In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis this spring, John Jepsen was in a fix. The Resident Regional Manager for Housekeeping Services needed an experienced Environmental Services (EVS) manager to take on the unthinkable: oversee all EVS operations for COVID-19 patients at a 225-bed UMass Memorial Medical Center field hospital in Worcester, Mass. Jepsen received a tip that Risto Apostoli might be his man.
To recognize EVS overachievers who help keep the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia (HUP) running, Crothall has created the Darryl Patterson Award. We are thrilled to announce that the first winner is Jamella Lake, another amazing pillar of the Crothall community.
To ensure a smooth?support services transition, there are several factors that have to come together. When they do, they can support businesses to run as usual despite ongoing changes, and ultimately enhance performance. Learn more about the five things you need to know regarding a support services transition.
Two Compass Group companies are working together to prepare schools across the nation for a safe re-opening. Seth Ferriell, Chief Executive Officer of SSC, Services for Education, which provides cleaning, grounds, and maintenance services for 125 schools and universities, and Rich Feczko, Crothall Healthcare’s National Director of Systems, Standards, Innovation and Global Support, discuss changes they are making to ensure schools have a safe environment this fall. Check it out in this Crothall blog post!
Re-named the “Heart Ball at Home,” the virtual event far exceeded their $50,000 goal, instead raising $65,000. And when all forms of fundraising were included, the organization raised more than $800,000.
Cyberattacks are a big problem in the healthcare industry, with a high proportion of hackers targeting hospitals and other providers for different types of cyberattacks. Learn more in this blog post.
"I wake up every day motivated to provide comfort those suffering in the hospital, as well as my family. All of us are praying that we will make it out of this dire situation. There is a light at the end of this dark tunnel, but we have to fight this fight together. Until then, stay safe, wear a face mask and practice social distancing. And, if you have an opportunity, show your support and celebrate all of those frontline workers who are working to save lives every day."
In the clinical environment, time is not a luxury and failure is not an option. While Crothall Healthcare Technology Solutions (HTS) engineers hold multiple certifications and expertise across all makes and models of medical equipment—from MRIs to nurse-call systems—what draws them to the field is their passion for problem solving. This particular expertise was called upon time and time again when healthcare needed all hands on deck to respond to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 crises shine a light on how healthcare heroes are tied to their purpose. Learn more in this Crothall blog.
Hospital experiences - from the food and nutrition to the overall cleanliness of the facility - are directly impacted by the work of Crothall and Compass One Healthcare. Consider joining the team today!