Hospital News, Press, Press Releases, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology

Germs Encounter Double the Trouble with Two Tru-D Robots Now Protecting Lima Memorial Health System

Lima Memorial Health System (LMHS), a leader in infection prevention, welcomed a second Tru-D SmartUVC, the most advanced UVC germ-eliminating robot available, to its infection prevention team. With the generous support of PotashCorp, LMHS purchased its first Tru-D SmartUVC robot in August and has been using the technology daily to

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Posted 12.17.15
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Press, Studies, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

November News Recap

In October, Tru-D solidified its place as the gold standard in UV disinfection when results of the most comprehensive clinical trial of UV disinfection were presented at IDWeek2015. This momentum continued through November with many in the health care industry recognizing the importance of these results. Additionally, we’ve been busy

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Posted 12.17.15
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HAIs, Industry News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Why Latest MRSA News Proves We Cannot Rely on Antibiotics Alone

A recent study found that one of the most common antibiotics used to treat Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, may unintentionally activate the body’s own pathogen-defense system and worsen this type of skin infection. Typically, physicians use a beta-lactam antibiotic to treat staph infections. And, the study clearly showed that mice

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Posted 11.19.15
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Becoming the Gold Standard in UV Room Disinfection: The Importance of Randomized Clinical Trials

In 2007, the first UV disinfection robot entered the health care market as a new technology, pioneering a new way to battle health care-associated infections. Yet, minimal scientific endorsement delayed its acceptance as a gold standard in infection prevention, leaving many patients at serious risk of developing deadly, but preventable,

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Posted 11.17.15
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HAIs, Hospital News, Press, Studies, Tru-D News

Duke Medicine study proves Tru-D efficacy in reducing HAIs by 30 percent

Read it here first! A new study from Duke Medicine has found that using a combination of chemicals and measured-dose UV light from Tru-D SmartUVC to disinfect patient rooms results in decreasing the transmission rates of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30 percent among those patients who stay overnight in

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Posted 10.12.15
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