Today You Are Health Care provides an overview of important issues in health care construction directed at... 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
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
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
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
Due to the combination of aging facilities, thin operating margins, and competing needs for capital, many hospitals have obsolete, inefficient, and... 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 features 2016 Vista Award recipients. They discuss how project teams can work together to... read more
The fundamental goal of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process is to solicit and evaluate architectural and engineering (A&E), construction management (CM), and... read more
The audience for this monograph is facilities executives, maintenance staff, designers, and installers. This monograph describes the search, selection, installation,... read more
This monograph provides a detailed checklist that can be used to gather data and answer fundamental questions associated with the architectural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing,... read more
Health care facilities can identify and prioritize patient medical equipment for scheduled replacement by the use of several well documented options. Proven metrics include equipment... read more
In this memo, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) states that hospitals and CAHs with multiple component facilities may have various occupancy classifications.
This memo from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) clarifies the ASC interpretive guidelines to indicate that an ASC and an Independent Diagnostic Testing Facility (IDTF) may not share space, even when temporally separated.
This memorandum clarifies the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) requirements for ASC waiting areas, including the prohibition on the sharing of waiting areas with other entities.
Checklist Provides Evidence-Based Criteria to Help Health Care Facilities Select Furniture The health care community’s increased focus on patient safety and sustainability... 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 Inside ASHE article explains the specialized design and construction requirements needed for proton therapy centers.
This Inside ASHE article shows how to transition a new facility from construction to operations and asset management.
This Inside ASHE article explains changes regarding acoustic requirements in the 2014 edition of the FGI Guidelines.