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The “Tru” Cost of HAIs

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are one of the most common causes of death and also one of the most costly for hospitals and health care facilities. According to the CDC, in 2011, there were an estimated 722,000 HAIs in U.S. acute care hospitals. Additionally, about 75,000 patients with HAIs died during

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Posted 11.30.16
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Hospital News, Press, Press Releases, Tru-D News, Uncategorized

Archbold Memorial Hospital Adds Tru-D Robot to EVS Team

Archbold Memorial Hospital has added a layer of protection to complement its existing infection prevention strategies. The hospital recently implemented Tru-D SmartUVC—a UV disinfection robot—to help reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections. Once a room is cleaned using traditional cleaning methods, Tru-D is rolled in to complete the disinfection process.

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Posted 11.21.16
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Disinfection, HAIs, Hospital News, Press, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Pocono Medical Center Adds Tru-D Robot to EVS Team

The following recently appeared in Lehigh Valley Business: It may be technology’s answer to Mr. Clean. Pocono Medical Center’s purchase of a robotic disinfection device is part of its quest to dramatically lower the risk of hospital-acquired infections as part of a “Zero Campaign” launched in March. “A growing problem

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Posted 11.16.16
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Tru-D Used in Preventing New Drug-resistant Fungal Infection

Federal officials last Friday issued an alert to the medical community to watch for a strain of yeast infection that is particularly hard to diagnose. Candida auris is a globally-emerging, invasive, multidrug-resistant fungus. Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Jersey was one of the first hospitals to report a case of

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Posted 11.08.16
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Industry News, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology

Takeaways from IDWeek 2016

Tru-D continues to be validated by leading researchers and was included in several presentations at IDWeek in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 26-30, 2016. Dr. William A. Rutala and other researchers from the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection (BETR-D) study released a poster abstract demonstrating Tru-D’s effectiveness in reducing 94% of

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Posted 11.01.16
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