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Central New York Air Cleaner Manufacturer Partners with Middle Eastern Hospitals to Combat MERS

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is a viral respiratory illness first reported in Saudi Arabia in 2012. It is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. Most people who have been confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection developed severe acute respiratory illness. They had fever, cough, and shortness of breath. About 30% of people confirmed to have MERS-CoV infection have died. According to the World Health Organization, in July alone they have received reports of 827 lab-confirmed cases, along with 287 deaths, according to the statement.

Spreading the Infection:
In July, CNN reported that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, better known as MERS, may be an airborne virus, according to an observation paper published in the journal mBio. The World Health Organization also reported that between the 12th and 16th October 2014, the National IHR Focal Point for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) notified WHO of 5 additional cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection, including 2 deaths.

The Ministry of Health is taking precautions by partnering with a leading manufacturer of commercial air cleaners. HealthWay, the Global Leading manufacturer of medical, residential , industrial and commercial air cleaners has partnered with Shaikh Khalifa Medical City managed by the Cleveland Clinic, Al Gharbia Hospitals, Tawam Hospitals and Cancer facility, Shaikh Khalifa Hospital in Ajman, and Ajman courts to provide the cleanest air possible for patients and visiting guests.

Disinfecting Filtration Technology is the result of technology developed with the United States Government to remove germs from the air. All HealthWay purifiers are powered by this germicidal technology, which goes beyond traditional filtration methods to trap airborne pathogens with efficiency never before seen in the industry – HealthWay air cleaners with patented “DFS” technology have been proven to capture 99.99% of all particles down to .007 micron which is 42x more efficient than HEPA filtration. Further improvements over HEPA are improved energy savings, longer filter life and customized form factors that can treat spaces up to 1 million square feet.

Al Rayyes, VP of Research and Development at HealthWay stated, "A successful infectious control strategy to protect Healthcare workers as well as patients from respiratory infections in a healthcare facility relies on three key strategies: Improving indoor air quality: Eliminating the source, properly maintained ventilation and an effective high efficiency filtration system. We are proud to say we provide the most efficient air cleaning systems in the world."

HealthWay is located in Central New York and provides intelligence and air cleaning products for the most mission critical environments. From Cleveland Clinics, Harvard University, Marriott Hotels, Hilton Hotels, Hyatt Hotels to China Bank, DBS Banks, BMW and Volkswagen HealthWay leads the way and serves many industries. All of HealthWay’s commercial products are proudly made in the U.S.A. HealthWay’s sister company PURE room has become the global leading hospitality amenity. For more information on HealthWay visit: www.healthway.com

References:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/07/22/health/mers-airborne/

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Africa's Air Quality Amongst the Worst in the World, Hospitals and Clinics Call on HealthWay

Online PR News – 25-September-2014 – Pulaski, New York – An Article published by Katie Galbraith of the New York Times shed light on how serious Africa's indoor air pollution problem is. The World Health Organization, showed Gaborone, Botswana, as having the eighth-highest level of particulate pollution among the list of world cities. Further In Nairobi, the Kenyan Capital, normal levels of fine dust which are the most hazardous to human health are normally five times higher than those found in cities like Gothenburg Sweden.

Poor indoor air quality is even more of a concern in laboratories, medical clinics, and hospitals. HealthWay a world leading manufacturer of commercial, residential andmedical air cleaners, has partnered with many laboratories, clinics and hospitals throughout Africa. In September, Prime Medical Hospital in Port Harcourt, Rivers State Nigeria went through a total hospital installation with HealthWay's advanced medical grade air cleaners which have been proven to capture greater than 99.99% of all ultrafine particles down to .007 micron. Further Healthway’s advanced air cleaners come equipped with super adsorbent Volatile Organic Compound filters used for heavy odor and gas adsorption generated by building materials, equipment, and industry. Before and after studies conducted by Brisadson Inspection Company based in Lagos Nigeria showed an improvement of 90% in ultrafine particle pollution in as little as a few hours. Further installations are happening throughout other institutions and hospitals like Hope Valley Fertility Center in Lagos Nigeria where air is being continuously scrubbed through HealthWay’s advanced air cleaning systems to protect embryo’s through the in-vitro fertilization process.

Vinny Lobdell, President of Pulaski New York based HealthWay stated, "We are proud that our products and solutions are having a profound impact all around the globe. HealthWay continues to focus in on providing solutions for the most mission critical locations like Hope Valley Fertility Center and Prime Medical Hospital in Nigeria."

References:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/21/business/international/cities-air-problems-only-get-worse-with-climate-change.html?_r=0

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Healthway Selected as a Finalist for National Small Business of the Week Award

Online PR News – 14-April-2014 – April 14th 2014 Pulaski New York – The U.S. Small Business Administration recognizes the top small business’s across America with the National Small Business Week awards. This very prestigious and coveted award is not given out lightly. HealthWay, a Global Leading provider of air cleaners for home, medical, and commercial use has been selected as one of this year's finalists. Vincent G. Lobdell, HealthWay's Chairman stated, "It's an honor to be selected among tens of thousands of businesses across the country as a top finalist. We are constantly striving to improve and bring more value to all of our partners on a global level."

HealthWay, located in Pulaski New York, focuses on some of the world’s toughest indoor air quality challenges. The company manufactures, residential, commercial and medical grade air cleaning systems and is the parent company of the award winning PURE allergy friendly room program that can be found at hundreds of hotels across the globe. HealthWay’s newest innovation is a line of commercial air cleaners that have been proven to capture greater than 99.99% of all particles down to .007 micron in size which is 10 times smaller than that of the smallest known virus. These commercial air cleaners have now become the benchmark at some of the worlds most prestigious locations like, The Cleveland Clinic, Texas Instruments, BMW, Volkswagen, Hyatt Hotels, and major university’s all over the world. HealthWay residential air cleaners are available through independent dealers throughout the U.S. Commercial and industrial systems are customized and sold through engineering, architectural and HVAC companies. A recent ABC news feature story on HealthWay showed the companies most recent global project for a major university in Beijing China. The company prides itself on making its commercial air cleaning solutions in Upstate New York.

The winner of the award will be selected amongst the finalists very soon. Vinny Lobdell, the company's President stated, "Small Business is the heart of America, and to be a finalist for this award in of itself is something we are very grateful for."

HealthWay employs between 60-70 people in Pulaski, New York and is continuing to grow. The company is focused on major projects all over the globe with a heavy emphasis in China and Asia where air quality has become a national health threat. For more information on HealthWay and the air cleaning products they manufacture, visit www.healthway.com..