CLABSI

Infection from germs entering blood by way of a catheter or tube placed in the vein.

The Hidden Danger of Biofilms

Biofilms are complex communities of microorganisms that can attach to both biotic and abiotic surfaces and represent one of the...

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Identifying and Addressing Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection preventionists are being asked to identify ways to help address some their organizations’ most pressing challenges, such as reducing...

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Case Study: 25-Hospital IDN Addresses Risks for SSIs and CLABSIs

Infection prevention is a top priority in acute care facilities due to mandatory reporting of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), potential reimbursement...

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Intubation Shield

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A Guide to Selecting the Right Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Solution for Your Hospital

Over the last decade, a new hand hygiene compliance monitoring method has gained in popularity: automated or electronic hand hygiene...

The Science of Compliance: What Drives Hand Hygiene Compliance and How Can We Improve it?

It is well-understood that hand hygiene is one of the most effective strategies to prevent the transmission of infection available...

The ROI of Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring: The Value Your Hospital Can Realize by Making the Switch

While there are many options available to measure and track hand hygiene compliance, electronic hand hygiene compliance monitoring can offer...

Immediate Feedback Yields Immediate Impact: How Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring Influences Behavior Change

Numerous studies have shown that improving hand hygiene compliance and sustaining that improvement requires ongoing measurement of hand hygiene performance...

Impact of Pure Air dehumidification technology on OR suite air supply at O’Connor Hospital

In August 2014, an Alfa Laval Pure Air dehumidification system was entered into a fourteen (14) month study with a...

Contact Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from the Environment and Personal Protective Equipment: How Significant Is It?

One of the most frequently asked questions regarding SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, is how does person-to-person transmission occur?...

Aligning PDI CE Programs with the CIC Infection Prevention Unit (IPU) Certification Renewal Option

As an infection preventionist, maintaining the certification in infection control (CIC) is a critical component in achieving and maintaining credibility...