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May 13, 2020
UV-C Decontamination Technology Can Decontaminate Imaging Equipment of Viral Infectious Diseases in Minutes
TUSTIN, Calif., May 13, 2020 – Hospitals and institutions are regularly using imaging as a frontline tool for triaging patients, and disinfection after use can be time consuming when every second counts. To meet the need for fast decontamination, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. has partnered with Surfacide to offer Helios – a rapid decontamination tool for its imaging equipment.
The Surfacide Helios system provides an automated UV-C decontamination technology that significantly reduces bacteria, spores and viruses and is effective against a variety of advanced viral infectious diseases. Helios incorporates multiple automated UV-C emitters that work together to provide decontamination of the room in minutes to help improve workflow.
“At Canon Medical, our priority is to support our customers and their patients by providing them not only with innovative imaging systems, but also the latest technology advancements that can impact their outcomes and workflow,” said Satrajit Misra, vice president, Marketing and Strategic Development, Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. “In the current healthcare climate, partnering with Surfacide to offer a solution that can quickly, easily and effectively decontaminate an imaging system can help hospitals and institutions manage their high throughput and keep patients safe by helping to prevent the spread of infection.”
“Today, two innovative technology leaders are focused on making imaging suites and hospitals safer for hospital healthcare workers and patients,” says Gunner Lyslo, Founder & CEO of Surfacide LLC. “Surfacide and Canon Medical are coming together at an urgent time when safety and infection prevention is paramount throughout the world. Surfacide and its multi-emitter UV-C technology will fight infectious diseases and decontaminate surfaces to create a much safer environment for patients and healthcare workers when it is needed the most.”
About Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc.
Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc., headquartered in Tustin, Calif., markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and interventional X-ray equipment. For more information, visit Canon Medical Systems’ website at https://us.medical.canon.
About Canon Medical Systems Corporation
Canon Medical offers a full range of diagnostic medical imaging solutions including CT, X-Ray, Ultrasound, Vascular and MR, as well as a full suite of Healthcare IT solutions, across the globe. In line with our continued Made for Life philosophy, patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is to provide medical professionals with solutions that support their efforts in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients worldwide. Our goal is to deliver optimum health opportunities for patients through uncompromised performance, comfort and safety features.
At Canon Medical, we work hand in hand with our partners – our medical, academic and research community. We build relationships based on transparency, trust and respect. Together as one, we strive to create industry-leading solutions that deliver an enriched quality of life. For more information, visit the Canon Medical website: https://global.medical.canon.
About Surfacide LLC
Surfacide LLC and Surfacide Manufacturing Inc., are located in Waukesha, WI and produce multiple emitter UV-C systems.
Surfacide is the only triple emitter UV-C system, providing the most efficient and flexible solution in the fight against viruses and other hospital-acquired infections. Over 400 hospitals nationally and internationally are using Surfacide technology to provide an extra layer of protection for patients and healthcare workers. Surfacide’s evidence-based UV-C solution addresses shadows and provides greater coverage for quicker turnaround time and better care. Patients and healthcare workers around the world choose Surfacide as a trusted partner in infection prevention.
Our mission is to provide patients and healthcare workers with a safe environment and continuous support in infection prevention. We respect and admire the dedication from healthcare professionals and in turn, deliver advanced technology that your team needs to provide the best care possible. Learn more about Surfacide by visiting https://surfacide.com or calling (844)-390-3538.