Disinfection, HAIs, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

How Does UVC Destroy Germs?

UVC Dimerization

UVC wavelengths are between 200 and 300 nanometers, making them germicidal – meaning they are capable of inactivating microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses and protozoa. This quality makes UVC energy an effective, environmentally-friendly and chemical-free way to eradicate dangerous microorganisms in any environment, but especially in hospitals that contain drug-resistant superbugs

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Posted 07.10.18
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Disinfection, Hospital News, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Whitepaper

Success Story: Gibson Area Hospital

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Gibson Area Hospital’s HCAHPS scores consistently indicate that patients and families take note of the high level of cleanliness in the hospital. This is due in part to the environmental services staff taking ownership of the enhanced disinfection process to ensure a safe and germ-free environment. The staff communicates this

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Posted 06.20.18
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Disinfection, Industry News, Studies, Uncategorized

The Futility of Disinfecting Floors

Today’s post is from Cathy Campbell, Director of Program Management for Tru-D SmartUVC. You may have seen the recent study in AJIC 45(2017)336-8, Are hospital floors an underappreciated reservoir for transmission of health care-associated pathogens?  In summary, it’s what all ES Professionals know – floors are contaminated, and pathogens can

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Posted 08.16.17
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Disinfection, Tru-D News, Tru-D Technology, Uncategorized

What is UV Disinfection and Why Does it Work?

Think of the last time you were in a hospital environment, either for yourself or a loved one. You assume and hope the room and facility are germ-free. You are under the impression that you are receiving the highest level of quality and care possible to help cure whatever issues

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Posted 03.09.16
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Hospitals See Increasing Need for Enhanced Cleaning Technologies

Health care-associated infections (HAIs) have been a topic of conversation for decades. However, with the more recent discovery of multidrug-resistant organisms such as C. diff, MRSA and VRE, the need to reduce the incidences of these pathogens has been elevated. Hospitals are now challenged with not only effectively and efficiently

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Posted 03.03.16
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