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Monograph
Sep 15, 2022
The ICRA 2.0 Process Guide is your how-to manual for successfully engaging the ICRA 2.0 tool. It closely follows the steps outlined on the form, but it also helps you understand where the ICRA 2.0 fits within the larger project plan and who you should include on the ICRA 2.0 team.
Monograph
Aug 2, 2021
Support your efforts to strengthen your energy procurement and resiliency policies and finance your sustainability projects.
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.
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.
Monograph
Feb 12, 2020
The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) and Koffel Associates performed a study to investigate the hazards posed by non-sprinkler system components being supported by and/or touching sprinkler pipes.
Monograph
Jan 31, 2020
"The second edition of this monograph (2020) summarizes storage requirements for medical gas cylinders, including bulk tank storage, in health care occupancies. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and accrediting organizations (AOs) require compliance with the 2012 editions of NFPA 99, Health Care Facilities Code and NFPA 101®, Life Safety Code®, therefore this monograph references those editions of the codes."
Monograph
Jan 24, 2020
This monograph addresses best practices for the design and construction process, rather than addressing any minimum cyber-protective requirements for equipment manufacturers. System-based thinking and planning of network-based building systems is paramount."
Monograph
Dec 31, 2019
The second edition of this monograph was created to support health care facility professionals and their teams in complying with USP General Chapter . USP was developed to reduce the risk of contamination during the process of compounding drugs in all places where compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) are prepared.
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 21, 2019
This monograph describes a literature study of the 886 requirements defined in ANSI/ASHE/ASHRAE Standard 170 Ventilation of Health Care Facilities to determine which requirements are supported by engineering and/or scientific evidence.
Monograph
Oct 11, 2019
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Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph covers the mechanics of LED lighting and shows relevant applications in health care facilities. It explains how hospitals can use LEDs to save resources and improve the patient and staff experience.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph includes information, tips, and case studies to help health care facilities reduce energy use. Topics include procurement, benchmarking, new construction, funding of energy projects, and more.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph provides a detailed comparison between the 2000, 2012, 2015, and 2018 editions of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code® and the 2015 and 2018 editions of the International Building Code.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2018
This monograph provides a step-by-step model for building a business case in support of energy resiliency investments in health care facilities. It also includes other best practices and ways to support resiliency.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2017
This monograph shows health care facility managers how to conduct succession planning for their departments and shows individuals in all positions how to develop a path for personal career development.
Monograph
Dec 31, 2017
Many health care facilities need greater investment to improve the country's health care infrastructure. This monograph outlines the state of health care facilities and explores potential areas for investment.