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The Evolution of UVC Technology: Part One

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Since the first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection was published in January 2017, a lot has changed in the industry and the way researchers are referring to the technology. What once raised questions of its effectiveness is now being encouraged by notable researchers for facilities to adopt

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Posted 02.13.19
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Tru-D appears on The Good Doctor

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When was the last time you or a loved one had to spend time in the hospital? When loved ones are in the hospital, all stays are scary. Tru-D, an enhanced terminal room disinfection strategy, is a critical step in maintaining a clean and germ-free health care environment. Tru-D recently

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Posted 02.05.19
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Step Four for Successful UVC Disinfection: Ongoing Monitoring of Usage

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This is part four of a series on successful UVC implementation. Click to read parts one, two and three. Tracking usage of the Tru-D device against actual discharges is key to ensure all targeted rooms are being cycled. Tru-D provides weekly/monthly/quarterly reports upon request to monitor the usage of the

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Posted 01.30.19
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Step Three for Successful UVC Disinfection: Proper Installation and Training

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This is part three of a series on successful UVC implementation. To read the first part, click here and for part two, click here. Education and training are the number one priority during installation. This is not only for Tru-D operators, but unit staff as well including RNs, Nurse Managers, HUCs, Physicians,

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Posted 01.23.19
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Step Two for Successful UVC Implementation: Communication

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This is part two of a series on successful UVC implementation. To read the first part, click here. Once pre-planning has occurred, it’s important to get buy-in from leadership and staff in order for a UVC disinfection program to be successful. Infection Prevention and Environmental Services (ES) should work closely

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Posted 01.16.19
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