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The energy and LEED benefits of reflective roof coatings

April 19, 2017


A facility in coastal Texas had a major problem. The roof of its 1,000,000 square foot facility had multiple, persistent leaks caused by high heat, humidity, UV degradation, and tropical storm damage. The leaks were so bad they caused work …

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Learn The Truths About Healthcare Code Enforcement

January 16, 2012


Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction when it comes to the codes and standards that govern facility management protocol. Serious consequences face healthcare agencies when compliance standards are neglected. Among other repercussions, a healthcare organization’s non-compliance may provoke governing agencies …

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When the Joint Commission’s grading, how will you score?

August 25, 2011


Does your organization focus on healthcare service delivery? If so, chances are that, for your facility, Joint Commission compliance is a top priority. The Joint Commission (TJC), formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), formed in 1917 …

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The Joint Commission’s Revised Elements of Performance

August 18, 2011


It’s common knowledge that not everyone qualifies for Medicare or Medicaid. Each of these programs is geared toward a certain segment of the at-need population, and to help prevent program abuse, the U.S. government regulates each program’s benefit retrieval system …

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