What about cultural adoption and sustainability?

Systems

BIOVIGIL is a very tangible manifestation of a hospital’s commitment to patient safety that touches patients, family, and staff thousands of times every day. It is a natural fit for hospitals that have a strong patient safety and care-giver accountability culture or wish to improve in these important areas. BIOVIGIL …

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How do I establish a ROI for BioVigil?

Technology

The link between hand hygiene and reduced HAIs is well established. BioVigil allows you to achieve and sustain exceptionally high levels of hand hygiene performance that have resulted in HAI reductions at BioVigil clients.  The core BioVigil value drivers are: 1) reduce unreimbursed cost-of-care and extended length-of-stay attributable to HAI …

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How disruptive is the installation and maintenance of the system?

Systems

The BIOVIGIL system does NOT require any modifications to soap/sanitizer dispensers and does NOT require any building modifications, wiring, or IT integration. Most components of the system are battery operated and can be installed in five minutes per patient room. Maintenance (including battery changes) is included as part of BIOVIGIL’s …

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Does the use of germ-killing products create “super germs” and eliminate good germs?

Regular hand sanitation actually improves the proportion of “good germs” on the hands.  After washing or sanitizing, good germs are quickly replenished.  Alcohol in sanitizers evaporates quickly and completely, leaving no residue behind to which organisms could adapt.  There is no risk of antibacterial resistance.

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Isn’t soap and water just as effective?

Washing your hands with soap and water is effective.  However, in order to really work, hand washing must be done frequently and properly.  Soap isn’t designed to kill bacteria, but to lift dirt so it can be washed away.  Beyond that, soap-and-water washing takes time and can be inconvenient.  Conversely, …

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Are alcohol-based hand sanitizers the same as anti-bacterial soap?

The short answer to this question is no. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer has been used in the medical field for over 100 years for a reason: alcohol kills germs in seconds.  It does so without the need for water, and it leaves no residue on the skin.  The use of alcohol-based …

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