NEW YORK, March 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeThreads® LLC's (www.life-threads.com), manufacturer of one of the most innovative antimicrobial and fluid barrier healthcare worker uniforms, has been awarded a three-year group purchasing agreement with Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company.
The new agreement allows Premier members at 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000 other healthcare provider organizations to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for the purchase of LifeThreads' products, including its Classic Collection of unisex and female scrubs.
LifeThreads' scrubs are engineered with some of the most advanced technologies in the world that inhibit the growth of unwanted bacteria directly on the fabric surface and provide full fluid-repellency for the life of the garments. All LifeThreads garments are treated with an EPA-registered antimicrobial active ingredient and binding agents that protect the fabric from pathogens.
"Working with Premier gives us the opportunity to expose and provide our advanced healthcare worker uniforms to more institutions, medical practices and healthcare workers," said Tyler Mutz, president, LifeThreads. "Our highly cost-effective scrub collections are helping to meet industry demands for protective fabric-based solutions that enable medical staff and patients to interact in a safer environment."
Premier is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,900 U.S. hospitals and 150,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost.
LifeThreads® LLC (www.life-threads.com) is a life sciences company focused on infection control and management in clinical healthcare settings by targeting soft surface contact points. The company manufactures and distributes professional medical apparel, patient garments, linens and related items treated with an EPA-registered antimicrobial active ingredient that protects the surface of the fabric from harmful pathogens found within the medical environment. LifeThreads products have been tested and comply with American Association of Textile Chemist and Colorists guidelines. Lab results indicate that LifeThreads antimicrobial textiles reduce bacterial concentrations by more than 99.9 percent. LifeThreads was founded in 2014 and is headquartered in New York.
Disclaimer: Studies to evaluate reduction in infection have not been performed on LifeThreads products. The EPA has not reviewed these results for healthcare claims.
Henry Feintuch / Doug Wright
212-808-4901 / 212-808-4903