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Monograph
Dec 9, 2019
This monograph will discuss why prioritizing the strategic modernization of the essential electrical systems in health care facilities is an effective solution for regulatory compliance and continuation of life safety and presents strategies for updating critical aging infrastructure that control costs and consider budget limitations while maximizing operator care and safety.
Monograph
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.
Monograph
Oct 11, 2019
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Advocacy
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.
Compliance Tools
Sep 4, 2019
ASHE’s “Life Safety Decommissioning Tool” breaks down a number of life safety features no longer required by code, as well as recommendations to either decommission or maintain these features.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
Speaker: Tatiana Guimaraes Learn how to identify the urgent need to challenge existing design practices and how designers accommodate this continuous change through flexibility and vision. This presentation highlights four different case studies that defy the current surgery design model.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Erica Larson and John Ryan Learn about the significant need for mental health services and facilities, the hurdles of navigating a specific legislative process, and the shifts in design for today’s non-institutionalized psychiatric settings.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Rebecca Lewis, Scott Miller, Jennifer Aliber, and Peter L. Bardwell This forum reviews recurring code issues, explores case studies, and discusses improvements to the codes that regulate the programming and planning of hospitals and health care facilities.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 22, 2019
The purpose of the AIA/AAH PDC Planning + Design Student Challenge is to produce a compelling design-to-budget proposal with teammates drawn from a hat. This roundtable discussion with student faculty advisors covers team development and collaboration, and the issues and lessons addressed are not unlike those encountered by teams in real life.  
Aug 22, 2019
Speakers: Catherine Gow, James Snyder and Lynn Lang Identify how populations are best served via community-based health care access to specialty care, and the care of medical conditions is improved by the quality within the community.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 16, 2019
Speakers: Walt Vernon and Jason D’Antona This session discusses how the evolution of demand factors for health care facility electrical systems have become irrelevant to today‘s health care facilities field.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 16, 2019
Speakers: Damon Greeley, Thomas Gormley, Troy Markel, Jennifer Wagner
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
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.
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
Aug 15, 2019
Monday, July 15, 2019 Speakers: Fran Charney and Mike Zorich ASHE and ASHRM have developed tools and resources to help members understand and implement USP <800> standards. The session covers physical environment compliance with the chapter and introduces a new ASHE monograph and ASHRM checklist (both available here), which will teach and guide readers through changes needed to keep patients, staff and visitors safe.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.  
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.