Ninety percent of hospital linens do not reach their useful life, costing the healthcare industry $840M per year. The reason? Linens are thrown away by employees, taken home by people who view them as “complimentary”, or discarded as red bag waste. Education is the first and best step in stopping linen loss. Wasteful textile management practices comprise a much more significant problem than facilities realize. Solving this problem has the opportunity to generate significant savings.
Please take a couple minutes to view this video to see how your hospital can stop the loss.