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Environmental Services, Hygienic, Infection Control, Mattresses, Nurse Minute -

NURSE MINUTE LAUNCHES ITS 5TH PODCAST EPISODE TO ENGAGE EXPERTS ON IMPORTANCE OF SURFACE INTEGRITY IN HEALTHCARE Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today that it has launched its fifth episode of an exciting new awareness initiative called ‘Nurse Minute’. This Podcast series is hosted by SMI Clinical Educator and features informative interviews with Key Opinion Leaders on the importance of surface integrity for infection prevention in healthcare. “The surfaces found in healthcare settings are a significant source of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI),” comments Brenda Marks, Clinical Educator at SMI. “Even though guidelines speak to the importance of intact surfaces, we have found...

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Canada, CleanPatch, Hygiene Performance Solutions, Hygienic, Infection Control, Mattress Integrity Assessment, Mattresses, Surface Medical -

             PRESS RELEASE (CANADA) LAUNCH OF MATTRESS INTEGRITY ASSESSMENT AND CLEANPATCH® INSTALLATION SERVICES INTO HEALTHCARE FACILITIES ACROSS CANADA October 13, 2015 – Hygiene Performance Solutions Inc. (“HPS”) and Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) announced today a partnership to bring a new Infection Prevention and Control service to Canadian Hospitals: Mattress Integrity Assessment (“MIA”) and CleanPatch® installation services. Hospital mattresses are the workhorse of the Canadian healthcare system and are a potential point of transmission of pathogens that can lead to healthcare associated infections (“HAI”). HAI are one of the most expensive and challenging issues in Canadian...

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Case Study, CleanPatch implementation, Environmental Services, Global Problem, Hygienic, Infection Control, Mattresses, Surface Integrity, Surface Medical -

Since launching CleanPatch, we have had the pleasure of collaborating with leading health systems across the United States. Many of our customers have been able to repair their mattresses and stretchers using CleanPatch, thereby enhancing patient safety while reducing equipment costs!  We would like to share one of these implementation stories from a leading US private Health System in Pennsylvania. Following a complaint and a challenging Department of Health audit, the facility communicated a Zero Tolerance policy on damaged mattresses, and implemented a successful Mattress Inspection and Repair program. Click here to read this Case Study

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CleanPatch, Hygienic, Intact, Medical Surface Repair, Product Bulletin -

Surface Medical launches CleanPatch: a medical surface repair patch that restores damaged mattresses to an intact and hygienic state (www.cleanpatch.ca).  Click here for a product bulletin announcing the launch.

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