Nominate your EVS department for the AHE 2020 Environmental Services Department of the Year

May 8, 2020

Nominations are open for the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) 2020 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award. The award provides national recognition for the significant contributions made by an environmental services department to the overall patient experience and achieving a health care organization's mission. It will be presented at Exchange annual conference in Chicago, IL, August 1-5. Applications are due May 29.

The award recognizes and celebrates best practices in cleaning and caring for the environment. It was designed to highlight the outstanding achievements of a leading-edge environmental services team in maintaining high levels of performance in cleaning, disinfecting, infection prevention, environmental sustainability and stewardship, use of technology, patient satisfaction, education, and training in critical areas. Environmental services departments are key contributors to a hospital’s overall success when measuring patient satisfaction, timely patient flow, infection prevention, environmental stewardship and providing a clean, safe health care environment.

Who should apply:

·       departments who are constantly improving scores

·        departments who stand above the rest

·        departments who demonstrate high levels of performance, productivity and efficiency

Candidates may be nominated by an AHE member or non-member or may nominate themselves. The current AHE Recognition Committee will select award winners based on submitted nominations. The committee may request additional information if needed.

All submissions become the property of AHE.

AHE has the announcement.