New technologies have emerged in EVS practices that infection preventionists can help review before a facility decides to implement.
Discoveries About C. diff Underscore That What Happens Outside Hospitals Doesn’t Always Stay Outside Hospitals
Hospital administrators and infection preventionists have to contend with diversity among C. diff isolates.
For ABC, the bacterial counts were 56% lower for post-manual cleaning plus UV, compared with manual cleaning alone. For MRSA, they were 93% lower.
Sepsis kills more than twice as many people worldwide than previously believed, according to investigators with the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle.
Informatics can support patients at all stages of their experience by increasing awareness of UEs, encouraging intervention and resolution, detecting and managing invisible harms [such as emotional trauma], and reducing barriers and sharing report updates.