Kansas City, KS -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/22/2016 -- ImageFIRST Kansas City, a leading provider of nurse uniforms in Kansas City, MO, regularly shares healthcare industry information with its customers to help them stay current in a fast-paced, constantly shifting market. This month, ImageFIRST Kansas City shares the results of Gallup's poll on American perceptions of various professions and their levels of honesty and ethical integrity. For the 14th year in a row, nurses were ranked the most trustworthy profession, highlighting the need for a strong nursing presence in any healthcare facility to create a positive patient experience.
According to the Gallup poll, 85% of Americans say that nurses are highly trustworthy. This makes nursing the most trusted out of any profession, with pharmacists and doctors coming in second and third place, respectively. According to the American Nursing Association (ANA), this is the 14th year in a row that the nursing profession has earned this honor.
Commenting on the poll results, ANA president Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, noted that the public's overwhelming trust in nurses should be leveraged by healthcare facilities and providers. In a statement released by the ANA, Cipriano pointed out that in order to have a well-rounded perspective and make informed choices about patient care, healthcare providers must include nurses in their decision-making processes.
As a cost-effective provider of medical laundry and linen services that are designed to facilitate better patient experiences and care at hospitals and outpatient healthcare facilities, ImageFIRST Kansas City shares Cipriano's view.
To learn more about ImageFIRST and how it creates remarkable patient experiences with products like medical scrubs and uniforms in Kansas City, MO, visit http://kansas-city.imagefirst.com.
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the outpatient medical market. ImageFIRST's 36 locations nationwide serve over 5,500 medical offices every week, providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs and much more while partnering with facilities to better manage linen inventory. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality linens and remarkable service: their Comfort Care gowns product line increases patients' favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%.
For more information about ImageFIRST Kansas City, the cost-effective solution for greater patient satisfaction, please visit http://kansas-city.imagefirst.com.