Continuing Education Course

Infection Control, Decontamination of Surfaces and Air

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

Dr. Don Cohen from HealthFirst Joins The Compliance Divas
The Divas and Dr. Don Cohen discuss the airborne contamination in a dental setting and our heightened awareness during the pandemic. While many know about passive or capture devices like HEPA or even capture and kill devices with filters with UV added to them, Dr. Cohen highlights the benefits of more innovative technologies that take a proactive approach to SARS-CoV-2 and even more resistant airborne pathogens.
Caricatures of the compliance divas, from left to right; Linda Harvey, Leslie Canham, Olivia Wan, Mary Govoni











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

Headshot of Dr. Deborah Birx; ActivePure's Chief Medical and Science Advisor

Dr. Deborah Birx

ActivePure Chief Medical & Science Advisor
Dr. Birx is a world-renowned medical physician and researcher who is board certified in internal medicine, allergy and immunology, and diagnostic and clinical laboratory immunology. She has published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, authored chapters in scientific publications, as well as developed and patented vaccines. She is an expert on infectious diseases and a diplomat who served as a special representative for global health diplomacy. Birx received her medical degree from the Hershey School of Medicine, Pennsylvania State University. She trained in internal medicine and basic and clinical immunology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health. She is the Chief Science and Medical Advisor at ActivePure.
Headshot of Dr. Don Cohen; Chief Compliance Officer for HealthFirst

Dr. Don Cohen

Chief Compliance Officer, HealthFirst

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.

Headshot of Dr. Fiona Collins; Infection Prevention Specialist

Dr. Fiona Collins

Infection Prevention Specialist

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

Nurse giving a man a vaccination with the AcivePure Medical Logo

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 Epidemiology (ICHE) published abstract that determined the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on HAIs in US hospitals.

Doctor checking throat of young boy with ActivePure logo

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.

A Person disinfecting a hospital bed rails with cleaner with an ActivePure Medical logo

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

Upcoming Events

October 10-13, 2022

ISSA Show North America 2022

ActivePure will be presenting and speaking at ISSA 2022. Stop by our session with Robert Garcia and Amy Carenza on Monday, 10/10, at 3pm, or visit the ActivePure booth (#4652). Learn more.

October 11-13, 2022

PACHC’s 2022 Annual Conference & Clinical Summit

ActivePure Medical is joining our distributor, Henry Schein Medical, at the annual Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers’ three-day conference. Stop by our booth (#6) or RSVP to join us for dinner.

October 11-13, 2022

APHCA’s Annual Conference 2022

We’re back with Henry Schein Medical as the official air sponsor of the Alabama Primary Health Care Association annual conference. Stop by the Henry Schein booths (#16 & #43) to learn more, or check out our video from last year’s show: highlight reel.

October 21, 2022

IDWeek 2022 Poster Presentation

ActivePure Medical’s abstract has been selected for a poster presentation at IDWeek 2022 from 12:30 – 1:15p on Friday, October 21, 2022. Stay tuned for more details on our abstract, Reduction of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Surface Microbial Burden and related Healthcare Associated Infections with the implementation of an Advanced Photocatalytic Oxidation Technology in a Medical-Surgical Intensive Care Unit, or register for IDWeek 2022 here.

October 21, 2022

APIC-DFW Annual Conference 2022

ActivePure Medical is proud to sponsor our local APIC chapter’s annual conference. If you’re attending APIC DFW’s: HAI Fast-Forward: Accelerating HAI Prevention, stop by the ActivePure Medical table to say hi.

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

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