The Wash Cycle

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  • By unitex
  • August 7, 2018

Why are Surgical Linens and Gowns Green?

Among most medical facilities, uniforms vary widely. You could walk into two different emergency rooms in two different hospitals and find medical professionals that are wearing entirely different colors. But there’s one place where everyone wears the same color: the operating room.

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  • By unitex
  • August 1, 2018

Cultivating Good Bedside Manner

Exactly how important is good bedside manner? It’s actually pretty essential in ways that you might find surprising.

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Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs_
  • By Unitex
  • June 18, 2018

Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs): Prevention and Control

Does your medical staff go above and beyond to take care of each one of their patients? And are they aware that they might be transmitting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) to those very same individuals?

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incentives for nurses
  • By Unitex
  • May 1, 2018

The Nursing Shortage: What Incentives For Nurses Are You Offering?

What do nurses want? What incentives for nurses should you be offering? As we rapidly reach the brink of a huge nursing shortage, more and more medical practices are asking themselves how they can draw nurses in.

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earth day
  • By Unitex
  • April 2, 2018

Earth Day 2018: Green Initiatives

At Unitex, we’re dedicated to protecting the earth. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to make our operations more eco-friendly, from installing energy-efficient light bulbs to recycling the plastics that arrive along with our textiles.

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how to reduce linen loss
  • By Unitex
  • March 1, 2018

7 Ways to Reduce Linen Loss and Save Money

Not a reader? Watch our video on linen loss! Linen loss is a huge issue in the healthcare industry. While losing a baby blanket or a towel here and there may not seem like much, it adds up. Linen loss costs the healthcare industry an average of $840 million each year.

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  • By unitex
  • February 1, 2018

Helping Your Patients Overcome Dental Anxiety

Did you know that an estimated 30 to 40 million Americans live with the fear of going to the dentist? This condition, called dental anxiety, has been putting a lot of Americans’ oral health at risk.  

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4 ways hospitals can save money
  • By Unitex
  • January 4, 2018

4 Ways Hospitals Can Save Money

Are you still looking for ways to ease up your rising overhead costs? Check out our list of ways hospitals can save money!

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  • By Unitex
  • December 7, 2017

How to Celebrate the Holidays With Your Assisted Living Residents

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but for many residents in assisted living facilities, the holiday season may conjure up feelings of sadness and isolation.

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washing scrubs at home
  • By Unitex
  • November 16, 2017

Why Washing Scrubs at Home is a Hazardous Health Risk

Should you be leaving the task of cleaning scrubs in the hands of your healthcare employees? Some people say domestic washing can clean scrubs just as well as industrial counterparts. Others aren’t convinced. After all, there is an understandable growing concern because of hospital cross-contamination cases and the rise in number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. To […]

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