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Healthcare Facilities Top List of UV Applications: Survey


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Investigation Unveils 1,100 Fire Safety Violations

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Stabbings Raise Security Alerts at Little Rock Hospitals

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Feds Warn of ‘Imminent’ Cyber Threat to Healthcare Facilities

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Despite Charleston’s Chronic Flooding, Hospitals Plan To Stay Put

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Lab Develops Spray-On PPE, Looking for Manufacturers

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Modular Construction: Despite Benefits, Healthcare Adoption Is Slow

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The Importance of Full-Time Facilities Employees During the Pandemic

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Energy Reviews Reveal Hidden Inefficiencies

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How Hospitals Can Achieve Net-Zero Energy

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Managing Campus Visitors During the Pandemic

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Hospital Launches Drone Delivery Service

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Healthcare Facilities Set Up Outdoor Visits for Elderly Patients

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COVID-19 Increases Use of Microgrids in Healthcare Sector

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How Modular Healthcare Facilities Aided Pandemic Response

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Racing the Surge: Healthcare Organization Ramped Up Pandemic Preparedness

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Michigan Won’t Put COVID-19 Patients in Vacant Facilities

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How Hospitals Can Prepare for a New Normal

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Pop-Up Grocery Stores Popping into Healthcare Facilities

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How Should Hospitals Prepare for Two Disasters at Once?

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Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations

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COVID-19 Will Complicate Hospital Evacuations

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National Guard Disinfects Georgia Hospitals

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Banner Health Launching Virtual Waiting Room

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COVID-19 Expected to Change Healthcare Facility Design

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Past Healthcare Facilities Closures Hamper NYC's Coronavirus Response

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‘Recharge Rooms’ Give NYC Healthcare Workers Space to Rest, Relax

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Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing Systems

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Washington Hospital Workers Make Masks from Office Supplies

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Seattle Suburb Builds Coronavirus Hospital on Soccer Field

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CDC Expands Coronavirus Containment Efforts

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U.S. Hospitals Preparing for Coronavirus Outbreak

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Hospital Installs Hydroponic Farm in Cafeteria

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Mystery Odor Closes Vermont Hospital Operating Rooms Again

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Hospitals Prepare to be Earthquake-Ready

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How BIM Improves Healthcare Facility Design and Operations

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Hospital Knew About Mold Problem for a Year, Did Nothing

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Hospital Installs Webcams in NICU Beds

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Facility Dog Helps Children Heal at Minnesota Hospital

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Canadian Hospital Criticized for Use of Duct Tape

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5 Ways to Incorporate Sustainability in Experiential Design

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Where Experiential Design Meets Sustainability

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Explaining Experiential Design's Benefit for Healthcare Facilities

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Bedbugs Cause Three-Day Restricted Access at NY Hospital

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Kaiser Permanente Moves Joshua Trees on Site of New Calif. Facility

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Healthcare Facilities' Must Manage Emergencies for Hours, Days After

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Understanding Environment of Care and Life Safety in Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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C. Difficile Strain Evolving to Live in Hospital Rooms

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FMs Face Critical Compliance Challenges in Accredited Ambulatory Surgery Centers

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Glasgow Hospital Spends More than $500,000 to Kill Pests after Pigeon Droppings Crisis

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The Right Light: Better Lighting Improves Patient Outcomes

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How To Use Door Selection for Infection Control

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Understanding the Benefits of the Medical Internet of Things

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In Healthcare Facilities, New Technology Improves Energy Efficiency and Comfort

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How to Collaborate with IT in Healthcare Facilities

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How Technology is Evolving in Healthcare Facilities

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How Technology is Disrupting Facilities Management

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3 Critical Steps To Healthcare Life Safety Compliance

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How To Maintain Life Safety Compliance in Healthcare Facilities

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Understanding New Trends in Healthcare Restroom Design

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How To Do HVAC Commissioning in Healthcare Facilities

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Facility Managers Play Crucial Role in Healthcare Commissioning

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3 Strategies for Green Product Selection in Healthcare Facilities

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Facility Operating Budget Benchmarks for Office, Education, Other Buildings

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Survey: Facility Capital Budget Changes for Nine Types of Buildings

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FM Department Staffing Levels for Office, Education, Other Building Types

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How Floorcoverings Decisions Affect Environment of Care

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4 Ways High-Performance Floorcovering Leads To Patient Satisfaction

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Super Bowl LII to Impact Hospital Access in Minneapolis

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7 Healthcare Design Trends for 2018

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4 Ways Healthcare Facilities Improve Patient Well-Being

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Data Centers: FM-IT Partnership Worth Millions to Healthcare Organization

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LED Technology: Market Watch

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Seven Top-of-Mind Hospital Flooring Considerations

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Facilities Managers Can Help Revolutionize Healthcare

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California Hospital Paves Way for Systemwide LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Change Agent: Albert Manshum Transforms Advocate Health Care's Facilities

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Modular Prefabricated Components Speed Construction, Cut Waste

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Hospital Seeks Turnkey Solution for LED Exterior Lighting Upgrade

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Hospital Officials Specify LEDs for Exterior Lighting Project

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Health Care System Saves More than $1 Million in Maintenance, Energy Costs

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5 Tips to Help Control Construction Costs in 2017

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Sustainability: Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, Jupiter, Fla.

