Operational Excellence

Jul 21, 2021
Description Many health care facility professionals have “inherited” older HVAC systems that were installed in their hospital’s original construction. These systems may be incapable of delivering the critical level of environmental control necessary in today’s ever-demanding patient care model.…
Jul 21, 2021
Description Where does one start in the pursuit of the coveted Energy Star rating? Energy Star is a nationally recognized gold standard for energy efficiency. Why this is not every facility managers primary goal requires a deeper understanding of the true cost of such a milestone accomplishment.…
Jul 21, 2021
Description This session will cover the basics components, categories, and outcomes of an intelligent health care campus master plan. Participants will also take part in an ideation style workshop similar to the one BayCare Health used to develop its plan. Implementation strategies, financial…
Jul 21, 2021
Description One of the largest challenges for facility managers in establishing ENERGY STAR® as the design standard for their organizations is proving the value of the savings to key decision makers. This session will showcase projects from Memorial Hermann Health System, Ascension Health, and…
Dec 10, 2020
ASHE’s Sustainability Program Manager Kara Brooks will provide a brief overview of the Energy to Care Program and new updates to the program offerings. In addition, Kara will provide a brief overview on sustainability before, during and after COVID-19.
Jun 3, 2020
With so many technologies available to facilities managers, it's critical to use them to effectively manage AEM programs, automate compliance documentation, and optimize maintenance vendor performance.  George Mills will discuss the most impactful ways technology can deliver compliance and…
Dec 10, 2019
We will explore how to mitigate the risk of Legionella and other waterborne pathogens from POE to POU including the pros and cons of different solutions and the numerous factors that should be considered to create and implement the best solutions for your building's fit into your water management…
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…