Healthcare Linen Alliance (USA) boosts business development by new appointment

Recently the Healthcare Linen Alliance announced that Rick Gaffney has joined the group to head business development and partnerships.

Gaffney has spent much of his career in the commercial healthcare laundry industry. With experience that extends from operations management to service to sales, he brings an extensive background in the industry to the team. He has years of experience working in commercial laundry operations on turnarounds and increasing revenue by focusing on quality and hiring talent. “We are very pleased to welcome Rick to our team, and I am confident that through his efforts we will continue to expand the reach of the group across the country,” said Randy Bartsch, founding member and chairman of the Alliance. “As a group, with our combined size, scale and coverage, our company is helping hospitals and health systems drive down overall laundry and linen costs.”

The company is one of the largest commercial healthcare linen service providers in the US serving more than 120,000 hospital beds daily and over 1,800 customers. The group serves not only a large US area, but also areas in Canada.