Medical Construction & Design

JAN-FEB 2016

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2 Medical Construction & Design | JA N UA RY/ F EBRUA RY 2016 | MCDM AG.COM Contents January/February 2016 > Volume 12, Issue 1 > 34 Access to Care Cover Story: First Proton therapy center in Dallas/ Fort Worth area opens. The story behind the new Texas Center for Proton Therapy in Irving, Texas. 40 Prevention through Design Mitigating occupational hazards through design solutions that eliminate risks before they exist provides an enhanced plan for safety. 42 More than 'Just a TV' There are many factors that come into play when the decision is made for a hospital to upgrade its television system. 44 Prevention, Mitigation, Treatment Crucial components of diminishing risk of Legionella in hospitals. 46 Inhibiting Condensation The ef ects that interior environmental conditions can have on the performance of the building enclosure, and considerations to help avoid unintentional moisture-related problems. 40 34 The Texas Center for Proton Therapy features advanced technology in a spa-like environment. FEATURES ON THE COVER BIM can be used to ensure safe access is provided for maintenance and future renovations.

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