To help members understand the possible patient and staff safety risks, ASHE has developed a list of potential ligature points and other self-harm concerns for behavioral health areas.
Expanded analysis of Health Facilities Management 2012 compensation survey by primary area of responsibility, organizational setting, number of beds, etc.
This 2013 ASHE Advocacy Report features articles on the unique hospital environment, improving codes and standards, the impact of health care facilities, and ways to get involved with advocacy efforts.
The 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
The 2015 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
The 2016 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
This alert from April 2015 urges members to tell the FCC to reject all proposals that do not ensure interference-free patient monitoring through WMTS devices.
This advocacy alert from May 3, 2016, explains the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99.
This alert explains new CMS emergency preparedness requirements for health care facilities that will require emergency plans; policies and procedures; a communication plan; and training and testing.
CMS is making a correction to its rule adopting the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. The correction, which was published in the Federal Register on... read more
A change in the standards regulating operating room humidity levels may conflict with the instructions for use on some equipment and supplies routinely used in surgery. This advisory explains the issue and gives members guidance on how to proceed.
This advisory explains an EPA proposal from 2014 that will affect certain hospitals with new or existing coal-, biomass-, and oil-fired boilers. Natural gas... read more
This advisory explains that hospitals operating a medical telemetry system in the TV channel 37 Wireless Medical Telemetry Service (WMTS) band (608-614 MHz) need to know... read more
This alert states that WMTS systems will not be required to relocate to a different band.
This session from the 2012 ASHE Annual Conference discusses finance 101 for health care facility managers.
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 provides a detailed look at the many codes and standards that health care engineers must be familiar with to have a successful,... read more
This session from the 2012 ASHE Annual Conference explains how to manage hospital electrical shutdowns.
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