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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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Sarasota Memorial Hospital is Committed to Patient Safety

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital is committed to patient safety and providing the cleanest health care environment possible. The hospital was recently featured in a Herald-Tribune story, which highlighted how the UVC disinfection technology is used at the facility. “Manual cleaning only (cleans) about 50% of surfaces,” says Alice Brewer, director of

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Posted 03.11.20
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Rush Memorial invests in UVC disinfection technology

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Rush Memorial Hospital recently added Tru-D SmartUVC to its already stringent list of disinfection protocols aimed at protecting patients from serious hospital-acquired infections (HAIs). “The acquisition of this technology is simply another way that we’re working to safeguard the well-being of every single patient who walks through our doors and

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Posted 02.13.20
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Dr. Rutala discusses disinfection strategies with Healthcare Hygiene Magazine

Healthcare Hygiene Magazine recently spoke with William A. Rutala, PhD, MPH, CIC, the associate chief medical officer for the UNC Medical Center; medical director of the Departments of Hospital Epidemiology and Occupational Health Service; and director of the North Carolina Statewide Infection Control Program (SPICE), about the role that automated

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Posted 02.05.20
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Learn how Sebastian River Medical Center uses UVC Disinfection

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Sebastian River Medical Center has added a new member to its environmental services team. “In a hospital setting,” Ralph Taylor, chief operating officer of Sebastian River Medical, says, “we need to ensure that we’re the cleanest place in the community. We have a very strong team of EVS, or Environmental

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Posted 11.20.19
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