First-ever fully antimicrobial medical computer
March 4, 2020
IRVINE, CA – Cybernet has announced the world’s first fully antimicrobial medical computer. Cybernet’s medical grade computers have always featured a housing with antimicrobial properties baked directly into the resin, and now can offer a fully antimicrobial touch glass as well so the entire device is 100% protected against the formation of bacteria.
The antimicrobial touch glass will be available on 20”, 22”, and 24” models. It has been tested and received certification from the FDA for both food and medical device use, and has passed the Fungal Resistance Tests for Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Chaetomium fungi. This breakthrough glass will be available immediately on the CyberMed S series and NB series medical computers as an optional feature.
This technology is similar to the one used on the CyberMed Rx medical tablet’s antimicrobial touch glass, which was also a world’s first when released 3 years ago. This is the first time that this technology has been applied to such a large touchscreen, and is an important breakthrough as EMR software and the use of touchscreen computers has become near ubiquitous in healthcare facilities.
The technology used to create the touch glass is a patented process that bonds the antimicrobial properties to the glass, meaning it will never degrade or wipe off, even after the use of chemical disinfectants.
“We have always prided ourselves on being on the cutting edge of medical grade computing technology. The development of this antimicrobial touch glass is just another technological innovation that Cybernet has brought to the HIT space,” said Ali Bagheri, VP of global operations at Cybernet. “When you think about it, the glass on an all-in-one computer is one of the most touched surfaces in a hospital. It just made sense for us to protect that surface with an antimicrobial agent.”
This innovation comes on the heels of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) updating their mandate for the reduction of HAIs (hospital acquired infections) in hospitals for 2020. Preventing the spread of disease within a hospital has been a difficult battle for healthcare facilities over the years, and this is another tool in that fight for clinicians to use.
About Cybernet Manufacturing
Cybernet was founded in 1996 with a goal to bring compact, small footprint computers to a variety of industries including Healthcare, Industrial & Enterprise market. The company takes pride in achieving product and quality certifications including ISO13485:2016, and building relationships in the B2B space. Cybernet’s mission is to provide the most versatile, reliable, secure computers for their intended vertical markets. For over 20 years, Cybernet computers have met and exceeded medical and industrial certifications to make their name a trusted platform for business computing. Cybernet is privately held with 450+ employees worldwide. For more information on Cybernet Manufacturing and their business operations, visit www.cybernet.us.