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

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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Disinfection, Hospital News, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

“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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From Duke Health: UV Light Can Aid Hospitals’ Fight to Wipe Out Drug-Resistant Superbugs

From Duke Health: DURHAM, N.C. — 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 01.18.17
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Tru-D SmartUVC Validated by First-ever Randomized Clinical Trial on UV Disinfection

The pioneer in no-touch UV disinfection has now been validated by a CDC-funded randomized clinical trial. Tru-D SmartUVC, short for “total room ultraviolet disinfection,” was the device of choice for the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study which was recently published in The Lancet. The BETR-D study proves that

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Posted 01.17.17
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The Role of the Environment in Disinfection

  According to Marsha Barnden (2016) in the most recent AORN Journal, “’No-touch’ technology is swiftly changing the health care landscape, with continual advances in ultraviolet and visible light disinfection.” She continues stating, “No technology can take the place of manual cleaning and disinfection, but this emerging technology may be

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Posted 01.04.17
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