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The importance of several room acoustic descriptors in operation rooms

Author(s): Beldam, M.-B.

Demolition activities in a healthcare facility: Results from a fungal surveillance after extraordinary preventive measures

Author(s): Troiano, G., Sacco, C., Donato, R., Pini, G., Niccolini, F., Nante, N.

Efforts To Improve Patient Safety Result in 1.3 Million Fewer Patient Harms

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ACA cuts remain top pain point for hospitals, according to Premier survey - Premier, Inc.

Author(s): ,

The Business Case for Building Better Neonatal Intensive Care Units

Author(s): Shepley, M., Smith, J.A., Sadler, B.L. & White, R.D.
There is increasing evidence that the physical environment of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) has a tangible effect on the vulnerable infants who spend the first crucial weeks or months of their life there. 
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Enhancing the traditional hospital design process: a focus on patient safety

Author(s): Reiling, J.G., Knutzen, B.L., Wallen, T.K., McCullough, S. , Miller, R., Chernos, S.
The current study is an overview of innovative system engineering and patient safety factors, named as the Synergy model that a hospital system utilized to design their new facility.
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National Center for Patient Safety - Root Cause Analysis Tools. Patient Safety

Author(s): US Department of Veterans Affairs

The Basics of Healthcare Failure Mode and Effect Analysis

Author(s): VA National Center for Patient Safety

Improving the Quality of Care in Hospitals to Reduce Hospital Acquired Infections

Author(s): Koll, B.

Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA).

Author(s): Hammett, P.