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Real-time location and inpatient care systems based on passive RFID  

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RFID technology meets identification and tracking requirements in healthcare environments with potential to speed up and increase reliability of involved processes. Due to this, high expectations for this integration have emerged, but hospital and medical ... Keywords: EPC Gen1&2 performance, Hospital information system, Inpatient management, Medical asset management, Real-time location system

Pablo Najera; Javier Lopez; Rodrigo Roman

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Coordinating Pediatric Medical Care during an Influenza Pandemic - Hospital Workbook  

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This workbook is intended to assist hospitals with coordinating medical care for pediatric influenza-like illness across their community.

HCTT CHE

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care  

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Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Consumer Data Apps Challenges Resources About Blogs Let's Talk Feedback Consumer You are here Data.gov » Communities » Consumer » Data Veterans Health Administration 2008 Hospital Report Card - Quality of Care - Populations Dataset Summary Description Report to the Appropriations Committee of the United States House of Representatives in Response to Conference Committee Report to PL 110-186. In an effort to provide a snapshot of the quality of care provided at VA health care facilities, this report includes information about waiting times, staffing level, infection rates, surgical volumes, quality measures, patient satisfaction, service availability and complexity, accreditation status, and patient safety. The data in this report have been drawn from multiple sources across VHA. This dataset represents the quality of care for defined populations: Gender, Geriatric, Disabled, Homeless, and patients with Mental Health Diagnosis.

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION SPECIAL DISTRICTS HOSPITALS & PUBLIC CARE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES  

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CALIFORNIA ENERGY COMMISSION SPECIAL DISTRICTS HOSPITALS & PUBLIC CARE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES F O 2004 www.energy.ca.gov/efficiency/partnership Call (916) 654-4147 #12;The Energy Partnership Program Whether you are building a new facility, renovating an existing one, or want to reduce your energy bills

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Using prediction to facilitate patient flow in a health care delivery chain  

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A health care delivery chain is a series of treatment steps through which patients flow. The Emergency Department (ED)/Inpatient Unit (IU) chain is an example chain, common to many hospitals. Recent literature has suggested ...

Peck, Jordan S. (Jordan Shefer)

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and its association with infection among infants hospitalized in neonatal intensive care units  

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Background: Many studies have evaluated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections during single hospitalizations and subsequent readmissions to the same institution. None have assessed the comprehensive burden of MRSA infection in the period after hospital discharge while accounting for healthcare utilization across institutions. Methodology/Principal Findings: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of adult patients insured by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care who were newly-detected to harbor MRSA between January 1991 and December 2003 at a tertiary care medical center. We evaluated all MRSA-attributable infections associated with hospitalization in the year following new detection, regardless of hospital location. Data were collected on comorbidities, healthcare utilization, mortality and MRSA outcomes. Of 591 newly-detected MRSA carriers, 23 % were colonized and 77 % were infected upon detection. In the year following detection, 196 (33%) patients developed 317 discrete and unrelated MRSA infections. The most common infections were pneumonia (34%), soft tissue (27%), and primary bloodstream (18%) infections. Infections occurred a median of 56 days post-detection. Of all infections, 26 % involved bacteremia, and 17 % caused MRSA-attributable death. During the admission where MRSA was newly-detected, 14 % (82/576) developed subsequent infection. Of those surviving to discharge, 24 % (114/ 482) developed post-discharge infections in the year following detection. Half (99/185, 54%) of post-discharge infections caused readmission, and most (104/185, 55%) occurred over 90 days post-discharge.

Susan S. Huang; Virginia L. Hinrichsen; Rupak Datta; Laura Spurchise; Irina Miroshnik; Richard Platt

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The New Reid Hospital and Health Care Services Physical Plant: An Analysis of Prospective Roles for Richmond Power & Light in Plant Privatization  

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Richmond Power & Light Company (RP&L) is a community-owned electric utility serving the City of Richmond, Indiana, and other customers. As the largest municipal utility in Indiana, RP&L maintains a keen focus on and strong commitment to the health and vitality of the community it serves. Reid Hospital and Healthcare Services (Reid), the facility that provides health care to Richmond and the surrounding community, is planning the construction of a new health care center to replace the current facility. Li...

2004-06-15T23:59:59.000Z

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From cars to care : A literature study of the diffusion of Lean from Toyota to the Norwegian hospital setting.  

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??Background: During the past 10 years, Norwegian hospitals has subjected to frequent organizational changes. One organizational method or idea that is currently diffusing in the (more)

Pettersen, Guri Lise

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Health Care Buildings  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Health Care Health Care Characteristics by Activity... Health Care Health care buildings are those used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for both inpatient and outpatient care. Doctor's and dentist's offices are considered health care if they use any type of diagnostic medical equipment and office if they do not. Skilled nursing or other residential care buildings are categorized as lodging. Basic Characteristics [ See also: Equipment | Activity Subcategories | Energy Use ] Health Care Buildings... Health care buildings in the South tended to be smaller and were more numerous than those in other regions of the country. Buildings on health care complexes tended to be newer than those not on multibuilding facilities. The median age for buildings on health care complexes was 9.5 years, compared to 29.5 years for health care buildings not on a multibuilding facility.

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Simulation and optimization of the pre-hospital care system of the National University of Mexico using travelling salesman problem algorithms  

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A hybrid methodology was developed in this project, using optimization and simulation techniques to analyze efficiency in a pre-hospital healthcare system offered by Emergency Medical Technicians (TUMs) or paramedics. This healthcare is offered in the ... Keywords: optimization, prehospital service, shorthest route, travelling salesman problem

Esther Segura Prez; Luis Altamirano Yepez; Idalia Flores de la Mota

2010-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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List of certified energy auditors for the Federal Grant Program for schools and hospitals and for buildings owned by units of local government and public care institutions, and the Energy Conservation Assistance Act of 1979, a state loan program. [About 1500 persons  

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A list of approximately 1500 persons who are certified energy auditors for the Federal Grant Program for schools and hospitals and for buildings owned by units of local government and public care institutions and the Energy Conservation Assistance Act of 1979, a state loan program, is presented. Information on the auditors' employer type and experience is included.

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1980-04-02T23:59:59.000Z

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A Look at Health Care Buildings - Index Page  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Health Care Health Care Home: A Look at CBECS Building Activities How large are they? How many employees are there? Where are they located? How old are they? Who owns and occupies them? Are they on multibuilding complexes? How do they use energy and how much does it cost? How do they use electricity? How do they use natural gas? What types of equipment do they use? How do they measure up on conservation efforts? Summary Comparison Table (All Activities) HEALTH CARE BUILDINGS There were an estimated 105,000 health care buildings in the U.S. in 1995. Number of Buildings In the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS), information for health care buildings is collected for both inpatient and outpatient health care, although these two categories are combined in most CBECS publications. This site provides further detail on these two categories.

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Input modeling for hospital simulation models using electronic messages  

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Health care organizations function in a complex, non-integrated setting, yet the coordination of information, tasks, and equipment across multiple units is essential for productive operations. A variety of simulation models of hospitals exist; however, ...

Renata A. Konrad; Mark A. Lawley

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving product availability in hospitals : the role of inventory inaccuracies  

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All players in the healthcare industry face increasing public and political pressure to improve quality of care and control costs. Hospitals, on the frontline of this challenge, face nursing shortages and financial ...

Opolon, David C. (David Cyrille)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of LEED to Non-LEED Certified Hospitals with Regards to Patient Perspective and Financial Indicators  

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As natural resources are decreasing and environmental pollution is increasing, the buildings that play an important role in this problem should be constructed sustainably so their affects are kept to a minimum. Hospitals operate 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, therefore they are one of the largest energy consumers. Hence designers have started to design healthcare facilities according to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria, believing that it will reduce waste production, energy consumption and increase patient satisfaction by creating brighter and less stressful facilities. To understand if the claims are correct or not, this thesis first studied the results of the patient survey, Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and System (HCAHPS), undertaken at most of the hospitals in the U.S., and compares the results to LEED and non-LEED certified hospitals. To find answers for the claims related to the financial benefits, this thesis compared three financial indicators; cost of operation of plant, profitability, and inpatient revenue. In the cases where there is a large enough sample size, a t-test is used to compare two groups, however when the sample size was not large enough, two groups are compared based on their means. For the cost of operation of plant and profitability, non-LEED certified hospitals are performing better. However, the patient satisfaction and inpatient revenues are significantly higher at the LEED-certified hospitals.

Ulusoy, Eren

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Deployment related mental health care seeking behaviors in the U.S. military and the use of telehealth to mitigate their impacts on access to care  

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Interviewees report that groups of service members returning from Iraq and Afghanistan often require substantial amounts of mental health care, causing surges in demand at military hospitals. These hospitals have difficulty ...

Hess, John (John Thomas)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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ENERGY STAR Score for Hospitals  

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Hospitals in the United States Page 1 ENERGY STAR Score for Hospitals in the United States Technical Reference OVERVIEW The ENERGY STAR Score for Hospitals applies to general...

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Memorial Hospital  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Memorial Hospital The original Kiowa County Hospital was destroyed in the May 2007 tornado. The new hospital's design team took one of the most energy- intensive building types and designed a first-of-its kind energy-efficient hospital, while still meeting functional and safety requirements. Completed in March 2010, the hospital is built to achieve the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED ® ) Platinum designation. The 50,000-square-foot building includes 15 acute-care beds, rural health and specialty clinics, an emergency department with two trauma rooms, physical/occupational therapy and radiology departments, a laboratory, and other support areas. The new hospital is projected to be 32% more energy efficient

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A collaborative video-conferencing system for improving care during neonatal transport  

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The need for real-time telemedicine to support urgent care is growing. The primary focus of our work has been on improving the care provided to critically ill infants born at community hospitals who need to be transported ...

Fan, Irene (Irene Ringya)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A study of organizational alignment at a Boston area hospital and its effects on patient throughput in the peri-operative areas  

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Capacity is an ongoing issue when managing hospital resources. Looking at the hospital as a supply chain of care services provided to the patient enables us to better evaluate problems such as delays on a systems level. A ...

Campbell, Sarah K. (Sarah Katharine)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Turtle Care  

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Turtle Care Name: Linda Location: NA Country: NA Date: NA Question: A student brought me a small box turtle with a shell about 5 inches long. It has swollen "cheeks" and looks...

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Shared Health Care Networks  

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This article will provide one approach to the challenges faced by access managers, as they attempt to share, gather, and manage information from diverse sources. Like most industries, health care continues to experience resource scarcity. Academic research provides exchange, hierarchical, and market paradigms to explain how organizations cope with and overcome resource scarcity. Levine and White (1961) examined interorganizational relationships among 22 New England community health care agencies including social welfare organizations, community hospitals, and clinics. They suggested that exchange fell into three categories (i.e., in the context of health care organizations): (1) referrals of cases, clients, or patients, (2) the giving or receiving of labor services, including volunteer, clerical, professional personnel services, and (3) the sending of funds, equipment, and information on cases and technical matters. The work of these authors focused on organizational relationships with little emphasis on information technology. Since Levine and White (1961), academic studies (Malone, et al., 1987; Bakos, 1991) have examined the role of interorganizational information systems in the context of electronic markets and hierarchies. Electronic markets allow buyers to engage in comparative shopping and the selection of goods or 2

Fay Cobb Payton

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Interstitial space in health care facilities : planning for change & evolution  

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Hospitals are most useful material for architectural research for they exhibit all the problems encountered in other building types in an acute and easily measurable form. Health Care Facilities house the greatest range ...

Garcia Alvarez, Angel

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HumanoidHospital Sustainable  

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HHO HumanoidHospital Nanoscale Science Nano-Bio Interface Sustainable Energy Renewable Materials, students, or applicants for admission or employment on the basis of race, gender, disability, age, veteran

Beex, A. A. "Louis"

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Hospitality resources | ENERGY STAR  

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manufacturing resources K-12 school resources Multifamily housing resources Restaurant resources Retail resources Senior care resources Small business resources State and...

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IAQ in Hospitals - Better Health through Indoor Air Quality Awareness  

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Quality air is fundamental to people's health and well-being. Indoor air quality is an important issue from both a social and economic point of view. Continual advances in medicine and technology necessitate constant reevaluation of the air-conditioning needs of hospital and medical facilities. The application of air conditioning to health facilities presents many problems not encountered in the usual comfort air conditioning design. Hospital air conditioning assumes a more important role than just the promotion of comfort. Studies show that patients in controlled environment generally have more rapid physical improvement than do those in uncontrolled environment. Air quality at hospitals needs special precautions during design and maintenance stage to prevent infections from spreading. 50% of all illnesses are either caused by, or aggravated by, polluted indoor air. The main objective of this paper is to critically review and summarize the available information about IAQ particularly in health care industries. Symptoms of poor IAQ in a building, contaminants causing poor IAQ, features of HVAC systems for a hospital for better IAQ are briefly discussed in this paper. Strategies to improve indoor air quality in hospitals and the current international research to improve indoor air quality are reported in this paper. Based on the extensive interactions with different stake holders of a hospital it is concluded that maintenance of proper indoor quality in a hospital needs meticulous team work among the various members of the hospital at various stages .

Al-Rajhi, S.; Ramaswamy, M.; Al-Jahwari, F.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building FAQs  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

FAQs Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | FAQs Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 How were the data collected for this study? These data were collected with the 2007 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). See the 2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building Methodology Report for details. Why are you publishing estimates only for large hospitals and not the rest of the commercial building population? A majority of the 2007 CBECS buildings were sampled from a frame that used a less expensive experimental method to update the 2003 frame for new construction. After careful analysis, EIA determined that the buildings sampled from this experimental frame were not representative of the commercial building population and therefore the 2007 CBECS sample as a

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Applying the Toyota Production System to a Hospital Pharmacy Durward K. Sobek, II  

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Applying the Toyota Production System to a Hospital Pharmacy Durward K. Sobek, II Dept research project to apply the principles of the Toyota Production System to a hospital pharmacy. We. Keywords: Toyota Production System, health care, lean manufacturing 1. Introduction The Toyota Production

Sobek II, Durward K.

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Pervasive Computing for Hospital, Chronic, and Preventive Care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

An emerging area of great impact and significance is the application of pervasive computing technologies in healthcare. Pervasive healthcare refers to the set of technologies designed to seamlessly integrate health education, interventions, and monitoring ...

Monica Tentori; Gillian R. Hayes; Madhu Reddy

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebuilding it Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Brochure) (Revised)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Kiowa County Memorial Hospital Kiowa County Memorial Hospital The original Kiowa County Hospital was destroyed in the tornado and rebuilt green. In fact, the hospital's design team took one of the most energy-intensive building types and designed a first-of-its kind energy-efficient hospital, while still meeting functional and safety requirements. The 50,000 square-foot building includes 15 acute-care beds, rural health and specialty clinics, an emergency department with two trauma rooms, physical/occu- pational therapy and radiology departments, a laboratory, and other support areas. The new hospital in Greensburg is projected to achieve more than 40% energy savings when compared to a hospital built to standard code thanks to features such as an on-site wind turbine. REBUILDING IT BETTER: GREENSBURG, KANSAS

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Hospitals - Medical - Backup Generator Problems  

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This power quality (PQ) case study presents the investigation of problems while testing a backup generator at a hospital.

2003-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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National Targets Table  

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Convenience store (with or without gas station) 657 90% 228 Food Service 575 59% 267 RestaurantCafeteria 434 53% 207 Fast Food 1170 64% 418 Inpatient Health Care (Hospital)...

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Bullfrog Care  

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Bullfrog Care Bullfrog Care Name: Susan Location: N/A Country: N/A Date: N/A Question: My son Noah, 9, has a bullfrog that he acquired from a catfish pond just outside of Cape Girardeau, MO. He brought it back to SD after a trip to relatives in Oct., 1999. The frog lives in an acquarium in Noah's bedroom. We feed him crickets (dozen at a time) 1 to 2 times per week. We change his water weekly (about 1 inch.) He has a foam pad and a couple smooth big rocks he sits on. We keep the acquarium light on him during the daytime, for warmth. Two days ago, he did not eat his crickets in his usual gobble em up fashion. This evening, we noticed brown spots on his otherwise greenish brown skin. Noah is wondering if he has "frog pox." His father and I are wondering if he is sick. What do you recommend? We can't let him go in the winter. Noah is devoted to keeping him as a pet, so we have a commitment here. Thank you for any help you might give us.

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Hospital laundry standards and energy conservation: a program plan  

SciTech Connect

A program plan describing required research and experimental plans for establishing a proposed revision of hospital laundry standards is presented. An extension of the literature search done by Hittman and Associates was done to see whether the quality of the finished laundry could be maintained under revised standards. Consideration was given to stain removal, whiteness, and sanitation. An extensive review of published literature on standards is included. There is room for energy conservation measures in the hospital laundry, but it is noted that energy conservation measures must be accompanied by care and practicality in their implementation.

Battles, D.R.; Vesley, D.; Banks, R.S.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Renovations | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hospital Renovations Hospital Renovations Hospital Renovations October 16, 2013 - 4:53pm Addthis Renewable Energy Options for Hospital Renovations Solar Water Heating Geothermal Heat Pumps Biomass Heating Photovoltaics (PV) Hospitals have a range of energy needs that vary from a typical building, and a number of renewable energy options may make more sense for a hospital, including process and biomass heating, photovoltaics (PV), and sustainability. Process Heating Options When a facility requires process heat, there are a number of renewable energy options. High-temperature solar water heating can provide process-level steam or heat, or a traditional solar water heating system or a geothermal heat pumps can be used to pre-heat the fluid to reduce energy requirements to reach necessary temperatures.

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Distributed Generation Study/Wyoming County Community Hospital | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wyoming County Community Hospital Wyoming County Community Hospital < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Warsaw, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF L36GSID Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 1 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 560 kW0.56 MW 560,000 W 560,000,000 mW 5.6e-4 GW 5.6e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 1000000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/09/26

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Energy recovery solves hospital's problem  

SciTech Connect

A heat recovery system for a hospital heating-ventilation-air conditioning installation is described. The system design allows for recovery of energy in the laundry exhaust air, distribution of supply air to the patient care wing, easy access for servicing, and economic feasibility. A rotary energy recovery wheel was selected as the energy recovery device because of its performance and economical advantages. The unit work continuously without difficulty during the severe winter of 1976. (PMA)

1977-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Health Care Management Through the Use of Dynamic Simulation Modeling and Health Information Systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

To better understand the performance of hospital operations in response to IT-enabled improvement, this paper reports the results of a system dynamics model designed to improve core medical processes. Utilizing system dynamics modeling and emerging Health ... Keywords: Health Information Systems, Heath Care, Hospital Management, Process Improvement, System Dynamics

Daniel Goldsmith; Michael Siegel

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Hospitals role within a regional disaster response: A Comparison study of an urban hospital versus a rural hospital.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The goal of this research is to evaluate the hospital's role in a regional disaster response. It focuses on identifying the level of the hospital's (more)

Alshehri, Ali

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos  

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Commercial Buildings Commercial Buildings Printable Version Share this resource Send a link to Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Hospital Energy Alliance Videos on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities Partner with DOE Better Buildings Challenge Better Buildings Alliance

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Distribution Principles in Health Care  

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that "the organizational model for the health care system wehealth care system functioned effectively to implement central plans ("the organizational

Bringedal, Berit

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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C: Applying the Toyota Production System to a Hospital Pharmacy  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This paper presents the early results of an action research project to apply the principles of the Toyota Production System to a hospital pharmacy. We demonstrate that work systems can be improved through Bowen and Spears [3] Rules-in-Use: defining activities better, making simpler and more direct connections, and/or smoothing pathways. We also extend this work by introducing a problem-solving tool to facilitate process improvement. The paper will describe the interventions attempted, the results, and implications for applying the Rules-in-Use to health care environments.

Durward K. Sobek; Cindy Jimmerson

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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Administration. "Solar Energy for Health Care Institutions."Stathis 9 Florida." "Solar Energy ~_~~~~;""c;C Shows Fuel,prepare to use solar energy in order to achieve savings and

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Identifying telemedicine services to improve access to specialty care for the underserved in the San Francisco safety net  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Safety-net settings across the country have grappled with providing adequate access to specialty care services. San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, serving as the city's primary safety-net hospital, has also had to struggle with the same ...

Ken Russell Coelho

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Affordable Care Act:  

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Affordable Care Act: Affordable Care Act: Preventive Services at 100% Preventive Care Services Covered Without Cost-sharing - Without Copay, Coinsurance or Deductible The Affordable Care Act requires non-grandfathered health plans and policies to provide coverage for "preventive care services" 1 without cost-sharing (such as coinsurance, deductible or copayment), when the member uses a network provider. Services may include screenings, immunizations, and other types of care, as recommended by the federal government. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is committed to implementing coverage changes to meet ACA requirements as well as the needs and expectations of our members. General Highlights of New Regulations * Applies to group health plans including insured and self-

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NIST Child Care Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook ... are planned across the curriculum in the areas of language arts, science, creative arts, math, music and ...

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Table 8: Water Consumption Information for Large Hospitals  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

Water Consumption Information for Large Hospitals, 2007 Table H8. RSEs for Water Consumption Information for Large Hospitals, 2007 Number of Large Hospital Buildings

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Towards personalised home care systems  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Home care is increasingly seen as a promising alternative to traditional care services. Programming home care systems remains a significant challenge considering the potentially large scale of deployment, the differences between individual care needs, ... Keywords: home care, personalisation, pervasive computing, policy-based management

Feng Wang; Kenneth J. Turner

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New NIST Child Care Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New NIST Child Care Center: The FY2009 appropriations included $7.2M for a new NIST Child Care Center. Will expand ...

2012-10-02T23:59:59.000Z

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other hospital U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health  

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There's no other hospital like it U. S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES · National the laboratory into better health and health care has been the Clinical Center's focus since the facility Institutes of Health 2008D I R E C T O R ' S A N N U A L R E P O R T · N I H C L I N I C A L C E N T E R P R

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Distributed Generation Study/Oakwood Health Care Center | Open Energy  

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Oakwood Health Care Center Oakwood Health Care Center < Distributed Generation Study Jump to: navigation, search Study Location Williamsville, New York Site Description Institutional-Hospital/Health Care Study Type Long-term Monitoring Technology Internal Combustion Engine Prime Mover Waukesha VGF 18GLD Heat Recovery Systems Built-in Fuel Natural Gas System Installer Gerster Trane System Enclosure Indoor System Application Combined Heat and Power Number of Prime Movers 2 Stand-alone Capability Seamless Power Rating 600 kW0.6 MW 600,000 W 600,000,000 mW 6.0e-4 GW 6.0e-7 TW Nominal Voltage (V) 480 Heat Recovery Rating (BTU/hr) 2800000 Cooling Capacity (Refrig/Tons) Origin of Controller 3rd Party Off-the-Shelf Component Integration Customer Assembled Start Date 2001/12/20 Monitoring Termination Date 2003/01/03

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care and maintenance  

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Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Care and Maintenance of the Prairie Parcel Now that your prairie parcel is up and growing, there are just a few concerns that you should consider about its care. Weeding The question of weeding is really just a matter of aesthetics. You do not have to weed your parcel. If your parcel is a large one, weeding may not even be practical. Although the "weed" species will dominate your parcel for the first few years, they will give way to the native plant species. You can liken the native plants to long distance runners; they appear to start off slowly, but end up winning the ecological race. After all, they are the plants that are genetically-suited and adapted to growing in this environment. The native prairie plants will be developing extensive root structure the

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Letter to the Editor : Rapidly-deployed small tent hospitals: lessons from the earthquake in Haiti.  

SciTech Connect

The damage to medical facilities resulting form the January 2010 earthquake in haiti necessitated the establishment of field tent hospitals. Much of the local medical infrastructure was destroyed or limited operationally when the Fast Israel Rescue and Search Team (FIRST) arrived in Haiti shortly after the January 2010 earthquake. The FIRST deployed small tent hospitals in Port-au-Prince and in 11 remote areas outside of the city. Each tent was set up in less than a half hour. The tents were staffed with an orthopedic surgeon, gynecologists, primary care and emergency care physicians, a physician with previous experience in tropical medicine, nurses, paramedics, medics, and psychologists. The rapidly deployable and temporary nature of the effort allowed the team to treat and educate, as well as provide supplies for, thousands of refugees throughout Haiti. In addition, a local Haitian physician and his team created a small tent hospital to serve the Petion Refugee Camp and its environs. FIRST personnel also took shifts at this hospital.

Rosen, Y.; Gurman , P.; Verna, E.; Elman , N.; Labor, E. (Materials Science Division); (Superior NanoBioSystems LLC); (Fast Israeli Rescue & Search Team); (Clinique Adonai); (Mass. Inst. Tech.); (Univ. Haifa)

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal conversion at Veterans Hospital, Boise, Idaho  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

A geothermal resource near the Veterans Administration Hospital facilities in Boise, Idaho, has been used since the turn of the century for space heating of homes. A plan for using this resource in some of the Veterans Hospital facilities is discussed. Preliminary cost estimates are presented, economic evaluation criteria are given, and heating system alternatives for the facilities are compared.

Engen, I.A.; Metzger, S.W.

1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Group Vision Care Policy  

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Vision Vision Care Policy Group Name: LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC. RETIREES Group Number: 12284390 Divisions 0005 & 0006 Effective Date: JANUARY 1, 2011 EVIDENCE OF COVERAGE Provided by: VISION SERVICE PLAN INSURANCE COMPANY 3333 Quality Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (916) 851-5000 (800) 877-7195 EOC NM 03/02 11/25/08 CLD In addition to the information contained in this Benefit Program Summary, the LANS Health & Welfare Benefit Plan for Retirees Summary Plan Description contains important information about your LANS health and welfare benefits. For additional information: For Retirees: Customer Care Center (866) 934-1200 www.ybr.com/benefits/lanl LANL Benefits Website for Retirees: http://www.lanl.gov/worklife/benefits/retirees/

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2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building List of Tables  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

End Uses in Large Hospitals Table H3: End Use Equipment in Large Hospitals Table H4: Lighting and Window Features in Large Hospitals Table H5: Major Fuels Usage for Large...

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A Management Information System Model for Process-Oriented Health Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Objective: To develop a conceptual model of a management information system for process-oriented health care organizations. Methods: Qualitative data was collected from two case studies in process-oriented health care settings. The first study addressed the information requirements of health care managers and the second study focused on organizational activities and clinical practice. From these data, preliminary models were iteratively developed, interpreted, and further revised. Setting: A county hospital in southern Sweden with 30 clinics and 3,200 employees. Results: A conceptual model of a management information system for process-oriented health care organizations was developed in two parts: one part that describes the organizational interface of the model and the other part that describes the architecture of the model. Conclusion: A conceptual model has been developed for locallevel integration of management information systems and organizational procedures in process-oriented health care organizations.

M. Fieschi Et Al. (eds; Anna Andersson; Niklas Hallberg; Henrik Eriksson; Toomas Timpka; Anna Andersson; Niklas Hallberg; Henrik Eriksson; Toomas Timpka

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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FACTORS AFFECTING RURAL KENTUCKY PATIENTS HOSPITAL CHOICE AND BYPASS BEHAVIOR.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This study examines the underutilization of rural hospitals in Kentucky. The authors study hospital and patient characteristics to determine why and how rural patients bypass (more)

He, Xiao

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Warm Springs State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Warm Springs State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Warm Springs State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal...

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Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Region Benchmarks 1 Source & notes HOSPITAL BUILDING ENERGYbenchmarks are based on hospital energy end use estimates presented on LBNLs EnergyIQ commercial building

Singer, Brett C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Memorial Hospital - NY 0...  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Memorial Hospital - NY 0-16 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (NY.0-16 ) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name:...

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Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature...

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Drug Inventory Control : Case: Thai International Hospital Mahasarakham.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This final thesis was conducted for Thai International Hospital Maharakham, a medium sized private hospital, located in the northeastern region of Thailand. Since drug expenditure (more)

Theptong, Jutamas

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:CBECSSubCategories | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CBECSSubCategories CBECSSubCategories Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. Subproperties This property has the following 1 subproperty: S Service Pages using the property "CBECSSubCategories" Showing 13 pages using this property. E Education + elementary or middle school +, high school +, college or university +, ... F Food Sales + grocery store or food market +, gas station with a convenience store +, convenience store + Food Service + fast food +, restaurant or cafeteria + H Health Care (Inpatient) + hospital +, inpatient rehabilitation + Health Care (Outpatient) + medical office +, clinic or other outpatient health care +, outpatient rehabilitation +, ... L Lodging + motel or inn; hotel; dormitory +, fraternity +, or sorority; retirement home; nursing home +, ...

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicagoâ??s recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hazardous medical waste generation rates of different categories of health-care facilities  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We calculated hazardous medical waste generation rates (HMWGR) from 132 hospitals. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Based on a 22-month study period, HMWGR were highly skewed to the right. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The HMWGR varied from 0.00124 to 0.718 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer A positive correlation existed between the HMWGR and the number of hospital beds. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We used non-parametric statistics to compare rates among hospital categories. - Abstract: Goal of this work was to calculate the hazardous medical waste unit generation rates (HMWUGR), in kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, using data from 132 health-care facilities in Greece. The calculations were based on the weights of the hazardous medical wastes that were regularly transferred to the sole medical waste incinerator in Athens over a 22-month period during years 2009 and 2010. The 132 health-care facilities were grouped into public and private ones, and, also, into seven sub-categories, namely: birth, cancer treatment, general, military, pediatric, psychiatric and university hospitals. Results showed that there is a large variability in the HMWUGR, even among hospitals of the same category. Average total HMWUGR varied from 0.012 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the public psychiatric hospitals, to up to 0.72 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the public university hospitals. Within the private hospitals, average HMWUGR ranged from 0.0012 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the psychiatric clinics, to up to 0.49 kg bed{sup -1} d{sup -1}, for the birth clinics. Based on non-parametric statistics, HMWUGR were statistically similar for the birth and general hospitals, in both the public and private sector. The private birth and general hospitals generated statistically more wastes compared to the corresponding public hospitals. The infectious/toxic and toxic medical wastes appear to be 10% and 50% of the total hazardous medical wastes generated by the public cancer treatment and university hospitals, respectively.

Komilis, Dimitrios, E-mail: dkomilis@env.duth.gr [Laboratory of Solid and Hazardous Waste Management, Dept. of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Xanthi 671 00 (Greece); Fouki, Anastassia [Hellenic Open University, Patras (Greece); Papadopoulos, Dimitrios [APOTEFROTIRAS S.A., Ano Liossia, 192 00 Elefsina (Greece)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy-efficient hospitals: DOE-assisted retrofit projects  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Features of energy conservation programs at hospitals to improve energy efficiency are described. The DOE Institutional Conservation Program provides matching grants to hospitals and other public institutions to develop, implement, and manage projects to improve energy efficiency within their facilities. Information on DOE grants awarded to the hospitals, measures implemented by the hospitals for energy recovery and energy conservation, savings accomplished, project costs, estimated annual savings, and approximate payback period are discussed for the following hospitals: Saint Joseph, Towson, Maryland; Bronson Methodist, Kalamazoo, Michigan; Albany General Hospital, Albany, Oregon; Saint Vincent's Medical Center, Jacksonville, Florida; DePaul Community Health Center, Bridgeton, Missouri; Woodland Memorial Hospital, Woodland, California. (MCW)

Not Available

1981-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Senior care resources | ENERGY STAR  

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manufacturing resources K-12 school resources Multifamily housing resources Restaurant resources Retail resources Senior care resources Small business resources State and...

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Scoping Report: Advanced Technologies for Multi-Load Washers in Hospitality and Healthcare  

SciTech Connect

The purpose of this demonstration project is to quantify the energy savings and water efficiency potential of commercial laundry wastewater recycling systems and low-temperature detergent supply systems to help promote the adoption of these technologies in the commercial sector. This project will create a set of technical specifications for efficient multi-load laundry systems (both new and retrofit) tailored for specific applications and/or sectors (e.g., hospitality, health care). The specifications will be vetted with the appropriate Better Buildings Alliance (BBA) members (e.g., Commercial Real Estate Energy Alliance, Hospital Energy Alliance), finalized, published, and disseminated to enable widespread technology transfer in the industry and specifically among BBA partners.

Parker, Graham B.; Boyd, Brian K.; Petersen, Joseph M.; Goetzler, W.; Foley, K. J.; Sutherland, T. A.

2013-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Category:Hospital | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hospital Hospital Jump to: navigation, search Go Back to PV Economics By Building Type Media in category "Hospital" The following 77 files are in this category, out of 77 total. SVHospital Bismarck ND Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (North Dakota).png SVHospital Bismarck ND... 68 KB SVHospital International Falls MN Northern States Power Co (Minnesota) Excel Energy.png SVHospital Internation... 84 KB SVHospital LA CA City of Los Angeles California (Utility Company).png SVHospital LA CA City ... 88 KB SVHospital Memphis TN City of Memphis Tennessee (Utility Company).png SVHospital Memphis TN ... 69 KB SVHospital Minneapolis MN Northern States Power Co (Minnesota) Excel Energy.png SVHospital Minneapolis... 85 KB SVHospital Minot ND Montana-Dakota Utilities Co (North Dakota).png

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Building a Model Patient Room to Test Design Innovations With Actual Patients  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

comfortable hospital environment SUMMARY Designing and constructing a new hospital is a complex and costly undertaking that involves experts from many disciplines both inside and outside the health care arena. But despite expending funds and time, hospital leaders often discover significant flaws once a hospital opens that can undermine the quality of patient care and staff effectiveness and efficiency. From 2010 to 2012, a team at the Princeton HealthCare System worked to devise an optimal design for inpatient rooms at a new hospital: the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. The project entailed building a functional model patient room. This was a unique and innovative method to allow the team to test design innovations with actual patients, according to project director Susan Lorenz, DrNP, RN, vice president of patient care services and chief nursing officer for the Princeton HealthCare System. The project helped support the emerging field of evidence-based hospital design.

A Princeton; More Efficient; Key Results

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Next generation mobile care solution  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Customer care has evolved over the years. In the pursuit for cost effective options that would result in reducing the cost on maintaining a large customer support team, IVR was developed to provide automated response based on a selection made by the ... Keywords: IVR systems, customer support, enterprise mobility, mobile care

Jithesh Sathyan; Manesh Sadasivan

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Differentiating the hospital supply chain for enhanced performance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis determines how to design the supply chain policies in a hospital for the wide array of products that exist there. This research was done through interviewing staff and analyzing data of two hospitals implementing ...

