Advanced Technology

The Infection Control Today® advanced technology page allows readers to stay up-to-date on new technologies aimed at preventing infection, such as ultraviolet disinfection, real-time locating systems, foggers, sterilization robots, automation, virtual reality technology during hospital design, and more. Articles and videos focus on explaining the role of these various technologies within the health care system and how infection prevention professionals can integrate them into everyday use.

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The Infection Control Today®’s Educator of the Year Award™
Infection Control Today's Educator of the Year Award

September 5th 2023

Infection Control Today® is honored to announce it is reviving the Infection Control Today’s Educator of the Year Award™. For more information, please listen to Linda Spaulding, RN, CIC, the 2003 Winner of the Infection Control Today’s Educator of the Year Award.

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Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Bioluminescence Testing and Performance

September 4th 2023

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Hot Topics in IPC Today: COVID-19 Cases, a New Variant, UV-C Disinfection, and More

September 1st 2023

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The Unbridled Potential of Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring Systems

August 29th 2023

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175 Years Later: HAIs Remain a Top 10 Cause of Death

August 28th 2023

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