News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 23, 2014

Contact: Deanna Martin
dmartin@aha.org
312-422-3819

Beebe Healthcare receives award for excellence in facility management

CHICAGO –Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, Delaware, is the 2014 recipient of the Excellence in Health Care Facility Management award from the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association.

The award, sponsored by Trane, recognizes an individual or facility management department that has implemented new or innovative programs or processes. The Environment of Care Committee at Beebe Healthcare worked to develop a comprehensive spreadsheet tool that tracked compliance information during environmental tours. The tool includes 53 questions and incorporates 2014 National Patient Safety Goals. “This process is a result of the dedication of our facilities team in our journey to become a high reliability organization,” said Jeffery M. Fried, FACHE, President and CEO of Beebe Healthcare.

The award will be presented at ASHE’s Leadership Institute in Arizona later this month.

The team involved in the project includes:

  • Sandy McCurdy, CHFM, Manager of Facilities, Beebe Healthcare
  • Jerry Owens, CHFM, CHSP, Corporate Safety Officer, Beebe Healthcare
  • Jim Keyzer, CHFM, CHSP, Director of Facilities, Beebe Healthcare

For more information about ASHE awards, visit click here.

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About ASHE
ASHE is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association. More than 11,000 members count ASHE as a key source of professional development, industry information, and advocacy, including representation on key issues that affect their work in the physical health care environment. For more information about ASHE, contact 312-422-3800 or visit ashe.org.