DeScioli, Derek T

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler | Department of...  

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Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler December 27, 2012 - 4:30pm Addthis Using money from the Recovery Act, Blue Mountain...

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2012 CFCNCA Catalog of Caring  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

The CFCNCA Catalog of Caring introduces the CFC, explains how donations work, and includes the names and descriptions of the 4,400 charities that you can donate to.

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Urgent Care/Emergency Response  

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Urgent CareEmergency Response Jackie Cohran, RN, MSN, CIC, COHN-5, PresidentCEO Infection Control Consultation Services. Inc 301.749.9540 (p) 301.749.9714(1)...

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Understanding Information Technology Change in the Hospital Sector  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hospitals have long provided some of the most diverse and shifting loads utilities must service. Today, one of the biggest drivers of changing electricity use among hospitals is the varying demands of hospital information technology systems. This report describes changes facing hospitals today and discusses whether advances in information technology (IT) systems are likely to create greater demands on electric providers and for electricity and thus provide inroads to new utility products and services.

1997-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Implementation process of management control systems in the municipally owned hospitals: in the case of Nagasaki prefectural hospitals in Japan  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this paper is to describe and explore management reforms in the municipally owned hospitals in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan, based on 'levers of control' framework (Simons, 1995). The hospitals are changing their strategy ... Keywords: Japan, Local Public Enterprise Law, healthcare, levers of control, management control systems, management reform, municipally owned hospitals

Takahito Kondo; Hiromasa Okada

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals  

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Researching Energy Use Researching Energy Use in Hospitals to someone by E-mail Share Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Facebook Tweet about Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Twitter Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Google Bookmark Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Delicious Rank Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on Digg Find More places to share Building Technologies Office: Researching Energy Use in Hospitals on AddThis.com... About Take Action to Save Energy Activities 179d Tax Calculator Advanced Energy Design Guides Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides Building Energy Data Exchange Specification Buildings Performance Database

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FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions and Answers  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

FLEXIBLE MEDICAL CARE AND DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSMENT ACCOUNTS Frequently Asked Questions a portion of your salary for non-reimbursed medical expenses or dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis is placed into a medical care and/or dependent care reimbursement account and reimbursed to you as you incur

Snider, Barry B.

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 10 Oral Care Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 10 Oral Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 10 Oral Care Products from ...

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 8 Skin Care Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 8 Skin Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 8 Skin Care Products from ...

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 9 Hair Care Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 9 Hair Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 9 Hair Care Products from ...

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Commercial Reference Building: Hospital | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

09 09 Varnish cache server Browse Upload data GDR 429 Throttled (bot load) Error 429 Throttled (bot load) Throttled (bot load) Guru Meditation: XID: 2142278309 Varnish cache server Commercial Reference Building: Hospital Dataset Summary Description Commercial reference buildings provide complete descriptions for whole building energy analysis using EnergyPlus simulation software. Included here is data pertaining to the reference building type Hospital for each of the 16 climate zones, and each of three construction categories: new construction, post-1980 construction existing buildings, pre-1980 construction existing buildings.The dataset includes four key components: building summary, zone summary, location summary and a picture. Building summary includes details about: form, fabric, and HVAC. Zone summary includes details such as: area, volume, lighting, and occupants for all types of zones in the building. Location summary includes key building information as it pertains to each climate zone, including: fabric and HVAC details, utility costs, energy end use, and peak energy demand.In total, DOE developed 16 reference building types that represent approximately 70% of commercial buildings in the U.S.; for each type, building models are available for each of the three construction categories. The commercial reference buildings (formerly known as commercial building benchmark models) were developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with three of its national laboratories.Additional data is available directly from DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Website, including EnergyPlus software input files (.idf) and results of the EnergyPlus simulations (.html).

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

SciTech Connect

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicago's recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work. The new green building houses the hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program and Specialty Medical Offices. The residency program has been vital in attracting new, young physicians to this medically underserved area. The new outpatient center will also help to allure needed medical providers to the community. The facility also has areas designated to women's health and community education. The Community Education Conference Room will provide learning opportunities to area residents. Emphasis will be placed on conserving resources and protecting our environment, as well as providing information on healthcare access and preventive medicine. The new Medical Office Building was constructed with numerous energy saving features. The exterior cladding of the building is an innovative, locally-manufactured precast concrete panel system with integral insulation that achieves an R-value in excess of building code requirements. The roof is a 'green roof' covered by native plantings, lessening the impact solar heat gain on the building, and reducing air conditioning requirements. The windows are low-E, tinted, and insulated to reduce cooling requirements in summer and heating requirements in winter. The main entrance has an air lock to prevent unconditioned air from entering the building and impacting interior air temperatures. Since much of the traffic in and out of the office building comes from the adjacent Jackson Park Hospital, a pedestrian bridge connects the two buildings, further decreasing the amount of unconditioned air that enters the office building. The HVAC system has an Energy Efficiency Rating 29% greater than required. No CFC based refrigerants were used in the HVAC system, thus reducing the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and global warming. In addition, interior light fixtures employ the latest energy-efficient lamp and ballast technology. Interior lighting throughout the building is operated by sensors that will automatically turn off lights inside a room when the room is unoccupied. The electrical traction elevators use less energy than typical elevators, and they are made of 95% recycled material. Further, locally manufactured products were used throughout, minimizing the amount of energy required to construct this building. The primary objective was to construct a 30,000 square foot medical office building on the Jackson Park Hospital campus that would comply with newly adopted City of Chicago green building codes focusing on protecting the environment and conserving energy and resources. The energy saving systems demonstrate a state of the-art whole-building approach to energy efficient design and construction. The energy efficiency and green aspects of the building contribute to the community by emphasizing the environmental and economic benefits of conserving resources. The building highlights the integration of Chicago's new green building codes into a poor, inner city neighborhood project and it is designed to attract medical providers and physicians to a medically underserved area.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Jackson Park Hospital Green Building Medical Center  

SciTech Connect

Jackson Park Hospital completed the construction of a new Medical Office Building on its campus this spring. The new building construction has adopted the City of Chicago's recent focus on protecting the environment, and conserving energy and resources, with the introduction of green building codes. Located in a poor, inner city neighborhood on the South side of Chicago, Jackson Park Hospital has chosen green building strategies to help make the area a better place to live and work. The new green building houses the hospital's Family Medicine Residency Program and Specialty Medical Offices. The residency program has been vital in attracting new, young physicians to this medically underserved area. The new outpatient center will also help to allure needed medical providers to the community. The facility also has areas designated to women's health and community education. The Community Education Conference Room will provide learning opportunities to area residents. Emphasis will be placed on conserving resources and protecting our environment, as well as providing information on healthcare access and preventive medicine. The new Medical Office Building was constructed with numerous energy saving features. The exterior cladding of the building is an innovative, locally-manufactured precast concrete panel system with integral insulation that achieves an R-value in excess of building code requirements. The roof is a 'green roof' covered by native plantings, lessening the impact solar heat gain on the building, and reducing air conditioning requirements. The windows are low-E, tinted, and insulated to reduce cooling requirements in summer and heating requirements in winter. The main entrance has an air lock to prevent unconditioned air from entering the building and impacting interior air temperatures. Since much of the traffic in and out of the office building comes from the adjacent Jackson Park Hospital, a pedestrian bridge connects the two buildings, further decreasing the amount of unconditioned air that enters the office building. The HVAC system has an Energy Efficiency Rating 29% greater than required. No CFC based refrigerants were used in the HVAC system, thus reducing the emission of compounds that contribute to ozone depletion and global warming. In addition, interior light fixtures employ the latest energy-efficient lamp and ballast technology. Interior lighting throughout the building is operated by sensors that will automatically turn off lights inside a room when the room is unoccupied. The electrical traction elevators use less energy than typical elevators, and they are made of 95% recycled material. Further, locally manufactured products were used throughout, minimizing the amount of energy required to construct this building. The primary objective was to construct a 30,000 square foot medical office building on the Jackson Park Hospital campus that would comply with newly adopted City of Chicago green building codes focusing on protecting the environment and conserving energy and resources. The energy saving systems demonstrate a state of the-art whole-building approach to energy efficient design and construction. The energy efficiency and green aspects of the building contribute to the community by emphasizing the environmental and economic benefits of conserving resources. The building highlights the integration of Chicago's new green building codes into a poor, inner city neighborhood project and it is designed to attract medical providers and physicians to a medically underserved area.

William Dorsey; Nelson Vasquez

2010-03-31T23:59:59.000Z

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for two Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2012.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation services. The VA hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and is affiliated

Peterson, Blake R.

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The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates for 2 Clinical Fellow positions for fiscal year 2013.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS) Audie L. Murphy Division is seeking candidates hospital is located within the South Texas Medical Center which is also home to the University of Texas and there is no state income tax. San Antonio is known for its River Walk, Alamo, Sea World and Fiesta Texas and is two

Peterson, Blake R.

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Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Hospital | Department of  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hospital Hospital Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Hospital Here you will find past versions of the reference buildings for new construction commercial buildings, organized by building type and location. A summary of building types and climate zones is available for reference. Current versions are also available. You can download ZIP files that contain the following: An EnergyPlus software input file (.idf) An html file showing the results from the EnergyPlus simulation (.html) A spreadsheet that summarizes the inputs and results for each location (.xls) The EnergyPlus TMY2 weather file (.epw). benchmark-v1.0_3.0-hospital.zip benchmark-v1.1_3.1-hospital.zip benchmark-new-v1.2_4.0-hospital.zip More Documents & Publications Archive Reference Buildings by Building Type: Large office

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Application of Thermal Storage, Peak Shaving and Cogeneration for Hospitals  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Energy costs of hospitals can be managed by employing various strategies to control peak electrical demand (KW) while at the same time providing additional security of operation in the event that an equipment failure or a disruption of power from the electric utility occurs. Some electric utilities offer their customers demand (KW) reduction rate incentives. Many hospitals have additional emergency back-up needs for electrical energy. Demand is relatively constant in many hospitals due to high internal loads. These factors coupled with the present competitive alternate fuel market and present opportunities for hospitals to significantly reduce operating costs and provide additional stand-by or back-up electric sources. This paper employs a hospital case study to define and illustrate three energy planning strategies applicable to hospitals. These strategies are peak shaving, thermal storage, cogeneration and/or paralleling with the electric utility.

McClure, J. D.; Estes, J. M.; Estes, M. C.

1987-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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PRE-HOSPITAL PRACTICES FOR HANDLING A RADIOLOGICALLY CONTAMINATED PATIENT  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Pre-hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient Radiologically Contaminated Patient DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER Viewing this video and completing the enclosed printed study material do not by themselves provide sufficient skills to safely engage in or perform duties related to emergency response to a transportation accident involving radioactive material. Meeting that goal is beyond the scope of this video and requires either additional specific areas of competency or more hours of training

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The Impact of Informal Care and Caregiver Burden on Place of Death in Palliative Home Care.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??BACKGROUND: Literature suggests that many palliative home care patients wish to die at home. This study investigated determinants of caregiver burden among palliative home care (more)

Brink, Peter

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

major building energy services and systems: - Cooling (equipment and other energy-intensive services are additionalBtu) + energy to distribute service within hospital (Btu of

Singer, Brett C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Corporate Energy Policy & Guidelines...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

New York-Presbyterian Hospital's Corporate Energy Policy & Guidelines Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing...

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Department of Energy Announces the Launch of the Hospital Energy...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Hospitals use 836 trillion BTUs of energy annually and have more than 2.5 times the energy intensity and carbon dioxide emissions of commercial office buildings, producing...

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Impact of the Internet on Tourism and Hospitality in Kenya.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This thesis gives an insight into the importance of the use of the Internet in tourism and hospitality industries in Kenya. The aim of this (more)

Njung'e, Mercyanne

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebuilding it Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Brochure)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This brochure details the sustainable and green aspects of the LEED Platinum-designed Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Kansas.

Not Available

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Building Green in Greensburg: Kiowa County Memorial Hospital  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

This poster highlights energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainable features of the high-performing Kiowa County Memorial Hospital building in Greensburg, Kansas.

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Hospital Triage in First Hours After Nuclear or Radiological...  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Medical professionals with the Radiation Emergency Assistance CenterTraining Site (REACTS) at the...

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2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building Methodology Report  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Methodology Report Main Report | Methodology Report Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 Data Collection The data in the Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in the United States in 2007 report and accompanying tables were collected in the 2007 round of the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). CBECS is a quadrennial survey is conducted by the Energy Information Administration (EIA) to provide basic statistical information about energy consumption and expenditures in United States commercial buildings and information about energy-related characteristics of these buildings. The survey was conducted in two phases, the Building Characteristics Survey and the Energy Supplier Survey. The Building Characteristics Survey collects information about selected

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they are not comprehensive nor are they the most current set.
We encourage you to perform a real-time search of NLEBeta
to obtain the most current and comprehensive results.


101

Child Care Availability and Usage Among Welfare Recipients  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Child Care Availability and Usage Among Welfare Recipients 1the impact that the availability of nearby licensed care hasemployment and that the availability of nearby licensed care

Houston, Douglas; Ong, Paul M.

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

102

Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) | Department...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Program (FLTCIP) Federal Long Tern Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) The Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP) provides long term care insurance to help pay for costs...

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2012 CFCNCA Catalog of Caring  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

catalog of catalog of caring ® 2012 Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area Meet Khedidja, a CFCNCA charity beneficiary, Major Gregory, a CFCNCA donor, and Rob, a CFCNCA charity representative. Read their stories online at www.cfcnca.org. DONATE ONLINE TODAY THROUGH THE CFCNCA AT WWW.CFCNCA.ORG # 1 INTRODUCTION ..............................................2 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS Jewish Aid Worldwide ............................................................6 Child Aid International ............................................................6 International Independent Organizations ................................7 Global Impact .......................................................................10 Do Unto Others.....................................................................11

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

2 Inpatient Medical Facilities Square Footage, Delivered Energy, Energy Intensity, Selected Years (billion) 1999 1.87 0.43 229.0 2003 1.91 0.48 249.3 2008 2.15 0.45 210.1 2010 2.24...

105

Potential geothermal energy applications for Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital  

SciTech Connect

Several potential applications of geothermal energy for the Idaho Elks Rehabilitation Hospital are outlined. A brief background on the resource and distribution system, is provided; which hospital heating systems should be considered for potential geothermal retrofit is discussed; and technical and economic feasibility are addressed.

Austin, J.C.

1981-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

106

Editorial: AI planning and scheduling in the medical hospital environment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hospital management is a hard task due to the complexity of the organization, the costly infrastructure, the specialized services offered to different patients and the need for prompt reaction to emergencies. Artificial Intelligence planning and scheduling ... Keywords: Artificial Intelligence, Hospital management, Medical therapy, Planning, Scheduling

Constantine D Spyropoulos

2000-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

107

ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Senior Care Communities in the United States Page 1 Senior Care Communities in the United States Page 1 ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities in the United States Technical Reference OVERVIEW The ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities applies to buildings that house and provide care and assistance for elderly residents. The objective of the ENERGY STAR score is to provide a fair assessment of the energy performance of a property relative to its peers, taking into account the climate, weather, and business activities at the property. To identify the aspects of building activity that are significant drivers of energy use and then

108

Researching Energy Use in Hospitals | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Commercial Buildings » Research Projects » Researching Energy Use Commercial Buildings » Research Projects » Researching Energy Use in Hospitals Researching Energy Use in Hospitals The Building Technologies Office (BTO) is monitoring hospitals to help facility and energy managers identify ways to save energy. Hospital professionals find it challenging to identify "energy hogs" in their buildings because the industry lacks actual energy use data for mechanical systems and devices. Professionals have asked for real-world information to identify cost-effective energy saving opportunities. This research ultimately will help hospitals improve energy efficiency, freeing up funding to improve healthcare services. Photo of a radiology technician assisting a patient into a 64-slice CT Scanner for diagnostic testing.

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Multi-zone modeling of Thermal Comfort and Energy Consumption of a hospital ward.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

?? Hospital is of interest when consider its especial function. Because of the obviously different between the normal residential buildings, the requirement of hospitals indoor (more)

Xie, Tian

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

110

Baldrige Health Care in the News  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... The percentage of children receiving high-quality care for asthma has soared from 35 percent to 85 percent, the percentage of infants receiving ...

2012-07-24T23:59:59.000Z

111

Health Care (Outpatient) | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Definition Buildings used as diagnostic and treatment facilities for outpatient care. Medical offices are included here if they use any type of diagnostic medical equipment (if...

112

Standards and Trade -- Who Really Cares?  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the arrangement of keyboard characters,; the threads for light bulbs,; rules for the construction and care of steam boilers and pressure vessels, and; ...

2013-07-23T23:59:59.000Z

113

ENERGY STAR Score for Senior Care Communities  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

(AAHSA), the American Health Care Association (AHCA), and the National Center on Assisted Living (NCAL). To analyze the building energy and operating characteristics in this survey...

114

Enforcement Letter, Stony Brook University Hospital - April 15, 1999 |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Stony Brook University Hospital - April 15, Stony Brook University Hospital - April 15, 1999 Enforcement Letter, Stony Brook University Hospital - April 15, 1999 April 15, 1999 Issued to Stony Brook University Hospital related to a Failed Interlock at the Radiation Therapy Facility at the Brookhaven National Laboratory This letter refers to the Department of Energy's (DOE) evaluation of the facts and circumstances concerning an event at the Radiation Therapy Facility (RTF) occurring in March 1998. In November 1998, DOE conducted an investigation to determine whether violations of DOE's nuclear safety rules associated with the event had occurred. The resulting Investigation Summary Report was transmitted to you on February 19, 1999. On March 11, 1999, you participated in an Enforcement Conference, along with Brookhaven

115

Modesto Memorial Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Memorial Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Memorial Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Modesto Memorial Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Modesto Memorial Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Modesto, California Coordinates 37.6390972°, -120.9968782° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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St. Mary's Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Mary's Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Mary's Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name St. Mary's Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility St. Mary's Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Pierre, South Dakota Coordinates 44.3683156°, -100.3509665° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

117

Energy Star for Hospitals 2011 Update: Progression or Regression?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Energy Star performance rating system for buildings has achieved widespread adoption in the building sector as a standard benchmark for energy performance. In 2011, the U.S. EPA released an updated technical methodology for its Energy Star performance rating system for hospitals, shifting how the score is calculated. The new rating system, similar to the previous rating system, is still a poor metric for benchmarking hospitals and should be used with caution. The aim of this paper is to critique the methodology used in the Energy Star for Hospitals 2011 Update. The paper reviews the changes between the 2001 methodology and 2011 methodology, how Energy Star views usage of different fuel types in its score, and lastly items that did not change in the 2011 hospital methodology update which are still causing confusion amongst Energy Star users and are causing significant error in the Energy Star score calculations.

Travis, B.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

118

Story County Hospital Wind Farm | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Wind Farm Wind Farm Jump to: navigation, search Name Story County Hospital Wind Farm Facility Story County Hospital Sector Wind energy Facility Type Community Wind Facility Status In Service Owner Story County Hospital Developer Story County Hospital Energy Purchaser Alliant/IES Utilities Location NV - Story County IA Coordinates 42.016808°, -93.453238° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":42.016808,"lon":-93.453238,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

119

Surprise Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Surprise Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Surprise Valley Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Cedarville, California Coordinates 41.5290606°, -120.1732781° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Marlin Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility | Open  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Marlin Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Marlin Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Marlin Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Marlin Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Marlin, Texas Coordinates 31.3062874°, -96.8980439° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital District Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Fort Boise Veteran's Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type District Heating Location Boise, Idaho Coordinates 43.6135002°, -116.2034505° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Pre-Hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Pre-Hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Pre-Hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient Pre-Hospital Practices for Handling a Radiologically Contaminated Patient The purpose of this User's Guide is to provide instructors with an overview of the key points covered in the video. The Student Handout portion of this Guide is designed to assist the instructor in reviewing those points with students. The Student Handout should be distributed to students after the video is shown and the instructor should use the Guide to facilitate a discussion on key activities and duties at the scene. PRE-HOSPITAL PRACTICES FOR HANDLING A RADIOLOGICALLY CONTAMINATED PATIENT More Documents & Publications Emergency Response to a Transportation Accident Involving Radioactive Material Handling and Packaging a Potentially Radiologically Contaminated Patient

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Warm Springs State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Warm Springs State Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Warm Springs State Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Warm Springs, Montana Coordinates 46.1813145°, -112.78476° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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Indian Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Jump to: navigation, search Name Indian Valley Hospital Space Heating Low Temperature Geothermal Facility Facility Indian Valley Hospital Sector Geothermal energy Type Space Heating Location Greenville, California Coordinates 40.1396126°, -120.9510675° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[]}

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DOE - Office of Legacy Management -- Billings Hospital - Small Animal  

Office of Legacy Management (LM)

Billings Hospital - Small Animal Billings Hospital - Small Animal Facility - University of Chicago - IL 01 FUSRAP Considered Sites Site: Billings Hospital, Small Animal Facility, University of Chicago (IL 01) Eliminated from consideration under FUSRAP due to limited scope of activities and 15 day half-life of P-32 Designated Name: Not Designated Alternate Name: Small Animal Facility, U. of Chicago IL.01-1 Location: University of Chicago , Chicago , Illinois IL.01-1 Evaluation Year: 1979 IL.01-1 Site Operations: Nature of operations is not clear. Portions of Billings Hospital were reported to have been used as an animal research facility. IL.01-1 Site Disposition: Eliminated IL.01-1 Radioactive Materials Handled: Yes Primary Radioactive Materials Handled: Phosphorus - 32 IL.01-1

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Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital |  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital Jump to: navigation, search Name Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital Agency/Company /Organization National Renewable Energy Laboratory Focus Area Agriculture, Buildings, Economic Development, Energy Efficiency, Water Conservation, Renewable Energy, Wind Phase Bring the Right People Together, Create a Vision, Evaluate Options, Develop Goals Resource Type Case studies/examples Availability Publicly available--Free Publication Date 8/1/2010 Website http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/b Locality Greensburg, Kansas References Rebuilding It Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital[1] Contents 1 Overview 2 Highlights 3 Environmental Aspects

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DOE Launches EnergySmart Hospitals to Promote Improved Energy...  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

year, hospitals spent more than 5 billion on energy costs with more than 2.5 times the energy intensity and carbon dioxide emissions of commercial office buildings. Unlike many...

128

Tailored hospital supply chain for greater return on investment  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The cost of healthcare has been increasing over the past several years. From 1997 to 2002, the average cost for hospital stays increased 24 percent. The increase in healthcare cost can be explained by malpractice law suits ...

Jan, Paul Jenq-Haw

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

129

Reducing preventable adverse drug events in hospital settings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

It has been estimated that on average, every patient admitted to a hospital is subject to at least one medication error per day (IOM, 2006). Errors may occur during various stages of the Medication Use System; a system ...

Ramos, Gregg (Gregg Allen)

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

130

Ensemble-based methods for forecasting census in hospital units  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Koestler et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013, 13:67in hospital units. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013 13:Koestler et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2013, 13:67

Koestler, Devin C; Ombao, Hernando; Bender, Jesse

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

131

Institutional expansion, community relations, and the hospital next door  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Hospitals play many roles in a city: alternately, they may be caretakers of the sick, economic engines, intellectual hubs, major employers, and neighbors. This last role has evolved greatly over the last 45 years. The ...

Solheim, Karla Nyreen

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

132

Energy Market Profiles: Hospital Buildings, Equipment, and Energy Use  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This report profiles the U.S. healthcare market on size and energy-related characteristics and provides energy benchmarking data that can be used to make meaningful comparisons between healthcare facilities. The intent of the report is to provide both utility and hospital managers with a better understanding of the key characteristics of the healthcare market and enhance their abilities to assess how well their facilities are performing relative to hospitals with similar energy equipment.

1999-12-22T23:59:59.000Z

133

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 13 Perfume in Detergent and Personal Care Products  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 13 Perfume in Detergent and Personal Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 13 Perfu

134

Electronic games for aged care and rehabilitation  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The declining cognitive and motor abilities has become a major problem in the health care of the elderly, often leading to potentially fatal falls. Current rehabilitation strategies to address this issue include routine physiotherapy which is often dull ... Keywords: aged care, rehabilitation, software agent, video game

Stuart T. Smith; Amir Talaei-Khoei; Mililani Ray; Pradeep Ray

2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

135

Commentary Should research be part of advance care planning?  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Advance care planning is a process to help people to formulate and communicate their preferences regarding future care during critical illness. Reviews of the advance care planning process in its current form have been disappointing. Improvements in care at the end of life and palliative care are necessary for the provision of modern medical care. Medical research has led to many improvements at the physiological and technological levels. It is only by applying the same rigour of scientific study and research ethics that improvements in the advance care planning process can be made. Keywords advance care planning, critical illness, palliative care, research ethics

Alexandra M Easson

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

136

NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook 1 Jolene Wayne  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook 1 2010 Jolene Wayne Director NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook #12;NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook August 20102 This page left intentionally blank. #12;NIST Child Care Center Parent Handbook August 20103 CONTENTS WELCOME TO THE NIST CHILD CARE CENTER

Magee, Joseph W.

137

Propane gas: Handle with care  

SciTech Connect

Because of its chemical composition and combustion properties, this liquefied petroleum (LP) gas can be mixed with air and used as a direct replacement for natural gas with no burner or process equipment modifications. One major and growing use of propane is as a vehicle fuel. Growing industrial use of propane also has prompted the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to issue new codes. NFPA standard 58-95, Storing and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases, stresses the need to adhere to safe work and handling practices whenever propane is involved. All employees directly handling the gas should be formally trained and certified, and recertified annually. Although the code applies only to those directly handling propane or operating propane equipment such as portable cylinder filling stations, all employees working around or with propane or other LP gases should understand the characteristics of LP gas and be aware of basic safe handling practices. The paper discusses what LP gas is, special safety concerns, the care required in refilling cylinders, and cylinder inspection.

Fernald, D. [Plant Systems, Inc., Berea, OH (United States)

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

138

World Conference on Fabric and Home Care Montreux 2010  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Archive of the 2010 World Conference on Fabric and Home Care. World Conference on Fabric and Home Care Montreux 2010 Montreux , Switzerland World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Montreux 2010 ...

139

Control of hyperglycaemia in paediatric intensive care (CHiP): study protocol  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

for Children; Great Ormond Street Hospital; Leeds General Infirmary; University Hospitals of Leicester - Glenfield Hospital; Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust (Royal Bromp- ton Hospital); Royal Liverpool Childrens NHS Trust; Royal Manchester Children...

Macrae, Duncan; Pappachan, John; Grieve, Richard; Parslow, Roger; Nadel, Simon; Schindler, Margrid; Baines, Paul; Fortune, Peter-Marc; Slavik, Zdenek; Goldmann, Allan; Truesdale, Ann; Betts, Helen; Allen, Elizabeth; Snowdon, Claire; Percy, Deborah; Broadhead, Michael; Quick, Tara; Peters, Mark; Morris, Kevin; Tasker, Robert C; Elbourne, Diana

2010-02-05T23:59:59.000Z

140

Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money September 4, 2012 - 2:57pm Addthis Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System. Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System.

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141

Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money Energy Department's Hospital Energy Alliance Helps Partner Save Energy and Money September 4, 2012 - 2:57pm Addthis Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System. Gundersen Health System teamed up with La Crosse County to turn methane gas from the county's landfill into electricity and heat for the Gundersen Lutheran - Onalaska Campus, making it the first-known energy independent medical campus in the U.S. | Photo courtesy of Gundersen Health System.

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Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in Energy Characteristics and Energy Consumed in Large Hospital Buildings in the United States in 2007 Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 Hospitals consume large amounts of energy because of how they are run and the many people that use them. They are open 24 hours a day; thousands of employees, patients, and visitors occupy the buildings daily; and sophisticated heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems control the temperatures and air flow. In addition, many energy intensive activities occur in these buildings: laundry, medical and lab equipment use, sterilization, computer and server use, food service, and refrigeration. The 2003 Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) data showed

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Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance - Version 1.0  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document describes an energy benchmarking framework for hospitals. The document is organized as follows. The introduction provides a brief primer on benchmarking and its application to hospitals. The next two sections discuss special considerations including the identification of normalizing factors. The presentation of metrics is preceded by a description of the overall framework and the rationale for the grouping of metrics. Following the presentation of metrics, a high-level protocol is provided. The next section presents draft benchmarks for some metrics; benchmarks are not available for many metrics owing to a lack of data. This document ends with a list of research needs for further development.

Singer, Brett C.

2009-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

144

Long-term care and the elderly  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Long-term care expenditures represent one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly. Medicaid provides incomplete insurance against these costs: unlimited nursing home benefits with a deductible equal to ...

Coe, Norma B

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

145

NETL: Carbon Absorber Retrofit Equipment (CARE)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Emissions Control Carbon Absorber Retrofit Equipment (CARE) Project No.: DE-FE0007528 Spray Jet Array for Neustream-C Nozzle Technology Spray Jet Array for Neustream-C Nozzle...

146

Hydrogen peroxide in home-care formulations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Hydrogen peroxide-based bleaches are gentler to colors and fibers, are odorless, and have very low environmental impact. A research manager at Church & Dwight Co. describes the chemistry behind their development. Hydrogen peroxide in home-care formulations

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Hospital waste management and toxicity evaluation: A case study  

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Hospital waste management is an imperative environmental and public safety issue, due to the waste's infectious and hazardous character. This paper examines the existing waste strategy of a typical hospital in Greece with a bed capacity of 400-600. The segregation, collection, packaging, storage, transportation and disposal of waste were monitored and the observed problematic areas documented. The concentrations of BOD, COD and heavy metals were measured in the wastewater the hospital generated. The wastewater's toxicity was also investigated. During the study, omissions and negligence were observed at every stage of the waste management system, particularly with regard to the treatment of infectious waste. Inappropriate collection and transportation procedures for infectious waste, which jeopardized the safety of staff and patients, were recorded. However, inappropriate segregation practices were the dominant problem, which led to increased quantities of generated infectious waste and hence higher costs for their disposal. Infectious waste production was estimated using two different methods: one by weighing the incinerated waste (880 kg day{sup -1}) and the other by estimating the number of waste bags produced each day (650 kg day{sup -1}). Furthermore, measurements of the EC{sub 50} parameter in wastewater samples revealed an increased toxicity in all samples. In addition, hazardous organic compounds were detected in wastewater samples using a gas chromatograph/mass spectrograph. Proposals recommending the application of a comprehensive hospital waste management system are presented that will ensure that any potential risks hospital wastes pose to public health and to the environment are minimized.

Tsakona, M.; Anagnostopoulou, E. [Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management, Department of Environmental Engineers, Technical University of Crete, GR-73100 Polytechnioupolis, Chania, Crete (Greece); Gidarakos, E. [Laboratory of Toxic and Hazardous Waste Management, Department of Environmental Engineers, Technical University of Crete, GR-73100 Polytechnioupolis, Chania, Crete (Greece)], E-mail: gidarako@mred.tuc.gr

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child Care Facilities Keeping Kids Safe: Emergency Planning for Child-Care Facilities  

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Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child Care Facilities Keeping Kids Safe: Emergency Planning for Child-Care Facilities Evacuation/Transportation Checklist for Child-Care Facilities Name of child-care facility Address Name of person/persons responsible for transportation of children Phone number

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Decisionmaking in hospital earthquake evacuation: Does distance from the epicenter matter?  

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status of hospitals that does not depend on intactis one option. This study does not have the ability toUsing larger distances does not make sense, as no hospital

Schultz, Carl H. MD; Koenig, Kristi L. MD; Lewis, Roger J. MD, PhD

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Animal Care Enforcement Actions | Data.gov  

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Animal Care Enforcement Actions Animal Care Enforcement Actions Agriculture Community Menu DATA APPS EVENTS DEVELOPER STATISTICS COLLABORATE ABOUT Agriculture You are here Data.gov » Communities » Agriculture » Data Animal Care Enforcement Actions Dataset Summary Description Contains monthly reports on 7060s and stipulations related to enforcement of the Animal Welfare and Horse Protection Acts. Form 7060 - Official warning of an alleged violation of statue or regulation and notice to the subject that APHIS may seek civil or criminal penalties for alleged violation in the future if the subject again violates. Stipulation - a pre-litigation monetary settlement between APHIS and the subject. The stipulation provides the subject with notice of alleged violation, affords the subject an opportunity for an administrative hearing, and offers the subject an opportunity to waive the hearing and pay a monetary penalty calculated within Civil Penalty guidelines.

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House Care Co Ltd | Open Energy Information  

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House Care Co Ltd House Care Co Ltd Jump to: navigation, search Name House Care Co Ltd Place Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan Zip 163-1431 Sector Solar Product Japanese insulation and roofing installer which also distributes and installs solar roofing systems. Coordinates 35.670479°, 139.740921° Loading map... {"minzoom":false,"mappingservice":"googlemaps3","type":"ROADMAP","zoom":14,"types":["ROADMAP","SATELLITE","HYBRID","TERRAIN"],"geoservice":"google","maxzoom":false,"width":"600px","height":"350px","centre":false,"title":"","label":"","icon":"","visitedicon":"","lines":[],"polygons":[],"circles":[],"rectangles":[],"copycoords":false,"static":false,"wmsoverlay":"","layers":[],"controls":["pan","zoom","type","scale","streetview"],"zoomstyle":"DEFAULT","typestyle":"DEFAULT","autoinfowindows":false,"kml":[],"gkml":[],"fusiontables":[],"resizable":false,"tilt":0,"kmlrezoom":false,"poi":true,"imageoverlays":[],"markercluster":false,"searchmarkers":"","locations":[{"text":"","title":"","link":null,"lat":35.670479,"lon":139.740921,"alt":0,"address":"","icon":"","group":"","inlineLabel":"","visitedicon":""}]}

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Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings: Technical Support Document  

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867 867 September 2010 Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings: Technical Support Document Eric Bonnema, Daniel Studer, Andrew Parker, Shanti Pless, and Paul Torcellini National Renewable Energy Laboratory 1617 Cole Boulevard, Golden, Colorado 80401-3393 303-275-3000 * www.nrel.gov NREL is a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC Contract No. DE-AC36-08-GO28308 Technical Report NREL/TP-550-47867 September 2010 Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings: Technical Support Document Eric Bonnema, Daniel Studer, Andrew Parker, Shanti Pless, and Paul Torcellini Prepared under Task No. BEC7.1309 NOTICE This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States government.

