The fundamental goal of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process is to solicit and evaluate architectural and engineering (A&E), construction management (CM), and... read more
For health care facility planners, designers, and engineers, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) safety has historically been a non-issue, relegated to the domain of the MRI equipment... read more
This memo from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) clarifies the ASC interpretive guidelines to indicate that an ASC and an Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) may not share space, even when temporally separated.
This memorandum clarifies the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) requirements for ASC waiting areas, including the prohibition on the sharing of waiting areas with other entities.
Infection preventionists play an increasingly important role in preventing health care-associated infection in the physical environment associated with... read more
This document was compiled from a variety of institutional standard‐of‐practice documents used for construction of health care facilities. While intended to share best... read more
In this memo, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) clarifies policy regarding existing interior finish for fire safety purposes.