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Top 10 Infection Control Challenges
As infection control chiefs gather for the annual conference of the Association of Professionals in Infection Control...
For Infection Prevention, Try Duct Tape
By staying within a small "safe zone" marked off by duct tape at the threshold of a patient's room, the...
Web Exclusive: Feds Rev HAI Prevention Guidelines
Training healthcare personnel and maintaining safety protocols to prevent hospital-acquired, catheter-related...
Web Exclusive: Sepsis Survival Rates, Costs Vary Greatly by Hospital
Higher-spending hospitals do not achieve better blood infection survival rates, Massachusetts researchers say, echoing...
Clostridium difficile infections increasing among children
Clostridium difficile, a nasty, infectious disease that tends to spread in hospitals, is cropping up in more U.S...
Less blood is really more, transfusion critics say
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — bloodless surgeries...
Hospital infections: The hidden epidemic
Going to the hospital puts you in harm's way. Hospitals know this and avoid talking about it. And until now, the...
Baby is breast-fed by wrong woman at Virginia Hospital Center
The day after her first child was born in January at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington County, Suzanne Libby...
Baylor heart hospital has lowest readmission rate in the U.S. for second straight year
  Baylor Heart and Vascular Hospital, for the second year in a row, had the lowest readmission rate for heart...
VA takes heat at hearing on dental safety lapse
Congressmen and veterans took turns lambasting the Veterans Administration Tuesday for its handling of medical-safety...

Continuing Education: Briefings on Infection Control
Your facility's infection control and prevention initiatives are in the spotlight: Scrutiny from The Joint Commission...
Video: The Infection Prevention Toolkit: Seven-Minute Solutions for Five IC Hotspots
This DVD provides five, seven -minute segments, that cover the most pressing topics in IC prevention.
Book: The Infection Prevention Handbook
The Infection Prevention Handbook is a core training resource that offers practical references to help infection...
Book: Infection Prevention Policy and Procedure Manual for Hospitals
With more than 300 pages, this manual provides worksheets, job descriptions, policies, forms, and other helpful tools...
OSHAHealthcareAdvisor.com
An online community created for OSHA program compliance managers and safety officers in healthcare facilities...
Webcast: Proven Methods for Drastically Reducing CAUTIs
Join nurse practitioner Mikel Gray, PhD, PNP, FNP, CUNP CCCN, FAANP, FAAN, and chief of infection prevention and 2012...
Continuing Education: 7th Annual AHAP Conference: Las Vegas, NV
The AHAP conference brings together survey professionals to discuss solutions and best practices to achieve continual...