EXCHANGE 2014 -- September 21-24 -- Tampa, FL

AHE's annual educational event attended by over 650 professionals with an interest in caring for healthcare environments. The conference brings together environmental services, infection prevention, facilities, textile, design and many other healthcare professionals to learn from and share with each other, make valuable business connections and lead change in the field of environmental services, which includes surface disinfection, environmental hygiene and infection prevention.

Registration rates increase on Friday, August 1!

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AHE's Award Application - Now Available
Submission deadline for Innovation Award is July 25

We encourage you to nominate your peers, but don't hesitate to nominate yourself!  This is a great opportunity for you to demonstrate to the membership and the profession, the stellar work you have been doing in your hospitals and in your communities. The nomination and selection process for all awards will remain consistent with what we did last year. 

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Advertising, Marketing and Sponsorship Opportunities

These sponsorship opportunities are suitable for every budget and marketing goal.  Demonstrate company support of the profession by keeping your brand in front of top customers and prospects.  EXCHANGE provides unprecedented opportunities for attendees to learn, share best practices, experience new products, network with colleagues and ENGAGE with experts nationally.

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What's new:
- Charging Stations
- Exclusive E-Marketing
- Passbook to Prizes
- White Papers
- Column Wraps


EXPLORE Magazine

Thought-provoking articles and viewpoints on key issues affecting environmental healthcare professionals. You will look forward to reading our quarterly members-only publication, EXPLORE. Written by members, committee members, board and staff, and other EVS experts, this publication offers the latest news and techniques that can help you accomplish more in less time. EXPLORE is published by Naylor LLC.   

To view this issue and past issues, click here.  Not an AHE Member? Join today!


In this issue:
- The Future of EVS: EVS is Changing - Prove Your Value.  
By Colby C. Morris, CHESP
- Legionellosis - An Unintended Consequence of Building
Water Systems. By Eric R. Myers, MSc; Scott W. Millar, BS; and John H. Hanlin, Ph.D.
- Encouraging Positive Change -The Leadership Development Program. 
By Paul Picciurro, CHESP
- AHE Voices. Q & A with Rock Jensen and Greg May, CHESP

White Papers, Reports and other Educational Resources

AHE’s strategic goals include advancing and shaping the environmental services profession. To achieve these goals, AHE has partnered with other industry leaders who support its mission and strategic goals to offer educational white papers, position papers, reports, guidelines, recommendation and solutions to members. These resources assist environmental services leaders and other professionals in developing and sustaining effective and evidenced-based environmental hygiene practices leading to increased patient and worker safety and improved outcomes overall. 

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Topics of Interest:
- Infection Prevention
- Sustainability
- Waste Management, including Pharmaceuticals
- Customer Service/Conflict Resolution


Calendar of On-Demand Webinars and Online Courses

ENGAGE courses, webinars, recordings and publications are designed to equip you with the latest content and trends in the field, and to help you take your departments, facilities and careers to new heights. ENGAGE offers all of this, and much more. And, it’s getting even better in 2014.

2014 Webinars >>    

2014 Courses >>    

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Become an American Hospital Association Roadmap Ally

The American Hospital Association's Sustainability Roadmap Allies are hospitals and health systems that use and contribute to the Roadmap’s resource toolkit. Allies join with industry partners and others to create and maintain the only free, robust knowledge warehouse of sustainable best practices available in the marketplace today. Our goal? By working together, we can reduce costs, protect resources locally and globally, and engage our staff, patients, and communities. 

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As a group, we can reduce costs; protect resources locally and globally; and engage our staff, patients, and communities by:

- Improving energy and water efficiency
- Reducing waste generation and chemical usage
- Prioritizing sustainability in our supply chain decisions


Programs, Publications and DVDs




2014 Corporate Champions



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