Association For Professionals In Infection Control And Epidemiology (APIC)


  • APIC Convenes Conference on Mandatory Public Reporting
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- After years of debate, mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infection data has become a reality in four states and is quickly gaining momentum in several others.  However, realizing the performance improvement and patient safety benefit that ...More
    November 8, 2004 Posted in News
  • Key Challenges to be Addressed at Infection Control Futures Summit in San Diego
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Leaders of the nation’s pre-eminent infection control association are gearing up for a Futures Summit to be held Nov. 11-12, 2004, in San Diego, to explore the challenges and opportunities in the ever-changing field of infection prevention and control. ...More
    November 8, 2004 Posted in News
  • Nation’s Infection Control Leaders to Convene Futures Summit
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Leaders of the nation’s pre-eminent infection control association will be convening a fall summit in San Diego to explore the challenges and opportunities in the ever-evolving field of infection prevention, and to contemplate and help shape the future ...More
    October 13, 2004 Posted in News
  • APIC Testifies Before HICPAC on Mandatory Reporting Issue
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The following statement is the testimony of Denise Graham, manager of government affairs for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), before the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) of ...More
    October 7, 2004 Posted in News
  • With Limited Flu Vaccine, Leading Infection Control Group Offers Preventive Tips
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Concerned about the recent announcement that a major influenza vaccine manufacturer has suspended vaccine production for the 2004-2005 flu season, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), a preeminent organization ...More
    October 6, 2004 Posted in News
  • APIC Announces House Passage of Labor-HHS 2005 Funding Bill
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2005 Labor-Health and Human Services (HHS) appropriations bill containing the provision that would prohibit federal funds from being used to enforce the new Occupational Safety and ...More
    September 12, 2004 Posted in News
  • APIC Praises CDC Director for Emphasizing the Importance of Flu Vaccination Despite Potential Delays
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), long a strong proponent of flu vaccinations for both the general public and healthcare workers, today praised Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Julie ...More
    September 2, 2004 Posted in News
  • APIC President Responds to Washington Post Article
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Sunday, Aug. 15, 2004, the Washington Post ran an article highlighting the Bush Administration's decisions regarding various regulatory policies during this first term of the presidency. The article mentioned the history of the OSHA/TB issues and how ...More
    August 25, 2004 Posted in News
  • Experts Warn It’s Prime Time for Lyme Disease
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As outdoor recreational activities reach their peak during the summer months, more U.S. residents will be exposed to the risk of contracting Lyme disease. The prime season for Lyme disease-bearing ticks is generally mid-July through September. During the ...More
    July 30, 2004 Posted in News
  • APIC Warns That Whooping Cough is on the Rise Among Teenagers
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Whooping cough, a highly contagious and debilitating respiratory disease, is on the rise among teenagers, cautions Jeanne Pfeiffer, RN, MPH, CIC, president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). A preliminary ...More
    July 30, 2004 Posted in News