Magazine & Journal Articles

May 20, 2019
CHESP Extended Review Workshop CHESP is a premier credential designation demonstrating mastery of maintaining the environment of care. Based on a sound assessment that provides distinction among health care environmental services professionals, CHESPs demonstrate advanced knowledge in the areas…
Dec 17, 2018
Managing an enhanced disinfection program requires a strategic approach to communication. Cathy Campbell provides three important components of a successful UVC device implementation.
Dec 17, 2018
John Scherberger, FAHE, CHESP, provides information on UV disinfection and important factors to consider when evaluating UV technologies.
Apr 11, 2017
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…
Sep 29, 2016
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.
Sep 29, 2016
Join AHE in an ongoing effort to encourage healthcare environmental services professionals to “take the pledge” to redefine the role of the profession.
Sep 29, 2016
John Scherberger, BS, FAHE, CHESP, REH provides an overview of the Fellow of the AHE (FAHE) program.
Sep 29, 2016
Scott Thornton answers questions about the Certified Health Care Environmental Services Technician Train-the-trainer program.