This episode offers a preview of UW Health’s Eastpark Medical Center in Madison, WI. Expected to be fully open by Fall 2024, the seven-story outpatient facility will offer advanced imaging and lab services, destination services, multidisciplinary adult specialties, and women’s complex care.
If you’re attending the 2023 Healthcare Facilities Symposium—or any other healthcare conference on the horizon—you can gain some insight into some of the formal or informal discussions sure to be heard by perusing the following curated collection of recent IMEG healthcare-related blogs, executive guides, and podcasts.
Leslie Curry is a Senior Medical Equipment Planner at IMEG. Her background in direct patient care brings a unique and essential perspective to the planning team. Leslie talks about the role of a medical equipment planner and how people from diverse backgrounds can be successful in this career. Q: What is a medical equipment planner?
De-escalation by Design is a security concept that creates spaces that are safe, calm, and therapeutic. It adapts tenets of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) to the indoor behavioral healthcare environment, and hospital emergency departments, to allow patients and staff dignity, respect, and agency.
By Mike Zorich Over the past couple of years, I’ve been writing and presenting about the new United States Pharmacopeial General Chapter 800 “Hazardous Drugs – Handling in Healthcare Settings,” generally known as USP <800>. The standard is intended to protect healthcare workers and patients from harm associated with exposure to hazardous drugs, and many healthcare facilities have taken steps to
Engineering consultant Eric Vandenbroucke of IMEG explains how a microgrid technology strategy can enable healthcare facilities to remain operational indefinitely from, and independently of, the power grid.
IMEG explains why SPC-4D is the least onerous and cost-effective way for hospital building owners of acute care services facilities currently rated SPC-1 or SPC-2 to comply with California’s Hospital Seismic Retrofit Program.
Director of Sustainability remains hopeful of a carbon-free future in light of the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.
At some point every healthcare facility will need to modernize its Central Sterilization Services (CSS), one of the least recognized yet highly critical departments.
Fourth in a series based on the IMEG executive guide, “Enhancing the Quadruple Aim through Data-driven Decisions in the Built Environment.”