2013-10-29 - Evaluation of Hospital Infection Prevention Policies Can Identify Opportunities for Improvement
Identifying gaps in infection prevention practices may yield opportunities for improved patient safety, according to a survey published in the November issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.
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2013-11-26 - 2013 Partnership in Prevention Award Winner is Announced
in Prevention Award for achieving sustainable improvements toward eliminating healthcare-associated
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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
2013-03-26 - Economics of HAI Prevention
The new normal in infection prevention revolves around data collection and number crunching... prevention and control, is just one part of the bigger picture of healthcare-acquired infection (HAI) prevention. It is essential that infection preventionists recognize and understand the changing
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Norovirus Control and Prevention Strategies
This report produced by Infection Control Today magazine and sponsored by Clorox summarizes key facts about norovirus epidemtiology and transmission, and presents strategies for its control and prevention in healthcare facilities.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/reports/2013/02/norovirus-control-and-prevention-strategies.aspx - 13k
Clostridium difficile Prevention and Control Strategies
This report explores the essentials of Clostridium difficile, one of the most problematic pathogens facing healthcare institutions today. It provides a summary of current clinical thought as well as evidence-based practices for prevention and control of this healthcare-associated infection.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/reports/2013/03/clostridium-difficile.aspx - 13k
Optimizing Performance for Infection Prevention
The following webinar will review optimizing performance for infection prevention and compliance reporting while impacting patient care.
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2012/08/optimizing-performance-for-infection-prevention.aspx - 54k
A More Complete Approach to Infection Prevention
This webinar explores hand hygiene as a patient-centered safety initiative. It addresses the science of hand hygiene and infection prevention, examines patient participation in healthcare worker hand hygiene efforts, and underscores the importance of environmental cleaning and disinfection
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/webinars/2013/02/complete-approach-infection-prevention.aspx - 57k
Getting Buy-in on Infection Prevention from Environmental Services Personnel
Research indicates that 50 percent of patients that are placed in a room where the previous patient had C. difficile will themselves will contract C. difficile. It is crucial that the environmental services technicians understand they have a very important role on a hospitals infection prevention
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/whitepapers/2013/10/getting-buy.aspx - 13k
Clostridium difficile: Trends and Strategies for Prevention
Infection Control Today reports on the prevalence of Clostridium difficile, including hospitals' efforts to prevent and control this healthcare-acquired infection. It explores trends related to national control efforts as well as provides strategies for prevention, including hand hygiene
www.infectioncontroltoday.com/digital-issues/2013/04/clostridium-difficile.aspx - 13k