TRSA Reports: Textile Industry Focusing on Medical Garments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

May 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce HLSG CEO, Joseph LaPorta, was featured in the TRSA article, TRSA Reports: Textile Industry Focusing on Medical Garments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic. The article focuses on the benefits of reuseable PPE and how laundry facilities are equipped to handle the washing and disinfecting of all reuseable PPE. Mr. LaPorta discussed how isolation gowns adhere to CDC guidelines and laundry facilities are operating 24/7 successfully meeting all healthcare facilities needs that HLSG serve.

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Josh Bostick, Superior Health Linens

April 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce the great work of the Superior Health Linens division in supporting the COVID-19 efforts of the City of Chicago. Superior Health Linens in Batavia, IL will now support all linen services for the McCormick Place located in downtown Chicago. The McCormick Place has become an overflow location for COVID-19 patients, and the Convention Center has been converted into a makeshift hospital with 3,000 beds to house COVID-19 patients. The Army Corp of Engineers, working with FEMA, have created the facility. The Superior team is proud to be a part of this project and its involvement was led by Josh Bostick, Director of Customer Service (SHL). Josh Bostick stated, “This is probably the proudest time for me while working in this business.”

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March 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) Leadership Team was brought together for a two-day intensive training from March 5 to March 6, 2020 to discuss company updates, industry best practices and COVID19 response. “These trainings and investments in our senior leadership are paramount to our GM driven model and high-performance culture even more important during challenging times,” stated Joseph LaPorta, CEO of HLSG.

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Geotab

February 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, has partnered with Geotab. HLSG will now utilize Geotab’s Fleet Management Solution across all divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services. Geotab’s open platform, connects commercial vehicles to the internet and provides web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.

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HLSG + eMaint Partnership

February 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, has partnered with eMaint™. HLSG will now utilize eMaint™ CMMS Software across all divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services. eMaint’s proprietary technology innovation is a comprehensive asset and maintenance management system that enables data-driven strategies to extend the life of assets (repair vs. replace) and improve ROI. The software’s ease of configuration allows HLSG to tailor the system for each division’s specific processes and company terms – greatly increasing user adoption of the new system.

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HLSG Technology

January 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is excited to announce the release of two new proprietary technologies enhancing the customer experience. These software-based customer tools are designed to support the HLSG customer base in managing linen utilization more efficiently. The new customer tools include the “FAST” system which is the feedback and services tracking package that automates customer surveys for real time customer rounding feedback and the “MYDASH” system offering healthcare administration real time key performance indicator metrics tracking in a dashboard format. “HLSG is committed to leading the industry in new and different ways to assist healthcare professionals in managing linen utilization and costs,” stated Greg Schermerhorn, Chief Services Officer.

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Joseph LaPorta Top 100 Healthcare Leaders Award

July 2019 – Healthcare Linens Services Group’s (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce Joseph LaPorta, CEO of Healthcare Linens Services Group, was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Healthcare Leaders” by the International Forum for Advancements in Healthcare (IFAH) for his many contributions in the healthcare industry. Joseph was recently awarded this honor during the association’s international assembly of executives and physicians.

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July 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group, a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, recently joined TRSA, the association for linen, uniform and facility services, to establish a strategic partnership across the company’s premier regional brands including Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services.

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Miller Park

May 2019 – Superior Health Linen’s (Batavia, IL), a division of Healthcare Linen Services Group (Batavia, IL), Customer Service team participated in the annual Wisconsin Association of Textile Services (WATS) (Milwaukee, WI) Milwaukee Brewers baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds. The event was geared for laundries and vendors throughout Wisconsin to network with vendors creating relationships that help all to succeed in this market.

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Healthcare Linen Services Group

April 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group rebrands image with new logo and launches new website. The new logo reflects continued growth for the company and incorporates all regional brands in an integrated yet unique view that preserves the legacy of quality, efficiency and innovation.  The new website illustrates the brand’s expansive geographical footprint, product breath and turn-key services available. This site will continue to allow customers, employees and job seekers an easy-to-use avenue to communicate with the group companies. “We are excited to have developed an integrated business model in which allows our linen group companies to benefit from being a part of a much larger entity but at the same time preserves the legacy and uniqueness of their regional brand,” stated Joseph LaPorta, CEO of HLSG.

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