Savvy facilities management teams are using technology to manage life safety issues throughout the year and then refer to that information at audit time.
ARCHIBUS Healthcare Compliance is one example of this technology in action. The visual system makes it easy to see and log where deficiencies exist on different floors and in different rooms. From one interface, healthcare facilities managers can send work order requests for immediate corrective action, , create plans for improvement, and track the history of different issues.
When auditors from The Joint Commission (TJC), NFPA, DNV GL, or other accrediting organizations come onsite, it’s easy to quickly call up details about various deficiencies and the plan of action. Auditors get the information they need quickly, rather than waiting for facility managers to search through paper files.
By staying on top of key life safety deficiencies, hospitals and healthcare organizations can avoid negative audit results and potential closures. Adopting comprehensive healthcare compliance systems allows facility management teams to proactively defend against financial and reputational damage to the organization.
To learn more about the role of technology that can play in facilities management and healthcare compliance, feel free to reach out to us.
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