September 09, 2020 | Format: News Release
CHICAGO, September 9, 2020 - The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, together with Tork, have announced the recipients of the 2020 Environmental Services (EVS) Department of the Year Award.
The Environmental Services Department of the Year Award provides national recognition for the significant contributions made by an environmental services department to the overall patient experience and achieving a health care organization's mission. It highlights the outstanding achievements of a cutting-edge environmental services team in maintaining high levels of performance in cleaning, disinfecting, infection prevention, environmental sustainability and stewardship, technology use, patient satisfaction, education and training in critical areas.
This year’s recipients of the EVS Department of the Year Award are:
- 1-249 beds: Cohen Children’s Medical Center – New Hyde Park, NY
- 500+ beds: University of Vermont Medical Center – Burlington, VT
This year’s honorable mentions are:
- 1-249 beds: Children’s Health Plano – Plano, TX
- 250-499 beds: CaroMont Regional Medical Center – Gastonia, NC
All award recipients will be recognized in the September issue of Health Facilities Management magazine.
AHE would like to thank Tork, an Essity brand, for sponsoring the 2020 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award.
The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) is a Professional Membership Group of the American Hospital Association. AHE is the professional organization of choice for professionals responsible for caring for the patient and resident care environment across all care settings; including hospitals, long term care, continuing care retirement communities and ambulatory care. AHE shapes professional practice, advances and promotes the profession and promotes awareness for over 2,300 professionals working to ensure a clean and safe health care environment and quality outcomes. www.ahe.org