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Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Cathleen Lange, Paula Wright, Teresa Wilson, Shawn Seaman, and Alison Faecher Discover the story, process, and solutions architects and health care leaders take to eliminate health care-associated infections.    
Aug 15, 2019
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 Speakers: Dennis Ford, Mike Mango and Tyler Greenwood The Joint Commission is focusing on the certification process for pharmacy sterile compounding clean rooms in 2018-2019 surveys. The Central Division of Atrium Health was surveyed in 2018 and conducted a multidisciplinary review of requirements, roles, and responsibilities around clean rooms. This session presents a resulting road map to developing a program for continual certification.  
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Tim Adams, Sue Andersen, Kathy Tolomeo, David M. Sine, Kathryn Petrovic The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as well as the Joint Commission and other accrediting organizations are placing an increased emphasis on assessing risks and providing a physical environment consistent with the identified risks. This session focuses on the process of risk assessment and mitigation of behavioral health patient safety physical risks.  
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Kirsten Waltz and Rebecca Lewis Learn about the flexible requirements and how to address a variety of projects types, from small clinics or doctor’s offices to tenant improvements in larger buildings to large medical office buildings with multiple clinical services.    
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Bryan Langlands and Kevin Matuszewski Review revisions to the 2018 FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities, focusing on the sections that address exam/treatment, procedure, operating, and imaging rooms.    
Aug 15, 2019
Speakers: Dana Swenson, Wade Rudolph and Doug Erickson Learn about how key factors that influenced changes across the 2018 documents, including the decision to separate hospital and outpatient facilities, to better address the unique requirements for these facility types.    
Aug 14, 2019
Speaker: Lennon Peake and Rebecca Morgenstern This session will detail the requirements of the NFPA 101-2012: Life Safety Code® and 2015 International Building Code for locking arrangements and the differences between the requirements contained in the two documents. The session will also discuss in detail the advantages, disadvantages, and appropriateness of the different types of locking arrangements as well as the most common design/installation mistakes associated with each type of arrangement.
Jul 1, 2019
An effective preventive maintenance work flow should begin from the beginning of a construction project. ASHE’s “Construction to Maintenance Work Flow Tool” provides a diagram to help ensure that preventive maintenance operations are ingrained into the building of new facilities.
Jul 1, 2019
The performance of hazard surveillance rounds, as it relates to indoor air quality (IAQ), provides a key opportunity to identify IAQ issues. ASHE's “Indoor Air Quality Checklist Tool” can be used to supplement hazard surveillance rounds and incorporate items related to IAQ.
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample pressure relationship policy you can customize to fit the needs of your facility. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a sample monthly log for maintaining special ventilation rooms. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
First significant benchmarking effort in health care facility management operations based on information collected by IFMA and ASHE DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This 2013 ASHE Advocacy Report features articles on the unique hospital environment, improving codes and standards, and ways to get involved.
May 8, 2019
The 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
The 2015 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
The 2016 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
May 8, 2019
The 2017 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This CMS memo clarifies policy on the use of the FSES when determining Life Safety Code compliance where canopies or overhangs are not sprinklered. DOWNLOAD NOW