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Health Care Reform, Whats in It? Rural Communities and Rural Medical Care  

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A critical component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the federal health care reform law, is the expansion of health insurance coverage and a resulting improvement in health outcomes through access to affordable and timely medical care. One notable concern expressed in the wake of passage of the law is the ability of the health care system to effectively serve over 30 million newly insured, plus deliver effective services to the currently insured in order to meet the goals of the new law. (McMorrow) We have long said the ultimate goal of health care reform is to help make people healthier. Access to health services is a crucial need to meet that goal, and constraints on access will make the health care reform law less meaningful than it should. (McMorrow) Access issues are even more acute in rural communities. As we have shown, many rural communities have severe medical professional shortages, few of the nations medical professionals practice in rural areas, rural health professionals are aging, fewer professionals are being trained in primary care and fewer new professionals are being educated and trained. (Top 10 paper) Medicare and Medicaidmajor components of rural medical carepay rural medical providers and facilities less than do private insurers and less than providers in urban areas. All of these exist at a time when, in general, rural people have greater medical care needs than do nonrural people. (National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services, Center on an Aging Society) Access provisions turned out to be a major part of the health reform law, but an unsung part that received little

Jon M. Bailey

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Tools of Toyota Lean/Rapid Improvement Events which are successful and contribute to quality improvement in a hospital.  

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?? Quality healthcare in hospitals is a serious concern for patients; complications related to medical errors are on the rise. Hospitals are beginning to look (more)

Cardillo, Janet K.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL VENTILATION STANDARDS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION: A REVIEW OF GOVERNMENTAL AND PRIVATE AGENCY ENERGY CONSERVATION INITIATIVES  

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This report presents the results of a recent research project originally concerned with review of governmental initiatives for changes to hospital design and operation standards at both the federal and state levels. However. it quickly became apparent that concern with energy conservation was not impacting hospital environmental standards, especially at the state level, irrespective of the energy implications. Consequently, the study was redirected to consider all energy conservation initiatives directed toward design and operating practices unique to the hospital environment. The scope was limited to agency programs (i.e., not undertaken at the initiative of individual hospitals), applicable to non-federal public and private hospitals.

Banks, Robert S.; Rainer, David

1980-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Solid health care waste management status at health care centers in the West Bank - Palestinian Territory  

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Health care waste is considered a major public health hazard. The objective of this study was to assess health care waste management (HCWM) practices currently employed at health care centers (HCCs) in the West Bank - Palestinian Territory. Survey data on solid health care waste (SHCW) were analyzed for generated quantities, collection, separation, treatment, transportation, and final disposal. Estimated 4720.7 m{sup 3} (288.1 tons) of SHCW are generated monthly by the HCCs in the West Bank. This study concluded that: (i) current HCWM practices do not meet HCWM standards recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) or adapted by developed countries, and (ii) immediate attention should be directed towards improvement of HCWM facilities and development of effective legislation. To improve the HCWM in the West Bank, a national policy should be implemented, comprising a comprehensive plan of action and providing environmentally sound and reliable technological measures.

Al-Khatib, Issam A. [Institute of Environmental and Water Studies, Birzeit University, P.O. Box 14, Birzeit, Ramallah, West Bank (Palestinian Territory, Occupied)], E-mail: ikhatib@birzeit.edu; Sato, Chikashi [Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho (United States)

2009-08-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler | Department of Energy  

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Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler Oregon Hospital Heats Up with a Biomass Boiler December 27, 2012 - 4:30pm Addthis Using money from the Recovery Act, Blue Mountain Hospital replaced one of its 1950s crude oil boilers with a wood-pellet boiler -- saving the hospital about $100,000 a year in heating costs. | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Energy. Using money from the Recovery Act, Blue Mountain Hospital replaced one of its 1950s crude oil boilers with a wood-pellet boiler -- saving the hospital about $100,000 a year in heating costs. | Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Energy. Julie McAlpin Communications Liaison, State Energy Program Why biomass? Wood was the first energy source used and man's main fuel source until the Industrial Revolution.

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World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Singapore 2012  

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Archive of the 2012 World Conference on Fabric and Home Care. World Conference on Fabric and Home Care: Singapore 2012 Other Conference Archives abstracts aocs conference Conference Archives courses fats industries meeting Meeting Archives meetings netwo

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Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. (ETA) / Sharp Grossmont Hospital:  

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Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. (ETA) / Sharp Grossmont Emerging Technologies Associates, Inc. (ETA) / Sharp Grossmont Hospital: SPP Success Story Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources

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Microsoft Word - WRSTSD-Hospital-MELs-Final-LBL-Report.docx  

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Evaluation of Miscellaneous and Electronic Evaluation of Miscellaneous and Electronic Device Energy Use in Hospitals Douglas R. Black, Steven M. Lanzisera, Judy Lai, Richard E. Brown, Brett C. Singer Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Environmental Energy Technologies Division Indoor Environment Group Berkeley, CA 94720 September 2012 This work was funded by the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program Contract No. DE09000037, through the U.S. Department of Energy under contract DE-AC02-05CH11231. LBNL-6084E Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither

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Disposable Point-of-Care Testing Device for Nucleic Acid ...  

home \\ technologies \\ disposable point of care testing device. Technologies: Ready-to-Sign Licenses: ... Operated by Lawrence Livermore National Security, ...

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Developing a master plan for hospital solid waste management: A case study  

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Disposal of about 1750 tons of solid wastes per day is the result of a rapid population growth in the province of Khuzestan in the south west of Iran. Most of these wastes, especially hospital solid wastes which have contributed to the pollution of the environment in the study area, are not properly managed considering environmental standards and regulations. In this paper, the framework of a master plan for managing hospital solid wastes is proposed considering different criteria which are usually used for evaluating the pollution of hospital solid waste loads. The effectiveness of the management schemes is also evaluated. In order to rank the hospitals and determine the share of each hospital in the total hospital solid waste pollution load, a multiple criteria decision making technique, namely analytical hierarchy process (AHP), is used. A set of projects are proposed for solid waste pollution control and reduction in the proposed framework. It is partially applied for hospital solid waste management in the province of Khuzestan, Iran. The results have shown that the hospitals located near the capital city of the province, Ahvaz, produce more than 43% of the total hospital solid waste pollution load of the province. The results have also shown the importance of improving management techniques rather than building new facilities. The proposed methodology is used to formulate a master plan for hospital solid waste management.

Karamouz, Mohammad [School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: karamouz@ut.ac.ir; Zahraie, Banafsheh [School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: bzahraie@ut.ac.ir; Kerachian, Reza [School of Civil Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: kerachian@ut.ac.ir; Jaafarzadeh, Nemat [Faculty of Health Science, University of Ahvaz, Ahvaz (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: n_jaafarzadeh@yahoo.com; Mahjouri, Najmeh [School of Environmental Engineering, University of Tehran, Tehran (Iran, Islamic Republic of)], E-mail: mahjouri@ut.ac.ir

2007-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 1 The Main Surfactants Used in Detergents and Personal Care Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 1 The Main Surfactants Used in Detergents and Personal Care Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf o

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Source Characterization and Pretreatment Evaluation of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Healthcare Facility Wastewater  

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Healthcare facility wastewaters are a potentially important and under characterized source of pharmaceuticals and personal care products to the environment. In this study the composition and magnitude of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) released into a single municipalitys wastewater system from a hospital, a nursing care facility, an assisted living facility and an independent living facility are presented for 54 pharmaceuticals, 8 hormones and 31 Alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEOs). Chemical oxidation using molecular ozone and advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) (UV-hydrogen peroxide, Fentons Reagent, and Photo Fentons Reagent) were screened and evaluated as potential treatment technologies for removal of APEOs in water and wastewater. In this research, APEOs were found to be dominant PPCP class out of 94 individual analytes measured, accounting for more than 65% of the total mass loading observed leaving the healthcare facility wastewater. Seventy one out of the total measured PPCPs were detected in wastewater from at least one of the facilities. Healthcare facility wastewater are the source of PPCPs to the environment; however, their contribution to the total magnitude of PPCPs in municipal wastewater and the surrounding environment will be determined by the relative flow contribution of wastewater released from the facility to the municipal sewer network. Molecular ozone and advanced oxidation processes were observed to remove APEOs from analyzed water matrices; however, understanding the product formation during the oxidation process is important before concluding a suitable treatment process. Molecular ozone reacted selectively with the double bond in the APEO while AOPs reaction was non selective oxidation. During the AOPs, OH formation rate and scavenging rate constant of wastewater was found to be the factors governing the oxidation process. Thus, the research carried out informs a risk management decisions concerning the prevalence of PPCPs in the wastewater and use of oxidation systems as a treatment technologies for removal of PPCPs.

Nagarnaik, Pranav Mukund

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Continuous Commissioning Opportunities in Hospital and Laboratory Facilities  

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This paper compiles the Continuous Commissioning (CC) costs, savings, and opportunities implemented in 20 hospital and laboratory commissioning projects involving 48 buildings. The potential savings and costs from 25 CC assessments of 36 buildings are also analyzed and compared with the results of the implemented projects. The results from these projects including deficiencies and commissioning measures identified, and the cost and savings associated with CC are discussed. Case studies are also presented. For the 20 completed hospital and laboratory CC projects, the median (average) pre-CC energy cost was $3.44/ft2 ($4.46/ft2) [$36.98/m2 ($48.06/m2)] with median (average) energy cost savings of $0.84/ft2 ($1.19/ft2) [$9.03/m2 ($12.80/m2)] or 20% (26%). The median (average) potential savings identified in the 25 CC assessments were $0.41/ft2 ($0.44/ft2) [$4.36/m2 ($4.72/m2)] or 15% (16%). The lower savings identified in the assessments may result from the conservatism inherent in an incomplete identification of all potential measures during the assessments, or may result from some other factor.

Jones, A.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.; Deng, S.; Wei, G.; Zeig, G.

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings: Technical Support Document  

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This Technical Support Document documents the technical analysis and design guidance for large hospitals to achieve whole-building energy savings of at least 50% over ANSI/ASHRAE/IESNA Standard 90.1-2004 and represents a step toward determining how to provide design guidance for aggressive energy savings targets. This report documents the modeling methods used to demonstrate that the design recommendations meet or exceed the 50% goal. EnergyPlus was used to model the predicted energy performance of the baseline and low-energy buildings to verify that 50% energy savings are achievable. Percent energy savings are based on a nominal minimally code-compliant building and whole-building, net site energy use intensity. The report defines architectural-program characteristics for typical large hospitals, thereby defining a prototype model; creates baseline energy models for each climate zone that are elaborations of the prototype models and are minimally compliant with Standard 90.1-2004; creates a list of energy design measures that can be applied to the prototype model to create low-energy models; uses industry feedback to strengthen inputs for baseline energy models and energy design measures; and simulates low-energy models for each climate zone to show that when the energy design measures are applied to the prototype model, 50% energy savings (or more) are achieved.

Bonnema, E.; Studer, D.; Parker, A.; Pless, S.; Torcellini, P.

2010-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

167

Department of Energy Announces the Launch of the Hospital Energy Alliance  

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the Launch of the Hospital Energy the Launch of the Hospital Energy Alliance to Increase Energy Efficiency in the Healthcare Sector Department of Energy Announces the Launch of the Hospital Energy Alliance to Increase Energy Efficiency in the Healthcare Sector April 29, 2009 - 12:00am Addthis WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced today the launch of the Hospital Energy Alliance (HEA), an industry-led partnership between the DOE and national healthcare sector leaders to promote the integration of advanced energy efficiency and renewable technologies in hospital design, construction, retrofit, operations, and maintenance. DOE's Richard F. Moorer joined American Hospital Association President and Chief Executive Officer Richard J. Umbdenstock and other national industry

168

Power Quality Investigation at a Midwest Hospital: Magnetic Resonance Imaging System  

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Recently, a Midwest hospital contacted its electric utility about malfunctions involving imaging systems including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT). The MRI system was the primary concern for the hospital. The MRI system was manufactured by a leading imaging system manufacturer and the CT system was manufactured by another leading imaging system manufacturer. To begin investigating the problem, the hospital requested that power-line monitoring be conducted at the facility. Th...

2007-07-26T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital remedies architect's lighting overdesign for $22k: installs current limiters  

SciTech Connect

St. Luke's Hospital in Racine, Wisconsin is spending $22,000 to install current limiters in the fluorescent lamps of a new wing after finding that the architectural firm overdesigned the lighting fixtures so much that the hospital's lighting expenses were 50% higher than necessary. The hospital expects an 8-month payback on the current limiters. The hospital's corridor lighting reached 45-55 footcandles (fc), when only three fc are required for emergency lighting and 15 for corridor lighting. Representatives of the architectural firm argued that the design did not exceed state wattage requirements.

Ponczak, G.

1984-10-29T23:59:59.000Z

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Rebuilding it Better: Greensburg, Kansas, Kiowa County Memorial Hospital (Brochure) (Revised)  

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This brochure details the sustainable and green aspects of the LEED Platinum-designed Kiowa County Memorial Hospital in Greensburg, Kansas.

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European Society of Intensive Care Medicine study of therapeutic hypothermia (32-35degreesC) for intracranial pressure reduction after traumatic brain injury (the Eurotherm3235Trial)  

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://www.trialsjournal.com/content/12/1/8 (12 January 2011) S T U D Y P R O T O C O L Open Acces s European society of intensive care medicine study of therapeutic hypothermia (32-35C) for intracranial pressure reduction after traumatic brain injury (the Eurotherm3235Trial) Peter JD... which is completed at hospital discharge. Paper copies of all CRFs are available to centres with lit- tle or no access to the internet. All CRFs must be com- pleted in English and is managed by Lincoln, Paris. Blinded and patient identifiable data...

Andrews, Peter J D; Sinclair, Helen Louise K; Battison, Claire G; Polderman, Kees K; Citerio, Giuseppe K; Mascia, Luciana K; Harris, Bridget A; Murray, Gordon D; Stocchetti, Nino K; Menon, David K; Shakur, Haleema K; De Backer, Daniel K; Eurotherm3235Trial Collaborators

2011-01-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Estimation of the evacuation time in an emergency situation in hospitals  

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In this paper, a prediction model is presented that estimates the evacuation time in an emergency situation for hospitals. The model is generic enough to be used in various hospital settings. This model can provide incident managers with estimates of ... Keywords: Emergency event, Evacuation modeling, Resource allocation, Resource management, Simulation

Davood Golmohammadi; Daniel Shimshak

2011-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN AFFILIATED HOSPITALS, INC. Registrar Confirmation of Medical School Graduation form  

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MEDICAL COLLEGE OF WISCONSIN AFFILIATED HOSPITALS, INC. Registrar Confirmation of Medical School Graduation form The Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals, Inc (MCWAH) requires primary verification of your medical school graduation. Please complete and send this form to your Medical School

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Interactive visualization of hospital contact network data on multi-touch displays  

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Hospital infections cost the lives of more than 100,000 people in the United States every year. Understanding how infections spread in hospitals is critical to reducing this problem. To help in this endeavor, we developed an interactive, multi-touch ... Keywords: contact-networks, epidemiology, healthcare, information visualization, multi-touch, visual analytics

Thomas E. Hansen; Juan Pablo Hourcade; Alberto Segre; Chris Hlady; Philip Polgreen; Chris Wyman

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Department of Industrial Engineering Fall 2010 Electronic Medical Records at Jersey Shore Hospital  

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space savings which occur due to changes in equipment. The time and cost savings associated, which have an estimated cost $35,583.74 and will lead to a savings of 36.85% of previously utilized Hospital Overview The Jersey Shore Hospital is currently in the process of transitioning from paper medical

Demirel, Melik C.

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Critical factors of hospital adoption on CRM system: Organizational and information system perspectives  

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The recent rapid increase in the amount of medical information has pushed hospitals to confront an essential issue which is how to utilize healthcare information technology to improve healthcare services quality. Customer relationship management system ... Keywords: Customer relationship management, Healthcare information technology, Hospitals, Information systems adoption

Shin-Yuan Hung; Wei-Hsi Hung; Chia-An Tsai; Shu-Chen Jiang

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) | Department of Energy  

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Health Benefits (FEHB) Health Benefits (FEHB) Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) The Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program is the largest employer-sponsored health insurance program in the world, covering more than 8 million Federal employees, retirees, former employees, family members, and former spouses. FEHB includes different types of plans: fee-for-service with a preferred provider organization; health maintenance organizations; point-of-service; high deductible health plans; and consumer-driven health plans. How you obtain coverage or services and pay for them differs depending on the plan. However, benefits available under all plans include hospital care, surgical care, inpatient and outpatient care, obstetrical care, mental health and substance abuse care, and prescription drug coverage. There are no waiting

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Technical Support Document: Development of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Large Hospitals - 50% Energy Savings  

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This Technical Support Document describes the process and methodology for the development of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Large Hospitals: Achieving 50% Energy Savings Toward a Net Zero Energy Building (AEDG-LH) ASHRAE et al. (2011b). The AEDG-LH is intended to provide recommendations for achieving 50% whole-building energy savings in large hospitals over levels achieved by following Standard 90.1-2004. The AEDG-LH was created for a 'standard' mid- to large-size hospital, typically at least 100,000 ft2, but the strategies apply to all sizes and classifications of new construction hospital buildings. Its primary focus is new construction, but recommendations may be applicable to facilities undergoing total renovation, and in part to many other hospital renovation, addition, remodeling, and modernization projects (including changes to one or more systems in existing buildings).

Bonnema, E.; Leach, M.; Pless, S.

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' | National Nuclear...  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Dozens of Savannah River Site employees recently spent time off volunteering at 16 area United Way agencies as participants in this year's Projects SERVE, CARE and VISION -...

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Before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlement...  

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Entitlements - House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Before the Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements - House Oversight and Government Reform...

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2009-2010 Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence  

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... who are appointed by the Secretary of Commerce ... care organi- zations, external advisory boards might ... of senior leaders and the governance board. ...

2012-10-12T23:59:59.000Z

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Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? New NIST Reference ...  

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Care for a Spot of (Green) Tea? ... Green tea has been long prized not only for its taste but also for purported health benefits and medicinal value. ...

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate...  

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Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings...

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Improved Plasma Spray Solution Precursors By Careful Choice of ...  

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Presentation Title, Improved Plasma Spray Solution Precursors By Careful Choice of Precursor Chemistry/Properties and by Use of Suspensions. Author(s), Eric...

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Ask a scientist: Battery life and care | Argonne National Laboratory  

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Argonne Now, the laboratory's biannual science magazine. More Ask a scientist: Battery life and care By Louise Lerner * July 1, 2012 Tweet EmailPrint This story was...

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Child Care Subsidies and the Employment of Welfare Recipients  

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care subsidies (through AFDC and programs prior to 1996, nowwas potentially available to any AFDC recipients who waswelfare system, and the AFDC disregard for current welfare

Meyers, Marcia K.; Heintze, Theresa; Wolf, Douglas A.

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predictors of Nursing Home Placement for Home Care Consumers.  

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??The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of nursing home placement for individuals receiving home care services through a locally funded levy program. (more)

Nelson, Ian M

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

188

Home care in Europe: a systematic literature review.  

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??Background: Health and social services provided at home are becoming increasingly important. Hence, there is a need for information on home care in Europe. The (more)

Genet, Nadine; Boerma, Wienke; Kringos, Dionne; Bouman, Ans; Francke, Anneke; Fagerstrm, Cecilia; Melchiorre, Maria; Greco, Cosetta

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

189

A Look at Health Care Buildings - Index Page  

Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (EIA)

and treatment in which services are not required overnight, such as dental clinics, emergency walk-in clinics, or veterinary clinics. Seventy-nine percent of health care...

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Remote Sensing of Aerosol Properties during CARES  

SciTech Connect

One month of MFRSR data collected at two sites in the central California (USA) region during the CARES campaign are processed and the MFRSR-derived AODs at 500 nm wavelength are compared with available AODs provided by AERONET measurements. We find that the MFRSR and AERONET AODs are small ({approx}0.05) and comparable. A reasonable quantitative agreement between column aerosol size distributions (up to 2 um) from the MFRSR and AERONET retrievals is illustrated as well. Analysis of the retrieved (MFRSR and AERONET) and in situ measured aerosol size distributions suggests that the contribution of the coarse mode to aerosol optical properties is substantial for several days. The results of a radiative closure experiment performed for the two sites and one-month period show a favorable agreement between the calculated and measured broadband downwelling irradiances (bias does not exceed about 3 Wm-2), and thus imply that the MFRSR-derived aerosol optical properties are reasonable.

Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Barnard, James C.; Pekour, Mikhail S.; Flynn, Connor J.; Ferrare, R.; Hostetler, Chris A.; Hair, John; Jobson, Bertram Thomas

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Network Influences on Chronic Illness Care in Large Physician Organizations: A study of the California managed care network in 2001 and 2006  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Behavior and Organizational Studies in Health Care:Building organizational capacity: A cornerstone of healthhealth system performance for chronic illness care requires increasing organizational

McCurdy, Rodney Keith

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL VENTILATION STANDARDS AND ENERGY CONSERVATION: A SUMMARY OF THE LITERATURE WITH CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS, FY 78 FINAL REPORT  

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67: 49-57, CANZLER, B. Air conditioning in the hospital. 39(CECCATELLI, M. Air conditioning plant for operating suites.1973. CLARK, R. P. Air conditioning in hospital wards and

DeRoos, R.L.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Clinical Presentation of Patients Diagnosed Post-Operatively with Appendicitis at Private Hospitals in Southern Puerto Rico  

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Hospitals in Southern Puerto Rico Carlos Garcia-Gubern, MD;Lukes Episcopal Hospital, Ponce, Puerto Rico; Ponce Schoolof Medicine, Ponce, Puerto Rico Objective: The goal of our

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California  

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Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California by Jenifer MacGillvary and Laurel Lucia August 2011 #12;#12;Economic Impacts of Early Care and Education in California by Jenifer MacGillvary and Laurel Lucia University of California, Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education August 2011 #12

Militzer, Burkhard

195

The memory stone: a personal ICT device in health care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

New technology enables novel ways of sharing information between health care recipients and providers. In this study, however, we found that the medical information for pregnant women in Denmark is located in a number of different places, that midwives ... Keywords: ICT, interaction design, pervasive health care, pregnancy

Henrik Enquist; Konrad Tollmar

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

196

Electricity Innovation and Health Care in the Developing World  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Electricity Innovation and Health Care in the Developing World Friday, December 7, 2012 12:00 - 1 and Industrial Engineering, Northeastern University Unreliable electrical infrastructures threaten global health. In this talk, Mechtenberg will discuss how electrical reliability affects global health care and argue

Hall, Sharon J.

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Chemical and physical property of rice straw waste and hospital sewage sludge in turned windrow aeration system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Most sewage sludge from hospital wastewater treatment plants in Northern Thailand are also being to incinerator and agricultural fields. Land application of hospital sewage sludge has serious effects on environmental. The main goal of this investigation ... Keywords: co-composting, hospital sewage sludge, rice straw waste, turned windrow aeration

Khajornsak Sopajaree; Apisit Sancom

2008-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

198

Causal Inference and Prediction in Health Studies: Environmental Exposures and Schistosomiasis, HIV-1 Genotypic Susceptibility Scores and Virologic Suppression, and Risk of Hospital Readmission for Heart Failure Patients  

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hospitalization for congestive heart failure among Medicarepredictors of readmission for heart failure: a systematicof hospital readmission for heart failure: development of a

Sudat, Sylvia

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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2007 CBECS Large Hospital Building FAQs: 2003-2007 Comparison Graphs  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

FAQs: 2003-2007 Comparison Graphs Main FAQs: 2003-2007 Comparison Graphs Main Report | Methodology | FAQ | List of Tables CBECS 2007 - Release date: August 17, 2012 Jump to: Figure 1 | Figure 2 | Figure 3 | Figure 4 | Figure 5 Figure 1 Number of Large Hospital Buildings and 95% Confidence Intervals by Census Region, 2003 and 2007 Figure 2 Total Floorspace and 95% Confidence Intervals in Large Hospital Buildings by Census Region, 2003 and 2007 Figure 3 Major Fuel Intensity and 95% Confidence Intervals by Census Region, 2003 and 2007 Figure 4 Electricity Intensity and 95% Confidence Intervals in Large Hospital Buildings by Census Region, 2003 and 2007 Figure 5 Natural Gas Intensity and 95% Confidence Intervals in Large Hospital Buildings by Census Region, 2003 and 2007 Specific questions on this product may be directed to:

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System transferability of public hospital facility management between Germany and Iran.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The subject of this PhD-thesis is the transferability of Facility Management (FM) by using the example of hospitals in Germany and Iran. The intention is (more)

Banedj-Schafii, Mandana

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A plan for Metropolitan State Hospital : imagery as a therapy for an institution  

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This thesis is both text and illustration to describe the process of transforming a state mental institution from an outdated, outmoded, conventional hospital into a living community. The goal of the project is to develop ...

McMurrin, Sterling James

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

202

NREL Technical Reports Guide the Way to 50% Energy Savings in Hospitals, Office Buildings (Fact Sheet)  

SciTech Connect

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed two technical reports that provide recommendations to help designers and operators of large office buildings and hospitals achieve at least a 50% energy savings using existing technology.

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

203

Air Distribution Systems and Cross-Infection Risk in the Hospital...  

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Air Distribution Systems and Cross-Infection Risk in the Hospital Sector Speaker(s): Peter V. Nielsen Date: November 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-4133 Seminar HostPoint of...

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Patient satisfaction with physiotherapy services for low back pain at selected hospitals in Kenya.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Patient satisfaction is one of the indicators of the quality of care being given to the users of a service. It can also be used (more)

Kamau, Peter Waweru

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

205

Responding to traveling patients' seasonal demands for health care services in the Veterans Health Administration  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides care to over eight million Veterans and operates over 1,700 sites of care distributed across twenty-one regional networks in the United States. Health care providers within ...

Al-Haque, Shahed

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

206

Design, field experiments and evaluation of a web-based remote medical care support system  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this research, we propose and develop a remote medical care system to support nurses, care managers and care helpers during their work. The proposed system has three functions: a multipoint communication function using video images and voice, ... Keywords: communication, doctor agents, drip infusion monitoring, healthcare technology, internet, medical care support systems, remote medical care, remote video conferencing, vital signs, web-based medical care

Akio Koyama; Junpei Arai; Satoshi Sasaki; Leonard Barolli

2008-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transfers from UW Hospital to Another State Agency See 230.29 (2) Wis. Stats. information on UW Hospital Authority employees not being eligible as state employee transfers.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Transfers from UW Hospital to Another State Agency See 230.29 (2) Wis. Stats. information on UW (Administered By ETF) State Agency- Classified Handling of Employee benefits: · No new choice of health plan to Category 1 as employee has "0" sick leave when coming to a State Agency. · According to Personnel Rule

Sheridan, Jennifer

208

Upgrading California's Home Care Workforce: The Impact of Political Action and Unionization  

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howes / upgrading californias home care workforceKlein. 2003. Organizing Home Care: Homecare Workers, OldCollaborating to Improve In-Home Supportive Services: Stake-

Howes, Candace

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

209

Insuring Long-Term Care in the United States  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Long-term care expenditures constitute one of the largest uninsured financial risks facing the elderly in the United States and thus play a central role in determining the retirement security of elderly Americans. In this ...

Finkelstein, Amy

210

Pharmaceutical Companies and Patient Care The Mixed Effects Model  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Times. The New York Times Company, 7 Mar. 2012. Web. 14 Mar.Pharmaceutical Companies and Patient Care The MixedDoctor Is Paid By Drug Companies. Health Affairs 30.12 (

Gururangan, Kapil

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

211

Essays on health care consumption and household finance  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis explores how health insurance affects the decisions that individuals make. The first chapter studies the effect of insurance on health care consumption. Nearly 10 percent of teenagers become ineligible for their ...

Gross, Tal (Tal A.)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Google Maps -highland hospital rochester new york http://maps.google.com/ 1 of 2 9/29/05 13:21  

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Google Maps - highland hospital rochester new york http://maps.google.com/ 1 of 2 9/29/05 13 Hospital: Gift Shop 1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 (585) 341-8040 - 1.4 mi S Google Maps highland hospital rochester new york #12;Google Maps - highland hospital rochester new york http://maps.google

Richmond, Michael W.

213

A multi-agent based infrastructure to support virtual communities in elderly care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The growing numbers of the elderly population impose an urgent need to develop new approaches to care provision. The convergence of a number of technologies such as multi-agent systems, federated information management, safe communications, hypermedia ... Keywords: agent-based systems, care provision, care services, elderly care support, elderly population, federated information management, multi-agent systems, virtual community, virtual organisation

Luis M. Camarinha-Matos; Hamideh Afsarmanesh

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Role of Health Care in Socialist Revolutions: Mozambique and Cuba  

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lhe CUban Health Area and Polyclinic: Organizational Focusfwlctianing and organizational structure of the health care

Gabriel, Phyllis S.; Stuart, Susan M.

1978-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Hospital Triage in the First 24 Hours after a Nuclear or Radiological Disaster Berger, ME; Leonard, RB; Ricks, RC; Wiley, AL; Lowry, PC; Flynn, DF Abstract: This article addresses the problems emergency physicians would face in the event of a nuclear or radiological catastrophe. It presents information about what needs to be done so that useful information will be gathered and reasonable decisions made in the all important triage period. A brief introductory explanation of radiation injury is followed by practical guides for managing the focused history, physical exam, laboratory tests, initial treatment, and disposition of victims of acute radiation syndrome and combined injury. The guides are not intended to serve as a hospital's "emergency

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Property:CBECSBuildingTypeName | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Property Property Edit with form History Facebook icon Twitter icon » Property:CBECSBuildingTypeName Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type String. The allowed values for this property are: Education Food Sales Food Service Health Care (Inpatient) Health Care (Outpatient) Lodging Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Mercantile (Enclosed and Strip Malls) Office Public Assembly Public Order and Safety Religious Worship Service Warehouse and Storage Other Vacant Pages using the property "CBECSBuildingTypeName" Showing 16 pages using this property. E Education + Education + F Food Sales + Food Sales + Food Service + Food Service + H Health Care (Inpatient) + Health Care (Inpatient) + Health Care (Outpatient) + Health Care (Outpatient) + L Lodging + Lodging +

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Determinants of job satisfaction among hospital pharmacists and their intent to leave using Herzberg's two-factor theory.  

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?? This dissertation presents a quantitative analysis of the determinants of job satisfaction among hospital pharmacists using F. Herzberg's ( Work and Nature of Man, (more)

Nyame-Mireku, Michael Nana

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Intermediate photovoltaic system application experiment operational performance report. Volume 3. For G. N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Kauai, Hawaii  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Presented are the project description, list of participants, and system specifications for the intermediate photovoltaic project at G.N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Kauai, Hawaii.

Not Available

1982-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Technical Support Document: Development of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities--30% Guide  

SciTech Connect

This Technical Support Document describes the process and methodology for the development of the Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities.

Bonnema, E.; Doebber, I.; Pless, S.; Torcellini, P.

2010-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

220

Healthcare Strategic Management: The Impact of State and Federal Funding Levels on the Implementation of Strategic Plans at Tennessee Hospitals.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The purpose of this study was to determine hospital executive managements perceptions of how turbulence in the politico-legal sector of the macroenvironment impacted the strategic (more)

Byington, Randy Lee

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SPP sales flyer for hospitality and hotels | ENERGY STAR Buildings & Plants  

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hospitality and hotels hospitality and hotels Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories Target Finder Technical documentation

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Impact of Continuous Commissioning on the Energy Star Rating of Hospitals and Office Buildings  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Re-commissioning, retro-commissioning, Continuous Commissioning (CC) are examples of successful systematic processes implemented in buildings to reduce overall building energy consumption, and improve efficiency of systems and their operations and control. The impact of the Continuous Commissioning Process on the Energy Star Rating (ESR) of office buildings and hospitals is examined in this thesis. The improvement in performance of a building, and subsequently its ESR, is found to be influenced by its initial ESR, while its location has no impact on improvement. The improvement in ESR is observed to be almost linearly proportional to the percentage of energy saved. For 10% - 20% reductions in energy use typical of the CC process, the ESR is increased by 10-19 ESR ranks for office buildings and by 13 - 26 ESR ranks for hospitals. The CC process is found to potentially enable an office building of average initial ESR of 62 and a hospital of average initial ESR of 55, located anywhere in the US, to be eligible to achieve ESR of 75 and consequently the Energy Star recognition. The improvement of ESR is a function of the initial ESR and the building type; hence it is observed to be different for hospitals and office buildings in the study. For hospital and office building models occupying 100,000 ft of floor area each, a difference of about 30% in the ESR improvement (greater for hospitals) is observed. The energy intensities may be different for buildings with same ESRs that have different location and/or type. An averaged maximum difference of energy intensity of approximately 10% is observed to exist for identical buildings and of the same type but located at different locations. Hospitals are observed to be more than twice as energy intensive as office buildings for the same location and equal ESRs. ESR plotted against % energy savings at site reveals the stepped nature of ESR system. At specific initial ESR and corresponding % savings a reduction of up to approximately 1% for office buildings and up to 1.5% for hospitals does not change the respective ESRs for the model set of buildings in the study.

Kulkarni, Aditya Arun

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

223

Exploratory Use of Microaerosol Decontamination Technology (PAEROSOL) in Enclosed, Unoccupied Hospital Setting  

SciTech Connect

The goal of this study was to validate the previously observed high biological kill performance of PAEROSOL, a semi-dry, micro-aerosol decontamination technology, against common HAI in a non-human subject trial within a hospital setting of Madigan Army Medical Center (MAMC) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Tacoma, Washington. In addition to validating the disinfecting efficacy of PAEROSOL, the objectives of the trial included a demonstration of PAEROSOL environmental safety, (i.e., impact to hospital interior materials and electronic equipment exposed during testing) and PAEROSOL parameters optimization for future deployment.

Rainina, Evguenia I.; McCune, D. E.; Luna, Maria L.; Cook, J. E.; Soltis, Michele A.; Demons, Samandra T.; Godoy-Kain, Patricia; Weston, J. H.

