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Patient Gowns by Fashion Seal Healthcare
15 Oct

1. Form vs. Function  

What type of patient gown is needed?  The most common types of gowns are:

  • Patient gowns - usually worn by a patient in an environment where they are not being monitored by any type of equipment
  • IV gowns - typically constructed with snap closures on both shoulders to allow the nursing staff easy access to a patient’s wounds and/or monitoring equipment being utilized due to the medical procedures the patient may have encountered
Scrub apparel by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
06 Oct

We all know that color plays a very big part in our lives.  Every morning we decide what we are going to wear and despite thinking it is mostly about style, I think it’s more so the color that drives our decision. If you're looking to make a statement and be intense, wear red. If you want to gain someone’s trust, make it a blue outfit. If you want to appear creative, put on some purple.

SimplySoft® by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
15 Sep

Working within the textile industry for more than 30 years, I understand the various aspects that must be taken into consideration when designing a new line. The key is to think like both the laundries/on-premise laundries (OPL) that process the uniforms and the end-users that actually wear the uniforms.

Scrub repurposing by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
02 Sep

Welcome to Part 3 of the eco-friendly series "How to repurpose scrubs”. Today we will show you how to make a handy tote bag crafted from a Fashion Seal Healthcare® Unisex V-neck scrub top.

Scrub Catalog by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
26 Aug

The styles were selected, photos were taken, and the layout and editing are complete! Before we go to print we must now design and finalize one of the most important parts of the Scrub Catalog – the cover. After all, the cover is what entices customers to open the catalog in the first place. While the idea of creating a cover sounds a lot easier than creating a whole catalog, the process itself take sometimes take just as long!

SimplySoft tunic by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
12 Aug

Just when we thought there were enough antibiotic-resistant bacteria out there, along comes the new kid on the block -- Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae or CRE. This drug-resistant germ is spreading throughout U.S. healthcare facilities, occurring in people receiving significant medical care. CRE is usually transmitted from person-to-person, often on the hands of health care employees*.

Is a scrub vending machine right for your healthcare facility?
05 Aug

“Walking a tightrope” - the term used by a laundry in Ohio describing the pros and cons of scrub vending machines being used to manage scrub loss and control.

While some hospitals are all for the use of scrub vending machines to manage their scrub uniforms, there are even more out there who say the cost is too high. When you factor in the cost of the actual scrub vending machine and weigh it against the actual scrub loss without one, the math speaks for itself.

Scrub repurposing by Fashion Seal Healthcare®
29 Jul

Welcome to Part 2 of the series "How to repurpose scrubs”. In Part one, we showed you how to turn a scrub top into a pint-sized kids skirt. Today we are going to spice things up in the kitchen with a fun bib apron design. Because the fabric used for scrubs wears and washes well, an apron is a great way to give a scrub top a second life! This happens to be a more feminine print, but the style of the garment would work well for anyone.      

Virtual Healthcare Technology
22 Jul

The days of scheduling an appointment and waiting days or even weeks to see a doctor are coming to an end. With the progressive strides being made in healthcare technology, it is only a matter of time before the once considered “science fiction” idea of virtual health care becomes a viable option for the average consumer.

Cutting costs in health care
08 Jul

I don’t know about you but every time I get a raise, the news will rain on my parade with the cost of something going up.  Increasing costs are a fact of life, especially with insurance premiums, deductibles and prescription drugs.

How do you beat the high cost of living?  If I had that answer, I would be living the life of the Fiat commercial, “it’s not the size of your car, but the size of your yacht”. Here are six tips you can use now to save on your health care costs:

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