Interior Design - 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.
There has been a high level of emphasis within the healthcare industry to reduce the rate of hospital acquired infections. Critical environments play an important role as it relates to this topic, as well as in terms of the delivery of care. This webinar explores the topic of Infection Prevention and Critical Environments by exploring the costs associated with hospital acquired infections as well as reviewing studies on the topic of air quality and hospital acquired infections.