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St. Joseph’s Children’s Webinar Recap

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Tru-D recently hosted a webinar featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s hospital, which is a part of the BayCare Health System in Florida. During the webinar, Suzanne Chandler, RN-BC, MSN, Director of Infection Prevention & Control for Baycare Health System which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, spoke about the system’s adoption of

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Posted 06.12.19
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Disinfection, Industry News, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology

Visit Tru-D at APIC 2019!

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Tru-D SmartUVC, a leader in the UVC disinfection industry, will attend and exhibit at APIC 2019 June 12-14 in Philadelphia, PA, sharing the latest on its innovative UVC technology. Tru-D has been shown by multiple studies, including the only randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection, to reduce the relative risk of

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Posted 05.29.19
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Disinfection, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

The History of UVC

The history of studying UVC as a way to kill bacteria and other organisms dates back to as early as 1845, when it became known that microorganisms respond to light. However, it was in 1877, when Downes and Blunt observed that exposing test tubes containing Pasteur’s solution to sunlight prevented

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Posted 05.15.19
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Disinfection, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized, Webinar

Join us for a Webinar featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

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Join us for a webinar, June 6 at 1pm Central featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. During this webinar, you will learn from Suzanne Chandler, RN-BC, MSN, Director of Infection Prevention & Control for Baycare Health System which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, on how the facility uses UVC disinfection to

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Posted 05.01.19
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Disinfection, Uncategorized

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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