TAHFM e-Newsletter
Events and Education

Thank you to everyone that attended and participated in Interlink 2017! We hope that you found your experience at Interlink valuable. View presentations, agenda, photos, and our Sponsors.

Save the Date for Interlink 2018
April 8 – 11, 2018
The Westin Galleria Dallas
Baptist Emergency Hospital - San Antonio, 5/18/2017-5/19/2017 Online registration is available until May 12, 2017. For more information, contact TAHFM at events@tahfm.org, or call 512-220-4291.
LMC Fire & Security
Door Control Services Inc
Member Spotlight
Garrett Cook, Allen American Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen has earned an "A" grade for patient safety, according to the latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group.
Kara Gebhart Uhl, Healthcare Design Officials with CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System broke ground on an expansion of CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital – Tyler, located in Tyler, Texas.
Olivia Nguyen, D Healthcare Arlington-based Texas Health Resources is No. 1 on Fortune and Great Place to Work’s list of "Best Workplaces in Health Care."
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Brighton Solutions, Inc.
Energy Roundup Tips
Daniel Baker, facilities.net The performance of boilers and water heaters is a key element in the efforts of institutional and commercial facilities to hold down utility costs.
Diarmaid Williams, Decentralized Energy The University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center’s (BWMC) recently installed natural gas cogeneration power plant has led to significant savings.
Rob Boyajieff, Facility Executive When one considers the data of traditional airside energy conservation measures (ECMs), simple paybacks range from low cost, quick payback to capital intensive, long payback.
Jonathan Flannery CHFM, FASHE, MHSA, FACHE, Health Facilities Management In recent decades, several powerful storms have knocked out power to health care facilities.
Specified Technologies Inc.
Prevent Life Safety Services
ASHE Update
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE has created a new crosswalk that compares K-Tags with Joint Commission, NFPA, and International Code Council requirements. ASHE members can download this members-only document for free online.
Chad Beebe, American Society for Healthcare Engineering The new Conditions of Participation from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) include a requirement that has spurred questions.
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE has developed several resources to help facility professionals explain survey scoring changes to hospital leaders. An advocacy alert and issue brief sent to members last week can help prepare members for discussions about these changes with senior health care leaders.
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE has been named a 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for its efforts to help health care facilities become more energy efficient.
Absolute Testing Services
Prism Electric Inc
Your Facilities Management News
Becker's Hospital Review Micro-hospitals are popping up around the country, but many providers still lack a solid understanding of what a micro-hospital is and how it can help satisfy emerging needs in their markets.
Healthcare Facilities Today The latest in healthcare facility design and the influence of nurses in the design of the built environment were the focus of a recent gathering of members of the Nursing Institute for Healthcare Design (NIHD) at the Lancaster, Pa., headquarters of Ecore, a leading producer of flooring performance surfaces.
Amy Eagle, Health Facilities Management One of the biggest challenges for hospitals that are seeking to improve the security of their buildings is the number of entry points at older facilities.
Allen & Company Environmental Services
The Filter Man, Ltd.
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