3 HEALTH CARE FACILITY CODE QUESTIONS ANSWERED
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.
HOW PREPARED ARE YOU FOR YOUR NEXT HEALTH CARE FACILITY SURVEY?
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.
7 ONLINE ASHE COURSES THAT BENEFIT HEALTH CARE FACILITY TEAMS
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.
TOP 10 RULES FOR MAINTAINING SWINGING DOOR ASSEMBLIES
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.
THE SEARCH FOR HIDDEN SAVINGS: 2018 ENERGY TREASURE HUNT
Monday, April 9, 2018
Apply lessons learned for the 2018 Energy Treasure Hunt to improve your health care facility’s efficiency efforts.
4 ACHIEVEMENTS: HOW ASHE IS HELPING HEALTH CARE FACILITIES WITH SUSTAINABILITY
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.
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...