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The History of UVC

The history of studying UVC as a way to kill bacteria and other organisms dates back to as early as 1845, when it became known that microorganisms respond to light. However, it was in 1877, when Downes and Blunt observed that exposing test tubes containing Pasteur’s solution to sunlight prevented

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Posted 05.15.19
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Join us for a Webinar featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital

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Join us for a webinar, June 6 at 1pm Central featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. During this webinar, you will learn from Suzanne Chandler, RN-BC, MSN, Director of Infection Prevention & Control for Baycare Health System which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, on how the facility uses UVC disinfection to

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Posted 05.01.19
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Improving an Already Spotless Reputation with UVC Disinfection: A Case Study with Lima Memorial Health System

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Hospitals have a responsibility to protect patients from harm, and as patients become more aware of their options when it comes to health care, they seek facilities that have a demonstrated commitment to patient safety. Lima Memorial Health System has made concerted efforts to expand on its infection prevention protocols

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Posted 04.24.19
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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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