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Presentation Resource
Five panelists discuss the similarities between nursing and environmental technicians, setting a culture of intraprofessional collaboration, the environmental management as an integral team member, and suggestions on improving collaboration.
Guides/Reports
Suggestions for interviewers including guidelines on interview questions and regulations governing pre-employment inquiries.
Magazine & Journal Articles
Major challenges to hand hygiene compliance reported by survey participants included staff not thinking about it (43 percent), being too busy (31 percent), having other patient needs take priority (25 percent) and not having role models (24 percent). This article includes tables that examine these issues in greater detail.
Guides/Reports
Health Facilities Management (HFM), the American Society for Healthcare Engineering and the Association for the Healthcare Environment of the American Hospital Association surveyed a random sample of 14,112 hospital department managers to learn about trends in health care compensation. The response rate was 12.6 percent, or 1,772 completed surveys.
Standards/Guidelines
This Guideline applies to seating, tables, carts, storage and other furniture products as used in healthcare patient care. It also applies to furniture intended for use outside of patient care areas in healthcare environments as furniture is often used interchangeably between patient care and non-patient care areas.
Presentation Resource
Brian Lee, CSP, presents on the five attitudes of engagement, the four imperatives of a K.E.E.P. strategy, a vision for excellence and the brilliance of the basics.
Guides/Reports
This document strives to follow the AHA footsteps and the Health for Life initiative. The resource is directed at EVS professionals to make the business case for quality while using the Six Aims for Improvement as drivers for departmental operations.
Guides/Reports
Three panelists discuss challenges and strategies for Ebola infection control.
Press Releases
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) announces a groundbreaking partnership with The Ohio State University to create the first academic certificate in healthcare environmental services within a hospitality management program.
Press Releases
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) announces the recipients of the 2015 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteer service, mentorship and environmental sustainability.
Press Releases
AHE announces the 2015 Recognition Awards for excellence in caring for the environment, volunteer service, mentorship and environmental sustainability.
Magazine & Journal Articles
When health care organizations recognize that it takes a combination of approaches to keep their restrooms clean, they can then build upon an effective strategy to maintain restrooms at a service level that not only meets the expectations of users but also helps to protect their health.
Magazine & Journal Articles
Join AHE in an ongoing effort to encourage healthcare environmental services professionals to “take the pledge” to redefine the role of the profession.
Magazine & Journal Articles
John Scherberger, BS, FAHE, CHESP, REH provides an overview of the Fellow of the AHE (FAHE) program.
Magazine & Journal Articles
Scott Thornton answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Train-the-trainer program.
Magazine & Journal Articles
An overview of five significant changes in health care.
Magazine & Journal Articles
While chemical or biological incidents might not be among the top three hazards identified by hospitals in their emergency preparedness plans, environmental services professionals should be aware of the special preparation needed for chemical or biological events.
Magazine & Journal Articles
Patrick Covington answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Train-the-trainer program.
Magazine & Journal Articles
The 2016 AHE Board of Directors introduce themselves by answering a few questions.
Magazine & Journal Articles
Kent L. Miller answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Train-the-trainer program.