Healthcare Purchasing News Magazine Features Prime Medical

EVS success is no guess ~ Inclusion and cooperation are key The core mission of nearly every healthcare facility tends to be similar: Provide the best patient care experience as possible at the best cost possible. Delivering the best patient care also includes implementing a strong patient safety component, but the way Hospital A achieves…

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Prime Medical Turns Hospital Curtains, Lab Coats, and Scrubs into Germ-fighting Shields

Soft surfaces have traditionally been one of the bigger challenges to sanitize in the health care environment. One study found that 92 percent of privacy curtains have been found contaminated with infectious bacteria within one week of laundering. Yet another study cites that as much as 60 percent of nursing and physician attire can be a source of nosocomial infections.

Now, Prime Medical, in partnership with Clorox Professional Products Company, is introducing hospital privacy curtains, scrubs and lab coats that harness the sanitizing effects of sodium hypochlorite-based bleach to help make these soft surfaces part of the solution in reducing health care-associated infections (HAIs).

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Prime Medical Gives Back with Scrubs Donation to Cure Zambia

Prime Medical, the producer of the SAF-T™ line of bactericidal apparel and textiles for healthcare, has donated 88 sets of scrubs to CURE International’s Zambia hospital. The scrubs, which kill 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria on contact, will help protect patients and staff from harmful pathogens that can lead to deadly infections.

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