Trending News - September 2017

California hospital designed to move up and down during an earthquake

The Loma Linda University Medical Center will be the first in the country engineered to move vertically


Florida nursing home worker fired after seeking help on Facebook

Requests resulted in industrial mist fans along with portable fans brought by family members of residents


Microhospital: Scaling down without shirking standards

The growth of microhospitals is outpacing the development of environment-specific requirements


Life Safety Q&A: Fire damper testing frequency for longterm care facilities

Brad Keyes discusses fire damper testing frequency for longterm care facilities


Doctors, nurses help design rooms for new SLU Hospital

The project has a design center, which contains mock-ups of all types of hospital rooms


Intermountain backs Utah caregivers worried about DACA status

The system will help file the paperwork required for them to continue to legally live and work in the U.S.


New Baton Rouge children's hospital part of a growing trend

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital will have its own emergency room designed with children in mind


Most hospital surveys this year show trouble with certain fire hazard provisions

About 86% of the 763 applicable hospital surveys conducted in January through June revealed deficiencies under the most-cited standard


Life Safety Q&A: Fire drills in a hospital

Brad Keyes discusses fire drills in a hospital


Combined outdoor space caters to patients of all ages

The space was designed for play, exercise and rehabilitation


UPMC unveils $19 million Hampton outpatient center

The 44,000-square-foot facility's focus will be primary healthcare for children and adults


Mazzoni Center has a new home for the LGBTQ community

Project turned an office building into a new healthcare center


Life Safety Q&A: Fire-rated door assemblies

Brad Keyes discusses fire-rated door assemblies


Hospitals to feel hurricane effect on credit, operating performance

Moody's says lost patient volume, deferred elective procedures and the relocation of residents are all contributing factors


Top 10 best hospitals to work for named

Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston considered the best hospital to work for in the country


Home hospital impacts on emergency department crowding

Home hospital programs have the potential to free inpatient beds and extend hospital facility capacity


First U.S. ‘dementia village’ designed to recreate a happier time

Retro style development, called the Glenner Town Square, is a day program, not a residential center


Staff opinions key to new SLU hospital design

SSM Health and St. Louis University are building a $500 million replacement hospital


Life Safety Q&A: Cardboard shipping boxes

Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes



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