CCCC implemented the Protect 900 units in selected rooms and areas in 2014.
This study compares the total number of respiratory nosocomial infections before and after implementation of the Novaerus technology.
A 20-month review was conducted to evaluate the results of implementation.
A Nurse Risk Manager Consultant visited the facility for two days to abstract information and review the data.
The periods selected for pre- and post-Novaerus review were January through August of 2013 and 2014. Comparison of like periods in both years reduces the risk of skewed data related to seasonal variances.
Summary of Results
In the period after implementation of the Protect 900 units in selected rooms and areas, the total number of nosocomial respiratory infections at CCCC decreased from 29 to 14, a 51.72% reduction.