Since healthcare's response to COVID-19 will likely not end soon, it is important to consider ways to help make the work processes easier and enhance communication.
Infection preventionists may be involved in performing risk assessments of asymptomatic healthcare workers who have had exposure to patients with COVID-19.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, in Paramus, New Jersey, expanded its telehealth services to deal with COVID-19 and prominently displays information about telehealth on its website.
National Nurses United wants hospitals to establish protocols in which nurses are immediately notified when a patient who might have COVID-19 is admitted.
Since deaths are infrequent in healthy individuals under the age of 40, it may be an effective strategy to assign younger healthcare workers to COVID-19 care responsibilities.
Nancy Messonnier, MD, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, last month suggested that busi
A case of 12 one-ounce bottles was being sold by one lister for $3,892.84, which equals just over $324 per ounce.
As the threat from COVID-19 increases, so must the readiness of infection preventionists to respond.
The whistleblower alleges that she was unfairly and improperly reassigned after voicing her concerns about the safety of HHS workers.
Preparation for the impending epidemic of the COVID-19 coronavirus is of utmost importance. The first rule of infection prevention is that the infection preventionist (IP) does not become infected.