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Tips for Distributor Reps to Sell Ventyv® Gloves

Feb 26, 2020 11:03:00 AM posted in Exam Gloves, General Purpose Gloves

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Sales can be a cutthroat business. And in an increasingly competitive world, we understand how difficult it can be for sales representatives to hit their targets. Having the best quality products in your catalog is only half the battle. You also need to master the fine art of approaching customers and matching their needs to the right solution. Here we share some tips to help you increase sales of our Ventyv® exam gloves to achieve your sales goals: 

The Difference Between Exam Gloves and General Purpose Gloves

Feb 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM posted in Exam Gloves, General Purpose Gloves

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In any healthcare setting you’ll find multiple reasons to use gloves. But one glove may not serve well for all applications. To optimize performance with cost efficiency and access the appropriate level of infection protection, you’ll need to match the kind of glove to your intended activity. 

General purpose gloves are disposable gloves that are great as hygiene aids for activities like food handling and housekeeping. Medical or exam gloves, on the other hand, need to be worn when directly in contact with a patient outside the OR, or other surgical sites; since surgical gloves need to be worn in those areas Here we take a closer look at what you need to know about how medical and industrial gloves differ:

The 5 Most Common Types of Healthcare-Related Infections

Feb 3, 2020 10:15:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention

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Despite the best intentions of healthcare practitioners, patients often contract healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) from medical environments such as clinics, dialysis facilities, hospitals, and long-term care facilities. Considering that HAIs can be deadly to a patient, accounting for 99,000 associated deaths in American hospitals each year  according to the Centers for Disease Control, the responsibility lies on medical professionals to ensure proper hygiene and know what to look out for. So to help you put the right measures in place, here are the 5 most common healthcare-related infections and how to prevent them:

What Are Top Healthcare Facilities Doing To Reduce Infections?

Jan 21, 2020 10:15:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention

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Healthcare facilities play a vital role in the battle against infection prevention — especially as bacterial resistance seems to grow with each passing day. Here’s how some top healthcare facilities have been leading the charge against this challenge: 

How Worried Should First Responders Be About Fentanyl Exposure?

Jan 9, 2020 11:00:00 AM posted in Exam Gloves

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Fentanyl is an extremely powerful synthetic opioid that’s taken center stage in the nation’s opioid crisis. According to RAND research, fentanyl-related deaths increased ten-fold between the years 2013 and 2018, from 3,000 to 30,000. When facing such a potent narcotic, many have raised the question of whether first responders are putting their lives and well-being at risk when tending to overdose victims.

Are You Protecting Your Non-Clinical Workers from Chemotherapy Drug Exposure?

Dec 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM posted in Infection Prevention

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Chemotherapy takes its toll on a patient’s body, but this treatment may also have an impact on the health and well-being of the healthcare staff who come into contact with it ⁠— even if they don’t handle the drugs directly.