2012-05-31T23:59:59.000Z

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AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital waste. Fourth quarterly report, 1997  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The project objective is to design, construct, install, provide operator training and start-up a circulating fluidized bed combustion system at the Lebanon Pennsylvania Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center. This unit will co-fire coal and hospital waste providing lower cost steam for heating and possibly cooling (absorption chiller) and operation of a steam turbine-generator for limited power generation while providing efficient destruction of both general and infectious hospital waste. The steam generated is as follows: Steam =20,000 lb/hr; Temperature = 353 F (saturated); Pressure= 125 psig; Steam quality = 98.5%

NONE

1997-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

225

L'Hospital-type rules for monotonicity and limits: Discrete case  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Assuming that a "derivative" ratio rho:=f'/g' of the ratio r:=f/g of differentiable functions f and g is monotonic (that is, rho is increasing or decreasing), it was shown in previous papers that then r can switch at most once, from decrease to increase or vice versa. In the present paper, "discrete" versions of such l'Hospital-type rules for monotonicity (as well as "discrete" versions of l'Hospital's rules for limits) are obtained, for functions f and g defined on an interval of integers.

Iosif Pinelis

2006-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

226

Building the national health information infrastructure for personal health, health care services, public health, and research  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

and decisions and, on a limited but growing scale, improving communication between clinicians and patients. [10] Some health care delivery organizations have already suc- edge for clinicians improves the quality and/or safety and efficiency of health care... by the individual or family, plus non-clinical information such as self-care trackers and directories of health care providers. The health care delivery dimension includes information such as pro- vider notes, clinical orders, decision-support programs, digital...

Detmer, Don E

2003-01-06T23:59:59.000Z

227

Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Renewable Energy Generation Rebate Program |  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Renewable Energy Generation Rebate Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Renewable Energy Generation Rebate Program Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Renewable Energy Generation Rebate Program < Back Eligibility Commercial Institutional Residential Savings Category Bioenergy Buying & Making Electricity Water Solar Heating & Cooling Water Heating Wind Maximum Rebate $9,000/installation, up to 50% of installed cost. Systems larger than 6 kW may receive a higher rebate. Solar Water Heating: $6,000, up to 50% of installed cost. Program Info State Colorado Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount $1.50/watt DC ($1.00/W "hardware incentive", and $0.50/W "REC incentive") Systems larger than 6 kW may receive a different rebate amount. Solar Water Heating: $1,500 per panel Provider Holy Cross Energy

228

Cross-workplace perspectives: relating studies from hospitals to an oil and gas workplace  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This discussion paper highlights how two apparently contrasting professions - an oil and gas refinery operator and a hospital nurse - share similar properties in how they collaborate, communicate and use artifacts. We relate literature on the nursing ... Keywords: collaboration, cooperative work, oil and gas, pervasive computing, workplace study

Clint Heyer; Ingeborg Grnning

2008-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Online scheduling of pick-up and delivery tasks in hospitals  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Objective: The aim of this study was to develop an algorithm for scheduling pick-up and delivery tasks in hospitals. The number of jobs and the dynamic nature of the problem, in having jobs arriving over time, makes the use of information technology ... Keywords: Decision making, Graph theory, Operations research, Personnel staffing and scheduling, Transportation of patients

Christian Fiegl; Carsten Pontow

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Quality site seasonal report: Cherokee Indian Hospital, SFBP 4058, December 1984 through April 1985  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The active solar Domestic Hot Water (DHW) and space heating system at the Cherokee Indian Hospital was designed and constructed as part of the Solar in Federal Buildings Program (SFBP). This retrofitted system is one of eight of the systems in the SFBP selected for quality monitoring. The purpose of this monitoring effort is to document the performance of quality state-of-the-art solar systems in large federal building applications. The hospital serves the Qualla Reservation of the Cherokee Indian Tribe in Cherokee, North Carolina, near the eastern entrance to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Solar energy is used to preheat domestic hot water (the cafeteria is the principal load) and for space heating. The hospital is expected to have a normal year-round occupancy of 200 people (patients, medical and maintenance personnel) with some 2775 expected visitors per year. The drainback solar system has 320 Owens-Illinois evacuated-tube collectors with a gross area of 5517 square feet. Solar energy is stored in a 6335-gallon storage tank. Solar energy from storage is supplied to a 700-gallon DHW preheat tank through a heat exchanger in the storage tank, and directly to heat exchangers in the heating ducts. Auxiliary energy is supplied by two large oil-fired boilers. Performance of the system at the Cherokee Indian Hospital during the period December 1984 through April 1985 are reported.

Raymond, M.G.

1987-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

231

Point-to-Point Verification of Monitored Sensors at Reynolds Army Clinic and Hospital Final Report  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

A point-to-point verification of the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system of the Reynolds Army Community Hospital (RACH) in Fort Sill, Oklahoma was done by the Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) of Texas A&M University. Work began on January 12, 2004 and was completed on July 2, 2004. The facility consists of a clinic section having 212,000 sq.ft and a hospital section with 300,100 sq.ft. Both sections are contained in one building for a total of 512,000 sq.ft. The clinic section of the facility is occupied from 0700 hours 1700 hours while the hospital side operates 24/7. Verification of the facility began shortly after the completion of a $2 million upgrade of the Energy Management Control System (EMCS) by Johnson Controls from their existing 8540 pneumatic system to a direct digital control (DDC) Metasys version 12.0 system. Only the points read by the control system and used for control sequencing were verified. In the following sections of this report detailed information will be provided for the type of equipment used for the point-to-point verification and calibration, calibration tolerances for the devices requiring calibration, areas that require attention prior to calibration, and calibration procedures. The remaining sections will focus on the central plant, clinic, and hospital areas. Each section will contain individual field data for each component tested and calibrated.

Martinez, J.; Linenschmidt, S.; Turner, D.

2004-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

232

Embedding conformance checking in a process intelligence system in hospital environments  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Process intelligence is an effective means to analyze and improve business processes in companies with high degree of automation. Hospitals are also facing high pressure to be profitable with ever decreasing available funds in a stressed healthcare sector, ... Keywords: conformance checking, process modeling in healthcare, visualization and monitoring healthcare processes

Kathrin Kirchner; Nico Herzberg; Andreas Rogge-Solti; Mathias Weske

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

233

Evaluation of AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital wastes  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The purpose of this program is to expand the use of coal by utilizing CFB (circulating fluidized bed) technology to provide an environmentally safe method for disposing of waste materials. Hospitals are currently experiencing a waste management crisis. In many instances, they are no longer permitted to burn pathological and infectious wastes in incinerators. Older hospital incinerators are not capable of maintaining the stable temperatures and residence times necessary in order to completely destroy toxic substances before release into the atmosphere. In addition, the number of available landfills which can safely handle these substances is decreasing each year. The purpose of this project is to conduct necessary research investigating whether the combustion of the hospital wastes in a coal-fired circulating fluidized bed boiler will effectively destroy dioxins and other hazardous substances before release into the atmosphere. If this is proven feasible, in light of the quantity of hospital wastes generated each year, it would create a new market for coal -- possibly 50 million tons/year.

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1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

234

Healing design: a phenomenological approach to the relation of the physical setting to positive social interaction in pediatric intensive care units in the United States and Turkey  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This study examines the impact of the physical setting in the care and healing process of hospitalized children, their families, and the caregivers in two selected pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in the U.S. and Turkey. A holistic, cross-cultural, comparative, and naturalistic approach emphasized the importance of the total (i.e., physical, social, cultural, spiritual, organizational, political) environment and quality of life to health and healing. Information was gathered through qualitative methods such as participant observations, behavioral maps, in-depth interviews, and floor plan analysis. Despite some universal features of the PICU atmosphere, the value and place ascribed to pediatric critical care in Turkey and the U.S. present different worldviews. Field studies revealed social interaction as a universal healing function despite its cultural specificity stemming from socio-cultural, ethnic, economic, and religious differences between different groups. Crowding, parental absence, and over-stimulation, which stem from the lack of individual patient rooms, and organizational problems related with human resources and staffing shortage play against the critically ill child?s deep need to heal in the Turkish PICU. Despite spatial limitations, informal social interactions and cooperative relationships among caregivers, their devotion, and their ability to adapt to the existing physical and social environment enable care delivery. While staffing shortage continues to be a crucial problem in the U.S. model, specialization of labor and the systemic organization in general support care delivery, reducing the importance of informal social interactions and cooperation among caregivers. However, emphasizing the role of the family in the child?s care, social interaction is also identified as a healing function in this setting. Therefore, despite the significant role the physical setting may play in healing, social interaction is found to be more important for improving patient outcomes and the well-being of families and caregivers. The study focuses on six healing design interventions to increase the chances for positive social interaction and collaboration. These are programmatic (provisional, scale, locational), functional, ambient, symbolic, social and psychological interventions.

Ozcan, Hilal

2004-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Linking information systems for HIV care and research in Kenya  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The provision of HIV care in developing countries may involve complex and overlapping resources; including government-run facilities non-governmental organization (NGO) or international non-governmental organization (INGO) supported services and research ... Keywords: data integration, data standards, electronic medical records, hiv, interoperability, ontologies, open source software

Alicia F. Guidry; Judd L. Walson; Neil F. Abernethy

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

236

The significant screwdriver: care, domestic masculinity, and interaction design  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

HCI is increasingly recognizing its accountability to stakeholders beyond individual end users. The field now acknowledges that interaction designs participate in social formations, exerting political force whether or not designers intend them to. Inspired ... Keywords: domestic care work, feminist HCI, gender, interaction design, research through design

Shaowen Bardzell; Shad Gross; Jeffrey Wain; Austin Toombs; Jeffrey Bardzell

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

A framework for information system usage in collaborative care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Clinical information systems (CIS) can affect the quality of patient care. In this paper, we focus on CIS use in the collaborative treatment of chronic diseases. We have developed a framework to determine which CIS functions have general usefulness for ... Keywords: Collaboration, Cooperative behavior [MeSH], Information systems [MeSH], Interdisciplinary communication [MeSH], Organizational models [MeSH

David A. Dorr; Spencer S. Jones; Adam Wilcox

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

The Role of Informatics in Health Care Reform  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(such as radiation dose tracking) and quality initiatives. Key Words: Informatics; health care. ª improvements, such as the Mammography Quality Standards Act and Program, which require monitoring of radiation (3). The practice of radiology also faces increasing regulations and monitoring for quality

Rubin, Daniel L.

239

RESEARCH Open Access Choice in maternity care: associations with unit  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

RESEARCH Open Access Choice in maternity care: associations with unit supply, geographic European countries, current trends in maternity unit closures create a context in which user choice may women's choice of maternity unit. We study here how pregnant women's choices interact with the distance

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

240

Mature, Senior and Geriatric Horses: Management, Care and Use  

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Texas is home to about 1 million horses, the majority of them working horses, competitive event horses and pleasure/recreational riding horses. For owners of horses that have completed their growth, knowing how to take care of their older horses can mean the difference between horses that just survive or animals that thrive.

Martin, M. T.; Scrutchfield, W. L.; Gibbs, Pete G.; Potter, Gary D.

2005-04-18T23:59:59.000Z

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Provision of agent-based health care services  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In the last years there has been a growing interest worldwide in the application of agent technology for providing dynamic, flexible, and compound services. In this paper we report the design and implementation of a multi-agent system that provides health ... Keywords: Agents, co-ordination in multi-agent systems, data confidentiality, health care, medical ontologies, multi-agent systems, scheduling, security

Antonio Moreno; David Isern; David Snchez

2003-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Why do I need long-term care insurance? Your odds of needing long-term care services may be greater than you think. More than 2 in 5 persons over the age of 65 will require  

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of long-term care services. How expensive is long-term care? It can cost a national average of $90,155 a year for nursing home care alone.2 Long-term care insurance can help offset this cost. When people Prudential Financial Long-Term Care Cost Study, 2010. Prudential Financial Global Market Research. http

Reynolds, Albert C.

243

HST.921 / HST.922 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2007  

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This course will show how information technologies (IT) shape and redefine the health care marketplace. Students will learn how IT enhances medical care through: 1) improved economies of scale, 2) greater technical ...

Bergeron, Bryan

244

Organizing Home Care: Low-Waged Workers in the Welfare State  

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11. Burbridge, The Labor Market for Home Care Workers, 41,44; Margaret Mac- Adam, Home Care Reimbursement and EffectsBrahna Trager, Homemaker-Home Health Aide Services in the

Boris, Eileen

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Mogre, Gadh, and Chattopadhyay: Using Survey Data to Design a RFID Centric Service System for Hospitals Service Science 1(3), pp. 189-206, 2009 SSG  

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with the hospital using similar RIFD readers and by tagging their products. The data path between the blood

California at Los Angeles, University of

246

Evaluation of rule effectiveness and positive predictive value of clinical rules in a Dutch clinical decision support system in daily hospital pharmacy practice  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Introduction: Our advanced clinical decision support (CDS) system, entitled 'adverse drug event alerting system' (ADEAS), is in daily use in our hospital pharmacy. It is used by hospital pharmacists to select patients at risk of possible adverse drug ... Keywords: Adverse drug events, Clinical decision support systems, Clinical pharmacy services, Clinical rules, Evaluation studies, Hospital pharmacy services, Medication safety, Positive predictive value, Rule effectiveness, University hospitals

Mirjam K. Rommers, Julitte Zwaveling, Henk-Jan Guchelaar, Irene M. Teepe-Twiss

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

247

HIC 2001 Realising Quality Health Care * Paper reviewed according to DETYA standard 1999  

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and information systems within this environment. 1. Introduction: The popularity of home-based health care (Allen

Fitzpatrick, Geraldine

248

-Enhanced Home-Care through DITIS's Dynamic Creation and Management of Virtual Healthcare Teams  

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of Larnaca, using a patient centric philosophy, focused on home-based rather than facility-based care

Pitsillides, Andreas

249

Energy Conservation Recommendations, Implementation Costs, and Projected Paybacks for Georgia's Targeted Schools and Hospitals Conservation Program  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

During the past year the Georgia Tech Research Institute performed technical assistance studies on over 100 school and hospital buildings under a program funded by the Governor's Office of Energy Resources. This program is known as the Targeted Schools and Hospitals Program because its objective is to involve facilities which have never participated in the traditional DOE funded Institutional Conservation Program (ICP) due to economic hardships. The program was specifically directed at non-participants by providing fully funded energy surveys on qualifying facilities. The energy surveys were conducted by the Georgia Tech Research Institute under contract with the Office of Energy Resources. This paper presents results on the range of energy conservation recommendations made and the number of occurrences in the total population as well as the typical percentage energy savings. This data can be used in forecasting the expected types of recommendations and energy reduction potential for a large population of institutional buildings.

Brown, M. L.; Moore, D. M.

1988-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

250

Air Distribution Systems and Cross-Infection Risk in the Hospital Sector  

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Air Distribution Systems and Cross-Infection Risk in the Hospital Sector Air Distribution Systems and Cross-Infection Risk in the Hospital Sector Speaker(s): Peter V. Nielsen Date: November 28, 2012 - 12:00pm Location: 90-4133 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Rongxin Yin We protect ourselves from airborne cross-infection in the indoor environment by supplying fresh air to the room by natural or mechanical ventilation. The air is distributed in the room according to different principles as e.g. mixing ventilation, downward ventilation, displacement ventilation, etc. A large amount of air is supplied to the room to ensure dilution of airborne infection. The talk discusses both the macroenvironment and the microenvironment. The macroenvironment is the conditions created by the air distribution system, and the microenvironment is the conditions created by the local flow around persons in combination

251

90.1 Prototype Building Models Hospital | Building Energy Codes Program  

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Hospital Hospital The ASHRAE Standard 90.1 prototype building models were developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in support of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) Building Energy Codes Program. These prototype buildings were derived from DOE's Commercial Reference Building Models. This suite of ASHRAE Standard 90.1 prototype buildings covers all the Reference Building types except supermarket, and also adds a new building prototype representing high-rise apartment buildings.The prototype models include 16 building types in 17 climate locations for ASHRAE Standards 90.1-2004, 90.1-2007 and 90.1-2010. This combination leads to a set of 816 building models (in EnergyPlus Version 6.0). Also included is a scorecard for each prototype building. The scorecard is a spreadsheet that summarizes the

252

LED Surgical Task Lighting Scoping Study: A Hospital Energy Alliance Project  

SciTech Connect

Tungsten-halogen (halogen) lamps have traditionally been used to light surgical tasks in hospitals, even though they are in many respects ill-suited to the application due to the large percentage of radiant energy outside the visible spectrum and issues with color rendering/quality. Light-emitting diode (LED) technology offers potential for adjustable color and improved color rendition/quality, while simultaneously reducing side-effects from non-visible radiant energy. It also has the potential for significant energy savings, although this is a fairly narrow application in the larger commercial building energy use sector. Based on analysis of available products and Hospital Energy Alliance member interest, it is recommended that a product specification and field measurement procedure be developed for implementation in demonstration projects.

Tuenge, Jason R.

2011-01-17T23:59:59.000Z

253

Sonoma State Hospital, Eldridge, California, geothermal-heating system: conceptual design and economic feasibility report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Sonoma State Mental Hospital, located in Eldridge, California, is presently equipped with a central gas-fired steam system that meets the space heating, domestic hot water, and other heating needs of the hospital. This system is a major consumer of natural gas - estimated at 259,994,000 cubic feet per year under average conditions. At the 1981 unit gas rate of $0.4608 per therm, an average of $1,258,000 per year is required to operate the steam heating system. The hospital is located in an area with considerable geothermal resources as evidenced by a number of nearby hot springs resorts. A private developer is currently investigating the feasibility of utilizing geothermally heated steam to generate electricity for sale to the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The developer has proposed to sell the byproduct condensed steam to the hospital, which would use the heat energy remaining in the condensate for its own heating needs and thereby reduce the fossil fuel energy demand of the existing steam heating system. The geothermal heating system developed is capable of displacing an estimated 70 percent of the existing natural gas consumption of the steam heating system. Construction of the geothermal fluid distribution and collection system and the retrofits required within the buildings are estimated to cost $1,777,000. Annual expenses (operation and maintenance, insurance, and geothermal fluid purchase) have been estimated to be $40,380 per year in 1981 dollars. The proposed geothermal heating system could then be completely paid for in 32 months by the savings in natural gas purchases that would result.

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1982-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Circulating pump impeller: Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital, Klamath Falls, Oregon, geothermal heating system. Failure analysis report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital located in Klamath Falls, Oregon utilizes geothermal fluid pumped from its own well to provide space heat and domestic hot water. During an inspection of the heating system after a chemical cleaning of the heat exchangers, the circulating pump was dismantled to replace its seals which were found to be leaking. At that time, the impeller was found to contain many cracks. The analysis of those cracks and a scale sample removed from the impeller is presented. (MHR)

Mitchell, D.A.; Ellis, P.F.

1979-11-30T23:59:59.000Z

255

Using mobile health to support the chronic care model: developing an institutional initiative  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Self-management support and team-based care are essential elements of the Chronic Care Model but are often limited by staff availability and reimbursement. Mobile phones are a promising platform for improving chronic care but there are few examples of ...

Shantanu Nundy, Jonathan J. Dick, Anna P. Goddu, Patrick Hogan, Chen-Yuan E. Lu, Marla C. Solomon, Arnell Bussie, Marshall H. Chin, Monica E. Peek

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Commercial Reference Building: Outpatient Health Care | OpenEI  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Outpatient Health Care Outpatient Health Care Dataset Summary Description Commercial reference buildings provide complete descriptions for whole building energy analysis using EnergyPlus simulation software. Included here is data pertaining to the reference building type Outpatient Health Care for each of the 16 climate zones, and each of three construction categories: new construction, post-1980 construction existing buildings, pre-1980 construction existing buildings.The dataset includes four key components: building summary, zone summary, location summary and a picture. Building summary includes details about: form, fabric, and HVAC. Zone summary includes details such as: area, volume, lighting, and occupants for all types of zones in the building. Location summary includes key building information as it pertains to each climate zone, including: fabric and HVAC details, utility costs, energy end use, and peak energy demand.In total, DOE developed 16 reference building types that represent approximately 70% of commercial buildings in the U.S.; for each type, building models are available for each of the three construction categories. The commercial reference buildings (formerly known as commercial building benchmark models) were developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in conjunction with three of its national laboratories.Additional data is available directly from DOE's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) Website, including EnergyPlus software input files (.idf) and results of the EnergyPlus simulations (.html).

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Enthalpy Wheels Come of Age: Applying Energy Recovery Ventilation to Hospitality Venues in Hot, Humid Climate  

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Energy recovery ventilation systems, including rotary heat exchangers or enthalpy wheels, utilize mature technologies that are routinely applied in commercial buildings. Energy recovery is particularly important in buildings with significant outdoor air intake requirements and has recently become widely accepted in applications such as schools and theatres. Hospitality applications including restaurants, bars, casinos and similar settings also stand to benefit from application of the technology, however, there is a lack of experience and therefore of accepted guidance in these applications. Furthermore, the unique challenges inherent in the variety of hospitality venues may limit appropriate use of the technology. Applying energy recovery ventilation to hospitality venues in hot, humid climates need not be complex. This paper proposes guidelines that can facilitate application of the technology by specifiers or other construction professionals. These guidelines address evaluation of typical projects for the suitability of energy recovery, selection of appropriate energy recovery ventilation technology, and criteria for successful application of enthalpy wheels. Examples of applications developed for different mechanical systems and building types are provided. The literature describing the opportunities and limitations associated with enthalpy wheels is summarized and referenced. Installation, operation, and maintenance insights are presented, derived from the body of industry experience with enthalpy wheels.

Wellford, B. W.

2000-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

258

Hospitality Committee  

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Library Information Library Information If you live on-site and would like to receive a Longwood Library card, you may go to the BNL Research Library, Bldg 477 to pick up an application. You must show your BNL ID badge at the desk. If you live in Mt. Sinai, Sound Beach, Miller Place, or Rocky Point, you are able to choose your library depending on your address. i.e. Miller Place residents can choose Comsewogue or Port Jefferson Village; Longwood Schools use Longwood Library; Mastics/Moriches/Shirley use the Shirley Library. You must bring proof of address to obtain a library card. All of the libraries have wonderful children/family/career/and other adult programs that are normally free or low cost. Local Libraries Address Telephone Baiting Hollow Free Library 4 Warner Drive

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Hospitality Committee  

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Family Safety Family Safety BNL requires that you OBEY ALL SIGNS & POSTING. Failure to do so may result in disciplinary action or dismissal. IF YOU DO NOT BELONG IN AN AREA, DO NOT ENTER, DO NOT TOUCH, KEEP OUT!! Emergency Telephone Numbers Emergency - Dial 2222 or 911 from a Laboratory telephone if someone is experiencing an emergency health concern. Emergency from pay phones or cell phones, dial 631-344-2222 BNL Information Hotline - 344-INFO (4636) check for delayed openings due to inclement weather Poison Control - 1-800-222-1222 Non-emergency: BERA/Recreation/Quality of Life Office, Ext. 5090 BNL Clinic: Ext. 3670 National Safety Council: www.nsc.org American Red Cross: www.redcross.org Proper Way to Sneeze Apartment Residents Upon sounding of the BNL site sirens, residents of the apartment area shall proceed indoors, close all windows and doors, and await further instructions from the Fire Dept or the Local Emergency Coordinator (LEC). The front entrance of the housing units displays the building manager and emergency contacts.

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Composition and production rate of pharmaceutical and chemical waste from Xanthi General Hospital in Greece  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer We studied pharmaceutical and chemical waste production in a Greek hospital. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Pharmaceutical waste comprised 3.9% w/w of total hazardous medical waste. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Unit production rate for total pharmaceutical waste was 12.4 {+-} 3.90 g/patient/d. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Chemical waste comprised 1.8% w/w of total hazardous medical waste. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Unit production rate for total chemical waste was 5.8 {+-} 2.2 g/patient/d. - Abstract: The objective of this work was to determine the composition and production rates of pharmaceutical and chemical waste produced by Xanthi General Hospital in Greece (XGH). This information is important to design and cost management systems for pharmaceutical and chemical waste, for safety and health considerations and for assessing environmental impact. A total of 233 kg pharmaceutical and 110 kg chemical waste was collected, manually separated and weighed over a period of five working weeks. The total production of pharmaceutical waste comprised 3.9% w/w of the total hazardous medical waste produced by the hospital. Total pharmaceutical waste was classified in three categories, vial waste comprising 51.1%, syringe waste with 11.4% and intravenous therapy (IV) waste with 37.5% w/w of the total. Vial pharmaceutical waste only was further classified in six major categories: antibiotics, digestive system drugs, analgesics, hormones, circulatory system drugs and 'other'. Production data below are presented as average (standard deviation in parenthesis). The unit production rates for total pharmaceutical waste for the hospital were 12.4 (3.90) g/patient/d and 24.6 (7.48) g/bed/d. The respective unit production rates were: (1) for vial waste 6.4 (1.6) g/patient/d and 13 (2.6) g/bed/d, (2) for syringe waste 1.4 (0.4) g/patient/d and 2.8 (0.8) g/bed/d and (3) for IV waste 4.6 (3.0) g/patient/d and 9.2 (5.9) g/bed/d. Total chemical waste was classified in four categories, chemical reagents comprising 18.2%, solvents with 52.3%, dyes and tracers with 18.2% and solid waste with 11.4% w/w of the total. The total production of chemical waste comprised 1.8% w/w of the total hazardous medical waste produced by the hospital. Thus, the sum of pharmaceutical and chemical waste was 5.7% w/w of the total hazardous medical waste produced by the hospital. The unit production rates for total chemical waste for the hospital were 5.8 (2.2) g/patient/d and 1.1 (0.4) g/exam/d. The respective unit production rates were: (1) for reagents 1.7 (2.4) g/patient/d and 0.3 (0.4) g/examination/d, (2) for solvents 248 (127) g/patient/d and 192 (101) g/examination/d, (3) for dyes and tracers 4.7 (1.4) g/patient/d and 2.5 (0.9) g/examination/d and (4) for solid waste 54 (28) g/patient/d and 42 (22) g/examination/d.

Voudrias, Evangelos, E-mail: voudrias@env.duth.gr [Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, GR-671 00 Xanthi (Greece); Goudakou, Lambrini; Kermenidou, Marianthi; Softa, Aikaterini [Department of Environmental Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, GR-671 00 Xanthi (Greece)

2012-07-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program  

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Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) Holy Cross Energy - WE CARE Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Coloado) < Back Eligibility Residential Savings Category Home Weatherization Commercial Weatherization Appliances & Electronics Commercial Lighting Lighting Heating & Cooling Commercial Heating & Cooling Program Info State Colorado Program Type Utility Rebate Program Rebate Amount Varies by measure or equipment type; see program web site Provider Holy Cross Energy Holy Cross Energy, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, has developed a voluntary carbon reduction strategy designed to slow the growth of carbon dioxide emissions created in the generation of electricity used by consumers. Eligible equipment includes CFL and LED bulbs, programmable

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Geothermal heating project at St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota. Final report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota, with the assistance of the US Department of Energy, drilled a 2176 ft well into the Madison Aquifer ot secure 108/sup 0/F artesian flow water at 385 gpm (475 psig shut-in pressure). The objective was to provide heat for domestic hot water and to space heat 163,768 sq. ft. Cost savings for the first three years were significant and, with the exception of a shutdown to replace some corroded pipe, the system has operated reliably and continuously for the last four years.

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1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Geothermal heating project at St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota. Final report  

SciTech Connect

St. Mary's Hospital, Pierre, South Dakota, with the assistance of the US Department of Energy, drilled a 2176 ft well into the Madison Aquifer ot secure 108/sup 0/F artesian flow water at 385 gpm (475 psig shut-in pressure). The objective was to provide heat for domestic hot water and to space heat 163,768 sq. ft. Cost savings for the first three years were significant and, with the exception of a shutdown to replace some corroded pipe, the system has operated reliably and continuously for the last four years.

1984-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

264

Radiation Therapy After Breast-Conserving Surgery: Does Hospital Surgical Volume Matter? A Population-Based Study in Taiwan  

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Purpose: To examine the association between hospital surgical volume and the use of radiation therapy (RT) after breast-conserving surgery (BCS) in Taiwan. Methods and Materials: We used claims data from the National Health Insurance program in Taiwan (1997-2005) in this retrospective population-based study. We identified patients with breast cancer, receipt of BCS, use of radiation, and the factors that could potentially associated with the use of RT from enrollment records, and the ICD-9 and billing codes in claims. We conducted logistic regression to examine factors associated with RT use after BCS, and performed subgroup analyses to examine whether the association differs by medical center status or hospital volumes. Results: Among 5,094 patients with newly diagnosed invasive breast cancer who underwent BCS, the rate of RT was significantly lower in low-volume hospitals (74% vs. 82%, p < 0.01). Patients treated in low-volume hospitals were less likely to receive RT after BCS (odds ratio = 0.72, 95% confidence interval = 0.62-0.83). In addition, patients treated after the implementation of the voluntary pay-for-performance policy in 2001 were more likely to receive RT (odds ratio = 1.23; 95% confidence interval = 1.05-1.45). Subgroup analyses indicated that the high-volume effect was limited to hospitals accredited as non-medical centers, and that the effect of the pay-for-performance policy was most pronounced among low-volume hospitals. Conclusions: Using population-based data from Taiwan, our study concluded that hospital surgical volume and pay-for-performance policy are positively associated with RT use after BCS.

Chien, Chun-Ru [Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States); Department of Radiation Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, and School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan (China); Pan, I-Wen [Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States); Tsai, Yi-Wen [Center of Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan (China); Institute of Health and Welfare Policy, National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (China); Tsai, Teressa [Center of Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Miaoli County, Taiwan (China); Liang, Ji-An [Department of Radiation Oncology, China Medical University Hospital, and School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan (China); Buchholz, Thomas A. [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States); Shih, Ya-Chen Tina, E-mail: yashih@mdanderson.org [Section of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, Division of Quantitative Sciences, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX (United States)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

265

TFC-0004 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES | Department of Energy  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES 4 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES TFC-0004 - In the Matter of Tri-Valley CARES Tri-Valley CARES filed an Appeal from a determination that the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) issued on June 2, 2010. In that determination, NNSA denied in part a request for information that Tri-Valley CARES had submitted on September 8, 2008, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. § 552. NNSA withheld information that was responsive to the request after it determined that the information was protected from mandatory disclosure under two provisions of the FOIA. This Appeal, if granted, would require the DOE to release the portions of those documents responsive to Tri-Valley CARES's request that were withheld from disclosure due to their classified nature. The FOIA

266

AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital waste. Quarterly report, August--October 1995  

SciTech Connect

The project objective is to design, construct, install provide operator training and start-up a circulating fluidized bed combustion system at the Lebanon Pennsylvania Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center. This unit will co-fire coal and hospital waste providing lower cost steam for heating and possibly cooling (absorption chiller) and operation of a steam turbine-generator for limited power generation. This would permit full capacity operation of the FBC year round in spite of the VA laundry that was shut down as well as efficient destruction of both general and infectious hospital waste and steam generation. The State permitting process required for construction will be completed in early November to allow installation and construction to be completed. Operating permits will be obtained after construction has been completed. A request for proposal for stack sampling and biospore tests was released to four (4) vendors in mid-October. The proposals shall be reviewed during November and the stack sampler will be selected. Funding was approved as of August 1, 1995. Construction and installation resumed on August 21, 1995 at the LVAMC. Construction and installation continues and will be completed by late December 1995.

Stuart, J.M.

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Torbett-Hutchings-Smith Memorial Hospital geothermal-system demonstration at Marlin, Texas. Final design report  

SciTech Connect

The final design and economics of the Torbett-Hutchings-Smith (THS) Memorial Hospital geothermal heating system at Marlin, Texas are outlined. A brief description of the existing heating system, an overview of the geothermal retrofit, and the results of an economic analysis are included. It is estimated that the geothermal heating system will displace approximately 84 percent of the hospital's average annual natural gas consumption. In summer conditions, approximately 45 gpm of geothermal fluid will be utilized at a wellhead temperature of 139/sup 0/F. In peak demand winter conditions, approximately 160 gpm will be utilized at a wellhead temperature of 148/sup 0/F. The geothermal fluid temperature drop across the system will range from about 5/sup 0/F in summer to over 45/sup 0/F during winter. Total capital costs for the system are estimated to be $673,000, including the production well, a geothermal equipment room, engineering and architectural costs, and all equipment. The average annual natural gas savings are expected to be $28,200 while average annual operating and maintenance costs are estimated to be $7750. A before tax life cycle economic analysis of the THS system shows the breakeven period (BEP) of 29 years falling slightly below the 30 year expected life. This BEP is significantly influenced by the developmental nature of this project and by its lack of tax incentives.

1980-09-17T23:59:59.000Z

268

Risk associated with hospital rooms contaminated with 131I by patients being treated for thyroid carcinoma  

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Iodine-131 contamination is known to be present in hospital rooms that are used to confine patients being treated with quantities of 1311 in excess of 1. 1 GBq. These activities of 13 'I are used as a post-surgical follow-up procedure to a thyroidectomy as a means of treating thyroid cancer. Previous studies have indicated the extent of contamination in hospital rooms being used during these procedures. However, contamination has not been related to risk. This paper quantifies the risk in terms of effective dose equivalent to members of the public and personnel from 1311 contamination when only minimal precautions are taken to contain the contamination during the 1311 thyroid cancer treatment procedure. Total Effective Dose Equivalent (TEDE) calculations using the NRC published dose models for surface contamination results in public exposures of less than 2.7 uSv per patient and personnel exposures of less than 2.1 uSv yr-1. Maximum TEDE to the public considering the detectable limits of portable area survey equipment indicated a worst case exposure of 340 uSv per patient. As a result, conservative protective measures utilized by many institutions, such a lining the room with plastic, appear not to be warranted.

