Trending News - January 2019

Updated FGI guidance focuses on designing mobile medical units

Number of higher-acuity patients being treated in mobile units increasing

1/31/2019


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Evacuation during a fire

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for evacuation during a fire

1/30/2019


Nashville General weighing future facility options

Hospital scouting existing buildings, raw land options

1/28/2019


DeBakey VA Medical Center renovation designed to support mental healthcare

The renovation of the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center building in Houston comprises a vertical expansion and renovation to house the relocated Mental Health Clinic Trauma Recovery Program, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/25/2019


ASHE and others push for science-based codes and standards

Efforts aim to eliminate conflicting codes and ensure evidence-backed standards

1/24/2019


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Suites in AHCO

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for suites in AHCO

1/23/2019


New association created for medical facility professionals

The Association of Medical Facility Professionals was created by the leaders of the former Health Care Institute, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/18/2019


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Two-hour separations between hospitals

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for two-hour separations between hospitals

1/16/2019


California healthcare facilities still figuring out how to reopen following wildfires

Hospitals are still recovering after two major fires

1/16/2019


Lean design builds Ohio hospital piece by piece

The MetroHealth System in Cleveland created a dynamic healthcare facility with a set of best practices that use a Lean philosophy and “process-neutral” design approach, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website

1/15/2019


Facility Guidelines Institute begins process for 2022 guidelines

The proposal period is open until June 30

1/15/2019


Healthcare leaders offer ideas to fix healthcare

Among the 18 ideas in the article were several that were facilities/location-oriented

1/11/2019


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Generator load bank tests

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for generator load bank tests

1/9/2019


Indiana lawmaker wants to bring back hospital 'certificate of need' process

A state lawmaker is concerned that hospital construction is driving up the cost of healthcare

1/8/2019


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clothes irons

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clothes irons in nursing home resident rooms

1/3/2019


NFMT Baltimore 2019 announces new features

New events and offerings are planned for the annual NFMT show, March 26-28, 2019

1/3/2019



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