Abstracts Invited for ASTM International Virtual Workshop on Fast-Tracking PPE Standards Development

Abstracts for presentation are invited for the ASTM International virtual workshop on Fast-Tracking Standards Development to Address Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Shortages Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, Sept. 9-10, 2020. ASTM International’s committees on...

340 Organizations Send Letter to Congress Urging Action on Telehealth

On Tuesday 340 organizations signed a letter urging Congressional leaders to make telehealth flexibilities created during the COVID-19 pandemic permanent. Those signing this multi-stakeholder letter include national and regional organizations representing a full range...

AAAHC Enhances Standards in New Accreditation Handbook

The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) is moving forward with enhanced Standards in version 41 of its Accreditation Handbook for Ambulatory Health Care. For more than 40 years, AAAHC has provided facilities with relevant standards and...

New Plastic Biomaterials Could Lead To Tougher Medical Implants

A new thermoplastic biomaterial, which is tough and strong but also easy to process and shape has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham (UAB). A type of nylon, the material’s shape memory properties enable it to be stretched and moulded but...

Spectra 900 Series

Spectra254 Spectra 900 Series Overhead Sanitization System

The Spectra 900 Series Overhead UVC Sanitization System is a fixed decontamination system similar to an overhead permanently installed UVC light fixture that is designed to kill pathogens in enclosed rooms with typical dimensions of 8 x 8 x 8 feet. The remote-controlled Spectra 900 uses three high-output UVC bulbs to eliminate pathogens on all surfaces and is ideal for laboratories, surgical suites, operating rooms, self-service kiosk medical stations, patient dressing rooms, patient exam rooms and mobile medical stations used for telemedicine. Independent laboratory tests find that the Spectra 900 Series Overhead Sanitization System is 99.9 percent effective in killing C. difficile spores, MRSA and an Ebola surrogate pathogen in as little as five minutes.



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