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Memorial Hospital of South Bend designated a Clean Facility by Association for the Health Care Environment

The Association for the Health Care Environment has designated Memorial Hospital of South Bend as a Clean Facility. 

“The AHE Clean Facility Certification is one more testament to our Environmental Services team’s high standards and professionalism,” said Larry Tracy, Memorial Hospital president. “They take personal pride in ensuring our patients and families have an exceptional experience.”

AHE’s Pathway to Clean program includes training and education content related to COVID-19, infection prevention strategies, cleaning, disinfection, sanitation, emerging pathogens, and preparedness for biological events.

“The Environmental Services’ cleaning program at Memorial Hospital has been built by following the guidance of the AHE,” said Matthew Curry, director of Environmental Services at Memorial. “The Pathways to Clean Certificate Program has allowed Memorial Hospital to validate that best practices are being followed in regards to cleaning and disinfecting the hospital setting during this pandemic.”

The recognized authority in health care environmental services, AHE is the professional organization of choice for professionals responsible for caring for the patient and resident care environment across all care settings. 

About Benjamin Dashley

Benjamin is a communications specialist at Beacon Health System. In addition to spreading the news about Beacon patients and team members, he enjoys reading and spending time with his wife and son.