Catheter-Associated Infection

Collaborative helps prevent catheter-related infections

Collaborative helps prevent catheter-related infections

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A national preventive program that promotes evidence-based infection prevention and control practices can curb the risk of infection by streamlining the dissemination of information to nursing home staff.

3M acquires Ivera Medical Corp.

3M has announced it will buy Ivera Medical Corp., a manufacturer of healthcare products that disinfect and protect devices.

'Smart' catheter could cut urinary tract infections in long-term care facilities: report

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Michigan researchers are developing a "smart" catheter that releases a bacteria-killing nitric oxide substance at the start of an infection, according to a report presented at a conference Thursday.