Few doubt the value of regular surface disinfection in hospitals, schools, and other institutions.
ASHES Reaffirms Practice Guidance for the Minimal Time for Proper Cleaning and Surface Disinfection of Patient Rooms
The American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) at its annual meeting reaffirmed previously published practice guidance for the minimal time for proper cleaning and surfa
Today the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES), of the American Hospital Association, presented the Phoenix Award, ASHES’ highest honor, to Brett Higgins, CHESP. Also presented was the Lifetim
Hospital rooms can harbor germs that can cause serious infections, especially for elderly patients, those with weakened immune systems and those who have undergone surgery or who have catheters or tubes inserted in the body.
With bed bugs continuing to make headlines, pest control company Orkin, Inc.
STERIS Corporation, a platinum sponsor of the American Society for Healthcare Environmental Services (ASHES) of the American Hospital Association (AHA) today contributed $5,000 to the ASHES Certified Healthcare Environmental Service
In the battle against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), one common denominator continues to stand out amongst all requirements for clinical area surface disinfection, and that is time – time for the chemical to have the proper dwel
National Healthcare Environmental Services & Housekeeping Week is Sept.
The good news is that an increasing number of hospitals are becoming aware of the role that contaminated environmental surfaces play in the transmission of pathogenic organisms.
A series of personnel changes and a few twists of fate landed Karen Martin, RN, BS, HPN, MPH, CIC, directly in the middle of the intersection where infection prevention and environmental services meet.