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Company adds to swab product

Company adds to swab product

PDI has launched its Prevantics® Device Swab Strip. The product expands on the existing Prevantics Device Swab by helping prevent central line associated bloodstream infections.

PDI launches contest

PDI announced Delivering the Difference, a contest recognizing those who show excellence in helping infection prevention and environmental services teams in healthcare facilities.

PDI swab receives market authorization

Investigators have released results from the first, randomized, crossover, prospective, comparative effectiveness clinical study evaluating the benefits of a 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate and 70% Isopropyl Alcohol over 70% Isopropyl Alcohol alone in disinfecting needleless connectors, PDI announced.

PDI introduces new swab

PDI introduces new swab

PDI has debuted the Prevantics® Device Swab, a chlorhexidine gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for disinfecting needleless access sites prior to use on ports and hubs.

Beyond surface cleaning

Beyond surface cleaning

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Providers use room turnover as an opportunity to eliminate sometimes deadly bugs by layering basic cleaning with next-generation solvents and technology

PDI introduces sanitizing wipes enhancements

PDI introduces sanitizing wipes enhancements

PDI has new educational and product enhancements for its Sani-Hands® Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes.

Nice-Pak Products and PDI celebrate Earth Week with solar system

Nice-Pak Products Inc. and sister company Professional Disposables International Inc., celebrated Earth Week by installing a solar array on the roof of its headquarters and manufacturing plant.

PDI launches website

PDI launches website

PDI has officially launched its new website, the company announced. The new site, http://www.pdihc.com, allows users to access the full PDI healthcare website through a smartphone or tablet.

The continuum of care: Healthcare reform's effect

The continuum of care: Healthcare reform's effect

Our healthcare system has recently seen, and will continue to see, significant changes. There are particular implications for long-term care facilities but, overall, healthcare costs are increasing, the payment model is changing and new provider structures are developing.

Germicidal wipe included in PDI package

Germicidal wipe included in PDI package

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PDI's Sani-Cloth® AF3 Germicidal Disposable Wipe is now available in the company's new Portable Pak.

Formal, written policies can help long-term care facilities avoid healthcare-associated infections, experts say

Formal, written policies can help long-term care facilities avoid healthcare-associated infections, experts say

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Long-term care organizations must practice diligent adherence to hand hygiene regimens and establish clear, written protocols for containing and preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), experts recommended during a webinar Wednesday.

Webcast to focus on facility-acquired infections, hospital readmissions

Webcast to focus on facility-acquired infections, hospital readmissions

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Long-term care providers continually struggle with healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). They can find answers to the challenge at a McKnight's no-cost webcast at 1 p.m. (Eastern) June 20. During this CEU-approved webcast, providers will learn specific ways to reduce HAIs, as well as how to improve regulatory compliance and how best practices can give you a leg up on the competition.