Running Out of Options to Fight Superbugs

January 29, 2009

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

Infection Prevention Imperatives for the New Year

December 31, 2008

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

New CMS Requirements are In Play... Are You Ready?

December 31, 2008

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 Find Link to Severe Staph Infections

December 29, 2008

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

New In-Service Training Program Available for Chlorascrub

November 6, 2008

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™.