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Peer-Reviewed Study Shows 60% Reduction in HAI

By CME Corp Staff on Feb 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

In a peer-reviewed study published in the American Journal of Infection Control, infection data from 12 months before and after the installation of the VidaShield infection prevention system in the special care unit (SCU) of a hospital in Kentucky was analyzed. Overall infection rates were reduced by 60% and the rates of common healthcare-associated infections like Clostridium difficile, CAUTIs and CLABSIs were reduced by more than 60%, despite no reported changes in the amount/type of cleaning done, the infection control protocol or reporting procedures. (depicted below)1  

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VidaShield, CME Join Forces To Combat HAI in Healthcare Facilities

By CME Corp Staff on Sep 6, 2017 7:21:13 PM

Warwick, R.I. – In a partnership that will target hospital acquired infections (HAI), CME has been named the preferred North American distributor for VidaShield, the healthcare equipment and logistics company is proud to announce.

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New Technology Reported to Reduce Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI)

By CME Corp Staff on Aug 28, 2017 2:04:00 PM

According to the latest CDC statistics, hospital acquired infections (HAIs) affect 5 to 10 percent of hospitalized patients in the U.S. per year, with approximately 1.7 million HAIs occurring in U.S. hospitals each year, resulting in 99,000 deaths and an estimated $20 billion in healthcare costs.

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