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2013-12-04 16:25:43

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What: As increasing patient safety, reducing costs, and lowering readmissions remain high priorities for healthcare systems across the U.S., improved methods for encouraging increased hand hygiene to help meet these goals are being discussed. On Tuesday, December 10, during the Institute for Healthcare Improvement 25th Annual National Forum in Orlando, Fla., the presentation "Lead the Change to Improved Patient Safety and Quality:...

2013-12-03 23:33:50

American Sentinel University’s new e-book, ‘Are You Prepared to Identify and Prevent the Three Infections That Make Up Two-Thirds of All Health Care Associated Infections?’ helps nurses build the clinical skills to minimize the occurrence of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and is a go-to resource for basic intervention methods and prevention measures for a successful nursing career. Download the free e-book at http://ppc.americansentinel.edu/hai-ebook. AURORA, Colo (PRWEB)...

2013-12-03 12:26:36

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HyGreen, Inc., maker of the first electronic hand hygiene reminding and recording system, announced today a partnership and distribution agreement with HCS-Medical to build strategic relationships with federal healthcare markets and distribute its HyGreen Hand Hygiene System. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/MN26253) Every year, failure to wash hands causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. as organisms are...

2013-11-21 23:30:18

Ondine Biomedical is pleased to announce that a second hospital, Abbotsford Hospital in British Columbia Canada, will be implementing its MRSAid Nasal Decolonization System in order to reduce the rate of surgical site infections. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is pleased to announce that a second hospital in British Columbia, Canada will be implementing its MRSAid™ Nasal Decolonization System in order to reduce the rate of surgical site...

2013-11-20 23:20:32

Edison Nation Medical, medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline Industries, Inc. for the GoGown™, a revolutionary disposable isolation gown designed by health care entrepreneur Ginny Porowski to reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). Charlotte, N.C. (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 Edison Nation Medical medical device incubator and health care innovation portal, announces a licensing agreement with Medline...

2013-11-19 12:29:26

GAINESVILLE, Fla., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- HyGreen, Inc., maker of the first electronic hand hygiene reminding and recording system, announced today a partnership and distribution agreement with Unison Group to build strategic relationships with GPOs and IDNs to market and distribute its HyGreen Hand Hygiene System. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131119/MN19119) Every year, failure to wash hands causes thousands of deaths in the U.S. as organisms are...

2013-11-12 12:27:22

Flu vaccine and diligent hand hygiene are important measures to decrease the spread of infection AKRON, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Health professionals and organizations are encouraging the public to take preventative measures to decrease the spread of illness during cold and flu season. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends "3 Actions to Fight the Flu([1]"): -- Take the time to get a flu vaccine, -- Take everyday preventative actions,...

2013-11-01 23:03:13

Infection Control Market report categorizes the global infection control market on the basis of technology, services, and applications. http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/infection-control-market-1084.html (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 The"Infection Control Market - Sterilization (ETO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector, Face Mask, Drapes, Surgical Gowns, Wipes) -...

2013-11-01 08:27:03

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Nov. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN) announced today that for the second consecutive year, it was named to the Forbes list of the "100 Best Small Companies in America." The Company was ranked number 67 on the Forbes 2013 list. Cantel's President and CEO, Andrew Krakauer stated, "We are pleased to have been recognized for the success the Company has achieved both this year and over the past five years. I share this honor with our 1,300...

2013-10-30 23:35:08

A new, revolutionary medical product that solves a worldwide health issue: How to reduce hospital-acquired infections. Chico, CA (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Nearly 100,000 people die each year from preventable Nosocomial infections according to public health reports from March-April 2007 (http://www.infectionpreventiontextiles.com/HAI-101.php). Infections from Staphylococcus species including MRSA are a worldwide concern; the bacteria often colonize and infect patients in hospital and...