Disinfection, HAIs, Studies, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

The Power of One Cycle

UV Disinfection in Operating Rooms

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

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Posted 11.13.17
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UNC-TV Releases New Video Featuring Tru-D and the BETR-D Study

The University of North Carolina’s “UNC-TV” has released a new video on the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the first and only randomized clinical trial on UV disinfection. The study proved that Tru-D could cut transmission of four major superbugs by a cumulative 30% among patients who entered the

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Posted 05.18.17
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BETR-D Study Timeline

The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room-Disinfection (BETR-D) study, the most comprehensive study on UV disinfection to date, was a cluster randomized, multicenter crossover study with 2×2 factorial design to evaluate the impact of enhanced terminal room disinfection on acquisition and infection caused by multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs). The two-year, $2M, CDC-funded study

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Posted 03.08.17
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Takeaways from IDWeek 2016


Tru-D continues to be validated by leading researchers and was included in several presentations at IDWeek in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 26-30, 2016. Dr. William A. Rutala and other researchers from the Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room Disinfection (BETR-D) study released a poster abstract demonstrating Tru-D’s effectiveness in reducing 94% of

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Posted 11.01.16
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APIC 2016: Recap, News and Highlights

The annual APIC conference was held June 10-13 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Leading infection preventionists from across the country gathered to learn about the newest practices and technologies to keep patients and staff safe in their hospital facilities. Tru-D enjoyed meeting attendees and learning from leading researchers in health care.

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Posted 06.15.16
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