Environmental Services - June 2019

How to validate a cleanroom cleaning regime

How you validate is just as important as how you clean

6/27/2019


Unsanitary conditions at Calif VA Center linked to rise in infections

Office of Inspector General report faults lack of environmental servicestraining

6/27/2019


Finding the next generation of cleaning managers

How do you know if people in your organization with leadership potential are developing?

6/26/2019


Heroes of Infection Prevention Award winners announced

Award honors infection preventionists who have helped to reduce infection, raise awareness, and improve the health and well-being of patients, healthcare workers, and the public

6/25/2019


Healthcare facility environmental services managers share top concerns

Role of the environmental services department in patient care often underestimated

6/24/2019


Avoiding the hidden costs of environmental services staff injuries

Environmental services work-related injuries usually involve either exposure to harmful contaminants or musculoskeletal disorders

6/14/2019


N.J. seeks new infection protections for healthcare facilities

Viral outbreak at a Wanaque pediatric facility contributed to 11 deaths and some three dozen illnesses

6/13/2019


Improving EVS management and technology can improve workflow

Productivity can suffer if staff are not identifying solutions on how to accomplish their tasks

6/13/2019


Hospital salaries: From environmental services to the CEO

There are 73,250 janitors and cleaners employed in hospitals

6/6/2019


A greener environmental services department can have a wide impact

Green practices can increase environmental sustainability and improve patient care

6/5/2019


Cancer patient's room infested with bed bugs at Detroit Hospital

Hospital said the bugs were from someone's infested clothing left behind

6/4/2019


Outsourcing EVS for rural hospitals

Cost, staffing, process integration, compliance, reporting… all were concerns as they explored outsourcing options

6/4/2019


NYU student goes from janitor to nursing school grad

Baez's goal is to become a critical care nurse in the intensive care unit

6/4/2019


Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job

Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

6/3/2019



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