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The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.
Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their facilities.
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.
Designed for healthcare facilities, the versatility of this signage system helps elevate patient care in a secure manner.
An automated approach enables the facilities department at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Research Center of Chicago to detect potential problems.
Through this broad offering, the company will work with healthcare facilities clients to define and achieve performance based improvements.
Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, a member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized by IFMA for Best Practice in Sustainability.
The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Report provides additional evidence-based design resource tool; fills knowledge gap and helps to inform facility professionals in the healthcare industry.
When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing infrastructure.
A three-year grant received has been awarded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality for further development of patient safety research and tools.
Three primary issues are linked in the minds of facilities professionals, and a change in behavior and more education are needed in order to change these perceptions.
For this professional, adopting a proactive and clearheaded approach has saved many things—including lives.
The survey, podcast, and seminar series are part of the IFMA Healthcare Council’s mission to keep health care professionals abreast of the most critical trends in 21st Century hospitals.
This latest guide focuses on energy saving strategies for small healthcare facilities up to 90,000 square feet in size, including acute care facilities, outpatient surgery centers, critical access hospitals, and inpatient community hospitals.
If implemented, the recommendations in a new report from NIBS would provide the VA with a model that is paramount to the future success of veteran healthcare delivery and without precedent in the U.S. healthcare industry.