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Xenex Robots get stamp of approval for COVID-19 elimination by Texas Biomed.

WOAI by Jim Lefko  (Thursday, April 30th 2020) SAN ANTONIO – A local company has learned its robot completely removes COVID-19 from rooms and masks. Xenex Disinfection Services found out today its ultraviolet light technology is 99.9 percent effective in eradicating

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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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New Testing Confirms Xenex LightStrike Pulsed Xenon UV Robots Do Not Damage N95 Respirators

San Antonio – April 16, 2020 – Xenex Disinfection Services today announced that its LightStrike pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV) light system passed 3M’s fit and filtration tests when used to decontaminate N95 respirators, even after multiple decontamination cycles (according to

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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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First Hotel in Country to Deploy Virus Killing Robots

Houston, TX – March 12, 2020 – The Westin Houston Medical Center is the first and only hotel in the U.S. to utilize LightStrike™ Germ-Zapping Robots™ to sanitize and disinfect its guest rooms and common areas to help combat the

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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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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