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Marshall County Hospital Deploys First Germ-eliminating Robot

Marshall County Hospital in Benton, Kentucky, has added a new member to its environmental services (ES) team to proactively reduce the risk of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). The new addition, Tru-D SmartUVC, short for “total room ultraviolet disinfection,” is a UV disinfection robot that uses UVC light energy to kill deadly

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Posted 08.02.17
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Terminal Room Cleaning: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Today we are featuring an article by Tru-D’s Director of Clinical Affairs, Ralph Taylor, RN, MSN, MHA, CNOR. . Ralph has more than two decades of experience in health care and was also a Tru-D end user, successfully implementing Tru-D in several hospitals in Florida. AORN recommends terminal cleaning be

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Posted 06.28.17
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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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Do We Manage Dwell Time Requirements for Disinfectant Solutions?

For the next two weeks, we will feature a two-part series on Dwell Time Management from Tru-D’s Director of Program Management, Cathy Campbell. If you’re at APIC this week, June 14-16, be sure to stop by Tru-D’s booth #808 to ask Cathy any questions you have. The relationship between cleaning

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Posted 06.14.17
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Industry News, Press, Studies, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized, Videos

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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