Health Facilities Management Magazine, August 20, 2021

Rick Joslin, senior advisor of healthcare strategy, Accruent

Unlike other industries, healthcare organizations are required to follow rigid manufacturer recommendations regardless of actual need, effectively stifling any sort of efficiency, monetary or reliability gains possible from doing maintenance differently. As various maintenance processes were introduced, each seemed destined for failure in healthcare due to the strict regulatory oversight.

Fortunately, as alternative maintenance strategies have become more proven and the regulatory landscape more accepting, healthcare has been able to implement new ways of managing their environment of care.

Learn how applying reliability-centered maintenance (RCM), a strategy and process that is designed to promote the reliability of equipment, systems and structures, can reap huge dividends to the organization