Identify the Pathogen: Coxiella Burnetii

Hospital outbreaks are reported more often in the medical literature than occurrences in the long-term care (LTC) or behavioral health...

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Focus on LTC/Behavioral Health Outbreaks— Identify the Pathogen: Norovirus

Hospital outbreaks are reported more often in the medical literature than outbreaks in the long-term care (LTC)/behavioral health setting. By...

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Focus on Long-Term and Behavioral Health Outbreaks— Identify the Pathogen: Clostridium Perfringens

Hospital outbreaks are reported more often in the medical literature than occurrences in the long-term care (LTC) or behavioral health...

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The Six C’s: Handling Soiled Linen in a Healthcare Environment

To aid compliance with OSHA’s Universal Precautions for handling soiled linen saturated with blood, bodily fluids, harmful residue from...

A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Monitoring Practices

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Identifying and Addressing Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection preventionists are being asked to identify ways to help address some their organizations’ most pressing challenges, such as reducing...

Best Practices for Healthy Skin – Hand Hygiene and Skin Care Guide

Hand hygiene is a critical aspect of patient safety. In fact, it is the single most important measure one can...

Case Study: 25-Hospital IDN Addresses Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection prevention is a top priority in acute care facilities due to mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), potential reimbursement...

Quality Assurance for Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Sterilizers

When is the last time your facility reviewed your Quality Assurance practices for Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide (VH2O2) Sterilizers? Is your...

Soap: The Science Behind It and The Changing Regulatory Landscape

Because of the changing regulatory landscape, it is important for key decision makers to be armed with as much knowledge around...

A Special: On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI Supplement

THE NATIONAL – On the CUSP: Stop CAUTI project is proud to take part in this special supplement to Prevention...