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Patient Safety Movement Announces New Hand Hygiene Standards

Patient care is at the top of mind of all healthcare workers which is why the Joint Commission says that facilities need to follow WHO or CDC guidelines for hand hygiene compliance. Recently, the Patient Safety Movement released […]

By | 2018-04-26T14:57:41+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Categories: News|0 Comments

DebMed Offers Triclosan Alternative Soaps

In light of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) long-expected final rule requiring triclosan to be phased out of antimicrobial soaps, DebMed is offering healthcare institutions a complete product suite of triclosan alternatives available immediately.

By | 2018-03-22T17:05:50+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: News, Products|0 Comments

Joint Commission Announces New Hand Hygiene Guidelines

On December 20, 2017, the Joint Commission announced it would begin citing any observation of healthcare workers failing to perform hand hygiene during direct patient care with a ‘deficiency’ beginning on January 1, 2018. This significant change will affect hospitals accredited by the Joint Commission and will increase the focus on hand hygiene compliance by all staff involved with patient care

By | 2018-04-26T13:36:24+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

GMS 2.0

DebMed has introduced enhancements to its award-winning DebMed Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring System with a software upgrade to version 2.0. It is designed to simplify reporting procedures for product usage, streamline operations and workflow, improve access to data and provide new advanced features for system administrators.

By | 2018-03-22T17:08:13+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Categories: News, Products|0 Comments

Hospital Reduces MRSA HAIs by up to 42%

A first-of-its-kind study now "in press" in the American Journal of Infection Control shows a direct correlation between using data from the DebMed Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance System to improve the World Health Organization's (WHO) Five Moment compliance and significantly reduced hospital onset Methicillin-resistant Stphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections.

By | 2018-02-19T16:02:26+00:00 July 17th, 2016|Categories: News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

CVPH Increases Hand Hygiene Compliance by 40%

The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY, has accomplished its year long goal of increasing hand hygiene compliance by 40% in just four months since implementing the award-winning DebMed® Monitoring System in acute care units as part of its infection prevention program.

By | 2018-02-19T15:41:17+00:00 November 17th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments