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Are we experiencing a second wave of COVID-19?

With many states in the U.S reopening, social media and news outlets are starting to buzz about the “second wave” of COVID. Southern and Midwestern states are reporting record high daily cases, while hard hit states like New York are

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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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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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Adventist Health White Memorial Enhances Patient Safety with Germ-Fighting Robots

Los Angeles – September 25, 2019 – Patient safety is a top priority at Adventist Health White Memorial, the region’s leading faith-based, nonprofit teaching hospital. In 2015, recognizing that some viruses and bacteria are becoming resistant to cleaning chemicals, antibiotics

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With Superbugs and Antibiotic Resistance on the Rise, VA Facilities Make Infection Prevention a Priority

Lake Mary, FL – September 10, 2019 – Recognizing that superbugs are becoming increasingly resistant to cleaning chemicals, antibiotics and even some hand sanitizers, U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare facilities are investing in

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UV Robot Joins Hospital’s EVS Team

Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, Calif., the flagship location of the Sutter Health network, has served its community since 1923. The 523-bed comprehensive adult, children’s and women’s hospital provides several services and includes two acute-care facilities — the Ose Adams Medical

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Municipal Shizuoka Hospital Introduced UV Irradiation Robot

Shizuoka Municipal Shizuoka Hospital in Shizuoka City has introduced a “ LightStrike” robot (made by XENEX USA, Terumo ) that can sterilize various bacteria and viruses in a short time by irradiating ultraviolet rays . This device is the first

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Terumo Chooses Xenex LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots to Disinfect Healthcare Facilities & Improve Patient Safety in Japan

Terumo Corporation, one of the world’s leading medical device manufacturers and distributors, and Xenex Disinfection Services, the market leader in ultraviolet (UV) room disinfection technology, today announced that Terumo is the exclusive distributor of Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ in Japan.

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Beaufort Memorial Using Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot to Destroy Pathogens That Can Cause Hospital-Acquired Infections

BEAUFORT, SC – In a continuing effort to improve patient safety, Beaufort Memorial Hospital has invested in a high-tech portable disinfection robot capable of wiping out deadly superbugs in just minutes. Nicknamed Violet, the Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robot™ uses high-intensity

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