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Nathan Myhrvold Unveils IV’s Self-Sanitizing Surfaces

March 2, 2011

Every year in the U.S. there are 1.7 million in-hospital infections, resulting in nearly 100,000 needless deaths. Those sobering statistics were the inspiration behind a series of invention sessions at IV that looked at ways to cut down the number of infections in healthcare field.

At OneMedForum in January, IV’s CEO Nathan Myhrvold discussed a particular invention, the self-sanitizing surface, which resulted from some of these health technology invention sessions. You can also learn more about IV’s self-sanitizing surfaces on the IV Lab blog, and you can find more information on IV’s Health Technology Inventions on our website.

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