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2014-06-06 23:10:01

PREVENT Life Safety will be exhibiting at the APIC Annual Conference, June 7-9, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Livermore, CA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 PREVENT Life Safety is pleased to announce they will be exhibiting at the APIC Annual Conference, June 7th – June 9th, 2014 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) Annual Conference provides an opportunity for infection prevention...

2014-06-06 16:24:08

Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer Hospitals Integrated Solutions CHICAGO, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a worldwide provider of clinical workflow solutions for the health care environment, has announced a new partnership with Ecolab®, a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, offering hand-hygiene solutions designed for the health care market. The partnership focuses on the Hill-Rom® Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution, which...

2014-06-05 12:31:12

Researchers also state the common practice of only tracking staff cleaning their hands as they go in and out of patient rooms puts patients at risk for infection and the World Health Organization hand hygiene guidelines represent a higher standard of care CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as they should has been proven accurate in a...

2014-06-05 08:28:46

Louisiana's top-ranked health system adds RL6:Infection to its suite of RL6 patient safety software TORONTO, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - RL Solutions, creators of easy-to-use healthcare quality and safety software, announced today that Ochsner Health System has successfully deployed RL6:Infection, RL's infection surveillance system, throughout its eight facilities. RL6:Infection will help Ochsner to prevent the spread of healthcare- acquired infections (HAI) and to support its...

2014-06-05 08:28:17

Foundation for highly acclaimed "Safe Hands" anti-infection program WOLVERHAMPTON, West Midlands, U.K., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Cross Hospital, part of The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, today announced a milestone of one million hand hygiene observations using TeleTracking Technologies, Inc.'s automated hand hygiene sensor as part of the 'Safe Hands' program. This compares to just 600 visual observations over the same time period. Safe Hands is a government-funded...

2014-06-04 08:31:31

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire "Champion's for Change" to lead the industry forward at this year's Association for Professionals in Infection Control (APIC) Annual Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 7-9, 2014. PDI is committed to innovation in education and products to meet the needs of customers on the front lines of infection prevention....

2014-06-03 12:27:21

PITTSBURGH, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hussey Copper, a leader in copper manufacturing, has entered into a new partnership with Cu Healthy Products, LLC(TM) of Morganton, N.C. to launch The Copper Shark(TM) touch tool made with the EPA registered MD-Cu(29) antimicrobial copper. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140109/NE43441LOGO Cu Healthy Products has designed an innovative shark-shaped touch tool used to minimize contact with potentially contaminated common surfaces found...

2014-06-03 08:32:45

Germ-eliminating robot boasts most innovative UV disinfection technology on the market. ANAHEIM, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's 41st Annual Conference, leadership from TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) will be demonstrating the UV disinfection robot's one-of-a-kind technology and discussing the role the device's newest innovation, iTRU-D, is playing at hospitals across the U.S., the U.K. and the Middle East. TRU-D...

2014-06-02 08:30:34

Data To Be Presented on Improving Cleansing Compliance Through StartClean Cleansing Program SAN DIEGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 41(st) Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, will launch three new products that are designed to help reduce surface contamination or the presence of microorganisms that can potentially cause infections during hospital stays...

2014-05-29 23:19:34

Healthcare facilities now have access to a daily-use sporicidal disinfectant cleaner with broad spectrum kill claims and more compatibility to many surfaces than bleach. Billerica, MA (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 SSS Navigator #62 Perisept Sporicidal Disinfectant Cleaner is now available through all Triple S dealers. This new EPA registered sporicidal disinfectant cleans and kills a broad spectrum of bacteria and organisms, including Clostridium difficile (C.diff) in just 2 minutes -- one of the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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