Due to the combination of aging facilities, thin operating margins, and competing needs for capital, many hospitals have obsolete, inefficient, and... read more
Conventional commissioning practices designed to produce high performance health facilities frequently fail to yield their intended results. The... read more
Waste takes on many forms (discrete, synergistic, and systemic) in the project delivery processes that have been instilled in us over the past 100 years.... read more
As health care reform continues, facility management professionals must expand their competencies and the breadth of their responsibilities by... read more
When natural disasters challenge the delivery of patient care, the infrastructure of a health care facility becomes more important than... read more
This Inside ASHE article states that the skills needed by hospital facility managers decades ago are vastly different than those needed by the present day facility professional.
This Inside ASHE article discusses how lessons one hospital learned in Hurricane Floyd helped the facility deal with Superstorm Sandy.