Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Are you worried your health care facility will be cited for emergency preparedness? Accrediting organizations are increasing their scrutiny. One ASHE expert shares tips and insights in this Q&A.
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
The results are in for 2019 Hospital Construction Survey. See how hospital construction budgets, facility projects and commissioning data compare to 2018.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Do lease agreements, outpatient properties and off-site construction projects have your head spinning? ASHE offers three points to consider for health care facility managers.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Roughly 31% of the health care facility workforce is bound for retirement, leaving a large gap for millennials to fill. Learn why the next generation will thrive as health care facility leaders.
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Do you often find yourself in the trenches of deciphering health care facility codes to stay in compliance? Here is some guidance to three common code questions.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Are you ready for your next health care facility survey? Prepare for a visit from the Joint Commission, DNV, HFAP, or other accrediting organization with a new ASHE program.
Monday, May 7, 2018
Are you struggling to find the time to get your CEUs? Discover 7 online ASHE courses that can benefit you and your entire health care facility team.
Monday, April 23, 2018
Are all of the doors in your health care facility working correctly? Discover ASHE’s 10 rules you should be following to ensure your swinging doors are in compliance with health care facility codes.
Monday, April 9, 2018
Apply lessons learned for the 2018 Energy Treasure Hunt to improve your health care facility’s efficiency efforts.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
How can you do more with less to make your health facility more energy efficient? If you've asked yourself this question, you know that you can't manage what you don't measure - and that applies to your health care facilities' energy use.
Friday, June 23, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® as part of its Conditions of Participation (CoPs) last year. July 5 marks the date for health care facility teams to verify compliance with the code since its adoption.
Thursday, June 8, 2017
Hospital power systems need to run smoothly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. There is no downtime–patient lives depend on it. That's why emergency power systems are so critical.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
You may have heard that CMS issued New Conditions of Participation that reference NFPA 101® and NFPA 80 requiring routine inspections of fire doors performed by "qualified persons". You don't need to have a special certification or third party training to be qualified, but you do need to be prepared for the unexpected with a well-oiled fire door maintenance program.
Thursday, May 18, 2017
As a health care facility manager, you may find yourself wearing many hats. When taking on additional roles and responsibilities in the health care environment, it may become increasingly important to validate your expertise and credibility related to the job.
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
We can all agree that the current health care system in the United States is nowhere near perfect – but if you could only change one thing, what would it be? Several ASHE Annual Conference speakers weigh in.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
ASHRAE Standard 188: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems establishes minimum legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems. Creating a water risk management plan can help hospitals comply with this standard and mitigate risk as much as possible.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Health care facility managers realize the importance of their departments–the systems managed by the facility department are absolutely critical to hospital operations and the safety of patients and staff. But sometimes facility departments go unnoticed unless something goes wrong...
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