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2014-03-20 08:30:19

Hospital is first in the Bay Area to deploy UV germ-killing disinfection technology SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connor Hospital is the first hospital in the Bay Area to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), a pathogen-eliminating robot that uses powerful ultraviolet light to kill harmful viruses, bacteria and fungi that are responsible for health care-associated infections. Short for Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection, TRU-D "finishes the job" after a hospital staff...

2014-03-19 08:28:33

ALBANY, New York, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market 2019 [http://www.researchmoz.us/sterilization-equipment-market-global-industry-size-market-share-trends-analysis-and-forecasts-2012-2018-report.html ] " to its huge collection of research reports. Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market (...

2014-03-18 23:20:47

Disposable surgical instruments may help prevent infections like the fatal neurological disease 18 patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to NBC News' Feb. 10, 2014 report, eighteen patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) because of improperly sterilized surgical tools. This rare brain disease causes failed memory, blindness, and coma, among other symptoms, and kills 90% of patients...

2014-03-17 08:29:53

Collaboration combines Kimberly-Clark's operating room expertise and 3M's innovative solutions to deliver exceptional surgical and infection prevention portfolio offering ROSWELL, Ga. and ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care and 3M Infection Prevention Division today announced a unique alliance to deliver best-in-class surgical and infection prevention solutions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the U.S. "At Kimberly-Clark, we have long...

2014-03-15 23:01:08

Infection Control Market report also studies the sterilization services market, which includes healthcare solutions, hospital sterilization services, and applied sterilization technologies.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/infection-control-market-1084.html (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 The"Infection Control Market - Sterilization (ETO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector,...

2014-03-06 23:28:27

HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The HyGreen Hand Hygiene Reminding and Recording System will be deployed in 25 MoH hospitals supporting its goal of reducing hospital acquired infections through improved hand hygiene. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through its...

2014-03-06 23:23:47

Leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions announces changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PDI, leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions, announced changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label, including EPA acceptance on kill claims for three key microorganisms: Bordetella pertussis, Enterobacter cloacae (NDM-1 Positive) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-2...

2014-03-05 12:26:47

Company to demonstrate expanded line-up including industry's first electronically monitored point-of-care dispenser; Hand hygiene's role in reducing healthcare-associated infections to be discussed by industry experts at AONE roundtable CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 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, will bring its expansive...

2014-03-05 12:26:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long-term care industry faces a multitude of challenges when it comes to keeping residents happy and healthy, including maintaining cleanliness and reducing the risk of the 1.5 million infections estimated to occur in long-term care facilities each year.[1],[2] Clorox Professional Products Company recently surveyed U.S. adults with a friend or family member in a long-term care facility and found they cite the risk of infection as a top...

2014-03-04 12:26:41

AKRON, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Your Health .... Safety is the theme of Patient Safety Awareness Week, led by the National Patient Safety Foundation, March 2 - March 8, 2014. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is joining with the National Patient Safety Foundation and hospitals across America to recognize the critical importance of patient safety. "We know one of the single most important measures...