In late 2004, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) told Quality Improvement Organizations and State Survey Agencies that its culture change project involved encouraging 5% of facilities
to operate without physical restraints.
Video has become a major component from the professional stadiums to high school facilities
. Fans want the same benefits of watching the game at the stadium as they do from their couch at home.
Examples include community centers, day care facilities
, libraries, senior housing, office space and athletic facilities
Almost 20 years after we built our last new nuclear weapon, the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semi-autonomous agency within the Department of Energy with a budget of $9 billion per year, continues to operate eight separate facilities
, employing over 36,000 people, and offering an unnecessarily large number of targets to terrorists.
The NIEHS uses this mechanism to integrate and build upon existing programs and institutional resources such as university-wide facilities
and services that encourage and enhance research on environmentally induced disorders.
"With certain legislative rulings indicating the generator of scrap materials being the responsible party, our facilities
minimize the risk for our customers who are the generators." He adds that because GMI is so young, there is less inherent Superfund risk associated with doing business with the company than there might be with some older scrap processors.
It might sound like something off one of those home improvement reality shows, but with a budget $500 a team was able to improve the lighting of two facilities
, enabling better nutrition among residents with dementia.
The latest mandated goals are contained in Executive Order 13,123, which requires, among other things, all federal agencies to reduce their facilities
' energy consumption by 35 percent (on a square footage basis) by 2010 from a 1985 baseline.
"People really feel good about our facilities
and the facility upkeep that we practice," Friedman notes.
Likewise, with site and facilities
, professionals are also essential.
Scant research exists regarding myriad issues associated with the use of telemedicine in correctional facilities
. This article will provide an overview of the history of telemedicine, the application of telemedicine in correctional facilities
, legal and ethical implications associated with telemedicine, the benefits and barriers related to the use of telemedicine, and current and future trends associated with its use.
The reconstruction site of the criginal Fort William, which served as the headquarters for the Northwest Company's vast fur-trading empire of the early 1800s, is expanding its conferencing and catering facilities
to attract more corporate visitors.