TITLE

Playing Small Ball

AUTHOR(S)
Keil, Ode
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
FacilityCare;Oct2009, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's view regarding the small ball approach and its significance to hospital facility management. The author cites the impact of the economic slump to hospital facility management and notes its impact to several construction managers and planners. The author elucidates the benefits of the said approach particularly in patient safety, facility appearance, and space improvements.
ACCESSION #
47096134

 

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