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2013-06-20 08:21:22

As the warm weather prompts more people to wash their vehicles, Awesome Products Corporation provides an eco-friendly solution for cleaning the bugs, dirt, tar, grime, and brake dust off all vehicle surfaces PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a market that has typically been dominated by petrochemical-based products used for removing things such as bugs, brake dust, road tar, even cleaning windows, it is now recognized that those chemicals exact a heavy price...

2013-06-18 23:19:57

Carometec Inc., an industry leader in sterilization equipment and hygiene stations, has recently released a new hand drying system that limits the transfer of contaminants by utilizing a hands-off approach. The new Turbo-Trock will enable employees to dry hands paperless and fast right after cleaning. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 State of the art sanitation programs are essential when considering the overall success of a food processing operation. Good sanitation can lead to improved...

2013-06-13 12:28:26

Speakers to Reveal How the DebMed® Group Monitoring System (GMS(TM)) Ensures Patient Safety via Electronic Monitoring of the World Health Organization's Five Moments for Hand Hygiene CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 13, 2013 /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 that executives from DebMed and Greenville, South...

Hand Washing Practices Are Lacking For Many
2013-06-11 05:30:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online One in ten Americans do not wash their hands after using the restroom, and of those that do, one-third don´t use soap, according to a new study which appears in the Journal of Environmental Health. Furthermore, only five percent of those wash their hands long enough to kill the germs that can lead to infections, researchers from Michigan State University (MSU) reported following observations of nearly 3,800 people utilizing...

2013-06-07 12:24:26

Hill-Rom is Committed to Helping Hospitals in Their Fight Against Hospital-Acquired Infections BATESVILLE, Ind., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospital-acquired infections can be deadly - and many times preventable. Nearly every major public health organization agrees that ineffective "hand-hygiene" (hand washing or using disinfecting sprays, wipes or gels) is one of the most significant contributors to the problem. Further compounding the problem is the fact that compliance rates...

2013-06-07 08:25:23

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Proventix Systems, Inc. of Birmingham, Ala. today awarded the Lathem Physician Leadership Award in Hand Hygiene to five physicians who demonstrate a commitment to hand hygiene excellence and leadership in their facilities. The 2013 recipients are Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky, Infectious Disease Attending and Director of Antibiotic Stewardship at Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx, N.Y.; Dr. Sam Windham, Trauma Surgery and Co-Director SICU Critical...

2013-06-06 23:39:57

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman supports new hospital efforts to get doctors and nurses to wash hands. Efforts in New York hospitals to prevent hospital-acquired infections include motion sensors and surveillance equipment at hand washing sinks New York, NY (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman understands that lawyers who sue hospitals for infections may use hand-washing compliance rates as part of the information they use to prove or...

2013-06-06 16:27:53

HAI prevention product offerings, education, and research help to create a safer healthcare environment FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- APIC Conference, Booth #516 - Kimberly-Clark today announced that its Kleenex Clean Hands Care Program will be unveiled at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 40(th )annual conference. New data related to surface disinfection practices will also be highlighted, reinforcing Kimberly-Clark's...

2013-06-06 08:28:41

Hyginex Will Be Located at Booth 1828 Showcasing Unique Infection Prevention System LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Innovative hand hygiene monitoring solution, Hyginex will be an exhibitor at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) 2013 Annual Educational Conference and International Meeting in Fort Lauderdale, Florida June 8-10. The Hyginex solution is a revelation in the hand hygiene monitoring space. Through patented...

2013-06-05 16:24:05

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Attendees of the annual Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) conference will have the opportunity to learn about new, state-of-the-art hand hygiene technology from Georgia-Pacific Professional and Versus Technology, Inc. (Pink Sheets: VSTI) during live demonstrations at booth #500 and an education session. Georgia-Pacific Professional, a leading provider of hygienic dispensing systems, towels, tissues, soaps and...