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Jensen Hughes and RPA Exhibiting and Presenting.
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 24 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm
Topic: An Exploration of Regulatory Compliance
Presenters: Shaine M. Grogan, PE, CFPS Fire Protection Engineer, Jensen Hughes
Joe Beadle, CFPS, Senior, Fire & Emergency Management Consultant, RPA, a Jensen Hughes Company
The conference theme includes “Assessing Risk while Maintaining Compliance” and this presentation is intended to cover the challenges faced with “maintaining compliance”. The presenters draw on their experience with key regulatory agencies including the Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), state health agencies, and local building/fire departments to engage NEHES attendees for a presentation on regulatory compliance.
Date/Time: Monday, September 23 from 2:15 – 3:15 pm
Topic: From Master Planning to Operations: Integrating Compliance and Risk Management Strategies into New Construction and Major Renovation
Presenters: Stephen Carbery, BE, MBA, Vice President Facilities Design Construction & Real Estate Yale New Haven Health, Walter “Ted” Dow, PE, MS, Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Jensen Hughes, Scott Aronson, MS Principal, RPA/Practice Leader – Healthcare, RPA, a Jensen Hughes Company
As health systems are challenged to design for the future while managing the budget and timeline on projects, there can often be steps that are bypassed for compliance in the design, construction and hand-off phases. Based on lessons learned with him impact compliance challenges, Yale New Haven Health has incorporated a new process to address compliance in the early design phases to include the state Department of Health, best practices for fire attack (fire department entry and operations in a healthcare fire) and through to the conversion for the Day 1 opening and operations of the building or space.
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New England Healthcare Engineers' Society (NEHES) 2019 Fall Conference
September 22, 2019 - September 25, 2019
New York State Health Facilities Association/New York State Center for Assisted Living (NYSHFA/NYSCAL) 4th Annual Emergency Preparedness
October 24, 2019
Joint Commission Resources, Exploring the Life Safety Chapter
November 7, 2019 - November 8, 2019