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Renovations and Retrofits: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle

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Linbeck Group, Messer Construction Joint Venture Complete Cincinnati Children’s/UC Health Proton Therapy Center Ahead of Schedule

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Detroit Hospital Fined for Inadequate Security

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Healthcare Facility Leaders are Aiming for Noise-free Hospitals

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Cell Phone Germs a Concern at Healthcare Facilities

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Gateway & SH 161 Medical Office Development Underway

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CDC Offers Guide to Prevent Legionnaires' Disease Outbreaks

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White Paper on Healthcare Energy Savings Available

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Investors Attracted to Healthcare Building Sector

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Retrofits Deliver Bottom-Line Benefits to Healthcare Facilities

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Retrofit Strategy: Managers get Involved from Day One

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Healthcare Facilities Retrofits: Making Available Money Work

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Managers Use Knowledge Gained from Past Retrofit Projects

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Twenty-five Healthcare Facilities Honored for Environmental Excellence

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Healthcare Groups Launch 'Green' Purchasing Co-op

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What Healthcare Facility Professionals Need to Know About the 2012 Life Safety Code

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The Value of Sustainability in Healthcare Facilities

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Tips for More Effective Maintenance Planning and Scheduling

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Healthcare Facilities Need a Building Envelope and HCVAC Strategy for Patients' Well-Being

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Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical School

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Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Flooding

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New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Together

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Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online

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Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

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Internet of Things Growing in Healthcare Facilities

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Managing the Risks and Disruption of Healthcare Construction

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Medical University Improves Maintenance Efficiency with Critical Upgrades

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Are Hand Dryers Germ Spreaders?

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Minnesota Hospitals' Cleanest Patient Rooms Ranked

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St. Louis Agency Studying Feasibility of Healthcare Clinics at MetroLink Stations

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Energy Efficient Lighting at Virginia VA Hospital To Help Fund Additional Services

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New Orleans' VA hospital Slowly Moves Ahead

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Healthcare Leases Should Reflect Special Construction, Tenant Finish Factors

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Mayo Clinic Health's Eau Claire Expansion Project Begins

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Louisville Rehab Facility Undergoing $5.2 Million Expansion underway at facility

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Talking Points: Timing is Everything for Medical University of South Carolina

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Retrofits and Renovations

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2015 FMD Achievement Awards: Sustainability

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FMs Report 2016 Facility Department Staffing Plans

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Operating Budgets: Survey of 2016 Facility Plans

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Survey: 2016 Facility Capital Budget Plans

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Healthcare Leases: Pay Close Attention to Guaranties

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Hospital Uses Utility Assessment To Begin Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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How Lean Construction Practices Can Help Healthcare Facilities

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Lean Trend for Healthcare Facilities Moves to Building Operations

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Innovative Funding Sources Provide Upgrades to Healthcare Facilities’ Infrastructures

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Healthcare Leases: Termination Rights

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How Lean Design, Construction Techniques Trim Healthcare Costs

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Healthcare Facilities Use PPAs to Fund Infrastructure Improvements

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Emergency Planning Helps Michigan Hospital in Flood Aftermath

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Receding Floodwaters Offer Good, Bad News for Michigan Hospital

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Hospital's Lessons Learned from Flood Recovery Experience

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Healthcare Leases: Understanding HIPPA Impacts

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Healthcare Leases: Anti-Kickback Statute And Stark Law

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How An Office Building Converted To Health Care Space

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Renovated Space Helps Healthcare Organization With Teaming Efforts

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Live Simulation Test, Lessons Learned From Move Into New Space

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Employee Concerns Prompt Change Management Plan

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Ebola Scare Underscores Importance of Waste Management, Disposal

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Risk Assessment, Rules, Cleaning Practices Play Crucial Role

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Infection Control Is High Priority for Healthcare Facility Managers

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Change Management Plan Starts During Design Stage

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Ebola-Readiness Advice For Facility Managers

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2011 Lighting Retrofit Lit Way for Future Energy Savings

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How Healthcare Facilities Can Improve Patient Satisfaction

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New York Presbyterian's FACE Program Is Designed To Upgrade Facilities, Increase Patient Satisfaction

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Coordinate Interior Enhancement Program With Interior Guidelines To Maximize Patient Satisfaction Benefit

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External Aspects Of Healthcare Facilities Play Big Role In First Impression

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Parking Garage Experience Often Sets Patients' First Impression Of Healthcare Facilities

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Pursuing Sustainability in Healthcare Interiors is an Education

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How Effective Change Management, Transparency Can Help With Major Changes

