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Covid-19 Resources for Environmental Services

Recently the American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust and the Center for Disease Control updated their COVID-19 training and education resource for those persons responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of our organizations. While the tool addresses COVID-19, the training is founded in the basic principles of disinfection and contains great infographics that could …

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If Talent Management is the Biggest Challenge in Healthcare- What Can You Do?

The July 13, 2021, electronic issue of Becker’s CEO Report shares with us the results of a recent Fortune/Deloitte poll which identified that attracting, hiring, retaining, developing, growing and engaging talent and succession planning is one of their biggest challenges. Modifying work schedules and staffing ratios may provide relief as an interim measure while recruitment …

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2021 Top 5 deficient areas identified by Courtemanche & Associates

1. Competency: With advances in technology and more complex responsibilities amongst staff, the area of competency assessment and reassessment holds a lot of opportunity for improvement. Many organizations struggle with differentiating orientation and competency at the point of hire along with determining which competency assessment should occur on an annual basis. 2. Suicide Risk Identification …

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The Joint Commission Releases Newly Revised Prepublication Standards for the Prevention of Workplace Violence

The Joint Commission has approved the prepublication standards for the Prevention of Workplace Violence, that take effect January 1, 2022. These prepublication revised standards address Environment of Care, Human Resources, and Leadership. The Environment of Care standard requires an annual proactive worksite analysis, the investigation and review of how the organization’s policies, education, training, and …

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