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Infection Control

Ownership over handwashing

OTTAWA, ON — Despite the lengths Canadian hospitals have gone to in order to improve handwashing compliance among doctors, optimal hand hygiene practices continues to hover under 40 percent.
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HFI release 7.16

Free Resource Available to Help Schools Prevent Spread of Stomach Illnesses HFI and NEA HIN team up to promote The Stomach Bug Book The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) and
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HFI and NEA HIN team up to prevent the spread of the stomach bug

BOISE, ID — The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) and The NEA Health Information Network (NEA HIN) are partnering to promote NEA HIN''s The Stomach Bug Book What — School Employees Need to Know.
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xpedx helps hospitals reduce cross infection

CINCINNATI — xpedx has graduated another class of certified Healthcare Facility Advisors specializing in helping healthcare facilities break the chain of cross infection.
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Liquefied Ozone

The lotus PRO cleaning system from Tersano turns ordinary tap water into a powerful, natural cleaner, stain remover, deodorizer and sanitizer. The liquefied ozone is made on-the-spot with continuous
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Dispenser

The Spray Nine brand Revolution dispensing system from Permatex is a new offering for the company''s popular hand cleaners. The Revolution dispenser was redesigned to fit the new four-pound
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Smartphones versus public toilets

NEW ORLEANS — Every time you use your cellphone, you could be making a dirty call.
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MRSA infections see a decline

NEW YORK — Over the past several decades, staph infections resistant to multiple antibiotics have become a major problem for hospitals.
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UCLA receives grant to study HAIs

LOS ANGELES — A focus of researchers at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center is hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), and on July 9 the medical center announced that it had received a $2.5 million grant to aid research.
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Hospitals drastically improve infection prevention

NASHVILLE, TN — Once upon a time, it was quite the gamble on whether or not a patient would catch a deadly infection while being treated at a Tennessee hospital, but no more.
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