HHS Blog

Jan
16

Registered Dietitians—Agents of Change

In today’s culture, there is an abundance of misinformation regarding healthy eating and diets, making it hard to decipher what is legitimate and what is really just a marketing ploy.  This has become increasingly more problematic as individuals with... …more

Dec
19

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 patients, but to staff members as well. Even though this practice is of the utmost importance,... …more

Dec
05

Become an Effective Leader for Any Area of Business

By Bobby Floyd, CEO, Healthcare One of the challenges of being in a position of leadership is that you may not be an expert in all of the areas that you oversee. The more you advance your career and take on new challenges within an organization, the... …more

Nov
21

How to Best Utilize Vendor Partnerships

By Don Mancuso, HHS Corporate Director of Materials Management No matter the industry, supply vendors are key contributors to a company’s success. That’s why it’s important to develop streamlined processes to compare, track, and evaluate vendor... …more

Aug
15

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 and, ultimately, it impacts their overall satisfaction scores when they leave. With that, just as... …more

Aug
01

Why Tracking Food Waste is Important for all Industries

By Dirk Noteboom, R.D., HHS President of Culinary In the United States, more food reaches landfills than any other single material from everyday trash. That accounts for approximately 31 percent (133 billion pounds) of the overall food supply in the... …more

Jul
18

Harnessing Technology to Form Better Partnerships

By Bruce Moore, HHS President of Information Systems Data-driven technology has advanced considerably throughout the years. In the past where systems would take multiple months or even years to perfect, today, companies are able to offer technology... …more

Jun
20

How Registered Dietitians are Lowering Readmission Rates

By Elizabeth Horton, RDN, HHS Corporate Dietitian Statistics show that at the time of admission, 20 to 50 percent of all patients are at risk for malnourishment or are malnourished, and up to 31 percent of these malnourished patients experience... …more

Feb
28

Professional Housekeeping for an Improved Guest Experience

By: Danny Bradford, CEO, Resorts Division The cold, hard truth is that housekeeping is normally an afterthought in the resort and hospitality industry. Leadership tends to focus more on revenue-driving factors such as sales generation and less on... …more

Jan
31

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 important position...that didn’t commonly exist 20 years ago is that of the patient sitter,” notes ... …more