Author | Frank Diamond

Articles

Q&A: How Direct to Business Coverage Can Help Infection Care

September 18, 2020

Brent James, MD: “If you had an inpatient who developed an inpatient infection, it was like he got a console from ID in about three or four seconds. You just called up the program. You had to tell it the sites of infection you’re interested in, but then it did an epidemiologic evaluation of that patient.”

Bug of the Month: I Can Be Deadly for Cystic Fibrosis Patients

September 17, 2020

Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.

Q&A: Infection Preventionists Should Head Back to School

September 16, 2020

Kevin Kavanagh, MD: “I think you’ll find that infection preventionists in this type of climate are just not healthcare employed personnel. They need to be everywhere. They need to be in business. They need to be in schools. And, of course, they need to be in our healthcare system. But it is crucial to be in schools…”

Expanding Size, Variety of Infection Prevention Team Pays Off

September 16, 2020

Diversifying roles and creating support staff benefits the team by increasing the productivity of the department and providing a deeper bench so that IPs can focus on broader activities requiring specific subject matter expertise.