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We are evolving rapidly to do more and offer more in the fight against preventable infections. Check this page to stay informed about important PDI news and events.

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Press Releases
June 6, 2017

PDI Hosts Educational Session, Celebrates 10th Annual ‘Extravaganza’ with Local Food Truck Fare

 

Press Releases
January 24, 2017

Dr. Rutala and Dr. Weber join as exclusive consultants to help shape disinfection, antisepsis and hand hygiene efforts

Press Releases
January 10, 2017

Orangeburg, NY – January 10, 2017 – PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, announces the appointment of Brent Boucher to a newly created role, Executive in Residence, for the Infection Prevention Business Unit.

Press Releases
October 12, 2016

Leaders in infection prevention and thermoplastic technology conduct stress-cracking study to unravel compatibility issues

 

Press Releases
September 26, 2016

Infection prevention leader welcomes new Vice President, Marketing Elise Tordella and promotes Chris Puricelli to Vice President, Strategy

Press Releases
September 15, 2016

Infection prevention experts partner with renowned healthcare surfaces specialist to demystify challenges in equipment disinfection and compatibility

Press Releases
September 14, 2016

Solution provider, together with Bronson Healthcare Group, promotes the team journey to eliminating vascular access infections

Press Releases

June 6, 2017

PDI Hosts Educational Session, Celebrates 10th Annual ‘Extravaganza’ with Local Food Truck Fare

 

January 24, 2017

Dr. Rutala and Dr. Weber join as exclusive consultants to help shape disinfection, antisepsis and hand hygiene efforts

January 10, 2017

Orangeburg, NY – January 10, 2017 – PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, announces the appointment of Brent Boucher to a newly created role, Executive in Residence, for the Infection Prevention Business Unit.

October 12, 2016

Leaders in infection prevention and thermoplastic technology conduct stress-cracking study to unravel compatibility issues

 

September 26, 2016

Infection prevention leader welcomes new Vice President, Marketing Elise Tordella and promotes Chris Puricelli to Vice President, Strategy

September 15, 2016

Infection prevention experts partner with renowned healthcare surfaces specialist to demystify challenges in equipment disinfection and compatibility

September 14, 2016

Solution provider, together with Bronson Healthcare Group, promotes the team journey to eliminating vascular access infections

July 27, 2016

ORANGEBURG, NY – July 27, 2016 — PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, announces the appointments of Keith St. John to Vice President of Clinical Affairs and Debra Hagberg to Director of Clinical Affairs.

May 3, 2016

ORANGEBURG, NY – May 3, 2016 – PDII announced the appointment of Matthew Gattuso as Executive Vice President, PDII & President, PDI Infection Prevention.  In this role, Matt will oversee PDII’s Healthcare and Sani-Professional® organizations.

April 1, 2016

This tool is part of a larger effort to raise awareness for central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), and promote practices to improve patient outcomes and reduce costs.

November 16, 2015

Our decision to provide information in the form of a comment during the review period is part of our ongoing commitment to ongoing enhancement of safety and efficacy data for all healthcare antiseptics and also alcohol based hand rubs.

October 7, 2015

Orangeburg, New York – October 7, 2015 -- PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today released an infographic that highlights key challenges across various healthcare settings, as well as guidelines for se

October 7, 2015

 PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today released an infographic that highlights key challenges across various healthcare settings.

September 3, 2015

Orangeburg, New York – September 3, 2015PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced it will host educational sessions focused on infection prevention and control in vascular access at the 2015

September 2, 2015

Orangeburg, New York – September 2, 2015PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced it will host educational sessions focused on infection prevention in environmental services at the 2015 AHE

July 14, 2015

Orangeburg, New York – July 14, 2015PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, was recently named “Supplier of the Year” by McKesson Medical-Surgical at its annual National Sales Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

June 2, 2015

ORANGEBURG, N.Y., June 2, 2015 -- PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced a series of corporate commitments designed to educate internal associates and customers about strategies to reduce th

May 20, 2015

Orangeburg, New York – May 20, 2015PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced that Oakwood Healthcare in Dearborn, Mich.

October 15, 2014

New Randomized Study Shows 3.15% Chlorhexidine Gluconate/70% Isopropyl Alcohol Solution Most Effective for Disinfecting Needleless Access Sites at 5 Second Scrub Time

September 23, 2014

PDI Sani-Hands® Instant Hand Sanitizing Wipes Provide Clinical Efficacy as well as Convenience for Healthcare Workers and Patients
 

September 18, 2014

Media Advisory:
 
PDI Showcases New Environmental Services Offerings at 2014 AHE EXCHANGE Conference
 

August 26, 2014

New educational resources now make it even easier for facilities to implement and encourage on-going compliance with Prevantics® products.

