This training video provides a brief explanation on how temperature and relative humidity affect one another.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101. The 2012 edition contains a new chapter on... read more
In this Annual Conference session recording, ASHE's codes and standards experts discuss emerging codes and standards issues facing health care facilities and offer answers to specific questions on codes including NFPA 101 and NFPA 99.
This 2016 Annual Conference session recording provides an overview of NFPA 99:Health Care Facilities Code, including topics such as... read more
This ASHE Annual Conference session recording covers Chapter 43 of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101, which provides clarification on levels of building renovations and when compliance with new construction would be required.
This Annual Conference session recording covers the 2008 edition of ASHRAE 170 and addenda as referenced by the 2012 edition of NFPA 99. With CMS adopting ASHRAE 170 as a Condition of Participation, it is critical to understand this standard.
CMS has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101, and this ASHE Annual Conference session recording will introduce... read more
This ASHE Annual Conference session recording provides an overview of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code®, including topics such as occupancy classification, components of the means of egress, doors, suites, interior finish, and more.
This ASHE video outlines changes made in 2016 to the CMS Conditions of Participation regulating health care facilities.
This ASHE Annual session recording explores the unique risks in health care facilities, emergency... read more
This webinar covers the core elements of hand hygiene best practices for both the health care provider and support team as well as strategies to engage patients in the hand hygiene program.
The 2012 edition of NFPA 101 contains numerous... read more
This webinar features 2016 Vista Award recipients. They discuss how project teams can work together to... read more
This On Demand recording discusses case studies of hospitals that have addressed health care design challenges. The recording also shows how the Center for Health Design is collecting research to offer new approaches to common challenges.
This webinar recording explores ways to increase awareness and reporting of workplace violence in... read more
This webinar details the impact of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 on new health care facilities.
This webinar recording highlights the impact of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101 will have on existing health care facilities and the rationale behind the changes from the 2000 edition.
This webinar recording explains how a well-designed emergency power system can help health care facilities provide uninterrupted patient care and comfort during routine power outages—as well as during unplanned outages.
This webinar recording introduces viewers to the idea that the built environment and influence organizational culture and that the confluence of the two factors can have a significant impact on patient satisfaction.
This recorded webinar discusses the collaboration between ASHE and the Joint Commission to create new compliance resources.
This recorded webinar discusses the latest information about an important Federal Communications Commission decision that will allow unlicensed... read more
This webinar demonstrates ASHE’s health care FSES tool and provides the information needed to present alternative compliance solutions for your facility through use of NFPA 101A methodology.
This recorded webinar provides a brief overview of the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® with specific emphasis on health care occupancy chapters.
An article was published in the March 2011 issue of Health Facilities Management magazine, which explored 10 forces changing health care design.... read more
With the goal of achieving BIM-enabled facility management, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare established the infrastructure, tools, and... read more
To better prepare you for complying with OSHA's GHS-aligned Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom 2012), this session examines questions... read more
Geared toward those who are new to accreditation, this session provides an overview of the Joint Commission survey process.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital received ASHE's 2012 Excellence in Facilities Management Award in recognition of its patient and employee safety... read more
This presentation from the 2013 ASHE Annual Conference discusses the fundamentals of health care energy efficiency.
This session uses the University of Colorado Hospital's response to the tragic theater shootings in Aurora, Colo., as an example to guide your preparations to protect employees and patients and successfully respond to incidents.
Temperature variation in patient rooms can negatively affect staff efficiency, costs, and customer experience. This presentation shows how the Six... read more
When natural disasters challenge the delivery of patient care, the infrastructure of a health care facility becomes more important than... read more
While the planning and design of health care facilities represents only a small part of the overall cost of a building over its lifetime, if properly... read more
While there are currently about 100 hospitals in the United States with hybrid capability, that number is expected to increase by 15 percent each year... 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
Operating Room HVAC setback has the potential to save significant energy and operating costs but has not yet been widely implemented for a variety... read more
The 2014 Guidelines for Health Care Facilities: Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities is proposing to add... read more
This session provides a detailed look at the many codes and standards that health care engineers must be familiar with to have a successful,... read more
The day-to-day operations of the health care environment can be overwhelming and intimidating to the point of paralysis. This session provides... read more
This session from the 2012 ASHE Annual Conference explains how to manage hospital electrical shutdowns.