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Now more than ever, it’s important for healthcare facilities to maintain the cleanliness and integrity of their equipment and space.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1 in 25 U.S. hospital patients is diagnosed with at least one healthcare-associated infection. But the good news is that you can control and prevent the spread of infection in your facility.

What are some ways you can combat the spread of infection in your medical facility? 

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Bringing a hospital environment from clean to super-clean creates a number of advantages: some of them are obvious, others are more subtle. According to Michael T. Kennedy, Regional Manager for a New England-based hospital cleaning service, one unexpected result of contracting with EquipSystems for a detailed cleaning at a Massachusetts hospital was an increased sense of camaraderie and teamwork. Read more »

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Hospital staff members who are conversant with Toyota-based Lean philosophy understand the power of the exercise called 5S. This disciplined approach to organization helps workers transform their often-chaotic work areas into useful spaces, and their tools, equipment and inventory always at the ready. 5S is intended to reduce waste, in the form of time and motion spent looking for things, and error, in the form of supplies that are not perfectly ready for use. 5S is continuous: it never ends. It includes these elements: Read more »