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EVS Providers: Beyond Patient Protection

EVS Providers: Beyond Patient Protection

Most people consider hospitals a place of healing. Yet hospitals are one of the most hazardous places to work, and healthcare environmental services (EVS) providers face many unique dangers daily. The Risks for EVS Healthcare Workers In 2019, U.S. hospitals recorded...

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Science-Based Cleaning Protocols for Hospital EVS

Science-Based Cleaning Protocols for Hospital EVS

Servicon recently completed a two-month study on the best cleaning methodology for hospital environmental services (EVS). The study compared three different cleaning protocols used by Servicon’s hospital EVS workers to determine which might be most effective. The...

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Elizabeth Fernandez: She Could, So She Did

Elizabeth Fernandez: She Could, So She Did

Elizabeth Fernandez wears a necklace that reads, "She believed she could, so she did." It's her personal mantra—but it wasn't always. "Before I began working at Servicon, I was in a bad situation," Elizabeth confesses. "I was unemployed, pregnant, and in an unhealthy...

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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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