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The New Hub and Spoke Model: Redirecting the Flow of Patient Care


For the past two decades, many healthcare providers have been developing networks of primary, secondary and tertiary care settings to provide care to their patient population. Depending upon the size and scope of the provider, these networks...

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Jul 24, 2017

Air Flow Design: The Common Oversight in Food Plants | Part 2/4


While we understand there are many nuances to airflow design and unique considerations based on the type of facility, layout of the facility and what is being produced in it, some of the common considerations that apply to most facilities...

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Mar 16, 2017

Air Flow Design: The Common Oversight in Food Plants | Part 1/4


In the process of developing a design for a food production facility, there are so many things for an owner/operator to consider: capital financing, access to raw materials, proximity to distribution points, layout of process equipment, future...

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Mar 22, 2016

Recent Food Recalls Shed Light on the Importance of Facility Design


If you’re a food manufacturer, the spotlight is directly on you right now. With the recent Blue Bell Ice Cream recall, you should start preparing yourself for more consumer and government inquiries about your processes. How will your facility...

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Mar 18, 2016

Food Safety Begins With Facility Design


For food companies, ownership of a production facility resembles ownership of an automobile driven by a teenager. While other car owners concern themselves with safety, the parent of a licensed teen lives with the added burden of increased...
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