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04/16/2015

Halyard Health Introduces AAMI Level 2 Over-the-Head Isolation Gown with Thumb Hooks

ALPHARETTA, Ga.April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --Halyard Health (NYSE: HYH), formerly Kimberly-Clark Health Care, today announced the availability of the newest addition to its personal protective equipment (PPE) portfolio, a Tri-Layer AAMI Level 2 Over-the-Head Isolation Gown with Thumb Hooks. The gown features an easy-on, easy-off design with thumb hooks for enhanced protection.

What: The AAMI Level 2 Over-the-Head Isolation Gown protects against liquid strikethrough with its breathable tri-layer fabric.  The gown's thumb hooks help keep gloves in place and prevent sleeves from riding up, ensuring that healthcare worker's hands and wrists remain covered.

Where: The gown is currently available for purchase and trial from your Halyard Health sales representative.

Why: Healthcare-associated infections, such as MRSA and C. diff, are dangerous for both patients and healthcare professionals. To help reduce transmission risk, it is important to don fresh PPE, including protective gowns, before entering each patient's room. The comfort and ease of use provided by the AAMI Level 2 Over-the-Head Isolation Gown encourages PPE compliance among healthcare professionals, enhancing protection for everyone.  

Halyard Health, a global medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery, offers a full range of fluid-resistant PPE solutions including face masks, protective gowns and gloves. For additional information, visit http://www.halyardhealth.com/solutions/infection-prevention.aspx.

About Halyard Health
Halyard Health (NYSE: HYH) is a medical technology company focused on preventing infection, eliminating pain and speeding recovery for healthcare providers and their patients. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard is committed to addressing some of today's most important healthcare needs, such as preventing healthcare-associated infections and reducing the use of narcotics while helping patients move from surgery to recovery. Halyard's business segments — Surgical & Infection Prevention and Medical Devices — develop, manufacture and market clinically superior solutions that improve medical outcomes and business performance in more than 100 countries. For more information, visit www.halyardhealth.com.