Regulatory Compliance

Apr 23, 2020
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Feb 14, 2020
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Just Ask ASHE: Q4 2019

Feb 6, 2020
Monday, October 21, 2019 The revamped Just Ask ASHE service is a members-only opportunity to get trusted answers to your compliance questions. Four times a year, ASHE will hold Just Ask ASHE webinars for members. A panel of code experts will discuss the latest compliance developments. The format,…
Feb 5, 2020
At A Glance At Issue The United States Pharmacopeia (USP) in June 2019 released several new and revised pharmacy compounding standards. Specifically, USP published the final revised version of general chapter <797> (Pharmaceutical Compounding of Sterile Preparations) to accompany the…
Dec 20, 2019
Executive Summary ASHE has heard reports of surveyors issuing findings regarding the pressure relationship of operating rooms (ORs) and sterile storage rooms and the restricted areas of operating suites. ASHRAE 170 Table 7.1 Design Parameters indicates that operating rooms (OR) and sterile storage…
Dec 18, 2019
A panel of code experts will discuss the latest compliance developments. The format, similar to the Just Ask ASHE sessions at ASHE conferences, will allow plenty of time for your code questions on topics including emergency preparedness, the latest on CMS requirements, NFPA codes, ICC codes, and…
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USP <800> Resources

Nov 22, 2019
This American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE) monograph discusses the physical environment provisions of USP and is primarily intended for the use of health care facility managers. The USP Risk Readiness Checklist, created by the American Society for Health Care Risk Management (ASHRM…
Nov 10, 2019
The United States Pharmacopeia Convention has updated the USP <797> standard. The publication date was June 1, 2019. The standard applies to all places where compounded sterile preparations (CSPs) are prepared (e.g., hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and emergency rooms) and to all persons,…
Oct 9, 2019
- In 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) adopted new Conditions of Participation that incorporated the 2012 editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 99. CMS recently provided ASHE with the following guidance on some frequently asked questions regarding the new CMS requirements.