May 14, 2015

UV light disinfection robots help to overpower pathogens

By: OR Manager

Disinfection robots are first on the ECRI Institute’s 2015 Top 10 Hospital C-Suite Watch List, which includes new and emerging technologies healthcare providers should know about. Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a persistent problem, and a recent study supports the efficacy of disinfection robots. However, the technology is expensive, and experts caution that robots should not be considered a replacement for other infection control strategies.

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