Navigating compliance in the pandemic era
The world’s concern over COVID-19 ebbs and flows as infections fluctuate and variants emerge, but from the perspective of American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) advocacy experts, the illness continues to dominate conversations.
The pandemic touches so many aspects of hospital facilities that its impact will be felt for decades. “We’ve realized that there are always going to be COVID-19 patients now,” says Jonathan Flannery, MHSA, CHFM, FASHE, FACHE, ASHE’s senior associate director of advocacy. “It’s something facilities managers are going to have to continually be addressing.”