According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 1.7 million hopsital-acquired infections occur every year. The result: 100,000 unnecessary deaths and an extra $6.5 billion in healthcare costs per year. In this interview with Dr. Charles Kinder, we learn how his company, Doc Froc, is trying to reduce those numbers through unique antibacterial lab coats and scrubs.
Interview Highlights with Dr. Charles Kinder
- How Dr. Kinder’s personal experience with one of his patients led to the concept behind Doc Froc.
- Dr. Kinder lays out the 3 keys to implementing change within the hospital setting. Hint: Clinical, Legal, and Marketing.
- Why aren’t scrubs and lab coats banned in hospitals? The stats are downright shocking.
- What will it take for antibacterial lab coats and scrubs to become the gold standard of care within the healthcare setting?
- The unique features of the Doc Froc antibacterial scrubs and lab coats.
- Dr. Kinder’s advice for would-be physician inventors that want to follow in his footsteps.
- And much more!
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Who is Dr. Charles Kinder?
Dr. Charles Kinder is the Cofounder of Doc Froc, a company that manufactures unique antimicrobial lab coats and scrubs. He is also a practicing Electrophysiologist at the Heart Care Centers in Chicago, IL. Dr. Kinder completed his internship and residency training in internal medicine at Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital, going on to complete his cardiology fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center. He completed his heart rhythm (clinical cardiac electrophysiology) training at the University of Chicago and remained on staff as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Kinder is the Founder and Director of the Heart Care Centers Heart Rhythm program. He is recognized as an expert in the heart rhythm field and serves as a faculty member for the Heart Rhythm Society’s national device implant training course where he has instructed more than 1000 other doctors on device implantation techniques.
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