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UV Light Disinfection Efficacy & Coronavirus

As the world looks for innovative ways to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, sunlight and ultraviolet (UV) light have been suggested as potential solutions. The world leader in UV disinfection for healthcare facilities, Xenex Disinfection Services, offers the following information about

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Are High-Touch Surfaces A Reservoir for Infection-Causing Pathogens?

Surface contamination is frequently downplayed as a significant means of pathogen transmission and infection, however the COVID-19 pandemic has brought this topic back to the surface (literally). This blog will walk you through some of the research conducted on surface

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Take The Visionary Approach

A career in healthcare is a commitment to improving the lives of those you care for or work with. You may work directly with patients, families or play a role in the healthcare product or services segment. Either way, it’s

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Taking Steps Towards Building A Safety Culture

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its seminal report back in 1999, To Err is Human… The IOM report states that the problem is not bad people in healthcare, but it is that good people are working in bad systems

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COVID-19

A new (novel) coronavirus has been identified in Wuhan City, China. It has been named 2019-nCoV, or, colloquially, or the respiratory disease caused by infection with the virus had been termed COVID-19 by the WHO. Coronavirus is a large family

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Striving for Zero

The most recent HAI data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have been encouraging, yet still alarming. The estimated number of HAIs is estimated to be between 187,000 to 2.7 million[1]! The majority of these infections are

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Vaccines have become quite the controversial topic…

In today’s digital age, news breaks fast and so do a plethora of personal opinions. Sometimes we just don’t know what is factual or anecdotal. Everyone has their own opinion. It has been over 300 years since Edward Jenner introduced

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Candida auris A Rising Concern:

Candida auris (C. auris) is a multi-drug resistant yeast that can cause deadly bloodstream infections and other invasive infections of the body. C. auris infections are on the rise around the world, including the United States where over 500 cases

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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.