Architecture - Webcasts about Healthcare Facilities Management
On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code. As a result, healthcare facility managers have discovered a multitude of new requirements that have the potential to significantly increase departmental workload. Mandates for annual OR fire drills, mechanical/electrical/medical systems risk assessments, and 1-hour fire ratings for temporary construction barriers are just a few of the new elements that can pose serious challenges to implementation.
Trends in Healthcare Facilities Management Webcast Series
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The Affordable Care Act: Preparing your Facility for Value-Based Purchasing
A key component of the ACA, Value-Based Purchasing (VPB) was designed to transform Medicare from a passive payer of claims to an active purchaser of value-and in the process establish a pay-for-performance reimbursement program under the law.