NMI to Launch SilverCare Plus® Antimicrobial Performance Fabric Line in the U.S. at 40th Annual APIC Conference June 8 -- 10 in Ft. Lauderdale
FISHKILL, N.Y., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NMI Health Inc. (NMI) (OTCQB: NANM) today announced the U.S. launch of its SilverCare Plus line of antimicrobial performance soft surface products at the 40th Annual APIC Conference June 8th-June 10th in Fort Lauderdale this year.
APIC, the Association of Professionals for Infection Control, is the leading professional association for infection preventionists with more than 14,000 members. More than 2,500 clinical professionals will be attending this year's conference at which NMI will be exhibit its SilverCare Plus suite of performance fabrics including: scrub and lab coat apparel, patient gowns, linens, blankets and cubicle curtains. Collectively, these products account for over 90% of soft surfaces found in the patient environment.
NMI partnered with Noble Biomaterials, conducting over two years of product development and testing, to manufacture the SilverCare Plus line, one of the first and most extensive lines of antimicrobial soft surface hospital products used in today's fight against Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI).
With increased public awareness and concern over how HAI occur, along with the growing mandate of hospitals to start effectively addressing and incorporating soft surfaces into their overall bacteria-reduction strategy, there has been a rapidly growing market for effective antimicrobial fabrics.
"Incorporating Noble's X-Static® antimicrobial silver thread technology into our fabric manufacturing process – our suite of performance health care fabrics – not only supports a major part of our overall long term growth strategy but also enables us to make a positive contribution towards safer patient care and a safer work environment," said Eddie Suydam, CEO, NMI.
About NMI Health
NMI Health is a healthcare product development and distribution company providing innovative and cost effective emergency and critical care and infection control products to a variety of market segments within the healthcare industry. Our customers range from hospitals, emergency services, surgery centers, long-term care facilities, nursing homes and other clinical settings throughout the healthcare continuum. http://nmihealth.com
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Ed Suydam, Chief Executive Officer, NMI
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