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Safety February 2017 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Long-term care facilities told to be disaster-ready


Facilities that participate in Medicare and Medicaid must meet the new requirements by Nov. 15

2/28/2017 11:00:00 AM

California hospital moves patients ahead of potential flood


Hospital officials feared the facility would be flooded if the Oroville Dam broke

2/27/2017 3:00:00 PM

Patient safety efforts are paying off


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's tally of healthcare-associated conditions between 2010 and 2015 shows a 21 percent decline, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

2/17/2017 9:00:00 AM

Experts concerned about the potential fire hazard with hyperbaric chambers


In 2009, a chamber erupted in fire — fed by the oxygen — killing two people inside

2/16/2017 3:00:00 PM

Missouri long-term care facility fire injures resident


Fire blamed on loose wire in an electrical outlet

2/16/2017 2:00:00 PM

Surgeon falls off rolling stool, successfully sues for $7 million


The stool was allegedly only suitable for use on a soft, carpeted flooring surface

2/10/2017 9:00:00 AM



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