Disinfection, HAIs, Hospital News, Industry News

Tru-D Fights Germs at Army Hospitals

Three Tru-D SmartUVC robots, have arrived at Brian Allgood Army Community Hospital (BAACH) in Yongsan, South Korea. Tru-D, short for “Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection,” is a 5-foot-5 germ-killing robot that is deployed in patient and operating rooms after an environmental services (ES) professional cleans the area with traditional cleaning protocols.

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Posted 07.31.17
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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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HAIs, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Superbugs Continue to be on the Rise

According to a recent article in Becker’s Hospital Review, superbugs are on the rise, and many of the deaths due to these infections are not being tracked. In the U.S., the CDC reports that 1 in 25 patients contract a hospital-acquired infection during their stay. Further, according to the report, “The

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Posted 09.29.16
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Cell Phones & HAIs: All That Texting Could Make Someone Sick

It’s not just the room and environment that could be contributing to the spread of infectious diseases. A recent study found that of 100 mobile phones sampled, 30 were contaminated with bacteria. According to the findings, caregivers had the highest likelihood of carrying mobile phones that were contaminated, with the

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Posted 09.07.16
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HAIs, Industry News, Studies, Tru-D Technology

Tru-D SmartUVC Validated by New Paper on UV Disinfection

In advance of the publication of the first-ever, randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection, the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection (BETR-D) study, researchers are making bold claims in the case of UV disinfection. A recent paper, No touch technologies for environmental decontamination: focus on ultraviolet devices and hydrogen peroxide

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Posted 07.21.16
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