Infusion & Vascular Access

CMS Deadline is Approaching Are You Prepared?

October 17, 2008

Describes the new pay-for-performance regulations associated with hospital-acquired conditions and explains the simple evidence-based interventions recommended by the Infusion Nursing Society to help prevent and control catheter-related bloodstream infections.

Medical Devices Pose Big Infection Threat

August 28, 2008

Healthcare workers have long been trying to prevent infections related to medical devices, but must try even harder as of Oct. 1, 2008, when regulations from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) go into effect.

The 4-1-1 on New Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice

June 2, 2006

Just published are the new 2006 Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice, which direct nurses and other healthcare workers as to how infusion therapy should properly be administered in and out of the hospital.