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Sponsored Podcasts
Oct 12, 2021
  Project Firstline, CDC’s national training collaborative for infection prevention and control, is committed to preparing front-line health care workers and the public health workforce to protect themselves, their patients and their communities from infectious disease threats. ASHE is pleased to contribute to this critical education and training opportunity and offer resources aimed at optimizing environments of care. 
Compliance Tools
Oct 6, 2021
Compliance Tools
Sep 22, 2021
Use this worksheet to periodically check for reactive maintenance concerns that could be wasting time and energy. Focusing first on squeaky wheels (reactive maintenance) makes your energy program more relevant to the daily work and problems faced by your maintenance team. Get your RCx agent or energy team leader involved in this process, along with your AC supervisor and mechanics.
Sep 16, 2021
This report from HKS and co-authored by ASHE and other partners walks through design strategies that can help facilities stay operational and safe during a pandemic.
Compliance Tools
Sep 9, 2021
These resources, compiled by Lorissa MacAllister, Ph.D., AIA, LEED AP, founder and president of Enviah, Grand Rapids, Mich., provide health facilities managers and other health care professionals with information they need to organize data and develop tools for day-to-day facility operations.
Lunch and Learn
Sep 2, 2021
Learn about plant optimization and the variety of approaches used for minimizing costs. Understand the steps towards an optimized plant. Hear a few use cases of recent Johnson Controls plant optimization projects.
Advocacy
Aug 26, 2021
  Per the FDA, the draft guidance is intended to help clarify whether activities performed on devices are likely "remanufacturing." Such clarification is intended to help provide consistency and better understanding of applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. The draft guidance also provides recommendations for information that should be included in labeling to help assure the continued quality, safety and effectiveness of devices that are intended to be serviced over their useful life.
Monograph
Jul 30, 2021
The intent of this document is to give hospital facility managers a broad overview of historical and current smoke control systems they are likely to encounter in typical hospital facilities.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Jul 28, 2021
Guides/Reports
Jul 21, 2021
A step-by-step guide for developing a comprehensive integrated fire protection and life safety inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) program for health care facilities. This timely publication will support facilities managers ahead of CMS’s adoption of NFPA 101-2018 (or later), which will require integrated life safety ITM for all high-rise buildings.
Monograph
Jul 21, 2021
Best practices for financing energy sustainability are described with an emphasis on helping hospitals and associated decision-makers – including professionals from supply chain, facilities, finance, sustainability, and public health – navigate the challenges associated with investing in the carbon reduction goals that health care is being asked to implement.
Monograph
Jul 21, 2021
The intent of this document is to give hospital facility managers a broad overview of historical and current smoke control systems they are likely to encounter in typical hospital facilities.
Monograph
Jul 21, 2021
This sustainability monograph guide was developed to lead facility managers on a path toward sustainability. Whether embarking on a new journey or solidifying an established effort, the guidance will help define a path to sustainability in your health care facility.