Falmouth Chamber of Commerce: Cape Cod Healthcare announces partnership with AeroClean Technologies
Providing Pathogen Free Air to CCHC Network Facilities (HYANNIS, MA – 10 AOT 2021) – Cape Cod Healthcare has announced plans to partner with AeroClean Technologies to install more than 100 air purification and disinfection devices. Purgo ™ air in their facilities from early summer 2021. Purgo ™ uses patented and exclusive UV-C LED technology to significantly reduce or eliminate harmful pathogens such as allergens, molds, bacteria, fungi and viruses, including the surrogate pathogen for COVID-19 – providing continuous air disinfection as an important additional safety measure for patients, staff and visitors. In May 2021, Cape Cod Healthcare announced that the Cape Cod Hospital was recognized as the recipient of the Healthgrades 2021 Patient Safety Excellence AwardTM – a distinction that places Cape Cod Hospital among the top 5% of all hospitals and the only one of its kind in Massachusetts. Cape Cod Healthcare will also be the first hospital in Massachusetts to deploy medical grade air disinfection devices on a large scale in indoor spaces shared by patients, staff and visitors, once again demonstrating the emphasis on clinical quality and safety. “We are committed to diligently ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone in the Cape Cod Healthcare community, so in addition to continuing to enforce all health and safety measures one year after the pandemic, we will be adding a cleansing activates air to improve the protection of our patients and in our high traffic areas. This will allow everyone to breathe easily and interact in our spaces with confidence, “said Michael Lauf, President and CEO from Cape Cod Healthcare. Purgo units will be used in clinical and non-clinical spaces. Clinical spaces include outpatient treatment areas with populations of immunocompromised patients, such as cancer patients receiving chemotherapy. Non-clinical spaces will include halls, waiting rooms, dining rooms, staff break rooms, offices, conference centers and other confined spaces. Cape Cod Healthcare will also begin testing AeroClean’s new Purgo LiftTM technology to protect patients, staff and guests inside CCHC network elevators. “The goal of installing this advanced technology is to make patients and their families, staff and guests feel more secure when transitioning and using our facilities. peak. AeroClean is the perfect partner to help bring these improved remediation plans to fruition, ”said Michael R. Bachstein, Vice President, Facilities Management. Purgo will work continuously to purify and remove viruses and other harmful pathogens from the air, exchanging the air inside most rooms more than six times per hour, providing continuous disinfection efforts. “The demand for clean, safe air has never been greater, even in our most advanced medical facilities, where high air change rates and HEPA filtration are commonly used in operating theaters and hospitals. treatment areas. However, the CDC and WHO now recommend HEPA filtration and advanced technologies. air purification technology (germicidal UV irradiation) in indoor spaces to effectively mitigate atmospheric threats, such as COVID-19. Traditional HVAC systems and filtration cannot support the air disinfection requirements in these common areas to sufficiently mitigate the risks from airborne pathogens – especially those that are transferred locally, person-to-person inside, ”said Jason DiBona, CEO of AeroClean. “We are proud to provide Cape Cod Healthcare with a real-time solution that can be safely deployed in any of their spaces to purify the air and add substantial additional protection for all who enter their facilities. ” Cape Cod Healthcare plans to implement the enhanced phased disinfection plan starting this summer and will make Purgo ™ widely available throughout their business by the end of 2021. About AeroClean Technologies AeroClean is a pathogen removal technology company whose mission is to sustain work, leisure and life continuously, with continuous air disinfection products called Purgo ™ ( pure-go). We create solutions for hospitals, offices and many shared spaces as well as elevators, airplanes and more. Purgo ™ products feature SteriDuct ™, a proprietary technology developed by our top aerospace engineers, medical scientists and innovators. Powered by SteriDuct ™, our solutions are medical grade, eradicating airborne viral, fungal and bacterial pathogens. Our goal is simple: to never stop innovating to keep people healthy and safe, so that life never stops. Learn more about aeroclean.com. About Cape Cod Healthcare Cape Cod Healthcare is the premier provider of healthcare services for residents and visitors to Cape Cod. With more than 500 physicians, 5,700 staff and 790 volunteers, Cape Cod Healthcare comprises two acute care hospitals, the leading provider of home and palliative care (VNA), a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center, a center life support, five emergency care centers (with an additional center coming in 2022) and numerous health programs. For more information, visit the Cape Cod Healthcare website at www.capecodhealth.org. For the latest relevant and credible healthcare news, visit www.capecodhealthnews.com.