Kimball Electronics commends HyGreen on the Frost & Sullivan 2012 New Product Innovation Award in Infection Control. This award is a prestigious recognition of HyGreen's accomplishments in the Infection Control market. The HyGreen® Hand Hygiene Reminding and Recording System, manufactured by HyGreen, Inc, has been implemented to track patient room hand washing practices for promoting good health in patients and hospital staff.
Kimball Electronics – Tampa, located in Tampa, Florida, is the manufacturing location for four devices included in the monitoring system. Printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturing, as well as complete box builds of the plastic enclosure, and full testing is performed by Kimball Electronics. The units include a hand wash station, bed monitor, employee badge, and battery charger.
Frost & Sullivan's research showed that HyGreen's innovative technologies and products allow healthcare providers to ensure a safe environment for their patients and practitioners. Frost & Sullivan anticipates that as the HyGreen system demonstrates its ability to impact patient outcomes and cost containment initiatives, it will be a game-changer in the infection control space.
"We are proud to be named this year's award winner by Frost & Sullivan, in recognition of our ongoing commitment to reducing healthcare associated infections through hand hygiene monitoring," said Kevin Quilty, HyGreen Executive Vice President and General Manager. "Through our HyGreen Hand Hygiene System, we will continue to deliver proactive solutions to our customers that will help them improve patient safety and save lives."
This honor adds to HyGreen's list of awards including Popular Science's Best of What's New Award and MDDI's Medical Design Excellence Award.
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