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Hospital Environmental Services & Hypochlorous Acid

Hospital Environmental Services & Hypochlorous Acid

What disinfectant is nontoxic, practical, available, and flexible enough for use by hospital environmental services (EVS for hospitals) in a wide variety of areas? OK, the article’s title might have provided a clue, but if you guessed hypochlorous acid (HOCl), you are...

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Michelle Luna— ‘I Love My Job’

Michelle Luna— ‘I Love My Job’

When Michelle Luna agreed to do a favor for a colleague, she didn't realize she was making a career move she would never regret. "One day, my friend Mark, who I worked with in the past, called and asked me if I could work part-time for Servicon overseeing a client's...

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Facing Omicron Head On

Facing Omicron Head On

For many people, the recent holidays didn’t feature the large family get-togethers they did in years past. In fact, for many, it felt like a replica of December 2020, when even masks and social distancing weren’t enough. Meanwhile, for those specializing in commercial...

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Paul Walters – 35 Years with Servicon

Paul Walters – 35 Years with Servicon

When Servicon IT Director, Paul Walters, was 18, he was a carpenter who loved motorcycles. However, when he broke his back in a bad racing accident that paralyzed him and put him in a wheelchair, he knew he had to change careers. Seven years later, Paul joined...

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Patients First Training Program

Patients First Training Program

Studies show that the empathetic treatment of patients can lead to: Faster patient healing Improved adherence to medications Reduced malpractice cases More positive patient outlook Higher patient rating of overall hospital stay. Research indicates that physicians...

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Smart Facility Makes EVS for Hospitals Smarter

Smart Facility Makes EVS for Hospitals Smarter

Servicon is constantly looking for ways to enhance and ensure the quality of its environmental services (EVS) for hospitals while streamlining processes for EVS hospital staff. With this goal in mind, Servicon has adopted the innovative Smart Facility Software Suite®....

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Edwin Stephenson – 36 Years with Servicon

Edwin Stephenson – 36 Years with Servicon

In 1985, a young Edwin Stephenson needed a job. His friend suggested he come to work at Servicon. Stephenson had no clue what commercial cleaners do, so he went with his friend one night to watch him work. The next day, Stephenson applied and got the job. His plan was...

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Luis Reyes – 30 Years with Servicon

Luis Reyes – 30 Years with Servicon

Luis Reyes was 25, had just gotten married, and was tired of working in retail. His sister suggested he apply for a position at Servicon, where she worked. So, he did and was hired as an area manager for one of the largest aerospace facilities in Newport Beach, CA, at...

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The 4 Types of Total Facility Maintenance

The 4 Types of Total Facility Maintenance

When a company says it offers total facility maintenance, what exactly does that mean? The answer isn’t as easy as one might expect since the duties can vary greatly, depending on the industry. For example, the tasks performed by a hospital environmental services...

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Cancer & the Role of Empathy in EVS

Cancer & the Role of Empathy in EVS

When Servicon Operations Manager, Juan Vasquez, walked by a woman sitting in a chair alone, he could tell something was wrong. She looked pale and troubled. Because he worked on the cancer treatment floor of the hospital, Juan knew that it’s likely she just finished a...

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Servicon Adopts 4 Industry Innovations

Servicon Adopts 4 Industry Innovations

Keeping up with innovative technologies is vital for any successful commercial cleaning services provider. At Servicon, we are always on the lookout for technologies that can increase productivity, protect worker health, are more sustainable, and reduce client costs....

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