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HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 8.23.17

C. difficile Clinician Education Program

Testing only appropriate patient specimens for C. difficile can have a drastic impact on an institution’s C. difficile rates (superscript...

Environmental Infection | 8.17.17

“What’s new? Strategies for Healthcare Environment Infection Prevention”

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HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 8.11.17

Differences between the 2016 WHO and ACS Guidelines for Prevention of SSI

A comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO)  Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (SSI) 2016 and...

Hand Hygiene | 8.7.17

Get Your Hands Dirty!

When it comes to infection prevention in healthcare environments, there is no simpler or more effective way to prevent the...

Hand Hygiene | 8.1.17

CEU eligible – It’s time to move on: Why we need to stop relying on direct observation and embrace Automated Hand Hygiene Monitoring as the new gold standard

Healthcare has been using the current gold standard for hand hygiene compliance monitoring, direct observation, for decades. The status quo...

Environmental Infection | 7.11.17

EPA-Registered Latex Paint Kills Pathogenic Bacteria on Hard Nonporous Surfaces

Combating hospital-acquired infections (HAI) is one of the most urgent challenges facing healthcare facilities today. According to the Centers for...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 6.6.17

Killing Bacteria on Painted Surfaces

Recent advancements in technology have added a new weapon to the arsenal when it comes preventing the spread of disease-causing...

Health Information Technology | 5.17.17

Turning Data into Action for Automated Proactive HAI Surveillance

Infection prevention (IP) programs that depend primarily on paper-based, manual, and retrospective surveillance processes and on reports for aggregation with...

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