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Hospitals

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Educational July 31, 2020

Heroism, healthcare and the future of emergency medicine

Dr. Arthur Pancioli, MD, chair of the department of emergency medicine at the University of Cincinnati’s College of Medicine, talks about how medical education has shifted, what impact COVID-19 will have on emergency departments for the future and more.

By Juliet Rogers
Hospitals July 30, 2020

Healthcare design in the wake of COVID-19

Healthcare facilities will be looking at key learnings from this time to better host the public in safe and effective ways now and in the future as they move forward from COVID-19.

By Jake Katzenberger
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
HVAC July 14, 2020

Engineering aspects of COVID-19 with RTM’s Marc Anderson

Learn about engineering HVAC systems from Marc Anderson of RTM Engineering

By Marc Anderson, PE, HFDP, LEED AP
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Simulators, Optimizers July 9, 2020

Simulation modeling as a roadmap to reactivating healthcare facilities

Simulation modeling in healthcare is a practical, low-cost method for challenging and affirming COVID-19 reactivation strategies.

By CannonDesign
Airadigm Solutions completed the test and balance of the Fort Bliss Replacement Hospital in El Paso, Texas, a 1.1-million-square-foot health care campus in May 2020. The project consists of a seven-story replacement hospital and five supporting buildings, including an inpatient clinic, outpatient clinic, administrative building, clinical investigation building and central utility plant. Courtesy: Airadigm
HVAC July 8, 2020

Air ventilation and HVAC with Brian Sharkey

Brian Sharkey with Airadigm Solutions offers test-and-balance professionals tips on air balancing and other HVAC issues in nonresidential buildings

By Brian Sharkey, NEBB CP, LEED AP
Courtesy: RTM Engineering Consultants
Business of Engineering July 7, 2020

Business aspects of COVID-19 with RTM’s Tony Mirchandani

How does an engineering firm adjust to handle COVID-19? Hear from Tony Mirchandani of RTM Engineering

By Tony Mirchandani
Courtesy: CannonDesign
Heating and Ventilation July 6, 2020

COVID-19 has changed engineering practices; CannonDesign’s Paul R. Kondrat shares insights

From smart buildings to test-and-balance to health care facilities, Paul R. Kondrat from CannonDesign provides feedback on the many ways the coronavirus has changed engineering firms

By Paul R. Kondrat
Business of Engineering July 1, 2020

Dewberry tips for handling COVID-19 engineering issues

Four Dewberry experts provide business and engineering trends for handling coronavirus requests and issues

By Dewberry
Courtesy: IMEG Corp.
Hospitals June 30, 2020

How to maintain hospital functionality during construction

Referring to NFPA 99 helps engineers minimize impacts in hospital and health care projects. Replacing, extending or removing existing systems will result in outages; here are tips on how to avoid problems

By Richard A. Vedvik, PE, IMEG Corp., Rock Island, Ill.
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Codes and Standards June 26, 2020

How to apply NFPA 99 to medical gas, telecommunication systems

Engineers should understand NFPA 99 — along with other guidelines and codes — when designing health care facilities

By Sal Bonetto and Donald Rosen