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Antimicrobial Disposable Curtains Are Critical In Burn Units

Infection rates can soar up to 25% in burn units if proper infection control measures aren’t taken. With risks this high, burn units need to have have additional measures to ensure hospital-acquired infections stay low. This includes cleaning bed rails, TV remotes, and curtains. With traditional curtains, it’s difficult to ensure they are changed and [...]

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Infection Control Nurses Prefer Disposable Cubicle Curtains

Hospitals, despite the intention to heal, are a breeding ground for infectious diseases. Despite rigorous hand-washing protocols and cleaning schedules, hospital associated infections are still a problem. Even hospital tap water is a potential reservoir of nosocomial pathogens. Needless to say, infection control nurses are always on the lookout for ways to cut down on [...]

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Disposable Cubicle Curtains Are The New Healthcare Trend

With more healthcare facilities learning the benefits of disposable curtains over traditional curtains, disposable cubicle curtains are becoming the new healthcare trend. While each healthcare facility has their own reasons for switching, they all notice an immediate improvement. Despite the initial inconvenience of disposing of the old traditional curtains, many hospitals report less cost, less [...]

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Disposable Curtains Reduce Healthcare Associated Infections

In a 2012 study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, privacy curtains in three different medical wards were tested for MRSA and VRE. Within a week, 92% of those curtains were contaminated. There was also a 2008 study that showed that curtains are more frequently handled before and after patient examination than previously [...]

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Disposable Curtains Are Critical For Infection Control

Roughly 1 in 25 hospital patients has at least one healthcare-associated infection every day. While this number is decreasing, it’s still a concern that has yet to be eliminated. Traditional hospital curtains, even after being washed, can still carry a variety of bacteria that can’t simply be washed away. With disposable curtains, this risk is [...]

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Are Antimicrobial Disposable Hospital Curtains Non Toxic?

Traditional curtains in healthcare settings certainly pose a threat of cross-contamination. Well-meaning healthcare workers wash their hands, open the curtain, interact with the patient, close the curtain and go about their duties. Cross-contamination is a real problem, but is it better than toxic chemicals that may exist in disposable curtains? Fortunately, long gone are the [...]

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Disposable Curtains Are Fighting Back

When was the last time you walked into a hospital room and thought “Those curtains look safe to me!”? This may seem like a trivial thought, but in reality, it’s something that every hospital administrator should be thinking more often. In a recent study, the Center for Disease Control identified some of the most frequently [...]

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Custom Disposable Curtains For Remodeling Cubicles

How many times have you walked into a cubicle and were instantly reminded you were in a hospital? Most hospitals stick with neutral colors to avoid having several styles present throughout the hospital. But with custom disposable curtains, style or efficiency is no longer a choice to be made. With a variety of patterns and [...]

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Why Hospitals Love Disposable Curtains (And You Should Too)

Traditional hospital curtains are a breeding ground for bacteria. According to the Center for Disease Control, there are 1.7 million hospital-acquired infections each year. Those result in about 90,000 deaths per year. With stats like this, hospitals are frantic to find ways to lower this number. Disposable curtains have become a go-to solution for lowering [...]

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