Now that we know many nursing homes don't meet hand-washing guidelines, let the hand-wringing begin. Hopefully with a generous squirt of anti-microbial sanitizer in the palm first.
New strains of drug-resistant pathogens are targets of more scrutiny among infection control professionals employed in long-term care environments.
GOJO Industries has announced the launch of SMARTLINK™ Hand Hygiene solutions to increase hand hygiene compliance.
With the 2012-2013 influenza season reaching epidemic levels across the U.S., Kimberly-Clark is continuing to increase production of facemasks and other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) products in response to increased customer demand from providers nationwide.
Contact precautions for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus led to healthcare workers practicing better hand hygiene, a study has found.
A new system ties together weather forecasting with flu outbreak predictions, giving healthcare providers a better way to prepare.
The developers of the online Nursing Home Inspect updated its database this week to allow consumers to comb through 134,602 nursing home inspection deficiencies.