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Our mission is to promote the education of healthcare textile managers by creating an environment where ideas and information can be shared for the mutual benefit of members and the organizations they serve.
Founded in 1969, the International Association of Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM), is the largest healthcare central laundry organization in the world. IAHTM members provide service to approximately 7,000 healthcare facilities in the U.S. and Canada and process more than 800 million pounds of clean linen each year. The membership benefits are many. and far reaching.
The Benefits of Membership
With an IAHTM membership, you'll be among your peers. Unlike with other organizations, whose memberships comprise individuals from dissimilar jobs and professions, IAHTM is a network of like-minded persons in the same industry niche, all sharing the same professional responsibilities, experiences, goals and challenges as you. With our Peer Assessment & Evaluation program, members are available to visit your facility and share their experience and expertise on virtually any operational or procedural matter of import.
Need An Audit?
Healthcare executives are under pressure to reduce costs. This includes laundry services, which may not be your area of expertise. IAHTM can help. We offer laundry audits by a team of IAHTM CEO's you select. For benefits on laundry cooperatives.
IAHTM Touts Its Expertise, Experience Re: Laundry Processing's Role in Use of Copper-Embedded Healthcare Linens:
Powell, OH - Feb. 3, 2017 - As interest grows among the acute care community in the use of self-disinfecting copper-embedded composites to reduce healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), the International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM) is promoting its experience and expertise regarding copper-infused textiles and laundry processing's role in their effectiveness.