Jones, David Maurice

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Summary of Information and Resources Related to Energy Use in Healthcare Facilities - Version 1  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This document presents the results of a review of publicly available information on energy use in health care facilities. The information contained in this document and in the sources cited herein provides the background and context for efforts to reduce energy use and costs in health care. Recognizing the breadth and diversity of relevant information, the author acknowledges that the report is likely not comprehensive. It is intended only to present a broad picture of what is currently known about health care energy use. This review was conducted as part of a 'High Performance Health Care Buildings' research study funded by the California Energy Commission. The study was motivated by the recognition that health care facilities collectively account for a substantial fraction of total commercial building energy use, due in large part to the very high energy intensity of hospitals and other inpatient care facilities. The goal of the study was to develop a roadmap of research, development and deployment (RD&D) needs for the health care industry. In addition to this information review, the road map development process included interviews with industry experts and a full-day workshop at LBNL in March 2009. This report is described as 'Version 1' with the intent that it will be expanded and updated as part of an ongoing LBNL program in healthcare energy efficiency. The document is being released in this form with the hope that it can assist others in finding and accessing the resources described within.

Singer, Brett C.; Coughlin, Jennifer L.; Mathew, Paul A.

2009-09-08T23:59:59.000Z

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Property:Building/FloorAreaSchoolsChildDayCare | Open Energy...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Number. Floor area for Schools, including child day-care centres Pages using the property "Building...

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Limited availability of psoriasis and phototherapy care: An analysis of advertisements  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Limited availability of psoriasis and phototherapy care: Aninsight into the availability of dermatology services. Thea decrease in the availability of medical dermatological

Hancox, John G; Balkrishnan, Rajesh; Battle, Jamila; Housman, Tamara Salam; Jr, Alan B Fleischer; Feldman, Steven R

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 20 Latest Trends  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 20 Latest Trends Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents AOCS Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 20 Latest Trends from ...

273

Child and adolescent functional assessment scale : predicting foster care placement outcomes.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??This study explored whether the Child and Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale (CAFAS) scores of children in the care of Family and Children's Services of Renfrew (more)

Grenier, Jennifer.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 18 Quality Assurance  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 18 Quality Assurance Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 18 Quality Assurance from ...

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 12 Manufacturing Process  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 12 Manufacturing Process Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 12 Manufacturing Process from

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 15 Storage Tests  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 15 Storage Tests Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of Chapter 15 Storage Tests from ...

277

Implementing CalWORKs Support Services: Child Care in Los Angeles County  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

with Dependent Children (AFDC), an entitlement programexempt care. Using data on AFDC recipients in California, Iaddress this need within the AFDC population. Unfortunately,

Ball Cuthbertson, Brenda

1999-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Online Health Information Impacts Patients Decisions to Seek Emergency Department Care  

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15 Western Journal of Emergency Medicine Volume XII, no .Patients Decisions to Seek Emergency Department Care AliUniversity, Department of Emergency Medicine, Washington, DC

Pourmand, Ali; Sikka, Neal

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Microsoft Word - CARES 2010.Science Plan.doc  

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7 7 CARES: Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study Science Plan May 2010 RA Zaveri Principal Investigator WJ Shaw DJ Cziczo DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the U.S. Government. Neither the United States nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or

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A multi-criteria assessment of scenarios on thermal processing of infectious hospital wastes: A case study for Central Macedonia  

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In Greece more than 14,000 tonnes of infectious hospital waste are produced yearly; a significant part of it is still mismanaged. Only one off-site licensed incineration facility for hospital wastes is in operation, with the remaining of the market covered by various hydroclave and autoclave units, whereas numerous problems are still generally encountered regarding waste segregation, collection, transportation and management, as well as often excessive entailed costs. Everyday practices still include dumping the majority of solid hospital waste into household disposal sites and landfills after sterilization, still largely without any preceding recycling and separation steps. Discussed in the present paper are the implemented and future treatment practices of infectious hospital wastes in Central Macedonia; produced quantities are reviewed, actual treatment costs are addressed critically, whereas the overall situation in Greece is discussed. Moreover, thermal treatment processes that could be applied for the treatment of infectious hospital wastes in the region are assessed via the multi-criteria decision method Analytic Hierarchy Process. Furthermore, a sensitivity analysis was performed and the analysis demonstrated that a centralized autoclave or hydroclave plant near Thessaloniki is the best performing option, depending however on the selection and weighing of criteria of the multi-criteria process. Moreover the study found that a common treatment option for the treatment of all infectious hospital wastes produced in the Region of Central Macedonia, could offer cost and environmental benefits. In general the multi-criteria decision method, as well as the conclusions and remarks of this study can be used as a basis for future planning and anticipation of the needs for investments in the area of medical waste management.

Karagiannidis, A. [Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 483, GR-54124 Thessaloniki (Greece); Papageorgiou, A., E-mail: apapa@auth.g [Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 483, GR-54124 Thessaloniki (Greece); Perkoulidis, G. [Laboratory of Heat Transfer and Environmental Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Box 483, GR-54124 Thessaloniki (Greece); Sanida, G. [3rd Health Region Administration (Macedonia), 16 Aristotelous Str, GR-54623 Thessaloniki (Greece); Samaras, P. [Technological Education Institution of West Macedonia, Department of Pollution Control Technologies, 50100 Kozani (Greece)

2010-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

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AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital waste. Quarterly progress report, August 1--October 31, 1996  

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The project objective is to design, construct, install, provide operator training and start-up a circulating fluidized bed combustion system at the Lebanon Pennsylvania Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center. This unit will co-fire coal and hospital waste providing lower cost steam for heating and possibly cooling (absorption chiller) and operation of a steam turbine-generator for limited power generation while providing efficient destruction of both general and infectious hospital waste. The steam generated as follows: (1) Steam = 20,000 lb/hr, (2) Temperature = 353 F (saturated), (3) Pressure = 125 psig, and (4) Steam quality = {approximately}98.5%.

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1997-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

282

Access and Use of Information by Primary Health Care Providers in Rural Uganda: A Qualitative Approach  

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This article summarises findings from a qualitative study conducted in rural Uganda, East Africa. The main aim of the study was to investigate the accessibility and use of health information in the lower echelons of Primary Health Care PHC. Women, as ... Keywords: Information Activities in Rural Africa, Information Behaviour, Information Models, Information Use, Primary Health Care, Value of Information, Women

Maria G. N. Musoke

2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

283

Effect of Practitioner Self-Care and Anxiety on Relationships within the Context of Organizational Change  

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This paper reviews the literature and suggests a causal model of the relationships between practitioner anxiety and effective caring practitioner-patient and practitioner-practitioner relationships within the context of organizational change through ... Keywords: Anxiety, Electronic Health Record, Health Information Technology, Healthcare System Implementation, Organizational Change, Organizational Culture, Patient Relationships, Practitioner Relationships, Relationship-centered Care

Sharie L. Falan; Juanita Manning-Walsh

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

284

Building Evalution Tools to Assess the Usability of Primary Care Clinics  

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Primary care clinics play a vital role in the US healthcare system, providing preventative and cost-effective care. New trends in healthcare such as the development of the medical home model for care, the application of electronic medical records (EMRs), the effort to increase access to care, and the need to adhere to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) will have direct impacts on the work flow and spatial delineation of primary care clinics. To ensure the success of primary care practices, the architectural design of primary care clinics needs to address these changes to satisfy both patients and staff, and to improve efficiency and outcomes of care. There is limited literature on the design usability (efficiency, effectiveness, and user satisfaction) of primary care clinics. This study developed a set of building usability evaluation tools to collect, analyze and interpret the usability of a primary care facility. The study used previous literature as well as a case study primary care clinic in Maryland as a basis to develop these tools. In the clinic, data were collected through an initial interview with the head nurse, a forty-hour behavioral observation, and a staff survey. A behavioral observation tool and a survey questionnaire were developed for the data collection. For data analysis, JMP Pro 9 software was used to analyze the data collected through behavioral observation and the staff survey. The literature review developed a Building Usability Framework specifically for healthcare design. A data analysis tool, the Usability Matrix was created to integrate and understand the analyzed data within the Building Usability Framework. Integrating the analyzed data from the case study within the Usability Matrix, a primary care clinic usability evaluation survey was developed at the end of the study. This survey along with the behavioral observation tool and design analysis tools were compiled together to produce the Building Usability Evaluation Tool-Kit for Primary Care Clinics. This tool-kit can be used by architects and researchers interested in designing and analyzing usable primary care clinics.

Hussain, Tahseen 1986-

2012-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' | National Nuclear Security  

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employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' | National Nuclear Security employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' | National Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure Continuing Management Reform Countering Nuclear Terrorism About Us Our Programs Our History Who We Are Our Leadership Our Locations Budget Our Operations Media Room Congressional Testimony Fact Sheets Newsletters Press Releases Speeches Events Social Media Video Gallery Photo Gallery NNSA Archive Federal Employment Apply for Our Jobs Our Jobs Working at NNSA Blog Home > NNSA Blog > SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' Posted By Office of Public Affairs SRS employees devote time to 'Days of Caring' Dozens of Savannah River Site employees recently spent time off

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) www.princetonhcs.org A University Hospital Affiliate of UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School  

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Continuing Medical Education (CME) www.princetonhcs.org A University Hospital Affiliate of UMDNJ ­ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School The Office of Continuing Medical Education presents the Department shall be able to: 1. Review the history of medical marijuana advocacy and legislation in New Jersey. 2

Rowley, Clarence W.

287

The optimal approach for parameter settings based on adjustable contracting capacity for the hospital supply chain logistics system  

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This paper establishes a simulation model for the supply chain of the hospital logistic system (SCHLS) based on the dynamic Taguchi method. The model derives optimal factor level combinations in the SCHLS setting when establishing adjustable contracting ... Keywords: Genetic algorithm (GA), Neural network (NN), Supply chain (SC), Taguchi method

Hung-Chang Liao; Hsu-Hwa Chang

2011-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital wastes. Technical report, January 1989--August 1990  

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The purpose of this program is to expand the use of coal by utilizing CFB (circulating fluidized bed) technology to provide an environmentally safe method for disposing of waste materials. Hospitals are currently experiencing a waste management crisis. In many instances, they are no longer permitted to burn pathological and infectious wastes in incinerators. Older hospital incinerators are not capable of maintaining the stable temperatures and residence times necessary in order to completely destroy toxic substances before release into the atmosphere. In addition, the number of available landfills which can safely handle these substances is decreasing each year. The purpose of this project is to conduct necessary research investigating whether the combustion of the hospital wastes in a coal-fired circulating fluidized bed boiler will effectively destroy dioxins and other hazardous substances before release into the atmosphere. If this is proven feasible, in light of the quantity of hospital wastes generated each year, it would create a new market for coal -- possibly 50 million tons/year.

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1991-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Employing post-DEA Cross-evaluation and Cluster Analysis in a Sample of Greek NHS Hospitals  

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To increase Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) discrimination of efficient Decision Making Units (DMUs), by complementing "self-evaluated" efficiencies with "peer-evaluated" cross-efficiencies and, based on these results, to classify the DMUs using cluster ... Keywords: Benchmarking, Cluster analysis, Cross-efficiency, Data envelopment analysis, Hospital

Angeliki Flokou; Nick Kontodimopoulos; Dimitris Niakas

2011-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Penbook: bringing pen+paper interaction to a tablet device to facilitate paper-based workflows in the hospital domain  

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In many contexts, pen and paper are the ideal option for collecting information despite the pervasiveness of mobile devices. Reasons include the unconstrained nature of sketching or handwriting, as well as the tactility of moving a pen over a paper that ... Keywords: hospital, multi-display device, pen input, projection

Christian Winkler; Julian Seifert; Christian Reinartz; Pascal Krahmer; Enrico Rukzio

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

291

A Bayesian Network Model for the Diagnosis of the Caring Procedure for Wheelchair Users with Spinal Injury  

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This paper describes a probabilistic causal model for the caring procedure to be followed on wheelchair users with spinal injury. Uncertainty in the caring procedure arises mostly from incomplete information about patient findings (i.e. the signs and ...

Maria Athanasiou; Jonathan Y. Clark

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microbial Degradation and Humification of the Lawn Care Pesticide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid during the Composting of Yard Trimmings  

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Microbial degradation and humification of the lawn care pesticide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid during the composting of yard trimmings.

F C Michel; C A Reddy; L J Forney; Frederick C. Michel; C. Adinarayana Reddy; Larry J. Forney

1995-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

293

Agenda Setting And The Role Of Leadership In National Health Care Reform During The Early 1990s  

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Health care reform was the dominant issue on the political agenda during the early 1990s. Few issues

Kang, Michael S,

2006-01-05T23:59:59.000Z

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The objective of this study was to explore the role of videophone technology in enhancing the distant care-  

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; thus, it is essential to explore and evaluate their use with long-term care residents and their distantThe objective of this study was to explore the role of videophone technology in enhancing the distant care- giving experience of and communication between residents of a long-term care facility

He, Zhihai "Henry"

295

External Beam Radiotherapy for Colon Cancer: Patterns of Care  

SciTech Connect

Purpose: Despite its common and well characterized use in other gastrointestinal malignancies, little is known about radiotherapy (RT) use in nonmetastatic colon cancer in the United States. To address the paucity of data regarding RT use in colon cancer management, we examined the RT patterns of care in this patient population. Methods and Materials: Patients with nonmetastatic colon cancer, diagnosed between 1988 and 2005, were identified in the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) database. Univariate and multivariate methods were used to identify factors associated with RT use. Results: On univariate analysis, tumor location, age, sex, race, T stage, N stage, and geographic location were each associated with differences in RT use (all p < 0.01). In general, younger patients, male patients, and patients with more advanced disease were more likely to receive RT. On multivariate analysis, tumor location, age, gender, T and N stage, time of diagnosis and geographic location were significantly associated with RT use (all p < 0.001). Race, however, was not associated with RT use. On multivariate analysis, patients diagnosed in 1988 were 2.5 times more likely to receive RT than those diagnosed in 2005 (p = 0.001). Temporal changes in RT use reflect a responsiveness to evolving evidence related to the therapeutic benefits of adjuvant RT. Conclusions: External beam RT is infrequently used for colon cancer, and its use varies according to patient and tumor characteristics. RT use has declined markedly since the late 1980s; however, it continues to be used for nonmetastatic disease in a highly individualized manner.

Dunn, Emily F., E-mail: dunn@humonc.wisc.ed [Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (United States); Kozak, Kevin R. [Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI (United States); Moody, John S. [Division of Radiation Oncology, Moses Cone Regional Cancer Center, Greensboro, NC (United States)

2010-04-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Three-year Evaluation of Pre-employment Screening for Tuberculosis (TB) and Post-exposure Compliance with Therapy for Latent TB Infection Among Healthcare Workers Working in A Tertiary Care Hospital in Saudi Arabia.  

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??Background: Controlling tuberculosis (TB) among occupationally exposed healthcare workers (HCWs) is challenged by limited documentation of pre- employment tuberculin skin test (TST) screening and the (more)

Kentenyants, Karine

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

297

Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

4 4 Energy Benchmarks for Newly Constructed Hospitals, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) Miami 1A Houston 2A Phoenix 2B Atlanta 3A Los Angeles 3B Las Vegas 3B San Francisco 3C Baltimore 4A Albuquerque 4B Seattle 4C Chicago 5A Boulder 5B Minneapolis 6A Helena 6B Duluth 7 Fairbanks 8 Note(s): Source(s): 89.1 25.2 3.9 13.5 Commercial building energy benchmarks are based off of the current stock of commercial buildings and reflect 2004 ASHRAE 90.1 Climate Zones. They are designed to provide a consistent baseline to compare building performance in energy-use simulations. The benchmark building had 241,263 square feet and 5 floors. Benchmark interior lighting energy = 16.36 thousand Btu/SF. Interior equipment energy consumption = 15.15 thousand Btu/SF. Ventilation includes energy used by fans and heat rejection systems.

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An indoor radon survey of the X-ray rooms of Mexico City hospitals  

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This paper presents the results of measurements of indoor radon concentrations in the X-ray rooms of a selection of hospitals in the metropolitan area of Mexico City. The metropolitan area of Mexico City is Mexico's largest metropolitan area by population; the number of patients requiring the use of X-rays is also the highest. An understanding of indoor radon concentrations in X-ray rooms is necessary for the estimation of the radiological risk to which patients, radiologists and medical technicians are exposed. The indoor radon concentrations were monitored for a period of six months using nuclear track detectors (NTD) consisting of a closed-end cup system with CR-39 (Lantrack Registered-Sign ) polycarbonate as detector material. The indoor radon concentrations were found to be between 75 and 170 Bq m{sup -3}, below the USEPA-recommended indoor radon action level for working places of 400 Bq m{sup -3}. It is hoped that the results of this study will contribute to the establishment of recommended action levels by the Mexican regulatory authorities responsible for nuclear safety.

Juarez, Faustino [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Instituto Literario No. 100. Estado de Mexico, 50000, Mexico. Instituto de Geofisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito (Mexico); Reyes, Pedro G. [Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Instituto Literario No. 100. Estado de Mexico, 50000 (Mexico); Espinosa, Guillermo [Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Circuito Exterior Ciudad Universitaria, Mexico D.F. Cp.04510 (Mexico)

2013-07-03T23:59:59.000Z

299

The Epidemiology of Multiple Sclerosis in Scotland: Inferences from Hospital Admissions  

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Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder with a highly characteristic disease distribution. Prevalence and incidence in general increase with increasing distance from the equator. Similarly the female to male sex ratio increases with increasing latitude. Multiple possible risk factors have been hypothesised for this epidemiological trend, including human leukocyte antigen allele frequencies, ultraviolet exposure and subsequent vitamin D levels, smoking and Epstein-Barr virus. In this study we undertook a study of medical records across Scotland on an NHS health board level of resolution to examine the epidemiology of MS in this region. Methods and Results: We calculated the number and rate of patient-linked hospital admissions throughout Scotland between 1997 and 2009 from the Scottish Morbidity Records. We used weighted-regression to examine correlations between these measures of MS, and latitude and smoking prevalence. We found a highly significant relationship between MS patient-linked admissions and latitude (r weighted by standard error (r sw) = 0.75, p = 0.002). There was no significant relationship between smoking prevalence and MS patient-linked admissions. Discussion: There is a definite latitudinal effect on MS risk across Scotland, arising primarily from an excess of female MS patients at more Northerly latitudes. Whether this is a true gradient or whether a threshold effect may apply at particular

Adam E. H; Lynne Jarvis; Ryan Mclaughlin; Anastasia Fries; George C. Ebers; Sreeram V

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Talking about living and dying with the oldest old: public involvement in a study on end of life care in care homes.  

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required by many health care Goodman et al. BMC Palliative Care 2011, 10:20 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1472-684X/10/20 Page 2 of 7 facilities for researchers in the UK). They received an annual honorarium, study related expenses and financial support... to the study itself. This approach encouraged residents unfamiliar with a group discussion format to react to statements and to talk about the research openly, possibly because they were discussing their involvement with a third party. PIRg members were...

Goodman, Claire; Mathie, Elspeth; Cowe, Marion; Mendoza, Alex; Westwood, Daphne; Munday, Diane; Wilson, Patricia M; Crang, Clare; Froggatt, Katherine; Iliffe, Steve; Manthorpe, Jill; Gage, Heather; Barclay, Stephen

2011-11-23T23:59:59.000Z

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Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

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Interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry have identified a range of broadly-felt critical problems. This document synthesizes these problems and places them in the context of work and ...

Harrington, Mona

302

Workforce Issues in the Greater Boston Health Care Industry: Implications for Work and Family  

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This working paper synthesizes critical problems identified by interviews with more than 40 leaders in the Boston area health care industry and places them in the context of work and family issues. At ...

Harrington, Mona

2004-12-10T23:59:59.000Z

303

Save Some Green--Grass AND Dollars--with These Lawn Care Tips | Department  

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Save Some Green--Grass AND Dollars--with These Lawn Care Tips Save Some Green--Grass AND Dollars--with These Lawn Care Tips Save Some Green--Grass AND Dollars--with These Lawn Care Tips August 3, 2009 - 10:38am Addthis Chris Stewart Senior Communicator at DOE's National Renewable Energy Laboratory Especially for home owners who have automatic sprinkler systems, it's easy to forget that regular summer watering uses a tremendous amount of water and can contribute to higher than necessary water bills. Consider these easy tips for saving money and water when caring for your lawn: Water only when your lawn needs it. The rule of thumb is that your lawn needs one inch of water per week. If you walk across your lawn and leave footprints, it's time to water. Or you can use a screwdriver as a probe to test soil moisture. If it goes in easily, don't water.

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Expanded Eligibility, Drop-in Care, and Improved Nutrition Program at Child  

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Expanded Eligibility, Drop-in Care, and Expanded Eligibility, Drop-in Care, and Improved Nutrition Program at Child Development Center The Lab's Child Development Center (CDC) provides Brookhaven Science Associates (BSA) employees a top-rated and convenient onsite childcare option. Now the CDC is announcing three new program changes and improvements for BSA families. 1. Expanded Eligibility: The CDC is opening its doors to the nieces, nephews, and grandchildren of BSA employees. Spots are available for most age groups. Contact the CDC at Ext. 7416 or email brookhaven@brighthorizons.com to arrange a tour. 2. Drop-in Care: A totally new program at the CDC. The drop-in care program allows families to access high-quality childcare on an as-needed basis for

305

Health Travels: Cuban Health(care) On and Off the Island  

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California Press. (2008) Oil for doctors: Cuban medicalmarketeers offering eggs or oil no longer available in theand Kirk 2007). The care for oil dilemma posed by Cubas

Burke, Nancy

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HST.921 / HST.923 Information Technology in the Health Care System of the Future, Spring 2003  

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The healthcare system in the US has been in the midst of a rapid transition in response to changing trends and patterns of care. The growing emphasis on evidence-based medical practice, continuous quality improvement, ...

Locke, Steven E. (Steven Elliot)

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Solar water-heating system refurbishments: Ingham County Geriatric Medical Care Facility. Final technical report  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The step-by-step procedure for the refurbishment project for the medical care facility is detailed. The Wyle Laboratories' solar collector test report is included in the apendix.

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1983-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Organizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health Maintenance Organization  

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organizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthorganizational accommodations affecting access to and utilization of healthOrganizational Factors Impacting Implementation of Culturally Competent Care Modules in a Large Health

Koh, Karen Leanne

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

309

Towards the formalization of guidelines care actions using patterns and semantic web technologies  

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Computer Interpretable Guidelines (CIG) have largely contributed to the simplification and dissemination of clinical guidelines. However, the formalization of CIG contents, especially care actions, is still an open issue. Actually, this information, ... Keywords: CIG, natural language processing, ontologies, semantic web

Cdric Pruski; Rodrigo Bonacin; Marcos Da Silveira

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 7 Other Hard Surfaces  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 7 Other Hard Surfaces Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents AOCS 9CE4DE402B3089F3925D609F04945DF5 Press Downloadable pdf of

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Robust parameter extraction for decision support using multimodal intensive care data  

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Digital information flow within the intensive care unit (ICU) continues to grow, with advances in technology and computational biology. Recent developments in the integration and archiving of these data have resulted in ...

Clifford, Gari D.

312

ORISE Resources: Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care...  

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Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Oncology (EPEC(tm)-O) Of the more than 1.4 million Americans who will be diagnosed with cancer this year, many will fight the...

313

Detecting hazardous intensive care patient episodes using real-time mortality models  

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The modern intensive care unit (ICU) has become a complex, expensive, data-intensive environment. Caregivers maintain an overall assessment of their patients based on important observations and trends. If an advanced ...

Hug, Caleb W. (Caleb Wayne)

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Detecting Hazardous Intensive Care Patient Episodes Using Real-time Mortality Models  

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The modern intensive care unit (ICU) has become a complex, expensive, data-intensive environment. Caregivers maintain an overall assessment of their patients based on important observations and trends. If an advanced ...

Hug, Caleb

2009-08-26T23:59:59.000Z

315

Single-use lancet and capillary loading mechanism for complete blood count point of care device  

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As part of the development of a point of care complete blood count device, I designed a single use lancet integrated with a blood collection mechanism and interface and successfully tested a prototype. High speed video was ...

Zimmerman, Julia C

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 11 Product Performance Evaluation  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 11 Product Performance Evaluation Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents AOCS C40438897CE3EDE1D489B325B910F465 Press Downloadable pd

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 6 Hand and Machine Dishwashing Products  

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 6 Hand and Machine Dishwashing Products Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents Press Downloadable pdf of\tChapter 6 Hand and Machine

318

The education of youths placed in out-of-home care.  

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??The typical educational profile of a youth placed in out-of-home care was developed, and the needs of these students were compared to a variety of (more)

Murphy, Jenifer

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Patients providing the answers: narrowing the gap in data quality for emergency care  

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Objective The authors examined the validity of documentation produced during paediatric emergency care to determine if a patient-driven health information technology called ParentLink produced higher-quality data than ...

Porter, Stephen Calder

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NEWTON's Veterinary Science References  

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Hospital Association presents HealthlyPet.com which gives detailed information about dog care, cat care, referral hospitals, and other resources. Is a link broken? Please let...

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Intermediate photovoltaic system application experiment operational performance report. Volume 5. For G. N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Kauai, Hawaii for September 1982  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

Presented are the data accumulated during September 1982 at the intermediate photovoltaic project at G.N. Wilcox Memorial Hospital, Kauai, Hawaii. Generated energy and environmental (weather) data are presented graphically. Explanations of irregularities not attributable to weather are provided.

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1983-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

322

Examiner Application Guide  

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... 6114 Business Schools and Computer and Management Training 6115 ... Care Services 622 Hospitals 623 Nursing and Residential Care Facilities ...

2012-10-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Buildings Energy Data Book: 3.8 Hospitals and Medical Facilities  

Buildings Energy Data Book (EERE)

3 3 Energy Benchmarks for Existing Hospitals, by Selected City and End-Use (thousand Btu per square foot) IECC Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Post Pre Miami 1A 34.6 40.7 88.9 85.4 1.8 1.8 20.0 21.0 Houston 2A 42.1 48.0 89.5 86.9 2.2 2.1 19.6 20.8 Phoenix 2B 42.2 48.6 82.1 80.2 2.0 1.9 20.7 21.9 Atlanta 3A 45.8 53.9 83.7 82.1 2.5 2.5 19.0 20.6 Los Angeles 3B 45.4 46.9 75.4 71.0 2.5 2.4 18.5 18.8 Las Vegas 3B 40.9 48.0 69.5 69.0 2.2 2.2 18.5 21.2 San Francisco 3C 49.2 52.8 66.5 64.1 2.8 2.7 17.1 18.0 Baltimore 4A 49.0 60.3 79.8 79.7 2.8 2.7 18.2 19.8 Albuquerque 4B 36.2 42.6 56.1 55.4 2.8 2.7 18.7 20.1 Seattle 4C 50.5 61.2 65.4 64.6 3.0 2.9 17.5 18.6 Chicago 5A 52.5 55.9 67.3 64.0 3.1 3.0 17.8 18.0 Boulder 5B 39.1 41.1 52.6 50.1 3.0 3.0 18.1 18.2 Minneapolis 6A 55.7 60.5 59.7 56.9 3.3 3.2 17.3 17.5 Helena 6B 45.5 49.4 48.4 46.0 3.3 3.2 17.3 17.4 Duluth 7 59.8 64.0 50.6 47.2 3.6 3.5 16.9 16.5 Fairbanks 8 86.9 91.1

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Confidentiality Concerns Raised by DNA-Based Tests in the Market-Driven Managed Care Setting  

SciTech Connect

In a policy climate where incentives to cherry pick are minimized, Managed Care Organizations can implement practices that safeguard medical privacy to the extent that data is protected from falling into the hands of third parties who could misuse it to discriminate. To the extent that these practices have been codified into the regulatory Network of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Consumers may be able to rest easy about their genetic data being revealed to third parties who may discriminate. However, there are limitations to the use of policy instruments to prevent the discrimination of an entire genre of clients by market driven managed care organizations. Policy measures, to assure that knowledge of genetic conditions and their future costs would not be used by market driven managed care organizations to implement institutional policies and products that would implicitly discriminate against a genre of clients with genetic conditions, present difficulties.

Kotval, Jeroo S.

2006-07-28T23:59:59.000Z

325

Preventing Absenteeism and Promoting Resilience Among Health Care Workers In Biological Emergencies  

SciTech Connect

The ability to ensure adequate numbers of medical staff represents a crucial part of the medical response to any disaster. However, healthcare worker absenteeism during disasters, especially in the event of an attack of biological terrorism or an epidemic such as pandemic influenza, is a serious concern. Though a significant rate of absenteeism is often included as a baseline assumption in emergency planning, published reports on strategies to minimize absenteeism are comparatively few. This report documents interviews with managers and emergency response planners at hospitals and public health agencies and reviews existing survey data on healthcare worker absenteeism and studies of disasters to glean lessons about the needs of healthcare workers during those disasters. Based on this research, expected rates of absenteeism and individual determinants of absenteeism are presented along with recommendations of steps that hospitals, emergency medical services departments, public health organizations, and government agencies can take to meet the needs of healthcare workers and minimize absenteeism during a biological event.

Lesperance, Ann M.; Miller, James S.

2009-05-08T23:59:59.000Z

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THE DIFFUSION OF VOLUNTARY INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT STANDARDS: RESPONSIBLE CARE, ISO 9000 and ISO 14001 IN THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the Costa Rican Hotel Industry." Social & Natural Resourcesand Michael Lenox. 2000. "Industry Self-Regulation withoutSanctions: The Chemical Industry's Responsible Care

Delmas, Magali A; Montiel, Ivan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

327

Medical Records in the Greater Los Angeles State Veterans Home: A Unique Opportunity to Improve Quality of Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Health Care System British Medical Journal (December 2003):are individual clinics within VA medical center departments6, 2006 Sharpe, Charles C. Medical Records Review and

Allison Townsend; Galena Kolchugina

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Life beyond infection : home-based pastoral care to people with HIV-positive status within a context of poverty.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??The basic premise of this study is that the congregation is the key to providing homebased pastoral care support to HIV-positive people in poor contexts. (more)

Magezi, Vhumani

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Student Health Services Student Health Services provides students with on-campus health care. We are an appointment-  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Student Health Services @ Student Health Services provides students with on-campus health care. We & Immunizations Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing Laboratory Services Physiotherapy Massage Therapy 519

Sinnamon, Gordon J.

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AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital waste. Quarterly progress report, November 1, 1994--January 31, 1995  

DOE Green Energy (OSTI)

The project objective is to design, construct, install, and start-up a circulating fluidized bed combustion system at the Lebanon, Pennsylvania Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center. The unit will co-fire coal and hospital waste providing inexpensive and efficient destruction of both general and infectious medical waste and steam generation. Progress to date on several tasks is described. These are: Task 1.A-1.D, Design; Equipment purchase and fabrication; Installation; and Shredder system verification. Other tasks to be undertaken are: Start-up; Obtaining permits; Procuring coal, limestone and ash disposal contracts; and Conducting on-year test program. Project costs are enumerated.

Stuart, J.M.

1995-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Identifying patients in target customer segments using a two-stage clustering-classification approach: A hospital-based assessment  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Identifying patients in a Target Customer Segment (TCS) is important to determine the demand for, and to appropriately allocate resources for, health care services. The purpose of this study is to propose a two-stage clustering-classification model through ... Keywords: Customer relationship management (CRM), K-means clustering algorithm, Recency-Frequency-Monetary (RFM) analysis model, Rough set theory (RST), Target customer segment (TCS)

You-Shyang Chen; Ching-Hsue Cheng; Chien-Jung Lai; Cheng-Yi Hsu; Han-Jhou Syu

2012-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

AFBC co-firing of coal and hospital waste. Quarterly progress report, May 1--July 31, 1995  

SciTech Connect

The project objective is to design, construct, install, provide operator training and start-up a circulating fluidized bed combustion system at the Lebanon, Pennsylvania Veteran`s Affairs Medical Center. This unit will co-fire coal and hospital waste providing lower cost steam for heating and possibly cooling (absorption chiller) and operation of a steam turbine-generator for limited power generation. This would permit full capacity operation of the FBC year round in spite of the VA laundry that was shut down as well as efficient destruction of both general and infectious hospital waste and steam generation. On February 3, 1995 Donlee notified Lebanon VA and DOE-METC that additional funding would be required to complete the project. This funding, in the amount of $1,140,127, is needed to complete the facility, start-up and shakedown the facility, perform the test program and write the final report. After review DOE-METC approved funding in the amount of $1,246,019 to be available August 1, 1995. This report describes each task of the project and its status.

Stuart, J.M.

1995-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Urinary trichloroacetic acid levels and semen quality: A hospital-based cross-sectional study in Wuhan, China  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Toxicological studies indicate an association between exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) and impaired male reproductive health in animals. However, epidemiological evidence in humans is still limited. We conducted a hospital-based cross-sectional study to investigate the effect of exposure to DBPs on semen quality in humans. Between May 2008 and July 2008, we recruited 418 male partners in sub-fertile couples seeking infertility medical instruction or assisted reproduction services from the Tongji Hospital in Wuhan, China. Major semen parameters analyzed included sperm concentration, motility, and morphology. Exposure to DBPs was estimated by their urinary creatinine-adjusted trichloroacetic (TCAA) concentrations that were measured with the gas chromatography/electron capture detection method. We used linear regression to assess the relationship between exposure to DBPs and semen quality. According to the World Health Organization criteria (health in Chinese populations still warrants further investigations. - Research highlights: {yields} No association between DBPs exposure and semen quality was found. {yields} Effects of DBPs exposure on male reproductive health need further investigations. {yields} Intra-individual variability of urinary TCAA should be considered in the future.

