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NEHES Announces Annual Awards at Fall Conference

Austin, TX—The New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society (NEHES) was pleased to recognize NEHES Award recipients at the NEHES Fall Conference.  The Fall Conference was held September 24 – 27, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont.  Award recipients demonstrated exceptional leadership within their Chapter and within NEHES...

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Inhaled Anesthesia 2020 Challenge Drawdown Campaign

Inhaled Anesthesia 2020 Challenge Drawdown Campaign Reduce your facility inhaled anesthetic carbon emissions by 50% by 2020! Inhaled anesthetics are potent greenhouse gases. Waste anesthetic gases (WAGs) are routinely vented off facility rooftops, where their emissions to the outdoor environment are currently not controlled....

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Evaluation of U.S. Building Energy Benchmarking and Transparency Programs: Attributes, Impacts, and Best Practices

U.S. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory releases report on energy efficiency benchmarking and transparency programs. The U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report designed to summarize state and local energy benchmarking and transparency (B&T) policies in compliance with the Energy Efficiency...

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2017 NEHES Spring Seminar

Join NEHES at the 2017 Spring Seminar and Technical Exhibit, to be held March 31 at the DoubleTree in Leominster, MA.  There will be world class learning opportunities and you’ll be able to meet with dozens of vendors with services and equipment to help...

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ASHE Sustainability Manager Job Opening

ASHE Sustainability Manager job position is open. For more information checkout the position on  ASHE’s website. The American Hospital Association (AHA) is a national organization that represents and serves all types of hospitals, health care networks, and their patients and communities. They are currently...

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2016 ASHE Energy and Water Survey

ASHE is asking all health care facilities to complete its 2016 Energy and Water Survey, which will help update ENERGY STAR scoring models in addition to identifying energy and water use trends. The data will be anonymously shared with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency....

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2016 NEHES Fall Conference is a Wrap

Another successful NEHES Fall Conference took place in the White Mountains of New Hampshire at the historic Mountain View Grand in Whitefield, New Hampshire. Attendees enjoyed a “bone-chilling” round of golf on Sunday (“It was cold,” according to Paul Cantrell), which lead into two...

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The 3rd Annual NEHES Motorcycle Tour

Join us on Friday, October 7th (Rain date: October 14th) for a motorcycle foliage tour through Western Mass around the Quabbin Reservoir with your fellow NEHES members and their guests. Route can be found here. Cost per bike & driver is $25, additional $15 for...

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NEHES: Call for Abstracts for Fall Conference 2016

To assist with education planning, the New England Healthcare Engineering Society is soliciting abstracts for presentations at this fall’s regional conference. We ask that all abstracts support the conference’s theme “Reaching the Summit of the New Healthcare Delivery System” and fit into the general...

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Spring Conference Success for NEHES

With nearly 300 attendees, the NEHES Spring Conference provided another great opportunity for active members and supporting members to network with one another.  Thanks to the Maine Healthcare Engineers’ Society who hosted the event this year under the leadership of Dan Bickford, from Central Maine...

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Past NEHES President, Percy Hanscom Obituary

Percy Hanscom, age 83 from Auburn, Maine, has passed away.  While immersed in the hospital maintenance field, he became the president of the New England Healthcare Engineers’ Society in 1985. He retired from Regional Memorial Hospital in 1991. NEHES sends their condolences to the...

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Walsh Receives 2015 President’s Award

Mike Walsh, Supporting Member Liaison to the NEHES Board, was honored with the 2015 President’s Award given by Paul Cantrell, CE, CPE, CHFM, NEHES President.  Walsh has served in the liaison role for two years and has significantly increased the role of the Supporting...

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Girard Receives 2015 Chapter Leadership Award

Peter Girard was honored at the 2015 NEHES Fall Conference with the Chapter Leadership Award.  Girard has served as the NEHES Chapter Representative from New Hampshire on the NEHES Board of Directors.  His attention to detail and dedication to the healthcare engineering profession is...

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Spring Seminar Presentations Online

We have started to receive the full presentations from the NEHES Spring Seminar and they are posted in the Education Tab under Presentations.  You can use this resource for all presentations at the NEHES events dating back to 2010.

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CHFM Exam Fee Waiver Available

CHFM Exam Fee Waiver is Currently Available.  The American Society for Healthcare Engineering has agreed to provide a number of CHFM exam fee waivers if you are currently an active member of both NEHES and ASHE. If you are thinking 2015 is the year...

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Leadership Series set to Launch January 27

Interested in signing up for the Leadership Series to be launched in 2015?  Please sign up before the first class on January 27.  Over a dozen members have signed up for this special learning opportunity. Click for info.  Click here to register.   Jona...

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Fall Conference Presentations Available Online

Did you miss this year’s Fall Conference?  If so, you missed a first class event!  Thanks to all who participated.  Feel free to review many of the educational presentations that took place at the conference.  Just go to the “Presentations” link under “Education”.  You...

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NEHES Awards at Fall Conference

Some special awards were presented at today’s NEHES Fall Conference.  The Engineer of the Year award was given to Ron Vachon of Maine, particularly noting his work with the website and newsletter communications. Jim Carroll, while a new member to the NEHES Board, received...

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