Trending News - October 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


Kaiser Permanente, union reaches tentative agreement

The negotiations were among the largest private-sector contract talks in the United States this year

10/11/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Sprinkler obstructions

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for vertical clear space

10/10/2018


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Delayed egress locks

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for delayed egress locks

10/3/2018


University of Utah Hospital campus getting renovation

New Ambulatory Care Complex will be a 305,000-square-foot facility that will serve more than 100,000 new patients each year

10/2/2018


California hospital plans new L.A. tower

Tower will replace an aging facility that will be turned into an outpatient building to avoid a costly seismic retrofit

10/2/2018


Frozen embryos accidentally destroyed at Washington healthcare facility

The mistake was not known publicly until one of the couples filed a complaint for damages

10/1/2018



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