Renovation, repair and maintenance projects represent the bulk of a facility’s management budget at any given hospital. These projects span everything from new curbing and sidewalks to internal renovations and HVAC systems.
The Association for Healthcare Resource & Materials Management (AHRMM) recently projected that the cost of medical supplies will surpass labor as the biggest expense for hospitals and health systems by 2020.
In addition to caring for critically ill patients, caregivers and support staff are battling changes to workload, shortages in necessary PPE and concern for the safety of their own families; all leaving them vulnerable to extreme stress.
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