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The increasing operational cost for a health care facility is related to its environment and equipment which is the responsibility of plant and biomedical personnel. Health care engineering managers have a personal responsibility to advance skills, awareness and knowledge to maintain a proper level of effectiveness and efficiency in the department.

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A Health Care Facility’s Journey to the NFPA 99 Risk Assessment

Posted on 1/9/2020
At a recent Reliability Chapter meeting, a gentleman boldly stated, “If you threw all your preventative maintenance (PM) out the door, your productivity would shoot through the roof.” The reaction by most people in the room was to articulate why this


NPC Revisited

Posted on 12/31/2018
From a hospital building operational standpoint, the terms “fully operational” or “business-as-usual operations” are not in the law, in building standards, or in regulations.


New Options Proposed for Non-Structural Seismic Compliance

Posted on 3/1/2018
OSHPD has presented new draft options for NPC-4 compliance for operators with hospital buildings built before 1983 to the Hospital Building Safety Board (HBSB).


CMS Clarification of Anti-Ligature Risk Policy

Posted on 3/1/2018
Hello everyone! My name is David Baker the CSHE Education Chair and State Secretary. In this quarter’s eBulletin, wanted to assure you are aware of the clarification document on ligature risk policy S&C Memo 18-06-Hospitals. CMS Clarification of