TAHFM e-Newsletter
Events and Education
April 8 - 11, 2018, The Westin Galleria, Dallas

Healthcare Facilities Managers consider Interlink to be one of the best and most affordable opportunities for learning and sharing in Texas. Interlink consistently delivers top-notch educational content, hours of continuing education credits, as well as ongoing opportunities to discuss emerging issues and best practices with colleagues, vendors, and consultants. Mark your calendars now for next year’s exciting multi-day event!

Registration will open for sponsorship, exhibits and attendees in November 2017!

Questions? Call TAHFM at 512-220-4291 or email events@tahfm.org
American Shooting Centers—Houston 10/4/2017 TAHFM Is excited to announce our next always fun, always popular, Whack 'Em and Stack 'Em Sporting Clays Tournament. Registration will begin at 12:00 pm, tournament to begin at 1:30 pm.
LMC Fire & Security
Door Control Services Inc
Member Spotlight
Hospital & Health Networks Thorough disaster planning and dedicated staff helped Houston-area hospitals weather the storm of Hurricane Harvey.
Healthcare Finance News Texas-based University medical Center Health System has announced a joint venture with HealthSouth to build a new rehabilitation hospital in Lubbock.
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.
Brighton Solutions, Inc.
Energy Roundup Tips
Energy to Care Getting health care executives to buy in to energy reduction efforts can depend on effectively communicating data in an easy-to-understand way.
Energy Manager Today According to a new report from the national Resources Defense Council, buildings can reduce carbon emmissions by taking approaches such as using high-efficiency electric equipment rather than equipment that burns fossil fuels.
Health Facilities Management Has your facility embarked on a water-conservation project in the past year?
Specified Technologies Inc.
Prevent Life Safety Services
ASHE Update
American Society for Healthcare Engineering ASHE members selected new leaders in the 2017 elections, including the next ASHE president-elect, Dean Pufahl, CHFM, CHC, director of facility services for Froedtert-St. Joseph's Hospital in West Bend, Wisconsin. Members also passed a terminology change shifting ASHE bylaws to policies.
American Society for Healthcare Engineering The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is increasing its focus on ligature and self-harm risks, and some health care facilities have been cited for hazards that could contribute to patient self-harm or suicide in behavioral health areas.
American Society for Healthcare Engineering At ASHE conferences, a popular session is the Just Ask ASHE panel, which features code experts answering audience questions on a variety of codes and standards issues. Now ASHE is creating Just Ask ASHE webinars so that members can get answers to code questions throughout the year.
Absolute Testing Services
Prism Electric Inc
Your Facilities Management News
R. Bart Meza/CHFM, Project Manager, Carl R. Darnall Medical Center, Fort Hood Texas Communication plays a fundamental role in all facets of business. It is therefore very important that both internal communication within your organization as well as the communication skills of your employees are clear and effective. It is a fact effective communication within any organization is essential as it: • Builds and maintains relationships • Facilitates Innovation • Builds an Effective Team • Helps with Managing Employees • Contributes to Growth of the Company • Ensures Transparency • Assures Safety and Efficiency
Journal of AHIMA When it comes to disaster planning, several important lessons can be learned from professionals with recent, real-world experience.
Health Facilities Management With many health care facility managers expected to retire in the next ten years, it's more important than ever to have a succession plan in place.
Healthcare Dive Effective disaster planning is critical to maintaining operations when an emergency situation arises.
Healthcare Facilities Today Survey data released by the Joint Commission indicates that most hospitals have had difficulty complying with TJC's Life Safety standards.
Healthcare Facilities Today Attractive flooring can make a good first impression, but in waiting rooms, it also must be able to hold up to high foot traffic and be easy to clean.
The Filter Man, Ltd.
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