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Press Releases
Key Source International is the third ever environmental services industry leader to be presented with AHE’s prestigious Innovation Award.
Press Releases
SCA Away From Home Professional Hygiene made a live tree donation to the city of Pittsburgh, in honor of the 30th anniversary of AHE EXCHANGE.
White Papers
As the debate around bed bug continues to evolve and further research brings to light new information about these pests, the prevention and management practices will also evolve. In the meantime, rest easy with a proactive approach and the advice of a trained pest management professional. 
White Papers
This document presents many questions to be asked before making final purchasing decisions and describe how to find substantiated, unbiased answers to most of those questions on the EPA website. 
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.