VESTEX healthcare scrubs first-ever to receive FDA designation


Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc., which develops and markets healthcare worker uniforms, scrubs, lab coats and other garments utilizing its proprietary VESTEX® Active Barrier fabric, announced in May that VESTEX apparel has received 510(k) clearance as a Class II medical device from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). VESTEX healthcare uniforms are the first daily-wear scrubs to receive a Class … Read More

CHOT notes the importance of “active barrier” apparel in patient safety


Adopting “active barrier” apparel in healthcare uniforms is an important step towards patient safety, according to research conducted in 2017 by the Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT). The research was funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Texas health organizations to reveal steps in supporting major management, clinical, and information technology innovations in healthcare. CHOT is based at … Read More

Vestagen – Hospital uniforms are a great opportunity for improvement


The DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) is posting blogs submitted by our Associate Members. The following is the first of a series provided by Vestagen. For guidelines, please contact Chris Wilson at UNIFORMS – WHAT YOUR STAFF WEARS – are one of the most overlooked strategic opportunities for improvement on the Nurse Magnet, Quadruple Aim and High Reliability journey. With … Read More

Capacity audience turns out for Dr. Thomas Royer presentation


A capacity audience of 80-plus attendees found out today what the health care future holds during the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen educational event “The Acute Care Hospital of the Future: A Dangerous Place” at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving. The complimentary “Lunch & Learn” was highlighted by speaker Dr. Thomas Royer, former president/CEO of CHRISTUS Health … Read More

DFWHC and Vestagen to host Dr. Royer event on healthcare future


What does the future hold? Attendees can find out Friday, September 15 when the DFW Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen co-host the educational event “The Acute Care Hospital of the Future: A Dangerous Place.” This complimentary “Lunch & Learn” will be highlighted by speaker Dr. Thomas Royer, former president/CEO of CHRISTUS Health and author of the new book “Breaking Out … Read More

NBCDFW-TV covers Patient Safety Summit and Vestagen scrubs


Thanks to a first-ever Dallas visit of Dr. Abdusalam Nasidi, the former director of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control who worked the front lines during Africa’s recent Ebola outbreak, the DFW Hospital Council Foundation’s 10th Annual Patient Safety Summit received some news coverage last night on NBCDFW-TV. The segment detailed not only the Summit, which continues through today at … Read More

DFWHC teams with Vestagen to promote ground-breaking scrubs and lab coats


The Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council (DFWHC) and Vestagen Protective Technologies, Inc. today announced a partnership to promote the company’s VESTEX® Active Barrier (1) healthcare apparel. The VESTEX fabric combines fluid repellency and antimicrobial technologies into comfortable healthcare worker scrubs and lab coats. The teaming is expected to benefit North Texas hospitals by introducing them to new groundbreaking technology that has … Read More