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SmartUVC™; The power to stop pathogens that routinely compromise healthcare environments. Increased evidence published in scientific literature confirms that Clostridium difficile, MRSA, VRE, Acinetobacter baumannii, and influenza are transmitted via environmental surfaces. Published studies indicate that only 50% of environmental surfaces in a typical OR suite or patient room may be effectively disinfected; and that a current patient’s risk of contracting an HAI from contaminated surfaces increases 100% when the previous room occupant had been diagnosed with an infection..

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Germ-Killing Robots Deployed to the Republic of Liberia To Aid in Battle Against Ebola Virus

TRU-D SmartUVC inventor travels to Ebola hotspots with UV disinfection devices
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Two 5-foot-5 superbug-slaying machines were deployed from the United States yesterday en route to JFK Hospital and ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Republic of Liberia, wh…

TRU-D Tested in Most Comprehensive UV Disinfection Study to Date

Real-World Application of UV-C Disinfection Study Concludes
DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – This past week, a groundbreaking 28-month-long study funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention examining the real-world effectiveness of automated UV-C disinfection robot…

TRU-D SmartUVC Eliminates Superbugs, Addresses Hospital Reimbursement and Reporting Requirements

UV disinfection device is game-changer for patients and hospital leaders alike
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Healthcare-associated infections like Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a bacterium that can cause life-threatening bloodstream infections, pne…

Employees, Equipment and the Environment: Top Infection Prevention Focuses in Hospitals

TRU-D SmartUVC adds sophisticated technology to traditional disinfection protocols
MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – In any given hospital in the country at any given time, one in 25 patients has at least one hospital-acquired infection, according to the Centers of Disease Contr…

Superbug-Slaying Robot TRU-D Arrives At Covenant and Sartori Medical Centers

TRU-D is a portable UV disinfection system with Sensor360 technology, which automatically calculates the pathogen-lethal UV dose required for disinfecting health care environments
WATERLOO, Iowa, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa is the latest to deploy TRU…

TRU-D SmartUVC™ to Add Fresh Perspective to Infection Prevention Conversation at APIC's 41st Annual Conference June 7-9

Germ-eliminating robot boasts most innovative UV disinfection technology on the market.
ANAHEIM, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – At the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's 41st Annual Conference, leadership from TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) will be de…

Innovations Enhance TRU-D SmartUVC Robot, Improving Time-Efficiency for Hospital Infection Prevention Efforts

From instant room analysis and dose calculation to real-time tracking and reporting, TRU-D's enhanced technology allows for focus on terminal disinfection
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The engineering and leadership teams behind TRU-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot-5 market-leadi…

Palos Community Hospital Implements TRU-D SmartUVC™ UV Disinfection Robot to Improve Patient Safety and Prevent Infection

Superbug-slaying robot eliminates 99.9 percent of pathogens
PALOS HEIGHTS, Ill., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Palos Community Hospital has added TRU-D SmartUVC™ to its patient safety and infection control arsenal and will be using the UV disinfection robot in patient rooms as well as surgi…

TRU-D SmartUVC™ to Showcase Infection Prevention Tracking Technology at AORN Surgical Conference and Expo 2014

iTRU-D proves to be valuable tool for thorough disinfection of operating suites
CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – TRU-D SmartUVC™ will showcase its exclusive cloud-based infection prevention tracking technology, iTRU-D, at the Association for periOperative Registered Nurses Su…

O'Connor Hospital Acquires Superbug-Slaying Robot TRU-D to Provide Extra Level of Care Towards Improved Patient Safety

Hospital is first in the Bay Area to deploy UV germ-killing disinfection technology
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – O'Connor Hospital is the first hospital in the Bay Area to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC™, a pathogen-eliminating robot that uses powerful ultraviolet light to…

Top Tips for Choosing the Ideal UV Disinfection Device

Health care executives should consider these important questions to make an informed decision
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — As the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology kicks off a new awareness campaign about health care-associated infections…

Covenant Health Deploys Powerful Superbug-Slaying Robot for Room Disinfection

Region's largest health system adds TRU-D SmartUVC(TM) to patient safety arsenal
LUBBOCK, Texas, Oct. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Covenant Health has added TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), a 5-foot-5 germ-killing UV disinfection robot made by Lumalier, to its arsenal of preventive practices aimed at…

New Data from CDC Study Presented at IDWeek 2013 Confirms TRU-D SmartUVC's Accuracy in Calculating Pathogen-Lethal UV Dose

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — At IDWeek 2013(TM), new research from an ongoing $2 million study funded by the Centers for Disease Control's Epicenter Program at Duke University and the University of North Carolina will be presented in the poster abstract session Role of the Hea…

Creative Force Behind Advanced Healthcare-Disinfection Robot, TRU-D SmartUVC, to Address Importance of UV Disinfection at AHE Conference

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Leadership from Lumalier, makers of TRU-D SmartUVC(TM), will discuss with hospital leaders from around the country the benefits of adding the company's 5-foot-five germ-killing robot to environmental services routines during the Assoc…

Advanced Germ-Eliminating Technology Improves Patient Safety at The Medical Center of Central Georgia

UV disinfection robot slays superbugs, resulting in a significant decrease of hospital infections since its deployment in 2010
MACON, Ga., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Infection control experts at The Medical Center of Central Georgia report the use of cutting-edge UV technology has been ke…

Groundbreaking UK Study Confirms Significant Reduction in Hospital Superbug Pathogens with TRU-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot

NOTTINGHAM, England, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – A recent study titled "First UK evaluation of an automated ultraviolet-C room decontamination device (TRU-D™)" confirms the effectiveness of TRU-D SmartUVC™ in eliminating common superbugs in health care environments.
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New UV-C-Reflective Wall Coating Dramatically Reduces Disinfection Times for TRU-D Device

TRU-D's Sensor360 technology automatically reduced cycle times by 80 percent
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — A recent study published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (William A. Rutala, Ph.D., MPH, et al., 2013) confirms the ability of a new UV-C-reflectiv…

New CDC Study Confirms Effectiveness of UV-C Disinfection in Reducing Harmful Pathogens for Hospitals

DURHAM, N.C., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – A recent study funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epicenters Program and published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (Deverick H. Anderson, M.D., MPH et al., 2013) supports and expands on previously published…

Vancouver General Hospital First in Canada to Use Tru-D SmartUVC Superbug-Killing Robot

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – She's just 5'5" and quiet, but don't let her demure looks fool you — she's a ruthless killer who moves at the speed of light. Meet Tru-D, the newest member of Vancouver General Hospital's (VGH) Houseke…

'The Doctors' Examine the Futuristic TRU-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot, an Innovative Solution to Combat Hospital Infections

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — THE DOCTORS, an Emmy Award winning, nationally syndicated talk show, discussed hospital cleanliness and a unique disinfection solution, TRU-D SmartUVC™ offered by Philips Healthcare.
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'The Doctors' to Feature the Tru-D SmartUVC Hospital Disinfection Robot on January 14

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – THE DOCTORS, an Emmy Award winning, nationally syndicated talk show covering the latest and hottest medical trends invited the Tru-D corporate team to the CBS studios in Hollywood for a featured on-air appearance.  The show will air nationall…