Dial Corp. - A Henkel Co. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
The Dial Corp., a Henkel Co., manufactures soap and other consumer products. Eight out of 10 U.S. households use Dial branded products – and the preference extends to healthcare facilities. Patients
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2011-10-12 - Cardinal Health Invites Providers to Apply for Grants to Improve Patient Safety
The Cardinal Health Foundation today announced that, for the fifth consecutive year, it will award more than $1 million in grant funding to help U.S. hospitals, health systems, community health clinics and other non-profit health care institutions improve the efficiency and quality of patient care.
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2010-09-13 - Study Finds Hand Disinfectants Do Little to Prevent Spread of Rhinovirus or Influenza Virus
A team of researchers led by University of Virginia cold expert Ronald Turner, MD, found in a nationwide study that alcohol-based hand disinfectants fail to significantly reduce the frequency of infection from either the rhinovirus or the influenza virus.
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2012-12-17 - CS Expert with Terminal Illness is Subject of Documentary Film
Michele DeMeo, CRCST, may no longer be working as a dedicated central service manager or writing monthly columns for the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM), but she’s still very much a part of the CS scene. In addition to speaking at IAHCSMM chapter meetings, testifying before legislators on the merits of CS certification, writing various article
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2012-10-05 - Survey Reveals Country-Specific Differences in Preventive Behaviors During 2009 Influenza Pandemic
Many important strategies to reduce the spread of pandemic influenza need public participation. To assess public receptivity to such strategies, Steel-Fisher, et al. (2012) compared adoption of preventive behaviours in response to the 2009 H1N1 influenza pandemic among the public in five countries and examined whether certain non-pharmaceutical behaviours (such as handwashing) were deterrents to
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2013-01-15 - Patient Expectations of Acute Bronchitis Not Consistent With the Best Evidence
New research from the University of Georgia exposes a large discrepancy in the length of time patients expect an acute cough illness, also called acute bronchitis, to last and the reality of the illness. This mismatch may be a factor in the over-prescription of antibiotics.
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2012-03-01 - JCI, SHEA Release New Edition of Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control Book
Teaming up to provide an essential infection prevention and control (IPC) resource for healthcare organizations around the globe, Joint Commission International (JCI) and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) announce the publication of Best Practices in Infection Prevention and Control: An International Perspective, Second Edition. JCI is a not-for-profit affiliate of The Joi
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2012-10-15 - Additional NECC Product Implicated in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation
As a result of FDA, CDC and state health departments’ ongoing investigation of contamination at the New England Compounding Center’s (NECC) Framingham, Mass. facility, on Oct. 4, the FDA advised providers to not use any NECC products. On Oct. 6, NECC announced a recall of all its products. The FDA had previously issued guidance for medical professionals that all products distributed by NECC shoul
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2012-11-01 - FDA Reports Voluntary Recall of All Ameridose Drug Products
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announces that Ameridose, LLC, based in Westborough, Mass., is voluntarily recalling all of its unexpired products in circulation.
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