Weekly Rounds: Infection Intel, Handheld UV-C Technology, and More

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Take 5 minutes to catch up on Infection Control Today®’s highlights for the week ending October 29, 2023.

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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.

Infection Intel: Moderna, CBIC, Helocyte, Pfizer, UVDI, and CloroxPro

Staying Ahead With Company Updates and Product Innovations. This week's news is from Moderna, CBIC, Helocyte, Pfizer, UVDI, and CloroxPro.

Staying Ahead With Company Updates and Product Innovations. This week's news is from Moderna, CBIC, Helocyte, Pfizer, UVDI, and CloroxPro.

Handheld UV-C Technology: A Solution to Combat Health Care-Associated Infections

A study led by Piyali Chatterjee, PhD, and the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System explores the potential of handheld filtered Far UV-C devices in reducing hospital-acquired infections. Freestyle Partners, LLC, supported this research.

A study led by Piyali Chatterjee, PhD, and the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System explores the potential of handheld filtered Far UV-C devices in reducing hospital-acquired infections. Freestyle Partners, LLC, supported this research.

Overcoming Challenges to Eye Device Reprocessing: A 3-Year Study

A recent American Journal of Infection Control study, led by Katharine Hoffman, MPH, CIC, LSSGB, and Lisa Waldowski, DNP, RN, CIC, applies Lean Six Sigma to improve eye device reprocessing. The research highlights the challenges, emphasizes adherence to manufacturer instructions, and promotes best practices for patient safety.

A recent American Journal of Infection Control study, led by Katharine Hoffman, MPH, CIC, LSSGB, and Lisa Waldowski, DNP, RN, CIC, applies Lean Six Sigma to improve eye device reprocessing. The research highlights the challenges, emphasizes adherence to manufacturer instructions, and promotes best practices for patient safety.

Advancing Infection Prevention: The Value of an In-House Journal Watch

Benjamin Chen, MD, MPH, speaks about how a journal watch in infection prevention keeps professionals updated on research, fosters evidence-based practices, and supports education and quality improvement efforts.

Benjamin Chen, MD, MPH, speaks about how a journal watch in infection prevention keeps professionals updated on research, fosters evidence-based practices, and supports education and quality improvement efforts.

Nominations Close Next Week!: Infection Control Today Educator of the Year Award

Infection Control Today Educator of the Year Award Nominations end on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Don’t run out of time to nominate an exceptional infection prevention and control educator for this prestigious award.

Infection Control Today Educator of the Year Award Nominations end on Wednesday, November 1, 2023. Don’t run out of time to nominate an exceptional infection prevention and control educator for this prestigious award.
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