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2014-05-22 08:29:31

Health system will add RL6:Infection to its suite of RL6 patient safety software TORONTO, May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - RL Solutions, creators of innovative and easy to use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Trillium Health Partners of Mississauga, Ontario, has selected RL to provide automated infection surveillance throughout its organization. RL Solutions' infection prevention software, RL6:Infection, will complement the health system's existing infection...

2014-05-22 08:29:05

DUBLIN, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/nn89hs/sterilization) has announced the addition of the "Global Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants (Heat Sterilization, Low Temperature Sterilization, Filtration Sterilization and Radiation Sterilization, By Disinfectants Type-Low) Market - Forecasts to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Sterilization equipment and disinfectants are...

2014-05-20 12:33:04

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium brings together global leaders in field of medicine and hand hygiene AKRON, Ohio, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) is holding its 41(st) Annual Conference June 7-9. GOJO Industries, the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, is hosting at APIC, the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium: The Present and Future of Hand Hygiene Compliance...

2014-05-19 12:29:14

LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:US Disposable Medical Supplies Market Reporthttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_supplies/hospital_supplies/us_disposable_medical_supplies_market_report.htmlUS demand to rise 4.1% annually through 2018US demand for disposable medical supplies will grow 4.1 percent per year to $49.3 billion in 2018. An increasing volume of patient activity attributable to an aging population, a...

2014-05-16 08:26:55

Company also Recognizes Sterile Processing Departments with Confidence Builder Awards ROSWELL, Ga., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care recently crowned the champion of the inaugural Smart-Fold Wrap Races at the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Annual Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio. Naomi Campbell from Brandywine Hospital was declared the fastest sterilization wrapper, beating out central services (CS)...

2014-05-13 23:07:25

PDI, trusted leader in Infection Prevention solutions, announced the launch of its new Sani-Cloth® Pail and Refill format for Sani-Cloth® Bleach and Sani-Cloth® AF3 Germicidal Disposable Wipes. The new pail and refill packaging is specifically designed to address the needs of Environmental Services Professionals (EVS) and contains 160 pre-moistened, ready-to-use, extra-large wipes. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 PDI, trusted leader in Infection Prevention solutions,...

2014-05-13 16:25:43

ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement was written by Gary Evans, executive editor of the AHC Media infectious diseases group and long-time writer of Hospital Infection Control & Prevention. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140206/CL60818LOGO Though unrelated to the recent MERS case in Indiana, the second U.S. case of the emerging coronavirus is also a health care worker who was apparently infected while working in a hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia....

2014-05-13 08:31:09

ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steriliz, LLC. (STERILIZ), a leading supplier of Ultraviolet-C light (UV-C) disinfection technology is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a GSA schedule (GS-07F-193BA) and are now certified to provide services and supplies for the most advanced environmental UV Disinfection Systems to the Federal Government. Acknowledging the growth in federal spending through the GSA, Steriliz has placed their UV-C Disinfection System on the...

2014-05-09 23:08:57

St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable Mention for the National Association of Long Term Hospitals' (NALTH) 2014 Goldberg Innovation Award. Batesville, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable...

2014-05-07 11:09:15

Prioritized strategies to reduce prevalence of C. difficile in healthcare settings With rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) now rivaling drug-resistant Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the most common bacteria to cause healthcare-associated infections, new expert guidance encourages healthcare institutions to implement and prioritize prevention efforts for this infectious diarrhea. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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