Industry News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

UV Disinfection Technology Becoming More Widely-adopted

    The pioneer in the UV disinfection industry, Tru-D SmartUVC placed the first UV robot in a health care facility in 2007.  With a commitment to innovation and excellent customer experiences, today Tru-D, short for “total room ultraviolet disinfection,” is deployed in hundreds of health care facilities. Tru-D’s basis

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Posted 01.11.17
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Disinfection, Studies, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

The Role of the Environment in Disinfection

  According to Marsha Barnden (2016) in the most recent AORN Journal, “’No-touch’ technology is swiftly changing the health care landscape, with continual advances in ultraviolet and visible light disinfection.” She continues stating, “No technology can take the place of manual cleaning and disinfection, but this emerging technology may be

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Posted 01.04.17
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Pocono Medical Center Strengthens Already Stringent Infection Prevention Protocols with Germ-fighting Robot

In an effort to proactively address the issue of hospital-acquired infections and to bolster its existing strong commitment to patient safety, Pocono Medical Center has invested in a germ-eliminating robot called Tru-D SmartUVC. Pocono Medical Center, a not-for-profit regional leader in healthcare for Monroe County, Pennsylvania and surrounding residents, delivers

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Posted 06.22.16
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A New Superbug Has Arrived, But It Can’t Withstand UV

A new superbug, resistant to antibiotics, has been discovered. While this is a major cause for concern for health care professionals and patients alike, there is good news— UV disinfection is universally fatal to organisms, including this new strain of E. coli.  UV light is destructive to DNA and RNA. If you

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Posted 06.14.16
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Pulsed Xenon Found Less Effective than Continuous UVC

A recent report comparing various studies on cleaning protocols, including the use of UV disinfection, by researcher John M. Boyce addresses the effectiveness of continuous UV-C as compared to pulsed xenon. According to his findings, one carefully-performed trial which compared the pulsed xenon system with a continuous UV-C light device

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Posted 05.09.16
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