Education event

OSHPD’s Electronic Services Portal Web Seminar
New system features, plan approval process and reviews

November 17, 2011
10:00 a.m. – Noon,  Pacific Time


All hospital personnel and designers involved with projects that require review by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) Facilities Development Division should know how to access OSHPD’s new Electronic Services Portal (e-SP). Using e-SP, hospitals will be able to determine the real-time status of projects and access all applicable forms. This new system replaces OSHPD’s old logbook, and will result in standardized plan and field review processes and a higher level of consistency among geographic plan review regions.

This web seminar will explain the purpose and features of the new system, and show participants how e-SP will influence health care projects under OSHPD jurisdiction. Changes in business processes and procedures that will affect plan approval process, phased and incremental reviews, and field reviews will be discussed.

An introductory overview of the revised application forms used to support the e-SP system will be provided, with tips for properly completing the forms. Features and future developments of the new e-SP citizen access portal will be discussed, and techniques for locating project-specific information and review status will be demonstrated during the seminar.

Recommended for:

Facility managers, health care architects, structural, electrical and mechanical engineers, construction project managers, inspectors of record and all other members of the construction project team.

This program approved by:
The American Institute of Architects California Council



  • Why replace the logbook?
  • What is e-SP?
  • Changes in OSHPD procedures, staff roles and responsibilities

e-SP Implementation

  • Project structure in e-SP
  • Building information
  • Management of post-approval documents
  • Field Observations and Reviews

Navigating the Revised Application Forms

  • Overview of the form structure
  • Required information
  • Guide to selecting the proper forms

e-SP Citizen Access

  • Data structure in e-SP
  • Searching for project information
  • Determining project status
  • Tips for easier searching and navigation

The Future of the e-SP System

  • Online application of applications
  • Electronic Plan Review


 John Gillengerten is a licensed structural engineer with 30 years of experience in seismic design of buildings and nonstructural systems and components. He is the district structural engineer for the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Facilities Development Division and is active in building code development.

Gary Dunger is chief fire & life safety officer at the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development in Southern California. With over 30 years experience in the Fire Service, Gary manages the Fire Prevention Unit for OSHPD, has technical oversight for fire and life safety in health care construction for the entire state, and is responsible for the development of the building standards relating to fire and life safety in health care occupancies currently published in the California Building Codes Standards.  


Members $185 (per connection)
Nonmembers $275 (per connection)

Members of the approving organizations (AIACC) may register at the CHA member rate.
Multiple staff can gather and participate from one location for one tuition fee. Register online or complete the registration form and fax it to (916) 552-7506. Checks should be made payable to CAHHS/CHA and mailed to:

California Hospital Association
Education Department
1215 K Street, Suite 800
Sacramento, CA 95814

Cancellation Policy
A $50 non-refundable processing fee will be retained for each cancellation. Cancellations must be made in writing seven days prior and emailed to, or faxed to (916) 552-7506. No refunds will be made after this date.

Continuing Education

Architects — Application has been made to award AIA/CES Learning Units through the American Institute of Architects California Council.

Access Info

This web seminar allows you to attend and participate without ever leaving the office. The seminar is produced live, via the Internet and a telephone line. You only need a telephone and a computer with a web browser to participate.

Once you register, a confirmation e-mail will be sent with pertinent program information.

Audio for the seminar is accessed through a toll-free number (U.S. calls only). During the program, you will have the opportunity to ask questions of the speakers. If multiple people will be listening to the program at your office, only one person needs to register for the group. The slide presentation is accessed on your computer via the web.

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