NORTHAMPTON, Mass. – As Cooley Dickinson Hospital reported nine months of data in October, the trend is clear: The implementation of portable ultraviolet light technology to disinfect patient rooms dramatically reduces the risk of acquiring Clostridium difficile (C.diff) during a hospital stay.
Forbes’s Christopher Helman reports on Cooley Dickinson's success in reducing hospital-associated infections – a national problem. Click the link below to view the story:http://www.forbes.com/sites/christopherhelman/2011/11/02/bug-zapper-how-a-new-machine-snuffs-killer-bacteria-with-ultraviolet-blasts/
Visit the Cooley Dickinson Hospital YouTube channel to see UV room disinfection in action.
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