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2014-09-04 23:04:25

Innovative Technology Saves Lives and Key to Reducing Infections and Improving Overall Patient Care Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Catheter Connections, originator of the DualCap System™, is proud to have been awarded a GPO contract by MedAssets. The DualCap System will provide MedAssets’ 4400+ healthcare facilities across the nation easy access to DualCap, giving them a tool to save lives and greatly reduce hospital-acquired conditions, particularly catheter related...

2014-09-04 08:30:56

Devices killing Ebola pathogens around the clock at two Liberia hospitals MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After a 10-day mission in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, with inventor Dr. Jeffrey L. Deal, two TRU-D SmartUVC devices continue to aid in the battle against the Ebola virus outbreak at JFK and ELWA hospitals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142759 Deal, a Fellow in the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, traveled to the Republic of...

2014-09-04 08:29:40

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP) announced that they will host the 2015 Boot Camp: Infection Control Basic Training in Atlanta, Ga. from Jan. 12-14, 2015. The conference will feature educational courses covering all of the core infection prevention fundamentals for dental practitioners and offer a total of 24 continuing education (CE) hours[1]. Registration is now open at http://bit.ly/OSAPBootCamp. Only four...

2014-08-28 23:15:06

Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibited at the American Society of Healthcare Engineering Conference (ASHE) August 3-5 in Chicago, IL. The company demonstrated its latest surface refinishing processes as well as its infection control technology for tile showers, leaking shower pans, cultured marble vanities, and laminate countertops. Colorado Springs, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 For the third consecutive year, Miracle Method Surface Refinishing exhibited at the American Society of...

2014-08-27 23:02:28

A Black Book survey of nearly 1,000 hospital executives and clinical leaders probed emergency preparedness and infectious disaster resource capabilities including technology and services. The resulting responses uncovered ten common yet precarious situations that collectively restrict nearly all U.S. hospitals regardless of size or location to efficaciously diagnose, isolate and treat even a single Ebola patient while protecting its workforce and other patients. New York, NY (PRWEB) August...

2014-08-26 12:29:08

New educational resources now make it even easier for facilities to implement and encourage ongoing compliance with Prevantics® products. ORANGEBURG, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in infection prevention products and solutions, continues to reinforce the importance of a complete infection prevention program for skin antisepsis. Prevantics(®) products are the first and only 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate (w/v) and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (v/v) formula which has been...

2014-08-15 08:24:36

TRU-D SmartUVC inventor travels to Ebola hotspots with UV disinfection devices MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two 5-foot-5 superbug-slaying machines were deployed from the United States yesterday en route to JFK Hospital and ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, where they will aid in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus outbreak. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136426 The devices, known as TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), will help disinfect...

2014-08-14 08:29:40

Real-World Application of UV-C Disinfection Study Concludes DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This past week, a groundbreaking 28-month-long study funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examining the real-world effectiveness of automated UV-C disinfection robot's impact on infection outcomes concluded the data collection phase of the research, with results expected to be published in the second quarter of 2015. The study by the Duke University Prevention...

2014-08-13 20:23:02

Kimtech WetTask Dual-Performance Wipers supports healthcare infection control practices by optimizing disinfecting and scrubbing for cleaning effectiveness ROSWELL, Ga., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Professional today announced the introduction of a new wiping solution that improves the effectiveness of cleaning and disinfecting within healthcare environments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135975 To provide healthcare professionals with improved...

2014-08-13 16:26:38

PORTSMOUTH, N.H., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Q-Centrix®, a leader in clinical surveillance and data abstraction solutions, released its Infection Control offering today. The new technology-enabled service aims to reduce Hospital Acquired Complications (HAC) using proprietary technology and expertise from the largest team of quality professionals in the industry. The Q-Centrix release comes days after CMS announced its hospital inpatient prospective payments systems final rule...


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