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ISHE Purdue Event: Compliance Updates and Mitigating Construction Risks

See the recording (member login required) of this event that took place February 24th with your fellow ISHE members and the students of the Purdue ASHE Chapter. We heard about healthcare construction management, discussed the latest news in healthcare engineering, and learned about “Mitigating Construction Risks.” This event was approved by ASHE for 2.0 Contact […]


ISHE 2021 Spring Conference – May 12, 13 & 14

Make plans now for the 2021 ISHE Spring Conference on May 12, 13 & 14. Join us at the French Lick Resort to: Get vital information from The Joint Commission, HFAP, ISDH, and ASHE Ask other facility engineers about their challenges – and get tips and ideas Ask others how they have solved problems Build a […]


Strategic Facility Studies: Why your organization shouldn’t invest in capital improvements without one

Recording now available in the ISHE member area.  This event has been approved by ASHE for 1.0 Contact Hour (1.0 CEC). Understanding your campus, facilities, infrastructure, systems, and their performance is crucial to maintaining optimum efficiency, building lifecycles, maintenance costs, patient outcomes, comfort and safety, and more. With strained budgets, especially as a result of […]


Governor Extends Public Health Emergency

The Governor has extended the public health emergency with an expiration of March 1, 2021. The ISDH waivers regarding the changes to the physical environment in response to COVID-19 can remain in use through the expiration date of the declared public health emergency. If you have made physical environment changes and those have been submitted […]


ISDH Reissued Emergency Orders

The Indiana Department of Health issued an extension of the temporary COVID waivers pertaining to the physical environment. The Reissued Emergency Orders file can be found here. The waivers will expire “no earlier than the date the Governor’s Declaration is withdrawn or expires, including any extensions thereof.” This ties the waiver expiration to the Governor’s […]


Hospital Association Leader Panel – Indiana, Illinois & Ohio: Recording Available

The Midwest Healthcare Engineering Conference presented a virtual event where we heard from Indiana, Illinois, and Ohio Hospital Association Presidents about healthcare in 2020, the challenges we will be facing moving forward, as well as the impact of the election on healthcare in our states.  A recording of this event is now available to ISHE […]


Nov. 4: Increasing Awareness of Safety Risks to Healthcare Team Members from Infectious Aerosols in Perioperative Spaces

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this event! This event has been approved by ASHE for 1.0 Contact Hour (1.0 CEC). Thanks to our sponsors, Midwest Associates and BSA Lifestructures. Increasing Awareness of Safety Risks to Healthcare Team Members from Infectious Aerosols in Perioperative Spaces In the wake of the recent pandemic, the […]


Job Posting: Energy Project Manager – Healthcare Engineer

Join Medxcel as we grow our service offerings to support energy consumption and conservation. This is an exciting time to make an impact in healthcare facilities planning as an Energy Project Manager managing capital projects. Learn more and apply.  


ASHE e-Learning Discounts

E learning discount member Earn CECs with ASHE e-Learning    As a health care facility professional during this crisis, we know your time is precious. That’s why ASHE offers online, self-paced education accessible 24/7 for your scheduling convenience.  ASHE e-Learning courses are perfect for developing new skills, reinforcing best practices and earning contact hours for […]


Emergency Order Amending Blanket Waiver On Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms

The Indiana State Department of Health’s March 22, 2020 “COVID-19 National/State Emergency Hospital Blanket Waiver: Conversion of Standard Patient Rooms to Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms (Revised)” (“Isolation Waiver”) has been AMENDED. See the update below: Emergency Order Amending Blanket Waiver On Negative Pressure Isolation Rooms Please share this broadly with your healthcare engineering colleagues.