Getting Buy-in on Infection Prevention from Environmental Services Personnel
Research indicates that 50 percent of patients that are placed in a room where the previous patient had
C. difficile will themselves contract C. difficile. It is crucial that the environmental services technicians understand they have a very important role on a hospitals infection prevention team. Gordon Buntrock, environmental services director of operations at Aramark shares his thoughts with ICT in this Q&A.
- How do you bring environmental services staff on board?
- How do you monitor the training to reduce the risk of human error?
- What are some of the challenges that hospitals face?