|Innovation: StethGuard Disposable Stethoscope Covers by Itus Healthcare|
What we did
Laboratory Study, Method Design, Peer Reviewed and Published
|Evaluation of Bioburden Reduction with the Use of Stethoscope Covers
Our team designed and developed the study and methods, conducted the microbial testing and audio analysis, authored the paper, submitted for peer review and published the results all within 3 months.
Other notable achievements that TIPS accomplished for this innovation include:
Representation at Conferences
TIPS presented the Disposable Stethoscope Covers at UK Manchester Conference 2o16, ISSA, APIC, HITS, CAEM and Health Achieve
TIPS conducted a Showcase event in the USA presenting our science and the importance of utilizing Disposable Stethoscope Covers.
Top Innovations of the Year: 2016
TIPS presented a Top Innovations of the Year: 2016 award at our Manchester UK conference to Itus Healthcare in 2016
TIPS established national distribution in Canada for the Disposable Stethoscope Covers.
TIPS established Channel partners and distribution in the USA for the Disposable Stethoscope Covers.
Real World Engagement (Pilots, Trials)
TIPS established and conducted pilots, trials, meetings and Focus Groups for the Disposable Stethoscope Covers.
Key Opinion Leader Engagement
Our team engage Key Opinion Leaders in the field of infectious disease, food production, food service and facility design including clinicians, nurses, doctors, patient advocacy groups, clinical research and infectious disease experts.