Continuing Education Course
In the course, Drs. Don and Scott Cohen, and Dr. Fiona Collins will review the contamination of surfaces and CDC recommendations and guidance on cleaning and disinfection, describe the use of cleaning validation tools, describe aerosols and review methods recommended to reduce risk, and review the use of adjunctive technologies for air and surface decontamination. This course is worth 1 CEU. To receive credit, please visit HealthFirst learning to register for the exam.
NASA Spinoff 2022 Feature
ActivePure Medical is quick to credit NASA for the origins of our technology, but it is not too often that NASA credits your company. Thank you, NASA, for featuring ActivePure Medical in the Spinoff 2022 and recognizing our role in the reduction of transmission during the pandemic.
We are proud that NASA technology has played even a small role in reducing transmission and caring for the ill, not just in the United States but around the world.¹– Jim Reuter, Associate Administrator Space Technology Mission Directorate NASA Headquarters
Education & Resources
Under Education & Resources, we highlight some of ActivePure’s latest features. This page will be continually updated to share the latest in infection prevention, air quality, and healthcare-related news. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to reach out. To receive up-to-date information, sign up for our email alerts.
New Technology for Improving Air Quality in Dental Settings
How Technology Used in Space Can Help Keep Medical Offices Clean and Safe
Air quality and surface disinfection are critical components of a best-in-class dental infection control program. Born from NASA-funded space technology and designed from the ground up for the healthcare environment, the ActivePure Medical Guardian air disinfection device uses breakthrough technology to reduce airborne contaminants.
Meet the Panelists
Dr. Deborah Birx
Dr. Don Cohen
Dr. Cohen has been a licensed practicing dentist in New York State for more than 30 years. He taught at Columbia University SDOS for more than 30 years and was an Attending Dentist at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City for over 20 years. Dr. Cohen is past president of the New York State Society of Dentistry for Children and is currently Director of Compliance for Health Compliance Team Inc., a national compliance company delivering total on-site compliance solutions and seminars to dental offices. Dr. Cohen is employed by HealthFirst.
Dr. Fiona Collins
Dr. Collins is a national and international speaker and author, and has presented on dental caries, xerostomia, biofilm, disease prevention, dentifrices, infection control, and tobacco cessation. Dr. Collins is a member of the American Association for Dental Research, ADA Standards Committee working groups, the Organization for Safety, Asepsis and Prevention (OSAP), the American Dental Association and is the ADA representative to AAMI. She is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and she has participated as a faculty member at OSAP Boot Camps.
ActivePure Featured Videos
Infection Prevention Updates
The Impact of COVID-19 on HAIs
In this 23-minute read, Cambridge University shares the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology⁵ (ICHE) published abstract that determined the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on HAIs in US hospitals.
A Decade of Progress Lost Against HAIs
In this 12-minute read, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs), reviews the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020 report announcing the first increase in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) since 2015.
Controlling Pathogens in Your Air
In this 16-minute read, Fiona Collins, BDS, MBA, covers disease transmission in healthcare settings, infection control protocols and guidance in the dental setting, and newer adjunctive technologies available.
ActivePure Featured Blogs
Improving health care outcomes starts with community endeavors and sharing knowledge on the latest technology and advancements in the industry. ActivePure Medical is proud to support and attend medical conferences to ensure our healthcare providers have the resources they need to care for their members and communities.
-Dan Marsh, President of ActivePure Medical
ActivePure - Your Official Air Sponsor
With the help of ActivePure, the Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) was able to offer its first in-person event in two years. ActivePure had the honor of helping protect our healthcare heroes by outfitting the conference center with continuous, whole-room surface and air disinfection.
2021 MPCA Annual Conference
The Lansing Center in Lansing, Michigan
- 40,000 Square Feet Covered
- 300 Healthcare Workers Protected
- 40 Exhibitors Attended
“Ensuring the highest degree of safety in our learning and professional networking environments is critically important. We [were] thrilled to have the opportunity to use ActivePure Technology to ensure the well-being of our conference attendees.”- Phillip Bergquist, Chief Operating Officer of the Michigan Primary Care Association