In a time when modern, up-to-date facilities can be a big selling point for hospitals seeking more patients, construction and maintenance projects have become the norm in hospitals across the country — but acute care hospitals can’t pause patient care while those projects are being completed, since they generally remain open 24/7 to consistently treat [...]
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Imagine you are visiting a hospital while a minor renovation is underway. You never visit the floor undergoing the renovations or see any equipment. You are, however, traveling in a crowded hospital elevator when the car stops on the fourth floor and in walks a construction worker covered with dust. He scrunches in between a [...]
St. Louis Business Journal: Keep it Clean – Execs Launch Infection Control U to Address $30 Billion Problem
Two St. Louis entrepreneurs are teaming up to launch a new business to assist hospitals in fighting the spread of infections. Thom Wellington, founder of Wellington Environmental, and Tom Sears, founder of Research Based Solutions, began working on the concept of Infection Control University — a new company aimed at reducing hospital-acquired infections (HAI) through [...]
ST. LOUIS – For more than a quarter-century, Wellington Environmental has been working with hospitals and ambulatory care facilities all over the country to enhance infection control procedures. This week, the St. Louis-based company launched Infection Control University (ICU). “ICU is to help minimize the risk and exposure of hospital acquired infections,” said Tom Sears, [...]
ST. LOUIS (October 15, 2014) – Infection Control University (ICU), the leading provider of managing risks and reducing Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs), has launched a patent-pending online learning center that provides Infection Control Awareness training certification to all hospital and contractor employees who work in healthcare facilities. As a cloud-based learning center, ICU provides staff [...]