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Monograph
This document outlines a team approach, starting with the health care organization leadership setting the expectations and cyber-risk mitigation tone for the project. When executive leadership empowers information technology, operational technology and facilities professionals, an effective cyber-risk mitigation plan can be enacted. A thoughtful cyber-risk process addresses the safety, efficiency and compliance goals of the health care facility.
Compliance Tools
This tool is intended to help facilities professionals make good decisions about psychiatric unit toilet room renovations.
Standards/Guidelines
The purpose of this standard is to prescribe the procedures, methods, and documentation requirements for the design, construction, and operation of high-performance, sustainable health care facilities.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Recorded October 27, 2016 Speakers: Joe Fiorito, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, Rental Manager; Ben Thomas, Caterpillar Inc., Electric Power Division, North American Product Support Manager A well-designed emergency power system is a quality asset to health care facilities by providing uninterrupted patient care and comfort during routine power outages, as well as through unplanned outages. This webinar will cover disaster preparedness, contingency and emergency response plans, and emergency system maintenance considerations.
This downloadable Word document is a policy on maintaining utility system drawings and documents to aid in the shutdown process during emergencies. DOWNLOAD NOW
Board Checklists
This downloadable Word document is a sample pressure relationship policy you can customize to fit the needs of your facility. DOWNLOAD NOW
Monograph
Lessons learned from previous disasters, explains how to assess vulnerabilities, and suggests new ways to safeguard emergency power through new technologies, innovative protocols, and information sharing.
Monograph
This monograph introduces the HCAHPS program and describes improvements health care organizations have made to increase patient satisfaction.
Monograph
This monograph explores the role of the health care environment in infection control, provides information on common pathogens, and gives details on strategies to reduce health care-associated infections.
Monograph
Learn about the Hospital Incident Command System (HICS) with the ASHE management monograph. Improve your hospital's emergency preparedness.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Speakers: Steve Spaanbroek, Hank Wheeler & Mark Etheridge When natural disasters challenge the delivery of patient care, the infrastructure of a health care facility becomes more important than ever. In this session, two individuals whose health care facilities were severely affected by natural disasters will discuss how their organizations prepared for, responded to, and are now planning ahead for out-of-the ordinary events — be it a storm, a rapid influx of patients, or the failure of a utility that supports the facility.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Lessons learned from the perspective of health care facility managers, clinicians, and executive staff Speaker: ASHE In 2011 a tornado in Joplin, Missouri, devastated a community, including Mercy hospital. Mercy’s incredible story offers an opportunity to assess your facility’s emergency preparedness and to use their lessons learned to better prepare for potential future emergencies.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Monday, May 22, 2017 Speaker: Susan McLaughlin, MBA, FASHE, CHFM, CHSP, Chief Operating Officer, MSL Healthcare Partners
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Recorded October 24, 2016 Speaker: Jonathan Flannery, MHSA, CHFM, FASHE, FACHE, Senior Associate Director of Advocacy for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)