Case Study – Installation of HGI – Hydroxyl Generators at Surgery rooms in Herzeliya Medical Center 2016.
Herzliya Medical Center is an Israeli premium private hospital, that provides the highest quality medical care, with uniquely personalized service. Herzliya Medical Center provides medical treatment for Israeli citizens and international patients. Around 20,000 surgeries are performed in the hospital each year.
Installation of IDU® Hydroxyl Generators in Surgery rooms.
Two Odorox® IDU® units were installed at a privet hospital Herzeliya Medical Center In the city of Herzeliya in January 2016. The purpose of the installation was to sanitize the surgery room. Each unit was installed in the air-conditioning ventilation system After the HEPA filter and Each IDU® serve one surgery room at a size of about 30m2. The hospital conducted Bacteria tests in the air and on Surfaces at the surgery room before the installation and again two weeks after the installation.
The lab tests showed that there was a reduction of more than 98% of the bacteria count in air and surfaces at the surgery room. Taking in account that the rooms were used and occupied All the time and surgeries were held there until few Hours before the vacteria tests were performed.
As a result, the hospital had decided to embrace Odorox® hydroxyl technology. They installed two more IDU® units for two other surgery rooms and are now planning to install IDU®’s units at all surgery rooms of the hospital.