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What is the future of health care facilities? Join us and shape it together.

July 21-24, 2024 | Anaheim, CA

This event is the start of a commitment to pioneering innovation, fostering collaboration, and promoting forward-thinking. Whether you're an expert looking to deepen your knowledge or a professional looking to discover new perspectives, this conference provides unmatched opportunities to connect with innovators, acquire valuable insights, and play a role in the future of the health care built environment. 

Register today and transform your approach to health care facility management. Join the ASHE Community to learn from your peers.

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What to Expect

Innovation in health care facilities starts here with your peers and the ASHE Community. This conference is the ideal platform for:

  • SOLUTIONS. Be the first to see the latest technology and trends that ensure quality patient care.
  • INSIGHTS. Maintain facilities that are resilient, adaptable, and sustainable in the face of changing demands and challenges.
  • NETWORKING. Connect with senior leaders, industry experts, and people who can help you achieve your goals.
  • INSPIRATION. Discover innovative new ideas, best practices, and more to inspire you back at your organization.



Drive Innovation. Elevate Your Impact.

Reimagine what it means to learn, connect, and grow. The redesigned conference experience will empower you with tools and ideas to reshape your organization and drive innovation. Here's how:


Customize Your Journey

Balance solution finding, peer connections, and targeted sessions for personal and professional growth.


Engage & Solve

Get answers, share ideas with colleagues, and explore innovations with experts during interactive sessions.


Amplify Your Network

Connect with peers, discover best practices, and find new partners through increased discussion and flexibility.


Boost Your Credentials

Earn up to 18.5 CECs towards CHC/CHFM renewal, with additional opportunities in pre/post conference sessions.


Content for All

From strategy to solutions, emerging ideas to foundational knowledge, find sessions tailored to your specific needs.


Expect the Unexpected

Surprises await to keep you connected, inspired, and engaged throughout the conference.


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Buzzworthy Sessions  

Learn directly from leaders in the field:

  • Using Facility Condition Assessment to Speak to the C-Suite
  • Children's Hospital Colorado’s Destination 2025: An Innovative Approach to Optimization and Decarbonization
  • How Providence Alaska Medical Center Used Automation to Implement ASHE's ICRA 2.0™
  • How New York Hospitals Future Proof Their Capital Projects
  • How NFPA Code Edition Changes Impact More Than Just the Code
  • Powering Health Care: The Challenges and Risks of Lithium-Ion Batteries

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Add-on Education

Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) Exam Review Program

Pre-conference program · July 21 | 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Designed to give you a final check before taking the Certified Health Care Facility Manager (CHFM) Exam, this course will help you gain confidence in the five key competency areas. This pre-conference workshop will be a combination of lecture, CHFM exam-simulated practice test questions, and study materials. Demonstrate a detailed understanding of complex topics and systems when you earn your CHFM certification!

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Health Care Facility Management: Daily Operations

Pre-conference program · July 21 | 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Health care facility managers need to be well versed in a range of skills amid an ever-changing health care landscape. In this workshop you will see how facility managers must be proficient across a set of core competencies to perform day-to-day facility management in the modern health care setting in order to respond to complex challenges in their mission-critical role in the delivery of patient care.

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ASHE ICRA 2.0™ Training Program

Pre-conference program · July 21 | 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

With the revolving door of new employees, contractors and staff in your facility, how do you educate members on their roles in infection prevention? Tap into essential education that can used alongside the ASHE ICRA 2.0™ Toolkit and prevent life-threatening infection spread in your facility. Take your findings back to your facility and make sure your entire staff is qualified to complete the ASHE ICRA 2.0 process.

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Hospital Electrification: A View from the Finish Line

Pre-conference program · July 21 | 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

ASHE’s HealQuest program offers health care teams a comprehensive approach to reducing utility costs through sustainability practices. This pre-conference session focuses on engaging multidisciplinary teams in sustainability training. Attendees will explore concepts like environmental impact, population health, and economic factors, aligning these with their organization's mission. The afternoon features insights from UC Irvine Medical Center leadership on their decarbonization and sustainability efforts, highlighting practical implementation and operationalization strategies.

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ASHE Chapter Leadership Forum & Awards Presentation

Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference | July 21-24, 2024

The Chapter Leadership Forum is a must-attend yearly event for chapter leaders. This program will provide you with the information you need to help your chapter survive and thrive for years to come. Develop relationships with ASHE Advisory Board Members and other chapter leaders across the country. Learn best practices, share successes and come together to solve current and future challenges.

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Lunch & Learn with The Joint Commission

Post-conference program · July 24 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Learn directly from Joint Commission leadership. During this exclusive and limited capacity event, attendees will learn tips for survey preparation and documentation, information regarding new or updated elements of performance, and review the most common physical environment deficiencies surveyors are seeing. Attendees can ask questions and get answers directly from those overseeing Joint Commission Life Safety Code surveyors.

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Craft Your Health Care Innovation Journey: Customize Your Conference Experience!



Imagine a conference tailored to your unique career path, where you can choose sessions that enhance your skills and knowledge. Whether you're a seasoned leader, a rising star, or new to the field, we offer curated tracks designed to meet the diverse needs of professionals at varying levels of expertise.


Administration | Assessing Risk | Compliance | Energy & Sustainability | Finance Management | Health Care Project Management | Maintenance & Operations


Explore the Individualized Learning Tracks




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Who will be there?

The Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference welcomes a wide and diverse group of professionals. We enthusiastically welcome the professionals who have attended in the past, and encourage the inclusion of early careerists through seasoned leaders in health care facility professions, including:

  • Health Administrators
  • Health Care Facility Managers
  • Construction Managers
  • Sustainability Leaders




Feel the Inspiration, Exhibitors & Sponsors

Join our 350+ exhibitors and showcase your innovative solutions at the 2024 Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference!

This is the event to reach facilities management and heath care engineering professionals from across the country. Nothing beats the face time you’ll get with your clientele to discuss their challenges and illustrate what you can offer.

Learn more and view the list of exhibitors you’ll be joining!

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60+ Years of Shaping the Future Together. 

For over sixty years, the ASHE Annual Conference has been the go-to event for professionals dedicated to optimizing health care facilities. Now, in 2024, this flagship event is building upon its legacy to meet the changing needs of the field. Introducing the Health Care Facilities Innovation Conference: the premier gathering for collaborative advancement in the rapidly changing health care physical environment landscape.

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