Russell Regional Hospital in Kansas started with small efficiency improvements and ended up earning an ENERGY STAR score of 100.
Proposed changes to NFPA 101 and NFPA 99 will be voted on during the NFPA Conference and Technical Meeting June 4-7 in Boston.
Full implementation of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) emergency preparedness rule is expected in November.
ASHE is extending the deadline to apply for the 2017 Ilse B. Almanza Scholarships to May 9.
Changes to two major codes affecting health care–NFPA 101 and NFPA 99–will be discussed and voted on at the 2017 NFPA technical meeting in June.
NFPA 101A methodology provides alternative compliance solutions for health care facilities, which can save costs and time under certain conditions.
ASHE has created a new crosswalk that compares K-Tags with Joint Commission, NFPA, and International Code Council requirements. ASHE members can download this members-only document for free online.