Environmental Services Healthcare Hospitality & Patient Care

Providing Excellent Patient Care Through Environmental Services

A lot of the talk around providing excellent patient care revolves around soft skills. Mechanisms like AIDETⓇ (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Expla...

Environmental Services Healthcare Linen Utilization and Laundry Management Patient Flow

Hospital Support Services: The Data Behind Their Impact

You know that hospital support services matter. But maybe you’ve never seen their impact quantified in detail. We collected data from three different ...

Environmental Services Healthcare Leadership

EVS Directors Share How They Create a Positive Work Environment

A negative work environment creates stressed and disengaged employees. This yields high turnover rates and poor job performance—things that have costl...

Environmental Services Healthcare Leadership

Build a Partnership with EVS and Nursing To Improve Patient Care

By Willie Nash, Director of Environmental Services A healthy working relationship between nursing and environmental services (EVS) staff is necessary ...

Environmental Services Healthcare Leadership

How a Healthcare Executive Is Leading His Team Through COVID-19

People are always looking to leaders for something. Whether it’s advice on what decision to make or a solution to a problem they’re unable to solve, p...

Culinary Environmental Services Healthcare

How To Create a Contingency Plan for Your EVS or Culinary Team

Environmental services (EVS) and hospital culinary teams are on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19. In the wake of the pandemic, these dep...

Environmental Services Healthcare

5 Things EVS Teams Can Do To Help Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus

Healthcare facilities all around the world are doing everything they can to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Environmental s...

Environmental Services Leadership

How to Build a Servant Leader Mentality

By Terrance Newson, Vice President of Environmental Services Servant leadership is a philosophy designed on the ideals that the main objective of a le...

Best Practices Environmental Services Healthcare Housekeeping Services

Reducing HAIs Through Hand Hygiene

In the healthcare field, hand hygiene is a vital practice that helps to greatly reduce the risk of transmitting potentially deadly germs not only to p...

Best Practices Environmental Services HHS Leadership

The Importance of Showing Employees Appreciation All Year Round

By Oakley Smith, RDN, LD, HHS Vice President of Experience Quality It’s International Environmental Services Week, so that means many organizations ar...