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Upon joining the Rolyn team, employees undergo extensive training in HIPAA and OSHA regulations, ILSM, and ICRA standards, ensuring all aspects of a remediation project are in compliance with health and safety laws. Understanding the nuances of healthcare environments – for example, the positive pressurization of operating rooms versus the negative pressure in isolation rooms – is important information to know when determining project parameters. Read More >
Healthcare professionals have a common goal: to make people healthy again. To obtain this goal, there are many groups within a healthcare facility that need to work together harmoniously. This goes beyond the clinical side of patient care - cleaning staff, patient transport teams, dietary services, IT, etc., also come into the mix. When a healthcare facility hires a healthcare contractor, you become part of that team and must share the responsibility of patient safety. Read More >
For those who work in healthcare facilities on a regular basis, the phrase terminal clean can mean a variety of things. Terminal cleaning can be performed after a patient has been discharged, prior to a new patient entering the space, or following any renovation, remediation or abatement work in order to recommission the room for patient occupancy. But how effective is terminal clean? Read More >
I was recently speaking with a close friend who has been an RN for the past 29 years. She was recounting to me that as part of her first nursing job, she was required to empty the ashtrays of her patients. WHAT THE..? That’s right, as little as a few decades ago some patients were smoking in their hospital rooms! Read More >
With over 35 years of experience in infection control, emergency response, disaster recovery, and restoration for healthcare organizations nationwide, Rolyn Healthcare has assembled a National Rapid Response Environmental Team ("the Team"). This specialty trained and equipped Team is dedicated to preparedness and response to the Ebola Virus Disease and has in fact, been called on to respond to one of 35 hospitals designated by the Federal Government to treat Ebola patients. Read More >