• Understanding Bloodborne Pathogen Handling Procedures
    This Whitepaper serves as a guide to evaluating BBP programs at commercial laundries. ...More
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  • Top Five Questions to Ask a Healthcare Laundry Provider
    This Whitepaper examines the top five questions to ask a healthcare laundry provider. ...More
    4 weeks ago 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
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  • 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 organismsĀ¹. ...More
    October 21, 2014 Posted in Whitepapers
  • Microbial Contamination of Hospital Reusable Cleaning Towels and Laundering Practices
    In a study published last year, researchers demonstrated that cloth towels used for cleaning hospital rooms contained high numbers of microbial contaminants and that hospitals are advised to determine whether the reuse of cloth towels increases the risk of pathogen ...More
    October 13, 2014 Posted in News
  • Healthcare Laundry Best Practices: A Q&A with Carol McLay, DrPH, RN, CIC
    Infection Control Today spoke with Carol McLay, DrPH, RN, CIC, an infection prevention consultant in Lexington, Ky. who authored the chapter on "Laundry, Patient Linens, Textiles and Uniforms" in the APIC Text. She provides her insights on proper healthcare textiles ...More
    September 16, 2014 Posted in Whitepapers
  • Laundering C. difficile Patient Items
    The World Health Organization (WHO), in its Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care (2009) state that "Washing of clothing (including staff uniforms), bed linen, etc. – both in healthcare settings using industrial processes and in the home – is also important ...More
    September 10, 2014 Posted in News
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