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Tru-D inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at distances up to 14 feet


Tru-D® SmartUVC, a market leader in UVC technology, has generated data showing its patented Sensor360® technology is effective for inactivation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus on hard, nonporous surfaces. Tru-D SmartUVC is part of PDI Healthcare, a global leader in infection prevention products and solutions, and together the companies can now

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Posted 10.30.20
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Tru-D is the newest superhero as part of the EVS team at St. Joseph’s/Candler

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center

Tru-D is the latest addition to the EVS team at St. Joseph’s Candler in Georgia. “Every surface that the Tru-D light touches has the ability to kill any spores and bacteria that remain on those surfaces,” says Gina Snead, manager of environmental services at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Both St. Joseph’s

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Posted 10.14.20
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Education is key to a successful UVC disinfection program


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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Proper cleaning and disinfection require adequate time


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


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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