People are dying from "superbugs" because our antibiotic arsenal has run dry, leaving the world without sufficient weapons to fight ever-changing bacteria, warn infectious disease researchers at the University of Texas Medical School at H
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) has expanded its Targeting Zero initiative for 2009 to offer comprehensive education and guidance to prevent the most common and fatal healthcare-associated in
COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the first time in Ohio’s history, business leaders and healthcare providers are teaming up in a statewide effort to make Ohio the safest place in the nation for healthcare.
Medegen, a leading innovator in infusion therapy products, today announced that it has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its new MaxGuard™ Advanced Luer Activated Device featuring Agion® Antimicrobi
The axiom, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” easily could be applied to the practice of infection prevention and control, which, while experiencing a spike in the number of more sophisticated, evolving tasks infection
The Oct. 1, 2008 deadline for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to end payment on hospital-acquired conditions which they deem “reasonably preventable” is now behind us.
Researchers at the University of Texas School of Public Health recently described studies that support the link between the severity of community-acquired antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) infections and the Panton Vale
Although infection control has been substantially ramped up in Canadian hospitals since the SARS crisis of 2003, resistant bacterial infections post-SARS are multiplying even faster, a new Queen's University study shows.
Professional Disposables International, Inc. (PDI®) has introduced a new in-service training program designed to educate healthcare personnel including infection preventionists, physicians, and nurses on the use of Chlorascrub™.
New Paper Says Medicare Hospital-Acquired Conditions Initiative Will Spur Increased Patient Screening and Antibiotic Use