IFHE congresses provide an ideal forum for interchange of information, making contacts and development of friendships. Members receive direct mailing of congress information, an invitation to submit a paper for consideration; and an early opportunity to book a stand at the exhibition;
Members have access to databases and other information available via the IFHE Administrative Secretariat, to enable contact with colleagues.
Members receive the IFHE Newsletter three times a year.
Members receive international issues of the "Health Estate" four times a year. This journal lists all IFHE 'C' and 'D' members, following a complimentary introductory article.
Members are provided with and are entitled to use the IFHE logo on publicity documents and letterheads.
‘A’ National members – national organizations, whose membership is open to all engineers, architects, technologists, technicians, and other professionals, engaged in the broad field of hospital and healthcare facility design, engineering, construction, commissioning, maintenance, and estate management, and whose constitution and objectives are similar to those of IFHE.
‘B’ Associate members – individuals who are interested in promoting the objectives of the IFHE, and small groups of individuals, who are similarly interested and are in the process of establishing national organizations with a view to eventual admission as ‘A’ National members.
‘C’ Institutional Members – governmental organisations, health authorities and other organisations, associations or institutions directly concerned with the healthcare field.
‘D’ Affiliate Members – professional, commercial or industrial firms interested in the healthcare field.
'E’ Honorary Members - persons or organisations who have rendered special service to IFHE, or who have distinguished themselves in the field of healthcare engineering.