AKRON, Ohio, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO, the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions, will share interactive presentations that highlight "Innovation You Can Touch" and feature new PURELL® Healthcare Surface Disinfectant and GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)'s 44th Annual Conference. GOJO will also preview new dispensing technologies and soap and hand sanitizer formulations, which will be launched later in 2017.
GOJO will once again begin this year's conference with the GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium, It's Time to Move On: Why We Need to Stop Relying on Direct Observation and Embrace Automated Hand Hygiene Monitoring as the New Gold Standard, on Wed., June 14th, from 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. at the Portland Convention Center. The keynote speakers for this event are:
- Emily Landon, MD, assistant professor of medicine, specializing in infectious diseases and global health, and medical director for the infection control program, University of Chicago
- Colin Furness, MISt, PhD, MPH, assistant professor of knowledge management and information management, University of Toronto's Faculty of Information
Both speakers will share perspective and innovative strategies that address how healthcare facilities can transition from direct observation to electronic hand hygiene monitoring to improve and sustain compliance. Breakfast will be provided, and 2.0 CE credits are available for those that attend.
Innovations GOJO will be presenting at this year's conference include:
PURELL® Healthcare Surface Disinfectant
The PURELL® brand, trusted by hospitals and healthcare facilities for decades, has introduced its new surface disinfecting sprays into the healthcare market.
PURELL® Healthcare Surface Disinfectant kills 22 organisms in 30 seconds including MRSA, VRE and Norovirus. This product, which is fragrance free, also offers:
- Powerful Peace of Mind: No precautionary statements; no handwashing required
- Ease of Use: Patented one-step disinfectant and cleaner
- Multi-Surface Performance: Proven performance across most hard and soft surfaces
- EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Certified: Performs well and contains ingredients that meet strict safety criteria for both human health and the environment
GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts and GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Hand Hygiene Solutions
GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts is an Internet of Things solution designed to provide a healthcare facility's staff with real-time monitoring of refill status, battery life, communication and dispenser status for GOJO dispensers. This new GOJO technology also predicts when a dispenser will need to be refilled via web portal, email or mobile device.
The SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts product is the newest addition to the GOJO® SMARTLINK™ solution. Other components include the GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Activity Monitoring System, GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Integrated Technology, GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Clinician-Based Support and the GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Observation System.
PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Single Use Packets
A new and uniquely convenient package provides PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer in a single, efficacious application when and where you need it. This sanitary sealed hand hygiene solution is ideal for workers who are on the move, and simple for patients to use to help stop the spread of germs.
To register for the GOJO Symposium and for more information about GOJO, which is exhibiting at Booth 826, at the APIC 2017 Annual Conference go to http://tradeshows.gojo.com/Home.aspx
GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held, family-owned corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, Canada and Brazil.
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