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The importance of the BETR-D randomized clinical trial

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In the hierarchy of scientific studies, randomized clinical trials are some of the most highly-regarded. Until 2017, there had not been a randomized control trial on UVC disinfection in the health care setting. The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal-Room Disinfection study, or BETR-D study, was the first to examine UVC disinfection

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Posted 08.08.19
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Disinfection, Industry News, Studies, Uncategorized

Recent News in UVC Disinfection from AJIC

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  As a supplement to the latest issue of the American Journal of Infection Control and on the heels of the 2019 APIC conference, Drs. Rutala and Weber stressed that “…hospitals should use a ‘no touch’ device for terminal room decontamination after discharge of patients on contact precautions.” They went

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Posted 07.10.19
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Disinfection, Hospital News, Industry News, Tru-D News, Uncategorized, Webinar

St. Joseph’s Children’s Webinar Recap

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Tru-D recently hosted a webinar featuring St. Joseph’s Children’s hospital, which is a part of the BayCare Health System in Florida. During the webinar, Suzanne Chandler, RN-BC, MSN, Director of Infection Prevention & Control for Baycare Health System which includes St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, spoke about the system’s adoption of

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Posted 06.12.19
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Disinfection, HAIs, Industry News, SSIs, Studies, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

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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Disinfection, Industry News, Press, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

Tru-D Featured in PSQH

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In order to have a successful UVC disinfection program, several steps must be taken to ensure that a hospital maximizes its investment in the infection prevention technology. Among those include a bundled approach to infection prevention, a comprehensive program with buy in from all departments, communication and education as well

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Posted 03.13.19
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