2013-12-05 - Kimberly-Clark Pursues Spin-Off of Healthcare Business
Kimberly-Clark Corporation announces that its board of directors has authorized management to pursue a potential tax-free spin-off of the company’s healthcare business. A spin-off would create a stand-alone, publicly traded healthcare company with approximately $1.6 billion in annual net sales
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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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2013-11-20 - New Toolkit Aims to Decrease CLABSIs
A new toolkit, “Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections – Useful Tools, An International Perspective,” developed by the Joint Commission, Joint Commission Resources (JCR) and Joint Commission International (JCI), is now available to help healthcare organizations implement practices to reduce these preventable infections that threaten lives and increase healthcare costs.
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2013-11-19 - AAMI Offers Three-Day Course on Human Factors for Medical Devices
A three-day course from the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) offers participants a comprehensive overview to human factors as it relates to medical devices. It includes regulatory requirements of FDA, specifically the interpretation from the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) Human Factors Team, as they relate to human factors, and the process of ap
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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.
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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.
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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.
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2013-11-18 - CareFusion to Acquire Vital Signs Division of GE Healthcare
CareFusion Corp. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement for CareFusion to acquire the Vital Signs division of GE Healthcare for $500 million. With annual revenue of approximately $250 million, Vital Signs is a leading manufacturer of single-patient-use consumables for respiratory care and anesthesiology. The company also markets products for temperature management and patient monit
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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.
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