Patient-friendly hospital gowns

May 1st, 2018

With advancements in modern medicine, the one thing that has remained the same for decades is the awkward, open-back hospital gown. The company Care+Wear, founded in 2014 to design fashionable and functional clothing and accessories for people undergoing medical treatment, decided it was time for a makeover. The team worked with students from Parsons School […]

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SheerWeave fabrics keep hospital environments clean and cool

December 28th, 2015

Phifer’s SheerWeave shades with Microban antimicrobial protection helps to keep hospital environments clean and cool. The Microban protection helps prevent the growth of stain- (SPACE) and odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew that can damage the fabric. Microban won’t wash off or wear away for the lifetime of the fabric. SheerWeave’s light-filtering qualities diffuse light, reduce […]

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Hill-Rom to offer antimicrobial silver

June 1st, 2008

Hill-Rom, Batesville, Ind., a manufacturer of medical technologies and surface products, will offer customers the option of antimicrobial silver enhancement for all preventive and therapeutic surfaces by 2009. The company has developed an agreement with NanoHorizons Inc., State College, Penn., to use nanoAg+™ with SmartSilver™ in patient supports, such as beds for hospital or long-term […]

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