Expert Addresses the Role of the Healthcare Environment in CDC's Safe Healthcare Blog

Today in CDCs Safe Healthcare Blog, Kerri A. Thom, MD, MS, assistant professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, puts a spotlight on the healthcare environment and its role in spreading bacteria that cause healthcare-associated infections.

Thom discusses this topic in context of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)'s spring meeting, held May 1-4, 2013 in Atlanta, where professionals in healthcare epidemiology and infection prevention are focusing on evidence-based research and policies to further identify the impact of the healthcare environment on healthcare-associated infections.

Join the conversation at http://blogs.cdc.gov/safehealthcare/

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