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Posts Tagged: Healthcare textiles

  • How IPs Affect a Hospital’s Bottom-Line with Effective Linen Strategy

    How IPs Affect a Hospital’s Bottom-Line with Effective Linen Strategy

    Note: This is one of a four-article series originally published in Infection Control Today and sponsored by the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC). Reprinted with permission of HLAC. By Gregory Gicewicz and Janice Carter Larson In matters concerning healthcare textiles (HCTs), the focus of most infection preventionists (IPs) has logically been related to the implementation of

  • Steve Ripley IAHTM’s Award Recipient

    Steve Ripley IAHTM’s Award Recipient

    The International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) has named Steve Ripley a “2018 Lifetime Achievement’ recipient. The honor was presented at IAHTM’s annual meeting held recently in Naples, FL. Each year, IAHTM recognizes an individual with its Lifetime Achievement award for his or her career-long contributions to and accomplishments in the textile industry. Ripley is

  • HLAC Responds to UK C.diff Study

    HLAC Responds to UK C.diff Study

    The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) said in a recent release that wash processes that conform to the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and which are a core component of the HLAC Accreditation Standards document, sufficiently reduce the possibility of exposure of laundry workers, patients and the hospital environment to Clostridium difficile (C diff) spores.