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fresH iDeAs ALM Board of Directors President Randy Wendland, CLLM ABM Healthcare Support Services Sr. Vice President Cindy Molko, RLLD, CLLM Mayo Clinic Vice President Graham Skinner, RLLD Crothall Laundry Services Secretary Wm. Shane Woodson, RLLD SourceAmerica CFO Richard Bott, CLLM, RLLD Intermountain Central Laundry Director Nathan Rivers, CLLM, RLLD Bay Pines VAMC Director Doug Story Gurtler Industries, Inc. Calendar of Events thursday, July 21, 2 p.m. est top tips for transportation Management - Webinar thursday, August 18, 2 p.m. thinking outside the Box: saving time, Money and Labor - Webinar thursday, september 22, 2 p.m. Do's and Don'ts of sterile room Processing - Webinar M-f, october 17-21, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ALM's Laundry & Linen college - Processing and operations richmond, Kentucky LINDA FAIRBANKS EXECUTIVES IN HOSPITALS, LONG-TERM CARE and rehab facilities are faced with a rapidly changing delivery system. their facility's success is based on their ability to consistently deliver quality services, in a cost-effective manner while earning high marks in satisfaction from patients and their families. reimbursement changes are driving alliances and mergers faster than Survivor. this issue of 'fresh' focuses on providing information for the consumer regarding textile care services. in our feature story, florida Hospital, a part of the Adventist Health system, explores an option that many hospital executives may have overlooked. Discover what led hospital leadership to invest in a central laundry model and what do they think about their decision years later? Laundry contracts are another key area where consumers reach out to ALM. in the story "one size does not fit all" we look at options to consider when entering into a contract with a laundry processor. We take a look at three areas many fail to fully understand and what they need to know from an industry expert. Lastly we look at Linen Management provider models and how they work in an effort to provide consumers with the information they need to make the best decision for their facility. We hope this issue of 'fresh' will provide healthcare customers with basic information to help them identify and select the best textile care service provider to meet their needs. Let us know what topics you would like to see in future issues of 'fresh' as you journey on. Linda Fairbanks ALM executive Director lindaf@ALMnet.org M-f, May 1-15, 2017, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. ALM's Laundry & Linen college - textile care services richmond, Kentucky for more information visit www.ALMnet.org. ALMnet.org suMMer 2016 fresh 7 http://www.ALMnet.org http://www.ALMnet.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Fresh - Summer 2016

FRESH IDEAS
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
THE RIGHT CAPTAIN AT THE RIGHT TIME
KEEPING THE LAUNDRY … AND MAKING IT WORK
ONE SIDE DOES NOT FIT ALL -TAILORING LAUNDRY CONTRACTS TO YOUR NEEDS
DELIVERING THE GOODS ...KEY FACTORS IN LINEN DISTRIBUTION MODELS
INDEX OF ADVERTISERS

Fresh - Summer 2016

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