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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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An Integrated Approach to Infection Control

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The April digital edition of Cleaning + Maintenance Management Magazine featured a Q&A with Alice Brewer, MPH, CIC, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D, a PDI company, and Caitlin Stowe, MPH, CPH, CIC, CPHQ, VA-BC, clinical affairs research manager for PDI. The article entitled “An Integrated Approach to Infection Control” discusses how combining manual

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Posted 04.15.20
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A Layered Approach Is Key to a Successful Infection Prevention Program

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Alice Brewer, MPH, CIC, director of clinical affairs for Tru-D SmartUVC, recently shared best practices for infection prevention with Infection Control Today. The key to a successful infection prevention program, especially during a pandemic or outbreak, is to adhere to an integrated, layered approach. Combining stringent handwashing, manual cleaning and

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Posted 04.08.20
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital is Committed to Patient Safety

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Sarasota Memorial Hospital is committed to patient safety and providing the cleanest health care environment possible. The hospital was recently featured in a Herald-Tribune story, which highlighted how the UVC disinfection technology is used at the facility. “Manual cleaning only (cleans) about 50% of surfaces,” says Alice Brewer, director of

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Posted 03.11.20
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New Year, New Disinfection Goals

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A new year ushers in a new opportunity to reach and exceed your disinfection and infection reduction goals for your facility. Tru-D works with hospitals to continually monitor utilization, and studies have shown that improved utilization can lead to a decrease in hospital-acquired infections. In addition to communication and education,

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Posted 01.09.20
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