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NFPA casts final votes on healthcare, life safety code changes

Changes that would have stopped efforts to expand maximum compartment size to 40,000 square feet failed

6/26/2017


Size not enough for healthcare facilities in uncertain times

Houston hospital sector mostly weathered the storms but future is seen in smaller regional centers

6/26/2017


Healthcare can see its future, and it's hi-tech

Automation can do some jobs more cheaply, safely and efficiently

6/22/2017


Microhospitals can offer emergency care access

Houston hospital adopts two microhospitals to supplement emergency access

6/22/2017


Healthcare bill could cost 924,000 jobs — most of them in health sector

The research said that the healthcare bill would start off by adding 864,000 jobs and growing state economies

6/21/2017


Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated frames

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire-rated frames

6/21/2017


Spokane teaching healthcare facility supports new model of healthcare

Spokane Teaching Health Center was designed for all healthcare specialties to be trained together

6/21/2017


Rx for noise control at Virginia Hospital: Large dose of acoustical ceiling systems

Myriad of ceilings meets needs of different spaces at new Inova Health System Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital

6/20/2017


Designing for the millennial patient

Survey shows most millennials said that in addition to having their healthcare needs met, they want to have a good experience as patients

6/16/2017


New 150-acre medical campus planned in India

The All India Institute of Medical Sciences campus's oblong urban form was designed to establish an integrated and walkable healthcare campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/15/2017


Chicago health facilities get bold new home

Building designed with rhombus-shaped perforations sprayed like bubbles across its shiny, forked facade

6/14/2017


Life Safety Q&A: Operating room fire drills

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for operating room fire drills

6/14/2017


Chattanooga safety net facility transformed into region's first lifestyle hospital

Project focused on having the facility resemble a hospitality setting wherever possible

6/14/2017


Healthcare facility management in uncertain times

Basic principles can offer some certainty

6/13/2017


Cancer treatment center designed to improve outcomes through a multidisciplinary approach

Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center organized by specific cancer types so that patients can receive most of their treatment in one area, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

6/12/2017


Kaiser’s San Diego Medical Center focuses on sustainability and patient experience

Facility incorporated ideas from the Small Hospital, Big Idea hospital design competition

6/9/2017


Hospital star ratings will not be updated in July

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not update the overall hospital quality star ratings

6/8/2017


Concierge medicine for wealthiest patients widens healthcare divide

Elite concierge practices are booming

6/8/2017


Life Safety Q&A: Trash cans.

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for trash cans.

6/7/2017


ERS changing to serve more elderly patients

Some healthcare facilities are creating separate, quieter emergency rooms for older patients

6/5/2017


Patients leaning toward outpatient facilities, technology

Hospital systems have begun to shift more capital spending to outpatient facilities to provide more cost-effective and convenient settings for consumers

6/2/2017


Children’s outpatient facility designed for efficient care flow

Nemours Children’s Health System Outpatient Services Center in Glen Mills, Pa., was designed for efficient care flow, according to the Healthcare Design website

6/2/2017


Healthcare takeaways from Trump budget

Budget includes $610 billion in Medicaid cuts over 10 years

6/1/2017


Healthcare value-based purchasing continues despite uncertainty

The executives do plan to slow major capital investments in response to political and legislative instability, a recent survey reported

5/30/2017


Life Safety Q&A: What’s the standard for coffee pots?

Brad Keyes further discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/24/2017


Children’s hospitals could lose billions with ACA repeal under current care models

Children’s healthcare facilities will face massive funding cuts under the legislation

5/22/2017


Urgent care clinics avenue for growth

Chicago hospitals are entering the market and shaking up private players

5/19/2017


Providers partner on microhospitals to expand access to care

Two Emerus facilities will be rebranded as Memorial Hermann

5/18/2017


Q&A: Coffee pots

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for coffeepots in healthcare facilities

5/17/2017


Navigating new Life Safety codes

Healthcare projects must comply with CMS requirements

5/17/2017


'Disruptive innovation' used on outpatient facility project

Providers and staff provided expertise to shape the design and clinic’s future operations, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/16/2017


Urgent care sites cater to cancer patients

Facilities help patients avoid the emergency department and hospital admissions

5/15/2017


VA may close more than 1,100 facilities

Closures part of plans to move more medical care to the private sector

5/11/2017


Q&A: Photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for photoluminescent ‘exit’ signs

5/10/2017


Clinic links health, wellness through design

Caboolture GP Super Clinic in Caboolture, Queensland, Australia, houses medical services and a fitness center under one roof, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

5/10/2017



Ontario budget includes billions for healthcare

Ontario posts first balanced budget in decade

5/9/2017


Healthcare facilities cuttings jobs

Uncertainty, budgetary problems cause some hospitals to trim staff

5/8/2017


Miss. hospital rebuilt 3 years after tornado

Winston Medical Center in Louisville opens new $55,000,000 facility

5/8/2017


Outpatient facility rehabs second location instead of starting from scratch

Rehabbed project cost a fraction of new construction

5/8/2017


High-Performance Buildings event to include session on new standards for indoor environments

The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/8/2017



High-Performance Buildings event to include session on innovative workplaces and WELL certification

The event will be held in Arlington, Texas, on May 17-18, 2017

5/4/2017


New surgical construction can attract patients and surgeons

High-tech ORs help recruit high-volume surgeons

5/4/2017


Demand for elderly care facilities on the rise in Singapore

To meet the demand, the number of nursing home beds in Singapore has increased from 9,000 in 2011 to more than 12,000

5/3/2017



Micro hospitals bringing care into smaller communities

Small-scale inpatient facilities offer medical care to underserved areas

5/1/2017


Kaiser Permanente: Members embracing virtual visits

52 percent of the encounters with company physicians are virtual visits

5/1/2017


Retail clinics upending healthcare delivery

Delivery environment and the direction of flow of services, according to the research

5/1/2017


Health network chooses expansion over new construction

Outpatient growth moves Lehigh Valley Health Network to rethink new hospital

5/1/2017


Survey predicts no healthcare winners under Trump

NEJM Catalyst report shows healthcare executives have a pessimistic view

4/27/2017


More revisions expected in Joint Commission's EC and LS chapters

Changes will apply to hospital, ambulatory care, critical access hospital, nursing care center and home care programs

4/27/2017



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