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2014-07-29 23:08:02

Automated Solution Reduces Labor, Provides Continuous Operational Cost Savings and Improves Hospital Cleanliness and Infection Control Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 TransVac Solutions, the trusted leader in automated waste, recycling and soiled linen collection and transport solutions for hospitals, will be exhibiting at booth #209 at the American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) Annual Conference & Technical Exhibition Aug. 3-6 in Chicago, Ill. TransVac will present its...

2014-07-28 20:23:07

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Infection Prevention and Control Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2255163/Global-Infection-Prevention-and-Control-Market-2014-2018.html About Infection Prevention and ControlInfection prevention and control is the most important and significant step in the development and maintenance of products in the Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals, and Food industries....

2014-07-24 23:11:07

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Are You Prepared to Identify and Prevent the Three Infections That Make Up Two-Thirds of All Healthcare Associated Infections?’ profiles risk factors and prevention techniques for the three most common infection threats in healthcare facilities today. Download the free e-book at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2014/05/13/strong-nursing-leadership-is-essential-to-reducing-hais/. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 American Sentinel...

2014-07-24 08:34:30

TRU-D SmartUVC adds sophisticated technology to traditional disinfection protocols MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In any given hospital in the country at any given time, one in 25 patients has at least one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. What's more, many of these infections prove fatal. And as increased surveillance has shown that HAIs are causing an alarming number of patient deaths per year, infection control...

2014-07-23 23:08:04

Available on YouTube http://youtu.be/D27aj1iiUME the newly produced 6 minute movie highlights the features & benefits of the Sanuvox ASEPTIX² UV Hospital Disinfection System. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Sanuvox has produced a six minute movie illustrating the features and benefits of the company’s latest system designed for hospital surface disinfection. The Sanuvox ASEPTIX² Dual UV Disinfection System uses a primary and secondary unit to eliminate shadows in...

2014-07-22 12:22:56

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hussey Copper, a leader in copper manufacturing and maker of MD-Cu(29) antimicrobial copper announces Pullman Regional Hospital's conversion of more than 1,100 touch points to the first EPA-registered antimicrobial solid touch surface, at a nominal cost. This reasonably priced surface kills greater than 99.9% of MRSA, E-coli and other bacteria within 2 hours of exposure(1) and will aid the hospital in protecting against bacteria and...

2014-07-10 23:03:04

Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. Jacksonville, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Baptist Health is the first health system in the world to widely adopt protective staff and patient garments that repel fluids and minimize the risk of transmission of organisms. As part of a continued commitment to patient safety, Baptist Health is partnering with Vestagen...

2014-07-09 16:28:20

Infection Control Risk Assessment (ICRA) for Healthcare Construction Activities provides e-learning platform to help busy contractors and builders obtain important safety certification PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Renovation and construction projects in healthcare environments pose unique infection control challenges for contractors and workers. ECRI Institute recognizes that taking the construction worker away from the field for training is costly...

2014-06-30 08:31:03

TRU-D is a portable UV disinfection system with Sensor360 technology, which automatically calculates the pathogen-lethal UV dose required for disinfecting health care environments WATERLOO, Iowa, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is the latest to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot equipped with the only infection prevention data collection and reporting software on the market. TRU-D is now in use at Covenant Medical Center...

2014-06-27 12:27:01

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health today is advising patients of a Lycoming County dentist that they might be at risk for infection after an investigation discovered the dental facility did not follow appropriate infection control procedures. A joint investigation by the Departments of Health and State recently found Dr. David J. Clouser did not follow appropriate procedures to properly clean, disinfect or sterilize dental...


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