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Restraining order issued in Texas hospital explosion

Attorneys say order needed to preserve evidence


Calif. healthcare district eying new uses for old hospital building

The Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District is looking into new uses for the current hospital building once a new hospital opens.


Designs for senior and assisted living facilities evolving

Population growth has led to facility improvements


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Alcohol disinfectant wipes

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for alcohol disinfectant wipes


N.Y. vocational rehab center designed to provide a safe and secure environment

Visions Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired's residential rehabilitation center balances real-world and adapted elements, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Design of Vero Beach's Scully-Welsh Cancer Center focuses on area's natural beauty

Facility’s aesthetic needed to focus on what brought patients to the area in the first place – the natural beauty.


Mass. hospice designed to be uplifting

Care Dimensions Hospice House in Lincoln, Mass., is a functional and uplifting environment for the staff, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Seven hospital projects valued at $300 million + kick off summer

Six of the seven are in the planning stages


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

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for delayed egress locks


Tips for healthcare facility managers to stay in compliance with NFPA

A majority of the updates are related to inspections, paperwork regulations and training


As hospitalizations drops, Delaware health system Beebe cancels tower project

Officials say this is a sign of a changing ideology in healthcare


Expansive 'health city' planned for Brisbane

Health-focused district is planned around the site of Mater Private Hospital Springfield


Healthcare system building microhospital in Mesa

Abrazo Community Health facility will have a small emergency department and an operating room


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire pump phase reversal

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire pump phase reversal


South Texas VA adjusts to changing veteran population

Women veterans in the healthcare system are the largest growing demographic


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Frequency between fire pump tests

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire pump testing


Lucile Packard expansion includes displacement ventilation

A shading system on the façade is used to prevent sunspots, which can throw off the displacement ventilation system, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


CMS delays hospital star-ratings release

The agency will not update the hospital quality star ratings on Hospital Compare in July


Alzheimer’s village designed to let patients shop, farm and socialize

$28 million village is part of an experimental treatment for Alzheimer’s patients


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Contiguous facilities

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for contiguous facilities


NYU Langone's new high-rise healthcare facility will have superstorm flood protection

New York University Langone Medical Center campus sustained significant damage during Hurricane Sandy in 2012


Marc Anthony delivers mobile medical clinic to Puerto Rico

It has been eight months since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the island still needs help


International Medical Corps medical shelters sent to aid Ebola fight

Relief supplies sent to Democratic Republic of the Congo


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire drills

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire drills


NY hospital project designed for growth and limited space

Fitting a 17-story ambulatory care center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side was the first challenge


'Neighborhood hospital' planned near Tucson

18-bed facility in Sahuarita will have an emergency room and operating rooms


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Cardboard shipping boxes

Brad Keyes discusses cardboard shipping boxes


North Carolina heart hospital consolidates cardiac services

North Carolina Heart & Vascular Hospital plan focuses on patient amenities


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Fire hose valves

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for fire hose valves


WHO working to stop another Ebola outbreak after 18 deaths

The World Health Organization is trying to prevent an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


Earthquake standards spur Bay Area hospital's $158 million bond sale

Marin General Hospital sold $158 million of revenue bonds


Top ASC citations include dust and dead insects

Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program's 2018 Quality Review reports top most common ambulatory surgery center issues



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