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Dec 31, 1969
Two principles for air-conditioning operating rooms are that air should be supplied at the ceiling, in a unidirectional or laminar air pattern, and that higher air change rates result in lower bacte­rial counts within the room. However, these principles are applied along a wide spectrum, and ongoing research is being conducted to optimize air distribution airflow patterns and quantities.
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Steve Spaanbroek, Hank Wheeler & Mark Etheridge When natural disasters challenge the delivery of patient care, the infrastructure of a health care facility becomes more important than ever. In this session, two individuals whose health care facilities were severely affected by natural disasters will discuss how their organizations prepared for, responded to, and are now planning ahead for out-of-the ordinary events — be it a storm, a rapid influx of patients, or the failure of a utility that supports the facility.
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Ed Tinsley, Mark Smith, Gerry Kaiser and Mike Fullerton 2013 PDC Summit
Dec 31, 1969
Recorded April 6, 2016 Speakers: William Koffel, P.E.., FSPE and Sarina Hart, P.E. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101. This webinar will highlight the impact of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 will have on new health care facilities and the rationale behind the changes from the 2000 edition.
Dec 31, 1969
Speaker: Dave Dagenais Health care organizations rely on facility managers to reduce costs, but one critical way to provide value is often overlooked: leadership and advocacy efforts that can save health care organizations significant resources. This webinar will explore ways to get involved beyond your organization to help prevent unnecessary costs and to highlight your value to your organization. The webinar will cover leading proactively, creating patient-centered approaches, advocating for yourself, and avoiding reflexive, defensive actions.
Dec 31, 1969
Recorded October 25, 2016 Speaker: George Mills, MBA, FASHE, CEM, CHFM, CHSP, Director of Engineering, Department of Engineering, The Joint Commission
Dec 31, 1969
Fire and smoke barrier systems are designed to be used for horizontal evacuations in health care facilities. To work properly, the fire and smoke barriers need to be continuous. Yet fire and smoke barrier penetrations are a major source of physical environment citations from the Joint Commission.
Dec 31, 1969
Geared toward those who are new to accreditation, this session provides an overview of the Joint Commission survey process. This presentation was recorded in July 2013.
Dec 31, 1969
Speakers: Dale Woodin, Barbara Edson, Carolyn V. Gould, Dana Swenson, George Mills, Linda Dickey