Where I grew up in Michigan, we played baseball every day during the summer. When there were enough spots everyone played and we divided the talent equally between the teams. When there were no available spots, it was always the younger ones who had to sit it out. They were, however, expected to participate by chasing foul balls, keeping the bats in order and getting drinks for the older boys.
Health care associated infections, some due to a contaminated environment, cost lives and add billions of dollars to U.S. health care costs each year.
Gina’s head was spinning as she left the meeting. The Medical Center where she worked for 20 years was demanding a 10 percent cut in her cleaning staff. They had just added a new cardiac care wing, equipped with the most advanced technology. How could they invest so much in the Medical Center without recognizing the need for the highly qualified and well-trained environmental services workers required to clean it?
The following article is from Behind the Broom and is written by Judy Gillies, President and Founder of the Surge Group.
Accountability is a word commonly used these days. It is much easier to say than to implement. With the increasing number of mobile workers, there is a need to track the activities performed by these workers. However, there is good news; there are options out there that can provide solutions. They are mobile time and attendance workflow systems.
CMS (Cleaning Management Software) will improve efficiency in every aspect of your operation, because all the relevant information is in one place and connected through the magic of an inter-relational database. Think about a room full of file cabinets, holding reams of paper, containing years’ worth of information recorded or tabulated by hand. Now imagine it needing to be pulled and coordinated to create reports, perform studies, or simply determine what one individual’s job entails.