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Education is key to a successful UVC disinfection program

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When implementing a UVC disinfection program, communication is key among all stakeholders including environmental services, nursing, bed control and infection prevention. Get everyone involved, and ensure there is a multidisciplinary team on both the hospital side and the device manufacturer’s side. It is also critical to communicate to your patients

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Posted 09.30.20
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COVID-19, Disinfection, Studies, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Proper cleaning and disinfection require adequate time

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Infection prevention protocols in the health care setting are paramount in providing the cleanest environment possible. 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 50% of health care surfaces are

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Posted 09.23.20
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Utilization and Communications are Key to a Successful UVC Disinfection Program

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In order for a UVC disinfection program to be successful, several steps and initiatives must be taken to ensure a facility maximizes its investment in providing a clean and safe environment. Alice Brewer, MPH, CIC, Clinical Affairs Director for Tru-D SmartUVC, shares with Patient Safety and Quality Healthcare several critical

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Posted 09.16.20
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CHI Health acquires UVC disinfection robots through grant

Using grant funds, CHI Health was able to purchase four UVC disinfection robots to help keep the facility clean and germ-free for patients and staff. “It can go above and beyond anything that we can do as humans and very, very quickly,” CHI Health Lakeside infection preventionist Mariah Gesink said.

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Posted 09.09.20
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UVC Disinfection: The New Standard of Care?

The first UVC disinfection was introduced to the market in 2007. Since that time, prestigious hospitals and health care systems across the U.S. have invested in the technology, including Duke University, the University of Wisconsin, Vanderbilt University, many VA hospitals and more. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also

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Posted 09.02.20
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