AHE presents 2020 Environmental Services Department of the Year Award

Sept. 9, 2020

The Association for the Health Care Environment (AHE) of the American Hospital Association, together with Tork, have announced the recipients of the 2020 Environmental Services (EVS) Department of the Year Award. 

The Environmental Services Department of the Year 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 highlights the outstanding achievements of a cutting-edge environmental services team in maintaining high levels of performance in cleaning, disinfecting, infection prevention, environmental sustainability and stewardship, technology use, patient satisfaction, education and training in critical areas. 

This year’s recipients of the EVS Department of the Year Award are:        

·        1-249 beds: Cohen Children’s Medical Center – New Hyde Park, NY

·        500+ beds: University of Vermont Medical Center – Burlington, VT 

This year’s honorable mentions are: 

·        1-249 beds: Children’s Health Plano – Plano, TX

·        250-499 beds: CaroMont Regional Medical Center – Gastonia, NC 

All award recipients will be recognized in the September issue of Health Facilities Management magazine. 

AHE has the past awards