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Utilization and Communication are key elements to a successful UVC disinfection program

By: Alice Brewer In order to have a successful UVC disinfection program, several steps must be taken to ensure that a hospital maximizes its investment in the infection prevention technology. Among those include a bundled approach to infection prevention, a comprehensive program with buy in from all departments, communication and education as well as monitoring … Continued

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Examine Your Dialysis Space to Ensure Room to Separate Infectious Patients

In a November 7 blog post, the medical director of TJC’s Division of Healthcare Quality Evaluation wrote that among other infection control practices for hemodialysis, surveyors will be observing water and dialysate testing, medication storage, preparation and administration, and “patient placement in full view of staff during dialysis treatment.”

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