How to respond to growing threat of multi-drug resistant organisms focus of Aug. 24 webinar
Aug 12, 2021
Candida auris. Methicillin/oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci. The growing list of multi-drug resistant organisms is enough to worry any nursing home leader. These...
A horizontal approach to infection preparedness
Rosie D. Lyles, M.D.
Jan 12, 2015
Today’s growing concerns surrounding infectious risks such as Ebola, EVD-68, and flu are excellent examples of why proactive horizontal approaches to infection prevention and implementing proven...
Study reveals that ultraviolet light eliminates deadly hospital-acquired infections
Oct 19, 2012
Researchers say they nearly eliminated deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteria in a study encompassing 50 patient rooms at two medical facilities by using a specific spectrum of ultraviolet light.
Formal, written policies can help long-term care facilities avoid healthcare-associated infections, experts...
Jun 21, 2012
Long-term care organizations must practice diligent adherence to hand hygiene regimens and establish clear, written protocols for containing and preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs), experts...