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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...

2014-02-24 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,...

2014-02-21 12:24:15

The Law Firm of Jonathan C. Reiter offers information about the legal rights of those who contract MRSA during a hospital stay. NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Hospitals are required to take steps to maintain a safe and healthy environment for patients and visitors. When they fail to do so patient exposure to illness and infection often results. One of the most problematic occurrences faced by many patients in a hospital setting is the risk of contracting MRSA. MRSA is...

2014-02-11 16:24:42

Real-time Monitoring of Hand Hygiene Activity Provides Actionable Data for Helping to Decrease Infections, Lower Readmissions and Improve Patient Safety CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- (HIMSS booth #1483) - 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 line-up of electronic monitoring hand hygiene solutions to the...

2014-02-06 16:24:37

"A frightening clinical scenario." ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highly virulent and nearly completely resistant to antibiotics, a pathogen that occurred in nature at least once and created with shocking ease in the lab poses a "catastrophic threat" to the U.S. health care system, the lead investigator of the research tells Hospital Infection Control & Prevention. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140206/CL60818LOGO) "This conjugated strain killed [lab] mice...

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...


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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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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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