The Joint Commission has released updated prepublication standards that include new, revised, and relocated elements of performance.
The number of suicides continues to increase in the United States, and is now the tenth leading cause of death, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health care facility professionals are often looking for ways to get the support of the C-Suite for energy reducing strategies.
At ASHE conferences, a popular session is the Just Ask ASHE panel, which features code experts answering audience questions on a variety of codes and standards issues.
ASHE members selected new leaders in the 2017 elections, including the next ASHE president-elect, and members passeda terminology change shifting ASHE bylaws to policies.
ASHE members have free access to a September 19 webinar covering the newly adopted 2012 edition of NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code.
Hurricane Harvey has caused unprecedented flooding in the Houston area, and the storm continues to cause new challenges. ASHE has been in touch with several members in Texas hospitals, and is also communicating with the ASHE affiliated local chapter in Texas to find ways to best support recovery efforts.