Marcel Smith, Director of Environmental Services (EVS), Carolyn Duncan, EVS Housekeeper, Eddie Caldwell , EVS Manager with Xenex robotic cleaning devices. The devices strobes high intensity UV light for about 8 minutes to kill germs over a large area at once. A intensive care room typically require about four sessions with the machine moved into each quadrant. Photo by Paul Kuroda
Alameda Health System (AHS) acquired the two Xenex robotic cleaning devices in September in the fight against Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs). Since then they’ve proven to be a welcome addition to traditional elbow-grease cleaning and disinfection.
OAK-ROBOT-0505, 04-26-17, Highland Hospital, Oakland, California