ASHE 55th Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition

Jul 15, 2018 ‐ Jul 18, 2018



More than 3,700 health care facility and engineering professionals gathered onsite at the 2018 ASHE Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition to network, find new solutions, and learn alongside one another. The ASHE Annual Conference creates the ideal environment to connect with fellow colleagues while preparing yourself for future trends and challenges in health care.

Standard: $295.00
Members: $195.00

Sessions

Key Performance Indicators (KPI): Harnessing the Power of Data to Win the Day

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2299

Credits: None available.

Moderator(s):
  • Don D. King, CHFM, BEP, President, Donald King Consulting
Panelist(s):
  • Lisa Walt, PhD, Senior Research Analyst, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
  • Larry Rubin, CEM, CPE, CHFM, CHSP, CBCP, CBEP, M.Ed, Senior Director Facilities Management, Cleveland Clinic
  • Joe Grace, CPA, MBA, Senior Business Analyst, Facilities Engineering, Cleveland Clinic Buildings & Properties, Cleveland Clinic Lyndhurst (TRW)
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

How to Get Complete, Reliable FM Data from Design and Construction

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2205

Credits: None available.

Want to get a complete and reliable data handover for your construction projects? In this presentation, Mark Mergenschroer of Bernhard TME will discuss how his team successfully managed handover data throughout the Arkansas Children’s Northwest project. The presenters will describe how the team expanded access to building data and created an integrated building information modeling (BIM) data platform that helped the owners get better control over building data throughout the entire building lifecycle.

  • Define data requirements clearly for your design and construction teams
  • Identify strategies to streamline the data collection and validation process
  • Provide steps for accurate and verified maintenance documentation before occupancy
  • Understand how actual asset data can be used as a hands-on training tool for facility staff

Moderator(s): Panelist(s):
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

Emergency Preparedness – CMS – and YOU!

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2290

Credits: None available.

This presentation will discuss the Emergency Preparedness Final Rule that has been put into standard and regulatory requirements by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare.

  • Discover E Tags and their relevancy to the requirements
  • Discuss the involvement of the 17 areas of health care
  • Identify the requirements of the Final Rule as it pertains to emergency preparedness
  • Discuss drills and exercises in off-site areas

Speaker(s):
  • Diane Hughes, Director of Emergency Preparedness, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

Master Planning: A Security Perspective

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2288

Credits: None available.

In this era of increased violence, security departments are often driven by immediate operational issues. Maintaining a safe environment is a priority; at the same time, developing systems, influencing the built environment, collaborating with other departments, and training staff are more important than ever. Planning from a security perspective understands the mission of the health care facility and supports that strategy by aligning staffing, budget, and space needs with services provided, area requirements, and internal and external relationships.

  • Discover how to conduct Hazard Vulnerability Assessments in security planning
  • Align security systems with other building systems
  • Adjust/address/improve security competency over time
  • Manage resources through collaboration when planning the work and working the plan

Speaker(s):
  • Kevin M. Tuohey, IAHSS Board President and Executive Director - Research Compliance, Boston University and Boston Medical Center
  • David Brown, IAHSS Council on Guidelines Vice Chair and Executive Director, Integrated Protection Services, Fraser Health Authority (Canada)
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

Increasing Facility Productivity Without Adding Staff–A Journey to Process Ownership

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2156

Credits: None available.

The session will detail how a health care facility department reduced work request completion times, improved quality, and reduced costs without adding full-time equivalents by empowering staff to take ownership of the challenge and develop processes that work for them.

  • Identify departmental goals and establish baseline staffing and productivity
  • Establish a diverse and collaborative project team
  • Engage staff in problem solving
  • Establish usable and sustainable performance metrics

Speaker(s):
  • Gordon Howie, BS, MS, CHFM, Regional Director of Facilities & Construction Services, Mayo Clinic Health System
  • Matthew Malmin, Master Electrician, Facilities Supervisor, Mayo Clinic Health Systems
  • David Carothers, Mayo Clinic Health System
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

The Surveyor's Perspective: Understanding How Joint Commission Surveyors Conduct Hospital and Ambulatory Surveys

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2089

Credits: None available.

This session will discuss how Joint Commission surveyors prepare for and conduct surveys. Topics include the survey agenda, scoring, and the use of the SAFER matrix and the fire drill matrix. The session will include tips and advice on how to be prepared for surveys and suggestions regarding compliance strategies. Attendees can ask questions and get answers directly from those overseeing Joint Commission surveyors.

