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Feb 14, 2020
Speaker: ASHE Get trusted answers to your compliance questions from a panel of code experts. Download the Presentation Download the PDF  
Dec 18, 2019
This video by American Society for Health Care Engineering members at Baptist Health in Conway, Ark., teaches health care facility managers to work with hospital staff to ensure a joyous – and safe – holiday season.
Nov 22, 2019
This American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) monograph discusses the physical environment provisions of USP and is primarily intended for the use of health care facility managers. The USP Risk Readiness Checklist, created by the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM), will assist users in identifying areas where opportunities exist to comply with USP required standards.
Oct 9, 2019
- In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted new Conditions of Participation that incorporated the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. CMS recently provided ASHE with the following guidance on some frequently asked questions regarding the new CMS requirements.
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
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.
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
May 8, 2019
This document explains how to document standards to comply with Joint Commission standard EC.02.03.05. DOWNLOAD NOW
May 8, 2019
This checklist can help health care facilities inspect fire doors to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standard LS.02.01.10.
May 8, 2019
This document provides a checklist for hospitals to document the inspection, testing, and maintenance of fire safety equipment and fire safety building systems. DOWNLOAD TOOL    
May 8, 2019
This downloadable Word document is a policy on maintaining utility system drawings and documents to aid in the shutdown process during emergencies. DOWNLOAD NOW
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