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Environmental Infection | 7.11.17

EPA-Registered Latex Paint Kills Pathogenic Bacteria on Hard Nonporous Surfaces

Combating hospital-acquired infections (HAI) is one of the most urgent challenges facing healthcare facilities today. According to the Centers for...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 6.6.17

Killing Bacteria on Painted Surfaces

Recent advancements in technology have added a new weapon to the arsenal when it comes preventing the spread of disease-causing...

Health Information Technology | 5.17.17

Turning Data into Action for Automated Proactive HAI Surveillance

Infection prevention (IP) programs that depend primarily on paper-based, manual, and retrospective surveillance processes and on reports for aggregation with...

Environmental Infection | 5.15.17

Comprehensive Guide to Building a High-Performance Infection Prevention and Control Program

Infection prevention (IP) programs that depend primarily on paper-based, manual, and retrospective surveillance processes and on reports for aggregation with...

Care Settings | 5.9.17

Take Aim at Surgical Site Infections

Why It Matters: Timely incision management can help reduce the human and economic costs of SSIs. Complications with incision healing lead...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 4.14.17

Just Because You are Using a Disinfectant, Doesn’t Mean You are Disinfecting

Health care-associated infections (HAI) remain a major cause of patient morbidity and mortality, costing the US economy billions of dollars...

Decontamination, Disinfection and Sterilization | 11.11.16

A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Monitoring Practices

“A Review of Sterilization Methods and Recommended Practices for Healthcare Facilities PART II: Terminal Low Temperature Sterilization” is a 1.0...

HAIs: Types and Pathogens | 11.11.16

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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