The iCleanse Blog

What To Consider When Disinfecting Hospital Rooms With UV-C Light

It is well established in infection prevention practice that surfaces in hospital rooms are continually contaminated by infectious pathogens. The sources of these dangerous pathogens range from people who enter the room with contaminated hands and compromised clothing, from contaminated instruments and items that are brought in and out of the room like personal and enterprise issued mobile devices, and from the patient themselves.

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Will a Mobile Device BYOD Policy Really Save You Money?

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When it comes down to the cost of implementing tablets into a work environment, many see BYOD initiatives as a way to reduce costs. While BYOD policies help to reduce the start up costs associated with purchasing these mobile devices, there are a variety of associated costs that many decision makers do not consider.  

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What is Growing on Your Mobile Devices?

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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.

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The Importance of Disinfecting Tablets & Other High Touch Surfaces

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Most people enter the hospital hoping to feel better after they leave, but for 1.7 million Americans every year, this simply isn’t the case. Hospital Acquired Infections, also called HAIs or nosocomial infections, are infections that a hospital patient can develop as a result of their hospital stay (Martin & McFerran, 2008). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that roughly 99,000 deaths each year are related to HAIs (Klevens et al., 2007). 

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Mission accomplished at HIMSS 2018!

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.

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MUSC Studies iCleanse DUO for Efficient Dental Loupe Disinfection

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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!

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New Innovations In Infection Prevention

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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.

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