It might not feel like it, but Spring is officially here! What can facility managers and building owners do to ensure their physical assets are prepared for the new season?
Major transformation is happening in the Healthcare industry. Market dynamics, health system consolidation, mergers and acquisitions, payment reform, technological advances, and changes to the delivery of care are all re-shaping the way the healthcare industry functions. The Healthcare industry is going through a period of rapid advancement. Increasingly healthcare organizations are delivering patient care and facilities management in new ways. As the healthcare industry continues to shift toward value-based population health, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) continue to accelerate. This is creating mega-sized, nontraditional health systems. Meanwhile, the industry continues to grapple with rigid compliance regulation, pressure to enhance the patient experience, improve financial performance, and increase everyday efficiencies.
With growing urban populations and increasing electricity usage, there’s more demand than ever for innovation in the built environment.
Accurate data in facilities management and capital planning reporting is important. The way managers present this data is even more important.
Information on demand when and where you need it? That's the top benefit of using mobile technology to access data that your facilities management team has collected about your organization's buildings and physical assets.
Preventive maintenance is key for maintaining optimal operational conditions for your organization's physical assets. This typically involves regular inspections in order to detect and correct defaults and repair deficiencies before a breakdown occurs. Here we discuss 3 tips for improving your organization's preventive maintenance program.
Facility managers are facing tough decisions about whether to build, renovate, or demolish aging buildings and infrastructure. These demands are further challenged by the need for increased operational efficiency, improved technology, and better financial returns. So, how do facilities professionals make complex decisions about whether to replace or renovate aging buildings and infrastructure?
Facility management is about much more than managing buildings, infrastructure, and services—it is critical to the successful functioning of every organization, according to a recent IFMA report on strategic decision making. Asset optimization is all about making strategic improvements to the effectiveness of your overall asset management methodology by providing more holistic adjustments.