Healthcare-Associated Infections: The Regulatory Landscape
This report reviews the burden of healthcare-associated infections, explores the impetus of mandatory reporting of infection data, and outlines the various federal initiatives related to public reporting of HAIs. It also explores how automated surveillance of infections is the gateway to the future
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/digital-issues/2013/06/healthcare-associated-infections.aspx - 13k
Aligned with Experts: Micromedex Infection Prevention, from Truven Health Analytics, improves workflow while helping reduce hospital-acquired infections
This vendor brief reviews Micromedex Infection Prevention, from Truven Health Analytics, dashboard and automated surveillance system that improves infection prevention workflow while it helps reduce hospital-acquired infections.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/reports/2012/06/aligned-with-xperts.aspx - 11k
Area Decontamination Immersion Center
his Area Decontamination Immersion Center presents information about automated technologies that can enhance manual cleaning and disinfection of environmental surfaces in healthcare facilities, specifically the use of germicidal ultraviolet light. The center includes a report and a slide show
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/immersion-centers/2013/05/area-decontamination.aspx - 28k
The webinar, “Endoscope Reprocessing: Demystifying the Multisociety Guideline,” explores best practices related to the reprocessing of flexible endoscopes in observance of the multi-society guidelines.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/06/endoscope-reprocessing.aspx - 55k
Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Non-chemical, nontoxic alternative for neutralizing fomites. Cleans and disinfects environmental surfaces in seconds, improving infection prevention, reducing risks and limitations involved with chem
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/buyers-guide.aspx?li=68351 - 54k
Air Quality Pro Inc. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Air Quality Pro can assist you in restoring a healthy environment within hours by eliminating mold, mycotoxins, bacteria, viruses, odorous contamination, mites, cockroaches, bed bugs, VOC's and chemi
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/buyers-guide.aspx?li=54080 - 54k
Action Surgical : Listing : Buyer's Guide
Bio-Zyme 3® has three families of enzymes that quickly breaks down proteins, fats and carbohydrates; pH neutral, free-rinsing and repels bioburden from re-depositing onto instruments. Bio-Zyme 3® con
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/buyers-guide.aspx?li=64466 - 55k
2013-11-19 - New Method to Diagnose Sepsis is Faster, Cheaper
A new method could cut hours off the time it takes to diagnose blood infections while also eliminating the need for complicated manual processing and expensive equipment, according to a report to be published in mBio®, the online open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology, on Nov. 19. The method combines a selective lysis step in which blood cells in the sample are destroyed, a
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/new-method-to-diagnose-sepsis-is-faster-cheaper.aspx - 48k
The Sharps Safety Agenda: Acknowledging Past Progress, Working Toward the Future
Capitalizing on the momentum created by a 2010 conference, a new consensus statement released this spring focuses on the future of the prevention of needlesticks and other sharps-related injuries and creates a road map for achieving improved occupational health and safety among healthcare workers.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/library/2012/08/ict-ss-the-sharps-safety-agenda-acknowledging-past-progress-working-toward-the-future.aspx?topic=sharps-safety - 15k
Choosing the Best Design for Intravenous Needleless Connectors to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Healthcare-associated catheter-related bloodstream infections (HA-BSIs) remain a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the U.S. While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported a drop of 18 percent in the incidence of HA-BSIs, overall progress in reducing these infections has been a fraction of what is possible, and necessary.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/library/2011/07/ict-ss-2010-8.aspx?topic=sharps-safety - 15k