In this Pulse, we present various strategies that hospitals can employ to cut costs in their in-house laundry departments. These measures include using newer technologies and going green.
The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) begins the nomination process with its call for candidates for the 2016-2018 HLAC board of directors. Applications will be accepted immediately with a deadline of 5 p.m. PT on Oct.
This report summarizes the imperatives of keeping healthcare textiles -- and the facility in which they are laundered and processed -- free from contaminants that may be implicated in healthcare-associated infections.
Four Textile Service Facilities Receive TRSA's Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification in 30 Days
Four textile services facilities have received TRSA’s Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification in 30 days, bringing the total number of facilities in compliance with the designation’s rigorous protocols for quality assurance (QA) to 56
The board of directors of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation (HLAC) has voted John Scherberger BS, CHESP, REH, as vice president.
Proper laundering and handling are important in achieving and maintaining the hygienically-clean quality of healthcare fabrics and textiles delivered to the point of care, according to a new review by the CDC’s Lynne M.
Applied Silver, Inc., a pioneer in commercial applications of silver, is launching SilvaClean®, a state-of-the-art silver treatment for textiles, at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 42nd Annua
Proper laundering and handling are important in achieving and maintaining the hygienically-clean quality of healthcare fabrics and textiles delivered to the point of care, according to a new review that highlights evidence-based strategie
This special digital issue reviews the many occupational hazards in the healthcare laundry environment and explores how to protect hospital laundry personnel from sharps injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures.
This collateral material describes Aramark's MicroVantage process in which the company launders its microfiber products with a sanitizer that protects fibers while eliminating 99.9 percent of pathogens. The MicroVantage process is step one of Aramark's innovative four-step system.