1. Adding Nasal Decolonization to Infection Prevention Bundles

    May 30, 2017

    Infection Prevention Bundles with Nasal DecolonizationA bundle approach has been used to support prevention of many types of healthcare associated infections including CLABSI, CAUTI, VAP, and SSI.  Over the past few years, nasal decolonization has been added as a bundle element with increasing frequency, to reduce the risk of all of these types of infections.  […]


  2. Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: A Multi-Modal Approach

    February 13, 2017

    Antibiotic Stewardship Programs: A Multi-Modal ApproachAntibiotic Stewardship Programs (ASP) are designed to optimize antibiotic utilization in order to reduce over-use, and the associated emergence of pathogen resistance. However, too often ASP programs are limited to review of appropriateness of antibiotics being administered. A multimodal approach could support more optimal antibiotic use.Rapid diagnostics: Transitioning from traditional […]


  3. Update from Marshall Medical Center – Eliminating MRSA Contact Precautions

    February 3, 2017

    Marshall Medical Center, which includes Marshall Hospital, a fully accredited acute care facility with 113 beds located in Placerville and several outpatient facilities, adopted Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® as part of their screen and treat protocol in 2015.At the APIC 2016 conference, Nina Deatherage, BSN, RN, PHN, CIC, presented results of eliminating MRSA contact precautions at […]


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    Poster Abstract from ID Week 2016 – Reducing SSIR Rates with Nozin Nasal Sanitizer

    January 27, 2017

    Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington, Texas presented a poster at ID Week 2016: Pre- and Post-Operative Participation of Orthopedic Patients and Surgical Staff in a Novel Intervention to Reduce Staphylococcus aureus Infection.The premise of the poster abstract presentation was “overall reduction of potentially infectious bacteria in the immediate patient environment is critical to effective infection control […]


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    From Infection Control Today: Nasal Decolonization and HAI Prevention – Applications & Evidence by Sue Barnes

    In an article by Sue Barnes, RN, CIC (the former national program leader for infection prevention at Kaiser Permanente) on Infection Control Today, she discusses nasal decolonization and hospital acquired infection prevention and lists out applications and evidence. Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® antiseptic was one of the products suggested to be considered for nasal decolonization as antimicrobial resistance […]


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    Meet the Nozin Team at the OR Manager Conference – Booth 1137

    September 21, 2016

    The Nozin Team is looking forward to meeting OR Managers and Directors at the OR Manager Conference in Las Vegas! If you are at the conference, visit us at Booth 1137 to meet the team and try Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® for yourself.In the past few months. we have been connecting with nurses, managers, and directors via […]


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    Nozin® Pre-Op Pack – Nasal Decolonization without Antibiotics or Iodine

    August 30, 2016

    Reduce S. aureus nasal carriage 99%* day of surgery with the new Nozin® Pre-Op Pack.  Nozin® Nasal Sanitizer® Antiseptic Preoperative Pack provides fast, effective reduction of nasal pathogens without antibiotics or iodine, resulting in better care for patients and lower costs for facilities.Research shows nasal decolonization is critical to reduce HAI.  Nasal Sanitizer® Nozaseptin® patented formulation […]


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    The Importance of Nasal Decolonization for Infection Control

    July 8, 2016

    According to the Centers for Disease Control, Hospital acquired infections (HAIs), including the infections caused by Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), are costing hospitals more than $30 billion per year. New federal health care rules are also reducing reimbursements to hospitals for HAI treatment.Studies show that nasal carriage plays a major role in HAI and Surgical […]


  9. Antibiotic Resistance

    Antibiotic-Preserving Strategies Must Be Implemented to Battle Resistance

    May 6, 2016

    Antibiotic resistance and development of antibiotic stewardship programs are ongoing issues for healthcare providers. The annual  “Get Smart about Antibiotics Week” developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other partners highlights events, educational resources, and a spotlight for organizations to coordinate strategies around stewardship programs and the overuse and misuse of antibiotics.Press Release from […]


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    Dominant Strain of Drug-Resistant MRSA Decreases in Hospitals but Persists in the Community

    While the incidence of the most common strain of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections has decreased in hospital-onset cases, new research shows that it has failed to decline in the general community, as evidenced from the study in The Journal of Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology. MRSA infections are an ongoing issue in healthcare settings, but the […]



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