The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) is the largest association dedicated to optimizing the health care built environment. ASHE’s 12,000+ members design, build, and operate hospitals, and are involved in improving the health care physical environment from the time hospital blueprints are drawn throughout the lifespan of a facility. ASHE is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association.

Members rely on ASHE for continuing education, professional information, and advocacy efforts focused on pushing for science-based codes and standards that keep patients and staff safe. ASHE’s diverse membership includes:

  • Architects and other design professionals
  • Contractors
  • Facility management professionals
  • Consultant engineers
  • Clinical and biomedical engineers
  • Health care construction managers
  • Infection prevention practitioners
  • Maintenance engineers
  • Plant management services personnel
  • Safety and security professionals
  • Support service personnel

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