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New wipe meets growing need for touchscreen compatible products in healthcare environments

* pdi-easy-screen.jpgPDI's new Easy Screen cleaning wipe addresses the increasing use of touchscreen equipment in healthcare and the need for compatible cleaning products.

According to the Epocrates 2014 Mobile Trends Report, the presence of 'digital omnivores' - a clinician regularly using digital devices including tablets, smartphones and computers - was 41% in the US in 2014 and was predicted to increase to 74% in 2015. One of the biggest surges was expected to come from tablet usage, going from 45% in 2014 to 80% in 2015. Withstanding the apparent increase in touchscreen device usage in healthcare, a June 2015 study in the American Journal of Infection Control stated that proper protocols are lacking to address sensitive surfaces like touchscreen devices.

"Healthcare facilities are advancing everyday and it's vital that we, as infection prevention leaders, are aware of the changes that are happening and are able to adapt quickly," says PDI senior product manager, Melanie Waddell.. We created the Easy Screen cleaning wipe in response to the increasing usage of touchscreens and the need for a compatible product that wouldn't damage the technology."

The Easy Screen cleaning wipe contains 70% isopropyl alcohol (IPA) to rapidly and effectively clean touchscreen surfaces and is compatible with a wide range of surfaces including acrylic, glass and stainless steel.


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