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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HAIs, Industry News, Uncategorized

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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Disinfection, HAIs, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Getting to Know Superbugs: C. diff

Clostridium difficile, or C.diff as it’s commonly known, is one of the fastest growing superbugs in the world. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are more than 500,000 C. diff cases reported and more than 29,000 C. diff-related deaths each year within 30 days of diagnosis. C. diff

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Posted 06.29.16
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Disinfection, HAIs, Industry News, Studies, Uncategorized

APIC 2016: Recap, News and Highlights

The annual APIC conference was held June 10-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Leading infection preventionists from across the country gathered to learn about the newest practices and technologies to keep patients and staff safe in their hospital facilities. Tru-D enjoyed meeting attendees and learning from leading researchers in health care.

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Posted 06.15.16
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Disinfection, Industry News, Press Releases, Tru-D News, Uncategorized

The Pioneer in UV Disinfection to Exhibit at APIC

Tru-D SmartUVC, the pioneer in the UV disinfection space, will attend APIC, June 11-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. APIC delivers the largest annual conference of infection preventionists from across the U.S., and Tru-D invites the more than 2,500 attendees to stop by their booth #1026. “Tru-D is the only device

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Posted 06.06.16
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