HOW DO DIFFERENCES IN OCCUPANCY REGULATIONS AFFECT OUR COMMUNITY?
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.
4 WAYS TO SAFEGUARD HOSPITAL EMERGENCY POWER
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.
4 STEPS FOR CREATING A FIRE DOOR MAINTENANCE PROGRAM
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.
5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD EARN YOUR CHFM CERTIFICATION
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.
IF YOU COULD CHANGE ONE THING ABOUT HEALTH CARE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
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.
7 STEPS TO CREATING A WATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
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.
7 WAYS HEALTH CARE FACILITY MANAGERS CAN SHOW THEIR VALUE TO THE C-SUITE
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...