Metrex Announces New ‘Circle of Care™’

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Metrex has announced the release of Infection Prevention's Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility.

Metrex Circle of Care

Metrex™, a leader in Infection Prevention, has announced the release of Infection Prevention’s Circle of Care: The 7 Critical Touch Points of the healthcare facility. The 7 Critical Touch Points are the most critical areas in the healthcare environment in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs).

HAIs can spread in any area of the Circle of Care. Metrex is the only company that offers a system of solutions designed to address cross-contamination across the entire healthcare facility.

HAIs typically affect seven different elements in patient care settings. The 7 Critical Touch Points are:

  •     Patient Rooms
  •     Operating Rooms
  •     Waiting Rooms
  •     Endoscopy
  •     Hallways
  •     Mobile Equipment
  •     Sterile Processing Departments

By taking a wide-ranging approach in the battle against HAIs, Infection Prevention’s Circle of Care is truly a 360-degree solution. The Circle of Care considers the healthcare patient and also covers the complete facility. For example, the Circle of Care includes high-quality hand sanitizers for non-critical zones such as hallways and waiting rooms.

Metrex products include surface disinfectants, instrument reprocessing essentials, high-level disinfectants, liquid medical waste disposal products, hand hygiene products, air deodorizers and face protection accessories.

Metrex was founded in 1985 and is a subsidiary of Danaher. The company’s vision of “Protecting People” is behind every product, including detergents, disinfectants, waste disposal accessories and more for medical clinics, hospitals, laboratories and other healthcare facilities.

About Metrex Research
Metrex is the only company that offers a system of solutions designed to address cross contamination across the entire healthcare facility. The company’s headquarters is located in Orange, CA. Metrex also has a manufacturing facility in Romulus, MI. To learn more about the Circle of Care and other infection prevention best practices, please call 800-841-1428, or visit http://www.metrex.com.

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