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  • scrubBank™ from Aramark
    This compact, automated, quick dispense solution for scrub management supports infection prevention best practices and was designed to facilitate compliance with the AORN Recommended Practices for Surgical Attire₁. Backed by Aramark's full service program, including ...More
    6 days ago Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: The Link Between Antibiotics and Biofilm Formation
    Researchers from USC and the Oak Crest Institute of Science have discovered the link between antibiotics and bacterial biofilm formation leading to chronic lung, sinus and ear infections. The study results illustrate how bacterial biofilms can actually thrive, rather than ...More
    6 days ago Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: HCW Vaccination Benefits the Community
    For every 15 healthcare providers who receive the influenza vaccination, one fewer person in the community will contract an influenza-like illness, according to a study using California public health data from 2009 to 2012. ...More
    June 20, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: E-cigarettes Increase Pathogen Virulence
    Despite being touted by their manufacturers as a healthy alternative to cigarettes, electronic cigarettes appear in a laboratory study to increase the virulence of drug-resistant and potentially life-threatening bacteria, while decreasing the ability of human cells to kill ...More
    May 21, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: Antibiotic Resistance is a Major Threat
    A new report by the World Health Organization reveals that antibiotic resistance is now a major threat to global public health. ...More
    May 12, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • Unauthorized Annie
    Meet Unauthorized Annie, she loves scrubBank™ and you will too. This compact, automated, quick dispense solution for scrub management supports infection prevention best practices and was designed to facilitate compliance with the AORN Recommended Practice for Surgical ...More
    April 16, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: How Bleach Kills Bacteria
    Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health have made strides in understanding exactly how bleach kills bacteria—and how bacteria’s own defenses can protect against the cellular stress caused by bleach. The insights gained may lead to the development ...More
    April 14, 2014 Posted in Videos, Environmental Hygiene
  • ICT News Desk: Treating Bloodstream Infections
    Growing drug resistance, a high prevalence of Staph bacteria and ineffective antibiotics prescribed to 1 in 3 patients are among the challenges facing community hospitals in treating patients with serious bloodstream infections, according to researchers at Duke Medicine. ...More
    March 31, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: Antibiotic Prescribing Practices
    One reason doctors may prescribe antibiotics more often than necessary is because they want to avoid withholding a prescription from a hospitalized patient ultimately found to have a bacterial infection, University of Michigan experts say in a new commentary. ...More
    March 14, 2014 Posted in Videos
  • ICT News Desk: SSIs in Ambulatory Surgery
    In an analysis that included nearly 300,000 patients from eight states who underwent ambulatory surgery, researchers found that the rates of surgical site infections were relatively low. However, the absolute number of patients with these complications is substantial, ...More
    February 28, 2014 Posted in Videos
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