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Undercover Hotel Checks to Ensure Safety and Hygienic Practices

Undercover Hotel Checks to Ensure Safety and Hygienic Practices

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The government announced today that it would be implementing a system that would see government regulators checking into hotels unannounced to ensure hotel rooms and food service offered by hotels are maintained in a safe and hygienic manner. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) said it would [...]

Ascom Helps Hospitals Optimize Hand Hygiene Workflows and Compliance Monitoring

Ascom Helps Hospitals Optimize Hand Hygiene Workflows and Compliance Monitoring

BAAR, Switzerland, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Ascom (SWX:ASCN.SW), a leading supplier of Healthcare ICT solutions, is helping hospitals improve hand hygiene by delivering an advanced mobile solution that tracks staff compliance to hygiene procedures. For many hospitals, reducing healthcare associated infections (HAI) is crucial to improving overall patient safety. Hand hygiene remains to be [...]

Korea to Adopt Restaurant Sanitation Grading System

Korea to Adopt Restaurant Sanitation Grading System

SEOUL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will introduce a sanitation grading system for restaurants from next month, the food ministry said Friday.  From May 19, restaurants can voluntarily apply to get hygiene ratings, the ministry of Food and Drug Safety said. The Korea Agency of HACCP Accreditation and Services (KAHAS) will conduct on-site [...]