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The increasing operational cost for a health care facility is related to its environment and equipment which is the responsibility of plant and biomedical personnel. Health care engineering managers have a personal responsibility to advance skills, awareness and knowledge to maintain a proper level of effectiveness and efficiency in the department.

CSHE's mission is to help keep our members informed of upcoming changes impacting their facilities. Check back often for updates.

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2020 Executive Committee Elections

Posted on 4/13/2020
Last week, I was talking to one of my peers, who asked a question that many of us have thought about. When he was reviewing the preventative maintenance for his generators, to assure alignment with the manufactures recommendations, he noted that the


Message from the President: 2020 Annual Institute

Posted on 3/19/2020
In light of the latest COVID-19 developments, the CSHE Executive Committee has made the difficult, but necessary, decision to postpone this year's Annual Institute, originally scheduled for May 27-29, 2020. We are confident that this is in the best i


Airborne Infectious Disease Management

Posted on 3/16/2020
A timely response is crucial for identification and containment of potentially infectious patients. The Minnesota Department of Health has a published guide, "Airborne Infectious Disease Management: Methods for Temporary Negative Pressure Isolation."


Industry Update - January 2020

Posted on 1/29/2020
January 2020 Orange County Industry Updated, prepared by Joe Brothman.


Robert Mack Scholarship Foundation: Scholarship Applications Due February 15, 2020

Posted on 1/17/2020
On, February 15, 2020 will be the deadline for applications for Robert Mack scholarships. Application forms can be found on the website,, and there are hot button links to this website on the CSHE home page.


CSHE Energy to Care Update - December 2019

Posted on 1/17/2020
In my reflection of this past year, and our performance in the Energy Gold Rush/Energy to Care program it brings great satisfaction in all the great work that is going on within our state to lead the nation in energy performance. As reflected of CSHE


A Health Care Facility’s Journey to the NFPA 99 Risk Assessment

Posted on 1/9/2020
At a recent Reliability Chapter meeting, a gentleman boldly stated, “If you threw all your preventative maintenance (PM) out the door, your productivity would shoot through the roof.” The reaction by most people in the room was to articulate why this


Industry Update - October 2019

Posted on 10/1/2019
October 2019 Orange County Industry Updated, prepared by Joe Brothman.


Industry Update - June 2019

Posted on 6/30/2019
June 2019 Orange County Industry Updated, prepared by Joe Brothman.


Industry Update - July 2019

Posted on 6/30/2019
July 2019 Orange County Industry Updated, prepared by Joe Brothman.

Job Openings

EOC/Safety Manager - Santa Rosa, CA

Posted on 1/7/2020
Plans, coordinates, and controls systems in place to ensure worker, patient, and visitor safety and Environment of Care (EoC) functions for Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital (SRMH), Petaluma Valley Hospital (PVH), and off-site buildings and facilities man

Steam Engineer - Torrance, CA

Posted on 1/2/2020
Under direction of the Manager, Plant Operations, and supervision of the Lead Steam Engineer, the Steam Engineer operates and maintains boilers, compressors, pumps, supply and exhaust fans, air handlers, air conditioning, heating systems, diesel gene