The Importance of HLAC-Accredited Laundering Services

July 28, 2020 by Nixon Medical

Non-urgent healthcare organizations and outpatient centers are reopening and scrutinizing their safety and sanitation programs right now. Health institutions and federal and state requirements are urging these healthcare centers to get organized prior to reopening and be diligent about formalizing safety protocols that will impact the wellbeing and comfort levels of staff and patients.

One of the most basic safety protocols to assess is medical apparel and linen laundering. Reusable scrubs, patient gowns, sheets, blankets, and towels are highly susceptible to cross-contamination and the spread of infectious outbreaks if not handled and laundered properly. If you need help assessing your laundry program, read the new eBook: How Safe Is Your Medical Laundry Program and Provider?

Read this blog to understand how HLAC-accredited laundering services can help your outpatient center safely reopen with highly sanitized and laundered medical apparel and linen supplies.

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Control Infectious Diseases with Quality Medical Linen Services

March 12, 2020 by Nixon Medical

In a busy outpatient medical facility like yours, staff routinely interacts with a wide variety of medical linens that are exposed to contaminants, including lab coats, scrubs, towels, patient apparel, and floor mats, just to name a few. Improper laundry handling can expose staff and patients to bloodborne pathogens, and other hazards that could have been avoided. Between visits from your medical laundry service provider, it’s vital that your teams follow several precautions to protect all of the patients and healthcare workers in your practice.

Read through the information below to get a complete understanding of how you should be handling your soiled linens between visits from your medical linen and laundry service provider.

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Free up Staff with a Healthcare Linen & Laundry Service Program

February 20, 2020 by Nixon Medical

Has your medical facility ever been so backed up that you simply can’t keep up with your laundry needs? Have you ever opened a storage closet in search of towels, aprons, scrubs, or other medical garments and found nothing but a disorganized mess, or even worse, empty shelves? These frustrations can seriously hamper the office workflow, leading to slowdowns, upset patients, and an unsatisfactory medical experience. That’s where the Nixon Medical Service Difference comes into play.

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Basics of Healthcare Linen Inventory Management for Outpatient Facilities

January 20, 2020 by Nixon Medical

Outpatient facilities spend around 20% of revenue on supplies.1 This significant percentage means inventory is big business to suppliers, not to mention mission-critical to outpatient facilities and staff.

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The Nixon Medical Service Difference: Benefits of Our Medical Linen Services

December 20, 2019 by Nixon Medical

Nixon Medical is your complete source for medical apparel, linens, and garments for outpatient facilities. We have the experience and resources it takes to help with every aspect of your medical linen and laundry needs, including laundering, folding, delivery, and stocking services.

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Ways to Control Infectious Outbreaks in Your Outpatient Facility

December 17, 2019 by Nixon Medical

Proper healthcare textile management is essential to ensuring the health and safety of patients and clinicians alike. Every patient, medical professional, staff member, and launderer that interacts with medical laundry, like patient gowns and robes or clinician scrubs and linens, plays a part in preventing the spread of disease and infection.

An unfortunate case in Louisiana saw a deadly fungal infection spread throughout a children’s hospital because of poor laundry practices. Grim situations like this are entirely avoidable with professional medical laundry services and proper handling. In this blog, learn how to control and prevent infection in your outpatient facility with proper medical laundry processes and services.

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7 Benefits of Outsourcing Your Medical Linen Laundry

October 23, 2019 by Nixon Medical

The volume of textiles cycling through an outpatient facility each day is high. Consistent use of medical linens, towels, and scrubs, as well as patient gowns and robes means there’s always laundry to be done.

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