Candida auris: How Environmental Hygiene Protects Vulnerable Patients

October 07, 2022

COVID-19 has not been the only pathogen that has been spreading the last few years. Candida auris has taken a hold, not only in the United States but around the world. Here are the details and how environmental hygiene practices can protect patients in a health care setting.

Sepsis: Earlier Detection With New Clinical Surveillance Tool

September 30, 2022

A sepsis diagnosis is expensive and deadly, and early detection and treatment are key to saving lives. However, sepsis is not always easy to diagnose early, so a new advanced analytics surveillance tool can increase the chances of an improved outcome.

Birx: Using Science and Data, The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Not Over

September 22, 2022

Ambassador Deborah Birx, MD, an American diplomat and infectious disease expert, once again joins Infection Control Today®, this time to talk about President Biden’s recent comment that the pandemic is over, and what can be done to mitigate the circumstances.

How to Protect Infection Preventionists’ Mental and Physical Wellbeing From COVID-19 Burnout

July 14, 2022

Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, and her colleagues examined how COVID-19 affected infection preventionists’ mental and physical health, and in an exclusive interview, she discusses how facilities and IPs themselves can mitigate burnout.