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BETR-D Analysis Shows Reduction of Microbial Contamination

Next in our BETR-D series, another analysis of the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study showed that enhanced disinfection using UVC leads to a reduction of microbial contamination and a decrease in patient colonization and infection. The substudy, Enhanced disinfection leads to reduction of microbial contamination and a decrease in

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Posted 08.21.19
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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 Power of One Goal

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This is the third in a blog series by Alice Brewer, Clinical Affairs Director for Tru-D SmartUVC. Tru-D partners with hospitals to address one, common goal—to make health care facilities cleaner for patients and staff. In order to accomplish this, we work with hospitals to create comprehensive disinfection programs tailored

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Posted 07.31.19
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Recent News in UVC Disinfection from AJIC

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  As a supplement to the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control and on the heels of the 2019 APIC conference, Drs. Rutala and Weber stressed that “…hospitals should use a ‘no touch’ device for terminal room decontamination after discharge of patients on contact precautions.” They went

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Posted 07.10.19
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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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