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2014-01-29 12:20:23

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" such as MRSA, C. difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is now being used by rescue personnel for the first time. In order to prevent EMS paramedics and transport patients from coming in contact with these deadly pathogens, West Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first in the nation...

2014-01-24 11:42:45

3-year evaluation identifies what's working and the challenges that remain for national effort Independent evaluators have found that measurable progress in reducing the rates of some targeted HAIs has been achieved under the umbrella of a national plan to prevent HAIs that was developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The evaluation appears in a special February supplement to Medical Care. The journal is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of...

2014-01-24 08:21:59

Patient care research institute highlights Antimicrobial Copper in annual Hospital C-Suite Watch List NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. based non-profit health organization dedicated to researching the best approaches to patient care has listed Antimicrobial Copper as one of the top 10 technologies to watch in its 2014 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List. Copper earned this distinction from the ECRI Institute less than one year after a groundbreaking study found that copper kills...

2014-01-23 08:31:19

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Medizone International, Inc. (MZEI:OB, MZEI:QB). In what is believed to be an important first, an entire ward at a public hospital remains 100% free from MRSA for 6 months after a major outbreak is quashed - thanks to the introduction of a new hospital room disinfection technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140123/SF51221) In early June 2013, seven patient rooms on a 14 room ward at Quinte Health Care's Belleville...

2014-01-20 12:24:25

ALBANY, New York., January 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market (Pneumonia, UTI, Blood Stream, Surgical Site, MRSA Infection, and Others) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global hospital acquired disease testing market was valued at USD 2.2 billionin 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 19.3% from 2013 to 2019, to...

2014-01-15 08:21:03

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented effort to curb the spread of "superbugs" such as MRSA, C. difficile and TB in ambulances and other transport vehicles, an advanced and portable UV germicidal lamp manufactured by MRSA-UV is now being used by rescue personnel for the first time. In order to prevent EMS paramedics and transport patients from coming in contact with these deadly pathogens, West Palm Beach Fire Rescue is the first in the nation...

2014-01-15 04:21:44

TAIPEI, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TaiGen Biotechnology Company, Limited ("TaiGen") today announced that they have signed an exclusive agreement with R-Pharm, a leading Russian pharmaceutical company, to develop and commercialize nemonoxacin (Taigexyn(®)) in the Russian Federation, Turkey and other members of the Commonwealth Independent States (CIS). Nemonoxacin is a novel antibiotic for the treatment of bacterial infections including those caused by drug-resistant bacteria....

2014-01-13 08:27:46

BD MAX(TM) MRSA XT Assay with eXTended Detection Technology Receives FDA Clearance BALTIMORE, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leading global medical technology company, announced today it has received FDA clearance to market the BD MAX(TM) MRSA XT Assay for use on the fully-automated BD MAX(TM) System. This is the second assay from BD Diagnostics capable of detecting newly emerging MRSA strains with the...

2014-01-09 23:28:24

Staph Infection Secrets designed by Hubert Walinski is the latest program that teaches people how to relieve their staph infection symptoms. Is the Staph Infection Secrets review on the site Vinamy.com trustworthy? Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Staph infections are caused by staphylococcus bacteria, a type of germ that is found on the skin or in the nose of even healthy individuals. Staph Infection Secrets is the latest program that teaches people how to relieve their staph...

2014-01-10 00:20:38

Wireless technology and real-time Big Data analytics boost hand hygiene 20% YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. and COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- OhioHealth and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a collaboration to aid in the prevention of infections using a first-of-a-kind network of wireless sensors and real-time Big Data analytics that measure hand-washing practices. OhioHealth will use the technology to provide hospital administrators with real-time data that can be used to reduce...


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