Could Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack promote antibiotic stewardship?’s interest in and willingness to invest in the healthcare space is evident by their joint venture with Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan and their recent acquisition of PillPack, rumored to be around a $1 billion deal.



Germ-Fighting Robots Enhance Infection Control; Trinity Health Reports 47% Reduction in HAIs after Adding Pulsed Xenon UV Disinfection to Cleaning Protocols

(MINOT, ND)—June 4, 2018 — A germ-fighting robot that uses pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light to sanitize rooms at Trinity Hospital is giving a boost to the hospital’s infection control program. Trinity Health deployed two Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ two


VA Research News Brief States Pulsed Xenon UV Leads to Better Disinfection; Says Researchers Recommend it for Daily Hospital Utilization

San Antonio – May 24, 2018 – According to a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Office of Research & Development news brief, a new multi-center study published by VA researchers recommends that pulsed xenon ultraviolet (PX-UV) light room disinfection


Germ-zapping robots rise in number at UHC

by JoAnn Snoderly STAFF WRITER (The Exponent Telegram) Apr 24, 2018 BRIDGEPORT — Lenni and Stella, two “germ-zapping” robots, have been added to the arsenal of germ-fighting technologies at United Hospital Center. The new Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots will be


Xenex Expands Relationship with Terumo; LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Now Available in Singapore

 April 18, 2018 – Xenex Disinfection Services, the market leader in ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology, today announced it has expanded its relationship with Terumo Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers and distributors, and Terumo is now


“Nightmare Bacteria” – A Wake-Up Call

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently warned of “nightmare bacteria” spreading across the United States. The story has been widely reported. The headlines are alarming, and rightfully so – two million Americans get antibiotic-resistant infections every year, with tens



XENA THE GERMINATOR Meet The CORE Institute’s newest staff member

By Candace Hoffmann How do you improve an already world-class, destination orthopedics specialty center? You get Xena the Germinator to enhance infection prevention. At least, that’s what The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital in Phoenix, did. Despite already having one of


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Robot-maker Xenex seeking bigger buy-in from SA hospitals

By W. Scott Bailey  – Senior Reporter, San Antonio Business  Journal, March 7, 2018 Xenex Disinfection Services, whose germ-zapping robots are being used in more than 400 hospitals in the U.S. and abroad, is working to crack a geographic market where its infection-fighting