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What are the Cold Hard Facts of Upper Respiratory Infections?

  
  
  
  
  
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Upper respiratory infections are diseases with symptoms affecting the sinuses, larynx, pharynx, and nasal passages. Examples of such illnesses include rhinitis, laryngitis, sinus infections, and the common cold. Most people contract one or more upper respiratory infections each year, and by and large, they are considered fairly non-threatening by the general population. However, these diseases can pose serious risks to young children, the elderly, patients recovering from surgery, and people with compromised immune systems.

Why The Cost Of HAIs Are Eroding Your Profits, And What To Do About It

  
  
  
  
  
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Healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) exact a major financial toll on hospitals, nursing homes and long-term care facilities. In addition to costing tens of thousands of dollars per patient, the federal government is now penalizing facilities that don't have comprehensive preventative measures in place to curb the spread of HAIs. You may be worried that you can't afford to implement effective new technologies for fighting healthcare-acquired infections, but the reality is that you can't afford not to.

3 Commonly Held Myths of HEPA Air Purifiers Busted

  
  
  
  
  
3 common HEPA filter myths busted

HEPA air purifiers are widely used in healthcare settings to eliminate airborne contaminants and control the spread of potentially dangerous infections. While these air purifiers are effective to a degree, they also have major limitations. The prevailing sentiment that they offer a "catch-all" solution to the problem of airborne contamination is quite simply not true.

Bay Oaks Airborne Infection Control Case Study

  
  
  
  
  
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Novaerus has developed a revolutionary new airborne infection control system, leveraging the incredible power of plasma field technology to destroy 99.9999999999 percent airborne pathogens. The Novaerus system has the potential to effectively eliminate the dangerous bacteria and viruses which can spread in institutional settings and cause healthcare associated infections (HAIs). Novaerus is leading the charge towards the safe and effective reduction of infection rates, which currently claim tens of thousands of lives in the United States each year while costing the healthcare industry billions of dollars.

Our new case study, which was conducted by a healthcare facility that has implemented Novaerus's airborne infection control system, provides compelling proof of its effectiveness. This study was carried out at Bay Oaks, a Miami-based assisted living facility

 



3 Really Cool Infection Control Technologies

  
  
  
  
  
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Infection control technology is starting to grow in leaps and bounds, even if not all healthcare facilities are utilizing everything that's available. Take a look at a few emerging pieces of technology that could considerably lower the threats of infections in medical facilities over the next few years. 

You Call The Shots! Name Our Newsletter.

  
  
  
  
  
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Our customers have spoken and we listened. In about a month, we will start sending out a monthly Infection Control Newsletter to our customers and subscribers.  Inside you will find useful Infection Prevention strategies, tips, articles and video like the one below.  

How to Reduce Airborne Infections Using New Technology

  
  
  
  
  

3 Simple Ways to Prevent Nosocomial Infections

  
  
  
  
  
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It's bad enough being ill. Anything serious enough to require hospitalization is worse. 

3 Ways to Reduce Airborne Illness in Your Facility

  
  
  
  
  
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Airborne illnesses are those that can be transmitted through the air.  Typically, these diseases travel on dust particles or droplets of respiratory fluids through sneezes, coughing, or just simply speaking.  Some of the most common types of airborne illnesses are:

The Dawn of a New Era in Infection Control

  
  
  
  
  
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There has not been a significant development in infection control since the late 19th century, when British surgeon Joseph Lister began using carbolic acid as an antiseptic in 1867.

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