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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...

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The Importance of Showing Employees Appreciation All Year Round

By Oakley Smith, RDN, LD, HHS Regional Director of Patient Experience It’s International Environmental Services Week, so that means many organizations...

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Patient Satisfaction Starts at the Front Door

By Dan Franklin, HHS Vice President of Environmental Services, Healthcare First impressions follow patients throughout their entire stay at a hospital...

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How Patient Sitters are Adding Value to Healthcare

The healthcare industry is home to a wide-array of occupations, all serving crucial roles in the health, safety, and well-being of patients. “One impo...

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What Healthcare Administrators Need to Know When Choosing a Support Service Provider

By Brian Weed, HHS Managing Partner  Throughout my 25-year tenure working in facilities, environmental, and food services, and serving as a member of ...

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Adapting to the Changing Senior Living Design

Senior living communities are moving into a continuum of care focus, where they have amenities to suit every phase of the aging process - from indepen...

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How Contracting Benefits Hospitals

By Bobby Floyd, CEO, Healthcare Division Over the recent years, contracting has become an increasingly popular trend as the healthcare industry pushes...

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The Secret to Finding Work-Life Balance

Working in the rigorous 24/7 healthcare environment is no simple task.  Many team members in this field wear multiple hats during their normal day-to-...

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Benefits of Removing Pagers from Healthcare

Towards the late 1980s and throughout the 1990s, pagers took the world by storm.  By using a simple character and numeric messaging system, this wirel...

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Beyond Housekeeping: HHS’ Approach to Patient Satisfaction

Creating an environment of excellent patient care goes beyond providing exceptional services; it also involves developing a genuine human connection t...