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SC Johnson Announces Acquisition of STERIS Applied Infection Control Business

Acquisition Will Significantly Expand Deb Group's Reach in the U.S. Healthcare Market RACINE, Wis., Sept. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson today announced that it has completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business. STERIS is a leading provider of infection prevention and surgical procedural products and services, focused primarily on [...]

September 1st, 2016|All, Press Releases|

Hospital Reduces MRSA HAI Rates by 42 Percent with Electronic Hand Hygiene Measurement Based on the WHO Five Moments Standard

Study demonstrates that use of data from the DebMed electronic monitoring system leads to significant improvement in hand hygiene rates along with the reduction of infections and their associated costs. CHARLOTTE, NC, July 7, 2016 – A first-of-its-kind study now “in press” in the American Journal of Infection Control (http://www.ajicjournal.org/article/S0196-6553(16)30340-6/pdf) shows a direct correlation between [...]

July 7th, 2016|All, Press Releases|

EHCO: Hand Hygiene Compliance Industry Group Formed to Lead Change for Patient Safety

Stamford, CT - January 20, 2015 – To create meaningful awareness of the patient safety risks and the economic burden to the US healthcare system of outdated hand hygiene compliance measurement, eight US-based hand-hygiene compliance solution providers have formed an alliance. EHCO™, the Electronic Hand-hygiene Compliance Organization, aims to lead and influence changes in hand-hygiene [...]

January 20th, 2016|All, Press Releases|

Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Increases Hand Hygiene Compliance by 40% in Four Months With DebMed® GMS™

CVPH Leadership Prioritizes Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring as Frontline Staff Transform Infection Prevention Culture CHARLOTTE, NC, and PLATTSBURGH, NY, November 17, 2015 – The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY, has accomplished its yearlong goal of increasing hand hygiene compliance by 40% in just four months since [...]

November 17th, 2015|All, Press Releases|

DebMed® Announces Results of 2015 Survey on Hand Hygiene and Patient Safety

North American market shows first indication that potential movement towards improved hand hygiene compliance measurement and implementation of better methods may be upon us CHARLOTTE, NC, November 10, 2015 – DebMed®, a leader in the healthcare hand hygiene market and creator of the award-winning DebMed® GMS™ (Group Monitoring System), announces the results of its 4th [...]

November 9th, 2015|All, Press Releases|

Atlantic Health System Selects DebMed® to Enhance Hand Hygiene Compliance

Health system becomes first in the state to install electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring to aid in reducing healthcare-associated infections CHARLOTTE, NC, and MORRISTOWN, NJ, July 16, 2015 – Atlantic Health System, one of the largest non-profit health care organizations in New Jersey, has selected the award-winning DebMed GMS™ (Group Monitoring System) to help prevent [...]

July 16th, 2015|All, Press Releases|

APIC 2015: DebMed® Showcases Line-up of Hand Hygiene Solutions for Increased Patient Safety and Reduced Costs

As reimbursement pressures mount, hospitals must reduce infections; Increasing hand hygiene compliance is a critical factor CHARLOTTE, NC, June 22, 2015 (APIC booth #114) – DebMed®, creator of the award-winning DebMed GMS™, announces today its solution line-up for the 42nd annual APIC (American Professionals in Infection Control) Conference, June 27 – 29, 2015 in Nashville, [...]

June 22nd, 2015|All, Press Releases|

DebMed® to Showcase Market-leading Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System at Premier Breakthroughs Conference

Increasing hand hygiene compliance supports overall healthcare transformation through improved patient safety, quality of care and cost reduction What: A dynamic knowledge-sharing event for Premier members and contracted suppliers, devoted to bringing people, ideas and innovations together to transform healthcare. DebMed® will be educating attendees on best practices for clinical hand hygiene and the newest [...]

June 17th, 2015|All, Press Releases|

Deb Group Joins World Experts at the International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC)

Company to Present Compelling Data from Three Research Studies CHARLOTTE, NC, June 16, 2015 (Booth / Stand #36)– Deb Group Ltd (Deb), the world’s leading occupational skincare company, announces today the company’s participation in the 3rd International Conference on Prevention & Infection Control (ICPIC), June 16-19 in Geneva, Switzerland. For 2015, the conference has expanded [...]

June 16th, 2015|All, Press Releases|

IPAC 2015 Poster Demonstrates Canadian Four Moments Hand Hygiene Guidelines Result in 30% More Hand Cleaning Opportunities than WHO Guidelines

Both the Canadian 4 Moments and the WHO 5 moments provide higher standard of care than only cleaning hands before and after patient contact. WATERFORD, ON June 10, 2015 (IPAC booth #80) – DebMed® has collaborated on a study with Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Greenville Health System in South Carolina comparing the number [...]

June 10th, 2015|All, Press Releases|