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ImageFIRST Houston Weighs in on Strategies to Motivate Environmental Services Staff


Houston, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 09/30/2015 -- Throughout medical institutions, safety, hygiene, sterility and environmental control are all of the utmost importance. This is for the safety of medical professionals, patients and visitors alike. All of these factors are controlled and maintained by environmental services staff, and studies have shown that the quality of the services rendered depends entirely on the motivation and dedication of the staff themselves.

As part of ImageFIRST's national team of experts, ImageFIRST Houston provides sterilized gowns and linens for small to medium medical institutions and practices throughout the region, and they are weighing in on different strategies to effectively motivate environmental services staff to act as hygienic and professional as possible.

ImageFIRST Houston references a recent article by Tanya Henry in Health Facilities Management Magazine, where researchers went into the field, analyzing and questioning front-line workers in environmental services to find out which strategies motivated them the most during their career. In the end, they found that employee and patient morale play a huge role in their overall satisfaction. ImageFIRST Houston boosts morale by acting as a true partner to healthcare practices with their bright white linens, bolstered with a unique Triple BioShield Protection for the best infection prevention, and individually wrapped to offer a superior level of peace of mind and sterility.

Customer service and quality assurance go hand-in-hand at ImageFIRST Houston. Their Customer Advocates are fully trained in OSHA BBP and ANSI standards throughout their clientele's practices. Their associates pay close attention to the sterilization and laundering of all linens and patient gowns to ensure that their clientele receive the same flawless product. The company's Customer Advocates also pay close attention to the needs and constraints of their clientele in order to only offer the most cost-effective solutions.

ImageFIRST Houston helps facilities boost their image and their employee morale by providing the highest quality linens and apparel, along with comprehensive laundering and sanitization services and linen inventory management, effectively taking the burden out of the hands of already-busy environmental services staff. To learn more about their groundbreaking service or the different ways they help clientele every year, reach them by phone at 1.800.932.7472 or fill out the contact form on their website.

About ImageFIRST
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the outpatient medical market. ImageFIRST Houston is one of ImageFIRST's 36 locations nationwide serving over 5,500 medical offices every week, providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs and much more while partnering with facilities to better manage linen inventory. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST Houston is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality linens and remarkable service: their Comfort Care gowns product line increases patients' favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%.

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