  • Describe how Life Safety Code surveyors prepare for surveys
  • Explain step by step how Life Safety Code surveyors conduct surveys
  • Implement a plan to be prepared for and participate in surveys
  • Initiate measures for a successful Life Safety Code

Speaker(s):
  • Timothy Markijohn, MBA/MHA, CHFM, CHE, Field Director, Surveyor Management and Development Division of Accreditation & Certification Operations, Joint Commission
  • Jason Beers, MS, CHFM, CLSS-HC, CFI-I, Life Safety Code Surveyor, The Joint Commission
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

Engineering Risk: Benefits of Collaboration for Risk Managers and Facility Engineers

Jul 17, 2018 3:15pm ‐ Jul 17, 2018 4:15pm

Identification: G361-AAC18-2295

Credits: None available.

Both risk management and health care facility professionals want to provide the best possible environment for patients. Collaboration among these two groups of professionals can help our health care organizations ensure constant readiness, preparedness, and mitigation. This session explores ways risk managers and facility professionals can work together and use common tools to promote success.

  • Describe key opportunities to hold discussions with risk management
  • Explain the foundations of enterprise risk management
  • Discuss the impact of engineering and facility management decisions on clinical and non-clinical operations
  • List common tools used by both risk managers and facility professionals, including risk assessments, failure mode effects analysis, root cause analysis, and auditing

Speaker(s):
  • David Petrous, CPHRM, FASHRM , Safety/Risk Manager, Hendricks Regional Health
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

ASHE Annual Business Meeting & Recognition Breakfast

Jul 18, 2018 7:00am ‐ Jul 18, 2018 8:00am

Identification: G361-AAC18-2282

Credits: None available.

Speaker(s):
  • Bradley R. Taylor, MBA, CHFM, CHC, System Vice President, Construction and Project Management, Fairview Health Services
  • Patrick J. Andrus, MBA, CAE, Executive Director, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
  • Dean M. Pufahl, CHFM, Director, Facilities Services, Froedtert &Medical College of Wisconsin - St. Joseph's Hospital
  • Russ Harbaugh, CHEP, Immediate Past President, ASHE
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

CMS CoP Interpretation Guidelines Overview

Jul 18, 2018 8:15am ‐ Jul 18, 2018 9:30am

Identification: G361-AAC18-2275

Credits: None available.

This panel of subject matter experts will provide an overview of the latest guidance issued by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The panel will consist of CMS representatives, authorities having jurisdiction, and subject matter experts who will cover the latest interpretive guidance relative to the current Conditions of Participation for acute and long-term care facilities.

  • Recognize the importance of CMS Interpretive Guidance
  • Describe CMS’s guidance on the latest Conditions of Participation
  • Improve the organization’s compliance program
  • Help better prepare for the next accreditation survey

Moderator(s):
  • Jonathan Flannery, MHSA, CHFM, FASHE, FACHE, Senior Associate Director of Advocacy, American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
Panelist(s):
  • John Williams, Program Manager, Construction Review Services, Washington State Department of Health
  • Michael Crowley, Vice President, Jensen Hughes
  • Caecilia Blondiaux, Special Assistant, Health Insurance Specialist/Regulations Coordinator/EP Lead, CMS, Quality, Safety & Oversight Group
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00

Total Project Alignment: Achieving the Owner's Project Requirements

Jul 18, 2018 9:45am ‐ Jul 18, 2018 10:45am

Identification: G361-AAC18-2152

Credits: None available.

Total project alignment provides the facility manager with tactical solutions to meet the institution’s strategic initiatives and investments. Total project alignment ensures improvement in all areas of the Triple Aim at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. These processes ensure high quality, effective, and efficient product delivery and constant improvement which will be demonstrated in the case study,“TPA: Moving to the Second Curve of Facility Management.”

  • Discuss the TPA model and the value it brings to a facility manager working to improve project outcomes
  • Identify the various roles and responsibilities within the TPA model as described during the OPR charette
  • Examine the process for project delivery use the TPA model to align new and existing project technologies
  • Review a case study using the technology to better understand the facility manager’s gains from resource alignment and operational prioritization afforded by the TPA model

Speaker(s):
  • Mark Kenneday, MBA, CHFM, FASHE, CHC, CM-Lean, Director, Business Development - Healthcare, Sightlines - A Gordian Company
Standard: $30.00
Members: $15.00
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