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Tru-D SmartUVC Helps Reduce C. diff Infections at Chesapeake Regional

With the help of a fleet of germ-eliminating UV robots, Chesapeake Regional Healthcare (CRH) experienced a marked decrease in its Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection rates. After participating in a study on UV disinfection and seeing significant results, CRH has invested in Tru-D SmartUVC to help with its infection rates.

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Posted 04.07.17
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BETR-D Study Timeline

The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the most comprehensive study on UV disinfection to date, was a cluster randomized, multicenter crossover study with 2×2 factorial design to evaluate the impact of enhanced terminal room disinfection on acquisition and infection caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). The two-year, $2M, CDC-funded study

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Posted 03.08.17
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Why Duke Chose Tru-D for the BETR-D Study

Tru-D was selected by Duke University and the BETR-D Research Team as the only automated disinfection system to be included in the first randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection after initial internal trials on Tru-D proved reliable, repeatable results. Tru-D is able to provide a consistent baseline of disinfection through its Sensor360®

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Posted 02.08.17
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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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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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