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Testing New Processes, Strategies Before Occupation Helps Ease Transition

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Massive Renovation Turns Old Office Space Into New Healthcare Facility

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Sustainability's Healing Touch: Incremental Steps For Healthcare

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Durability Is Key To Green Healthcare Interiors

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Green Healthcare Interiors: Tips For Specifying Materials

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Evaluating ROI For Sustainability In Healthcare Interiors

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Bumps in the Road to Sustainability: One Hospital's Story

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Hospital's Parking Lot Project Earns High Marks

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Demand Response: Delivering Efficiency and Savings

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Consider Demand-Response Impact on Operations Before Participating

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Health Care Facilities Present Demand Response Challenges

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Clearing Hurdles Presented by Demand Response

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Sidebar: Demand-Response Resources

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5 Minutes With Podcast: Hospital's Web-Based Training Program Improves Safety

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Hospitals Look Past Codes To Set Power Reliability Minimums

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NFPA 110's Fuel Requirements Can Help Guide Backup Power Plan For Hospitals

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UPS Backup, Automatic Transfer Switches Can Help Keep Health Care Facilities IT, Imaging Equipment Online

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Co-Gen Plants Can Help Health Care Facilities Stay Online

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HIPAA Regulations, Affordable Care Act Requirements Are Driving Improvement In Hospital Acoustics, Privacy

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Sound-absorbing Ceiling Tile Can Help Improve Hospital Acoustics

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Strategic Perspective Guides Healthcare Facility Investment Decisions

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Challenges Face Healthcare Facilities Located Off Hospital Campus

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Health Risks and Legionella: Separating Fact from Fiction

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Potable Hospital Water Major Source of Legionella Bacteria

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Common Myths Surrounding Legionnaire's Disease

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Spotlight: Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI)

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Changes In Health Care Bring Leaner Facility Staffs

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Ascension Health's Bob McCoole Gets Funds for Facility Infrastructure Projects

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Facilities Resource Group Provides Centralized Support For Ascension Health

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Energy Star Portfolio Manager Helps Ascension Health Meet Energy Efficiency Goals

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Facilities Resource Group Keeps An Eye Out For Good Ideas Across Acension Health System

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Facilities Resource Group Supports Sustainability Efforts At Dell Children's Hospital

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Health Care Facilities Face Two Challenges From Competition

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Team Effort Helps Make Green Health Care Design A Reality

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Space Programming Needs To Be Early Consideration In Health Care Design

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Health Care Design Needs To Take Adjacency Into Consideration

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Building Envelope Is A Significant Influence On Patient Bed Tower Design

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Central Plant Requirements Affect Health Care Construction And Operations

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Briefings: GSA Studies Reveal Energy Savings

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Medical Technology's Pace Of Innovation Places Heavy Demands On Facilities

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Significant Technology Changes Require Health Care Facility Renovations

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Hospital Construction Should Aim For Flexibility From Start

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Evidence-Based Design Part of Lakeland’s Far-Sighted Approach

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Brian Crimmins on the Evolution of Crozer-Keystone Health System

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Brian Crimmins Uses Facilities to Help Crozer-Keystone Health System Increase Market Share

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Health Care Facilities Strategy: Ambulatory Care at Crozer-Keystone

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Health Care Facilities Management Team Runs Lean at Crozer-Keystone

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Tips for Facility Service Contracts for Large Health Care Organizations

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AHJs: Complications for FMs

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Meeting Health Care Fire/Life Safety Regulations Requires Regular Checkups

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Fire Detection, Sprinkler Systems are Key Components of Health Care Fire/Life Safety

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Keys to Testing Fire Alarm, Sprinkler Systems in Health Care Facilities

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Joint Commission Survey: How One Hospital Earned a Perfect Score

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Four Ways That Facility Managers Can Get Corporate Information

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Sustainability Strategies for Urban Health Care

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Rural Health Care Sustainability Considerations

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VA Seeks to Transform Its Health Care Facilities

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New Hospital Designs Focus on Reducing Cost, Improving Health and Flexibility

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Brief: Improving Patient and Staff Safety

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EPA Defines Epinephrine Disposal

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Agencies Issue Notification for Cleaning Hazards

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NIOSH Recommends Ways to Prevent MRSA Risks at Work

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EPA Releases Top Five Green Building Strategies for Healthcare

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Health Care Borrowers May Need to Rethink Funding Strategy as Bond Yields Move Higher, Investment Banker Says

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New Resources Aid in Making Equipment Decisions

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New Proposal Would Require Sprinklers In All Nursing Homes

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Restrooms

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Power Quality Risk Management

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High-Level Operations

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Maintenance Bulletin

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‘Green’ Paints Come of Age

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Getting in front of ‘green’ issues

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Maintenance of the future, today

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Personal Solutions

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In or Out?

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Driving Growth

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Bracing for Troubled Waters

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9/11, One Year Later