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UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer Inactivates SARS-CoV-2 at 12 Feet Distance in 5 Minutes

UltraViolet Devices Inc. (UVDI) has announced that its UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer achieved greater than 99.99%, or 4log10, inactivation of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) in 5 minutes at a distance of 12 feet (3.65 meters).

oneSOURCE Creates Free Resource Page with Up-to-Date COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Today, oneSOURCE, an RLDatix company and leading healthcare management solution, announced a new COVID-19 vaccine resource page to assist healthcare professionals during the initial administration phases of the vaccine.

STERIS to Acquire Cantel Medical

STERIS plc and Cantel Medical Corp. announced that STERIS has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Cantel, through a U.S. subsidiary. Cantel is a global provider of infection prevention products and services primarily to endoscopy and dental Customers.

NEC Releases ‘WISE VISION Endoscopy’ in Europe and Japan

NEC Corporation has announced the development of “WISE VISION Endoscopy,” an AI diagnosis-support medical device software for colonoscopies, which is being released in Japan and is expected to soon be available in Europe.

Value-Based Education: More than just the new “buzzword”

Claire Everson, RN, Genessee and Associates Inc.

Surgical services staff are familiar with the “value-based purchasing” buzzword, but do they truly understand how to actively contribute to it? Value-based purchasing can no longer be regarded as solely a business phrase of concern only to leaders. As leaders, we must engage our staff and educate them to approach outcomes in a meaningful way. Everson will use her results to explore strategies for implementing change and gain buy-in from your team. Prepare to lead your department to improved quality of care and maintain a strong business acumen.

Claire Everson has been a perioperative RN since 1980, CNOR since 1982 and a perioperative educator since 1985. Involved with AORN at the local, state and national level she has served in many roles including AORN Board of Directors 2005-2009 and Nominating Committee 2010-2012. She is currently secretary of her chapter. She has contributed to nursing via journal articles and contributions to textbooks.

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