This Inside ASHE article explains how a hospital used a unified workflow to create efficiency.
This Inside ASHE article shows how to transition a new facility from construction to operations and asset management.
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 Inside ASHE article explains a new CDC-ASHE project aimed at reducing health care associated infections through better facility and design.
This Inside ASHE article discusses ways to improve thermal comfort and the patient experience. It details six factors that contribute to thermal comfort and ways hospitals can measure and improve it.
This Inside ASHE article details ways to ensure that sterile processing departments are working properly and gives information on SPD flow.
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 Excel tool provides a checklist for environmental tours, including items related to fire safety, safety management, utilities, infection control, hazardous material, security, medical equipment, emergency management, and staff knowledge.
This excerpt from the Mechanical Systems Handbook for Health Care Facilities explains the importance of indoor air quality and the HVAC factors that contribute to indoor air quality.
This excerpt from the Mechanical Systems Handbook for Health Care Facilities gives an overview of psychrometrics and includes psychrometric charts.
This downloadable Word document is a sample monthly log for maintaining special ventilation rooms.
This downloadable Word document is a sample policy for labeling electrical panels and utilities for shut downs.
This Inside ASHE article discusses how smaller facilities, including clinics and satellite offices, can manage energy.
This article in Inside ASHE explains how facility managers can work to reduce costs in a time of mergers and acquisitions.
This article explains potential problems with fire door operation, explains code requirements, and offers tips on creating a door inspection program.
This Inside ASHE article shows how to create a water management plan to understand and address risks.
This Inside ASHE article explains how a Texas hospital worked with facility professionals around the world to support a huge pediatric AIDS care and treatment program.
ASHE developed this risk assessment tool to help health care facility professionals comply with the risk-based, patient-focused approach required by NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Codes... read more
This webpage contains a variety of conference recordings that ASHE members can access for free. These on-demand seminars allow members to learn about topics such as code compliance; facility... read more
This ASHE issue brief explains how CMS is offering waivers for hospitals that want to use power strips, or relocatable power taps (RPTs), under certain conditions.