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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...

2013-09-16 12:27:09

Evidence at the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) conference underscores the need to eliminate microorganisms from all surfaces in the healthcare environment INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In the fight against healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), hard surface disinfection is not enough. Dangerous pathogens can lurk on all types of surfaces in healthcare environments, including soft surfaces like privacy curtains. Recent findings show that 92 percent of...

2013-09-11 07:55:36

Simply replacing the connector in the IV system in patients with central lines could help reduce deadly bloodstream infections, researchers at Georgia Regents University have found. A central line or central catheter is a tube placed in a patient's arm or chest to help deliver fluids, blood, or medications through the large veins near the heart. A connector sits at the top of the catheter and serves as the entry point for the fluid pathway inside – any fluid that goes in or comes out of...

2013-09-10 23:20:32

A leader in infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software teams up with a top consultancy in medications management to help hospitals around the world address the complex clinical and data analysis challenges of antimicrobial stewardship and infectious disease management. CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 ICNet® Systems, Inc., which provides infection surveillance and pharmacy stewardship software to more than 1,200 hospitals globally, and Visante®, Inc., a...

2013-09-09 12:27:12

LAUSANNE, Switzerland and KOLKATA, India, September 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Debiopharm Group (Debiopharm), the Swiss-based global biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the development of prescription drugs that target unmet medical needs, including oncology as well as companion diagnostics, and TCG Lifesciences Limited (TCGLS) a leading contract research services company in the area of early drug discovery and development, today announced the signature of an exclusive...

2013-09-09 08:26:26

-- ReliaFit(TM) reduces the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), device leakage and healthcare-acquired skin injuries FERNDALE, Mich., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReliaFit(TM) Male Urinary Management Device, recently introduced into the acute care market by Eloquest Healthcare(®), Inc., addresses challenges identified by Infection Preventionists in a recent Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) poll. (Logo:...

2013-09-05 23:25:45

MRSAid™ was recently featured in the 2013 ICPIC (International Consortium for Prevention & Infection Control) Innovation Award received by the Vancouver General Hospital infection control team lead by Dr. Elizabeth Bryce. The VGH team was the winner of this prestigious global recognition for pioneering a novel universal decolonization protocol involving Ondine’s Photodisinfection technology, MRSAid. Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Ondine Biomedical Inc. is...

2013-09-05 12:27:30

The Market for Hospital-Acquired Infection Control (Sterilization, Disinfection, Testing and Treatment) research report by Kalorama Information is now available through RnRMarketResearch.com. DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This report focuses on preventing, testing and treating hospital-acquired infections in the healthcare environment. The major consideration is given to bacterial nosocomial infections because a) they are the most frequent type of infections spread in...

2013-09-05 08:29:13

Lurking 'superbugs' take refuge in these top 10 spots MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 100,000 Americans die annually from health care-associated infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's more than the death toll from AIDS, breast cancer and car accidents combined. Despite this alarming statistic, many Americans still view hospitals as safe havens, but that could change as news of the rising number of hospital-acquired infections...


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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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