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The selection of architects, engineers, attorneys, other consultants, and contractors is critical to the success of health care construction projects. There are four steps to the... read more
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
This memo from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) notifies states and regional offices of the adoption of the 2000 edition of the Life Safety Code.
This CMS checklist based on the 2000 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code is used to record the results of a fire and life safety survey of a health care facility. At the end is a waiver recommendation page.
Patient safety is a fundamental concern for everyone in the healthcare delivery system. Healthcare facility engineers have a unique role to play in fostering patient safety. Many... read more
The most critical function that can be performed by a hospital in its emergency planning is to routinely assess its preparedness and take action as... read more