Hospital Housekeeping Systems (HHS) was founded by owner Jim Spry in Austin, Texas at his home office. The organization began as a housekeeping support service provider within the healthcare industry.
HHS moves to Houston, Texas under the leadership of CEO Tom Spry.
HHS Moves to Austin
HHS moves back to Austin, Texas and is officed out of Jim Spry’s home, and Jim returns as CEO.
New Location and CEO
HHS offices out of our partner’s facility, Largo Medical Center, in Florida, followed by the purchase of our own building in Largo, Florida. During this time Bob Floyd served as CEO for five years.
New CEO Named
Craig Homes named CEO and serves in this position for five years.
HHS acquires 25 accounts across the United States.
HHS Relocates Back to Austin
Jim Spry is named CEO for a third time. HHS purchases the Koppel building in downtown Austin and relocates the headquarters back to Texas.
HHS Moves into a New Office
HHS is officially housed out of the Koppel building on 4th and Congress Ave. During this time, Tom Spry returns as CEO. The Koppel, built in 1889, was originally a feed store on the bottom half, and a railroad hotel on the top floor.
HHS has 50 accounts across the United States.
New CEO Named
Roy Thornton is named CEO.
HHS has 75 accounts across the United States.
HHS reaches 100 account partnerships.
New Headquarters and CEO
HHS purchases half a city block, which originally was a charter school, and moves the headquarters to this location. Ryan Williams serves as HHS CEO.
BedWatchⓇ, a subsidiary of HHS, was founded under the leadership of Steve Jourdan. BedWatch provides an entire suite of cutting-edge, fully mobile, cloud-based patient throughput management tools: Admit Control, Bed Control, and Transport Control. These tools provide real-time visibility and communication to effectively coordinate and manage the care, placement, and movement of patients throughout the hospital or entire healthcare system.
HHS reaches 150 partner accounts.
HHS Begins Providing Culinary
HHS begins providing culinary and nutrition support services within the healthcare industry, led by Keith O’Neill.
HHS has 200 support services accounts.
Patient Flow Added to Services
HHS introduces patient flow to our family of services.
HHS Adds Four New Services
We add integrated facilities management, clinical and biomedical engineering, Enhanced Asset Management, and decommissioning to our healthcare support service offerings.
New CEO Named
Joe Terry is named CEO of HHS.
HHS Officially Changes Names
Hospital Housekeeping Systems officially changes the organization’s name to HHS to better represent the formalized gathering of our evolving service lines under one parent organization.
HHS reaches 300 account partnerships.
The HHS CareFUND is created. The HHS CareFUND, which is fully supported by team members, provides financial assistance to those experiencing difficult times as a result of natural disasters, sudden health problems, or other unexpected and unavoidable issues that may arise.
HHS Adds New Service Line for Healthcare
Linen utilization and laundry management (LUM) begins being offered as a support service for healthcare.
350 account partnerships have now been formed.
HHS expands internationally to Chile.
Account partnerships increase to 450.
HHS Expands into Three Industries
HHS begins providing support services to government, resorts, and senior living industries.
HHS now provides support services to over 500 partnership accounts.
HHS gains a partnership in Japan.
HHS Moves Headquarters to Dripping Springs
The HHS headquarters moves to a new campus in Dripping Springs, Texas, just outside of Austin, where our home office and training center are located.