Archive for 2013
October is Health Literacy Month!
October is Health Literacy Month! Improving communication within each health care organization by opening up communication with patients and families is the beginning step to achieving better health outcomes, decreasing readmission’s, improving patient satisfaction, enhancing brand and truly helping doctors and nurses to have improved relationships with their patients. Looking to reach every patient with…Read More
Are your Hospital Air Conditioners Up to Par?
What has the world come to when Punxatawney Phil gets indicted for fraud? The unseasonably frigid weather in many parts of the country has people everywhere railing against the rodent who traditionally predicts the onset of spring by whether he sees his shadow on February 2. The Groundhog Day prediction was that springtime weather would…Read More
Are Your Hotel Air Conditioners Up to Par?
Some are calling the year of the “rage against the rodent.” On Groundhog Day, Punxatawney Phil saw his shadow, thus convincing Americans that warmer weather was just six weeks away. But two months later, much of the northern half of the nation is still digging itself out of the snow. Even in the South, unseasonably…Read More
MDM Commercial offers Tips for Spring Break Preparation
March means the beginning of the spring break season. And for hospitals in popular spring break destination cities, that can mean a busy few months. Among the most common spring break-related injuries and illnesses are: Slip and fall injuries Alcohol poisoning Sun poisoning Dehydration Car accident injuries Balcony fall injuries To ready for the sometimes…Read More
Is Your Hotel Spring Break- Ready? MDM Lodging Shares Ideas
March means the start of the spring break season – one of the busiest for hotels nationwide, but particularly those in sunny, beachside locales. Are you ready for the onslaught of college students ready to have a great time and spend money in your hotel and local shops? MDM Lodging offers a few ideas for…Read More
Cash In on Three Hotel Restaurant Trends – MDM Lodging Has the Story
Baum + Whiteman, a major force in the food world since 1970, is known for creating two of the world’s largest grossing restaurants, more 3-star restaurants than anyone in the United States, and numerous international food, hotel and related concepts. So, when they dole out advice, restaurateurs and hoteliers listen. The Brooklyn-based company recently released…Read More
Community Engagement Can Help Boost Your Hospital’s Bottom Line and Much More, Study Shows
Want to boost your hospital or healthcare facility’s quality of care, satisfaction scores and revenue? Pick up the phone and get connected with your community, say researchers with the American Hospital Association. Recent studies show that engaging community players can significantly boost not only your hospital’s image, but many of its operations as well. A…Read More
MDM Lodging Shares Top Oh Dear! Cabinet Must-Haves from A to Z
Travelers can be a harried and forgetful bunch. So, the best hotel concierges keep a fully stocked Oh, Dear! cabinet filled with guests’ most missed items. That way, when your desk clerks get the inevitable call crying, “Oh, dear! I forgot my (fill in the blank), they’re ready to help. MDM Lodging compiled a list…Read More
Biggest Trends Affecting Hospitals in 2013
A month into 2013, no doubt you’re seeing certain trends at play in your hospital or healthcare facility. According to the American Hospital Association and Hospitals & Health Networks these 10 key themes will mark much of the hospital and healthcare industry this year: Associations: Membership in hospital and healthcare provider associations is proving a…Read More