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Shining a light on sterile processing

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Studies have shown that germs and pathogens can live anywhere. While disinfecting patient rooms and ORs is paramount, attention should also be given to other areas of the hospital, including sterile processing. “Sterile processing is the first link in the infection prevention chain. Improperly or inadequately cleaned, disinfected and sterilized

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Posted 03.04.21
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Hospitals seek funding for UVC disinfection technology

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San Juan Regional is one of several entities in New Mexico who hope to receive state funds through the capital outlay process to improve disinfection capabilities throughout the facility. The requests made on behalf of San Juan Regional Medical Center were mainly focused on pandemic response. San Juan Regional Medical

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Posted 02.18.21
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Clay County Medical Center invests in UVC disinfection technology

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Clay County Medical Center (CCMC) has partnered with Tru-D to raise the bar when it comes to the level of disinfection at CCMC. “In a time when cleanliness is essential for patient safety, Tru-D’s state-of-the-art technology assures CCMC that a room has been properly disinfected, therefore ensuring a safe environment

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Posted 10.28.20
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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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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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