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2014-02-04 08:34:12

--Vestagen Has Rights to Patented Schoeller Technologies that Repel Fluids and Contaminants and Keep Wearers Cool and Dry-- ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vestagen Technical Textiles, Inc., today announced that it has obtained worldwide rights from Schoeller Technologies AG to certain technologies that are integral to the unique properties of Vestex(®), the first of its families of active barrier protective fabrics that are clinically proven to prevent or reduce the...

2014-01-29 12:26:55

Nursing community invited to learn about new technology to enhance patient safety and lower spread of infection CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 29, 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 present its DebMed® GMS(TM) (Group Monitoring System) at The American Nurses Association (ANA) 2014 Quality Conference and the...

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...

2014-01-22 11:28:49

Recommendations to help prevent health-care-associated infections transmitted through clothing New guidance from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) provides recommendations to prevent transmission of healthcare-associated infections through healthcare personnel (HCP) attire in non-operating room settings. The guidance was published online in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the SHEA, along with a review of patient and...

2014-01-21 23:03:19

Company aids effort aimed at promoting the development of antimicrobial stewardship programs, saving lives and reducing healthcare costs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 ICNet Systems is one of a select few vendors working with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to demonstrate its Antimicrobial Use & Resistance Module (AUR). So far, three ICNet client hospitals have successfully submitted data. As a result of this work, the CDC’s National Healthcare Safety...

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...

2014-01-13 23:03:43

Metrex has announced the release of Infection Prevention's Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Metrex™, a leader in Infection Prevention, has announced the release of Infection Prevention’s Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility. The 7 Critical Touch Points are the most critical areas in the healthcare environment in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). HAIs can...

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 12:22:20

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hussey Copper, a leader in copper manufacturing, with support from Lynn Tilton and Patriarch Partners, today launches a new line of home improvement products that fight deadly bacteria*(1) known to lurk on surfaces. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140109/NE43441LOGO ) This is the first time antimicrobial solid-surface items are available at the retail level. Bathroom sinks, wall plates, push/pull plates, cabinet pulls and tile...

2014-01-07 12:27:20

Healthcare company announces the world's first IBM style, backlit, washable keyboard, in response to contaminated computer keyboards in hospitals. LAS VEGAS, Nev., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seal Shield, LLC, Jacksonville, FL, today announced the Silver Seal Glow(TM) backlit, waterproof keyboard. Developed for the healthcare market, the Silver Seal Glow(TM) is the world's first waterproof, backlit, natural style keyboard constructed with antimicrobial product protection. Unlike...


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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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