Franke Kindred Canada has developed a sink which could drastically impact hospitals’ ability to limit the spread of bacteria and control infections.
Engineers at the Midland facility, located off Highway 12 just west of Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, have designed the Medi-flo sink. It is equipped with an ozone generator, which adds ozone to the water to help kill bacteria.
“For the health care industry, one of the biggest pain points is infection control within the hospital and the spread of bacteria that leads to infection,” said Shaun Desroches, Franke Kindred’s senior vice-president of sales and marketing.
In Canada, every 157 seconds somebody acquires a hospital-associated infection and every 52 minutes somebody dies from that…