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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.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.    
On-Demand Educational Webinars
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.
Compliance Tools
Aug 6, 2019
Although the primary role of hospital engineering and maintenance staff is to service and maintain the building and equipment, it also plays an important role in preventing infections and other safety issues. By being constantly aware of their surroundings and watching for issues that can increase the risk of infection and other dangers, facility professionals can do even more to improve the safety of their buildings. This checklist provides a guide they can use as they walk through their facilities.
Compliance Tools
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.
Compliance Tools
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.
Guides/Reports
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
NFPA HITF interpretations, June 2010 on floor/ceiling assembly for occupancy separation, exit access from suites, fire doors, sprinkler clearance at perimeter. DOWNLOAD NOW
Guides/Reports
May 8, 2019
Expanded analysis of Health Facilities Management 2012 compensation survey by primary area of responsibility, organizational setting, number of beds, etc.
Guides/Reports
May 8, 2019
This 2013 ASHE Advocacy Report features articles on the unique hospital environment, improving codes and standards, and ways to get involved.
Guides/Reports
May 8, 2019
The 2014 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
Guides/Reports
May 8, 2019
The 2015 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
Guides/Reports
May 8, 2019
The 2016 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach.
Advocacy
May 8, 2019
The 2017 ASHE Advocacy Report includes articles on improving codes, code compliance, and outreach. DOWNLOAD NOW
Advisory
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
Advocacy
May 8, 2019
This document explains how to document standards to comply with Joint Commission standard EC.02.03.05. DOWNLOAD NOW
Compliance Tools
May 8, 2019
This checklist can help health care facilities inspect fire doors to ensure compliance with Joint Commission standard LS.02.01.10.