Results of an 8-month hospital study, “Room Decontamination with UV Radiation,” were published in the October 2010 issue of “Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.”
A new national awards program will recognize teams of critical care professionals, hospital units and healthcare institutions able to successfully reduce or eliminate healthcare-associated infections (HAI), a leading cause of death in the United States.
The Washington State Hospital Association is releasing hospital-specific surgical infection rate data. This is the first time this information has been made public.
Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) announced that it has installed Xhale Innovations’ (XI) HyGreen® Hand Hygiene System in the MCH Oncology Unit. This will be the nation’s first installation of HyGreen in a children’s hospital and the first in South Florida.
Influenza vaccination of healthcare personnel is a professional and ethical responsibility and non-compliance with healthcare facility policies regarding vaccination should not be tolerated, according to a position paper released today by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).