KSHE Update
President's Message
I became a member of the Kentucky Society for Healthcare Engineers in 1998 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2001. Now I know you are saying, "that can’t be true, Jack is not that old". But seriously, I’m going on 20 years of involvement with this awesome organization and have had the blessing of working with many incredible people throughout this Commonwealth. The educational and support programs offered to its members have continued to improve with each year. Today we have opportunities for professional education and growth we could only dream of just a few years ago. Please take time to visit our (your) KSHE.org website and take advantage of the opportunities with are available throughout the year.
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For over 85 years, Logan's has provided high service healthcare linen outsourcing solutions that actually improve our clients' bottom line. You will also have no initial investments in linens, equipment, chemicals and staffing. Top regional hospitals rely on Logan's to provide and process healthcare linens. Our services focus exclusively on the healthcare industry's unique needs. We can say with pride, in the history of the company we have never missed a delivery.
Kentucky Spotlight
A new report released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation shows ten facilities in Kentucky earned perfect scores for being an inclusive center. Seven facilities are located in Louisville and the other three are in Lexington.
"We are proud to team up with the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, which is recognized as one of the leading cancer care and research centers in the country," says Garren Colvin, president and CEO of St. Elizabeth Healthcare.
Kentucky’s Accredited Environmental Microbiological Laboratory
Environmental Safety Technologies, Inc.
Environmental Safety Technologies is a full service Industrial Hygiene firm, an AIHA Accredited Environmental Microbiological Laboratory and CDC ELITE Legionella laboratory. We provide consultation to healthcare facilities regarding healthcare construction, infection prevention and Legionella risk assessments.
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ASHE Update
Wednesday, April 11, Noon Central Time
This webinar is FREE and open to members and non-members.
Speakers: Facilitator: Dana Swenson, Senior Vice President, UMass Memorial Health Care; Participants: 2018 Vista Awarded Project Representatives
The ASHE Annual Conference creates the ideal environment to connect with fellow colleagues while preparing yourself for future trends and challenges in health care. Attendees can earn up to 20.5 contact hours and gain valuable tools and resources to better navigate through an ever changing health care landscape. Join us in Seattle as we prepare for the future of health care, and take the time to review and develop your career game plan.
"Receiving this award for a second consecutive year recognizes the ongoing dedication that our members have shown toward the goal of creating more efficient health care facilities," says ASHE Executive Director PJ Andrus, CAE.
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Your Facilities Management News
CIO Review
The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to specialize patient treatments and advance research is becoming increasingly popular. AI is being used in the healthcare industry in multiple ways such as publishing scientific papers, diagnosing diseases and more.
Healthcare Design
Healthcare organizations are beginning to take steps to integrate behavioral health and primary care services in one setting. Designers are creating spaces where clinicians can collaborate in a single space through an embedded layout that creates opportunities and ease for communication.
Healthcare Facilities Today
By re-purposing the space in an OR, hospitals can increase productivity as well as save money. A design team is able to develop a strategy to remodel the horizontal space and the vertical space in an OR to optimize efficiency.
Digital Journal
A report released by Transparency Market Research analyzes the global healthcare facilities management market. The report predicts the global market for healthcare facilities management to be worth $577.92 billion by the end of 2025.
Sustainability Spotlight
KSHE has launched the KSHE Energy Derby as part of the ASHE Energy to Care challenge. If you are curious of how to set up a profile on Energy Star Portfolio Manager and get involved with the Energy to Care program, it’s all spelled out step by step on our website. We’ve included tutorials and videos to make signing up as smooth as possible. Share your data with KSHE to be a part of the new statewide competition and to receive Kentucky-specific tips for saving money and reducing your energy and water consumption. Email info@kshe.org for assistance.
A high-efficiency commercial gas water heater including built-in smart monitoring and an all-inclusive leak detection and prevention system was introduced by Rheem.
Energy Manager Today
Smart meters can capture more data and lead to savings as high as 45 percent, according to the GSA Knowledge Network. Find out the pros and cons of the various options available today to manage and access utility interval data.
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