About 100,000 people die in the U.S. annually from healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs). HAIs kill more people than HIV and Breast Cancer combined each year. Government organizations such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, non-profit organizations such as the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, and hospital leadership and staff everywhere are motivated to reduce this alarming killer.
The good news? There are procedures and equipment at our disposal to help in the fight against the spread of microbes in healthcare facilities. Explore these solutions to learn more about how products and materials, like copper, can help us reverse this trend.