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The Power of One Cycle

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This is the second of a blog series by Alice Brewer, Clinical Affairs Director for Tru-D SmartUVC. Time is a critical commodity in health care – there always seems to be too little of it, and anything that we can do to improve efficiency is important. Being able to thoroughly

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Posted 07.24.19
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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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The Importance of Cleaning a Room

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Hospitals are constantly asked to do more with less—less time, less money, less space. Proper cleaning and monitoring of cleanliness require adequate time. According to studies, more than 5% of health care surfaces are not properly disinfected, leaving behind microorganisms in the environment. However, cutting cleaning time can leave behind

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Posted 04.10.19
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The evolution of UVC disinfection: Where do we go from here?

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  The UVC disinfection market has grown exponentially in the past five years as hospitals have been more receptive to adopting the technology. Hospitals are realizing that it’s critical to provide the cleanest environments possible. As the emphasis on providing the cleanest environment possible grows, hospitals will continue to seek

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Posted 03.06.19
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Step Four for Successful UVC Disinfection: Ongoing Monitoring of Usage

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Tracking usage of the Tru-D device is key to ensure all targeted rooms are being cycled. Tru-D provides weekly/monthly/quarterly reports upon request to monitor the usage of the device. Joint Review calls following installation are also important to keep the Tru-D program as a high priority and hold key people

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Posted 01.30.19
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