TAHFM e-Newsletter
 
Events and Education
CMS 2012 Code Adoption Monday, August 29, 2016 Oklahoma City OAHE presents a one-day summer training meeting with George Mills from The Joint Commission and Dale Woodin from ASHE. CEUs will be available for this event. You don't want to miss this! Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
 
September 15, 2016 Elm Fork Shooting Sports, Dallas The TAHFM Wack 'Em and Stack 'Em Sporting Clays Tournament allows us to support our mission to assist our membership in professional development through support, education and collaboration. All proceeds raised at this year's shoot will support our educational and technical assistance mission to assist our membership in affordable professional development. Proceeds from this tournament will provide facility manager scholarships to our Interlink 2017 educational conference.
 
Register today for the Life Safety Webinar Series webinars covering the NFPA 101 and 2012 Edition of the NFPA 99, or review past webinars and on-demand learning on construction, compliance, leadership, and more.
 
Life Safety Services LLC.
Door Control Services Inc
Member Spotlight
Medical Construction & Design St. David’s HealthCare, which provides care for more Central Texans than any other healthcare system, recently announced the investment of more than $275 million in the region’s healthcare infrastructure over the next two years.
 
Matt Goodman D Healthcare Daily UT Southwestern’s William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital has been open in Dallas’ Medical District for about a year and a half.
 
 
   
Bill Hethcock, Dallas Business Journal Irving-based HCA North Texas, one of the region’s largest health care providers, has agreed to buy Forest Park Medical Center in Dallas for $135 million in a deal set to close in mid to late June.
 
Eaton
Brighton Solutions, Inc.
Energy Roundup Tips
Dave Lubach, facilitiesnet.com Building occupants can aid or sabotage energy efforts. One reason for the latter is that occupants often simply forget to engage in efficient behaviors.
 
 
   
Mark Williams, Healthcare Facilities Today There are places where the power simply cannot fail.
 
Specified Technologies Inc.
Texas Microfiber
ASHE Update
American Society for Healthcare Engineering Hospitals and health care facilities will have until November to prepare for new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) requirements.
 
By Jonathan Flannery, CHFM, FASHE, MHSA, FACHE, ASHE Senior Associate Director for Advocacy This article was developed by the author with information from the CMS website and the Final Rule Document to assist ASHE members in applying CMS’s Final Rule to their provider type.
 
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE is providing members with guidance and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Conditions of Participation, which take effect July 5.
 
Absolute Testing Services
Texas F.S.S
Your Facilities Management News
 
   
Barbara Horwitz-Bennett, Healthcare Design With lighting equipment accounting for a good portion of a project’s FF&E costs, budget frequently drives healthcare lighting programs.
 
 
   
Michelle Ossman, MSN, PhD, Facility Executive Across the country, people are waiting. Whether standing in line at the grocery store, sitting in traffic, or on hold during a phone call, they are waiting.
 
Matt Goodman D Healthcare Daily The Texas Hospital Association has released standardized emergency codes that it is encouraging its members to adopt. The so-called "plain language codes" should be enacted to boost safety, reduce errors, encourage transparency, meet national recommendations, and reduce confusion among staff and doctors who practice at multiple hospitals.
 
Allen & Company Environmental Services
The Filter Man, Ltd.
 
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