BETR Disinfection Study

The Benefits of Enhanced Terminal Room (BETR) Disinfection Study examines the impact of enhanced terminal room disinfection as a method to prevent healthcare-associated infections. (, identifier:NCT01579370) This multi-center study will compare the efficacy of four strategies for terminal room disinfection to prevent healthcare-associated infections due to four important pathogens: MRSA, VRE, C. difficile, and multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter. See Benefits of BETR Disinfection Study Frequently Asked Questions

Please click on the links below to see three short stories describing how four of the hospitals (Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Duke University Hospital, and Alamance Regional Medical Center) participating in the enhanced terminal room disinfection are using the Tru-D machine.

Disinfecting robot being tested at Chesapeake hospital

Alamance Regional employs robots to take on germs

Tru-D: Q&A with Chesapeake Regional Healthcare