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American Society for Healthcare Engineering American Society for Healthcare Engineering
ASHE’s Mission: Dedicated to optimizing the healthcare physical environment. ASHE’s Vision: To engage stakeholders in the creation of the optimum healing healthcare environment.

American College of Healthcare Executives American College of Healthcare Executives
As a Member in the American College of Healthcare Executives, you'll attain the tools, guidance and support you need to gain an edge in the field. Membership will enhance your marketability, relationships, knowledge and leadership so you can excel!

American Hospital Association American Hospital Association
To advance the health of individuals and communities. The AHA leads, represents and serves hospitals, health systems and other related organizations that are accountable to the community and committed to health improvement.

IFMA Healthcare Council IFMA Healthcare Council
More than 18,500 FMs worldwide belong to IFMA (International Facilities Management Assn). The IFMA Healthcare Council provides access to networking and educational events, traveling exhibits such as the Green Patient Lab, and research reports. Members have access to a listserv to query peers on best practices. The organization's mission is to holistically enhance the skills of facility management professionals within the health care industry.

Illinois Department of Public Health Illinois Department of Public Health
The Illinois Department of Public Health was created in 1877 to regulate medical practitioners and to promote sanitation. Today, IDPH is responsible for protecting the state's 12.4 million residents, as well as countless visitors, through the prevention and control of disease and injury. The Department's nearly 200 programs touch virtually every age, aspect and cycle of life.

Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
The mission of The Joint Commission is to continuously improve the safety and quality of care provided to the public through the provision of health care accreditation and related services that support performance improvement in health care organizations.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, OSHA’s role is to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women; by authorizing enforcement of the standards developed under the Act; by assisting and encouraging the States in their efforts to assure safe and healthful working conditions; by providing for research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health.

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers
The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers advances technology to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. Membership is open to any person associated with the field.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
EPA leads the nation’s environmental science, research, education and assessment efforts. The mission of the Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and the environment. Since 1970, EPA has been working for a cleaner, healthier environment for the American people.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Collaborating to create the expertise, information, and tools that people and communities need to protect their health – through health promotion, prevention of disease, injury and disability, and preparedness for new health threats.