain operations without intermission. Effective Hospitals & healthcare facilities are crucial to fulfil the needs of people. Proper hospitals & medical facilities help to reduce loss to the hospitals as they assist in saving time, efforts and workforce. The efficient way usage of facilities deepens the relationship between hospitals and patients.

The Breath of life

Over million die every year often in our care of air quality issues Millions more of water soil and food contamination What is our role as healthcare providers in addressing these major areas of poor health Many in our industry now realise that we need to move more rapidly from being leaders in taking care of sick peopleto being leaders in keep...

Managing IV Infections in India

Healthcareacquired infections or Hospital Acquired Infections HAIs are the most common complications of hospital care leading to high morbidity and mortality While the World Health Organization WHO estimates about per cent HAIs burden in hospitalised patients globally The figures from India are alarming with an incidence rate varying from per ce...

Primary Care

We the urbanites can we imagine a world without a doctor In fact vicinity to medical care and education facilities are part of the top key factors on deciding where to buy our new homeAnd yet just the mere availability of good primar

Discharge Begins at Intake

Communication tactics that help patients transition and shorten stays and reduce readmissions

Whenever I work with a hospital or healthcare system to help them with communication processes I introduce this concept created by business guru and author Steven Covey that states begin with the end in mind This approach of reaching effective outcomes works with establishing and reaching most project management goals and objectives With patient...

HIGH RELIABILITY IN HEALTHCARE

Creating the culture and mindset for patient safety

Culture of a healthcare organisation impacts the mindset of employees and surrounding environment Considering organisations culture there are various aspects which should be assessed It starts from how the staff value the decision of senior new innovations and technologies that are applied in organisations risk taking capability alertness towards m...

Surgical Safety in Operation Theatres

Surgical care is a fundamental part of healthcare around the globe Ensuring surgical safety in operation theatres is the need of the hour A safe and salubrious operating theatre is achieved only through careful planning maintenance and periodic checks as well as proper ongoing training for staff An operating theatre is a complex system with nume...

From ICU to I See You

Small things make a big difference in healthcare

On May th on a flight back home after a speaking engagement in Atlantic City I suddenly fell ill I was too weak to walk and I had to be taken off the airplane in a wheelchair and brought to my local ER The following morning I was transported by ambulance to the Intensive Care Unit ICU at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston I was sick...

Improving Patient Experience, Safety and Progression through Care Model Redesign & Lean Management System

It is the duty of care providers to realise that a hospital is more than a business it is an imperative service to patients and families and supporting them morally at the most challenging and critical times of their lives are our duty Apart from keeping patients informed and engaged mollifying the censorious environment and ensuring that the patie...

Environmental Safety in Hospitals

Hospitals are representative of complex environment in which different aspects including patients staff equipment services and information are interfaced Maintaining a safe environment reflects a level of competent healthcare that must be fulfilled for patient safety In this context the clinical engineer plays an important role in providing safe en...

Modelling Facility and Operations in Design of and Transition to a New Healthcare Space

All across the world healthcare organisations face changes from their payers Insurers and governments are changing reimbursement models while the healthcare consumer the patient and their family is increasingly informed and discerning This pace of change is driving the need for improvement in healthcare management While operational improvement proj...

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