The Environmental Services Department of the Year Award provides national recognition for the significant contributions made by an environmental services department to the overall patient experience and achieving a health care organization's mission. It highlights the outstanding achievements of a cutting-edge environmental services team in maintaining high levels of performance in cleaning, disinfecting, infection prevention, environmental sustainability and stewardship, technology use, patient satisfaction, education and training in critical areas.
2021 EVS Department of the Year Award Recipients
- 250-499 Beds: Geisinger Community Medical Center – Pittson, Pa.
- 500+ beds: Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital/Cottage Health – Santa Barbara, Calif.
2021 Honorable Mentions
- 250-499 beds: CaroMont Regional Medical Center – Gastonia, N.C.
- 500+ beds: Sutter Medical Center Sacramento – Sacramento, Calif.