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Mayo Clinic Study Reports 47% Reduction in C.diff Infection Rates Using Pulsed Xenon UV Room Disinfection

San Antonio – February 20, 2019 – Clostridioides difficile (C.diff) is a serious and highly contagious intestinal infection that can cause diarrhea, colitis and even death. Even with the world’s most robust infection prevention strategy and protocols, the Mayo Clinic

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Hospital Uses Robots to Fight Infection

Health Facilities Management  January 9, 2019   Riverside Medical Center is known for its commitment to patient care, and has received many accolades attesting to the organization’s capabilities. The medical center is part of a fully integrated health care system

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Data Computes for Germ-Zapping Robots

The Daily Citizen (Searcy, Arkansas) January 2019 Data Computes for Germ-Zapping Robots By Taryn Brown When germ-zapping robots were first introduced at Unity Health in January 2017, the overseers of the Xenex program feared hesitancy to embrace it due to

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Sanimed & Xenex Deploy Pulsed Xenon UV Disinfection Technology to Battle Superbugs at Victor Babes Hospital in Romania

Bucharest, Romania – November 14, 2018 – As hospitals around the world look for strategies to combat healthcare associated infections and antibiotic resistance, Sanimed International and Xenex Disinfection Systems have brought Xenex’s world class room disinfection technology to Romania. Healthcare

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Progress Against C.diff

In honor of C. diff month, we wanted to shine a light on exciting and promising new efforts to reduce the incidence of C. diff. These organizations are tackling C. diff infections either through prevention, diagnosis, or innovative treatment methods.

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10 Best Infection Prevention Stories You Missed This Year

In honor of International Infection Prevention Week, we wrangled together our favorite good news pieces from 2018. See which ones you missed!

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The Infection Preventionists Are Killing It!

(“It” Being Infections.)   This week officially recognizes infection preventionists, who work 365 days a year to protect patients. Their days are long, their commitment is strong, and they want every patient to have the best chance at good health.

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Unity Health’s White County Medical Center Reports 85% Decrease in Infection Rates After Germ-Fighting Robots Deployed to Disinfect Patient Rooms

Searcy, Ark. – October 3, 2018 – Unity Health’s White County Medical Center was the first hospital in Arkansas to join the Mayo Clinic Care Network, a network of health care providers committed to better serving patients and their families through

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Puppy Poop Produces Pathogen Plague Post Prophylactic Pills

It’s a funny headline, but perhaps a less funny experience for the 118 folks in 18 states who developed drug-resistant Campylobacteriosis gut infections after exposure to pet store puppies.