Healthcare providers are continually tasked with improving patient health while reducing the risk of infection. Pathogens that cause healthcare-associated infections pose an ongoing and increasing challenge to hospitals, both in the clinical treatment of patients and in the prevention of the cross-transmission and contamination. Research has been published around the issue of bioburden in the OR with recommended best practices for cleaning, disinfection and sterilization of surgical instruments, devices, equipment and the environment. This has also led to manufacturer’s increased interest and research about antimicrobial coated devices used in continuous contact with patients. Please read more to learn about product innovations with antimicrobial gloves and disposable antimicrobial table linens. Also a variety of other disposable turnover kit products that are all possible solutions for improving outcomes in the OR environment.