Infection Control

incident reporting in healthcare

Using Incident Reporting in Healthcare to Improve Sepsis Outcomes

Incident reporting in healthcare is a tool for preventing sepsis, a potentially life-threatening condition. By capturing and analyzing incidents,...

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Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

Tackling the Challenge of Hand Hygiene and Infection Control

The Center for Disease Control estimates that on any given day, 1 in 31 hospital patients has an HAI or healthcare-associated infection.1 Up to 70...

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patient safety events

Measuring the Impact of Patient Safety Events

Measuring and tracking patient safety events can have a meaningful impact in making care safer and reducing costs through the prevention of...

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healthcare acquired conditions

How to Reduce Healthcare Acquired Conditions

Implementing an effective reduction program for healthcare acquired conditions is essential for improving infection control and patient outcomes....

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using checklists in healthcare

Reduce HAIs by Using Checklists in Healthcare

Preventing healthcare-acquired infections (HAIs) is an important goal for any healthcare organization to improve patient safety. A ...

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infection control and prevention

Precautions for Infection Control and Prevention in the Post-COVID Era

Each year, the global community becomes more aware of how important it is to prevent, detect, and respond to infectious diseases. As we have seen...

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infection prevention

Proactive Infection Prevention in Healthcare

According to the CDC, HAIs are contracted by an estimated 1.7 million patients annually and are responsible for 99,000 deaths each year in the U.S....

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Healthcare Acquired Infections

10 Things for CFOs to Know About Healthcare Acquired Infections

Healthcare acquired infections cost billions of dollars in added expenses to the healthcare system each year. (1) With the healthcare industry’s...

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Healthcare Reporting System

Reducing HAIs Through A Healthcare Reporting System

The Center for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 31 hospital patients has an HAI on any given day. (1) Although many HAIs are preventable, their...

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infection control in nursing homes

5 Steps for Infection Control in Nursing Homes

Over 1.3 million Americans are admitted to or reside in nursing homes each year. (1) Like patients in acute care facilities, nursing home residents...

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