TECHNOLOGIES

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Cutting Edge Textile Technologies

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Vestagen Technical Textiles is a global innovator in the development of advanced fabric technologies that provide comfortable, easy to use, continuous protection to the wearer.  Our Vestex® fabric is engineered to repel fluids from the outside, wick away moisture from the inside, and control odor caused by bacteria with an imbedded antimicrobial.  Each of these benefits lasts the life of the fabric.  Vestex technologies can be adapted for a variety of uses and applications, from health care to athletic products.  Vestagen is led by a skilled management team that has over a century of experience in healthcare, apparel, and meeting consumer needs. Our passion is creating protective garments through technological innovation.

 

VESTAGEN UPDATES

    • 26 AUG 14
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    CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms

    CNO Leads $1M Charge for New Scrubs, Uniforms

    August 26, 2014

    The CNO of a Florida health system calls the organization’s switch to new uniforms for 6,000 employees ‘change management at its finest.’

    Change can be tough for anyone, whether it’s starting a new job or moving to a new city. But a $1 million, industry-first change that involves more than 6,000 employees requires exceptional leadership. That’s where Diane Raines, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, senior vice president and CNO for Jacksonville, Florida-based Baptist Health comes in.

    Raines, along with Baptist Health COO John Wilbanks, FACHE, was the executive champion for an initiative to adopt new work garments made from antimicrobial, fluid-repelling, moisture-wicking fabric. Baptist Health was the first health system to widely adopt the Vestex uniforms from Vestagen Technical Textiles.

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    • 19 AUG 14
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    Advanced Textile Industry Urges Support For Lab Coats As Engineering Control Against Pathogens

    Advanced Textile Industry Urges Support For Lab Coats As Engineering Control Against Pathogens

    WASHINGTON D.C. – August 1, 2014

    Industry experts engaged in advanced-design textiles are urging health care providers and policymakers to support the use of fluid-repellant laboratory coats as a “first line of defense” against disease pathogen transmission in health care settings, saying such apparel amounts to an engineering control against the biological health hazards that are ubiquitous in hospitals and other facilities — a push that occurs as OSHA reportedly moves forward internally on a rule to address infectious diseases across numerous types of work sites.

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