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.
On September 1, 2016 SC Johnson announced that it completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business.
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.
Consortium forms to mandate electronic monitoring of hand hygiene in healthcare
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.