Cintas Announces 2023 Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience Award Winners
Cintas Corp. has announced the winners of its 2023 Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience (C.A.P.E.) Award.
The fourth-annual awards program recognized environmental services (EVS) technicians in acute or long-term care facilities for performing exceptional essential services. Cintas selected 10 EVS technicians from a pool of hundreds of nominations based on the quality of their service and dedication.
Each winner will receive US$2,500 and a $2,500 donation on their behalf to their healthcare institution. The winning EVS technicians will also receive a Rubbermaid charging bucket with supplies from Rubbermaid Commercial Products and a scholarship to attend one of the Association for the Health Care Environment’s (AHE) training programs.
“We received hundreds of submissions from across the country about inspiring EVS technicians who are dedicated to providing clean, safe places for patients, their families, and other staff members,” said Chad Poeppelmeier, Cintas vice president of healthcare. “We’re pleased to honor these unsung heroes who spend countless hours cleaning hospitals on repeat to prevent the spread of coronavirus and other diseases and infections.”
Cintas’ 2023 C.A.P.E. Award winners are:
Fata Mahmutovic – University of Utah Health Huntsman Cancer Hospital
Benita Crawford – The University of Kansas Health System
Linda Harmon – Mercy Health Clermont Hospital
Kathleen Murphy – Staten Island University Hospital
Samiya Seid – Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Pamela Ring – Union Health
Debra Powell – University of Maryland Shore Regional Health
Jorge Hernandez – HCA Methodist Hospital
Jeanette Louidor – Orlando Regional Medical Center
Rosario Seludo – Methodist Hospital of Sacramento