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Jun 22, 2015, 11:38 ET

APIC 2015: DebMed® Showcases Line-up of Hand Hygiene Solutions for Increased Patient Safety and Reduced Costs

APIC booth #114 -- DebMed®, creator of the award-winning DebMed GMS™, announces today its solution line-up for the 42nd annual APIC...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:08 ET

DebMed® to Showcase Market-leading Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System at Premier Breakthroughs Conference

What: A dynamic knowledge-sharing event for Premier members and contracted suppliers, devoted to bringing people, ideas and innovations together...

Jun 10, 2015, 09:12 ET

IPAC 2015 Poster Demonstrates Canadian Four Moments Hand Hygiene Guidelines Result in 30% More Hand Cleaning Opportunities than WHO Guidelines

IPAC booth #80 -- DebMed® has collaborated on a study with Mt. Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Greenville Health System in South Carolina...

Apr 21, 2015, 09:07 ET

DebMed® Champions Awareness of Hand Hygiene's Critical Role in Healthcare in Conjunction with WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day, May 5

 As hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) continue to persist as a safety and financial issue for healthcare, DebMed®, creator of the...

Apr 10, 2015, 09:28 ET

AONE 2015: DebMed® Empowers Nurse Leaders to Take an Active Role To Reduce "Never Events"

 What: Empowering Leaders Igniting Change is the theme for this year's American Organization for Nursing Executives (AONE) meeting. Thousands...

Dec 03, 2014, 09:04 ET

Cooley Dickinson Hospital Renews Contract for DebMed® Group Monitoring System™

 DebMed® today announced a three-year agreement with Cooley Dickinson Hospital for the use of its Group Monitoring System™ (GMS),...

Dec 01, 2014, 09:07 ET

DebMed® Addresses Impact of Hand Hygiene Compliance on Patient Safety and Quality at 26th Annual IHI National Forum on Quality Improvement in Health Care

What: Nearly 5,000 healthcare professionals will convene to gain actionable ideas and strive to effect real change in healthcare quality and...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:31 ET

DebMed Supports 28th Annual International Infection Prevention Week

 In recognition of the importance of infection prevention to patient safety, DebMed® is joining the Association for Professionals in...

Oct 20, 2014, 09:12 ET
Despite the prevalence of available electronic technologies, manual methods are still predominately used for tracking hand hygiene.

Hospital Hand Hygiene Reporting Discrepancies Continue

 DebMed® today announced the results of its third annual survey exploring methods used by hospitals to gather hand hygiene data,...

Jul 17, 2014, 09:49 ET

DebMed Awarded Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems Category Agreement with Premier, Inc.

 DebMed has been awarded a group purchasing agreement in the Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems category with Premier, Inc. Effective October...

Jun 05, 2014, 11:05 ET

Study Proves Accuracy of DebMed® Group Monitoring System™ in Measuring Hand Hygiene Practices of Healthcare Workers

DebMed®, announced today that its methodology used to calculate whether or not healthcare workers are cleaning their hands as frequently as...

May 02, 2014, 13:29 ET

DebMed® to Participate in Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality Patient Safety Summit 2014

What: The upcoming Georgia Association for Healthcare Quality (GAHQ) Patient Safety Summit aims to continually improve the quality of...

Apr 22, 2014, 09:45 ET
DebMed GMS(TM) Monitoring System, Hand Hygiene Compliance Reports (PRNewsFoto/DebMed)

Deb and DebMed® Announce Support of WHO Save Lives: Clean Your Hands Day, May 5

 Deb Group, creators of the DebMed® Group Monitoring System™ (GMS) and a range of hand hygiene and sanitizer products, announces...

Mar 05, 2014, 10:27 ET

DebMed® to Arm Nursing Professionals with New Infection-Reducing Hand Hygiene Solutions at the American Organization of Nursing Executives Meeting

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance...

Mar 03, 2014, 16:27 ET

DebMed® Awarded GSA Contract for Healthcare Hand Hygiene Products and Electronic Compliance Monitoring

DebMed®, creator of the award-winning world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health...

Feb 11, 2014, 13:43 ET

DebMed® Showcases Industry's Most Comprehensive Hand Hygiene Compliance Solution Portfolio at HIMSS 2014

(HIMSS booth #1483) – DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on...

Feb 05, 2014, 10:20 ET

Meadows Regional Medical Center is the First in Georgia to Implement Innovative Technology from DebMed to Enhance Patient Safety

 DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health...

Jan 29, 2014, 09:37 ET

DebMed® to Present Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System Using the WHO Five Moments Standard at ANA and ACNL Nursing Conferences

 DebMed®, creator of the award-winning, world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health...

Jan 06, 2014, 10:21 ET

Riverside Medical Center and DebMed Announce Collaborative Partnership To Enhance Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality

DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's)...

Dec 19, 2013, 13:38 ET

DebMed® Announces Expanded Distribution to Healthcare Organizations of its DebMed Group Monitoring System (GMS)

DebMed®, creator of the world's first electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring system based on the World Health Organization's (WHO's)...