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Alamance Regional joins CDC-funded “Germ-Killing Robot” study.

December 28, 2012, Burlington, NC – Alamance Regional Medical Center of Burlington, North Carolina, has joined a select group of hospitals participating in a CDC-sponsored infection-reduction study. The two-year study will measure the effectiveness of using advanced, no-touch environmental UV disinfection technology to reduce infections. Tru-D SmartUVC was selected for

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Posted 12.28.12
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Tru-D SmartUVC Reduced Bacterial Counts Even With the Deck Stacked Against It

San Diego, Calif., Nov.2, 2012 — In a presentation at IDWeek 2012, and reported in Medscape Medical News, Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, from the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, issued an announcement that in a multicenter, prospective study, Tru-D SmartUVC was effective in decreasing levels of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE), Clostridium

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Posted 12.02.12
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Baptist Easley Hospital on Leading Edge of Medical Care in the Carolinas With Adoption of Tru-D SmartUVC™ Germicidal System

First hospital in upstate South Carolina to integrate powerful automated cleaning solution into their daily cleaning protocols. Easley, S. C., Nov. 1, 2012 — Baptist Easley Hospital is the first hospital in upstate South Carolina to integrate an advanced, automated, no-touch environmental disinfection system into its daily cleaning protocols. Officials

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Posted 11.01.12
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Hospital environmental surface contamination contributes to transmissible infection at the same level as direct patient contact.

San Antonio, Texas, June 13, 2012 — During opening ceremonies of the 2012 APIC Conference (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology), Keynote Speaker William Rutala, MPH, PhD, CIC, delivered the Elaine Larson Lectureship discussing advances in hospital disinfection and sterilization techniques. Rutala serves as Director of Hospital Epidemiology,

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Posted 06.13.12
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Researchers use automated UV disinfection to prevent Clostridium difficile in Veterans (VA) Long Term Care Facility.

Cleveland, Ohio, May 31, 2012– In a recently published article ‘Decontamination with Ultraviolet Radiation to Prevent Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in 2 Roommates in a Long-Term Care Facility’; Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 05/2012, researchers shared the results of a trial that used Tru-D SmartUVC™ to prevent coincident recurrent CDI

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Posted 05.21.12
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