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World Leader In Manufacturing Of Cleaning Solutions; Midbrook Medical, Announces The Launch Of UV Flash, 60 Second Infection Prevention Station Designed To Combat HAI's
Date:2/27/2013

Jackson, MI (PRWEB) February 27, 2013

Now, more than ever, hospitals and healthcare facilities are looking for ways to eliminate hospital acquired infections (HAIs). HAIs are a serious issue for the medical industry. Not only does each infection have the potential to be deadly (claiming the lives of thousands of patients each year), they add thousands of dollars to the cost of treating each patient.

About 5 percent of patients, about 1.7 million, get an infection in the hospital each year, and about 100,000 die as a result, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The cost for treatment is tremendous – from $28 billion to $33 billion.

"The Affordable Care Act is a reality that is not going to go away. It may be revised, but it is with us to stay. One of the main concerns of Health Care executives now is how to assure they are going to be paid for their services and not to be held accountable for doing anything that limits or denies reimbursement. The most simple method is to guard against HAIs and hospital re-admittance," stated Vice President of Midbrook Medical, Jamie Crowley.

Infections can be acquired during surgery; however patients most commonly attribute HAIs to contact with equipment that was improperly cleaned. Midbrook Medical’s state of the art Infection Control products and equipment now feature UV Flash, the 60 second infection prevention station.

Medicare and other insurance companies are refusing to reimburse hospitals for their expenses while treating a patient with an HAI. As a result, healthcare facilities are becoming more pr
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