Orangeburg, NY August 26, 2014    

June 20, 2014

Orangeburg, NY – June 23rd, 2014 – PDI, leader in Infection Prevention products and solutions, today released its Healthcare Reform Champion

June 13, 2014

New 70% Alcohol-Based Formulation and Educational Resources Target Healthcare Staff, Visitors and Patients

June 2, 2014

Orangeburg, NY— June 2, 2014 — PDI, leader in Infection Prevention solutions, will debut several product enhancements, exclusive educational resources and inspire “Champion’s for Change” to lead t

May 13, 2014

Orangeburg, NY— May 13, 2014 — PDI, trusted leader in Infection Prevention solutions, announced the launch of its new Sani-Cloth® Pail and Refill format for Sani-Cloth® Bleach and Sani-Cloth® AF3 Germicidal Disposable Wipes.

June 2, 2016

In addition, PDI hosts ‘Extravaganza’ after-party, an annual tradition of food & fun for APIC attendees

May 17, 2016

Orangeburg, New York – May 17, 2016PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, today announced the launch of its Prevantics® Device Swab Strip.

April 5, 2016

Orangeburg, New York – March 24, 2016PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, announced the launch of its new EASY SCREEN™ CLEANING WIPE.

September 9, 2014

The only Chlorhexidine Gluconate/alcohol solution that has received market authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) intended for use to disinfect needleless access sites prior to use.

Orangeburg, NY – September 9, 2014

May 31, 2016

PDI, a leader in infection prevention products and solutions, recently unveiled a newly redesigned version of its website.

Community

July 26, 2016

Keith St. John joins PDI with a background in clinical microbiology, medical technology, and infectious diseases. For decades, he worked as an Infection Preventionist (IP) and most recently as a Clinical Epidemiologist and IP.

July 26, 2016

Debra Hagberg joins PDI with a background in medical technology, microbiology and infectious diseases. She began her career as a microbiologist, before transitioning into her role as an Infection Preventionist and then to a Director of IP/Quality.

June 22, 2016

On June 18, 2012, Rockland County officials formally recognized PDI’s Be The Difference® Day in honor of the company’s 35-year history of social and economic impact on the local community. This year, PDI celebrated the day by partnering with People to People to help raise food donations.

June 7, 2016

We asked Matt Gattuso, our new President of PDI Infection Prevention, a few questions about his background as well as his thoughts on the healthcare industry. Read what he had to say:
 

Tell us a little bit about your background.

Events

June 14, 2017

Portland Convention Center
Portland, OR
June 14- June 16, 2017
Booth 917

June 7, 2017

Gaylord Opryland
Nashville, TN
June 6 - June 10, 2017

June 6, 2017

Hyatt Regency
Washington, DC
June 6 - June 7, 2017

May 24, 2017

The Venetian
Las Vegas, NV
May 24 - May 25, 2017

May 16, 2017

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel
Chicago, IL
May 16 - May 17, 2017

May 6, 2017

Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN
May 6- May 9. 2017
Booth #422

April 8, 2017

2017 Spring Nurse Executive Leadership Seminar Series - Leading Infection Prevention experts will discuss evidence-based strategies for preventing SSIs. 

April 22 in New York, NY
April 29 in Raleigh, NC

April 1, 2017

Boston Convention Center
Boston, MA
April 1 - April 5, 2017
Booth 2638

March 28, 2017

Hyatt Coconut Point
Bonita Springs, FL
March 28 - March 31, 2017
 

March 20, 2017

Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Cleveland, OH 
March 20 - March 22, 2017
 

March 12, 2017

Music City Center
Nashville, TN
March 12 - 14, 2017
Booth 200

    March 9, 2017

    Gaylord National Resort
    National Harbor, MD
    March 9 - March 11, 2017

      March 5, 2017

      Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
      Washington, DC
      March 5 - March 7, 2017

        February 22, 2017

        Hilton Daytona Beach Resort
        Daytona Beach, FL
        May 7- May 10, 2017

        December 8, 2016

        Outbreaks in Dialysis: Review and Prevention — Webinar
        Thu, Dec 8, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

        Presenter: Debra Hagberg MT (ASCP), CIC, Director of Clinical Affairs, PDI

        September 26, 2016

        Hyatt Regency O'Hare
        Chicago, IL
        September 27-29
        Presenting Partner in the Infection Prevention Pavilion (Booth 619)

        Educational Session, September 28

        September 26, 2016

        David L. Lawrence Convention Center
        Pittsburgh, PA
        September 25-28, 2016
        Booth 320

        Industry leader Lunch & Learn on Monday, September 26

        11:45am to 1pm 

        September 16, 2016

        Disney Coronado Springs Resort
        Orlando, FL
        September 16-19, 2016
        Booth 323

        Peer to Peer Platinum Showcase on Sunday, September 18

        3:45pm to 4:45pm 

        July 18, 2016

        Nashville, TN

        June 20, 2016

        PDI has partnered with Infection Control Today to bring you the following educational program on CLABSI prevention. 

        Earn 1 Continuing Education (CE) credit upon completion.

        May 14, 2016

        Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
        Ft. Lauderdale, FL

        May 3, 2016

        Millennium Knickerbocker
        Chicago, IL

        April 24, 2016

        Loews Royal Pacific Resort
        Orlando, FL

        April 6, 2016

        Disney Coronado Spring Resort
        Orlando, FL

        April 5, 2016

        Hilton Carillon Drive
        St. Petersburg, FL

        June 11, 2016

        Charlotte Convention Center
        Charlotte, NC