Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending February 11, 2024.
Here are 5 highlights from Infection Control Today®'s (ICT®’s) wide-ranging coverage of the infection prevention and control world. Everything from interviews with known opinion leaders to the news that infection preventionists and other health care professionals can use on their jobs.
Navigating Health Care Challenges in 2024: Survey Shows Care Coordination Is Too Complex
Discover insights from Cindy Gaines on health care challenges, including rising costs, workforce shortages, and perioperative care transformation in 2024.
Reducing Operating Room Traffic: Key to Preventing Surgical Site Infections
A new study examines how monitoring and reducing operating room traffic can significantly lower the risk of surgical site infections, enhancing patient safety and infection prevention protocols.
Combatting Infectious Diseases: FendX's Nanotechnology Innovations in Surface Protection
Learn about FendX Technologies' breakthrough nanotechnology, including REPELWRAP film and a spray formulation, designed to prevent the spread of infectious diseases on various surfaces.
Transforming Diabetes Care: Tina Platania's Role in CCS's Holistic Patient-Centric Approach
Tina Platania discusses the significance of continuous glucose monitors (CGM) in diabetes care, highlighting CCS's individualized approach based on medical necessity. From carefully considering patient needs to collaborating with providers and payers, CCS ensures a highly personalized treatment plan, reflecting their commitment to improving overall health.
The Importance of Hand Hygiene in Ambulatory Care Settings
In the 19th century, Ignaz Semmelweis pioneered hand hygiene, proving its effectiveness in reducing infections. Ambulatory care settings stress its importance, emphasizing proper technique and cultural integration for optimal health outcomes.