2011-04-11 - Study Provides New Means for Classifying E coli Bacteria, Testing for Fecal Contamination
The meaning of the standard fecal coliform test used to monitor waterquality has been called into question by a new study that identified sources of Escherichia coli bacteria that might not indicate an environmental hazard.
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2012-04-17 - Sunlight Plus Lime Juice Makes Drinking Water Safer
Looking for an inexpensive and effective way to quickly improve the quality of your drinking water? According to a team of researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health... found that adding lime juice to water that is treated with a solar disinfection method removed
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2011-03-22 - New Report Examines World Water Disinfection Products Market
In a new report from Reportlinker.com, "World Water Disinfection Products Market," analysts say that the universal need for safe water is driving disinfection product demand. Analysts also predict thst the worldwide demand for water disinfection products is projected to grow more than 7
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2010-07-19 - National Quality Colloquium Offers Patient Safety Training
The Ninth National Quality Colloquium is a hybrid conference and Internet event on patient safety, healthcare quality enhancement and medical errors reduction for healthcare executives, clinicians and patient-care staff.
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2010-07-27 - Growth Forecast for Ultraviolet Water Disinfection Systems Market
With municipal water in the United States and across the globe requiring disinfection to eradicate microbes such as cryptosporidium and giardia, new analysis from research firm Frost & Sullivan indicates that the ultraviolet water and wastewater disinfection systems market earned revenues
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2010-11-11 - Army Funded Technology Detects Bacteria in Water
To keep soldiers in the battlefield healthy, the U.S. Army is exploring new ways to detect harmful bacteria in water. Current techniques for analyzing water in the field can take as long as 24 hours to complete, according to Bart Lipkens of Western New England College in Springfield, Massachusetts
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2012-10-08 - Study Shows Nurses are Accurate Barometers of Hospital Quality
: Nurses are accurate barometers of hospital quality. Perceptions from nurses – the healthcare providers most familiar with the patient experience -- about hospital quality of care closely matches the quality indicated by patient outcomes and other long-standing measurements.
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2011-01-12 - Patient Safety and Quality Award Recipients Announced
The National Quality Forum (NQF) and The Joint Commission today announced the 2010 recipients of the annual John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety and Quality Awards.
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2011-02-24 - Producing Clean Water in an Emergency
Disasters such as floods, tsunamis, and earthquakes, often result in the spread of diseases like gastroenteritis, giardiasis and even cholera because of an immediate shortage of clean drinking water. Now, chemistry researchers at McGill University have taken a key step towards making a cheap
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2013-02-24 - As New Strain of Norovirus Spreads, Public Health Partners Provide Free Resources
A new strain of norovirus is quickly spreading across the United States. To educate the public about the most effective ways to prevent the spread of norovirus, the WaterQuality and Health Council (WQHC) and other public health partners collaborated to produce new resources, while experts
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