SteriLux Systems is proud to deploy our SteriLocker™ at the 80th Street Residence, an assisted living facility and outstanding leader in biosecurity, safety and infection prevention.
A recent medical study confirmed that NYC healthcare workers are facing unprecedented levels of stress due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The most common source: transmitting the virus to friends and family.
Learning from challenges faced by one private charter school in Texas, SteriLux Systems can help to make schools safer for students, faculty, and staff.
The Denver Broncos purchased a disinfection booth that sprays a mist onto players before stepping onto the practice field as a COVID-19 prevention measure.
The Washington Post published an article discussing University staff concerns regarding infection risk as students come back to campus.
The nonpartisan Center for American Progress lists 7 urgent reforms needed to ensure that our essential workers are fully protected from germs and infections.
SteriLux Systems CEO Michael Lane has been invited to moderate a panel discussion at the 16th International Conference on Emerging Technologies for a Smarter World (CEWIT2020) coming up on November 5th.
A systematic review of studies found that white coats are frequently contaminated with strains of harmful and sometimes drug-resistant bacteria associated with hospital-acquired infections.
Healthcare providers do not have adequate resources to prevent pathogens from traveling home from the hospital with them. SteriLux Systems strives to be a part of the solution.
Donna Armellino, VP of Infection Prevention at Northwell Health says that UVC "can optimize environmental cleanliness, resulting in decreased pathogens that could potentially cause infection".
The American Journal of Infection control conducted a systematic review of 28 years worth of medical studies focused on bacterial contamination from White Coats and Surgical Scrubs. The review concludes that White Coats are laundered much less frequently than Surgical Scrubs, both are colonized with multi-drug resistant organisms, and laundering practices have a varying degree of efficacy in reducing contamination.
"U.S. medical centers have reported 5,000-plus cases of patients likely catching the coronavirus once admitted for other conditions, adding to the strain of the pandemic itself."
A 2009 study published in the American Journal of Infection control suggests that a large proportion of health care workers' white coats may be contaminated with bacteria known to cause Staph Infections.
In a 2011 study published in the American Journal for Infection Control, Israeli researchers concluded that physician and nursing attire is dirty - meaning that it is covered in those pathogens that cause a majority of Healthcare Associated Infections.
A 2012 study out of Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute concludes that White Coats may have a role in transmitting nosocomial pathogenic microorganisms.
"Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can survive on some surfaces, like towels, razors, furniture, and athletic equipment for hours, days, or even weeks. It can spread to people who touch a contaminated surface, and MRSA can cause infections if it gets into a cut, scrape, or open wound."
Newsweek publishes a discussion about the challenges of raising capital through COVID-19 that features SteriLux Systems and CEO, Michael Lane.
Episode 4 of the MiDi Product Development podcast called “The Innovation Vault” discusses UVC Sterilization lockers as an infection prevention measure against COVID-19.
According to a peer reviewed study published in The Ochsner Journal, patients prefer white coats, and they contribute to greater comfort and confidence in their physicians.
After placing third in the 2018 Hofstra / Digital Remedy Venture Challenge, Northwell Health interviewed Dr. Preminger and he explains how he came up with his SteriLocker idea and how it can help improve patient care and lower hospital expenses.