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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a prevalent, yet often preventable, threat to patient safety. In fact, as you’re reading this, a staggering one in 25 hospital patients has fallen victim to one or more HAIs, in a battle that costs an estimated $10 billion a year in the U.S. alone. For healthcare providers to effectively combat...
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North American healthcare spending is set to rise by $777.4 billion between 2015 and 2020, according to Deloitte’s 2017 Global Health Care Sector Outlook. The upsurge relates to a forecasted increase in demand driven by population growth, population aging and, in the U.S., enhanced treatment eligibility under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The...
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Public’s hunt for ‘Nissan in a haystack’ reaches happy ending in an Impark facility A U.S. teen who lost his car in Toronto, sparking “the best scavenger hunt ever,” has been reunited with his vehicle after it was found safe and sound in an Impark parking lot. Gavin Strickland made the four-hour drive from Syracuse...
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WASHINGTON, May 23, 2017 – The National Parking Association (NPA) announces Leonard Carder, CPP, Chief Commercial Officer of Impark, as the chair of NPA’s 2017 Convention & Expo taking place October 2-5 in Palm Springs, Ca. “I’m honored to chair the 2017 NPA Convention & Expo. The members of the Convention Planning Committee and I...
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In many teen comedy movies, there’s a scene where a young, carefree valet is tossed the keys to an expensive sports car and drives off on a wacky adventure or somehow damages the vehicle, resulting in a hilarious situation where he has to repair or replace the damaged vehicle before the owner finds out what...
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First impressions are everything. How many times have we heard this? For me the idea of making a good first impression seems to have been embedded in my brain from birth, and I imagine it is no different for the rest of society. With most first impressions typically made in the first seven seconds of...
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With billions of dollars potentially up for grabs if hospitals can meet the growing demand for a better patient experience, it’s no surprise that hospital executives are digging deep into their bag of tricks to ensure a positive interaction. One of the business units being evaluated is the first touchpoint for most patients: parking operations....
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When my brother-in-law was recovering from a series of long and intensely debilitating chemotherapy sessions and struggling to regain his strength, he told me his philosophy: “Every step counts.” It is not uncommon, in fact it is expected, for chemo patients to experience exhaustion after treatment. But it’s not just exhaustion; according to the American...
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For over 12 years, I have been privileged to spend my life with a nurse. Over this time, I have had a front row seat to the highs and lows my wife has experienced as a caregiver. Many who are acquainted with me know the conviction I have for the importance of nurses in healthcare....
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Did you ever stop to think about the evolution of the parking industry: why we pay for parking or when paid parking first began? This is not something I had given a great deal of thought to until I accepted a position at Impark Health providing parking solutions to healthcare facilities. What I’ve learned since...
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