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When it comes to disinfection and cleanliness, patient rooms and operating rooms are often top of mind. However, Sterile Processing Departments contain equipment and materials that also need to be properly disinfected prior to use. Sterile processing is the first link in the infection prevention chain. Improperly or inadequately cleaned,

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Posted 09.04.19
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Secondary Analysis of the BETR-D study: lower incidence of MDROs, hospital-wide

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Using the same data as the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, researchers did a secondary analysis of the BETR-D study, which showed that enhanced terminal room disinfection with Tru-D SmartUVC can lead to a decrease in the incidence of targeted multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) such as C. diff and VRE

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Posted 08.14.19
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The Importance of Cleaning a Room

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“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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UVC Disinfection in the OR Setting

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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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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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