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Happy Thanksgiving!
23 Nov

When writing our blog posts for An Apple A Day, we aspire to always offer up food for thought with anything and everything healthcare. With Thanksgiving just days away, we now simply just have literal food on the brain! Here is what the An Apple A Day Team is looking forward to gobbling down this Thanksgiving:

TBT: Designing a scrub catalog
19 Nov

 

Last week we had the opportunity to do an on-site photo shoot at a hospital in Saint Petersburg. It’s always exciting to be on a photo shoot set, especially one like this where we are in an active environment. Doctors, nurses and ancillary staff kept passing by to take a peek, share their own stories and naturally, to talk about healthcare uniforms.

 



Here are a few behind the scenes shots from our on-site photo shoot:

Finding balance: Retail clinic vs. primary care
11 Nov

An increasing number of retail grocery chains and pharmacies that offer clinic services are making it easier for consumers to get medical care to meet their schedules. From posting pricing for various medical services upfront to extended hours, many consumers are forgoing their regular doctor for routine immunizations, physicals and urgent sick visits for retail health clinics. But what, if any, are the drawbacks to this type of care?

Alan Schwartz, President, Fashion Seal Healthcare
28 Oct

Earlier this week the International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) hosted their Annual Member Meeting and Education Conference in our own backyard of Clearwater, Florida. I was lucky enough to sneak away from the office for a bit to attend the panel discussion “Where is Our Industry Going? (Textiles, Equipment and Chemicals)” featuring Norbert Gittard, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Jensen USA, Jason Lang, Director of RD&E for Ecolab and our very own President, Alan Schwartz.

Everyday Hero Contest
21 Oct

Fashion Seal Healthcare® is pleased to announce the grand prize winner and runner-ups for our Everyday Hero Contest -- See below for their nominations!

14 Oct

People always say it is never too early to start planning for your future, but when is the right time to make sure your loved ones have been planning for their own?  Being a Millennial myself, I’d like to think that my mother will be in perfect health forever, but there will be a day that I will need to start the conversation about her long-term care wishes.  

Music Therapy: The art of healing
30 Sep

Music has charms to soothe a savage beast, but can it help your medical recovery?

If new studies are correct the answer is yes. Surgical patients who listen to music — even while they are under general anesthesia — have less anxiety and need less pain medication during recovery than those who do not, a large review of studies has found. Researchers pooled the data from 73 randomized clinical trials focusing on the role of music among surgery patients. Researcher Dr. Catherine Meads at Brunel University told NPR:

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.

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