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2014-10-21 08:35:45

PDI Prevantics® Device Swab is the only 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate/70% alcohol solution to receive market authorization by the FDA ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical investigators recently released results from the first and only randomized, cross-over, prospective, comparative effectiveness clinical study evaluating the benefits of a 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (CHG) and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol over 70% Isopropyl Alcohol alone in disinfecting needleless...

2014-10-20 23:11:03

Opening orders for niche brand’s premium bio cellulose treatment masks begin at only $120. Washington Township, NJ (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 Bel Mondo Beauty, one of the first US brands to develop and market specialty facial treatment masks made from bio cellulose, today announced a special, low-risk sales program for spa professionals that lets them begin business with the niche brand for as low as $120. The price-friendly opening order includes 6 box sets of Bel Mondo’s premium...

2014-10-20 23:02:14

With the Ebola threat spreading, decontamination robots have been called to duty in Dallas to disinfect areas within the hospital that were exposed to the first documented case of Ebola in the United States. The remote controlled robotic decontamination systems made by the biotech company, Bioquell, have been used in a variety of places around the world to combat the current outbreak including the National Institutes of Health. Horsham, PA October 16, 2014 (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 With...

2014-10-20 16:26:18

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO, inventors of PURELL(®) Advanced Hand Sanitizer, is proud to support International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) hosted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), which occurs globally Oct. 19-25, 2014. In light of recent events, IIPW will focus its attention on Ebola infection prevention and control guidance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82508 "IIPW is addressing a topic that is top...

2014-10-20 12:30:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The use of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) technology is quickly emerging as one of the preeminent means to quickly and effectively disinfect hospital settings, including settings in which the patient is being treated for the Ebola virus. Hospital Acquired Infections or HAIs are a fast growing problem for health care facilities. The CDC says that "about 1 in 20 patients have an infection while receiving health care treatment in U.S. hospitals."...

2014-10-20 08:33:43

DebMed survey confirms steady improvements, though gap remains between hand hygiene beliefs and best practices that can increase patient safety and reduce infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data, the reliability of that data and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. With responses from more than 400 infection...

2014-10-17 23:03:14

Company officials available to comment on work being done to ensure safe hospital facilities where Ebola patients are treated. Horsham, PA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 Bioquell, provider of germ-eliminating robots and services, is being called upon by health facilities around the world to decontaminate locations where Ebola-infected and exposed patients are being treated. Among the many places the hydrogen peroxide vapor technology is being used includes Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital...

2014-10-16 23:09:21

The Sanuvox ASEPTIX² Dual UV Disinfection System uses a primary and secondary disinfection tower to deliver an exceptionally high UV dosage that is capable of sterilizing even the most formidable viruses and bacteria. Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) October 16, 2014 Following the events of the first patient diagnosed with the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the United States and with additional healthcare workers testing positive for the virus, Sanuvox Technologies has been receiving inquiries...

2014-10-15 23:02:04

Neptune Benson’s ETS Ultraviolet Disinfection systems treat pipeline testing water eliminating biocides. Coventry, RI (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Neptune Benson, a leading manufacturer of commercial filtration systems, ETS-UV disinfection systems, and components, provides custom solutions for water used in pipeline testing. This ETS-UV compact skidded unit joins a host of sustainable products custom engineered for the oil and gas and petrochemical industries. Increased regulation on...

2014-10-15 16:29:09

LONDON, Oct. 15, 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infections from activities and procedures taking place within a healthcare facility have become a cause for great concern. These infection may occur in a postoperative wound or as a complication unrelated to the disease or condition. This report, Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI) Control Markets: focuses on the market opportunities for companies that can assist hospitals and other healthcare facilities with important HAI mitigation tasks...


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