Xie, Shao-Hua [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China) [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China); The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); Li, Yu-Feng [Reproductive Medicine Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China)] [Reproductive Medicine Center, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); Tan, Yin-Feng [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China) [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China); The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); Zheng, Dan [The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China) [The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); Institute of Environmental Medicine, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); Liu, Ai-Lin; Xie, Hong [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China) [Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No. 13 Hangkong Road, 430030 Wuhan (China); The Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan (China); and others

2011-02-15T23:59:59.000Z

334

PHS Philadelphia LandCare Program Managed by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

.10 annual Cost per square foot $ 0.01 visit / $ 0.14 annual Clean and Green Treatment (Stabilization) Cost per parcel $ 1,329.62 Cost per square foot $ 0.99 Community LandCare (7 visits) Cost per parcel $ 22.50 visit / $ 155.00 annual Cost per square foot $ 0.015 visit / $ .10 annual #12;"Valuing the Conversion

335

CareVis: Integrated visualization of computerized protocols and temporal patient data  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Objective: Currently, visualization support for patient data analysis is mostly limited to the representation of directly measured data. Contextual information on performed treatment steps is an important source to find reasons and explanations for certain ... Keywords: Clinical guidelines, Information visualization, Patient data, Protocol-based care, Temporal uncertainties, Treatment plans, User-centered design

Wolfgang Aigner; Silvia Miksch

2006-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

336

RFID-based human behavior modeling and anomaly detection for elderly care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

This research aimed at building an intelligent system that can detect abnormal behavior for the elderly at home. Active RFID tags can be deployed at home to help collect daily movement data of the elderly who carries an RFID reader. When the reader detects ... Keywords: RFID, anomaly detection, behavior modeling, clustering, elderly care

Hui-Huang Hsu; Chien-Chen Chen

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

337

Graduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read this information carefully  

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in Massachusetts. It is your responsibility to carefully evaluate your insurance plan for adequacy before reportingGraduate Health Insurance Selection/Reporting Information and Directions Please read Insurance Plan (QSHIP) or to report your comparable health insurance coverage. All full time and ¾ time

Snider, Barry B.

338

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 3 Detergent Powders, Bars, Pastes, and Tablets  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 3 Detergent Powders, Bars, Pastes, and Tablets Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents AOCS Press 31AE8E3D42D3E14DDBA41DE5FCD66625 AOCS Press

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Mobile Medicine: semantic computing management for health care applications on desktop and mobile devices  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many health care situations, powerful mobile tools may help to make decisions and provide support for continuous education and training. They can be useful in emergency conditions and for the supervised application of protocols and procedures. To ... Keywords: Automated production, Content distribution, Cross media content, DRM, Mobile Medicine, Semantic computing, iphone, mpeg-21, pda

Pierfrancesco Bellini; Ivan Bruno; Daniele Cenni; Alice Fuzier; Paolo Nesi; Michela Paolucci

2012-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

340

A wireless platform for fall and mobility monitoring in health care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In this paper a new platform for monitoring of mobility in health care is presented. The platform was designed with a primary aim at monitoring of mobility and fall incidents in elderly people and is part of a wider system that uses web interfaces to ... Keywords: fall sensing, mobility monitoring, wireless communications

Pepijn van de Ven; Alan Bourke; John Nelson; Gearid Laighin

2008-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Formulating Detergents and Personal Care ProductsChapter 17 Consumer Testing  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Formulating Detergents and Personal Care Products Chapter 17 Consumer Testing Surfactants and Detergents eChapters Surfactants - Detergents AOCS FB280C5EE30E8C007D8BB3059AD25C79 Press Downloadable pdf of C

342

Developing a drug library for smart pumps in a pediatric intensive care unit  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Background: The most serious medication errors occur during intravenous administration. The potential consequences are more serious the more critical and younger the patient. Smart pumps can help to prevent infusion-related programming errors, thanks ... Keywords: Drug library, Intravenous administration, Pediatric critical care, Smart pumps

Silvia Manrique-Rodrguez; Amelia Snchez-Galindo; Cecilia M. Fernndez-Llamazares; Jess Lpez-Herce; Isabel Garca-Lpez; ngel Carrillo-lvarez; Mara Sanjuro-Sez

2012-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Nuclear Databases: National Resource Nuclear databases consists of carefully organized scientific  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Nuclear Databases: National Resource Nuclear databases consists of carefully organized scientific information that has been gathered over 50 years of low-energy nuclear physics research worldwide. These powerful databases have enormous value and they represent a genuine national resource. Six core nuclear

Homes, Christopher C.

344

Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES), g1-aircraft, sedlacek sp2  

DOE Data Explorer (OSTI)

The primary objective of the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) in 2010 was to investigate the evolution of carbonaceous aerosols of different types and their optical and hygroscopic properties in central California, with a focus on the Sacramento urban plume.

Art Sedlacek

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Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES), g1-aircraft, sedlacek sp2  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The primary objective of the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) in 2010 was to investigate the evolution of carbonaceous aerosols of different types and their optical and hygroscopic properties in central California, with a focus on the Sacramento urban plume.

Art Sedlacek

2011-08-30T23:59:59.000Z

346

An ontology-based personalization of health-care knowledge to support clinical decisions for chronically ill patients  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Chronically ill patients are complex health care cases that require the coordinated interaction of multiple professionals. A correct intervention of these sort of patients entails the accurate analysis of the conditions of each concrete patient and the ... Keywords: Health care personalization, Medical decision support systems, Ontologies

David RiaO; Francis Real; Joan Albert LPez-Vallverd; Fabio Campana; Sara Ercolani; Patrizia Mecocci; Roberta Annicchiarico; Carlo Caltagirone

2012-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Planning and decision making about the future care of older group home residents and transition to residential  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

to residential aged carejir_1297 1..13 C. Bigby,1 B. Bowers2 & R. Webber3 1 School of SocialWork and Social residents and the decisions made that a move to residential aged care was necessary. Methods Grounded to a residential aged care facility was neces- sary were made in haste and seen as a fait accompli to involved

Wisconsin at Madison, University of

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A fuzzy multi-criteria group decision making framework for evaluating health-care waste disposal alternatives  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Nowadays, as in all other organizations, the amount of waste generated in the health-care institutions is rising due to their extent of service. Medical waste management is a common problem of developing countries including Turkey, which are becoming ... Keywords: Fuzzy integral, Group decision making, Health-care waste management, Multi-criteria decision making, OWA

Mehtap Dursun; E. Ertugrul Karsak; Melis Almula Karadayi

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Information technology to support improved care for chronic illness. Journal of general internal medicine, 22 Suppl 3(0):425 430  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

BACKGROUND: In populations with chronic illness, outcomes improve with the use of care models that integrate clinical information, evidence-based treatments, and proactive management of care. Health information technology is believed to be critical for efficient implementation of these chronic care models. Health care organizations have implemented information technologies, such as electronic medical records, to varying degrees. However, considerable uncertainty remains regarding the relative impact of specific informatics technologies on chronic illness care. OBJECTIVE: To summarize knowledge and increase expert consensus regarding informatics components that support improvement in chronic illness care. Design: A systematic review of the literature was performed. Use

Er S. Young; Edmund Chaney; Rebecca Shoai; Mary K. Goldstein

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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NREL Technical Reports Guide the Way to 50% Energy Savings in Hospitals, Office Buildings (Fact Sheet), NREL Highlights, Research & Development, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

existing technologies, designers and operators of large existing technologies, designers and operators of large buildings could slash national energy use across a broad range of climates. Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have developed two technical reports that provide recommendations to help designers and opera- tors of large office buildings and hospitals achieve at least a 50% energy savings using existing technology. Strategies for 50% Energy Savings in Large Office Buildings found that a 50% energy savings can be realized in both low- and high-rise office buildings in a broad range of U.S. climates. Large Hospital 50% Energy Savings details how energy savings from 50.6% to 61.3% can be attained in large hospitals across all eight U.S. climate zones. To reach these energy efficiency

351

Social media marketing in the hospitality industry: The role of benefits in increasing brand community participation and the impact of participation on consumer trust and commitment toward hotel and restaurant brands.  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

??Online community is an effective tool for building the relationship with consumers. Many hospitality firms (i.e., hotels and restaurants) have utilized online communities a new (more)

Kang, Juhee

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Genomic medicine in primary care: Texas physicians' adoption of an innovation  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

New applications of genomic medicine stemming from the Human Genome Project are predicted to become routine components of primary care. Primary care physicians (PCPs) will increasingly become responsible for screening patients for inherited diseases, recommending genetic testing, and making referrals to genetic services. Clinical applications of genomic medicine will occur at a variable pace. Characteristics of an innovation such as genomic medicine are strong indicators of its potential for adoption. The purpose of this study is to assess whether (and to what extent) physicians' perceptions of genomic medicine as an innovation influence their likelihood of adopting this innovation into primary care. The study's sample consists of 400 primary care physicians in Texas and employs a survey design. Based on Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations Theory, the perceived characteristics of genomic medicine - Relative Advantage, Compatibility, Complexity, Trialability, and Observability - are the study's independent/predictor variables. Likelihood of PCPs Adopting Genomic Medicine is the dependent variable. The nature of the social system (private or group practice) is examined as a possible moderator variable. The study suggests that Texas PCPs who are likely to adopt genomic medicine strongly perceive its clinical uses (such as genetic testing for carrier status or susceptibility to common diseases, testing an embryo for genetic disorders before it is implanted, and supplementing a family history) to be highly advantageous. For half of the PCPs, genetic services such as genetic counseling and genetic testing are not compatible with current practice. Perceived complexity of the innovation is the strongest predictor of likelihood of PCPs adopting genomic medicine. Many PCPs find it difficult to stay updated on genomic medicine and locate genetic services. Although Texas PCPs feel genomic medicine can be gradually incorporated into primary care practice, most are not presently observing their colleagues adopting genomic medicine or assisting their patients to make decisions regarding genetic services. Future efforts to advance the use of genomic medicine in primary care will require more emphasis on genetics in medical school curriculum and continuing education programs. Links with specialists trained in genetic counseling and health education will be essential to translate relevant information to patients and families.

Suther, Sandra Gayle

2003-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Using discrete event simulation to compare the performance of family health unit and primary health care centre organizational models in Portugal  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Background: Recent reforms in Portugal aimed at strengthening the role of the primary care system, in order to improve the quality of the health care system. Since 2006 new policies aiming to change the organization, ...

Fialho, Andre S.

354

DOE/EA-1445; Construction of a Child-Care Facility (September 2002)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

CHILD CARE FACILITY CHILD CARE FACILITY AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ACTION: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONS!) SUMMARY: The DOE has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA), DOE/EA-1445, to analyze the potential environmental consequences of a facility construction effort at the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, campus of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Within the existing NETL site, the DOE would construct aI-story, approximately 8,600 ft2 building to provide childcare housing for a maximum of 90 children. Based on the analysis in the EA, the DOE has detennined that the proposed action is not a major Federal action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment within the meaning of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969,42 United States Code 4321 et seq.

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STATE OF INTERNATIONAL EM Emergency care in India: the building blocks  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Background The Republic of India, the worlds most populous democracy, has struggled with establishing Emergency Medical Care. However, with the recent recognition of Emergency Medicine as a formal specialty in medical training, there has been renewed vigor in the developments in the field. Method and Results We outline here the building blocks of the health care system in India, and the contribution each has made and is capable of making to the growth of emergency medical services. We also provide an account of the current situation of emergency medicine education in the country. Conclusions As we trace the development and status of emergency medicine in India, we offer insight into the current state of the field, what the future holds for the emergency medical community, and how we can get there.

Imron Subhan; Anunaya Jain; I. Subhan; A. Jain

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Factors causing variation between the LEED final and pilot checklists in green health-care projects  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

Among most of the LEED registered and LEED certified health-care facilities, there is a credit variation between the LEED pilot checklist and the final checklist. The credit variation between the LEED pilot and final checklists implies failure in achieving the pre-defined green objectives. Most of the credits were given up due to financial reasons. Although most of the credits in the LEED credit list emerge as design issues, accomplishing a LEED rating is primarily the owner??s responsibility. In order to minimize the variation between the LEED pilot checklist and LEED approved checklist, the owner needs to conduct significant project planning. The owner should integrate the LEED objectives early in the project and should include the cost of the LEED process in the capital budget. Since there are limited LEED certified health-care projects, adoption of the systems approach for planning and developing a green health-care facility using the IDEF0 method is recommended. The IDEF0 method can produce an outcome array which represents the matrix of all possible circumstances. This will give the owner and the project team the ability to better forecast cost and schedule decisions, even when there is a lack of historical data relating to green health-care projects. The approach will be beneficial in analyzing the various outcomes, cost, and feasibility of projects in terms of integrating LEED objectives early on. This could minimize the credit variation, as well as cost and schedule overruns during the project execution stage. Adequately defining the full development process upfront is vital to the overall success of any project, especially for green buildings, since they are a developing trend in the construction industry.

Tyagi, Priyanka

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

357

A consensus support model based on linguistic information for the initial-self assessment of the EFQM in health care organizations  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The improvement of the quality of the services is one of the primary sources of competitive advantage in health care organizations. As customers typically search for higher quality of care when choosing treatments, health plans and providers, the health ... Keywords: Consensus, EFQM, Group decision making, Health care organizations, Linguistic modeling

J. M. Moreno-Rodr?Guez; F. J. Cabrerizo; I. J. PRez; M. A. Mart?Nez

2013-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Exploring the Effect of mHealth Technologies on Communication and Information Sharing in a Pediatric Critical Care Unit: A Case Study  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Communication and information sharing is an important aspect of healthcare information technology and mHealth management. A main requirement in the quality of patient care is the ability of all health care participants to communicate. Research illustrates ... Keywords: Health Care Technology, Information Technology, Management of Technology, Professional Communication, Technology Assessment, eHealth, mHealth

Rocci Luppicini; Victoria Aceti

2011-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

Implementing Scanned Medical Record Systems in Australia: A Structured Case Study on Envisioned Changes to Elective Admissions Process in a Victorian Hospital  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In recent years, influenced by the pervasive power of technology, standards and mandates, Australian hospitals have begun exploring digital forms of keeping this record. The main rationale is the ease of accessing different data sources at the same time ... Keywords: Australia, Change Management, Elective Admission Process, Electronic Health Records, Process Redesign, Scanned Medical Records, Victoria

Elise McAuley, Chandana Unnithan, Sofie Karamzalis

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demonstration of Meaningful Use and Data Collection Hospital-based Eligible Professionals P a g e | 3Interaction with Other Programse-Prescribing References  

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modification or addition to CMS in accordance with the discussion in II.A.2.c. of this proposed rule. EP/Eligible Hospital Objective: Protect electronic health information maintained using certified EHR technology through the implementation of appropriate technical capabilities. EP/Eligible Hospital Measure: Conduct or review a security risk analysis in accordance with the requirements under 45 CFR 164.308(a)(1) and implement security updates as necessary. The capability to protect electronic health information maintained using certified EHR technology is included in the certification standards for certified EHR technology (to be defined by ONC in its upcoming interim final rule). Meaningful use seeks to ensure that those capabilities are utilized. While certified EHR technology provides tools for protecting health information, it is not a full protection solution. Processes and possibly tools outside the scope of certified EHR technology are required. Therefore, for the Stage 1 criteria of meaningful use we propose that EPs and eligible hospitals conduct or review a security risk analysis of certified EHR technology and implement updates as necessary at least once prior to the end of the EHR reporting period and attest to that conduct or review. The testing could occur prior to the beginning of the EHR reporting period. This is to ensure that the certified EHR technology is playing its role in the overall strategy of the EP or eligible hospital in protecting health information. TABLE 2STAGE 1

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2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Wardropper, J. (2006) "Hospitals Built by the Owners of Industry, For Their Workers, in Great Britain 1840-1950". Rosetta 1: 22-30 http://www.rosetta.bham.ac.uk/Issue_01/Wardropper.htm  

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the work force. Hospitals identified, in Great Britain, were associated with mineral mining; the coal from the Company coal mines, brick works and foundry, and their injuries included crushed hands industry. It was found that the following industries often had hospitals for their workers: mining, civil

Miall, Chris

362

WE?C?P?618?01: Radiological Awareness Training for First Responders and Health Care Providers  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

The Washington State Department of Health's Division of Environmental Health has been actively involved in providing radiological training for a broad spectrum of first responders and health care providers since 2003

J Adair

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Politics, jobs and workforce development : the role of workforce intermediaries in building career pathways within Boston's health care industry  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This research study examines the role that workforce intermediaries within Boston play in creating career pathways for economically disadvantaged, under-skilled residents in the local health care industry. Using a case ...

Hutson, Malo

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

The Impact of Minimum Quality Standards on Firm Entry, Exit and Product Quality: The Case of the Child Care Market  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

care establishments in a zip code. # Establishments / #11,404] Accreditation Rate N # of zip codes Table 5: Summarypopulation Census, a typical zip code covers a radius of 3

Hotz, V. Joseph; Xiao, Mo

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Home Health and Hospice Care Agencies by Organizational Characteristics and Services Provided: United States, 2007  

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ObjectiveThis report presents national estimates of the organizational characteristics of home health and hospice care agencies in 2007. Comparisons of organizational characteristics and provision of selected services are made by agency type. A comparison of selected characteristics between 1996 and 2007 is also provided to highlight changes that have occurred leading to the current composition of the home health and hospice care sector. MethodsEstimates are based on data collected on agencies from the 1996,

Eunice Y. Park-lee, Ph.D.; Frederic H. Decker, Ph.D.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Dual Role of IT-Assisted Communication in Patient Care: A Validated Structure-Process-Outcome Framework  

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Despite the fact that about 90 percent of information transactions in hospitals are communications between patients, doctors, nurses, and other staff, little research has addressed the role that information technology IT plays in improving the efficiency ... Keywords: Business Value Of It, Health Information Technology, Operational It, Strategic It, Structure-Process-Outcome

Corey Angst; Sarv Devaraj; John D'Arcy

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Assessment of medical waste management at a primary health-care center in Sao Paulo, Brazil  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Assessment of medical waste management at health-care center before/after intervention. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Qualitative and quantitative results of medical waste management plan are presented. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Adjustments to comply with regulation were adopted and reduction of waste was observed. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer The method applied could be useful for similar establishments. - Abstract: According to the Brazilian law, implementation of a Medical Waste Management Plan (MWMP) in health-care units is mandatory, but as far as we know evaluation of such implementation has not taken place yet. The purpose of the present study is to evaluate the improvements deriving from the implementation of a MWMP in a Primary Health-care Center (PHC) located in the city of Sao Paulo, Brazil. The method proposed for evaluation compares the first situation prevailing at this PHC with the situation 1 year after implementation of the MWMP, thus allowing verification of the evolution of the PHC performance. For prior and post-diagnosis, the method was based on: (1) application of a tool (check list) which considered all legal requirements in force; (2) quantification of solid waste subdivided into three categories: infectious waste and sharp devices, recyclable materials and non-recyclable waste; and (3) identification of non-conformity practices. Lack of knowledge on the pertinent legislation by health workers has contributed to non-conformity instances. The legal requirements in force in Brazil today gave origin to a tool (check list) which was utilized in the management of medical waste at the health-care unit studied. This tool resulted into an adequate and simple instrument, required a low investment, allowed collecting data to feed indicators and also conquered the participation of the unit whole staff. Several non-conformities identified in the first diagnosis could be corrected by the instrument utilized. Total waste generation increased 9.8%, but it was possible to reduce the volume of non-recyclable materials (11%) and increase the volume of recyclable materials (4%). It was also possible to segregate organic waste (7%), which was forwarded for production of compost. The rate of infectious waste generation in critical areas decreased from 0.021 to 0.018 kg/procedure. Many improvements have been observed, and now the PHC complies with most of legal requirements, offers periodic training and better biosafety conditions to workers, has reduced the volume of waste sent to sanitary landfills, and has introduced indicators for monitoring its own performance. This evaluation method might subsidize the creation and evaluation of medical waste management plans in similar heath institutions.

Moreira, A.M.M., E-mail: anamariainforme@hotmail.com [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil); Guenther, W.M.R. [Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Doutor Arnaldo 715, Sao Paulo 01246-904 (Brazil)

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Program Director/Principal Investigator (Last, First, Middle): BUDGET FOR ENTIRE PROPOSED PROJECT PERIOD  

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PROJECT PERIOD DIRECT COSTS ONLY BUDGET CATEGORY TOTALS INITIAL BUDGET PERIOD (from Form Page 4) 2nd organization only. CONSULTANT COSTS EQUIPMENT SUPPLIES TRAVEL INPATIENT CARE COSTS OUTPATIENT CARE COSTS ALTERATIONS AND RENOVATIONS OTHER EXPENSES DIRECT CONSORTIUM/ CONTRACTUAL COSTS SUBTOTAL DIRECT COSTS (Sum

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NOTE: This list was prepared as a courtesy to assist students in finding local dentists who are: accepting new patients, accept Delta Dental, have hygiene services and are available for emergency care.  

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: accepting new patients, accept Delta Dental, have hygiene services and are available for emergency care

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The efficacy of wearing barrier cream under gloves in health care oroviders  

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regulations has resulted in increased hand skin problems in health care providers (HCPs).2@6 Hand skin problems related to wearing gloves include red, chapped skin; non-specific irritant dermatitis; and allergic reactions to rubber products, cornstarch powder, or production chemicals (inhibitors, accelerators, crosslinkers) in gloves. This experimental longitudinal study examined the effects of an intervention (applying barrier cream before donning gloves) to reduce hand skin problems in glove-wearing HCPS. The hypotheses of this study were: (1) HCPs who wear barrier cream under their gloves will experience a decrease in hand skin problems and (2) HCPs who wear barrier cream under their gloves will report an improvement in perceived skin condition. Using self-report questionnaires, data were collected on demographic information, glove usage, and hand condition. Information on incidence and severity of hand skin problems, perceived hand skin condition, gloving practices, and hand care routines, including use of the barrier cream in the intervention group, was requested every three weeks after enrollment, until the subject had been in the study for a total of twelve weeks. Both the control group (n=34) and intervention group (n=40) showed a statistically significant decrease in the incidence of hand skin problems; however, there were no significant differences between groups. Intervention subjects who completed 12 weeks of the study showed a statistically significant improvement in their perceived hand skin condition, but the improvement in perceived hand skin condition was not statistically significant in the 6 week subjects.

Lambden, Jennifer Lyn

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Baseline avian use and behavior at the CARES wind plant site, Klickitat County, Washington  

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This report presents a literature review on avian-wind turbine interactions and the results of a one-year avian baseline study conducted in 1998 at the proposed Conservation and Renewable Energy System (CARES) wind development site in Klickitat County, Washington. Avian use of the site ranged from 1.11/survey in the winter to 5.69/survey in the spring. Average use by passerines in the study plots ranged from 1.15 minutes/survey in the winter to 40.98 minutes/survey in the spring. Raptors spent much less time within plots than other groups, ranging from 0.05 minutes/survey in the winter to 0.77 minutes/survey during the fall. Thirteen percent of all flying birds were within the rotor-swept height (25 to 75 m); 41.6% of all raptors were flying at this height. Raptors with the greatest potential turbine exposure are red-tailed hawks and golden eagles. Passerines with the highest turbine exposure are common ravens, American robins, and horned larks. Spatial use data for the site indicate that avian use tends to be concentrated near the rim, indicating that placing turbines away from the rim may reduce risk. Avian use data at the CARES site indicate that if a wind plant is constructed in the future, avian mortality would likely be relatively low.

Erickson, W.P.; Johnson, G.D.; Strickland, M.D.; Kronner, K.; Becker, P.S.; Orloff, S.

2000-01-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Valuing Good Health in Vermont: The Costs and Benefits of Earned Health Care Time  

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Policymakers across the country are increasingly interested in ensuring that workers can earn paid time off to use when they are sick. In addition to concerns about workers ability to respond to their own health needs, there is growing recognition that, with so many dual-earner and single-parent families, family members health needs also sometimes require workers to take time off from their job. Allowing workers with contagious illness to avoid unnecessary contact with co-workers and customers has important public health benefits. Earned health care time also protects workers from being disciplined or fired when they are too sick to work, helps families and communities economically by preventing lost income due to illness, and offers savings to employers by reducing turnover and minimizing absenteeism. Legislators in Vermont are considering Bill H.208, An Act Relating to Absence from Work for Health Care and Safety. Using the parameters of the proposed legislation and publicly available data, the Institute for Womens Policy Research (IWPR) estimates the anticipated costs and some of the anticipated benefits of the law for employers providing new leave, as well as some of the benefits for employees. The briefing paper uses data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease

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Hospital Energy Benchmarking Guidance  

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of metrics, a high-level protocol is provided. The next section presents draft benchmarks for some metrics; benchmarks are not available for many metrics owing to a lack of...

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Hompage, Hospitality Committee  

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BNL Home BNL: Departments | Science | ESS&H | Newsroom | Administration | Visitors | Directory search Go Find People Site Details Homepage Calendar of Events BNL Resources Library...

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Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital  

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... Using Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) to identify opportunities to ... uses the results, which are segmented by job classifications and work ...

2011-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE/EA-1445: Environmental Assessment for the Construction of a Child-Care Facility (September 2002)  

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5 5 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT For the Construction of a Child-Care Facility United States Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory September 2002 DOE/EA-1445 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT For the Construction of a Child-Care Facility United States Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory September 2002 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Cover Sheet Proposed Action: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to construct a child-care facility at the National Energy Technology Laboratory's (NETL's) Pittsburgh site in South Park Township, Allegheny County, PA. The proposed facility would be constructed on previously disturbed parcels of Federal property that were previously developed during the mid-1970's for installation of coal

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Matched-Pair Comparison of Radioembolization Plus Best Supportive Care Versus Best Supportive Care Alone for Chemotherapy Refractory Liver-Dominant Colorectal Metastases  

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Purpose: This study was designed to evaluate overall survival after radioembolization or best supportive care (BSC) in patients with chemotherapy-refractory liver-dominant metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC). Methods: This was a matched-pair comparison of patients who received radioembolization plus BSC or BSC alone for extensive liver disease. Twenty-nine patients who received radioembolization were retrospectively matched with a contemporary cohort of >500 patients who received BSC from 3 centers in Germany. Using clinical databases, patients were initially matched for prior treatments and tumor burden and then 29 patients were consecutively identified with two or more of four matching criteria: synchronous/metachronous metastases, tumor burden, increased ALP, and/or CEA >200 U/ml. Survival was calculated from date of progression before radioembolization or BSC by using Kaplan-Meier analysis. Results: Of 29 patients in each study arm, 16 pairs (55.2%) matched for all four criteria, and 11 pairs (37.9%) matched three criteria. Patients in both groups had a similar performance status (Karnofsky index, median 80% [range, 60-100%]). Compared with BSC alone, radioembolization prolonged survival (median, 8.3 vs. 3.5 months; P < 0.001) with a hazard ratio of 0.3 (95% confidence interval, 0.16-0.55; P < 0.001) in a multivariate Cox proportional hazard model. Treatment-related adverse events following radioembolization included: grade 1-2 fatigue (n = 20, 69%), grade 1 abdominal pain/nausea (n = 14, 48.3%), and grade 2 gastrointestinal ulceration (n = 3, 10.3%). Three cases of grade 3 radiation-induced liver disease were symptomatically managed. Conclusions: Radioembolization offers a promising addition to BSC in treatment-refractory patients for whom there are limited options. Survival was prolonged and adverse events were generally mild-to-moderate in nature and manageable.

Seidensticker, Ricarda, E-mail: ricarda.seidensticker@med.ovgu.de [Universitaetsklinikum Magdeburg, Klinik fuer Radiologie and Nuklearmedizin (Germany); Denecke, Timm [Universitaetsmedizin Berlin (Germany); Kraus, Patrick; Seidensticker, Max; Mohnike, Konrad [Universitaetsklinikum Magdeburg, Klinik fuer Radiologie and Nuklearmedizin (Germany); Fahlke, Joerg [Universitaetsklinikum Magdeburg, Klinik fuer Allgemein-, Viszeral- und Gefaesschirurgie (Germany); Kettner, Erika [Klinik fuer Haematologie/Onkologie, Klinikum Magdeburg (Germany); Hildebrandt, Bert [Universitaetsmedizin Berlin (Germany); Dudeck, Oliver; Pech, Maciej; Amthauer, Holger; Ricke, Jens [Universitaetsklinikum Magdeburg, Klinik fuer Radiologie and Nuklearmedizin (Germany)

2012-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Managing Patient Test Data in Primary Care: Developing and Evaluating a System for Test Tracking to Enhance Processes, Safety, and Understanding of Performance.  

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??Patient testing is vital for primary care and serves as a gateway to specialty healthcare. Patient safety is worsened when testing orders (e.g., laboratory, imaging (more)

Cloud-Buckner, Jennifer M.

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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"Women who made it 'home'": an exploratory study of the experiences of cognitively well women living in long-term care with cognitively impaired older adults.  

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??The meaning of home for older adults in long-term care (LTC) settings is not well understood. Furthermore, how living with cognitively impaired older adults may (more)

Keating, Bonnie M.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

380

Easy Ways to Save Energy Now … Take Care of those Steam Traps  

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Peter Fuhr Peter Fuhr Wi-Fi Sensors, Inc. Presented by *Easy Ways to Save Energy Now - Take Care of those Steam Traps Together with our industry partners, we strive to: * Accelerate adoption of the many energy-efficient technologies and practices available today * Conduct vigorous technology innovation to radically improve future energy diversity, resource efficiency, and carbon mitigation * Promote a corporate culture of energy efficiency and carbon management What Is the Industrial Technologies Program ? The Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) is the lead federal agency responsible for improving energy efficiency in the largest energy-using sector of the country. Industrial Sector National Initiative Goal: Drive a 25% reduction in industrial energy intensity by 2017.

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DOE/SC-ARM-10-018 CARES: Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative  

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8 8 CARES: Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study Operations Plan June 2010 RA Zaveri Principal Investigator WJ Shaw DJ Cziczo DISCLAIMER This report was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the U.S. Government. Neither the United States nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that its use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or

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High Performance Healthcare Buildings: A Roadmap to Improved Energy Efficiency  

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completed advanced energy design guide for small hospitals,for an advanced energy design guide for large hospitals.care. An advanced energy design guide (AEDG) for small

Singer, Brett C.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Predictors of Protestant clergy's attitudes toward pastoral care regarding issues of homosexuality  

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Literature has consistently documented that religious involvement and identity have a positive, protective impact on health. Gay and lesbian persons, as members of a stigmatized group, are at particular risk for numerous physical and psychological difficulties and may benefit from competent care by clergy. The purpose of this dissertation is to report the results of a survey of 1,000 Protestant clergy in the United States designed to describe clergys training, knowledge, and experience regarding homosexuality and to examine the predictors of clergys attitudes toward issues of homosexuality. Evidence indicates that training and contact with homosexual persons can transmit knowledge to clergy, and that such knowledge is associated with more positive attitudes toward gays and lesbians. However, in this sample, males and respondents reporting more conservative religious beliefs scored lower on the knowledge scale than their more liberal counterparts. Additionally, respondents formal training about homosexuality overall appears to have been insufficient to meet their professional needs as more information was received through informal training and continuing education. Conservative respondents reported less personal and professional experience with homosexuals and issues of homosexuality. Similarly, conservative respondents, males, persons from the Midwest and South, persons who did not receive clinical pastoral education (CPE) training, and those with less personal experience with homosexual persons reported significantly more conservative attitudes. The one exception to these findings was with conservatives reporting significantly more professional experience providing pastoral care to a homosexual who wanted to become heterosexual. This finding is congruous with conservatives scoring incorrectly more often on knowledge items regarding the changeability/choice of homosexuality. While knowledge was a consistent and significant predictor of attitudes (less knowledge predicted more conservative attitudes/beliefs), religious beliefs provided a stronger contribution to regression models with conservative beliefs significantly predicting more negative attitudes.

Cheatham, Carla Ann

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

384

Microsoft Word - Worker Safety and Health Reporting Criteria.docx  

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Worker Safety and Health Noncompliance Reporting Criteria (as of January 1, 2012) Worker Safety and Health Noncompliance Reporting Criteria (as of January 1, 2012) Worker Safety and Health Noncompliances Associated With Occurrences (DOE Order 232.2) Consult the DOE Order for the full text of each occurrence criterion 1 Reporting Criteria Group Subgroup Occurrence Category and Summary Description 2 1. Operational Emergencies 3 N/A (1) Operational Emergency (2) Alert (3) Site Area Emergency (4) General Emergency 2. Personnel Safety and Health A. Occupational Injuries (1) Fatality/terminal injury (2) Inpatient hospitalization of > 3 personnel (3) Inpatient hospitalization > 5 days (4) > 3 personnel having Days Away, Restricted, or Transferred (DART) cases (5) Serious occupational injury B. Occupational Exposure (1) Fatality/terminal illness or inpatient

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Household Projection and Its Application to Health/Long-Term Care Expenditures in Japan Using INAHSIM-II  

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Using a microsimulation model named Integrated Analytical Model for Household Simulation (INAHSIM), the author conducted a household projection in Japan for the period of 2010??2050. INAHSIM-II specifically means that the initial population is ... Keywords: dynamic micro simulation, health expenditure, household projection, initial population, long-term care expenditure, transition probabilities

Tetsuo Fukawa

2011-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

386

EPharmacyNet: an approach to improve the pharmaceutical care delivery in developing countries-study case-BENIN  

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One of the problems in health care in developing countries is the bad accessibility of medicine in pharmacies for patients. Since this is mainly due to a lack of organization and information, it should be possible to improve the situation by introducing ... Keywords: african countries, benin, ecommerce, medicine ordering, pharmacy, public health systems

Thierry Oscar Edoh; Gunnar Teege

2010-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Synthesis and optimization of multiple-valued combinational and sequential reversible circuits with don't cares  

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In this paper, a synthesis method for combinational multiple-valued reversible logic (MVRL) circuits is proposed. This algorithm can use the don't care values in the synthesis process to obtain the optimal circuit with respect to quantum cost. The binary ... Keywords: Multiple-valued reversible logic, Optimization, Reversible logic, Sequential reversible logic, Synthesis

Aliakbar Niknafs; Majid Mohammadi

2013-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Meeting: 103. Health and Biosciences Libraries Simultaneous Interpretation:- Medical Websites: Potential Tools for Education, Research and Patient Care  

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Medical scenario has changed dramatically in the last decade and it will continue to change in future as well. Earlier immediate access to all medical literature was a dream of doctors and now the World Wide Web i.e. search engines have made this dream a reality. Recently health related websites are frequently accessed on the Internet for education, research and patient care. The Internet represents significant advancement for retrieval and dissemination of medical and related literature.The quality of medical information and Internet has become a subject of great concern to the doctors, information specialist and consumer of health care. Many organizations are committed to improve access to knowledge based medical information for the doctors. Their goal is to make health information ubiquitous available to doctors, wherever and whenever it is required without regards to geographical locations and cost. In the developing nations like India, medical professionals face problems in accessing the required information due to inadequate infrastructure available in medical institutions. Health professionals are keen to know the current information on the different topics for preventing and managing diseases, providing health care to the diseased and for medical research. Medical websites are beginning to have an impact on many information activities and it could proved to be potential tool for the doctors in providing health education, research and patient care for all.

