Medical marvels using Ultra-violet Energy Kill viruses bacteria

MIDDLETOWN – Aside from the visit to a hospital for whatever treatment a patient is going in for, there is a growing anxiety and fear of being exposed to an infectious disease while in the hospital’s care.

Study Finds Surfacide UV-C Light Effective as an Adjunct to Infection Control in a Pediatric Burn Hospital

WAUKESHA, Wis. (March 23, 2017) – A recent study at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati, one of only four freestanding hospitals in the country dedicated to the treatment of pediatric burns and specializing in plastic and reconstructive surgery, concluded that the Surfacide Helios® UV-C System is “…an effective and integral component in reducing bacterial pathogens not killed by the EVS (manual) cleaning process alone.”

Study Finds Surfacide UV-C System Effective against Deadly MERS Virus

WAUKESHA, Wis. – The Surfacide® UV-C healthcare system can reduce the deadly MERS virus to undetectable levels in just 5 minutes, according to a recently published study. The findings were published in the Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE) journal.

 

Surfacide UV-C System Named Finalist for 2016 IDSA Award

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Surfacide announced that its Helios UV-C healthcare system was named a finalist for a prestigious 2016 International Design Excellence Award (IDEA). The IDEA awards are a national competition sponsored annually by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) and judged by renowned design experts from around the world.

Hudson Regional Hospital Complements Germ-Fighting Arsenal With Surfacide System

The Surfacide Helios system implements multiple emitters through three towers that reach more surfaces than one unit in the same amount of time in healthcare environments. The system’s single 20- to 30-minute cycle offers an effective additional line of defense for the hospital’s maintenance staff.