Infection Control

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Hand Hygiene, Safe-Injection Practices Sorely Lacking at Outpatient Facilities

Study finds high failure rates in both areas.

Posted 04/13/16 | Post a comment

Infection Prevention: Housekeepers Are Your SSI Foot Soldiers

A dedicated cleaning crew is the first line of defense against infections.

Posted 04/06/16 | Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, MS, SV, SM(ASCP)CM, MBCM | 1 comment

A Day in the Life of an Endoscope

Your scopes are flexible. Your reprocessing standards shouldn't be.

Posted 04/06/16 | David Bernard, Senior Associate Editor | Post a comment

Disinfect Whole Rooms at a Time

UV light and airborne solutions attack surfaces that manual cleaning might have missed.

Posted 04/01/16 | Kendal Gapinski, Associate Editor | Post a comment

Are You Committing These Common Lapses in Infection Prevention?

These are most likely to saddle you with a CMS citation.

Posted 03/17/16 | 1 comment

Rare Brain Disease Detected in Patient

Arkansas facility reopens after a possible diagnosis of Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.

Posted 03/17/16 | Post a comment

Taxing Question: Is It an ASC or Part of a Hospital?

A bundle of cash is riding on the designation.

Posted 03/16/16 | Post a comment

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