Vaask Wins Top Honor in Healthcare Design Product Innovation Awards

Jury notes Vaask ‘makes the necessary hand sanitizer station look appealing and less clinical’

MARCH 14, 2022 — SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS — Healthcare Design today announced the Vaask® hand sanitizing fixture as the overall winner of its 2022 Product Innovation Awards. The annual content recognizes manufacturers “offering the most innovative and unique products used in the design of healthcare environments.”

Built to last, Vaask makes hand hygiene convenient. Developed with healthcare industry professionals, the U.S.-manufactured fixtures features:

  • AC power or POE (no batteries required)
  • Cast aluminum; 5-year warranty
  • PalmPilot® sensor that precisely detects hands
  • Large capacity; refillable with any sanitizer gel
  • Customizable colors, metals and graphics
  • Recessed, wall-mounted or freestanding options

Judged by a panel of 17 architects, interior designers and healthcare leaders, the contest focused on “enhanced safety, improved patient comfort, reduced installation/maintenance costs and environmental sustainability.”

Among the jury’s comments:

  • “The Vaask hand sanitizing station really stood out … It’s a striking, elegant and inviting design, and it addresses a very critical hygiene issue within healthcare environments.”
  • “This is a beautiful product which clearly illustrates how design can transform everyday items.”
  • “The design of this product is outstanding and makes the necessary hand sanitizer station look appealing and less clinical.”
  • “Truly a stylish and sophisticated hand sanitizing station that is a vast improvement over the unsightly exposed pump bottles or canned fixtures.This could be used in other building sectors other than healthcare because of its aesthetic and functional attributes.”

Click here to learn more about the honor for Vaask, which also won both Most Sustainable Product and Architect’s Choice Product at the Healthcare Facilities Symposium and Expo that brings together professionals across the industry.

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