Trending News - November 2016

Q&A: Five-year internal inspection of sprinkler systems

Brad Keyes discusses five-year internal inspections of sprinkler systems

11/30/2016


Children's hospital planned in Colorado Springs

The 294,000-square-foot complex will open on the UCHealth Memorial Hospital North campus in late 2018 and includes room for growth

11/29/2016


N.Y.'s Samaritan Medical Center cancer facility's design based on the word 'hope'

The Walker Center for Cancer Care was designed to promote a sense of community, centering itself on a large living room

11/28/2016


Q&A: Annual fire pump test

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for an annual fire pump test

11/23/2016


Studies show retail clinics have little effect on visits to nearby EDs

Retail clinics may encourage an increase healthcare use rather than be a substitute for visiting the emergency room

11/22/2016


Opponents of Boston hospital expansion appeal project's approval

The group still wants to stop the hospital from destroying a garden

11/21/2016


CMS finalizes new emergency preparedness requirements rule

The final rule went into effect on Nov. 15, 2016

11/21/2016


VA renovates Massachusetts nursing care facility

The roughly 20,000-square-foot space has private patient rooms and bathrooms and new communal spaces for family

11/18/2016


Dayton benefitting from hospital building boom

Five major projects are planned or nearing completion

11/17/2016


St. Elizabeth’s plans multimillion-dollar building in Indiana

It will offer expanded primary care and urgent care services as well as medical specialties

11/17/2016


Banner-University Medical Center expanding Tucson campus

$400 million, nine-story tower will replace 40-year-old hospital

11/17/2016


HIPAA compliance in the cloud: FAQs and myths

Cloud services provide a viable way to store and access HIPAA-protected data, as long as you understand the legislation’s basic guidelines.

11/16/2016


Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in fire rated cabinets

Brad Keyes discusses storing oxygen cylinders in fire rated cabinets

11/16/2016


HIPAA Section 1557 language access requirements

Section 1557 is the non-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act that protects individuals from discrimination in health care based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, and sex; including discrimination based on pregnancy, gender identity and sex stereotyping.

11/15/2016


First Alzheimer’s care homes for people with Down Syndrome to open in Calif.

Two 5,000 sq. ft. houses will open in early 2017 and become home to 20 people with developmental disabilities

11/14/2016


Philadelphia-area seeing a boom in suburban healthcare facilities

Area is following the trend to send care access into the community

11/14/2016


Q&A: Sprinklers in construction areas

Brad Keyes discusses removing sprinklers during construction

11/9/2016


Designing for a population boom

Florida Hospital for Women was designed to serve a huge population swell in metro Orlando, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/9/2016


20 healthcare facilities get failing grade from Leapfrog

Fifteen hospitals earned an F in the spring

11/7/2016


One in 3 hospitals get an A for patient safety

Leapfrog ratings show significant improvement in some states

11/4/2016


Washington healthcare organization builds $21 million emergency and specialty services building

Jefferson Health Care opened a new 52,900-square-foot facility in Port Townsend

11/4/2016


Healthcare facility simulation center accommodates program growth

A new Simulation Center at Boston Children’s Hospital provides a 5,300-square-foot dedicated space to the Simulator Program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/4/2016


Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

11/4/2016


New Southern California facility key part healthcare village

Hoag Health Center Irvine designed for convenient care

11/4/2016


Creating an environment of wellness and inclusion

Three organizations have joined to improve the health of their community while creating a destination campus for wellness and inclusion, according to a Healthcare Design website

11/2/2016


Webcast — New Requirements, New Challenges: The 2012 Life Safety Code

On November 1 of this year, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code

11/2/2016


Q&A: Tunnels between hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses requirements for underground tunnels

11/2/2016



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