Zero CAUTI facility recognized at National conference for achievements in hospital infection prevention.
Asheville, NC (May 28, 2014) FirstHealth’s Moore Regional Hospital presented a poster at the 21st The award and recognition comes as a result of a 2013 catheter associated urinary tract infection prevention study held at the facility. At the completion of the study, FirstHealth reported zero CAUTI’s with use of Theraworx Technology and its Patent Pending Silver First Protocol.
Raising the bar for CAUTI prevention standards, Moore Regional Hospital, located in Pinehurst NC, went 1667 catheter days CAUTI free. The study, held third quarter of 2013, led to a system wide upgrade on policies and procedures in catheter care, to include the newly adopted Theraworx technology.
“It is an honor to work closely with FirstHealth and watch the excitement as their staff achieves goals that will set the pace for best healthcare practices. Utilizing Theraworx Technology, the Moore Regional team achieved something rarely accomplished. Our Theraworx team recognizes the dedication to infection prevention and safety for their patients. We are proud to collaborate with them as we move forward in the prevention of healthcare associated infections, “said Ron Harvey, National Clinical Director for Avadim Technologies, Inc.
For more information on the CAUTI study, see the April addition of Healthcare Purchasing News.
About Theraworx & Silver First Protocol:
Theraworx™ is a patented, total body pH and Hygiene skin management system that isdesigned to restore the skin’s natural defense properties, while remaining non-toxic and totalbody safe. The Theraworx™ Technology delivers care for any type of patient resident with three application formats of a foam, spray, or cloth.
SilverFirst Protocol was developed with Hospital industry Professionals in an effort to establisha mechanism of “Best Practice CAUTI Care”. Once established utilizing Theraworx for pre and post catheter care, the protocol has shown a significant impact in the ICU, Emergency Room, and Operating Room environments.
Learn more at theraworx.com or by calling 877.677.2723.
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