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CleanPatch, Global Problem, Infection Control, Intact, Mattress Surface Integrity, Mattresses, Medical Surface Repair, Operating Room, Surface Medical -

As we continue to educate healthcare facilities on the patient safety risks of damaged surfaces, we have become aware that some facilities attempt to repair damage with "tape". In response to this, we have created a video series to demonstrate the functional differences between CleanPatch and "tape"  in key scenarios 1) After wiping with a hospital disinfectant 2) In the presence of fluid These videos have proven popular with our customers around the world, and are an eye opening visual that showcase why tape is prohibited by many health surveyors and infection control departments. Our newest video launched today uses Vericlean, a fluorescent marking spray from Diversey...

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Cost-savings, GPO, HealthTrust, Mattress Surface Integrity, Mattresses, Medical Surface Repair, Repair, United States -

Surface Medical Awarded HealthTrust Contract for CleanPatch® March 15, 2016 – Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) is pleased to announce that its CleanPatch® product-line has been awarded a supply contract by HealthTrust. Beginning today, HealthTrust’s 1,400 hospitals and members in 22,600 alternate care sites can safely and effectively repair damaged mattresses. This is expected to both generate significant savings and enhance patient safety. Hospital bed and stretcher mattresses are frequently damaged as a result of physical and chemical stress. Since they cannot be properly cleaned, they may harbor pathogens that pose a risk to patient safety. Regulators and surveying organizations do...

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Distributor, Diversey, Environmental Services, Key Opinion Leaders, Mattress Surface Integrity, Medical Surface Repair, Press Coverage, Sealed Air, US Launch -

            Sealed Air Forms Strategic Distribution Partnership with Surface Medical for CleanPatch® Brand in United States CHARLOTTE, N.C. – March 1, 2016 - Surface Medical Inc. (“SMI”) and Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today that they have entered into a strategic partnership to exclusively distribute the CleanPatch® branded product line in the United States through Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division. As part of the multi-year agreement, Diversey Care will lead the sales, marketing and distribution activities of CleanPatch products designed for the safe and effective repair of hospital bed mattresses, operating room tables and stretchers....

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Case Study, Cost-savings, Infection Control, Mattress Surface Integrity, Mattresses, Medical Surface Repair -

In addition to enhancing patient safety and reducing cross-contamination, CleanPatch saves you money. This can be visualized by inputing your facility data into our CleanCalculator as 20 repairs with CleanPatch costs less than buying 1 new mattress! In order to understand the true cost-savings of using CleanPatch, we collaborated with a regional Bedshop in a large health system, who are responsible for maintaining and repairing hospital beds and stretchers.  The results are in - over six months, the Bedshop was able to repair 68% of the damaged mattresses and stretchers it received, for a total cost savings of $29,794! Click here to download the full Case...

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Case Study, CleanPatch, Implementation, Mattress Inspection and Repair Guide, Mattress Surface Integrity -

We are very excited to release the first of our CleanPatch case studies! Over the last year, a leading Canadian hospital has implemented a soft surface inspection and repair process using CleanPatch. This process has realized significant cost-savings while enhancing patient safety through providing intact and cleanable surfaces! The process was championed by the Maintenance and Portering groups with support by Infection Prevention and Control. Read their full story here by clicking on the link CleanPatch is being implemented by over 100 healthcare facilities already, contact us so we can feature your story next!

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