TAHFM e-Newsletter
 
Events and Education
Parkland Health & Hospital System, Dallas, Texas Online registration is available until Dec. 14, 2016. For more information, contact TAHFM at events@tahfm.org, or call 512-220-4291.
 
March 26 - 29, 2017 The Westin Houston, Memorial City, Houston, Texas
 
LMC Fire & Security
Door Control Services Inc
Member Spotlight
 
   
Candace Carlisle, Dallas Business Journal Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children began work on its new Frisco campus with a ceremonial groundbreaking on Wednesday, which will bring a new five-story, 345,000-square-foot ambulatory care facility to North Texas.
 
Sebastian Herrera, Chron.com Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, located next to Interstate 10 in Katy, recently opened new space in its perioperative suite as it continues to expand its operations.
 
 
   
TAHFM has an online membership directory and resource guide, available to TAHFM members only. This Directory contains useful information about our committees and task forces, homecare and hospice showcase and the vendor marketplace.
 
Eaton
Brighton Solutions, Inc.
Energy Roundup Tips
 
   
Kimberly Bonvissuto, Healthcare Facilities Today In 2008, St. Jude Medical Center Hospital in Fullerton, Calif., assembled a team to build an energy efficient patient care tower.
 
Carl Weinschenk, Energy Manager Today Nowhere is management guru Peter Drucker’s observation that "if you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it" more pertinent than in energy efficiency.
 
Krista M. Biason, PE; Peter Dahl, PhD, LEED AP, Healthcare Facilities Today Sustainability and resiliency are common buzzwords today. But for healthcare facilities to make progress in these areas, it’s important to take a practical, feasible approach that aligns with budget considerations.
 
Specified Technologies Inc.
Texas Microfiber
ASHE Update
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE is conducting a survey of health care facilities to collect operational characteristics and 2015 energy and water consumption data. The survey will quantify trends in energy and water use in health care facilities. All health care organizations are encouraged to participate. The deadline to complete your submission is November 18, 2016.
 
American Society for Healthcare Engineering New resources are available as part of ASHE’s Focus on Compliance project, which provides resources and tools to manage common Joint Commission findings. The latest resources are focused on issues related to hazardous waste, including eye wash requirements, lead aprons, and hazardous chemicals.
 
 
   
American Society for Healthcare Engineering The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) has announced its new executive director: Patrick J. (PJ) Andrus, MBA, CAE, who has worked for ASHE for 11 years and has most recently overseen ASHE operations as a deputy executive director for the Society.
 
Absolute Testing Services
Your Facilities Management News
idighardware.com After a decade of research, UL’s Firefighter Safety Research Institute (FSRI) found that a simple behavioral change, closing your bedroom door, could have a potentially life-saving impact.
 
Jamie Morgan, Health Facilities Management The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued new emergency preparedness requirements for health care facilities that will take effect in 60 days.
 
 
   
Clinton Colmenares, The Newsstand The Clemson family has gained a new namesake: Legionella clemsonensis, a novel strain of the Legionella bacteria, the most common cause of waterborne bacterial outbreaks in the United States.
 
Allen & Company Environmental Services
The Filter Man, Ltd.
 
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