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The evolution of UVC disinfection: Where do we go from here?

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  The UVC disinfection market has grown exponentially in the past five years as hospitals have been more receptive to adopting the technology. Hospitals are realizing that it’s critical to provide the cleanest environments possible. As the emphasis on providing the cleanest environment possible grows, hospitals will continue to seek

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Posted 03.06.19
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Step Four for Successful UVC Disinfection: Ongoing Monitoring of Usage

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Tracking usage of the Tru-D device 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 device. Joint Review calls following installation are also important to keep the Tru-D program as a high priority and hold key people

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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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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, administrators and Environmental Services staff. Rounding the hospital with Tru-D before training gives the hospital staff time to ask questions and voice

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Posted 01.23.19
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Step Two for Successful UVC Implementation: Communication

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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 together to identify problem areas of the hospital as well as microorganisms they would like to focus on

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Posted 01.16.19
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The First Step to Successful UVC Implementation: Planning

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My name is Jennifer Picker, and I am the Manager of Program Management for Tru-D SmartUVC. In my role, I work with our entire team to build strategic, robust disinfection programs that are tailored to address each hospital’s disinfection goals. Over the next few weeks, we will be discussing tips

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Posted 01.09.19
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