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Disinfection, General Disinfection, Layered Approach, Tru-D Technology

Reaping the Rewards of a Layered Approach

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What comes of compliance monitoring and performance feedback when results are good? Sharing the successes resulting from patient satisfaction initiatives remains a vital component of performance improvement because it validates the WHY behind the intervention as well as enhances sustained practice. One convenient way to capture performance and validate practice

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Posted 09.26.22
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Compliance Monitoring and Feedback- Critical Components to Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection

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In the previous blogs of the layered approach series, we discussed building high-reliability systems within healthcare systems alongside human factors engineering to minimize hazards and ensure good patient/quality outcomes and highlighted the importance of Infection Prevention (IP) and environmental services (EVS) partnership. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) bundle for

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Posted 08.30.22
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Single Placement UVC Technology Allows Staff to Work More Efficiently

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Time and staffing are critical commodities in health care, and anything that can be done to improve efficiencies is important. Just like every hospital room is different, not all UVC disinfection devices are created equal. The Tru-D robot is the only UVC device of its kind with patented Sensor360® technology

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Posted 05.23.22
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UVC Disinfection: Promising Technology or a Gimmick?

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The COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the focus on cleanliness, particularly in health care. This includes an increased interest in technology such as UVC disinfection. A recent article1 reviewed the benefits and limitations of UVC disinfection and its use in health care. It is well known that approximately 50% of surfaces

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Posted 05.04.22
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Candida auris: Choosing the Right Lines of Defense

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C. auris is an emerging fungal microorganism that is often resistant to antifungal disinfectants. Evidence shows that it can survive on health care environmental surfaces. Studies have shown that auris can persist on surfaces in the health care environment for at least 14 days (Piedrahita et al., 2017; Welsh et

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Posted 03.29.22
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