Infection Control Today Announces Second Digital Summit, Focus on Environmental Hygiene

VIRGO (, an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel the U.S. and world economies, today unveiled the second event in the Infection Control Today Digital Summit series. This second summit will focus on environmental hygiene.
A new experience in education, the Infection Control Today Digital Summit platform is a high-level education video-based event for infection preventionists. The unique platform features immersive television-viewing-like videos that provide both broad and deep information on the industrys most desired topics.
Infection Control Todays Digital Summit on Environmental Hygiene offers a one-stop shop for our infection prevention audience to understand the key issues pertaining to environmental cleaning and healthcare-associated infections, says Kelly Pyrek, editor-in-chief of Infection Control Today magazine.
This immersive, interactive environment will provide infection prevention professionals with the tools and techniques they need to reduce healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) though proper environmental cleaning and disinfection practices.
Digital summit presenters are Philip Carling, MD, Karen L. Martin, RN, MPH, CIC, and Linda Dickey, RN, MPH, CIC. Agenda items include:
The Big Picture of Environmental Hygiene Imperatives
This 30,000-foot level overview of hospital-based environmental hygiene issues will explore the challenges, opportunities and strategies for improvement and prevention of healthcare-acquired infections stemming from improper and inadequate environmental cleaning and disinfection.

Controlling Infections through Environmental Hygiene
This session explores the pathogens that are most problematic and how to halt transmission through proper cleaning and disinfection practices.

EVS-IP Partnership: A Key to Infection Prevention Success
This session will explore why successful IP-EVS partnerships improve infection prevention program effectiveness, as well as discuss key motivators to engage senior leadership in environmental cleaning improvements. It will also identify three collaborative process improvements that IP and EVS can implement to improve patient safety.
Register today to join us live on August 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EDT. Summit agenda, speaker bios and registration can be found here. Sessions will be available on demand immediately following the live event. Live Q&A sessions with the speakers will begin at 11:00 a.m. EDT as well. The archived sessions and Q&A will be available to registered participants for 90 days following the live event. The summit is underwritten by Aramark Uniform Services and PDI.
About VIRGO:

VIRGO is an information distribution company focused on the most innovative and complex business-to-business markets that fuel U.S. and world economies. Our mission is to help business professionals break through the hype, ambiguity and information deluge they experience, by offering trustworthy guidance on the decisions they need to make be that early in their decision making process, whilst making a purchase decision, or following the decision when a product, service or ingredient is in use.

We do this in each of our networks by focusing on five key tenets that make their information journey fruitful: Content, Audience, Brands, User Experience and Performance Marketing.

With 19 brands including trade magazines and/or websites, trade shows and regional conferences, training and accreditation programs, and an expanding online platform, VIRGO leverages its events, publications, digital and other media to provide integrated solutions for professionals in industries including healthcare, natural products, telecommunications and self-storage.