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Shining a light on cleaning: a focus on sterile processing departments

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Alice Brewer, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D SmartUVC, recently talked with Healthcare Purchasing News about the importance of cleaning and disinfection in sterile processing departments. “Sterile processing is the first link in the infection prevention chain. Improperly or inadequately cleaned, disinfected and sterilized instruments can introduce pathogens into the operating

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Posted 04.29.20
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UV INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS DISCOURAGE THE USE OF UV LIGHT ON THE HUMAN BODY TO DISINFECT AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS

As a leader in the UVC industry, Tru-D is often looked to for advice on the safe use of this technology. UVC light can be harmful, and humans should not be exposed to light from UVC bulbs.  Please see the following statement from IUVA regarding safe use of UVC technology.

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Posted 04.24.20
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Wyoming County Hospital invests in UVC disinfection technology

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Wyoming County Community Health System in New York has invested in Tru-D to disinfect patient rooms, operating rooms and clinical areas with UVC energy. “While patient safety has always been a top priority for our facility, we cannot recall a time when it has been more important to help stop the spread of

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Posted 04.22.20
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An Integrated Approach to Infection Control

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The April digital edition of Cleaning + Maintenance Management Magazine featured a Q&A with Alice Brewer, MPH, CIC, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D, a PDI company, and Caitlin Stowe, MPH, CPH, CIC, CPHQ, VA-BC, clinical affairs research manager for PDI. The article entitled “An Integrated Approach to Infection Control” discusses how combining manual

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Posted 04.15.20
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A Layered Approach Is Key to a Successful Infection Prevention Program

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Alice Brewer, MPH, CIC, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D SmartUVC, recently shared best practices for infection prevention with Infection Control Today. The key to a successful infection prevention program, especially during a pandemic or outbreak, is to adhere to an integrated, layered approach. Combining stringent handwashing, manual cleaning and

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Posted 04.08.20
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