Healthcare Furniture And Its Role In Infection Control

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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are part of the landscape in medical settings, affecting patient outcomes and increasing healthcare costs. In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimated that approximately 722,000 HAIs occur annually in U.S. hospitals, with around 75,000 patients dying during their hospitalizations. This highlights the critical need for effective infection control…

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Should I Choose a Bunk Bed or Two Singles for My Facility?

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Selecting the proper bed setup in human service programs and behavioral healthcare facilities is a crucial decision that significantly impacts patient care, staff efficiency, and overall facility management. Beds are not merely pieces of furniture; they are integral to the well-being, comfort, and safety of the individuals who use them. Facility managers often face the…

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