Studies

Here you will find various studies that have been performed. More detailed information on these studies is available upon request.
1. The Dirty Truth
2. Ward of the 21st Century Study – Full Report
3. The Value of Automation in Infection Prevention
4. Pointing the Finger: Keyboards and Microbial Transmission Risk in Hospitals
5. Costs of HAI
6. Computer Keyboards and Infection Transmission – The Law
7. Cleankeys White Paper

1. The Dirty Truth

This document is a short summary of a 35 page report of a study performed at the Ward of the 21st Century at the Calgary Foothills Hospital.

2. Ward of the 21st Century Study – Full Report

This is the full report of the Dirty Truth document, and the study performed at the Ward of the 21st Century at the Calgary Foothills Hospital.

3. The Value of Automation in Infection Prevention

This is an article written by Dr. Sharon Barker and Randy Marsden, discussing infection prevention in hospitals, and ways to improve and lower hospital born infection.

4. Pointing the Finger: Keyboards and Microbial Transmission Risk in Hospitals

Written by Dr. Sharon Barker and Randy Marsden.

5. Costs of HAI

The Direct Medical Costs of Healthcare-Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals and the Benefits of Prevention: Author – R. Douglas Scott II, Economist

6. Computer Keyboards and Infection Transmission – The Law

Computer Keyboards and infection Transmission – Legal Discussion. An Abridgement for “The Dentists”. Author – Dr. Brian Bandey

7. Cleankeys White Paper

A solid-surfaced infection control computer keyboard. Author – Randy Marsden, P. Eng.