Technical Paper

Jan 11, 2021
The Impact of Communications and Motivation on the Environmental Services Workplace By Lisa Ford January 11, 2021 | Formats: Technical Paper | Content Areas: Workforce | Tags: Communication, Motivation, Leadership, Diversity
Dec 17, 2018
Read about the unintended consequences caused by the application of the Hawthorne Effect and how it impacted an environmental services department.
Nov 6, 2018
Studies have shown that emphasis should be placed on adequately training environmental service workers and providing timely feedback on the thoroughness of cleaning by using fluorescent marking or ATP methods. By identifying the connectors and promoters from the front-line staff and focusing them…
Nov 5, 2018
Health care textiles are a crucial component in the care and treatment of patients if positive outcomes are to be realized. The absence of guidance from regulatory organizations pertaining to the handling, internal transportation, and storage of hygienically clean textiles within the confines of…
Nov 1, 2018
An Environmental Service's leader as a Lean leader needs to be patient, inquisitive, keenly interested in problem-solving, a good communicator, and a mentor who likes to see people succeed. This paper will propose a proven strategy for becoming a Lean department through the leader's eyes.
Oct 31, 2018
Today, despite their many challenges, EVS is an important participant in making decisions around construction, technology, infection prevention and patient satisfaction in health care institutions. This paper will examine how changes in the health care industry have impacted ES operations.
Aug 31, 2018
With a focus on customer service and improving the patient experience, it is essential to hire people who are a good fit to your hospital during recruiting, hiring, and onboarding processes. The purpose of this paper is to provide you with proven strategies in attracting, interviewing, hiring and…
Aug 31, 2018
In his Fellow Paper, Michael Cataznaro analyzes the importance of a well-thought out comprehensive training program and the resources needed from all levels within a facility in order to be successful.