Patient Centered Cleaning Terms

Posted by Frank Talarico

Jun 15, 2017 5:26:01 PM

If you’ve read our series of blogs on patient centered cleaning, you know that our team specializes in providing janitorial services for healthcare facilities. When providing healthcare cleaning services, it is critical for both the cleaning team and the client that the work is done meticulously and safely.  Employees must follow steps correctly and wear the personal protective equipment in order to prevent the contraction and spread of dangerous diseases. In this week’s blog, we are covering the industry specific terms that are used to describe medical facility cleaning.

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Healthcare Janitorial Services

Patient Centered Cleaning Process

Posted by Frank Talarico

May 26, 2017 10:12:12 AM

When performing janitorial services in healthcare facilities, it is crucial that the janitorial staff follows proper safety precautions. These environments can foster infectious diseases and there is a high transfer risk when cleaning bodily fluids. We have created a detailed patient centered cleaning process to ensure our product meets the unique needs of these facilities. To best protect and serve healthcare clients, it is important to be thorough, pay attention to detail, and heed the following steps.

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Topics: Healthcare Janitorial Services

Patient Centered Cleaning and Related Safety Precautions

Posted by Frank Talarico

May 18, 2017 2:20:41 PM

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, diseases contracted inside US healthcare facilities account for almost 100,000 deaths each year. Because these environments are so contaminated, cleaning crews must develop best practices and guidelines which keep cleaners safe and produce exceptionally clean environments. When providing healthcare cleaning services it is critical that employees follow the proper safety precautions.

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Topics: Healthcare Janitorial Services

Environmental Essentials to Operating Room Cleaning

Posted by Frank Talarico

May 4, 2015 9:00:00 AM

The goal of environmental control in the operating room setting is to keep microorganisms to an irreducible minimum in order to provide the safest environment for both patient and healthcare practicioners. The Joint Commission, accrediting body, implements an ever evolving set of standards to test for and limit harmful microbials in hospitals, operating rooms, and many other healthcare settings where people can be affected. The following are a few control methods that should be implemented within the facility and are the responsibility of both the healthcare cleaning service as well as those that manage healthcare facilities. You will see from the list below that their roles overlap.

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Healthcare Janitorial Services, Healthcare Cleaning Services

Healthcare Cleaning Tip: Never Fear a Joint Commission Inspection

Posted by Frank Talarico

Apr 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

It never fails, the first quarter of each year the Joint Commission performs their annual accreditation inspections for most of our healthcare clients. As the inspections approach providers begin to stress out, wondering if their facility will meet the stringent requirements set forth by the commission. The quality score of each inspection directly correlates to the amount of money the federal government will offer in the form of reimbursement for Medicare and Medicaid. Low scores equal smaller checks from Uncle Sam.

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Healthcare Janitorial Services

Healthcare Cleaning Services for Operating Rooms

Posted by Frank Talarico

Mar 20, 2015 7:30:00 AM

A healthcare cleaning service must reduce modes of transmission of pathogens within the sterile operating room environment. In addition to standard procedures for the healthcare cleaning industry, procedures specific to the operating room must be used. Agencies including AHE/AHA/AORN have provided standardized guidelines to ensure compatibility with the facility's policies.

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Healthcare Janitorial Services, Healthcare Cleaning Services

Terminal Cleaning in the Healthcare Industry

Posted by Frank Talarico

Feb 6, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Terminal cleaning is a critical process provided in operatory rooms that ensures a sterile environment. Effective terminal cleaning is key to prevention of Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) and one of the most important components of healthcare cleaning.

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Topics: Healthcare Cleaning, Healthcare Janitorial Services, Healthcare Cleaning Services

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