Join Lance Woolf, former Joint Commission Life Safety Code Surveyor with over 17 years of experience in healthcare, as he helps your healthcare facility "Close the Loop" through stories, experiences, and his expertise on Joint Commission regulatory updates.
Joint Commission surveyor, Lance Woolf, helps you Close the Loop through regulatory updates, research, and real-life experiences
With all my years of experience as a facility director and Joint Commission surveyor, I came away with a few great nuggets worth sharing.
August 23, 2021
Facility directors today are wondering what to do with their current and already outdated PM program. Over the last few years, preventative maintenance has evolved so much that every program keeps requiring more and more. Demands have progressed to the point they are not only being used for PM scheduling and regulatory compliance, but they are also being utilized for financial projections, staff performance, and asset longevity projections.
August 2, 2021
Unfortunately, as facility directors, we are often over-tasked to the point that we become a product of our environment and fail to look for outside-the-box resources. Often, it is just due to a lack of time, not due to a lack of need.
June 20, 2021
With the clinical side being pushed to telehealth in 2020, the move to electronic documentation has been inevitable. So, you may be already asking, “What is ICM and what does it do?”
May 23, 2021
Everything seems to be transitioning to digital or electronic these days. As a former facilities director, the notion of switching everything over can be daunting and a bit overwhelming.
April 18, 2021
Why is it essential to audit your building automation system? Building automation systems are the internal brain for facilities and should respond without having to input values daily to maintain the most beneficial environment.
March 14, 2021
With the recent events of COVID-19, accreditation agencies have already stated there will be changes with the standards in 2021, but have not specifically identified what they will be.
February 14, 2021
There has been some confusion with The Joint Commission’s new revisions on standard LS 02.01.35 EP 7 because it seems like the same old standard in an abridged manner. So what are the changes?
January 17, 2021
We have reached the end of our inaugural Facility Compliance Think Tank webinar series. The need for the healthcare facility community to come together to discuss and generate ideas as we all work our way through the pandemic makes our educational effort more important than ever.
December 13, 2020
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Johns Hopkins Hospital
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Texas Children's Hospital
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Johns Hopkins Hospital
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Hurley Medical Center
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