Inside ASHE

Spring 2017: Volume 25, Issue 1

Inside ASHE Volume 25, Number 1

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  • Letter from the president
  • What’s new at ASHE?
  • Toolkit helps hospitals reduce energy costs
  • Using research to improve patient outcomes
  • A celebration of teamwork: The 2017 Vista Award winners
  • 2017 Architecture for Health Showcase
  • Active design: A prescription to move
  • Pet therapy: Low cost, big comfort at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
  • Four strategies for applying a multidisciplinary approach to health care interior design
  • Growing use of cyclotrons in proton therapy calls for safe design of flexible, smart gas delivery systems
  • 5 tips for engaging millennials in the field of health facility design
  • Designing water systems to minimize risk
  • If you can’t stand the heat, remodel: Fixing a hot and humid hospital kitchen
  • A quick response: Working to improve health facility regulations
  • Member spotlight: Richard Moeller, PE, FASHE, LEED AP, HFDP, CHC


Winter 2016: Volume 24, Number 4

Inside ASHE Volume 24, Number 4

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  • Letter from the president
  • What’s new at ASHE?
  • 2016 ASHE election results
  • Working together for the future: How ASHE’s community of members is improving our field
  • 2016 ASHE committee members
  • ASHE uses survey results to add benefits
  • Hosted programs: Health care organizations save resources by bringing ASHE training on site
  • Preparing for the CHFM exam: A new resource
  • Formulas for success: Financial terms to know
  • Position yourself for an uncertain future
  • Changes to fire door inspection and testing requirements in the 2012 Life Safety Code
  • An advocacy win: ASHE member efforts contribute to better emergency preparedness regulations
  • Why your presence—and your vote—is critical at the 2017 NFPA technical meetings
  • Member spotlight: Steve Spaanbroek, MBA, FASHE, CHFM, CHC


Fall 2016: Volume 24, Number 3

Inside ASHE Volume 24, Number 3

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  • Letter from the president
  • What’s new at ASHE?
  • Tools you can use
  • ASHE Annual Conference focused on reaching new heights
  • Cutting costs, supporting patient care: ASHE recognizes 2016 Energy to Care award winners
  • The energy efficiency tug-of-war: How in-state and interstate competitions encourage hospitals to go green
  • Success stories: How four hospitals save energy
  • Through the patient’s eyes: The interplay between the built environment and patient experience
  • Utility bill basics: Understanding how to get the most out of your electricity service
  • Memorial Hermann Southwest Heart and Vascular Hospital cuts energy costs
  • Strategic steps to sustainability in health care
  • Operations and maintenance benchmarking: Finding numbers that work for you
  • Hazardous waste program compliance: Differentiating between medical and hazardous waste
  • Coordination and efficiency: Hallmarks of St. Luke’s campus construction
  • The baton pass: Transitioning a new facility from construction to operations and asset management
  • Member spotlight: Scott Wallace


Summer 2016: Volume 24, Number 2

Inside ASHE Volume 24, Number 2

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  • Letter from the president
  • What’s new: ASHE at a glance
  • ASHE, sponsors work together to provide member resources
  • ASHE offers new education programs and custom learning opportunities
  • Tapping into the physical environment to improve patient experiences
  • Planning strategically to address the future of the field
  • Bridging change: Revisiting the job description of effective facility managers
  • Next steps: How will CMS adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code® affect hospitals?
  • Maintaining barriers requires protocol
  • NFPA 99 frequently asked questions: What you need to know
  • Keeping back-of-the-house safety in the forefront
  • Risk assessment for isolated power systems
  • Papal visit: One hospital’s story from “the zone”
  • Reliability centered maintenance: Do you really know the condition of your equipment?
  • Developing innovative maintenance solutions for reliable emergency power
  • Understanding the codes: NFPA 101 requirements
  • Special section: ASHE 2016 Advocacy Report
  • Member spotlight: Jack Chamblee


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