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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...

Energy Use From Hand Washing In Hot Water
2013-12-14 04:02:41

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online You may have been told that using hot water to wash your hands is more effective at killing bacteria than cold water, but a new study from researchers at Vanderbilt University has found that using hot water may actually be a waste of energy. Vanderbilt researcher Amanda Carrico told National Geographic reporter Brian Clark Howard that her team’s study looked at "a case where people act in ways that they think are in their best...

2013-11-19 23:27:37

Operational Assistance to Significantly Reduce Shipping Costs for Hotel Partners Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Through a combination of in-kind and operational donations, Sysco Guest Supply is powering Clean the World’s Global Hygiene Revolution to save more lives by distributing hygiene products. Clean the World’s simple mission is to recycle hotel soap and save lives. The organization has partnered with more than 2,000 lodging properties to put life-saving hygiene products...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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