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5 0 • O U T P A T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • J U N E 2 0 2 0 O ne positive that's come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is a renewed focus on proper infection control practices. Facilities everywhere are ramping up their protocols and looking to cutting-edge technologies to help eradicate or prevent surgical site infections. Forward-thinking infection preven- tionists are also finding novel ways to use this technology specifically to combat COVID-19. Yale New Haven (Conn.) Health is a prime example. "Once we realized there may be a critical shortage of N95 respira- tors in the near future, we immediately thought of using our hydrogen Jared Bilski | Managing Editor Difference Makers in Infection Control In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, look to innovative technologies to keep patients safe. Yale New Haven Health AIRED OUT Yale New Haven Health uses hydrogen peroxide mist to reprocess contaminated N95 masks.

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