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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...

2014-03-05 12:26:19

PLEASANTON, Calif., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The long-term care industry faces a multitude of challenges when it comes to keeping residents happy and healthy, including maintaining cleanliness and reducing the risk of the 1.5 million infections estimated to occur in long-term care facilities each year.[1],[2] Clorox Professional Products Company recently surveyed U.S. adults with a friend or family member in a long-term care facility and found they cite the risk of infection as a top...

2014-03-04 12:26:41

AKRON, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigate Your Health .... Safety is the theme of Patient Safety Awareness Week, led by the National Patient Safety Foundation, March 2 - March 8, 2014. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is joining with the National Patient Safety Foundation and hospitals across America to recognize the critical importance of patient safety. "We know one of the single most important measures...

2014-02-26 12:25:48

Leads Charge to Prove Soft Surface Fabrics Are Essential for a More Complete Infection Prevention Program SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Biomaterials, Inc., manufacturer of X-STATIC® Antimicrobial Technology announced a call for research proposals to generate hard evidence supporting the need for soft surface bacterial management in healthcare settings. The call for proposals comes after newly released recommendations from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology...

2014-02-25 16:29:04

Industry Leaders Team Up to Offer Hospitals Integrated Solutions BATESVILLE, Ind., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hill-Rom, a worldwide provider of clinical workflow solutions for hospitals, has announced major partnerships with GOJO, makers of Purell® hand sanitizer, and TeleTracking Technologies, a world leader in real-time health care patient flow systems, to co-market integrations with the Hill-Rom(®) Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution. The partnerships debuted this week at...

2014-02-25 12:28:19

Room Temperature Process Enhances Innovation Potential for Medical Device Manufacturers LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantel Medical Corp. (NYSE: CMN) announces that the REVOX® Sterilization Solutions business is now registered to the EN ISO 13485:2003 quality standards. The room temperature, Peracetic Acid/Hydrogen Peroxide (PAA) vacuum vapor process enables effective sterilization of heat and/or chemical sensitive medical, drug delivery, diagnostic, and...

2014-02-25 12:28:07

Seal Shield LLC unveils new air purification system at HiMSS healthcare show, Booth 6445 ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield LLC, Jacksonville, FL, today announced the AeroShield(TM) PC Enclosure and Air Purification System. Developed for the healthcare market, the AeroShield(TM) is the world's first computer enclosure designed for infection prevention. Utilizing Airocide(TM) technology developed by NASA, the AeroShield(TM) destroys organic pathogens in the air...

2014-02-24 12:26:34

Seal Shield, LLC introduces new waterproof and antimicrobial protected keyboard, at HIMSS healthcare show (booth # 6445). ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield, LLC, Jacksonville, FL, today announced the Clean Wipe(TM) Medical Grade Keyboard. Developed for the healthcare market, the Clean Wipe(TM) is the world's first waterproof (IP-68), chiclet style keyboard constructed with antimicrobial product protection. The Seal Shield Clean Wipe(TM) is a low profile,...

2014-02-19 12:22:37

Approach Bundles Advanced UV Technology with Trusted Surface Disinfectants to Eliminate Bacteria from Hospital Rooms Effectively and Efficiently OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies prove that pathogens, such as Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) and MRSA, can persist on environmental surfaces for months at a time[i] and can be found facility-wide in non-isolation rooms.[ii] Clorox Healthcare, already known for its line of innovative hospital disinfectants, is now...


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