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2013-10-09 08:28:38

Independent Lab Results Demonstrate Success in Killing CRE "Superbug" FORT COLLINS, Colo., Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent report issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every year more than two million people develop infections that are resistant to antibiotics. Specific healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are classified as urgent threats and affect approximately 1.7 million people annually across the United States, leading to death in nearly 99,000...

2013-10-08 23:25:51

A leading private hospital operator serving 8 million privately insured patients deploys an automated system to prevent outbreaks of infection diseases and free infection control staff to concentrate on improving clinical care. Johannesburg, South Africa and Gloucestershire, United Kingdom (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Life Healthcare, a leading private hospital operator in South Africa and Botswana with 46 acute-care facilities serving 8 million privately insured patients, has signed an...

MRSA Spread In ICUs Can Be Reduced By Universal Gown And Glove Policies
2013-10-06 05:40:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The use of disposable gowns and gloves in all intensive care unit (ICU) patient rooms could reduce the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) by roughly 40 percent, according to new research published Friday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health System Center for Healthcare Solutions reported in...

2013-10-02 08:30:54

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Both the World Health Organization's (WHO's) Five Moments for Hand Hygiene standard and the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare Lean Six Sigma Hand Hygiene project recognize that it is essential for hand sanitizer to be immediately accessible to healthcare workers without having to leave the patient environment. Having hand sanitizer nearby enables staff to clean their hands quickly and easily at the critical point...

2013-10-02 08:20:45

Zylast(TM) Saves Money and Reduces Hospital-Acquired Infections, Illness and Absenteeism LAKE FOREST, Calif., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative BioDefense Inc. (IBD), manufacturer of Zylast(TM) and veteran-founded Camarillo, CA-based Golden State Medical Supply, Inc. (GSMS) a trusted distributor of quality-assured pharmaceuticals, announced today a joint venture to sell the Zylast line of broad-spectrum, persistent antimicrobial products to the government, with a focus on the...

2013-09-30 23:44:15

d’oliveira & Associates has posted a new informational graphic about healthcare infections. The law firm works some of the more experienced medical malpractice lawyers and there is no fee unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Hospital infections can be caused by improper sterilization practices, unsanitary hospital conditions, or using single-use medical devices for multiple patients. Government statistics show that every 1.7 million people contract a...

2013-09-27 08:25:31

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What: Recent scientific, clinical and economic rationale for improving hand hygiene have been studied, showing evidence that the typical way hand hygiene is monitored (direct observation) as well as the "two moments" practice of cleaning hands only at the entry and exit of a patient's room should no longer be the "standard." During the upcoming International Infection Prevention Conference in London, the presentation, "Electronic...

2013-09-26 23:23:03

Hill-Rom (NYSE: HRC), a leading manufacturer and provider of medical technologies, and Edison Nation Medical, a medical invention developer and online resource for health care innovation, have formed a partnership to conduct a worldwide search for medical invention ideas to address patient infections that occur within health care environments. Hill-Rom and Edison Nation Medical are seeking ideas from health care providers and the public for new products, or improvements to existing ones,...

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...

2013-09-18 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...


Latest Nosocomial infection Reference Libraries

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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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