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Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 9.22.17

Expansion of Ultrasound in Healthcare: Challenges and Solutions

To reduce the risk of ultrasound probe cross infection, it is important to know when to perform the high level ...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 9.13.17

LabID Reporting for C. difficile

This white paper addresses key points in NHSN’s C. difficile LabID reporting module, with a specific focus on the correlation...

Environmental Infection | 9.5.17

The Truth About Disinfectant Contact Time

When it comes to preventing disease transmission in healthcare settings, surface disinfection is one of the most impactful tools in...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 8.30.17

Treat the Patient, Not the Poo: C. difficile Clinician Education Tools

Testing only appropriate patient specimens for C. difficile can have a drastic impact on a facility’s C. difficile rates, but it...

Environmental Infection | 8.17.17

What’s new? Strategies for Healthcare Environment Infection Prevention

Environmental factors are a significant source of disease transmission in healthcare settings, from direct contact with contaminated surfaces to pathogens ...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 8.11.17

Differences between the 2016 WHO and ACS Guidelines for Prevention of SSI

A comparison of the World Health Organization (WHO)  Global Guidelines for the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections (SSI) 2016 and...

Hand Hygiene | 8.7.17

Get Your Hands Dirty!

When it comes to infection prevention in healthcare environments, there is no simpler or more effective way to prevent the...

Hand Hygiene | 8.1.17

CEU eligible – It’s time to move on: Why we need to stop relying on direct observation and embrace Automated Hand Hygiene Monitoring as the new gold standard

Healthcare has been using the current gold standard for hand hygiene compliance monitoring, direct observation, for decades. The status quo ...

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