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Infection Prevention | Textile Handling is Key in a Healthcare Laundry

Posted by stacy on Thu, Dec 27, 2012

Infection Control Today spoke with Cindy Molko, CLLM, RLLD, director of linen and central services at Mayo Clinic – Saint Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn. about key issues facing laundry and central sterile professionals related to infection prevention. Q: At what point can healthcare textiles present the most opportunity for transmission of pathogens? A: Historically […]

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When is the last time you washed your cubicle curtains?

Posted by stacy on Fri, Sep 02, 2011

Environmental cleanliness is the key to curbing the spread of cross-contamination.  Even with meticulous hand washing by your healthcare staff, they can quickly become contaminated if the environmental surfaces are not clean and disinfected.  This includes the cubicle (or privacy) curtains. To create a clean and safe environment where patients can get well and go […]

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Medical Laundry Services- Critical to Healthy Healthcare

Posted by stacy on Sat, Jul 23, 2011

Cleanliness should be the highest priority when it comes to healthcare laundry.  Linen used in the medical sector should be hygienic, stylish and comfortable. Medical linen includes scrubs, sheets, towels, patient gowns, lab coats, and a variety of other uniforms.  When it comes to laundering medical linen it is important to take proper care to […]

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