The influenza virus, most commonly referred to as the flu, sickens roughly 13-20% of the United States each year. Symptoms can range from uncomfortable but manageable to requiring hospitalization.
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Chemical disinfection of high-touch surfaces, when performed, is the de facto standard in most hospitals. Various types of chemicals are used to correlate with specific strategies based on the surface, who is doing the disinfection, and the type of pathogens in the environment.
When was the last time you cleaned your phone or tablet? Be honest.
The Daily News visited the Apple Store in NYC to see what they might find upon the surfaces of the tablets and iPhones on display. It is no surprise that they found lots of interesting and dangerous bacteria including Staphylococcus Aureus, Corynebacterium Minutisslmum, among others.
So how exactly are students using tablets in schools? Neilsen tackled this issue in a recent poll, and found that students over the age of 13 are primarily using tablets for internet searches, email, and reading books. The full results of this survey are available below.
Mission accomplished! iCleanse disinfected HUNDREDS of phones, tablets and other devices at HIMSS 2018 in Las Vegas this year. We want to thank all the friends, new and old that stopped by as well as our partners Samsung and Connection who featured the product and sponsored this service.
Dental loupes are personal eyesore protective equipment worn by dental personnel for magnifying the clinicians field of view. Cleaning and disinfecting these devices is a challenge for users. MUSC Dental School and Students studied iCleanse DUO as a method of applying UVC as an efficient disinfection process. Below is a poster of the study. Publication to follow soon!
In an effort to continually reduce disease transmission in hospital settings, one doctor is asking if we should stop handshakes altogether.
Researchers in Australia have found the ‘superbug’ Enterococcus faecium has become more resistant over the past 19 years to alcohols widely used in both handwashing formulas and surface disinfection wipes.
According to CDC reports, over 700,000 hospital patients acquired an infection as a result of their hospital stay in 2011, resulting in roughly 75,000 deaths. The majority of these Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) occurred in intensive care units.
One of the most important selling points of a tablet is its battery life – these devices are only valuable as long as they have power. As tablets continue to become more widely utilized in healthcare, key features such as battery life are being evaluated with a more critical eye.
With healthcare costs at an all time high for both patients and hospital operations budgets, the price tag associated with staying healthy is often staggering. Patients may typically blame insurance companies and physicians for hefty bills, though clinics and hospitals funnel monies into several different channels that comprise the cost of doing business in healthcare.
The New York Times recently published a great article entitled “Cleaning the Mobile Germ Warehouse” that does a great job of emphasizing all of the grime that builds up on your mobile devices and the germs that come with that.