When you are working in a germ sensitive environment, consistent disinfection is critical to ensuring the health and safety of yourself and those around you. Despite its importance, disinfection oftentimes takes a back seat to all of the hustle and bustle of daily activities, which can lead to severe consequences.
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Recently, Drs. Itaru Endo and Ryuesi, surgeons at Yokohama City University, teamed up with software developer Alexander Kohn from Fraunhofer MEVIS in Germany to develop a new iPad app.
With two units on site, iCleanse forms an important part of the state-of-the-art data capture effort at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. The program is part of a multimillion dollar initiative leveraging Information Technology, data capture via iPads, and software backbones from EPIC and CAREVIVE. Use of the iCleanse station and is fully integrated into the Center’s distress screening workflow in this vital immunosuppressed environment where “everything is washed down…and everything that gets touched should be disinfected.”
iCleanse maintained a visible – and commercial – presence at the annual exhibition of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) in Charlotte, NC (June 11 – 13, 2016). Shown here is the iCleanse exhibit, manned professionally and enthusiastically by Gary Beaumont, head of iCleanse’s programming staff. The annual APIC conference allows iCleanse to gather hundreds of sales leads and invaluable industry knowledge, feedback, and insight.
IT and healthcare professionals got their first look at the iCleanse Duo – and an opportunity to use one to disinfect their own smartphones – at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference & Exhibition, February 29 to March 4, 2016 at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas. The iCleanse Duo was a featured product at the exhibit of Futura Mobility, an authorized iCleanse reseller and leading IT services organization specializing in mobile technology solutions for healthcare and enterprise industries.
iCleanse recently hosted a free disinfection day at St. Francis Hospital. The intent of this event was the raise awareness about the ability of bacteria to linger on the surface of our mobile devices. WSFB ran a feature story on their news at 6 PM.
iCleanse will be at the HIMSS 2014 Annual Conference and Exhibition BOOTH #8056. iCleanse will be offering FREE disinfection for your mobile devices using iCleanse:UV’s new ChemFree™ Tray.
Patients in Connecticut hospitals, in 2012, caught infections during treatments at rates that were significantly higher than the national average in several key areas, according to the Centers for Disease Control. But, St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, is teaming up with West Hartford’s iCleanse to ensure their patients’ good health.
At the HIMSS 2013 Annual Conference and Exhibition BOOTH 3879, iCleanse will announce the immediate availability of the company’s new hardware and software platform that provides secure storage, charging and chemical-free disinfection of iPads and TabletPCs.
87% percent of physicians use mobile devices in their practice today. With cell phone usage in the healthcare industry exuberantly high one might ask an important question: Just how clean are these phones?
When developing a BYOD policy, most businesses put the majority of their focus on the major elements of the program (i.e. cost and security). This seems logical, considering that developing a clear road map that outlines a secure, cost-efficient plan is the heart of any major implementation. However, there is still one critical element that is often overlooked when creating these implementation plans: disinfection.
People often use the terms “cleaning” and “disinfection” interchangeably in everyday conversation. While each of these terms refers to a method of decontamination, they have significantly different meanings.