In India; Raj Kumar

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Investigation of the Integration of Interstitial Building Spaces on Costs and Time of Facility Maintenance for U.S. Army Hospitals  

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The U.S. Army Medical Department (AMEDD) has used the interstitial building system (IBS) as a design component for some of the hospitals in its healthcare infrastructure portfolio. Department of Defense (DoD) leadership is aware of increases in healthcare costs and understands the importance of safely reducing costs, which may be possible through design initiatives. An analysis was performed on facility maintenance metrics for ten different U.S. Army hospitals, including IBS design and conventional / non-interstitial building system (NIBS) design. Statistical analysis indicated a significant difference in cost and time data between IBS and NIBS for most of the building systems considered (HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and interior). Scheduled maintenance for the plumbing building system was not found to have a significant difference in costs; scheduled maintenance for the HVAC and plumbing building system was not found to have a significant difference in time expended. The data in this study showed that facility maintenance cost and time were generally lower for IBS than NIBS. Time spent (and associated cost) for scheduled maintenance of the electrical and plumbing building systems were slightly higher in IBS, though not significantly higher for plumbing. It may be easier to reach the plumbing and electrical building systems due to the greater accessibility afforded by IBS design. While a cost premium is estimated for integrating IBS design, the savings provided by life cycle facility maintenance is estimated to be up to three and a half times the initial cost premium.

Leveridge, Autumn Tamara

2013-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

390

Patterns of Care for Lung Cancer in Radiation Oncology Departments of Turkey  

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Purpose: To determine the patterns of care for lung cancer in Turkish radiation oncology centers. Methods and Materials: Questionnaire forms from 21 of 24 (87.5%) centers that responded were evaluated. Results: The most frequent histology was non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) (81%). The most common postoperative radiotherapy (RT) indications were close/(+) surgical margins (95%) and presence of pN2 disease (91%). The most common indications for postoperative chemotherapy (CHT) were '{>=} IB' disease (19%) and the presence of pN2 disease (19%). In Stage IIIA potentially resectable NSCLC, the most frequent treatment approach was neoadjuvant concomitant chemoradiotherapy (CHRT) (57%). In Stage IIIA unresectable and Stage IIIB disease, the most frequent approach was definitive concomitant CHRT (91%). In limited SCLC, the most common treatment approach was concomitant CHRT with cisplatin+etoposide for cycles 1-3, completion of CHT to cycles 4-6, and finally prophylactic cranial irradiation in patients with complete response (71%). Six cycles of cisplatin + etoposide CHT and palliative thoracic RT, when required, was the most commonly used treatment (81%) in extensive SCLC. Sixty-two percent of centers did not have endobronchial brachytherapy (EBB) facilities. Conclusion: There is great variation in diagnostic testing, treatment strategies, indications for postoperative RT and CHT, RT features, and EBB availability for LC cases. To establish standards, national guidelines should be prepared using a multidisciplinary approach.

Demiral, Ayse Nur [Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Izmir (Turkey)], E-mail: ayse.demiral@deu.edu.tr; Alicikus, Zuemre Arican [Dokuz Eylul University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Izmir (Turkey); Isil Ugur, Vahide [Ankara Oncology Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara (Turkey); Karadogan, Ilker [Izmir Private Oncology Center, Izmir (Turkey); Yoeney, Adnan [Okmeydani Training and Research Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Istanbul (Turkey); Andrieu, Meltem Nalca [Ankara University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara (Turkey); Yalman, Deniz [Ege University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Izmir (Turkey); Pak, Yuecel [Gazi University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara (Turkey); Aksu, Gamze [Akdeniz University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Antalya (Turkey); Ozyigit, Goekhan [Hacettepe University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara (Turkey); Ozkan, Luetfi [Uludag University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Bursa (Turkey); Kilciksiz, Sevil [Gaziantep University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Gaziantep (Turkey); Koca, Sedat [Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Istanbul (Turkey); Caloglu, Murat [Trakya University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Edirne (Turkey); Yavuz, Ali Aydin [Baskent University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Adana (Turkey); Basak Caglar, Hale [Marmara University Medical School, Department of Radiation Oncology, Istanbul (Turkey); Beyzadeoglu, Murat [Guelhane Military Medical Academy, Department of Radiation Oncology, Ankara (Turkey); Igdem, Sefik [Metropolitan Florence Nightingale Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology, Istanbul (Turkey)] (and others)

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Impact of Moving Objects on Contaminant Concentration Distributions in an Inpatient Ward with  

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with Displacement Ventilation Sagnik Mazumdar, Ph.D., Student Member ASHRAE Yonggao Yin, Ph.D. Arash Guity, Member ASHRAE Paul Marmion, Member ASHRAE Bob Gulick, Member ASHRAE Qingyan Chen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE1 ABSTRACT

Chen, Qingyan "Yan"

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Microcytosis and possible early iron deficiency in paediatric inpatients: a retrospective audit  

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were reported against stand- Scatter plot of MCV results versus ageFigure 2 Scatter plot of MCV results versus age. The age-adjusted MCV lower limit (sourced from Table 1) is shown for compari- son as a green line.Page 6 of 8 (page number... 36 months presenting to a Paediatric Emergency Depart- ment. Over a four month period, 8% of children had a low MCV with no previously identified explanation. Phy- sicians had documented either treatment or follow-up in only 35% of these children...

Subramanian, Deepak N; Kitson, Sarah; Bhaniani, Amit

2009-05-29T23:59:59.000Z

393

Improving ICU patient flow through discrete-event simulation  

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Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest hospital in New England and a national leader in care delivery, teaching, and research, operates ten Intensive Care Units (ICUs), including the 20-bed Ellison 4 Surgical ...

Christensen, Benjamin A. (Benjamin Arthur)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

394

Apps for Vehicles: Why should I care what data is in my car and what can be  

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Why should I care what data is in my car and what can be Why should I care what data is in my car and what can be done with this data (examples)? Home > Groups > Developer This question relates to energy hackathons and the OpenXC platform. More information at http://en.openei.org/wiki/Help:Energy_Hackathon_Resources Submitted by Rmckeel on 24 September, 2012 - 10:36 3 answers Points: 0 The goal of the Open Data initiative is to empower customers to use their data to their individual advantage. An eco-conscious individual may focus on data that reveals how driving patterns affect GHG emissions. Someone interested in vehicle performance may use it to compare engine operations given different oil weights or gasoline octane ratings to determine what engine inputs provide optimal performance. With the magnitude of data

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Impact of an informed choice invitation on uptake of screening for diabetes in primary care (DICISION): trial protocol  

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between two fundamental moral principles guiding health care practice and policy: on the one hand, patient-centered practice, which privi- leges the principle of respect for individual autonomy; and on the other, the promotion of public health benefits... about Health Threats and Treatments. The SAGE Handbook of Health Psychology 2004:270-298. 22. Ryan RM, Deci EL: Self-determination theory and the facilita- tion of intrinsic motivation, social development, and well- being. American Psychologist 2000...

Mann, Eleanor; Prevost, A Toby; Griffin, Simon J; Kellar, Ian; Sutton, Stephen; Parker, Michael; Sanderson, Simon; Kinmonth, Ann Louise; Marteau, Theresa M

2009-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

396

What belongs where? Variable selection for zero-inflated count models with an application to the demand for health care  

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This paper develops a Bayesian spike and slab model for zero-inflated count models which are commonly used in health economics. We account for model uncertainty and allow for model averaging in situations with many potential regressors. The proposed ... Keywords: Bayesian, C11, C25, Count data, Demand for health care, I11, Model averaging, Model uncertainty, Spike and slab model, Zero-inflation

Markus Jochmann

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

Hueneme field: unique reservoir and careful planning make small California offshore project profitable  

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The Hueneme field produces oil from the Miocene Hueneme sand and Oligocene Sespe sands along an east-west-trending anticline located on OCS Lease P-0202, 3.5 mi west of Port Hueneme in the eastern Santa Barbara Channel, California. The areal extent of the field (less than 140 ac) and the recoverable reserves (about 6 million bbl of oil) are both very small by California standards for an offshore project. A unique clastic reservoir of superior quality, along with careful predevelopment planning and engineering, have made this project an economic success and should encourage similar small offshore projects in the future. Extensive predevelopment planning included reservoir modeling to determine number and location of producers and injectors, type of completions, and platform requirements before the setting of 15-slot Platform Gina. Six producers and five sea water injectors were drilled between late 1981 and 1982. The second development well was drilled and completed as an injector to maintain reservoir pressure. Average initial production for the six producers was 794 BOPD and peak production for the field reached 4700 BOPD in March 1983. All wells are currently completed in Oligocene Sespe sands and in the Miocene Hueneme sand. The Sespe consists of a series of lenticular nonmarine sands and shales and contributes only about 10% of the total reserves. The Hueneme sand unconformably overlies the Sespe and reaches a maximum thickness of just over 100 ft at the top of the structure and thins in all directions off the structure. This unique reservoir consists of a massive unconsolidated arkosic sand with porosities averaging 34% and permeabilities averaging 5 darcys.

Cavit, C.D.

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Knowledge based ranking algorithm for comparative assessment of post-closure care needs of closed landfills  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Post-closure care (PCC) activities at landfills include cap maintenance; water quality monitoring; maintenance and monitoring of the gas collection/control system, leachate collection system, groundwater monitoring wells, and surface water management system; and general site maintenance. The objective of this study was to develop an integrated data and knowledge based decision making tool for preliminary estimation of PCC needs at closed landfills. To develop the decision making tool, 11 categories of parameters were identified as critical areas which could affect future PCC needs. Each category was further analyzed by detailed questions which could be answered with limited data and knowledge about the site, its history, location, and site specific characteristics. Depending on the existing knowledge base, a score was assigned to each question (on a scale 1-10, as 1 being the best and 10 being the worst). Each category was also assigned a weight based on its relative importance on the site conditions and PCC needs. The overall landfill score was obtained from the total weighted sum attained. Based on the overall score, landfill conditions could be categorized as critical, acceptable, or good. Critical condition indicates that the landfill may be a threat to the human health and the environment and necessary steps should be taken. Acceptable condition indicates that the landfill is currently stable and the monitoring should be continued. Good condition indicates that the landfill is stable and the monitoring activities can be reduced in the future. The knowledge base algorithm was applied to two case study landfills for preliminary assessment of PCC performance.

Sizirici, Banu, E-mail: bsy3@case.edu [Case Western Reserve University, Civil Engineering Department, 2104 Adelbert Road, Bingham Bld. Room: 216, Cleveland, OH 44106 (United States); Tansel, Berrin; Kumar, Vivek [Florida International University, Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Miami, FL (United States)

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Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)  

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Substantial uncertainties still exist in the scientific understanding of the possible interactions between urban and natural (biogenic) emissions in the production and transformation of atmospheric aerosol and the resulting impact on climate change. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program's Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) carried out in June 2010 in Central Valley, California, was a comprehensive effort designed to improve this understanding. The primary objective of the field study was to investigate the evolution of secondary organic and black carbon aerosols and their climate-related properties in the Sacramento urban plume as it was routinely transported into the forested Sierra Nevada foothills area. Urban aerosols and trace gases experienced significant physical and chemical transformations as they mixed with the reactive biogenic hydrocarbons emitted from the forest. Two heavily-instrumented ground sites - one within the Sacramento urban area and another about 40 km to the northeast in the foothills area - were set up to characterize the evolution of meteorological variables, trace gases, aerosol precursors, aerosol size, composition, and climate-related properties in freshly polluted and 'aged' urban air. On selected days, the DOE G-1 aircraft was deployed to make similar measurements upwind and across the evolving Sacramento plume in the morning and again in the afternoon. The NASA B-200 aircraft, carrying remote sensing instruments, was also deployed to characterize the vertical and horizontal distribution of aerosols and aerosol optical properties within and around the plume. This overview provides: a) the scientific background and motivation for the study, b) the operational and logistical information pertinent to the execution of the study, c) an overview of key observations and initial results from the aircraft and ground-based sampling platforms, and d) a roadmap of planned data analyses and focused modeling efforts that will facilitate the integration of new knowledge into improved representations of key aerosol processes in climate models.

Zaveri, Rahul A.; Shaw, William J.; Cziczo, D. J.; Schmid, Beat; Ferrare, R.; Alexander, M. L.; Alexandrov, Mikhail; Alvarez, R. J.; Arnott, W. P.; Atkinson, D.; Baidar, Sunil; Banta, Robert M.; Barnard, James C.; Beranek, Josef; Berg, Larry K.; Brechtel, Fred J.; Brewer, W. A.; Cahill, John F.; Cairns, Brian; Cappa, Christopher D.; Chand, Duli; China, Swarup; Comstock, Jennifer M.; Dubey, Manvendra K.; Easter, Richard C.; Erickson, Matthew H.; Fast, Jerome D.; Floerchinger, Cody; Flowers, B. A.; Fortner, Edward; Gaffney, Jeffrey S.; Gilles, Mary K.; Gorkowski, K.; Gustafson, William I.; Gyawali, Madhu S.; Hair, John; Hardesty, Michael; Harworth, J. W.; Herndon, Scott C.; Hiranuma, Naruki; Hostetler, Chris A.; Hubbe, John M.; Jayne, J. T.; Jeong, H.; Jobson, Bertram T.; Kassianov, Evgueni I.; Kleinman, L. I.; Kluzek, Celine D.; Knighton, B.; Kolesar, K. R.; Kuang, Chongai; Kubatova, A.; Langford, A. O.; Laskin, Alexander; Laulainen, Nels S.; Marchbanks, R. D.; Mazzoleni, Claudio; Mei, F.; Moffet, Ryan C.; Nelson, Danny A.; Obland, Michael; Oetjen, Hilke; Onasch, Timothy B.; Ortega, Ivan; Ottaviani, M.; Pekour, Mikhail S.; Prather, Kimberly A.; Radney, J. G.; Rogers, Ray; Sandberg, S. P.; Sedlacek, Art; Senff, Christoph; Senum, Gunar; Setyan, Ari; Shilling, John E.; Shrivastava, ManishKumar B.; Song, Chen; Springston, S. R.; Subramanian, R.; Suski, Kaitlyn; Tomlinson, Jason M.; Volkamer, Rainer M.; Wallace, Hoyt A.; Wang, J.; Weickmann, A. M.; Worsnop, Douglas R.; Yu, Xiao-Ying; Zelenyuk, Alla; Zhang, Qi

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Baldrige FAQs: Board of Examiners  

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... operations, senior management, hospitality or service, health care, education, charitable nonprofits, and financial results; and (4) skills that have ...

2012-11-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Analysis of Assembly Bill 72: Acupuncture  

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health care services: usual physician services, hospitalization, laboratory,health treatment; prescription drugs; rehabilitative and habilitative services and devices; laboratory

California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP)

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Preface: Organizational Profile  

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... Outpatient services provided at the hospital include diagnostic and therapeutic care, ambulatory surgery, medical and radiation oncology and ...

2005-03-17T23:59:59.000Z

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CLIMATE CHANGE FUEL CELL PROGRAM 200 kW - PC25C FUEL CELL POWER PLANT FOR THE ST.-AGNES-HOSPITAL, BOCHOLT, GERMANY  

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Since the beginning of the Year 2001, the Saint-Agnes-Hospital in Bocholt, Germany, operates a phosphoric acid fuel cell (PAFC) to provide the base load of electrical power as well as heat in Winter and air conditioning in Summer. The project was made possible by federal funding from the U.S. Department of Energy as well as by a strategic alliance with the local utility company, the Bocholter Energie- und Wasserversorgung GmbH (BEW), and with the gas supplier of BEW, the Thyssengas GmbH. The fuel cell power plant is combined with an absorption chiller. It is highly efficient and has an excellent power to heat ratio. The operation during the first Year went smoothly and nearly free of trouble.

Dipl.-Ing. Knut Stahl

2002-01-31T23:59:59.000Z

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DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS Check your lease carefully. Make a very detailed inspection report before signing lease, include photos. Develop a good  

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DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS Check your lease carefully. Make a very detailed inspection report before. Carpetdyeingforpaleandstainedcarpet. Re-caulkingandre-groutingofkitchenandbathrooms. Tileandbathresurfacingpaint. DIY FOR RENTERS;12DOM_MI089 DIY CHECKLIST FOR RENTERS WALLS Low-adhesivetapeorhookstohangartwork(neveruse Blu

Peters, Richard

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Radiative Flux Estimation from a Broadband Radiometer Using Synthetic Angular Models in the EarthCARE Mission Framework. Part II: Evaluation  

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The instantaneous top-of-atmosphere (TOA) radiance-to-flux conversion for the broadband radiometer (BBR) on board the Earth Clouds, Aerosols, and Radiation Explorer (EarthCARE) was assessed in Part I of this paper, by developing theoretical ...

Carlos Domenech; Ernesto Lopez-Baeza; David P. Donovan; Tobias Wehr

2012-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Transport and Mixing Patterns over Central California during the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)  

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We describe the synoptic and regional-scale meteorological conditions that affected the transport and mixing of trace gases and aerosols in the vicinity of Sacramento, California during June 2010 when the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) was conducted. The meteorological measurements collected by various instruments deployed during the campaign and the performance of the chemistry version of the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF-Chem) are both discussed. WRF-Chem was run daily during the campaign to forecast the spatial and temporal variation of carbon monoxide emitted from 20 anthropogenic source regions in California to guide aircraft sampling. The model is shown to reproduce the overall circulations and boundary-layer characteristics in the region, although errors in the upslope wind speed and boundary-layer depth contribute to differences in the observed and simulated carbon monoxide. Thermally-driven upslope flows that transported pollutants from Sacramento over the foothills of the Sierra Nevada occurred every afternoon, except during three periods when the passage of mid-tropospheric troughs disrupted the regional-scales flow patterns. The meteorological conditions after the passage of the third trough were the most favorable for photochemistry and likely formation of secondary organic aerosols. Meteorological measurements and model forecasts indicate that the Sacramento pollutant plume was likely transported over a downwind site that collected trace gas and aerosol measurements during 23 periods; however, direct transport occurred during only eight of these periods. The model also showed that emissions from the San Francisco Bay area transported by intrusions of marine air contributed a large fraction of the carbon monoxide in the vicinity of Sacramento, suggesting that this source likely affects local chemistry. Contributions from other sources of pollutants, such as those in the Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley, were relatively low. Aerosol layering in the free troposphere was observed during the morning by an airborne Lidar; WRF-Chem forecasts showed that mountain venting processes contributed to aged pollutants aloft in the valley atmosphere which then can be entrained into the growing boundary layer the subsequent day.

Fast, Jerome D.; Gustafson, William I.; Berg, Larry K.; Shaw, William J.; Pekour, Mikhail S.; Shrivastava, ManishKumar B.; Barnard, James C.; Ferrare, R.; Hostetler, Chris A.; Hair, John; Erickson, Matthew H.; Jobson, Tom; Flowers, Bradley; Dubey, Manvendra K.; Springston, Stephen R.; Pirce, Bradley R.; Dolislager, Leon; Pederson, J. R.; Zaveri, Rahul A.

2012-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Transport and mixing patterns over Central California during the carbonaceous aerosol and radiative effects study (CARES)  

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We describe the synoptic and regional-scale meteorological conditions that affected the transport and mixing of trace gases and aerosols in the vicinity of Sacramento, California during June 2010 when the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) was conducted. The meteorological measurements collected by various instruments deployed during the campaign and the performance of the chemistry version of the Weather Research and Forecasting model (WRF-Chem) are both discussed. WRF-Chem was run daily during the campaign to forecast the spatial and temporal variation of carbon monoxide emitted from 20 anthropogenic source regions in California to guide aircraft sampling. The model is shown to reproduce the overall circulations and boundary-layer characteristics in the region, although errors in the upslope wind speed and boundary-layer depth contribute to differences in the observed and simulated carbon monoxide. Thermally-driven upslope flows that transported pollutants from Sacramento over the foothills of the Sierra Nevada occurred every afternoon, except during three periods when the passage of mid-tropospheric troughs disrupted the regional-scale flow patterns. The meteorological conditions after the passage of the third trough were the most favorable for photochemistry and likely formation of secondary organic aerosols. Meteorological measurements and model forecasts indicate that the Sacramento pollutant plume was likely transported over a downwind site that collected trace gas and aerosol measurements during 23 time periods; however, direct transport occurred during only eight of these periods. The model also showed that emissions from the San Francisco Bay area transported by intrusions of marine air contributed a large fraction of the carbon monoxide in the vicinity of Sacramento, suggesting that this source likely affects local chemistry. Contributions from other sources of pollutants, such as those in the Sacramento Valley and San Joaquin Valley, were relatively low. Aerosol layering in the free troposphere was observed during the morning by an airborne Lidar. WRF-Chem forecasts showed that mountain venting processes contributed to aged pollutants aloft in the valley atmosphere that are then entrained into the growing boundary layer the subsequent day.

Fast J. D.; Springston S.; GustafsonJr., W. I.; Berg, L. K.; Shaw, W. J.; Pekour, M.; Shrivastava, M.; Barnard, J. C.; Ferrare, R. A.; Hostetler, C. A.; Hair, J. A.; Erickson, M.; Jobson, B. T.; Flowers, B.; Dubey, M. K.; Pierce, R. B.; Dolislager, L.; Pederson, J.; Zaveri, R. A.

2012-02-17T23:59:59.000Z

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Mid-term evaluation of the NRECA (National Rural Electric Cooperative Association) Central America Rural Electrification Support Program (CARES)  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory was requested by the Regional Office for Central America and Panama to conduct a mid-term evaluation of the Cares Project, which is being implemented by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. This evaluation was conducted over a three week period by a four person team. Overall, the project has had numerous successes and is highly valued by local counterpart utilities and USAID Missions. Notwithstanding the significant results of the project, changes can be made in certain operating procedures and in the direction of some programmatic activities that can lead to an even more effective project.

Perlack, R.D. (Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (USA)); Jones, H.G. (Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Inc., TN (USA)); Garcia, A. III (Texas A and M Univ., College Station, TX (USA). Dept. of Agricultural Engineering); Flores, E. (Flores (Edgar), Guatemala City (Guatemala))

1990-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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University of Virginia Health Plan Effective Date: 1/1/2013  

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, Laboratory Services and XRay Procedures (Non-Urgent Only) Paid in Full2 Paid in Full2 Available In% Coinsurance #12;University of Virginia Health Plan Effective Date: 1/1/2013 2 SERVICES PROVIDED UVa PROVIDER HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES A. Inpatient Acute Care for Non-Biologically Based Mental Illnesses

Acton, Scott

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Office of Graduate & Professional Education 234 Hullihen Hall Newark, DE 19716-1501 USA General email: gradoffice@udel.edu Admissions contact: gradadmissions@udel.edu  

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-8697 · Admissions: (302) 831-2129 · Fax: (302) 831-8745 · © 2009 Health Related Services at UD Student Health a doctor or nurse Women's Health Clinic - gynecology & family planning Men's Health - services about men practitioners, all in-house laboratory work, all inpatient care in the infirmary, gynecology services including

Cakoni, Fioralba

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Sec. 7. Section 19a-72 of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2009)  

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) "Health care provider" means any person or organization that furnishes health care services. Such reports shall be made to the department by any hospital, clinical laboratory and health care provider) Failure by a hospital, clinical laboratory or health care provider to comply with the reporting

Oliver, Douglas L.

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Direct utilization of geothermal resources at Warm Springs State Hospital, Warm Springs, Montana. Final report, January 31, 1979-June 30, 1983  

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Several decades ago the water from a natural hot spring was piped to the Warm Springs State Hospital barn and greenhouse and eventually into the domestic water supply for showers. The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) funded a feasibility study on potential development of the geothermal resource from monies originating from coal severence taxes. The results of the feasibility study were subsequently utilized in obtaining a $721,122 award from the Department of Energy Program Opportunity Notice (PON) program to identify and develop the geothermal resource at Warm Springs. The study included environmental and legal considerations, geophysical surveys, and the subsequent development of the resource. The well produces 60 to 64 gpm of 154/sup 0/F geothermal water which is utilized in a heat exchanger to heat domestic water. The system became fully operational on January 13, 1983 and the calculated yearly energy savings represent approximately 17.6 million cubic feet of natural gas which is equivalent to $77,000, based on current prices.

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Report on Water Data Collection in the 2007 CBECS  

Gasoline and Diesel Fuel Update (EIA)

Water Questions Added to the 2007 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Water Questions Added to the 2007 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) SECTION E. MISCELLANEOUS EQUIPMENT E14 Sewer flow metered SWRMET9 ASK IF Any energy used & CBECS Activity = Education; Food sales; Food service; Inpatient health care; Laboratory; Lodging; Nursing; Office; Outpatient health care; Public assembly; Public order and safety; OR Religious worship Is the sewer flow metered for this building? 1 Yes 2 No NEXT  E15 [Sterilizers or autoclaves] E15 Sterilizers or autoclaves STRLZR9 ASK IF Any energy used & CBECS Activity = Education; Food sales; Food service; Inpatient health care; Laboratory; Lodging; Nursing; Office; Outpatient health care; Public assembly; Public order and safety; OR Religious worship

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DOE/EA-1444: Environmental Assessment for the Construction of New Office Building, Child-Care Facility, Parking Garage, And Storm Water Retention Pond (September 2002)  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)) Indexed Site

4 4 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT For the Construction of New Office Building, Child-Care Facility, Parking Garage, And Storm Water Retention Pond United States Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory September 2002 DOE/EA-1444 ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT For the Construction of New Office Building, Child-Care Facility, Parking Garage, And Storm Water Retention Pond United States Department of Energy National Energy Technology Laboratory September 2002 National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Compliance Cover Sheet Proposed Action: The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) proposes to upgrade facilities and infrastructure at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), Morgantown, WV, through acquisition of a 5-acre

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Radical External Beam Radiotherapy for Clinically Localized Prostate Cancer in Japan: Changing Trends in the Patterns of Care Process Survey  

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Purpose: To delineate changing trends in radical external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer in Japan. Methods and Materials: Data from 841 patients with clinically localized prostate cancer treated with EBRT in the Japanese Patterns of Care Study (PCS) from 1996 to 2005 were analyzed. Results: Significant increases in the proportions of patients with stage T1 to T2 disease and decrease in prostate-specific antigen values were observed. Also, there were significant increases in the percentages of patients treated with radiotherapy by their own choice. Median radiation doses were 65.0 Gy and 68.4 Gy from 1996 to 1998 and from 1999 to 2001, respectively, increasing to 70 Gy from 2003 to 2005. Moreover, conformal therapy was more frequently used from 2003 to 2005 (84.9%) than from 1996 to 1998 (49.1%) and from 1999 to 2001 (50.2%). On the other hand, the percentage of patients receiving hormone therapy from 2003 to 2005 (81.1%) was almost the same as that from 1996 to 1998 (86.3%) and from 1999 to 2001 (89.7%). Compared with the PCS in the United States, patient characteristics and patterns of treatments from 2003 to 2005 have become more similar to those in the United States than those from 1996 to 1998 and those from 1999 to 2001. Conclusions: This study indicates a trend toward increasing numbers of patients with early-stage disease and increasing proportions of patients treated with higher radiation doses with advanced equipment among Japanese prostate cancer patients treated with EBRT during 1996 to 2005 survey periods. Patterns of care for prostate cancer in Japan are becoming more similar to those in the United States.

Ogawa, Kazuhiko, E-mail: kogawa@med.u-ryukyu.ac.jp [Department of Radiology, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa (Japan); Nakamura, Katsumasa [Department of Clinical Radiology, Kyushu University Hospital at Beppu, Oita (Japan); Sasaki, Tomonari [Department of Radiation Oncology, National Kyushu Center, Fukuoka (Japan); Onishi, Hiroshi [Department of Radiology, Yamanashi University, Yamanashi (Japan); Koizumi, Masahiko [Department of Radiation Oncology, Osaka University, Osaka (Japan); Araya, Masayuki [Department of Radiology, Yamanashi University, Yamanashi (Japan); Mukumoto, Nobutaka; Teshima, Teruki [Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka (Japan); Mitsumori, Michihide [Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-Applied Therapy, Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)

2011-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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R.A. and Werden. R.G. "Energy Bank: Veterans Administra-and Industry. Energy You Can Bank On. Denver, Colorado: 1978

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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Guidelines for Solid Waste Boiler Sys- tems: Veteransreduce gas consumption by 3%; and boiler turbulators (infire tube boilers) can save 10% heat loss. Price. S.G. Air

Pollack, R. I.

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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the performance of the solar heating and/or cooling system.the use of solar energy for heating water, heating space,including solar water hea ting, space heating. and air

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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solar energy for heating water, heating space, cooling buildings,a solar system capable of heating and cooling the building.building load, and weather data to predict the performance of the solar heating

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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a single "management of energy usage" index. The initialbills will indicate energy usage over a period. and data4) a management energy usage index was developed from the

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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D.H. "Hidden Energy Costs: Oil and Gas Raw Materials inoperating cost to $12.000 annually ($7.200 for oil and $electric annual cost savings over the gas or oil systems are

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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system in the area of alternative energy sources, it wassavings. The energy saving alternatives verify the the needstudied, and alternative Stirling total energy systems were

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Hospitality: Looking for Energy Solutions  

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Recommendations begin with no- and low-cost improvements, and also take advantage of capital investments and longer-term strategies that make financial sense. > Calculate...

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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1i Heating, Piping & Air Conditioning 1977 January; 49 :53-Heating, Piping & Air Conditioning 1977 August; 49:65-6.Heating, Piping & Air Conditioning 1977 Sep- tember; 49:57-

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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Life-cycle Budgeting . ! Energy Problems: Life- cycle Costwith their urgent energy problems: 1) to organize a united~6. With emergence of the energy problem, much more must be

Pollack, R. I.

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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reflecting glass; and the reuse of waste energy. The heatefficiency for saving waste energy from exhaust air, doesof 1976. Eotvos Energy Waste Lorand Lorand. Tudomanyegyetem.

Pollack, R. I.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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HOSPITAL ENERGY AUDITS: A BIBLIOGRAPHY  

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J.W. "Professional Energy Audit Points Way to $100,000to) I '-.J Spielvogel (Energy Audits) W I Stein Stroeh Total1974 February; 18:57-9. "Energy Audit Procedures. Ii Federal

Pollack, R. I.

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DIY TOP 10 DOS The more costly and extensive the plan, the more carefully you will have to manage time and resources to reach your destination  

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DIY TOP 10 DOS The more costly and extensive the plan, the more carefully you will have to manage to the often-elusive DIY happy ending. 1. 3 GOALS WHAT EXACTLY ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIEVE? A simple one-off job will happen with DIY. Every project has the potential to cost more than expected. The larger and more complex

Peters, Richard

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August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER  

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DISASTER RESPONSES FOLLOWING HURRICANE KATRINA Michael G. Millin, MPH, Jennifer L. Jenkins, MD, MS, Thomas of Critical Event Prepared- ness and Response, Baltimore, MD (MGM, TK); and NJ-1 Disaster Medical Assistance;August 9, 2006 20:56 PEC TFJD757-10-188416 A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF TWO EXTERNAL HEALTH CARE DISASTER

Scharfstein, Daniel

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A Bench Study of Intensive Care Unit Ventilators: New versus Old and Turbine-Based versus Compressed Gas-Based Ventilators  

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. Material: Four turbine- based ventilators and nine conventional servo-valve compressed-gas ventilators were1 A Bench Study of Intensive Care Unit Ventilators: New versus Old and Turbine-Based versus Compressed Gas-Based Ventilators Arnaud W. Thille,1 MD; Aissam Lyazidi,1 Biomed Eng MS; Jean-Christophe M

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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HC: 749 (7/13) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax center laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

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HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax: (831) 459-4050  

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HC: 749 (7/12) CruzCare Enroll/Cancel Form UCSC Student Health Services Phone: (831) 459-2389 Fax laboratory tests for illness or injury Unlimited in-house health center X-ray exams for illness or injury: (831) 459-4050 Student Health Insurance Office E-mail: insure@ucsc.edu 1156 High Street,Santa Cruz, CA

California at Santa Cruz, University of

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RADIOACTIVE IODINE IN THE TREATMENT OF HYPERTHYROIDISM (EXPERIENCE AT THE TORONTO GENERAL HOSPITAL, 1950-58). PART III. POSSIBLE BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS FROM RADIOACTIVE IODINE THERAPY  

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A review of 542 hyperthyroid patients treated by I/sup 131/ at the Toronto General Hospital between 1950 and 1955 is presented. This group included 403 patients with diffuse hyperplastic goitre and 139 patients with toxic nodular goitre. The method for assessing the initial dose of I/sup 131/ is described. In general, patients with toxic nodular goitres received much larger doses. Of the diffuse hyperplastic group 72% were cured with one dose, the remainder requiring two or more doses. A greater percentage of the toxic nodular group required only one dose. No cases of complete resistance to 1/sup 131/ therapy were encountered. Permanent hypothyroidism was produced in 16.3% of those so treated, but in 6.5% it was very mild. The incidence of clinical hypothyroidism was much lower in the toxic nodular group than in the diffuse hyperplastic group. There was a continuing incidence of late hypothyroidism, occurring years after therapy; some of these patients had undergone a transient period of hypothyroidism shortly after treatment, then recovered for some years. Factors possibly related to the response to treatment and to the development of hypothyroidism have been analyzed. Recurrent hyperthyroidism after thyroidectomy was associated with a significant increase in the incidence of post-I/sup 131/ hypothyroidism, while pretreatment with artithyroid drugs seemed to reduce radiosensitivity in the diffuse group. No late recurrences of hyperthyroidism were noted. Twenty-one deaths occurred within two years of therapy. In most, there was no obvious relation to therapy, while in none was there a clear-out cause-and-effect relationship to I/sup 131/ therapy. Nevertheless, elderly or very ill patients should be treated only after they have been rendered euthyroid by antithyroid drugs. Fertility has not been affected by I/sup 131/ therapy, but the use of this isotope in pregnancy is contraindicated because of the possible ill effects on the fetas. The possibility of genetic effects appears to be negligible, as judged by the gonadal radiation doses received in I/sup 131/ therapy. The fear of carcinoma of the thyroid likewise appears to be receding if the therapy is utilized only in adults. Leukemia has been reported in 14 instances. However, the statistical import is not clear, since the total number of cases of leukemia and of persons treated by I/sup 131/ is not known. It may be that there is a slight increase in the incidence of leukemia following radioactive treatment, comparable to that possibly induced by certain diagnostic radiological procedures, but this is insufficient to warrant any change in policy regarding the use of I/sup 131/ After consideration of these hypothetical dangers, it is concluded that the use of radioactive iodine is a safe, effective form of therapy for adult, nonpregnant hyperthyroid patients, and is to be preferred to surgical thyroidectomy. 108 references. (auth)

Volpe, R.; Schatz, D.L.; Scott, A.; Peller, J.A.; Vale, J.M.; Ezrin, C.; Johnston, M.W.

