Healthcare News & Insights

Copper linens, surfaces help hospital reduce infection rates

Using copper fixtures in hospitals has been shown to cut down on the spread of infection. More proof of copper’s antimicrobial properties can be found in the results of a new clinical trial – the largest of its kind in a health system. 

Copper kills bacteria in hospital rooms

There’s new evidence of the germ-fighting power of copper surfaces in hospitals. And it may present a compelling argument for your facility to start using copper-based products in patient rooms. 

Copper may be key to reducing hospital-acquired infections

Hospitals have to get creative and use all available resources in the battle to prevent patients from contracting hospital-acquired infections. One interesting technique that’s been proven to reduce infections: putting copper objects in hospital rooms.