Bug of the Month helps educate readers about existing and emerging pathogens of clinical importance in healthcare facilities today.
ICT spoke with Caroline Haggerty, RN, MSN, MBA, LSSBB, manager of quality and patient safety for Penn Medicine in West Chester, Penn., about the importance of shared accountabili
A challenging time is about to hit healthcare as multiple circumstances converge to exert increasing pressure on healthcare infection prevention efforts over the next 10-20 years.
Floors, often overlooked in the past as a major factor of environmental contamination.
A review of the far reaching impacts of this notoriously unreliable diagnostic test, and an evidence-based solution that is setting a new benchmark for patient care.
The 2018 theme of International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW), which takes place October 14-20, is Protecting Patients Everywhere. Healthcare professionals from all settings and levels play an important role in protecting patients.
This checklist and guide plot a sequence for a laundry tour highlighting control points in workflow important to ensuring cleanliness of healthcare textiles (HCTs).
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.
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced that Teresa “Terrie” Lee, RN, MS, MPH, CIC, FAPIC, director of infection prevention and employee health at Charleston Area Medical Center, will recei