Medical Construction & Design

JAN-FEB 2015

Medical Construction & Design (MCD) is the industry's leading source for news and information and reaches all disciplines involved in the healthcare construction and design process.

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4 Medical Construction & Design | JA N UA RY/ F EBRUA RY 2015 | MCDM AG.COM IN EVERY ISSUE 6 Projects 12 Project Pipeline 16 Industry 48 People 56 Industry Events 56 Advertiser Index >> page 49 Contents – GREEN – Changing the Game Embracing a broader approach to sustainability. 51 – PRODUCTS – Breathing Room Mitsubishi Electric VRF system optimizes comfort, healing at Choctaw General Hospital. 53 – SPOTLIGHT – Creature Comforts Furniture & Casework: Today's trends in healthcare furniture and casework blend comfort, style and function for a diverse range of patient and visitor populations. 20 s 0 January/February 2015 > Volume 11, Issue 1 > mcdmag.com DEPARTMENTS Infection Control 25 Future Focused Controlling long-term costs of infection control. Integrated building systems, maintenance programs and technologies can enhance a hospital's ability to control infection. 27 Clean Design Taking the long, whole view. Whether it is as basic as providing suf cient numbers of well-located sinks or as complex as accommodating a biocontainment unit, infection prevention has space implications. 30 Biocontainment Patient Care Units An overview of critical design considerations that facilitate ef ciency, safety and patient-centered care. 30 20 ISSUE FOCUS The main entrance to the Nebraska Medical Center's University Hospital BPCU is secured and airlocked. The second door will not open until the fi rst has been shut. New Products 54 Spotlight Products 22

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