• Healthcare Laundry: The Process and Potential for HAI Prevention
    This report addresses the concept of "hygienically clean" healthcare textiles, explores the healthcare laundry process, and reviews reports of infections associated with contaminated healthcare textiles. It also provides some instruction on best practices from regulatory ...More
    January 28, 2015 Posted in Reports
  • SHEA Guidance Offers Insights on Healthcare Personnel Attire, Laundering Issues
    This Pulse looks at the recent guidance from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) regarding healthcare attire in non-operating room settings. It explores microbial contamination of apparel in clinical settings, discusses laundering issues and ...More
    January 28, 2015 Posted in Digital Issues
  • Washing Infected Material: Advice from the CDC
    Although soiled linen may harbor large numbers of pathogenic microorganisms, the risk of actual disease transmission from soiled linen is negligible, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Rather than rigid rules and regulations, common-sense ...More
    January 5, 2015 Posted in News
  • Understanding Bloodborne Pathogen Handling Procedures
    This Whitepaper serves as a guide to evaluating BBP programs at commercial laundries. ...More
    November 20, 2014 Posted in Whitepapers
  • Top Five Questions to Ask a Healthcare Laundry Provider
    This Whitepaper examines the top five questions to ask a healthcare laundry provider. ...More
    November 20, 2014 Posted in Whitepapers
  • Outsourcing Healthcare Laundry Services
    Outsourcing is a strategy that healthcare institutions employ to help curb the escalating costs of providing services. In healthcare, as in other industries, outsourcing entails hiring an external contractor that assumes responsibility for managing a service line. Because ...More
    November 19, 2014 Posted in Digital Issues
  • Messy Marty
    Watch how scrubBank™ from Aramark can help alleviate the headaches of an unmanaged scrub program. ...More
    October 30, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • Don't Take Work Home With You
    Healthcare professionals may unknowingly spread infectious germs by wearing scrubs and lab coats between work and home. In a recent study, up to 60% of hospital staff uniforms were found to be colonized with potentially pathogenic bacteria and drug-resistant organisms¹. ...More
    October 21, 2014 Posted in Whitepapers
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