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Free Advice Worth Its Weight in Gold

Words of wisdom to guide you as you embark on your surgical construction or renovation project.

Dan O

Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief

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Get Your State's Blessing Before You Build
Send your architectural plans to your state agency (in Idaho, for example, that's the Bureau of Facility Standards) for review to determine if the facility meets state and CMS specifications before you finalize the plans. If you don't do so before your architect finalizes the design, change orders will result in costs outside of your construction budget. Most states offer this service free of charge or at a nominal fee.

Kris Sabo, RN
Clinical Director
Pend Oreille Surgery Center
Ponderay, Idaho
boiseks@verizon.net

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