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2014-04-14 12:33:13

EVANSTON, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwipeSense, Inc., a privately-held health and safety technology company focused on reducing hospital-acquired infections, today announced the appointment of Jeff Baker to serve as Chief Commercial Officer. Mr. Baker brings more than 20 years of sales and market implementation experience to the Company, and has a strong background in strategic planning and technology utilization in patient-focused settings....

2013-12-03 23:33:50

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Are You Prepared to Identify and Prevent the Three Infections That Make Up Two-Thirds of All Health Care Associated Infections?’ helps nurses build the clinical skills to minimize the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and is a go-to resource for basic intervention methods and prevention measures for a successful nursing career. Download the free e-book at http://ppc.americansentinel.edu/hai-ebook. AURORA, Colo (PRWEB)...

2013-11-20 23:20:32

Edison Nation Medical, medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. for the GoGown™, a revolutionary disposable isolation gown designed by health care entrepreneur Ginny Porowski to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Edison Nation Medical medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline...

2013-01-16 22:22:30

Scientists at the Academy of Finland's Centre of Excellence in Computational Inference Research have developed novel computational methods that have yielded essential knowledge of how hospital-acquired bacteria spread and develop. These new methods, based on randomised algorithms, make it possible to analyse extensive genomic data significantly faster and more efficiently than previously. By applying these results, it is possible to better follow hospital-acquired infections in the future, or...

2011-08-04 03:00:00

DALLAS, August 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports announces it will carry reports on Needle-Free Drug Delivery Market & Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAI) Diagnostics Market in its store A.Needle-Free Drug Delivery: The Market for Alternatives to Needle-Based Systems for Vaccine and Biologics [http://www.reportsnreports.com/reports/117995-needle-free-drug-delivery-the-market-for-alternatives-to-needle-.html ] The coming decade will see drug delivery...

2011-07-22 14:32:43

This study paves the way for developing toxin antidotes to safeguard public health and national security.  A team of scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) has discovered the secret recipe for "Ëœantidotes' that could neutralize the deadly plant toxin Ricin, widely feared for its bioterrorism potential, as well as the Pseudomonas exotoxin (PE) responsible for the tens of thousands of hospital-acquired infections in immune-compromised patients...

2010-11-30 22:13:43

Majority of infections in hospitalized patients with liver disease are health-care associated Death and length of stay are increased among hospitalized inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients who develop hospital-acquired infections, according to a study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. Also, health-care-associated and hospital-acquired infections are most frequent in patients with severe liver...

2010-03-20 11:04:01

Patient referrals between hospitals influence the rates of hospital-acquired infections such as MRSA, according to a study by researchers based in the Netherlands. The findings, published March 19 in the open-access journal PLoS Computational Biology, explain that referred patients, who have the potential to carry a hospital-acquired infection with them, are more likely to be admitted to University Medical Centers than to teaching or general hospitals. The prevalence of hospital-acquired...

2009-09-22 09:20:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Nosocomial Infections: Market Impact on Diagnostics and Therapeutics: (MRSA, HAP, C. diff and other Hospital Acquired Infections) http://www.reportlinker.com/p099448/Nosocomial-Infections-Market-Impact-on-Diagnostics-and-Therapeutics-(MRSA-HAP-C-diff-and-other-Hospital-Acquired-Infections).html A nosocomial, or hospital-acquired, infection is a new infection that...

2009-06-11 11:07:00

The EPA has registered MicroGuard antimicrobial alloys for sale with public health claims. The registration acknowledges that products made of MicroGuard metals can kill harmful bacteria* responsible for causing millions of infections each year. CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the results of extensive efficacy testing, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has registered MicroGuard(TM) antimicrobial alloys for sale with public health claims. When used as...


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