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Hospitals damaged in Alaska quake

A magnitude 7.0 earthquake damaged roads and buildings

12/10/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clearance in front of electrical panels

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clearance in front of electrical panels

12/6/2018


Tennessee children's hospital designed for homey feel

Le Bonheur Children’s Outpatient Clinic was designed with forms and materials that suggest a 'home away from home,' according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/30/2018


Healthcare facility professionals weigh in on impending pharmacy regulations

On December 1, 2019, sweeping changes to hazardous drug handling in hospitals’ pharmacies will be enforced as the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Chapter 800 rules go into effect

11/30/2018


BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre designed to be 'wood first'

The design reflects Vancouver's wood-first initiative that mandates timber use in buildings, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/29/2018


Hospital projects can strengthen neighborhoods

Limited influence blamed on outdated planning strategies and tax laws

11/29/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exit enclosure antenna

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for an exit exclosure antenna

11/28/2018


Some fear Congo Ebola outbreak could get much worse

Expert says in many ways it's as if they're stuck at square one

11/26/2018


Georgia senior facility build with indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining and socializing

The Arbor at BridgeMill in Canton includes an expansive terrace, gardens, a fire pit and barbecue area, according to an article on the Environments for Aging website

11/26/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Exiting from hospital into medical building

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for exiting from hospital into medical building

11/21/2018


Where are Leapfrog's 'F' hospitals?

The Leapfrog Group recently gave 17 hospitals failing grades

11/19/2018


Temporary mobile health clinic for the poor opens in Vatican City

Facility built to serve city's homeless and poor

11/19/2018


Psychiatric care for children designed to be 'pavilion in the park'

Virginia Treatment Center for Children in Richmond uses warm, bright colors and natural light, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/16/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Blanket warmers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for blanket and towel warmers

11/14/2018


Assisted living facility closed due to bed bugs, deaths and theft

The facility has been operating without a licensed administrator since the former administrator had her license suspended

11/8/2018


Healthcare facilities planning upgrades

Seven facilities announced or finished projects in the last weeks of October

11/7/2018


California facility design inspired by coastal landscape

Ventura County Medical Center’s replacement wing adds to a cohesive aesthetic, blending with the existing campus, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/5/2018


Employer-paid healthcare provider opens first San Francisco location

Crossover Health contracts with employers to provide on-site or local healthcare services for employees

11/5/2018


Walmart parking lot 'town centers' to include health clinics

The centers will also include restaurants, bowling alleys, food trucks, fuel stations and more

11/2/2018


Amazon, Apple opening on-site employee clinics

Some large companies are opening clinics to control their healthcare spending

11/1/2018


Duke University Student Wellness Center gets upgrade

New facility has a more central location and inviting environment, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

11/1/2018


N.Y. facility's technology designed to decrease patient stress

Design team looked for ways to create a calming experience

11/1/2018


Does the cost of hospital accreditation boost patient outcomes?

Study says hospital accreditation is not associated with lower mortality

10/31/2018


How to navigate the federal rule-making process

You can help shape healthcare regulations

10/31/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Portable fire extinguishers

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for portable fire extinguishers

10/24/2018


HealthPartners Neuroscience Center designed to bring light indoors

Part of HealthPartners 'intentional design' was to allow for natural sunlight throughout the four-story, 130,000–square-foot building

10/24/2018


Tariffs may slow healthcare construction

On Sept. 24, the Trump administration placed a 10 percent tariff, amounting to $200 billion, on 5,745 items from China, including concrete and lumber

10/23/2018


Exhibit looks at more than 100 years of design and wellness

New show at London’s healthcare-focused gallery, the Wellcome Collection, chronicles the history of the built environment and wellbeing

10/19/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clinical needs locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clinical needs locks

10/17/2018


Colorado State University Health and Medical Center Medical Services Building

This project includes Vista stainless and glass railing on spiral staircase and overlooks, and Point-supported glass smoke baffle

10/16/2018


Colorado hospital building boom leads to empty beds and higher profits

State's hospitals raised prices by 76 percent over a seven-year period

10/15/2018


Healthcare facility certification can help career advancement

The Certified Health Care Physical Environment Worker program doesn’t require years of experience or in-depth expertise

10/15/2018



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