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Kelly M. Pyrek

Kelly M. Pyrek has served as editor in chief of Infection Control Today magazine for the past 12 years, and manages a number of ICT-affiliated print and online offerings. Recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists as an award-winning practitioner, she has served as an editorial manager, editor, and writer for newspapers, magazines, wire services and public information bureaus for more than 25 years. She is a graduate of the University of Southern California and is the author of several books on healthcare, forensic science and medico-legal issues.


Contagion Sparks Discussion About Pandemic Preparedness

Although it is a work of fiction, the new film "Contagion" captures the essence of the immense damage that can be inflicted on the world by a truly global outbreak.
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Healthcare Attire Laundering Poll Results

The results of the recent ICT Poll on healthcare attire laundering are revealed.
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Show Your CS and Sterile Processing Pride

National Healthcare Central Service & Sterile Processing Week is slated for Oct. 9-15, 2011 and ICT wants to help you show your professional pride by assembling a special tribute.
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Share Your Thoughts for 2011 IIPW

This year's International Infection Prevention Week (Oct. 16-21) is also the 25th anniversary of this annual event designed to raise global awareness of the criticality of infection prevention and control efforts.
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HCW Vaccination Poll Results

ICT announces the results of its poll on mandatory healthcare worker vaccination.
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Compliance Poll Results

ICT announces the results of its poll on infection prevention-related compliance challenges.
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The Tipping Point for Ideas: Implications for Infection Prevention Practices

Have you ever wondered what the tipping point is for the adoption of an idea? Scientists have discovered that when just 10 percent of the population holds an unshakable belief, that belief will always be adopted by the majority of the society. That might be something to bear in mind when you attempt to boost compliance with infection control practices such as hand hygiene.
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