Intravenous news: Infection Control Today report “The Chlorhexidine Partners Network (CPN), a new organization composed of leading makers of patient safety technology, announces the launch of its website, www.chlorhexidinefacts.com.
The website will contain information about the molecule chlorhexidine, its mechanism of action, applications to healthcare and other educational information. The network was formed to educate hospital-based infection control professionals and clinicians about the infection control benefits of chlorhexidine, a broad-spectrum antiseptic. The networkâ€™s educational efforts will also encompass chlorhexidine-related best practices for preventing infections.
The initial members of CPN are Arrow International, Inc., a subsidiary of Teleflex Incorporated (Reading, PA); RyMed Technologies, Inc. (Franklin, Tenn.); Sage Products, Inc. (Cary, Ill.); Medichem (Barcelona, Spain); and George Uhe Company, Inc. (Nutley, N.J.) (Medichem chlorhexidine products are distributed in the United States exclusively by George Uhe Co., Inc.) Other significant medical device makers are expected to join the network this year.”