• Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. to Address Congressional 21st Century Healthcare Caucus on Hospital Infection Prevention
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Quick-Med Technologies, Inc. announces that it will present its NIMBUS technology as a potential solution for preventing hospital infections at a Congressional Technology Briefing to be hosted by the Unites States House of Representatives' 21st Century ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Best Practices for Steam Sterilization
    Question: What are the best practices for utilizing steam to sterilize? Response: One best practice would be to follow the sterilizer manufacturer's instructions when using your sterilizer. Another great practice would be for device manufacturers of instruments or ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles, Disinfection & Sterilization
  • Proper Storage for Sterile Supplies
    Question: How does one properly store sterile supplies for the OR? Response: According to the current standard, items must be stored in a humidity controlled environment,covered in plastic or in a cabinet with doors or in storage devices that do not allow dust to settle. ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • HHS Report Indicates Two-Thirds of ICU Patients Receive Suboptimal Care
    A newly released report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) indicates that two-thirds of patients needing critical care services may be receiving suboptimal care, because the current demand for critical care services has surpassed the supply of ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Handing off Sharps
    Question: Is there a fail safe way to hand off sharps? Response: The Operating Room is the second most common environment where sharps injuries occur. The Center for Disease Control provides an excellent resource on line, “Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Handing Off Sharps
    Question: Is there a fail safe way to hand off sharps? Response: The Operating Room is the second most common environment where sharps injuries occur. The Center for Disease Control provides an excellent resource on line, “Workbook for Designing, Implementing, and ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • New Study Calculates Millions of Years Saved in Lives of AIDS Patients
    This year, the U.S. federal government will spend $21 billion for HIV/AIDS research, treatment, prevention, and related activities. Is this enormous expenditure paying off? A study published in the July 1, 2006 issue of the Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in News
  • Teamwork for Infection Control:How to Implement a micro-fiber Cleaning System How to Implement a
    Teamwork for Infection Control:How to Implement a micro-fiber Cleaning System How to Implement a micro-fiber Cleaning System How to the spread of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) such as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), has not only been a primary ...More
    June 1, 2006 Posted in Articles
  • Vaccinate or Not? Treat or Not? Study Looks at Health Decisions
    If a deadly bird flu reaches America, which would you choose: To get a risky experimental vaccine now, or to forego that risk but face an even greater risk of dying in the epidemic? What would you choose for your child? What if you were in charge of public health for your ...More
    May 31, 2006 Posted in News
  • Coming Soon
    Q&A Coming Soon! ...More
    May 30, 2006 Posted in Articles