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How Medical Cleaning Services Push Medical Practice Profitability

Posted by Chris Stathakis on Wed, Jun 27, 2012 @ 07:27 AM

Medical Cleaning ServicesAn immaculate medical facility is not something to be taken for granted. Everyone knows and appreciates the value of a clean doctors office, hospital, or clinic. The cleanliness of your medical practice essentially trumps even the most prestigious medical degrees, for a clean facility is a sanitary one that conveys a confidant and professional atmosphere. When you outsource your medical cleaning services, it is crucial to value quality, efficiency, and skill over all else.

There is much competition in the medical field, and maintaining a spotless facility with the help of well trained, certified hospital cleaning services can only help your medical practice stand apart from the competition. If the cleanliness of your medical office leaves much to be desired, then patients will find a new facility that meets their expectations. Furthermore, you can bet that you will receive negative word of mouth advertising and miss out on any potential new patients if your practice is reported as being unclean. 

For these reasons, improving the cleanliness of your medical facility ultimately improves its profitability. Because hospitals and doctors offices are so exposed and susceptible to germs, they must be cleaned often and by a competent staff. If the medical cleaning service you choose isn’t certified, doesn’t pay or train its employees well, and uses cheap, hazardous cleaning supplies the quality of work, the health of your patients, and your profits will suffer.

When people visit the doctor it is because they are sick. Leaving the house in such a state is a burden, and can be very stressful. It is very important that patients feel comfortable and at home in your facility. If the doctor’s office is clean they will feel comfortable. If the reception, waiting area, or examination room is even just a little bit unkempt they will become easily stressed and not want to return. The cleanliness of your facility is what they will notice first and you want them to dwell on it in a positive light as they wait to visit with the doctor.

When shopping for medical cleaning services look for a company that possesses these traits:

  • Knowledge of green cleaning products, (for the health of your patients and staff)
  • Safety compliance training for OSHA, HIPPA, & Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Friendly, knowledgeable staff that knowns how to improve HCAHPS scores
  • A responsible, fair and upfront pricing bid

Remember that the medical cleaning service you choose has a direct impact on your patients overall experience. The cleanliness of your facility can make or break your business, don’t take it for granted.  


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