Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending November 25, 2023.
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.
Happy Thanksgiving: What ICT’s Editorial Advisory Members Are Thankful For
For Thanksgiving, ICT asked its Editorial Advisory Board what they're thankful for. From family to dreams coming true, they express gratitude for various aspects of life and work.
Infection Intel: "Going Blue: Confronting the AMR Challenge" –A Call to Action for World AMR Awareness Week
Marking the World Health Organization's World AMR Awareness Week, “Going Blue: Confronting the AMR Challenge,” urges health care providers and the public to educate, follow protocols, and ensure patient safety for antibiotic efficacy.
Mass General Brigham and Salem Hospital Face Class Action Lawsuit Over Potential Hepatitis and HIV Exposure
Mass General Brigham and Salem Hospital face a class action lawsuit over potential hepatitis and HIV exposure to hundreds of patients. The lawsuit alleges negligence and emotional distress, with the hospital claiming a minimal infection risk.
Uncovering the Hidden Dangers: A Comprehensive Study on Insulated Medical Devices From 2021 to 2022
This interview with Cheron Rojo, BS, FCS, CHL, CIS, CER, CFER, CRCST, delves into a robust year-long study, starting in 2021, investigating the often-overlooked risks associated with insulated medical devices impacting both patients and medical staff.
Navigating the Tripledemic: Influenza, RSV, and COVID-19 in the Operating Room
Prepare for a healthcare "tripledemic" with Influenza, RSV, and COVID-19. Operating rooms face risks, but autonomous UV disinfection systems offer an effective solution to maintain sterility.