Healthcare Associated Infections Leave Patients Feeling “Like Lepers”

A compilation of research found that, no matter the location of the hospital, if you are a patient with an healthcare-associated infection (HAI), there are some major emotional burdens.

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Mobile Equipment: Are Pathogens Hitching A Ride?

Mobile healthcare equipment is increasingly a part of every patient care encounter. From isolettes for the tiniest of new patients, to wheelchairs carrying patients to their cars, from simple supply carts to complex mobile X-ray systems, the ability to bring



LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robots Help Skilled Nursing Facility Dramatically Reduce Infection Rates

MILWAUKEE, WI – Infection rates at nursing homes nationwide are on the rise. The Jewish Home and Care Center (Jewish Home) set out to enhance the safety of its residents and employees by deploying a LightStrike® pulsed xenon ultraviolet (PX-UV) light robot


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



Phoenix VA Health Care System Deploys Germ-Zapping Robots to Enhance Veteran Safety; Xenex Robots Destroy Pathogens that Pose a Risk to Patients, Staff & Family Members

The Phoenix Veterans Affairs (VA) Health Care System is the first hospital in Arizona to deploy Xenex LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ to destroy deadly germs and bacteria lurking on hospital surfaces that can cause hospital acquired infections (HAI).  The portable room



The American Diabetes Association and the Father’s Day Council of New Orleans recently honored Joseph Authement, senior vice president of global sales at Xenex Disinfection Services, for his commitment to help stop diabetes. Authement’s dedication to improving healthcare is deeply


Trinity Homes Welcomes Xenex Germ-Zapping Robot: First Long Term Care Facility in North Dakota to Deploy Innovative Technology

(MINOT, ND)—Trinity Health has expanded its fleet of Germ-Zapping Robots®.  The pulsed xenon UV robots quickly disinfect surfaces using ultraviolet (UV) light hundreds of times more intense than sunlight. Last spring, Trinity Health became an early adopter of the pulsed


Sodexo launches xenon UV disinfection system at Queen’s Hospital, Romford

Sodexo Healthcare has launched Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots®,  an innovative new ultraviolet disinfection system that provides increased protection against the spread of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) caused by pathogens such as MRSA. London – June 20, 2016 — Sodexo and the



Q&A With Dr. Sarah Simmons on Lab vs Real World Testing

This interview with Dr. Sarah Simmons explores her mission to help improve the way surface disinfection technologies are validated, so that testing standards for everyone are the same (comparable), and that those standards mimic conditions in real hospital environments. Dr.