“What’s new? Strategies for Healthcare Environment Infection Prevention”
Environment of care involves construction and renovation; equipment and environmental service needs; utility maintenance and use; emergency management; and more.
Combating hospital-acquired infections (HAI) is one of the most urgent challenges facing healthcare facilities today. According to the Centers for...Read more
Infection prevention (IP) programs that depend primarily on paper-based, manual, and retrospective surveillance processes and on reports for aggregation with...Read more
Health care-associated infections (HAI) remain a major cause of patient morbidity and mortality, costing the US economy billions of dollars...Read more
To support infection prevention by guiding facility management in developing a written policies and procedures manual outlining their own best...Read more
When it comes to infection prevention in healthcare environments, there is no simpler or more effective way to prevent the...
Recent advancements in technology have added a new weapon to the arsenal when it comes preventing the spread of disease-causing...
Why It Matters: Timely incision management can help reduce the human and economic costs of SSIs. Complications with incision healing lead...
To aid compliance with OSHA’s Universal Precautions for handling soiled linen saturated with blood, bodily fluids, harmful residue from...
Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a spore-forming bacterium capable of causing gastrointestinal conditions ranging from diarrhea to colitis. Twenty years...
Manual surface disinfection in healthcare facilities is crucial, yet may not be sufficient to eliminate environmental pathogens that cause HAIs....