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HOI 1st Hospital in OC to Introduce Germ-Zapping Robot

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Hoag Orthopedic Institute, one of the top orthopedic specialty hospitals in the U.S., is the first medical facility in Orange County to introduce an innovative, germ-zapping robot into its operating rooms and patient rooms.The Xenex robot, which uses pulsed xenon ultraviolet (UV-C) light 25,000 times more powerful than the sun, is able to eliminate bacteria, viruses, fungi and even bacterial spores in a room in just five minutes. The five-foot-tall disinfecting device is portable and will be used throughout the hospital. More info at: