Navigation Links
Angelica Corporation Raises Bar Again for Increased Patient Safety
Date:6/4/2009

ST. LOUIS, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Angelica Corporation announced today its decision to expand its use of Ecolab's AdvaCare(R) 120 Sanitizer/Sour, the first EPA-registered oxygen bleach sanitizer, to all its service centers nationwide after testing the product successfully at selected locations. Angelica is the first major healthcare laundry processor to implement the sanitizer throughout its service centers. "Expanding this new wash process will elevate the standard of cleanliness in healthcare linen," said CEO Steve O'Hara. "AdvaCare surpasses historical industry standards of 'hygienically clean,' achieving a 99.9% kill rate of selected pathogens through sanitization during the laundry process."

With heightened public awareness of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) and the exclusion of funding from the Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMMS) for HAIs, healthcare providers are understandably concerned and intensifying their focus on HAI prevention. Angelica gives healthcare providers added confidence that their linens are sanitized against MRSA, Staph, Klebsiella pneumoniae, and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. O'Hara added, "AdvaCare fundamentally and directly addresses the provider's efforts for HAI prevention."

"The sanitizer is one component of Angelica's overall green strategy, which also includes using non-phosphated and NPE-free alkali, conditioners, and detergents, investing capital in more energy efficient equipment and water recycling systems, as well as many other actions to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions that were identified in a recently completed carbon footprint study of our operations," said O'Hara. Through our partnership with Ecolab, Angelica has the potential to further reduce water consumption, which in turn can lower energy requirements.

O'Hara concluded, "Angelica's strategy is 'Delightful Service through Innovation.' Recent innovations have focused on new products such as Angel Sliders(TM) to reduce nurse back injuries and Angel Kits(TM) to improve hospital cleanliness. Now, in partnership with Ecolab, we are leading innovation in our core wash process, allowing us to provide safe, high-quality products and services that healthcare providers and patients expect and deserve. This helps us become a better steward of the environment and aligns us with our customers' own green strategy. It's a win-win for everyone."

About Angelica Corporation:

Angelica Corporation is the leading provider of textile rental and linen management services to the U.S. healthcare market. Angelica provides laundry and linen management services to hospitals, long term care facilities, and out-patient medical practices from 28 service centers across the nation. Through its strategy of "Delightful Service through Innovation," Angelica is driving innovation in products and services that become a standard of excellence for patient and customer satisfaction.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Angelica Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Evangelical Homes of Michigan Adopts Dakim BrainFitness System, Becoming States First Senior Facility With Brain Training Machine
2. Patriot Scientific Corporation Announces Patriot Data Solutions Group
3. Allscripts and SYNNEX Corporation Form Distribution Partnership to Accelerate Adoption of Electronic Health Records
4. The Quigley Corporation Announces Final Voting Results for 2009 Annual Meeting of Shareholders; Judge Orders Incumbent Board to Remain In Place Until Further Hearing; Final Outcome of Director Election Remains Uncertain
5. Concurrent Technologies Corporation Awarded Contract to Support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with Readiness Efforts
6. Providence Service Corporation Issues Letter to Stockholders
7. Providence Service Corporation Rebuts False and Misleading Statements Contained in Proxy Statement Filed by the Avalon Group
8. MedCath Corporation Reports Second Quarter Earnings and Provides Update to Internal Assessment
9. MedCath Corporation to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter Results
10. China Medicine Corporation Holds Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
11. Psychemedics Corporation Announces Sales & Marketing Agreement With Bupa in UK
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/26/2016)... Creek, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... joined as sponsor of the 2016 Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in ... in honor of the city’s history as home to some of the world’s leading ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... PawPaws brand pet supplements owned ... developed to enhance the health of felines. The formula is all-natural and is made ... in the PawPaws Cat Kidney Support Supplement Soft Chews are Astragalus Root ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... , ... June 26, 2016 , ... ... once they have been diagnosed with endometriosis. These women need a treatment plan ... require a comprehensive approach that can help for preservation of fertility and ultimately ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... Austin residents seeking ... American College of Mohs Surgery and to Dr. Russell Peckham for medical and surgical ... effective treatment for skin cancer. The selective fellowship in Mohs Micrographic Surgery completed by ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture animations, FCPX users can easily customize ... Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package transforms over 1,300 hand-drawn pictures into ... Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it above media or text in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... Calif. , June 24, 2016  Global ... a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for the ... needs, today announced the closing of its previously ... common stock, at the public offering price of ... the offering were offered by GBT. GBT estimates ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , June 24, 2016 Dehaier Medical ... the "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices ... , signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Hongyuan ... "Hongyuan Supply Chain") on June 20, 2016, to develop ... the strategic cooperation agreement, Dehaier will leverage Hongyuan Supply ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , Belgium , June ... MKT: VNRX), today announced the appointment of Dr. ... of Directors as a Non-Executive Director, effective June ... Company,s Audit, Compensation and Nominations and Governance Committees.  ... Dr. Futcher will provide independent expertise and strategic ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: