• Wrapping Up International Infection Prevention Week

    As International Infection Prevention Week (IIPW) winds down, we at PSQH just want to thank infection preventionists for all the hard work they do every day. In these COVID days, their job is more important than ever. Thanks to our sponsors this week, Angelini Pharma and GOJO, the inventors of Purell.

  • Post-Pandemic: Be Prepared to Explain How You’re Going to Catch Up

    All accreditation organizations as well as CMS are working on backlogs of surveys delayed by the public health emergency (PHE) declared in March. Waivers will no longer be allowed once that PHE is lifted. As many facilities have had their hands full with patient surges from COVID-19, the illness caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus, they’ll have work to do to ensure their environment of care is brought up to speed.

  • CMS Approves Merger of HFAP with Accreditation Commission for Health Care

    HFAP standards and certification requirements will stay the same and it will continue to operate under the HFAP name as a brand within ACHC, according to information released by both organizations October 20.

  • PSQH: The Podcast Episode 14 – Infection Prevention During a Pandemic

    On episode 14 of PSQH: The Podcast, host Jay Kumar talks to LRC Systems founder and CEO Dr. Shailesh Date about how U.S. hospitals have responded to COVID-19, what to expect as we enter flu season, thoughts about a potential vaccine, and the threat of co-infections. This episode is part of PSQH’s celebration of International Infection Prevention Week and is brought to you by Angelini Pharma and GOJO, the inventors of Purell.

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    Improving Hand Hygiene Requires a Multi-Modal Approach

    The key to implementing a winning hand hygiene strategy is to take a multimodal approach. Combining direct observation, just-in-time coaching and an electronic compliance monitoring system are effective solutions.