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New CEU Course – HAI Reduction Strategies: Advocating for Capital Equipment

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A new continuing education course from PDI and Tru-D SmartUVC, HAI Reduction Strategies: Advocating for Capital Equipment, addresses the budgeting process around capital equipment, evidence of technology reducing HAIs, as well as the steps to engage key stakeholders and leverage finance to support the long-term benefit of capital equipment purchases. Alice Brewer,

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Posted 06.09.21
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Disinfection, HAIs, Hospital News, Industry News, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Less Germs, More Smiles – Using UVC Disinfection in Children’s Hospitals

Given young patients’ higher risk of infection, among other factors, children’s hospitals in particular need higher levels of protection and cleaning. One promising approach is the use of UVC disinfection—exposing patient rooms or other spaces to ultraviolet-C light that kills or inactivates multidrug-resistant organisms. The Challenge Children tend to be

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Posted 05.05.21
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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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Less Germs. More Smiles.

Children's Webinar

With more than 700,000 cases each year and an estimated cost to hospitals of more than $11 billion, healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) pose important challenges to the entire health care industry. However, given young patients’ higher risk of infection, among other factors, children’s hospitals in particular need higher levels of protection

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Posted 07.22.20
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COVID-19, Disinfection, Press, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Shining a light on cleaning: a focus on sterile processing departments

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Alice Brewer, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D SmartUVC, recently talked with Healthcare Purchasing News about the importance of cleaning and disinfection in sterile processing departments. “Sterile processing is the first link in the infection prevention chain. Improperly or inadequately cleaned, disinfected and sterilized instruments can introduce pathogens into the operating

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Posted 04.29.20
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