Blog posts tagged Cmms

Pokemon Go and Healthcare

Posted on 10/15/2016

The latest augmented reality craze isn't too far removed from navigating some of the challenges of running a hospital.

Establishing an Ongoing Facilities Maintenance Program - Part Two

Posted on 08/29/2016

So, you’ve taken the first steps to establishing an ongoing facilities capital planning program. Once you’ve gathered facility condition data, established a process and developed a capital budget for next year, what should you do next? Based on our experience working with facilities managers, there are a few key things we recommend.

Accruent Showcases Functionality at ASHE 2016

Posted on 07/08/2016

Next week, thousands of healthcare facility management professionals will come together in Denver for the 2016 ASHE conference. At booth 419, Accruent will showcase key functionality from its suite of healthcare products, including TMS, Asset Enterprise and VFA.

How Accruent and Impinj Enable Your Mobile Medical Device Management

Posted on 06/24/2016

Automate the management, distribution and availability of mobile medical equipment using RAIN RFID.

Going Paperless: Bad Habits Are Hard To Break

Posted on 06/17/2016

Many techs anticipate their workload by the number of paper work orders they have in their inbox. CMMS, as well as new innovations in mobile computing, allows the life cycle of work orders to exist completely on the network.

Facility Management Applications Help Boost Customer Service and Satisfaction – FM Executive Survey

Posted on 06/13/2016

Hiring third-party service providers with the right expertise in strategic and tactical facilities management activities has shown the greatest impact in improving customer service, according to a recent survey of Facility Management executives. The survey asked FM executives to share their top challenges around overseeing large campus logistics.

Retail Trends: Digitizing the Storefront

Posted on 06/09/2016

For the retail industry, the storefront has taken on an entirely new meaning.

FMJ Article: How to Integrate Capital Planning and FM

Posted on 06/01/2016

IFMA members can check out an in-depth article on integrating FM and CP in FMJ Magazine, written by Accruent's own Laura Cook!

From the Archive: Facilities Management as a Strategic Contributor

Posted on 04/19/2016

This week we're celebrating the Accruent blog's second anniversary! Let's take a look back at our first blog article... Are you still waiting to move to the cloud?

How Much Is That Broken Mag-Lock Truly Costing You?

Posted on 01/25/2016

When your magnetically-locked doors break down, do you understand how much it can be costing your hospital? Learn how you can mitigate this risk -- and associated costs -- in this blog post.

10 Healthcare Blog Posts from 2015 That You Must Read

Posted on 12/29/2015

As we say goodbye to 2015 this week, it’s time to review our year. With that, we’re sharing our favorite healthcare blog posts from this year.

Debunking Five Common Myths about Cloud Software

Posted on 12/08/2015

Heard rumors that the cloud isn't secure or can't scale? In this blog post, we debunk five common myths about cloud software.

7 Steps to Better Capital Planning: Prepare for the Future

Posted on 12/04/2015

With the right data, key benchmarks and a defensible budget in place, now you can start to prepare for the future. Learn the three things that you can do in this blog post.

3 Ways TMS Can Support Your EVS Needs

Posted on 11/17/2015

Environmental services serve as the front-line defense to keep hospitals safe and secure. Using a system like TMS can ensure that the environmental services team is able to respond to requests quickly and efficiently, while providing a record of their activities. Learn the top three ways in this blog post.

The Value of the Building Maintenance Program

Posted on 10/23/2015

While the Joint Commission removed the requirement of having a Building Maintenance Program in 2009, it still serves as a strong program that can help hospitals and healthcare organizations improve their compliance levels with an emphasis of continuous improvement throughout the year.

How Reporting Can Drive Technician Productivity

Posted on 10/02/2015

For hospital maintenance technicians, whether they provide maintenance support to medical equipment or to the facilities, using a CMMS solution designed for healthcare can help to streamline requests. As a result, you can help technicians get more done without adding more work. Learn how reporting from your CMMS can help drive that in this post.