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The Importance of Cleaning a Room

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“Wherever patient care is provided, strict adherence to evidence-based infection prevention guidelines is essential to ensure that all care is safe care.” William A. Rutala, Ph.D., M.P.H. Infection prevention protocols in the health care setting are paramount in providing the best patient outcomes. Hospitals are constantly asked to do more

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Posted 04.10.19
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UVC Disinfection in the OR Setting

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With AORN quickly approaching, we wanted to share some updated information on SSIs and UVC disinfection in the OR setting. In 2014, a total of 14.2 million operative procedures were performed in the inpatient setting in United States hospitals. Even more, SSIs are the costliest HAI type with an estimated

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Posted 04.03.19
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The Evolution of UVC Disinfection: Other Applications of the Technology

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This is the third part of a series on the evolution of UVC disinfection. To read part one, click here and for part two, click here. Along with hospitals and health systems seeing great success with UVC disinfection programs, other facilities have opted to use the technology in other more

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Posted 02.27.19
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Duke University Medical Center reduces postoperative C. diff rates with bundled approach

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A new manuscript has been accepted by the Journal of the American College of Surgeons which examines C. diff in adult surgical patients. The paper, “Multidisciplinary Approach and Clostridium difficile Infection in Adult Surgical Patients,” discusses the multidisciplinary program that Duke University Medical Center implemented to reduce its C. diff

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Posted 02.25.19
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The Evolution of UVC Technology: Part One

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Since the first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC disinfection was published in January 2017, a lot has changed in the industry and the way researchers are referring to the technology. What once raised questions of its effectiveness is now being encouraged by notable researchers for facilities to adopt

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Posted 02.13.19
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