Industry News, Press Releases, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Tru-D SmartUVC Awarded Supplier Contract with Vizient, Inc.

Tru-D SmartUVC recently signed a supplier contract agreement with Vizient, Inc., the largest member-owned health care company in the country. Vizient serves a diverse membership and customer base that includes academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, community hospitals, integrated health delivery networks and non-acute health care providers. “Becoming an approved Vizient supplier

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Posted 02.02.17
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UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

From Science and Technology Research News:  A new tool — a type of ultraviolet light called UVC — could aid hospitals in the ongoing battle to keep drug-resistant bacteria from lingering in patient rooms and causing new infections. Some hospitals have already begun using UVC machines in addition to standard

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Posted 02.01.17
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“There’s ‘clean,’ and then there’s ‘ St. Jude clean.’”

According to our friends at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., “There’s ‘clean,’ and then there’s ‘St. Jude clean.'” Tru-D is proud to play a role in helping to keep infection rates low at this world renowned children’s research hospital. “In Environmental Services, we do a great job of

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Posted 01.30.17
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Tru-D SmartUVC Added to Mission Hospital’s Arsenal of Infection Prevention Protocols

Memphis, TN and Mission Viejo, CA– January 24, 2017—Mission Hospital, a member of the St. Joseph Hoag Health network has added a new layer of proactive protection against the spread of infections in its facility. In addition to stringent manual cleaning processes by the facility’s environmental care services (EVS) team,

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Posted 01.25.17
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Becker’s Infection Control: Enhancing terminal room cleaning with UV light can cut superbug transmission

Adding ultraviolet-C light disinfection to standard terminal room disinfection practices can reduce transmission drug-resistant organisms by a cumulative 30 percent, according to a study led by Duke Health and published in The Lancet. The trial took place from 2012 to 2014 at nine hospitals — three Duke University Health System

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Posted 01.19.17
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