Blog posts tagged Tms

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.

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.

Check Out Accruent University!

Posted on 06/16/2016

Accruent University is proud to deliver both self-paced and instructor-led virtual training in a form of Computer-Based Training and Hands-on-Lab. These trainings give new users an introduction to the system, terms and navigation in a timely manner, preparing them for role-specific training.

Recapping AAMI: HTM and Clean Data, Cybersecurity

Posted on 06/10/2016

Last week, the Accruent team headed to Tampa to attend the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) annual conference. Despite Tropical Storm Colin ending the conference a bit early on Tuesday, it was a great couple of days mingling with industry leaders and learning more about challenges that are facing the biomedical engineering industry in today’s healthcare environment.

The Building Maintenance Program Checklist

Posted on 03/04/2016

The Joint Commission may no longer mandate the Building Maintenance Program (BMP), but it is a valuable program for hospitals and healthcare organizations to continue. In this blog post, learn several key steps to implement a BMP in your organization.

Webinar: Understanding the 2016 Joint Commission Updates

Posted on 02/09/2016

Learn more about what will be covered in our webinar, "Understanding the 2016 Joint Commission Updates," which will be held on Thursday, February 18.

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.

What to Know for Utility Systems Compliance

Posted on 01/05/2016

Learn about what's required for Utility Systems compliance and key resources that can help you understand and meet these regulatory requirements set forth by the Joint Commission.

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.

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.

The Components of an Emergency Operations Plan (Part 1)

Posted on 09/29/2015

When an emergency hits – whether it’s a hurricane, accident, emerging infectious disease or electrical system failure – you need to be ready, and having an emergency operations plan can ensure that you have the appropriate measures in place. The Joint Commission requires that hospitals and healthcare organizations follow specific parameters in developing their emergency operations plan. In this post, we outline two key areas of focus: mitigation and preparedness.

7 Key Areas of a Hospital Emergency Operations Plan

Posted on 09/22/2015

September marks National Preparedness Month, a reminder to set aside time to create a plan in the event of an emergency. For healthcare organizations, emergency preparedness serves as a crucial component of its facility management plan. After all, it is a major requirement for the Joint Commission and part of the review process. In this blog post, read the seven key areas you need to incorporate in your Emergency Operations Plan.

5 Joint Commission Resources

Posted on 09/10/2015

Keeping tabs on the latest news and updates from the Joint Commission can be challenging. Luckily, there are some great resources on the web to help. Check out this blog post to see our five favorites.

5 Reasons Why Your Healthcare CMMS Needs to be Mobile

Posted on 09/01/2015

Smart devices have changed the way we find news, read books and even watch television. Beyond that, mobile solutions continue to evolve the way that we do business – and it's no different for biomedical/clinical engineers. Learn how a mobile healthcare CMMS solution can make a world of difference for your organization.

Benefits of Integrating Locationing with Your CMMS

Posted on 08/28/2015

How much time do your technicians spend trying to find the equipment that they need to conduct maintenance on? The mobility of assets in the hospital environment can make it challenging, if not impossible, to find the equipment that requires preventive or corrective maintenance. In this blog post, learn how integrating TMS with a real-time locationing system (RTLS) can benefit your organization and technicians.

Using Barcoding to Improve Productivity and Asset Reporting

Posted on 08/18/2015

Leveraging a barcoding system to track your assets can offer a number of benefits to your organization. For one, it makes it much easier for your technicians to track down asset data within your computerized maintenance management solution (CMMS). In this blog post, learn how barcoding can help improve productivity and asset reporting for hospitals.