Accession Number : ADA195435

Title :   A Study of the Linen and Laundry Control Procedures at the U.S. Air Force Medical Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Descriptive Note : Master's thesis Jul 79-Aug 80,

Corporate Author : ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRA TION

Personal Author(s) : Lake, Jerome P

PDF Url : ADA195435

Report Date : Aug 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 56

Abstract : The study was to determine the cause or causes of deficiencies in the linen and laundry management. The study will develop alternatives where implementation would correct these deficiencies. The objectives would examine how other facilities manage linen and laundry control and develop a methodology that would be contrasted to the existing system that would identify the system weaknesses. The study sets a standard for linen and laundry management applicable to the medical center while the literature review determined that there is on clear cut method of management. The study recommended alternatives to enhance the operation of the linen and laundry service as well as provides a monitoring and security program to maximize linen control efforts. Keywords contrast administration; Cost analysis; Thesis.

Descriptors :   *LAUNDRY OPERATIONS, *LINEN, *HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, AIR FORCE, CONTROL, COST ANALYSIS, CUTTING, LITERATURE SURVEYS, MANAGEMENT, MEDICAL SERVICES, OHIO, OPERATION, SECURITY

Subject Categories : Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE