To advance members' ability to establish and maintain care environments that are free of environmental surface contamination and that support safety, service, and efficient and effective operations.
Evidenced by an earned reputation as a courageous, influential, and trusted authority committed to innovation, excellence, and awareness of the essential role of environmental services (EVS) in improving health care outcomes
Evidenced by honesty in words and actions and dedication to effective stewardship characterized by value focused decisions made in an accountable and transparent culture
As evidenced by a commitment to sound, knowledge based evolving science and professional practice
Evidenced by an engaged fellowship of peers taking pride in the diversity of experience and the inclusion of multiple perspectives in advancing their profession
AHE Strategic Imperatives
1) Provide Expertise
Develop and curate information and insight needed to be viewed as the expert in initiatives related to standards, education, and advocacy for health care environmental services.
2) Engage in Collaboration
Enhance and maintain relationships with partner organizations to cooperatively develop solutions to critical issues confronting health care provider organizations.
3) Develop Resources
Focus on our body of knowledge as our primary asset and make it available to every health care environment service professional regardless of their place of practice.
4) Deliver Value
Deliver unmatched value for membership, greater than investment of time and money. Members experience a personal and professional connection to a fellowship of thought leaders demonstrating AHE values of leadership, integrity, innovation and community; leading to increased member confidence to articulate their value, the value of their teams and of AHE toward achievement of their organizations' mission and vision.