Italians Share Novel Operating Room Research Using UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced new research demonstrating the UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer’s rapid disinfection of operating rooms between surgical procedures will be presented at this month’s Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Spring Conference.

The Joint Commission issues Sentinel Event Alert on optimizing medication safety with smart infusion pumps

A new Sentinel Event Alert from The Joint Commission, “Optimizing smart infusion pump safety with DERS,” describes how built-in dose error reduction software (DERS) can improve patient safety.

Hensler Bone Press Receives CE Certification

Hensler Surgical Technologies has announced its newly obtained CE mark for the Hensler Bone Press (HBP).

Healthmark Offers New Anti-Fatigue Mat

Healthmark Industries has introduced an Anti-Fatigue Mat to its Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) product line.

Sealed Air’s Diversey Care Makes Triclosan-Free Commitment

Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division has announced that it will remove triclosan from all of its hand care products globally within the next 12 months. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule that over-the-counter consumer antiseptic wash products containing triclosan can no longer be marketed in the U.S.

“Our hand care products protect people across the globe,” said Dr. Ilham Kadri, president, Diversey Care. “We are dedicated to providing the safest and most effective hand care products available and are proud to lead the industry in making triclosan removal a global commitment.”

For over 20 years, Diversey Care has offered customers hand care products with and without triclosan, as authorities in many countries still approve of its use. However, through innovation, Diversey Care is now able to remove triclosan as an active ingredient from its hand care products, while improving overall performance and gentleness to the skin. This transition will also widen the range of hand hygiene options for customers•

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