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Richmond Hill-Based Mackenzie Health Improves Hand Hygiene With Ultraviolet Technology

man cleaning deviceIn the spring of 2017, Mackenzie Health identified the need to find a way to sanitize a number of mobile devices, not only for healthcare team members, but also for patients, visitors and the general public.

Man cleaning deviceWith the dramatic increase of mobile devices such as phones and tablets used by patients, families and healthcare providers, hospitals are increasingly challenged to keep germs out of care environments,” says Heather Candon, Manager of Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) at Mackenzie Health in York Region, Ontario. “Recent research has shown these devices, can carry all sorts of germs. At Mackenzie Health we are always looking for ways to stop infectious viruses from entering the hospital and avoiding transmission between patients.”

In the spring of 2017, Mackenzie Health identified the need to find a way to sanitize a number of mobile devices, not only for healthcare team members, but also for patients, visitors and the general public.

Full Article: www.canhealth.com