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Patient Throughput: Why it Matters and How You Can Improve It

To ensure success and patient satisfaction, hospitals should perform like a well-oiled machine. This includes everything from when a patient first com...

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HHS Case Study: DeSoto Memorial Hospital

49-bed Hospital in Arcadia, Florida A Consolidated Approach: Culinary & Nutrition Services and Environmental Services

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HHS Case Study: Health System in San Antonio, TX

Overview Hospital operations usually assign the management of linen to their environmental services (EVS) or material management departments. There ar...

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HHS Case Study: Maria Parham

Maria Parham Health is a Duke LifePoint Hospital located in Henderson, North Carolina. In 2018, they partnered with HHS’ culinary services to improve ...

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Facilities Management: Creating Cost Savings and Driving Outcomes

Management of a facility and its equipment is kind of like maintenance of a car (though much more complex, but just bear with the analogy here). It’s ...

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What is ATP Testing? (And How to Do It)

Today, proper cleaning and disinfection is more important than ever before. Not only are healthcare facilities working to reduce the risk of healthcar...

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Rise of Dedicated Patient Experience Positions and Their Impact

By Amy Fritzer, Director of Business Development The impact of a strong patient experience program and team is paramount to the success of any healthc...

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How Consolidating Support Services Can Help Save Rural Hospitals

From cost issues to low patient volume, rural hospitals stand the risk of having to close their doors every day. In a study outlined by the U.S. Gover...

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The Story of Willie Nash: Tour Manager to EVS Director

Hip-hop tour manager turned healthcare hero sounds like a storyline for an epic biopic. For EVS Director Willie Nash, it’s just real life.  Before his...

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EVS Directors Weigh In: First Impressions and the Patient Experience

As the saying goes, “You never get a second chance at a first impression.” In a pandemic, this especially rings true for healthcare facilities. The pa...