Healthcare


AHE Attendees Discover the Easy Benefits of Antimicrobial Copper

Photo: Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces installed at Pullman Regional Hospital in Washington.   By Adam Estelle, Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association Environmental services personnel are always looking for the most effective cleaning products on the market. At the recent Association for the Healthcare Environment...

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Antimicrobial copper touch surfaces installed at Pullman Regional Hospital in Washington.

Antimicrobial Copper’s Aha! Moment at the 2015 AHA Leadership Summit

By Adam Estelle, Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association Being an outsider to the healthcare industry, I always enjoy exhibiting at the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) annual leadership summit.  Each year, hospital C-suite executives, owners and board members meet at this event to share...

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Antimicrobial Copper’s Aha! Moment at the 2015 AHA Leadership Summit

South Africa Equips “Miracle Trains” with Copper

Medical trains are being deployed throughout South Africa to provide healthcare to rural communities that lack proper medical equipment and staff. Some of these remote areas have only a single doctor who must treat up to 5,000 people. Transnet’s Phelophepa I and II “miracle trains”...

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South Africa Equips “Miracle Trains” with Copper

Charlotte Hungerford’s Copper Past

By Adam Estelle, Project Engineer for the Copper Development Association During our visit this Spring to Torrington, Connecticut, we had no idea that copper had been helping Charlotte Hungerford Hospital long before the Patient Safety Challenge.  Tim, the Communications Director and honorary historian, mentioned over lunch that...

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Charlotte Hungerford’s Copper Past

Hospitals Across North America Install Antimicrobial Copper

Effective infection control and prevention is an ongoing challenge for healthcare facilities. Tactics to reduce the onset of hospital-acquired infections, such as campaigns to encourage more hand washing by healthcare workers and the proliferation of hand sanitizer stations throughout hospitals have brought about improvements, but...

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Hospitals Across North America Install Antimicrobial Copper

Copper: A Silent Helper for Hospitals

By Ed Harrich, Director of Surgical Services at Pullman Regional Hospital Patient safety is a top priority for hospitals. This includes a constant focus on the reduction of hospital-acquired infections.  At Pullman Regional Hospital, a 25-bed critical-access hospital located in southeastern Washington, our overall infection...

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Copper:  A Silent Helper for Hospitals


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