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 article explains occupancy types for ambulatory surgical centers.
This article explains what the CMS adoption of the 2012 Life Safety Code means for hospitals.
This article in Inside ASHE explains how Beebe Healthcare won the 2014 Excellence in Facility Management Award and includes information on how hospitals can apply for the 2015 awards.
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 article from the 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report discusses ways to get involved with ASHE advocacy efforts.
This article from the 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report gives direction on how to get the latest edition of the FGI Guidelines adopted in your state.
This article from the 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report gives tips on submitting effective public comments regarding codes and standards.
This Inside ASHE article includes questions and answers with David Soens and Chad Beebe on Wisconsin's approach to reducing overlapping and conflicting codes.
This article, on page 9 of the 2013 Advocacy Report, explains the history of the codes and standards that now regulate health care facilities.
This article, on page 28 of the 2013 Advocacy Report, explains how ASHE urges states to adopt the latest edition of the FGI Guidelines. The article includes a map of FGI adoption by state.
This article, on page 38 of the 2013 Advocacy Report, explains why codes and standards regulating hospitals must be based on science and data.
This article, on page 40 of the 2013 Advocacy Report, is a Q&A session with Chad Beebe, AIA, SASHE, and William Koffel, PE, FSFPE.
General Chapter <797>, “Pharmaceutical Compounding-Sterile Preparations,” of the U.S. Pharmacopeia addresses policies and practices for preparation, packaging,... read more