Harness the Power of UVC Safety

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Ensuring Controlled and Effective Disinfection Surfacide Helios is ultraviolet-C (UVC) light technology, an adjunct cleaning tool for disinfecting surfaces and rendering harmful microorganisms inactive. As with most medical devices, it is important to remember and utilize proper precautions for UVC safety. To ensure controlled and effective use, Surfacide is outlining the measures necessary when using […]

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Disease X: Are we Prepared?

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Building a Health Care System that Ensures Patient Safety is Resilient According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, unfortunately, the answer is no, we are not prepared for Disease X. He recently spoke at the World Government Summit in Dubai and said humanity is not remotely prepared for the next global […]

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The Importance of Certified UVC Disinfection Equipment

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It is a hospital’s job to reduce infection risk, keep patients safe and get them well. So why would a hospital bring in UVC disinfection equipment that hasn’t been certified and marked for safety?   Many hospitals rely on UVC disinfection devices as an adjunctive cleaning method and effective part of their infection control strategies. But […]

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20 Hospitals Utilizing Surfacide UV-C Technology Are Included in Leapfrog Group’s Prestigious ‘Top Hospitals’ List for 2023

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The Leapfrog Group, a non-profit watchdog organization dedicated to fostering positive change in US healthcare, recently announced their coveted annual Top Hospitals’ list. Surfacide® is proud that 20 hospitals recognized on this important list currently deploy our Helios® UV-C disinfection technology in their facilities. According to the Leapfrog Group, the ‘Top Hospitals’ list is nationally […]

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Why Both Air and Surface Sampling is Essential in Sterile Compounding Rooms

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Sterile compounding rooms play a pivotal role in ensuring the production of sterile and high-quality pharmaceuticals. Due in part to the New England Compounding Center fiasco with gross fungal contamination, sterile compounding and the pharmaceutical industry are experiencing a pivotal moment with the implementation of the new USP <797> regulations.  Maintaining an environment free of […]

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The Power Struggle: Battery vs. Corded UVC Robots

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In recent years, UVC (Ultraviolet-C) robots have emerged as a revolutionary technology in the battle against harmful pathogens. These robots employ the power of ultraviolet light to disinfect surfaces and sanitize environments. Surfacide’s Helios emitters are among the leading options on the market, notable for their multiple configurations and short cycle times to achieve high-touch […]

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UV-C Disinfection versus Electrostatic Sprayers

Using Electrostatic Sprayers to disinfect is like still listening to music on an 8-track, we’ll show you why UV-C is akin to present-day streaming music services for your disinfection needs. Now is not the time for nostalgia, but for modern solutions for current medical environments. Key Take-Aways Of The Benefits of UV-C vs. Electrostatic Sprayers […]

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Shining the Spotlight on the Top Accounts of Q3

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As we bid farewell to the third quarter of 2023, we want to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of the top accounts in the Surfacide UV-C ecosystem. These accounts are making a significant impact in their facilities by utilizing UV-C disinfection: Use of UV-C disinfection technology in pediatrics creates a safe haven for young patients and […]

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USP 797 Changes are Coming: What You Need to Know

Maintaining a sterile and safe environment in pharmaceutical environments is paramount. To ensure the highest standards of quality and safety, USP <797> has set forth new guidelines becoming effective November 3rd, 2023. These new regulations require monthly surface sampling frequency for potential microbes and more stringent action levels for microbial contamination, raising awareness about the […]

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