Getting Buy-in on Infection Prevention from Environmental Services Personnel
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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?