According to reports from ISSA, housekeeping regained the top spot among hospital department management contracts in 2005, rising 3.5 percent to 2,548 healthcare facilities, according to Modern Healthcare's annual outsourcing survey, reports American Laundry News. Foodservice came in second, increasing 16.8 percent to 2,334, and laundry placed third on the list, rising 4 percent to 1,994. Combined, the top three accounted for 6,876 healthcare clients in 2005, up 7.8 percent from 6,378 the previous year.