Healthcare Facility Telecommunications Infrastructure Standard
|Publication Date:||21 August 2017|
This Standard specifies requirements for telecommunications infrastructure for healthcare facili244 ties (e.g. hospitals, clinics). It specifies cabling, cabling topologies, and cabling distances. Addi245 tionally, pathways and spaces (e.g. sizing and location), and ancillary requirements are ad246 dressed. Telecommunications cabling specified by this standard is intended to support a wide range of healthcare facilities and systems.
In addition to telecommunication systems, the telecommunications cabling specified by this standard is intended to support a wide range of clinical and non-clinical systems (e.g., RFID, BAS, nurse call, security, access control, pharmaceutical inventory), particularly those which utilize or can utilize IP-based infrastructure.