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Nov 17, 2015, 09:15 ET Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital Increases Hand Hygiene Compliance by 40% in Four Months With DebMed® GMS™

The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) in Plattsburgh, NY, has accomplished its yearlong goal of...


Nov 10, 2015, 10:00 ET DebMed® Announces Results of 2015 Survey on Hand Hygiene and Patient Safety

DebMed®, a leader in the healthcare hand hygiene market and creator of the award-winning DebMed® GMS™ (Group Monitoring System), announces the...


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 (American...


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 to...


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 comparing the ...


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 award-winning...


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 of...


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), the only electronic...


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 safety...


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 Infection Control ...


Oct 20, 2014, 09:12 ET 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, the reliability of...


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 1, 2014,...


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 they...


Apr 22, 2014, 09:45 ET 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 today its support of...


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

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


Mar 03, 2014, 04:27 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 Organization's...


Feb 11, 2014, 01:43 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 the World...


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 Organization's...


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 Organization's...


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) "Five...


Dec 19, 2013, 01:38 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) Five...


Dec 05, 2013, 09:58 ET DebMed® Announces Major Enhancement to its Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring System

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


Dec 04, 2013, 03:38 ET DebMed® to Present "Lead the Change to Improved Patient Safety and Quality" at Institute for Healthcare Improvement 25th Annual National Forum

What: As increasing patient safety, reducing costs, and lowering readmissions remain high priorities for healthcare systems across the U.S., improved ...


Nov 19, 2013, 09:06 ET DebMed® Alerts Hospital Patients to the Danger of the Flu and How to Stay Healthy

The dreaded flu season is imminent and that means an increase in emergency visits and hospital admissions. While the United States usually sees a...


Oct 23, 2013, 09:07 ET Survey Reveals Hospitals Are Focused on Reducing Infections, but Most Have Not Yet Adopted All Best Practices

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