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Finding of No Significant Impact/Construction of a New Office Building, Child-Care Facility, Parking Garage, and Storm-Water Retention Pond  

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NEW OFFICE BUILDING, CHILD-CARE FACILITY, PARKING GARAGE, NEW OFFICE BUILDING, CHILD-CARE FACILITY, PARKING GARAGE, AND STORM- WATER RETENTION POND AGENCY: U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) ACTION: Finding of No Significant Impact (FaNS I) SUMMARY: The DOE has prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA), DOE/EA-1444, to analyze the potential environmental consequences of a major facilities construction effort at the Morgantown, West Virginia, campus of the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). Within the existing NETL site, the DOE would construct a new 3-story office building with 48,000 ft2 of usable office space, sufficient to accommodate approximately 135 employees. Existing parking space lost to the proposed new office building would be replaced by construction of a 3-level parking garage plus the addition of one or more new paved parking areas. Several

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Agencies w Affiliation & Designated Field Instructors CPR Liability Insurance CWO Background Check Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R  

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Drug Screen PPD T/D Varicella Titer MMB Titer Hep B Titer Action Care R Adult Protective Services R *R 7/23/2012 Bienvivir Senior Health Services R R* R* R R R R R 7/2/2012 Big brothers Big Sisters R *R 7/23/2010 Border Childrens Mental health Collaborative R R 7/23/2012 CAFV R CASS (Center R 7

Ward, Karen

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The mixing state of carbonaceous aerosol particles in northern and southern California measured during CARES and CalNex 2010  

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Carbonaceous aerosols impact climate directly by scattering and absorbing radiation, and hence play a major, although highly uncertain, role in global radiative forcing. Commonly, ambient carbonaceous aerosols are internally mixed with secondary species such as nitrate, sulfate, and ammonium, which influence their climate impacts through optical properties, hygroscopicity, and atmospheric lifetime. Aircraft-aerosol time-of-flight mass spectrometry (A-ATOFMS), which measures single-particle mixing state, was used to determine the fraction of organic and soot aerosols that were internally mixed and the variability of their mixing state in California during the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES) and the Research at the Nexus of Air Quality and Climate Change (CalNex) field campaigns in the late spring and early summer of 2010. Nearly 88% of all A-ATOFMS measured particles (100-1000 nm in diameter) were internally mixed with secondary species, with 96% and 75% of particles internally mixed with nitrate and/or sulfate in southern and northern California, respectively. Even though atmospheric particle composition in both regions was primarily influenced by urban sources, the mixing state was found to vary greatly, with nitrate and soot being the dominant species in southern California, and sulfate and organic carbon in northern California. Furthermore, mixing state varied temporally in northern California, with soot becoming the prevalent particle type towards the end of the study as regional pollution levels increased. The results from these studies demonstrate that the majority of ambient carbonaceous particles are internally mixed and are heavily influenced by secondary species that are most predominant in each region. Based on these findings, considerations of regionally dominant sources and secondary species, as well as temporal variations of aerosol physical and optical properties, will be required to obtain more accurate predictions of the climate impacts of aerosol in California.

Cahill, John F.; Suski, Kaitlyn; Seinfeld, John H.; Zaveri, Rahul A.; Prather, Kimberly A.

2012-11-21T23:59:59.000Z

437

AtlantiCare  

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... core competency is the integration of these ... market leader over competitors for the overall system. ... for a Leadership in Energy and Environmental ...

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Sharp HealthCare  

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... Organization Chart Signed 2007 Application Form Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations ... Page 3. GLOSSARY OF TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS ...

2008-03-27T23:59:59.000Z

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careInlorlladon Infrastructure:  

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... BrInging HeaithcG1eOnline: Th~ Rot. of infotmotIon Technologiu, OTA-rrc-624, USGovernment PrInting Office. Washington. Dc.1995.) ...

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Residential Care Facilities  

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All material appearing in this report is in the public domain and may be reproduced or copied without permission; citation as to source, however, is appreciated. Suggested citation Moss AJ, Harris-Kojetin LD, Sengupta M, et al. Design and operation of the

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In-Service Care  

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Table 31   Typical methods of cleansing stainless steel surfaces...(b) In all applications, stainless steel wool, a

442

Outlook [Caring About Places...  

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Donlyn Lyndon editor Outlook James F. Fulton publisher T o dn w h i c h they join outlook or lookout carries subtlydesign assistant watchman. Outlook becomes a point of view,

Lyndon, Donlyn

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Organizational Profile (Health Care)  

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... segments (including organized bargaining units) might be based on the type of employment or contract reporting relationship, location, tour of duty ...

2013-06-26T23:59:59.000Z

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NIST Child Care Center  

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... Please check the handbook for new information on emergency plans and new building operating policies and procedures. ...

2013-12-17T23:59:59.000Z

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North Campus Recreation Complex  

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Coal Handling Franklin AmbulatoryCareCenter Bowles Thurston Research Granville Towers West Cancer Ops- NC Northside Hospital Campus NC Neuro- Plant #1 Hospital Chiller Hospital Chiller Hill Whitehead KouryNatatorium Pinetum UNC Hospital Alumni Parker HenryStadium Union SRC Graham Arena Plant Love House

Lieb, Jason

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The Effects of Land Use on the Mobility of Elderly and Disabled and Their Homecare Workers, and the Effects of Care on Client Mobility: Findings from Contra Costa, California  

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aides caring for elderly and disabled adults (Doctoralcare for the elderly and disabled has not shifted to home-to aged, blind, or disabled persons . . . who are unable to

Decker, Annie

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Multi-professional clinical medication reviews in care homes for the elderly: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial with cost effectiveness analysis  

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(1):12-7. Desborough et al. Trials 2011, 12:218 http://www.trialsjournal.com/content/12/1/218 Page 8 of 9 3. Davies T, Dalley G, Unsworth L, Waller M, Drysdale C: The management of medication in care services 2002-03 TSO; 2004. 4. Barber ND, Alldred DP, Raynor DK... (7486):293-7. 24. Roberts MS, Stokes JA, King MA, Lynne TA, Purdie DM, Glasziou PP, Wilson DAJ, McCarthy ST, Brooks GE, de Looze FJ, Del Mar CJ: Outcomes of a randomized controlled trial of a clinical pharmacy intervention in 52 nursing homes. Br J Clin Pharmacol...

Desborough, James; Houghton, Julie; Wood, John; Wright, David; Holland, Richard; Sach, Tracey; Ashwell, Sue; Shaw, Valerie

2011-10-05T23:59:59.000Z

448

Compare All CBECS Activities: Electricity Generation  

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By Electricity Generation By Electricity Generation Compare Activities by ... Electricity Generation Capability For commercial buildings as a whole, approximately 8 percent of buildings had the capability to generate electricity, and only 4 percent of buildings actually generated any electricity. Most all buildings generated electricity only for the purpose of emergency back-up. Inpatient health care and public order and safety buildings were much more likely to have the capability to generate electricity than other building types. Over half of all inpatient health care buildings and about one-third of public order and safety buildings actually used this capability. Electricity Generation Capability and Use by Building Type Top Specific questions may be directed to: Joelle Michaels

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BMC Health Services Research BioMed Central  

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Research article Patients ' satisfaction and opinions of their experiences during admission in a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan a cross sectional study

Sardar Zakariya Imam; Khezar Shahzada Syed; Syed Ahad Ali; Syed Umer Ali; Kiran Fatima; Marium Gill; Muhammad Ovais Hassan; Saad Hasan Hashmi; Maham T Siddiqi; Hadi Muhammad Khan; Omar Farooq Jameel; Maham T Siddiqi; Hadi Muhammad Khan; Omar Farooq Jameel

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Comparison of Baldrige Award Applicants and Recipients with ...  

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... largest difference between Baldrige and non-Baldrige hospitals in terms of winning ... gov/baldrige/enter/health_care.cfm. ... Cejka Search and Solucient ...

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* TIAA-CREF consultants receive no commissions. They are compensated through a salary plus incentive program. You should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses carefully before investing. Please call  

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* TIAA-CREF consultants receive no commissions. They are compensated through a salary plus before investing. Please call 877 518-9161 or go to tiaa-cref.org for a prospectus that contains this and other information. Please read the prospectus carefully before investing. TIAA-CREF Individual

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To the Parents and Guardians of BGSU Camp Participants: On behalf of the staff at the Student Health Service (SHS), I thank you for entrusting the health and health care  

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regardless of their health insurance status. · The SHS offers ancillary services, such as laboratory tests at the Student Health Service (SHS), I thank you for entrusting the health and health care of your dependent, a full-service pharmacy and laboratory. All currently enrolled camp participants are eligible to use our

Moore, Paul A.

453

b11.xls  

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Lodging Lodging Retail (Other Than Mall) Table B11. Selected Principal Building Activity: Part 1, Number of Buildings for Non- Mall Buildings, 2003 Principal Building Activity Number of Buildings (thousand) Health Care All Buildings* Education Food Sales Food Service Energy Information Administration 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey: Building Characteristics Tables Released: June 2006 Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007 Inpatient Outpatient All Buildings* .................................. 4,645 386 226 297 8 121 142 443 Lodging Retail (Other Than Mall) Table B11. Selected Principal Building Activity: Part 1, Number of Buildings for Non- Mall Buildings, 2003 Principal Building Activity Number of Buildings (thousand) Health Care All Buildings* Education Food Sales Food

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*** PROGRAM TO CREATE FORMAT LIBRARY FOR THE 1986 NBECS DATA ***; *** PROGRAM TO CREATE FORMAT LIBRARY FOR THE 1986 NBECS DATA ***; PROC FORMAT LIBRARY=SASLIB; VALUE $ACTIVTY ' ' = 'Inapplicable' '01' = 'Vacant' '02' = 'Office' '03' = 'Mercantile/services' '04' = 'Assembly' '05' = 'Food sales' '06' = 'Public order/safety' '07' = 'Health care (outpatient)' '08' = 'Industrial' '09' = 'Agricultural' '10' = 'Laboratory' '11' = 'Warehouse (refrig)' '12' = 'Warehouse (nonrefrig)' '13' = 'Education' '14' = 'Food service' '15' = 'Health care (inpatient)' '16' = 'Skilled nursing' '17' = 'Lodging' '18' = 'Residential' '19' = 'Other'; VALUE $BILTYP ' ' = 'Inapplicable' '1' = 'One bill' '2' = 'More than one bill' '7' = 'Not billed' '8' = 'Don''t know' '9' = 'Missing'; VALUE $CENDIV '1' = 'New England' '2' = 'Middle Atlantic'

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Hospital beats ratchet clause with backup generator  

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The Lutheran Medical Center in Denver used a backup generator to shave peak demand during the summer and installed power transformers that allow the purchase of discounted high-voltage current to save $49,000 a year in its electric bill. A ratchet clause which imposes a year-round rate based on summer peak demand prompted the investment. Holding the summer peaks down enables the facility to more nearly match winter rates to actual demand. The two generators convert discounted high voltage power from the utility to standard 480-volt current. A control system operates the generators during peak periods each day.

Ladd, C.

1985-06-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Five year report on the medical follow up of Marshallese receiving special medical care related to 1954 Bravo fallout radiation (January 1992--1996)  

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This is the 17th and final report of the Marshall Islands Medical Program as carried out by the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). The purpose of these publications has been to provide information on the medical status of 253 Marshallese exposed to radiation fallout in 1954. The medical program fulfills a commitment to disclose unique medical information relevant to public health. Details of the Bravo thermonuclear accident that caused the exposure have been published. A 1955 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, which described the acute medical effects on the population that required special medical care, remains a definitive and relevant description of events. Marshallese participation in this Congressionally mandated program is voluntary. Throughout the 44 years of the program, each participating individual`s relevant medical findings, laboratory data, disease morbidity, and mortality have been published in the BNL reports in a manner preserving patient confidentiality. In each report, there has been an attempt to interpret these findings and to infer the role of radiation exposure in their development. An equally important aspect of the reports has been the presentation of data that allows for analyses of the medical consequences of the Marshallese exposure.

Vaswani, A.N.; Howard, J.E.

1999-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

457

A Scalable Home Care System Infrastructure Supporting Domiciliary Care  

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Gray,P.D. McBryan,T. Hine,N. Martin,C.J. Gil,N. Wolters,M. Mayo,N. Turner,K.J. Docherty,L.S. Wang,F. Kolberg,M. University of Stirling Technical Report Series

Gray, P.D.

458

standards & trade - who really cares?  

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... American Petroleum Institute (API) ... ANNUAL BUDGETS AND SOURCES OF ... Data source: ISO Members 1996 (source data converted from Swiss ...

2013-06-17T23:59:59.000Z

459

Virtual Environments for Health Care  

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... condition and state of consciousness" (Kahaner, 1994 ... reality] stimulations to the human" (Nakajima, Nomura ... of virtual reality simulations to humans. ...

1996-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

460

CARE AND FEEDING OF FROGS  

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'Propellers' are features in Saturn's A ring associated with moonlets that open partial gaps. They exhibit non-Keplerian motion (Tiscareno et al.); the longitude residuals of the best-observed propeller, 'Bleriot', appear consistent with a sinusoid of period {approx}4 years. Pan and Chiang proposed that propeller moonlets librate in 'frog resonances' with co-orbiting ring material. By analogy with the restricted three-body problem, they treated the co-orbital material as stationary in the rotating frame and neglected non-co-orbital material. Here we use simple numerical experiments to extend the frog model, including feedback due to the gap's motion, and drag associated with the Lindblad disk torques that cause Type I migration. Because the moonlet creates the gap, we expect the gap centroid to track the moonlet, but only after a time delay t{sub delay}, the time for a ring particle to travel from conjunction with the moonlet to the end of the gap. We find that frog librations can persist only if t{sub delay} exceeds the frog libration period P{sub lib}, and if damping from Lindblad torques balances driving from co-orbital torques. If t{sub delay} << Pl{sub ib}, then the libration amplitude damps to zero. In the case of Bleriot, the frog resonance model can reproduce the observed libration period P{sub lib} {approx_equal} 4 yr. However, our simple feedback prescription suggests that Bleriot's t{sub delay} {approx} 0.01P{sub lib}, which is inconsistent with the observed libration amplitude of 260 km. We urge more accurate treatments of feedback to test the assumptions of our toy models.

Pan, Margaret; Chiang, Eugene, E-mail: mpan@astro.berkeley.edu [Department of Astronomy, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 (United States)

2012-01-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Patterns of Radiotherapy Practice for Patients With Cervical Cancer in Japan, 2003-2005: Changing Trends in the Pattern of Care Process  

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Purpose: The patterns of care study (PCS) of radiotherapy for cervical cancer in Japan over the last 10 years was reviewed. Methods and Materials: The Japanese PCS working group analyzed data from 1,200 patients (1995-1997, 591 patients; 1999-2001, 324 patients; 2003-2005, 285 patients) with cervical cancer treated with definitive radiotherapy in Japan. Results: Patients in the 2001-2003 survey were significantly younger than those in the 1999-2001 study (p < 0.0001). Histology, performance status, and International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics stage were not significantly different among the three survey periods. Use of combinations of chemotherapy has increased significantly during those periods (1995-1997, 24%; 1999-2001, 33%; 2003-2005, 54%; p < 0.0001). The ratio of patients receiving concurrent chemotherapy has also dramatically increased (1995-1997, 20%; 1999-2001, 54%; 2003-2005, 83%; p < 0.0001). As for external beam radiotherapy (EBRT), the application rate of four-field portals has greatly increased over the three survey periods (1995-1997, 2%; 1999-2001, 7%; 2003-2005, 21%; p < 0.0001). In addition, the use of an appropriate beam energy for EBRT has shown an increase (1995-1997, 67%; 1999-2001, 74%; 2003-2005, 81%; p = 0.064). As for intracavitary brachytherapy (ICBT), an iridium source has become increasingly popular (1995-1997, 27%; 1999-2001, 42%; 2003-2005, 84%; p < 0.0001). Among the three surveys, the ratio of patients receiving ICBT (1995-1997, 77%; 1999-2001, 82%; 2003-2005, 78%) has not changed. Although follow-up was inadequate in each survey, no significant survival differences were observed (p = 0.36), and rates of late Grade 3 or higher toxicity were significantly different (p = 0.016). Conclusions: The Japanese PCS has monitored consistent improvements over the past 10 years in the application of chemotherapy, timing of chemotherapy, and EBRT methods. However, there is still room for improvement, especially in the clinical practice of ICBT.

Tomita, Natsuo, E-mail: ntomita@aichi-cc.jp [Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya (Japan)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya (Japan); Toita, Takafumi [Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa (Japan)] [Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Science, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa (Japan); Kodaira, Takeshi [Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya (Japan)] [Department of Radiation Oncology, Aichi Cancer Center Hospital, Nagoya (Japan); Shinoda, Atsunori [Department of Radiology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto (Japan)] [Department of Radiology, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto (Japan); Uno, Takashi [Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba (Japan)] [Department of Radiology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba (Japan); Numasaki, Hodaka; Teshima, Teruki [Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita (Japan)] [Department of Medical Physics and Engineering, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University, Suita (Japan); Mitsumori, Michihide [Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)] [Department of Radiation Oncology and Image-applied Therapy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto (Japan)

2012-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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The Timing and Frequency of Complications After Peripheral Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty and Iliac Stenting: Is a Change from Inpatient to Outpatient Therapy Feasible?  

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Purpose: A prospective study was performed to assess the frequency and timing of complications after transluminal angioplasty and stent placement with a view to changing our practice and performing these procedures on an outpatient basis.Method: A total of 266 angioplasties and 51 stent deployments were attempted on 240 consecutive patients. Immediate complications were documented by the radiologists. The timing and nature of any complications during and beyond the first 24 hr were reported by the vascular surgeons.Results: There were 14 complications in 240 patients, giving a complication rate of 4.8% per vessel segment dilated. There were five major and nine minor complications. Eighty-six percent of complications were evident before the patient had left the angiography suite. All complications were evident within 4.5 hr of the procedure.Conclusion: The timing of complications suggests it would be reasonable to perform percutaneous transluminal angioplasties and iliac stenting on an outpatient basis in suitable patients.

Burns, Briony J. [Department of Radiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU (United Kingdom); Phillips, Andrea J. [Department of Radiology, Royal United Hospital NHS Trust, Combe Park, Bath BA1 3NG (United Kingdom); Fox, Anthony [Department of Surgery, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ (United Kingdom); Boardman, Phillip; Phillips-Hughes, Jane [Department of Radiology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford OX3 9DU (United Kingdom)

2000-11-15T23:59:59.000Z

463

Customer-Centered Careflow Modeling Based on Guidelines  

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In contemporary society, customer-centered health care, which stresses customer participation and long-term tailored care, is inevitably becoming a trend. Compared with the hospital or physician-centered healthcare process, the customer-centered healthcare ... Keywords: Careflow, Customer-centered health care, Information system, Process modeling

Biqing Huang; Peng Zhu; Cheng Wu

2012-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Towards high performing hospital enterprise architectures : elevating hospitals to lean enterprise thinking  

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This research is motivated by the National Academy of Engineering and the Institute of Medicine's joint call for research in healthcare, promoting the application of principles, tools, and research from engineering ...

Fradinho, Jorge Miguel dos Santos

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Study protocol for iQuit in Practice: a randomised controlled trial to assess the feasibility, acceptability and effectiveness of tailored web- and text-based facilitation of smoking cessation in primary care  

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,5*, Susan Smith1, James Jamison1, Sue Boase2, Dan Mason1, A Toby Prevost3, James Brimicombe1, Melanie Sloan1, Hazel Gilbert4 and Felix Naughton1 Abstract Background: Primary care is an important setting for smoking cessation interventions. There is evidence... . West R, McNeill A, Raw M: Smoking cessation guidelines for health professionals: an update. Thorax 2000, 55:987999. 5. Rice VH, Stead LF: Nursing interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2008, 1:CD001188. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD...

Sutton, Stephen; Smith, Susan; Jamison, James; Boase, Sue; Mason, Dan; Prevost, A Toby; Brimicombe, James; Sloan, Melanie; Gilbert, Hazel; Naughton, Felix

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1992 CBECS BC  

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8. Principal Building Activity, Number of Buildings 8. Principal Building Activity, Number of Buildings and Floorspace, 1992 Building Characteristics RSE Column Factor: All Buildings (thousand) Total Floorspace (million square feet) RSE Row Factor 0.9 1.1 All Buildings ........................................................ 4,806 67,876 3.7 Principal Building Activity Education ............................................................ 301 8,470 7.5 Food Sales ......................................................... 130 757 14.5 Food Service ..................................................... 260 1,491 8.7 Health Care Inpatient ............................................................. 19 1,287 18.7 Outpatient .......................................................... 44 476 17.8 Laboratory

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The purpose of this study was to determine hospital executive managements perceptions of how turbulence in the politico-legal sector of the macroenvironment impacted the strategic management systems of Tennessee hospitals. In particular, how did Federal and State funding restrictions (Medicare and TennCare) impact the strategic planning and implementation process of their hospitals? The study was also designed to gain insight regarding specific changes to strategic management systems that may have resulted from these funding restrictions. The research was conducted during April and May of 2003. Data were gathered by surveying the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of acute care hospitals in Tennessee using a survey instrument covering the areas of strategy formulation, implementation, and evaluation. Fifty-five percent of CEOs of Tennessees acute care hospitals responded to the study Using the number of hospital beds as an indicator of hospital size, the results of a Chi Square test demonstrated that the sample of CEOs responding approximated the population (Chi Square=.986, df=6, p=.986). Proportions of CEOs representing for-profit hospitals and rural hospitals also approximated population proportions. The results of the data analysis gave insight into how reductions in TennCare and Medicare

Jean Garner Stead; Randy Lee Byington

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

468

The Berkeley Tricorder: wireless health monitoring  

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The advancement of precision micropower amplifiers, microcontrollers, and MEMs devices have allowed for a paradigm shift from traditionally large and costly health monitoring equipment only found in hospitals or care centers to smaller, wireless, low ...

Reza Naima; John F. Canny

2010-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

469

Continuous estimation of cardiac output and arterial resistance from arterial blood pressure using a third-order Windkessel model  

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Intensive Care Units (ICUs) have high impact on the survival of critically-ill patients in hospitals. Recent statistics have shown that only 10% of the 5 million patients admitted to ICUs in the United States die each year. ...

Francis, Said Elias

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drift compensated inertial position sensor for healthcare patient monitoring  

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In order to provide more effective health care, especially to the elderly, we must enable the physician to monitor the patient outside of the clinic or hospital. A patient's activities are a critical indicator of his or ...

Nelson, David Lee, M. Eng. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Free text phrase encoding and information extraction from medical notes  

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The Laboratory for Computational Physiology is collecting a large database of patient signals and clinical data from critically ill patients in hospital intensive care units (ICUs). The data will be used as a research ...

Shu, Jennifer (Jennifer J.)

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving surgical patient flow in a congested recovery area  

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The recent movement in healthcare reform requires hospitals to care for more patients while simultaneously reducing costs. Medical institutions can no longer afford to simply add beds and hire staff to increase capacity. ...

Schwartz, Trevor A

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

473

NETL F 451.1-1/1 Categorical Exclusion (CX) Designation Form  

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New Hampshire NH Hospital Solar Hot Water Heater Design and installation of roof-mounted solar panels used to heat water for a hot water use in the Acute Psychiatric Care Facility...

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College of Health Sciences Clinical Partners Dental Hygiene  

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Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center IHC Health Services, Inc Laboratory Corporation of America Health Systems Sentara Laboratory Systems Sentara Leigh Hospital Shore Health Services Veterans Marine Care Services Kasei Virginia Corporation Loudon County Health Department Naval Occupational Safety

475

Essays in economics  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

The first chapter analyzes incentives and quality in hospitals with physician-investors. Proponents of physician ownership argue that it improves care; opponents claim that physician-investors "cherry-pick" profitable ...

Swanson, Ashley (Ashley Terese)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

476

Model-based dependability analysis of programmable drug infusion pumps  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Infusion pumps are commonly used in home/hospital care to inject drugs into a patient at programmable rates over time. However, in practice, a combination of faults including software errors, mechanical failures and human error can lead to catastrophic ...

Sriram Sankaranarayanan; Hadjar Homaei; Clayton Lewis

2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

477

1. Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) 2. BloodCenter Research Institute  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

1. Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) 2. BloodCenter Research Institute 3. Children's Hospital Medical Center Corporate Offices 6. Curative Care Network 7. Eye Institute* 8. Fitness Center* 9. Froedtert Hospital* 10. Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Specialty Clinics Building Entrance* 11

478

NYP Policy and Procedure Template  

NLE Websites -- All DOE Office Websites (Extended Search)

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Sites: All Centers Environment of Care Manual Page 1 of 3 ___________________________________________________________ TITLE: ENERGY CONSERVATION POLICY POLICY: It is the policy of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to design and establish a fundamental understanding of and institutional commitment to environmental responsibility, and to implement methods to reduce energy consumption and related costs. PURPOSE: The purpose of this energy policy is to establish the framework for acceptable protocols, practices and operational standards. To fully integrate NYPH's Strategic Initiatives with the goal of this policy to further foster a culture of engagement by positively impacting the environment of care throughout its entire lifecycle.

479

The DEDUCE Guided Query tool: Providing simplified access to clinical data for research and quality improvement  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

In many healthcare organizations, comparative effectiveness research and quality improvement (QI) investigations are hampered by a lack of access to data created as a byproduct of patient care. Data collection often hinges upon either manual chart review ... Keywords: Clinical informatics, Computerized health care evaluation mechanisms, Hospital information systems, Medical informatics, Medical records systems, Translational research

Monica M. Horvath; Stephanie Winfield; Steve Evans; Steve Slopek; Howard Shang; Jeffrey Ferranti

2011-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

b11.xls  

U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

Table B11. Selected Principal Building Activity: Part 1, Number of Buildings for Non- Table B11. Selected Principal Building Activity: Part 1, Number of Buildings for Non- Mall Buildings, 2003 Principal Building Activity Number of Buildings (thousand) Health Care All Buildings* Education Food Sales Food Service Lodging Retail (Other Than Mall) Energy Information Administration 2003 Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey: Building Characteristics Tables Revised June 2006 81 Released: June 2006 Next CBECS will be conducted in 2007 Inpatient Outpatient All Buildings* .................................. 4,645 386 226 297 8 121 142 443 Table B11. Selected Principal Building Activity: Part 1, Number of Buildings for Non- Mall Buildings, 2003 Principal Building Activity Number of Buildings (thousand) Health Care All Buildings* Education Food Sales Food Service Lodging

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U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) Indexed Site

PROGRAM TO CREATE FORMAT LIBRARY FOR THE 1989 CBECS DATA PROGRAM TO CREATE FORMAT LIBRARY FOR THE 1989 CBECS DATA PROC FORMAT LIBRARY=SASLIB; VALUE $ACTIVTY ' ' = 'Inapplicable' '01' = 'Vacant' '02' = 'Office' '03' = 'Mercantile/services' '04' = 'Assembly' '05' = 'Food sales' '06' = 'Public order/safety' '07' = 'Health care (outpatient)' '08' = 'Industrial' '09' = 'Agricultural' '10' = 'Laboratory' '11' = 'Warehouse (refrig.)' '12' = 'Warehouse (nonrefrig.)' '13' = 'Education' '14' = 'Food service' '15' = 'Health care (inpatient)' '16' = 'Skilled nursing' '17' = 'Lodging' '18' = 'Residential' '19' = 'Parking garage' '20' = 'Other' '98' = 'Don''t know' '99' = 'Not ascertained'; VALUE $BILTYP ' ' = 'Inapplicable' '1' = 'One bill' '2' = 'More than one bill' '7' = 'Not billed' '8' = 'Don''t know' '9' = 'Missing'; VALUE $BLDGCL ' ' = 'Inapplicable'

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Property:Buildings/ModelBuildingType | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Buildings/ModelBuildingType Buildings/ModelBuildingType Jump to: navigation, search This is a property of type Page. It links to pages that use the form Buildings Model. Education Food Sales Food Service Health Care (Inpatient) Health Care (Outpatient) Lodging Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Mercantile (Enclosed and Strip Malls) Office Public Assembly Public Order and Safety Religious Worship Service Warehouse and Storage Other Vacant Pages using the property "Buildings/ModelBuildingType" Showing 12 pages using this property. G General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago High Plug Load 50% Energy Savings + Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) + General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago High Plug Load Baseline + Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) + General Merchandise 2009 TSD Chicago Low Plug Load 50% Energy Savings + Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) +

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CBECS Building Types | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

CBECS Building Types CBECS Building Types Jump to: navigation, search The list below contains the Building Type classifications, also known as Principal Building Activity, established by the Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS) performed by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)[1]. Education Food Sales Food Service Health Care (Inpatient) Health Care (Outpatient) Lodging Mercantile (Enclosed and Strip Malls) Mercantile (Retail Other Than Mall) Office Other Public Assembly Public Order and Safety Religious Worship Service Vacant Warehouse and Storage References ↑ EIA CBECS Building Types U.S. Energy Information Administration (Oct 2008) Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=CBECS_Building_Types&oldid=270205" What links here Related changes

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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN THIRD-PARTY RATING OF HEALTHCARE FACILITIES  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

(GBCI) began requiring that all new construction and major renovation projects seeking LEED certification for inpatient, outpatient, or long-term care facilities must use the LEED for Healthcare rating system. 2. BACKGROUND: The VA Sustainable Design and Energy Reduction Manual (April 2010) requires major construction projects to achieve a third-party green building certification of at least LEED Silver or two Green Globes. VA commissioned a study to determine the impact of USGBCs new requirement on VAs construction program. The study compared LEED for Health Care (LEED HC) to LEED for New Construction (LEED NC) and determined that there will be little impact to cost or effort when using LEED HC in lieu of LEED NC. (1) Projects using the Green Building Initiatives (GBI) Green Globes rating system will not be affected. 3. NEW STANDARD: All VA healthcare projects registering for LEED

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2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

485

Education and health care in developing countries  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

This thesis is a collection of three essays on education and health in developing countries. Chapter 1 shows that increasing perceived returns to education strengthens incentives for schooling when agents underestimate the ...

Nguyen, Trang V

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

486

Emotion detection in email customer care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

Prompt and knowledgeable responses to customers' emails are critical in maximizing customer satisfaction. Such emails often contain complaints about unfair treatment due to negligence, incompetence, rigid protocols, unfriendly systems, and unresponsive ...

Narendra Gupta; Mazin Gilbert; Giuseppe Di Fabbrizio

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

487

Archived Reference Building Type: Outpatient health care  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Here you will find past versions of the commercial reference building models for existing buildings constructed in or after 1980, organized by building type and location. A summary of building types and climate zones is available for reference. Current versions are also available.

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Archived Reference Building Type: Outpatient health care  

Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy (DOE))

Here you will find past versions of the commercial reference building models for existing buildings constructed before 1980, organized by building type and location. A summary ofbuilding types and climate zonesis available for reference.Current versionsare also available.

489

Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... held in a base of black anodized aluminum ... as use and disposal of radiation, chemicals, and ... be monitored by the organization's governance body. ...

2012-10-25T23:59:59.000Z

490

Long Term Care | National Nuclear Security Administration  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Nuclear Security Administration Our Mission Managing the Stockpile Preventing Proliferation Powering the Nuclear Navy Emergency Response Recapitalizing Our Infrastructure...

491

Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP)  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... protection selected. Employees pay 100% o the premiums. Coverage is guaranteed renewable and is fully portable. The Office ...

2010-12-21T23:59:59.000Z

492

NIST Child Care Association BULLYING, HARASSMENT, OR ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... including verbal, physical, or written conduct or an ... as soon as possible after the event. ... be discarded while a criminal investigation or prosecution ...

2013-08-18T23:59:59.000Z

493

Organizational Readiness in Specialty Mental Health Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

the organizational social context (OSC) of mental healthOrganizational Readiness in Specialty Mental Health Careorganizational assessment in specialty mental health, in

Hamilton, Alison B.; Cohen, Amy N.; Young, Alexander S.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Results with Baldrige in Health Care  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... the management of diabetes, a condition experienced by Alaska Native and ... rates for nurses were substantially lower than the state average for ...

2013-06-16T23:59:59.000Z

496

Nestle Purina PetCare Company  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... is a consumer packaged goods company that manufactures, markets, and distributes pet food and snacks for dogs and cats and cat litter throughout ...

2011-04-20T23:59:59.000Z

497

Baldrige FAQs: Health Care and Education  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... 2003 Community Consolidated School District 15. 2004 Kenneth W. Monfort College of Business. 2005 Jenks Public Schools, Richland College. ...

2011-06-09T23:59:59.000Z

498

Page 1 of 22 Know Better Care  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

fasteners are tight including sling connector Check that hand control buttons operate in the corresponding or excessive wear Check that exposed fasteners are tight including sling connector Check that hand control on the spreader bar Push down on handle; attach leg straps Insure that strap connectors are fully engaged

Oliver, Douglas L.

499

Diagnostic accuracy in patients admitted to hospitals with cellulitis  

E-Print Network (OSTI)

2 *, Loren G Miller 1,3 , Noah Craft 1,3 * DermatologyInformation Officer and Noah Craft MD, PhD, is a consultant

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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100 Hospitals CEO Insights: Adoption Rates of Select Baldrige ...  

Science Conference Proceedings (OSTI)

... of major shifts in technology, markets, healthcare services ... identify business opportunities, improve marketing efforts, and grow market share. ...

2013-10-19T23:59:59.000Z