For health care facility planners, designers, and engineers, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) safety has historically been a non-issue, relegated to the domain of the MRI equipment... read more
Today’s health care facility is a maze of similar-looking, seemingly endless corridors in which rooms and other locations are often identified only by medical jargon that is... read more
Mental disorders are not uncommon in the United States: an estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older—about one in four adults—suffer from a diagnosable... read more
The physical environment of a health care facility can help or hinder a health care organization's clinical and financial performance. In fact,... read more
Temperature variation in patient rooms can negatively affect staff efficiency, costs, and customer experience. This presentation shows how the Six... read more
This Inside ASHE article showcases changes implemented by the plant operations department at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center that have added a layer of safety for artificial heart patients.
This Inside ASHE article explores the use of elastomeric foam duct liner in health care facilities, and a sidebar shows the changing requirements regarding duct liners.