Disinfection, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

How Do We Manage “Dose” Requirements for UV Disinfection?

In part 1 of our series on “Humans Managing Disinfectant Dwell Time,” Cathy Campbell, Tru-D’s Director of Program Management, shared a concept of having to manage “dwell time” of disinfectant solutions to effectively kill pathogens.  We might agree it’s difficult to maintain vigilance around “watching the solution dry” or ensuring the

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Posted 06.21.17
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UNC-TV Releases New Video Featuring Tru-D and the BETR-D Study

The University of North Carolina’s “UNC-TV” has released a new video on the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the first and only randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study proved that Tru-D could cut transmission of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30% among patients who entered the

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Posted 05.18.17
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From Duke Health: UVC Light Helps Hospitals Fight Drug-Resistant Superbugs

From Clinical Practice Today by Duke Health:

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Posted 05.10.17
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BETR-D Study Shows 11% C. diff Reduction

Shield Design with 11% Hospital C. Diff Reduction

The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study is the first and only randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study’s primary outcome showed that enhanced terminal room disinfection strategies that utilized Tru-D reduced the risk of acquisition and infection by a cumulative 30 percent among patients who entered the

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Posted 04.26.17
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Q&A With Chesapeake Regional Healthcare

Chesapeake Regional Healthcare was one of the nine hospitals that participated in the CDC-funded, $2M Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study was conducted from 2012-2014 throughout the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, and, during that time, CRH saw a 12 percent reduction in its

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Posted 04.19.17
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