Many health care facilities are in need of greater investment to improve the country’s health care infrastructure—including areas that will improve safety and... read more
This monograph shows health care facility managers how to conduct succession planning for their departments and shows individuals in all positions how to develop a path for personal career development.
ASHE has created a new crosswalk that compares K-Tags with Joint Commission, NFPA, and International Code Council requirements.
Facility departments provide value to their organizations in a variety of ways, including... read more
This website provides articles, monographs, and tools to help members understand the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule on emergency preparedness.
This regulatory advisory from the American Hospital Association explains CMS's emergency preparedness rule and provides hospitals with next steps to comply with the new regulations.
This Inside ASHE article recaps the 2016 ASHE Annual Conference and provides a summary of regulatory news discussed at the conference, including Joint Commission changes and CMS emergency preparedness.
This Inside ASHE article explains how Memorial Hermann Southwest Heart and Vascular Hospital has cut energy costs.
This Inside ASHE article explains how to differentiate between various types of medical and hazardous waste in health care facilities.
This Inside ASHE article explains how a hospital used a unified workflow to create efficiency.
This ASHE chart shows members each requirement of the new CMS emergency preparedness rule; gives a summary of CMS’s reasoning behind the... read more
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.
This 2016 Annual Conference session recording provides an overview of NFPA 99:Health Care Facilities Code, including topics such as... read more
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 video outlines changes made in 2016 to the CMS Conditions of Participation regulating health care facilities.
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
ASHE is providing members with guidance and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation, which took effect July 5, 2016.
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.
This article explains occupancy types for ambulatory surgical centers.
The 2012 edition of NFPA 101 contains numerous... read more
This article explains what the CMS adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code means for hospitals.
This website provides articles, monographs, and tools to help members understand the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation now that CMS has adopted the 2012 edition of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code.
This advocacy alert from May 3, 2016, explains the CMS adoption of the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99.
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 sample policy and procedure, a Word document that you can amend for use in your facility, covers the above-the-ceiling permitting to comply with Joint Commission standard LS.02.01.10.
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 covers emergency management mobile technology.
This Inside ASHE article shows ways facility professionals can work with the C-Suite to gain support for infrastructure projects before systems fail.
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 show how Seattle Children's adapted a former big box retail location into a health care clinic.
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 document explains how to document standards to comply with Joint Commission standard EC.02.03.05.
St. Joseph's Hospital in Tampa, Florida, won the 2015 Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award for its project aimed at reducing common area slips, trips, and falls.
Purdue University is expanding its offerings to students interested in health care. Purdue is creating a health care construction management major.
Becoming a Certified Healthcare Facility Manager (CHFM) or Certified Healthcare Constructor (CHC) can give your career a boost and help your resume stand out among a crowded field of applicants.
This document explains medical gas cylinder requirements and clarifies how to comply with Joint Commission standard EC.02.06.01.
This sample policy and procedure, a Word document you can download and amend to use in your facility, covers medical gas cylinder storage in patient care areas.
This downloadable Word document is a sample pressure relationship policy you can customize to fit the needs of your facility.
This downloadable inspection log can help your facility maintain battery powered lights for use in emergencies.
This recorded webinar discusses the latest information about an important Federal Communications Commission decision that will allow unlicensed... read more
This article from Inside ASHE magazine suggests questions to ask at staff meetings to help with emergency preparedness.
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 Inside ASHE article explores different ways that facilities can reduce overtime costs.
This Inside ASHE article explores some best practices for reducing costs in health care facilities.
This article explains how the ASHE commissioning process can be used to generate positive cash flow.
This article explains monitor-based commissioning.
This article explains the benefits of certifications such as CHFM and CHC.