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ASHE Launches New Facility Management Certification Program

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) has launched a new certification program to help workers in facility management and construction understand the complexities of the health care physical environment and assist hospitals with reducing construction-associated risks.

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ASHE Honors New York Hospital for Water Safety Program

The American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association has named NewYork-Presbyterian the 2018 Excellence in Health Care Facility Management Award winner for its water safety management program. Specifically, the hospital created an enterprise-wide water management program that incorporates real-time data management and analytics tools.

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ASHE Playbook Reveals 12 Factors of Effective Capital Renewal Programs

Creating a capital renewal program can help hospitals and health systems identify, prioritize, and execute maintenance projects while avoiding investment errors and unbudgeted costs. The American Society for Health Care Engineering recently published a Capital Renewal Playbook to highlight best practices in healthcare capital renewal programs.

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Creative Problem Solving and the Future of HTM

Now more than ever, creative thinking and problem solving are integral to the healthcare technology management profession, says George Mills of The Joint Commission. Today’s clinical engineers must develop the relationship between IT and patient care and understand the interconnectedness of hospital systems. This article is part of 24×7’s 20th anniversary coverage.

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Airwaves Advocate: Tim Adams, American Society for Healthcare Engineering

Medical telemetry is being threatened by recent legislation that would open airwaves designated for hospital use to unlicensed devices. Tim Adams, director of leadership development for the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, is one of the key stakeholders negotiating with the Federal Communications Commission about this matter on behalf of healthcare organizations. He discusses the upcoming changes and how hospitals can ensure their patients are protected.