26 Aug

It is no surprise hospitals are placing a stronger emphasis on gauging the satisfaction level of their patients.  With Medicare reimbursements tied to HCAHPS scores, it makes sense in this consumer-driven market.

With the emergence of online reviews and patients demanding and expecting their hospital stay to mimic the service of a five-star hotel, hospitals needs to be prepared to meet those expectations

19 Aug

As laundry operators today, we are very mindful of several key factors: keeping our labor costs in check, improving our production flow and of course keeping our workforce safe and happy.  Several key important lessons taught to me growing up in the textile and laundry business from both my father and father-in-law was; If you want to maximize the effort from your workforce while getting the best from them on a consistent basis, always look for ways to improve their working conditions and make their jobs more effortless while increasing their production.

The Late Re-Ella Walker
13 Aug

Implementing a uniform program is a major decision for any company. Ella (Jenkins) Gray, CEO of Gareda Homecare Services was recently faced with choosing a uniform provider for her 1,800 dedicated home healthcare workers.  

Enter now: Nominate your Everyday Hero!
10 Aug

Due to the overwhelming number of responses received, the submission deadline has been extended to Friday, September 25.

AHRMM15 is almost here – Are you ready?
06 Aug

The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management’s (AHRMM) Annual Conference & Exhibition offers more than 60 learning labs, panels, and roundtable discussions examining key ideas and best practices for the healthcare supply chain field, with an emphasis on advancing strategic engagement.

Then & Now: Medicare and Medicaid turn 50
05 Aug

As our nation continues to embrace the healthcare reform enacted with Obama Care, we are also celebrating the 50th anniversary of another monumental healthcare milestone. Medicare and Medicaid were signed into law on July 30, 1965. Medicaid is now the nation’s largest government health program fronting half the bill for the nation’s nursing homes and covering almost half of U.S. births. Through the years both programs have evolved to serve the demands of our country’s citizen’s healthcare requirements. 

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