ImageFIRST Provides Liacouras Center with Isolation Gowns
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – May 7, 2020 – ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists announced they will be providing sanitized isolation gowns and scrubs to Temple University’s Liacouras Center in North Philadelphia, PA.
The Liacouras Center was set up as a surge medical facility in late March and is prepared to provide care to more than 200 patients recovering from COVID-19. On April 13, the facility opened to staff only—a mix of volunteers and contracted healthcare workers. As of Monday, April 20 the facility began accepting patients.
Isolation gowns and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) have been in high demand since the shortages began in January due to the COVID-19 response. Faced with the challenge of securing isolation gowns to protect their workers, the Liacouras Center reached out to ImageFIRST, headquartered in the Philadelphia region, to provide them with the necessary supplies.
Within a matter of days of receiving this urgent request, ImageFIRST was able to provide isolation gowns and scrubs to the Liacouras Center and is now providing service seven days a week for the immediate future in order to keep up the demands of the facility.
President of ImageFIRST Jim Cashman said “Temple’s willingness to step up and fight against COVID-19 is admirable. During this crucial time, we are doing whatever we can to support the frontline medical personnel. Providing PPE is just one of the ways that we can help during this pandemic.”
ImageFIRST is a national provider of linen rental and laundry services to health systems and hospitals including bed and bath linen, scrubs and lab coats, patient gowns, the ScrubVAULT® secured scrub management system, cubicle curtains, microfiber mops, isolation gowns, and more.
While the company already has had infection prevention standards set above regulatory standards, they implemented additional steps for COVID-19 infected linen and for their associates safety.
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST® is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the healthcare market. ImageFIRST’s 41 locations nationwide serve over 14,000 medical facilities every week providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs, isolation gowns, microfiber and more while managing their clients’ linen inventory for cost management. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality products and remarkable service: their Comfort Care® line of gowns are proven to increase patients’ favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%.
For more information about ImageFIRST, your cost-effective solution for greater patient satisfaction, please visit www.imagefirst.com or call 800-932-7472.
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