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2014-02-18 04:21:28

Automated compliance monitoring devices lend momentum to the market, which is expected to reach $680.8 million in 2019 LONDON, Feb. 18 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need to prevent and control healthcare acquired infections (HCAI) across Europe, which results in 4.5 to 5 million cases annually, is driving the hand hygiene market in Western Europe. Outbreaks of norovirus and bird flu over the past five years have also served to highlight the importance of hand hygiene in containing...

2014-02-11 16:24:42

Real-time Monitoring of Hand Hygiene Activity Provides Actionable Data for Helping to Decrease Infections, Lower Readmissions and Improve Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (HIMSS booth #1483) - DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene will bring its expansive line-up of electronic monitoring hand hygiene solutions to the...

2014-02-05 12:28:19

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, announced today that it has signed a contract with Meadows Regional Medical Center, making the hospital the first in Georgia to implement a new electronic hand hygiene monitoring technology with the goal of reducing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs)....

2014-01-31 08:25:51

Two leaders in healthy skin and healthy places have joined together to achieve global growth AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO Industries announced today the acquisition of Laboratoires Prodene Klint. The two companies are joining forces to advance a shared vision of global leadership. Based in France, Prodene Klint specializes in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products. GOJO, based in Akron, Ohio, is the global leader in skin health and hygiene...

Common Cold Prevention And Treatment
2014-01-28 06:32:08

[ Watch the Video: Preventing The Common Cold ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Science still hasn’t found a way to cure the common cold, but a new research review in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has found that regular hand washing and a steady intake of zinc are the best ways to keep from getting sick. "Although self-limiting, the common cold is highly prevalent and may be debilitating,” the study authors wrote. “It causes declines in function...

2014-01-27 12:29:09

LYSOL® Offers Insider Tips and Effective Ways to Help Americans Ward Off Cold & Flu PARSIPPANY, N.J., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With outbreaks of cold and flu on the rise across the U.S., Americans are facing a seemingly impossible task of helping their families stay healthy this winter. As of last week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that 47 states have declared the incidence of flu to be regional or widespread in their communities and nearly 10,000...

2014-01-25 23:04:29

In response to an article published by the Orion Gazette, Gabriel Pediatrics elaborates on five steps to take in order to decrease your chances of coming down with the flu this winter season. New York, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2014 Gabriel Pediatrics, a Staten Island pediatric care center, responds to an article published by the Orion Gazette, which names five different steps to take in order to avoid being infected with the flu this winter. According to the January 20 article published by...

2014-01-10 00:20:38

Wireless technology and real-time Big Data analytics boost hand hygiene 20% YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OhioHealth and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to aid in the prevention of infections using a first-of-a-kind network of wireless sensors and real-time Big Data analytics that measure hand-washing practices. OhioHealth will use the technology to provide hospital administrators with real-time data that can be used to reduce...

2014-01-06 23:01:45

Home Care Assistance of West Texas raises awareness around the most contagious diseases in retirement communities, how they spread and the best ways to prevent them. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Home Care Assistance of West Texas, a leading provider of in-home care for seniors, is dedicated to community education around topics related to aging and longevity. In line with this commitment, Home Care Assistance of West Texas is raising awareness around conditions common in communal living...

2014-01-06 12:27:35

Health System to Automate Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring with DebMed GMS CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) "Five Moments for Hand Hygiene," today announced a collaborative partnership with Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. The 325-bed health system, which serves more than five counties across Illinois, has implemented...


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