2014-04-01 - STERIS Corporation Announces Agreement to Acquire Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc
STERIS Corporation announces a definitive agreement to acquire Integrated Medical Systems International, Inc. (IMS) for a purchase price of approximately $165 million, plus approximately $10 million for the purchase of real estate. IMS, a privately held business, is an endoscope repair, surgical
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/04/steris-corporation-announces-agreement-to-acquire-integrated-medical-systems-international-inc.aspx - 46k
Aesculap Inc. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Aesculap Inc. is a member of the B. Braun family of healthcare companies and one of the world's largest manufacturers of surgical instrumentation. For more than 138 years, Aesculap has provided custo
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Demystifying the Disinfectant Label
This Webinar sponsored by PDI and presented by Hudson Garrett provides an overview of EPA-registered disinfectant product labels and explores broad-spectrum efficacy claims, disinfectant contact time, regulatory requirements for compliance with EPA FIFRA regulation, as well as the imperative for staff education about disinfectant use.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/06/demystifying-the-disinfectant-label.aspx - 62k
A More Complete Approach to Infection Prevention
This webinar explores hand hygiene as a patient-centered safety initiative. It addresses the science of hand hygiene and infection prevention, examines patient participation in healthcare worker hand hygiene efforts, and underscores the importance of environmental cleaning and disinfection in an overall hygiene campaign.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2013/02/complete-approach-infection-prevention.aspx - 61k
Proper Use of Healthcare Disinfectants
This webinar, Proper Use of Healthcare Disinfectants: The Implications Associated with Off-Label Use of Disinfectants, provides a methodical approach for infection preventionists and environmental services professionals to properly and effectively use healthcare disinfectants.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/09/proper-use-of-healthcare-disinfectants.aspx - 63k
Seize the Day
This webinar will review the major changes in healthcare reform and the impact on providers, provide a C-suite perspective and the implications for Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) and their hospitals’ priorities and ACOs; and discuss the implications for infection prevention professionals.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2013/07/seize-the-day.aspx - 61k
2014-01-15 - Success Story Healthcare Association Collaboration Aims to Reduce HAIs Through Small Actions
Healthcare professionals around the country are rallying to reduce infection rates by promoting sustained behaviors, fostering a shared sense of purpose and empowering individuals to make a difference at every level of care. The new initiative, called OneTogether: The Power of Small Actions, aims to reduce the incidence of healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) by increasing awareness of how the s
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2014/01/success-story-healthcare-association-collaboration-aims-to-reduce-hais-through-small-actions.aspx - 54k
2014-03-25 - Eliminating ETO Translates to Improved Efficiency for Phoenix Hospital
Located in the heart of Phoenix, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is a 607-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. Founded in 1895 by the Sisters of Mercy, St. Joseph’s was the first hospital in the Phoenix area. The hospital is part of Dignity Health, one of the largest healthcare s
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2014/03/eliminating-eto-translates-to-improved-efficiency-for-phoenix-hospital.aspx - 52k
2012-01-06 - FDA, AAMI Examine Medical Device Reprocessing Issues
Reprocessing medical devices is an intricate, complicated task, and lapses in infection prevention practices can lead to poor patient outcomes and infections. Cognizant of these implications and the role that medical device preprocessing plays in the larger healthcare arena, last summer the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched a coordinated effort focusing on improvements in device design,
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2012/01/fda-aami-examine-medical-device-reprocessing-issues.aspx - 94k