Are you ready for the future of medicine? At some of Fraser Health’s hospitals, the future is now, with the introduction of cutting edge germicidal robots.

These machines use ultra-violet light to completely disinfect patient rooms in about 20 minutes, eliminating up to 99 per cent of dangerous antibiotic-resistant infectious agents, including C. difficile and MRSA.

The February 2017 edition of Hospital News features a piece I wrote detailing the recent trials of this new Xenex Robot technology in three of our facilities.

Read more about the next wave in infection control in, A New Weapon Against Infection.” Stay tuned for more stories from the front lines of health care.