This checklist and guide plot a sequence for a laundry tour highlighting control points in workflow important to ensuring cleanliness of healthcare textiles (HCTs).
Learn key aspects of the instruments reprocessing procedure and how to protect patients and staff.
Reducing Healthcare Costs and Positively Influencing Hand-Hygiene Behavior through Technology
Nozin Nasal Sanitizer antiseptic is a professionally valued and sensible approach in the effort to reduce the risk of infection.
Where Healthcare and Infection Prevention Meet
The BETR-D Study: The first and only randomized clinical trial on UVC Disinfection
Risk of Flexible Endoscopes, Including Gastroscopes and Echoendoscopes, Transmitting “Superbugs” Infections: An Important Update
The infection prevention and healthcare epidemiology community has continued to sound the alarm about outbreaks of CRE infections related to therapeutic gastrointestinal endoscopy cases in which contaminated and improperly reprocessed duodenoscopes and echoendoscopes were used during clinical procedures.
An increase in prevalence in healthcare settings across the continuum of care over several decades has resulted in MRSA and other multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) being given priority as targets of reduction efforts by several regulatory and advisory bodies. These include the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).