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Judene Bartley MS, MPH, C

Bartley has been the vice president of Epidemiology Consulting Services (Beverly Hills, MI) since 1997. Currently, she consults for public and private health care agencies such as the CDC (Atlanta), the AHA (Wash D.C.) and Premier’s Safety Institute (Charlotte, N.C.). In 1992, she was invited to join the American Institute of Architect/Facility Guidelines Institute’s (AIA/FGI) Healthcare Guidelines Revision Committee (HGRC), and was elected in 1996 to membership in the HGRC Steering and Research Committees. She currently facilitates infection control issues for research focusing on infection and sustainability aspects of health care ventilation and is a frequent presenter of infection prevention and construction issues.


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Review the work that engineers and clinicians put into creating an amendment to the standard for relative humidity in the operating room and other spaces. The goal was to see whether it was possible to adjust rh thresholds without affecting patient health, but the associated potential equipment savings may make facility budget directors feel the best of all.
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