23 Sep

When I first entered the laundry business years ago, one of the first and probably most important lessons I learned from my father-in-law Max Stettner at Penn Linen & Uniform Service, was to have a contingency plan in place. Unfortunately not owning a crystal ball, we do not have the luxury of knowing in advance when a natural disaster might strike or worse yet when our machinery may break down. A contingency plan is the key to successful operations as it will ensure you can still deliver your products in a timely manner even when things take a turn for the worst.

16 Sep

An Apple A Day had a busy summer with lots of HOT topics for everyone!  Did you miss out?  Don't worry, here are the top five posts from this past summer starting with number one.

1. Deciphering the meaning of white coat lengths

This blog post tops the charts on a monthly basis.  Learn everything you've every wanted to know about the various lengths of lab coats and what them mean.  Some of the answers may surprise you!

Deadline Extended - Nominate Your Everyday Hero Today!
09 Sep

Due to the overwhelming number of entries, we have decided to extend the deadline of the Everyday Hero contest to Friday, September 25.

Don’t miss your chance to repay your Everyday Hero in healthcare! Complete this online form and let us know in 250 words or less what makes your Everyday Hero so special and deserving. Anyone in healthcare is eligible - it could be a:

Lab Coats by Fashion Seal Healthcare
02 Sep

If you were to describe what the average doctor looked like, you would say someone wearing a white coat with possibly a stethoscope around their neck or an Rx pad in their pocket. To most people, the white lab coat is a timeless garment that identifies a doctor immediately. Although this coat is used almost universally to identify a doctor, not many people know where the concept came from.

26 Aug

It is no surprise hospitals are placing a stronger emphasis on gauging the satisfaction level of their patients.  With Medicare reimbursements tied to HCAHPS scores, it makes sense in this consumer-driven market.

With the emergence of online reviews and patients demanding and expecting their hospital stay to mimic the service of a five-star hotel, hospitals needs to be prepared to meet those expectations

19 Aug

As laundry operators today, we are very mindful of several key factors: keeping our labor costs in check, improving our production flow and of course keeping our workforce safe and happy.  Several key important lessons taught to me growing up in the textile and laundry business from both my father and father-in-law was; If you want to maximize the effort from your workforce while getting the best from them on a consistent basis, always look for ways to improve their working conditions and make their jobs more effortless while increasing their production.

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