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2014-03-26 12:29:30

National and state data detail threat of healthcare-associated infections and opportunities for further improvements ATLANTA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. patients has at least one infection contracted during the course of their hospital care, adding up to about 722,000 infections in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of...

2014-03-26 08:29:31

iTRU-D proves to be valuable tool for thorough disinfection of operating suites CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) will showcase its exclusive cloud-based infection prevention tracking technology, iTRU-D, at the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses Surgical Conference and Expo 2014 in Chicago, Ill., March 30 through April 1. Company leadership will demonstrate how TRU-D and the new innovative technology work together to provide customized reports,...

2014-03-20 08:30:19

Hospital is first in the Bay Area to deploy UV germ-killing disinfection technology SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Connor Hospital is the first hospital in the Bay Area to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), a pathogen-eliminating robot that uses powerful ultraviolet light to kill harmful viruses, bacteria and fungi that are responsible for health care-associated infections. Short for Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection, TRU-D "finishes the job" after a hospital staff...

2014-03-19 08:28:33

ALBANY, New York, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ResearchMoz.us includes new market research report "Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market 2019 [http://www.researchmoz.us/sterilization-equipment-market-global-industry-size-market-share-trends-analysis-and-forecasts-2012-2018-report.html ] " to its huge collection of research reports. Researchmoz presents this most up-to-date research on Sterilization Equipment and Disinfectants Market (...

2014-03-18 23:20:47

Disposable surgical instruments may help prevent infections like the fatal neurological disease 18 patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to. Yakima, WA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to NBC News' Feb. 10, 2014 report, eighteen patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) because of improperly sterilized surgical tools. This rare brain disease causes failed memory, blindness, and coma, among other symptoms, and kills 90% of patients...

2014-03-17 08:29:53

Collaboration combines Kimberly-Clark's operating room expertise and 3M's innovative solutions to deliver exceptional surgical and infection prevention portfolio offering ROSWELL, Ga. and ST. PAUL, Minn., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care and 3M Infection Prevention Division today announced a unique alliance to deliver best-in-class surgical and infection prevention solutions to hospitals and healthcare facilities in the U.S. "At Kimberly-Clark, we have long...

2014-03-15 23:01:08

Infection Control Market report also studies the sterilization services market, which includes healthcare solutions, hospital sterilization services, and applied sterilization technologies.http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/infection-control-market-1084.html (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 The"Infection Control Market - Sterilization (ETO Sterilization, E-Beam, Gamma, Steam, Low Temperature, Contract Services) & Disinfection (Endoscope Reprocessing, Disinfectant, Disinfector,...

2014-03-06 23:28:27

HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The HyGreen Hand Hygiene Reminding and Recording System will be deployed in 25 MoH hospitals supporting its goal of reducing hospital acquired infections through improved hand hygiene. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 HyGreen, Inc. today announced a collaborative partnership with The Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through its...

2014-03-06 23:23:47

Leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions announces changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label. Orangeburg, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 PDI, leader in providing Infection Prevention solutions, announced changes to the Super Sani-Cloth® Germicidal Disposable Wipes Master Label, including EPA acceptance on kill claims for three key microorganisms: Bordetella pertussis, Enterobacter cloacae (NDM-1 Positive) and Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC-2...

2014-03-05 12:26:47

Company to demonstrate expanded line-up including industry's first electronically monitored point-of-care dispenser; Hand hygiene's role in reducing healthcare-associated infections to be discussed by industry experts at AONE roundtable CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed(®), creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, will bring its expansive...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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