Medical Center. A large hospital that has been so designated and
is appropriately staffed and equipped to provide a broad range of
healthcare services. Serves as a referral center with
specialized and consultative support for facilities within the
geographic area of responsibility; conducts, as a minimum, a
surgical graduate medical education program.
Medical Clinic. A freestanding healthcare treatment facility
appropriately staffed and equipped to provide outpatient medical
care that may include a wide range of clinical specialties.
for medical functions requiring breathable air to support
respiration or for air-driven instruments that discharge into the
pharynx. (See Section 8.)
Medical Military Construction Program (MILCON). That portion of
the President's budget devoted exclusively to the renovation,
upgrade, and replacement of Medical Treatment Facilities which
costs more than 0,000. MILCON is not supposed to include
Operations and Maintenance (O&M) or Repair and Maintenance (R&M)
unless the area which could be done with O&M or R&M is affected
by the larger MILCON project and must be accomplished to provide
a complete and usable facility in accordance with NFPA and JCAHO
Medical-Surgical Vacuum System (MV). Dry vacuum system used only
for medical functions involving patient care, therapy and
treatment rooms and oral surgeries. (See Section 8.)
Mezzanine. An intermediate level between the floor and the
ceiling of any room or space.
Medical Facilities Design Office.
Medical Facilities Room Contents List.
Military Health Services System.
Migration. When more than one elevator group is available in a
building, a passenger's origin does not necessarily dictate which
elevator group will be used. A certain percentage of the
population will migrate to other areas of a building to use an
elevator for reasons such a meeting a friend or dropping off
something on the way to their destination. This percentage is
usually estimated to be 5-10% of the population (or as otherwise
appropriate for the facility being studied).
Military Construction Program.
Military Construction Programming. The annual processing,
review, and approval of military construction project proposals