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2014-05-07 11:09:15

Prioritized strategies to reduce prevalence of C. difficile in healthcare settings With rates of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) now rivaling drug-resistant Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) as the most common bacteria to cause healthcare-associated infections, new expert guidance encourages healthcare institutions to implement and prioritize prevention efforts for this infectious diarrhea. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and...

2014-05-07 11:07:28

Surgical site infection guidelines provide real-world strategies Surgical site infections (SSIs) are the most common and costly healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in the United States. New evidence-based recommendations provide a framework for healthcare institutions to prioritize and implement strategies to reduce the number of infections. The guidelines are published in the June issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology and were produced in a collaborative effort led by...

2014-05-07 08:32:23

--First Major Licensing Agreement and National Retail Agreement for Protective Garments Made from Vestagen's Vestex® Fabric that Is Clinically Proven to Reduce Acquisition and Retention of Dangerous Contaminants-- ORLANDO, Fla., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc., today announced that it has entered into agreements with Scrubs AC, Inc., d/b/a allheart, to produce and distribute protective garments for the healthcare sector manufactured using Vestagen's...

2014-05-06 23:06:45

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Disposable Medical Gloves markets. Global market for Disposable Medical Gloves is forecast to reach US$5.5 billion by 2020, buoyed by the adoption of strict infection control practices in hospitals worldwide, increasing shift towards superior glove materials, and rising healthcare expenditure in developing countries. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Given the critical role they play in protecting...

2014-05-05 23:10:58

WetKeys Washable Keyboards launches a waterproof computer keyboard cleaning guide providing suggestions on how to properly clean and sanitize computer input devices to help stop the spread of drug-resistant germs and cross-contamination leading to Health Care Acquired Infections (HCAIs). The release of the keyboard cleaning guide coincides with the World Health Organization’s global campaign, “SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands”. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 In support of the World...

2014-05-03 23:01:00

Transparency Market Research published a new report "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market: Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2019" to its report store. Browse full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/hospital-acquired-disease-testing.html Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 03, 2014 According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market (Pneumonia, UTI, Blood Stream, Surgical Site,...

2014-05-02 16:24:15

Regional and National Healthcare Leaders to Discuss Best Practices for Increasing Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The upcoming Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality (GAHQ) Patient Safety Summit aims to continually improve the quality of healthcare in Georgia by providing and supporting a strong education and networking process for members. The GAHQ is the state affiliate of the National Association for Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). Experts will come...

2014-05-01 12:33:01

Global spread of MERS and other deadly viruses and infections highlights need for improved sanitizer delivery devices and protocols SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HandyTizer, a California Limited Liability Company, has entered into an agreement to distribute the Orbel hand sanitizer applicator throughout North America. The patented Orbel (TM) will fill a market void in North America for a readily accessible, simple to use, and highly effective disposable alcohol-based...

2014-05-01 12:31:49

WHO raises role of hand hygiene in combatting hospital associated infections and antimicrobial resistance AKRON, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO) annually marks May 5 with its SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign. GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is a strong supporter of this campaign and works with the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness and enlist hospitals across...

2014-04-30 12:30:48

DUBLIN, Apr. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9drj5b/hospital_acquired) has announced the addition of the "Hospital Acquired Disease Testing Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report covers the market analysis for various diagnostic tests performed to detect hospital associated infections, also...


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2011-04-14 13:29:59

Acinetobacter baumannii is a species of pathogenic bacteria that is resistant to most antibiotics. Some think the disease is killing tens of thousands of U.S. hospital patients each year due to its resistance to drug treatment. It can cause severe pneumonia and infections of the urinary tract, bloodstream, and other parts of the body. It forms opportunistic infections including reports of attacking wounded soldiers and is sometimes abbreviated as MDRAB. It is the most relevant human...

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