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Ambulatory Care Facilities definition: Those facilities which administer health services to individuals who do not require hospitalization or institutionalization.
Cancer Care Facilities definition: Institutions specializing in the care of cancer patients.
Cardiac Care Facilities definition: Institutions specializing in the care of patients with heart disorders.
Dental Facilities definition: Use for material on dental facilities in general or for which there is no specific heading.
Health Care Facilities, Manpower, and Services definition: The services provided in the delivery of health care, associated facilities in health care, and attendant manpower required or available.
Health Facilities definition: Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
health care facility definition: institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
Healthcare Facility definition: The buildings and organizations where healthcare services are provided.
Health Facilities, Proprietary definition: Health care institutions operated by private groups or corporations for a profit.
Hospitals, Special definition: Hospitals which provide care for a single category of illness with facilities and staff directed toward a specific service.
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As a result of the Leadership Conference on Biomedical Research and the Environment, the Facilities Committee focused its work on the development of best environmental practices at biomedical research facilities at the university and independent research facility level as well as consideration of potential involvement of for-profit companies and government agencies.

E L Medlin et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives 108 (Suppl 6), 01 Dec 2000

The designation "facilities" includes all related buildings and grounds, "green auditing" of buildings and programs, purchasing of furnishings and sources, energy efficiency, and engineering services (lighting, heating, air conditioning), among other activities.

E L Medlin et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives 108 (Suppl 6), 01 Dec 2000

The committee made a number of recommendations, including development of a national council for environmental stewardship in biomedical research, development of a system of green auditing of such research facilities, and creation of programs for sustainable building and use.

E L Medlin et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives 108 (Suppl 6), 01 Dec 2000

In addition, the committee recommended extension of education and training programs for environmental stewardship, in cooperation with facilities managers, for all research administrators and researchers.

E L Medlin et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives 108 (Suppl 6), 01 Dec 2000

The experience of the Office of Community Liaison of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in meeting the latter challenge offers a model and several valuable lessons for other biomedical research facilities to follow.

M Goldman et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives 108 (Suppl 6), 01 Dec 2000

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Environmental practices for biomedical research facilities.

E L Medlin et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Dec 2000

Community outreach at biomedical research facilities.

M Goldman et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Dec 2000

Race, Wealth, and Solid Waste Facilities in North Carolina

Jennifer M. Norton et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Sep 2007

The catch 22 of condoms in US correctional facilities

Joseph D Tucker et al.

BMC Public Health , 21 Oct 2007

Needs and opportunities for improving the health, safety, and productivity of medical research facilities.

M Hodgson et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Dec 2000

MICE, a program to track and monitor animals in animal facilities

Kim E Boulukos et al.

BMC Genetics , 08 Mar 2001

Development of a pollution prevention and energy efficiency clearinghouse for biomedical research facilities.

L F Barker et al.

Environmental Health Perspectives , 01 Dec 2000

Measuring the diffusion of palliative care in long-term care facilities – a death census

Sophie Paroz et al.

BMC Palliative Care , 16 Jan 2009

Correlates of distances traveled to use recreational facilities for physical activity behaviors

Gavin R McCormack et al.

The International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity , 19 Jul 2006

Transterm—extended search facilities and improved integration with other databases

Grant H. Jacobs et al.

Nucleic Acids Research , 01 Jan 2006

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