Emerald extends agreement with Eisenhower as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider

SAN DIEGO, CA – April 02, 2014 – San Diego, California – Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Eisenhower Medical Center has signed a multi-year contract extension with Emerald to continue serving as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider.

“We are pleased about the work we’ve done with Eisenhower as a result of our strong partnership” said Tom Gildred, founder and chief executive officer of Emerald Textiles. “Working with their team, we’ve helped reduce the amount of linen they use and drive costs down, all the while delivering upgraded linens and higher service quality. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Eisenhower Medical Center for many years to come.”

Eisenhower Medical Center serves the communities of Palm Springs, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage and La Quinta. It is a not-for-profit hospital that has provided high quality, compassionate care for more than 40 years through a full range of state-of-the-art diagnostic, treatment and emergency facilities. Eisenhower is an accredited teaching hospital, with a School of Graduate Medical Education and Research training new physicians in the specialties of family medicine and internal medicine.

The cohesive partnership between the Emerald Textiles Team and Eisenhower’s EVS Department, combined with Emerald’s Linen Management Program, has helped EMC reduce their usage by a significant percentage resulting in six figure annual savings.

About Emerald Textiles

Emerald Textiles provides the most environmentally responsible, high quality, linen rental and management solution for the Southern California healthcare industry. Emerald’s two facilities are located in the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas. Customers include Scripps Health, Sharp HealthCare, UC San Diego Health System, Eisenhower Medical Center, Kaiser San Diego, Kaiser Orange County, St. John’s Health Center – Santa Monica and Hoag Health Network in Orange County. Emerald Textiles utilizes the most advanced technology and provides a higher standard of cleanliness, industry compliance and customer satisfaction.

For more information about Emerald Textiles and its services, please visit EmeraldUS.com.

About Eisenhower Medical Center

Eisenhower Medical Center is a not-for-profit, comprehensive health care institution that includes the 542-bed Eisenhower Hospital, the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower, the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, and the Betty Ford Center, also located on the Eisenhower campus. Currently in the process of becoming a teaching hospital by 2013, the medical center is renowned for its Centers of Excellence in Orthopedics at Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center, Cardiovascular at the Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center, Neuroscience at the Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute, and Oncology at the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center. Situated on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, the medical center has provided a full range of quality medical and educational services for nearly 40 years for residents and visitors to the greater Coachella Valley.

For more information, visit emc.org.