Demystifying the Disinfectant Label
This Webinar sponsored by PDI and presented by Hudson Garrett provides an overview of EPA-registered disinfectant product labels and explores broad-spectrum efficacy claims, disinfectant contact time, regulatory requirements for compliance with EPA FIFRA regulation, as well as the imperative
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/06/demystifying-the-disinfectant-label.aspx - 58k
Proper Use of Healthcare Disinfectants
This webinar, Proper Use of Healthcare Disinfectants: The Implications Associated with Off-Label Use of Disinfectants, provides a methodical approach for infection preventionists and environmental services professionals to properly and effectively use healthcare disinfectants.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/09/proper-use-of-healthcare-disinfectants.aspx - 59k
What's Left Behind: Why Hygienically Clean Isn't Clean Enough
Many commercial laundries, especially those in the healthcare industry, now claim that they offer services that will get laundry hygienically clean. What does that mean, exactly?
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/whitepapers/2013/05/whats-left-behind.aspx - 13k
2013-08-23 - ICT News Desk: Lyme Disease Prevalence
. The first project analyzes medical claims information for approximately 22 million insured people
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/videos/2013/08/lyme-disease-prevalence.aspx - 49k
2013-11-13 - Product Evaluation and Purchasing Advice from Clinical Experts
In an era of value-based purchasing, product evaluation and purchasing has been impacted by the continued cutbacks in healthcare spending and by the quest for improved quality and cost containment. As hospital administrators target various budget line items for reduction or eradication, they are looking closely at new products/technologies and existing supplies to see if they can be replaced with
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/articles/2013/11/product-evaluation-and-purchasing-advice-from-clinical-experts.aspx - 67k
Environmental Hygiene: What We Know from Scientific Studies
A renewed interest in the healthcare environment and to what degree surface contamination contributes to the spread of infectious pathogens is driving a growing body of research in this area. The following article will take a look at what we know about various aspects of environmental hygiene from the scientific literature.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/library/2012/10/ict-eh-scientific-studies.aspx?topic=environmental-hygiene - 14k
2013-12-04 - FDA Reaches Settlement with ASP Over Distributing Adulterated and Misbranded Devices
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reached a $1.25 million settlement of a civil money penalty action against Advanced Sterilization Products (ASP), a division of Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company, and two of ASP’s executives alleging that ASP manufactured and distributed adulterated and misbranded sterilization monitoring products.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/12/fda-reaches-settlement-with-asp-over-distributing-adulterated-and-misbranded-devices.aspx - 46k
A-Cute Derm Inc. : Listing : Buyer's Guide
A-Cute Derm® Inc., owned by a board-certified dermatologist, manufactures, distributes, and markets professional healthcare products. We offer more than 90 products that are medical patient-tested ut
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/buyers-guide.aspx?li=42348 - 53k
This immersion center sponsored by PDI is designed to provide the latest information, tools, resources and guidance for evidence-based infection prevention practices -- including surface, hand and skin antisepsis -- in healthcare facilities.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/immersion-centers/2012/07/infection-prevention.aspx - 41k
2013-11-27 - 2009 Pandemic Flu Death Toll Much Higher Than Official Worldwide Estimates
A research team consisting of more than 60 collaborators in 26 countries has estimated the global death toll from the 2009 outbreak of the H1N1 virus to be 10 times higher than the World Health Organization’s count, which was based on laboratory-confirmed cases of this flu. The study, which appears online in PLOS Medicine, suggests that the pandemic virus caused up to 203,000 respiratory deaths a
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/news/2013/11/2009-pandemic-flu-death-toll-much-higher-than-official-worldwide-estimates.aspx - 48k