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  • Advanced Technical Support Introduces Chemical-Free Disinfection Process for Tablet PCs
    Advanced Technical Support, Inc. (ATS), a leader in the development of software, hardware and operational solutions, introduces ReadyDock:UV. Tested by microbiologists at Yale-New Haven Hospital, ReadyDock:UV provides chemical-free disinfection via germicidal light for the ...More
  • Researchers Devise a Better Way to Diagnose Pneumonia
    Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a new sampling device that could prevent thousands of people worldwide from dying of pneumonia each year. ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety Debuts With 175 Members
    The American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS), based at the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), officially launched on Feb. 15, 2011 as the first and only individual membership program for the patient safety field. The announcement was made by Diane ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • APS to Present Surgical Safety Series at AORN Congress
    Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a leading provider of education solutions for risk management and patient safety, announces that it will present its clinically engaging, case-based, highly interactive, and easy to use Surgical Safety Series at AORN Congress in ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • New Bill Would Boost Patient Safety in California Hospitals
    Legislation introduced late last week by State Sen. Leland Yee and sponsored by the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United would strengthen California’s landmark safe hospital staffing law by stepping up enforcement to enhance patient protections. SB 554 would ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • Global Patient Safety Alerts Website Launches
    Healthcare professionals from around the world will have access to the award-winning Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisories and educational toolkits through a new website that gives access to patient safety information based upon events happening in healthcare facilities. ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • Coming Clean on Laundry Issues
    We are about to publish an exclusive report, Healthcare Textiles: Laundry Science and Infection Prevention, that will explore the science of healthcare textile laundering and issues related to the prevention of cross-contamination. ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in Blogs
  • Nanomembranes Could Filter Bacteria
    New nanomaterials research from the University at Buffalo could lead to new solutions for an age-old public health problem -- how to separate bacteria from drinking water. To the naked eye, both water molecules and germs are invisible -- objects so tiny they are measured by ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News
  • New Nanoparticles Could Lead to Powerful Vaccines for HIV, Other Diseases
    MIT engineers have designed a new type of nanoparticle that could safely and effectively deliver vaccines for diseases such as HIV and malaria. The new particles, described in the Feb. 20 issue of Nature Materials, consist of concentric fatty spheres that can carry ...More
    February 23, 2011 Posted in News