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2013-09-23 12:25:48

Rubbermaid HYGEN(TM) Disposable Microfiber System Removes 99.9 Percent of Microbes WINCHESTER, Va., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), the leader in innovative, solutions-based commercial products, today announced the availability of the Rubbermaid HYGEN(TM) Disposable Microfiber System for efficient cleaning and infection prevention in the healthcare environment. The Rubbermaid HYGEN Disposable Microfiber System is designed and proven by...

2013-09-23 08:29:12

Designed to Increase Productivity and Flexibility, New DUO Cycle is Now Available for Both New and Installed STERRAD® 100NX® Systems IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) announced today the availability of an expanded STERRAD(®) 100NX(®) System with four cycle options, including the new DUO Cycle for sterilizing most flexible endoscopes and their associated cameras and light cords, including those from Olympus. Combining proven...

2013-09-18 12:31:18

The DebMed GMS® Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System Provides the Most Comprehensive Solution to Help Improve Compliance and Reduce Hospital Infections CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the hand hygiene solutions market, Frost & Sullivan awarded DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization (WHO) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene guidelines, the 2013 North...

2013-09-16 12:27:09

Evidence at the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) conference underscores the need to eliminate microorganisms from all surfaces in the healthcare environment INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the fight against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), hard surface disinfection is not enough. Dangerous pathogens can lurk on all types of surfaces in healthcare environments, including soft surfaces like privacy curtains. Recent findings show that 92 percent of...

2013-09-12 16:26:55

ROSWELL, Ga, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark today announced that it has been awarded a single-source, three-year purchasing agreement with Novation for its KIMGUARD Sterilization Wrap products. Under the terms of this agreement with Novation, the highest quality sterilization wrap with demonstrated clinical advantages and favorable cost benefits will be available to more than 65,000 members and affiliates of VHA Inc., UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista,...

2013-09-12 08:31:33

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership from Lumalier, makers of TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), will discuss with hospital leaders from around the country the benefits of adding the company's 5-foot-five germ-killing robot to environmental services routines during the Association for Healthcare Environment's Exchange 2013 Healthcare Marketplace on Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. The AHE Exchange provides industry leaders with the latest developments in...

2013-09-09 08:26:26

-- ReliaFit(TM) reduces the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), device leakage and healthcare-acquired skin injuries FERNDALE, Mich., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReliaFit(TM) Male Urinary Management Device, recently introduced into the acute care market by Eloquest Healthcare(®), Inc., addresses challenges identified by Infection Preventionists in a recent Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) poll. (Logo:...

2013-09-05 23:25:45

MRSAid™ was recently featured in the 2013 ICPIC (International Consortium for Prevention & Infection Control) Innovation Award received by the Vancouver General Hospital infection control team lead by Dr. Elizabeth Bryce. The VGH team was the winner of this prestigious global recognition for pioneering a novel universal decolonization protocol involving Ondine’s Photodisinfection technology, MRSAid. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is...

2013-09-05 12:28:33

KIMGUARD Family of Sterilization Wrap is the Most Validated Sterilization Wrap on the U.S. Market ROSWELL, Ga., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark announced today that it is the first and only manufacturer to receive 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use of the KIMGUARD ONE-STEP Sterilization Wrap portfolio with all Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP) STERRAD(®) Systems, including the new DUO Cycle for the STERRAD(®) 100NX(®) System. As...

2013-09-05 12:27:30

The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) research report by Kalorama Information is now available through RnRMarketResearch.com. DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report focuses on preventing, testing and treating hospital-acquired infections in the healthcare environment. The major consideration is given to bacterial nosocomial infections because a) they are the most frequent type of infections spread in...