HHS Blog

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, President of Resorts & Hospitality  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... …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

Nov
08

Patient Transport — A Small Department Making a Big Impact

Every year hospitals lose out on thousands of hours of valuable clinical time because clinicians are having to focus their attention away from their core competencies — so, what is the culprit? Most of the evidence collected points back to the lack... …more

Oct
25

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 executive management within the support services industry, I have seen the monumental tasks... …more