Environmental Services

Nonclinical staff has role in patient satisfaction

There are a number of ways they can help to improve patient outcomes

3/1/2017


Parkland Hospital combines laundry tech with human touch

Advanced processes back up one skilled seamstress

2/28/2017


Report: Growing healthcare sector will boost demand for industrial cleaning services

The global industrial cleaning market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of close to 5%

2/27/2017


Free hazard communication webinar planned to help protect cleaners

The webinar will focus on how OSHA can help staffing firms and host employers better understand their responsibilities for ensuring the safety of temporary workers.

2/24/2017


Automated UV-C disinfection: Finding the system that meets your facility’s needs

Despite the fact that the fundamental technology might be the same, no two commercially available automated UV-C systems are identical

2/15/2017


Cleaners can harm plastic surfaces over time

Use of some cleaning products could harm medical devices

2/14/2017


Study explores environmental cleaning for containing MRSA

Research examines the efficacy of different approaches for cleaning environmental surfaces

2/8/2017


Tips to reduce the spread of norovirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests five steps

2/8/2017


Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job

Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

2/6/2017


Hospital enhances patient safety with germ-zapping robots

The Christ Hospital Health Network is the first healthcare system in the Cincinnati region to use the technology

2/3/2017


Study links superbug to antibiotic overuse rather than dirty hospitals

Scientists have found overuse of the drugs was the main cause of a serious stomach bug outbreak that spread through NHS hospitals

2/3/2017


Ontario hospital workers warn about hospital-acquired infections

The Canadian Union of Public Employees is urging the government to reduce hospital-acquired infections by increasing funding for hospital housekeeping

2/2/2017



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