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New HAI Statistics

HAI Statistics

The CDC has released new information and statistics on the prevalence of health care-associated infections, or HAIs. Nationally, among acute care hospitals, there was a 1-13% statistically-significant decrease in specific HAI types between 2016 and 2017. The CDC previously reported that 1 in 25 patients will contract an HAI; however,

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Posted 04.17.19
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Disinfection, HAIs, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

The Importance of Cleaning a Room

Jennifer-Picker

“Wherever patient care is provided, strict adherence to evidence-based infection prevention guidelines is essential to ensure that all care is safe care.” William A. Rutala, Ph.D., M.P.H. Infection prevention protocols in the health care setting are paramount in providing the best patient outcomes. Hospitals are constantly asked to do more

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Posted 04.10.19
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Disinfection, HAIs, Industry News, SSIs, Studies, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

UVC Disinfection in the OR Setting

Hospital Resources – OR Image

With AORN quickly approaching, we wanted to share some updated information on SSIs and UVC disinfection in the OR setting. In 2014, a total of 14.2 million operative procedures were performed in the inpatient setting in United States hospitals. Even more, SSIs are the costliest HAI type with an estimated

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Posted 04.03.19
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