Latest ARAMARK Healthcare Stories

2011-07-18 14:32:18

The amount of money that hospitals spend on environmental services, such as cleaning and maintenance service is not as important in influencing patient satisfaction scores as the way the money is spent, according to Penn State researchers. "By focusing on improving the efficiency of operations, hospitals can contribute to hospital performance while also getting the most out of the financial investments they make toward support services," said Deirdre McCaughey, assistant professor of health...

2008-10-30 09:00:41

With patient safety growing as a top concern for both hospital leaders and patients, a new survey reports that according to nurses the entire patient care team must be focused on safety. Feedback from 7,472 nurses in a study conducted by the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) and ARAMARK Healthcare found that nursing collaboration with hospital support service functions, including environmental services, clinical technology services, food and nutritional services, and patient...

2008-08-14 09:01:14

To facilitate greater collaboration and enable nurses to focus more on patient care, ARAMARK Healthcare is conducting a new phase of its research to improve nursing satisfaction with support services. Using a survey tool developed with the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) in Phase I, the Phase II work is a practical study incorporating feedback generated this spring from more than 6,000 nurses to identify opportunities to improve nurse/support service relationships and...

2008-08-04 09:01:05

NRC Picker and ARAMARK Healthcare are teaming up on a research project to better understand the aspects of support services that influence the patient experience. The study includes feedback from patient focus groups and interviews with ARAMARK Healthcare support service employees, which resulted in a patient-centered set of questions designed to work in conjunction with other patient experience measurement tools such as the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems...

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