DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Application of Abington Memorial Hospital for Exception
[38 Pa.B. 1551]
[Saturday, March 29, 2008]
Under 28 Pa. Code § 51.33 (relating to requests for exceptions), the Department of Health (Department) gives notice that Abington Memorial Hospital has requested an exception to the requirements of 28 Pa. Code § 153.1 (relating to minimum standards), which requires compliance with minimum standards contained in the following publication: Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Healthcare Facilities. The facility specifically requests exception from the following standards contained in this publication: 22.214.171.124(1), 126.96.36.199, 2.6.2(2), 188.8.131.52(2), 184.108.40.206(3) and 7.1.4 (relating to OR suite); 220.127.116.11 (4), 18.104.22.168(2) and 22.214.171.124(1) (relating to the PACU); 126.96.36.199 (relating to Phase II recovery area).
These requests are on file with the Department. Persons may receive a copy of a request for exception by requesting a copy from the Department of Health, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care, Room 532, Health and Welfare Building, Harrisburg, PA 17120, (717) 783-8980, fax (717) 772-2163, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those persons who wish to comment on an exception request may do so by sending a letter by mail, e-mail or facsimile to the Division and address listed previously.
Comments received by the Department within 10 days after the date of publication of this notice will be reviewed by the Department before it decides whether to approve or disapprove the request for exception.
Persons with a disability who wish to obtain a copy of a request and/or provide comments to the Department and require an auxiliary aid, service or other accommodation to do so should contact the Director, Division of Acute and Ambulatory Care at (717) 783-8980 for speech and/or hearing impaired persons V/TT (717) 783-6154 or the Pennsylvania AT&T Relay Service at (800) 654-5984 (TT).
CALVIN B. JOHNSON, M. D., M.P.H.,
[Pa.B. Doc. No. 08-590. Filed for public inspection March 28, 2008, 9:00 a.m.]
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