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The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipients of the 2019 Environmental Services (ES) Department of the Year Award.
AHE Presents 2019 Heart of Health Care Award June 19, 2019 | Formats: News Release CHICAGO, June 19, 2019 –The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipient of the 2019 AHE Heart of Health Care Award.
The staffing methodology includes metrics derived from actual hospital staffing standards currently in place and practiced in the field, as well as direction from industry experts who have spent their careers in honing the craft of environmental services staffing.
Sustainable programs are also among the Association for the Healthcare Environment Performance Improvements Measures that allow you to track operational success metrics. Use the sustainable pest control best practices in this document to support sustainability program metrics.
  AHE Environmental Services Department of the Year 2018 - Children's Medical Center, Dallas
2018 Heart of Health Winner - Congratulations, James Carlin of Hackensack University Medical Center in Hackensack, NJ! Heart of Health Care Award Congratulations to Stephan Vick from Northside Hospital in Atlanta, who will be presented with The 2019 Heart of Health Care award during Exchange annual conference in San Antonio, Texas, August 21-24. Sponsored by
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced ServiceMaster Clean as a 2018-2020 Corporate Champion.
John Scherberger, FAHE, CHESP, provides information on UV disinfection and important factors to consider when evaluating UV technologies.
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Recent outbreaks of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) and adenovirus among children have raised questions about ways to prevent transmission when those affected are admitted to a health care facility. This advisory offers information regarding AFM, viruses that are currently implicated, modes of transmission and measures of prevention.
Studies have shown that emphasis should be placed on adequately training environmental service workers and providing timely feedback on the thoroughness of cleaning by using fluorescent marking or ATP methods. By identifying the connectors and promoters from the front-line staff and focusing them on creating a culture of care and trust, we can take the organic approach to change and improved performance.
Health care textiles are a crucial component in the care and treatment of patients if positive outcomes are to be realized. The absence of guidance from regulatory organizations pertaining to the handling, internal transportation, and storage of hygienically clean textiles within the confines of health care facilities brings into question the hygienic integrity of such textiles. This document addresses the shortcomings and provides suggested direction and support.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipients of the 2018 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteer service, mentorship and environmental sustainability.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipient of the 2018 Phoenix Award.
Tork and the Association for the Health Care Environment join forces through a mutual commitment to sustainable outcomes; launch an Environmental Sustainability Toolkit
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) announced it was the recipient of two coveted Brandon Hall Gold Awards for Excellence in Learning; recognizing innovative design and measurable business results for the delivery of the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician (CHEST) program.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) announces the recipient of the 2018 AHE Innovation Award.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipient of the 2018 AHE Heart of Healthcare Award.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, has announced the recipients of the 2018 Environmental Services (ES) Department of the Year Award.