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How American Ultraviolet Cleaning Solutions Benefit the Healthcare Industry

In light of the global pandemic, ultraviolet cleaning solutions in the healthcare industry have become even more essential than ever before. After all, when it comes to keeping things clean on a large scale, a few antibacterial wipes won’t cut it (even if they’re the fancy name-brand ones). If you’re interested in learning how UV solutions can help improve the cleanliness of healthcare facilities, keep scrolling as we highlight the benefits of using UVC cleaning systems. 

What Are Ultraviolet Cleaning Solutions? 

UV cleaning solutions use ultraviolet light technology to immobilize bacteria and viruses at a cellular level. Taking this step will actually stop the germs from reproducing and spreading infections. 

Health-Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals 

It should be no surprise that hospitals and other healthcare facilities are breeding grounds for germs. With the amount of airborne and surface-level bacteria spreading in hospitals, a standard cleaning crew can’t possibly keep up with the constant need for sanitization.

One of the more concerning factors in healthcare settings is health-associated infections (HAI), which are infections that patients contract while staying at the hospital for other healthcare treatments.

Some of the most common HAI’s include Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections, Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections, Surgical Site Infections, Clostridioides Difficile Infections, MRSA Bacteremia, and Ventilator-Associated Events. 

In 2019, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 236,981 health-associated infections in hospitals across the United States based on the common infection types listed above. With the advancements in technology today, many strides have been made to lower HAI case numbers in hospitals.  

The Ultimate Healthcare Cleaning Innovation

Since 1960, American Ultraviolet has produced several UV cleaning products that lower and even omit dangerous pathogens. Ultraviolet cleaning solutions are an affordable, cost-effective way to clean surfaces and eliminate airborne viruses and bacteria, giving you the peace of mind needed to focus on what matters most.  

So, where do you start? 

Depending on the intended use, American Ultraviolet has several UV cleaning options available. To cover the basic sanitation requirements needed in a hospital, let’s go over the Four Pillars of UVC Disinfection for Healthcare.

These pillars include:  

  • Upper Air: As the name implies, the series of Upper Air systems are small air purifying units that prevent airborne pathogen transmission. These systems are commonly found in patient hospital rooms and recommended by the CDC, WHO, and ASHRAE. 
  • Mobile Room UVC: American Ultraviolet offers a wide range of Mobile Room UVC units to select based on your specific needs. The Mobile Room UVC is considered a great affordable option for small healthcare spaces like bathrooms, cafeterias, lobbies, child play areas, or medical offices. One of the perks of its composition is its ability to move from room to room and sanitize as needed. 
  • OR Package: The OR Package is designed to be permanently situated in a location that needs around-the-clock sanitation, such as an operating room. 
  • UVC HVAC Applications: Most HVAC systems only handle heating and cooling. With American Ultraviolet’s UVC HVAC applications, circulating air throughout a building will pass through a “blanket of UVC energy” to remove any airborne pathogens that were too small for the filtering system to catch. 

Donwil: Your Premier American Ultraviolet Provider

If you’re looking for ultraviolet cleaning solutions for your establishment, Donwil is here to help determine the right options for you. As an American Ultraviolet provider, we have access to an array of quality products to keep your critical business processes always running. Whether you are in the healthcare industry or another field, our experts can match you with your ideal UV setup including UVC cleaning systems, germicidal products, curing and coating solutions, and more. 

Ready to talk to someone about our products or services? Click here to fill out a contact form or give us a call at 877-373-6254 to speak with a customer service representative. 

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