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.
This webinar features 2016 Vista Award recipients. They discuss how project teams can work together to... 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 Inside ASHE article presents the 2016 Vista Award winners and the projects they completed.
This Inside ASHE article describes how to use engineering and equipment planning to create successful operating room spaces.
This Inside ASHE article show how Seattle Children's adapted a former big box retail location into a health care clinic.
This Inside ASHE article explains the functional program requirements as outlined by the 2014 edition of the FGI Guidelines.
This Inside ASHE article explains the concept of flexible design and answers common questions about the concept.
This Inside ASHE article explores efforts to make U.S. hospitals more resilient, including an initiative from the White House focused on protecting hospitals from natural disasters.
This Inside ASHE article highlights the 2015 winners of the Vista Awards.
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
Links to errata for several editions of the Facility Guidelines Institute's Guidelines for Design and Construction documents
This Inside ASHE article explores how Swedish Medical Center in Washington State met sustainability goals and provided operational efficiency and annual savings.
This Inside ASHE article explains changes regarding acoustic requirements in the 2014 edition of the FGI Guidelines.
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 Inside ASHE article offers advice on how facility managers can keep construction projects running smoothly during all phases of the planning, design, and construction process.
This Inside ASHE article highlights the 2014 winners of the Vista Awards, which celebrate teamwork in health care projects.
This Inside ASHE article highlights the importance of health care organizations finding their culture before embarking on new construction projects.
This Inside ASHE article explores several programs for the health care construction field, including the Certified Healthcare Constructor program, the Healthcare Construction... read more
This Inside ASHE article explains the specialized design and construction requirements needed for proton therapy centers.
This Inside ASHE article focuses on the growing demand for accelerated health care construction because of the oil boom the western United States and population growth in the... read more
This Inside ASHE article outlines medication safety zones as required by the 2014 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities.
This digital exclusive Inside ASHE article shows how the Facility Guidelines Institute weighs the costs and benefits of various proposals.
The physical environment of a health care facility can help or hinder a health care organization's clinical and financial performance. In fact,... read more
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
As health care facilities undergo remodeling projects, the belief--or hope--often exists that current facilities are capable of handling increased electrical loads. But a piecemeal... read more
This Inside ASHE article details why the commissioning process is so crucial in health care facilities.
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
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 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
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
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 document was compiled from a variety of institutional standard‐of‐practice documents used for construction of health care facilities. While intended to share best... read more
Infection preventionists play an increasingly important role in preventing health care-associated infection in the physical environment associated with... 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 checklist is for recording the results of daily monitoring of compliance with infection control risk assessment (ICRA) precautions implemented as interim life safety measures.
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