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Infection Control Infection Control
SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
  Infection Control
  Infection control and ­bloodborne pathogens
AUGUST 1, 2012
  Infection control experts, regulators begin staggered update of HAI compendium
AUGUST 6, 2014
  Antibiotic stewardship addressed head on in CMS’ revised infection control requirements
Infection Control
 Infection Control
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
AUGUST 27, 2014
Infection control (IC) policies in the ICU vary widely from hospital to hospital, a new study sho
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
As CMS focuses surveys on infection control in SNFs, it’s important for SNFs to make sure t
In November, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined
JANUARY 13, 2016
The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working on
AUGUST 23, 2016
Healthcare facilities must ensure that infection prevention and control (IPC) and antibiotic stew
APRIL 3, 2018
A bacterial outbreak that infected 15 patients and may have killed three at Greenville (South Car
JULY 15, 2014
Hospitals should focus their infection control and prevention activities on the areas that
APRIL 1, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has contracted The Joint Commission to conduct a
DECEMBER 15, 2016
A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found that the rate of
OCTOBER 7, 2014
A new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control shows that Clostridi
Last month, the FDA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a safety commun
NOVEMBER 16, 2015
Editor’s note: The following tip and tool  comes from Infection Control: How t
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Want to improve your infection control? Consider your hospital floors. A study pub
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week released a study published
APRIL 1, 2014
Nearly half of U.S. hospitals aren’t taking key steps to prevent a kind of gut infection th
MAY 7, 2015
COVID-19 has disrupted SNFs throughout the U.S., and without proper infection control in SNFs
Infection is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among nursing home residents in the Uni
OCTOBER 25, 2019
CMS surveyors are starting to survey home health agencies for infection-control issues. T
Nine out of 10 infection control professionals leaders say their hospitals are better prepared th
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
From PSQH Magazine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) h
MAY 17, 2018
For Necia Kimber, RN, CIC, MHA, infection control practitioner at Stillwater (Ok
MARCH 13, 2018
By Jennifer Thew, RN For Necia Kimber, RN, CIC, MHA, infection control pr
MARCH 8, 2018
A disturbing new report says that cases of a contagious and deadly bacterial infection known as C
JULY 30, 2014
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn’t come, surprisingly, when
JULY 12, 2018
Healthcare-associated infections have been getting attention for some time now, and you've likely
A new report suggests that the rate of C. difficile infections in U.S. hospitals nearly do
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The latest manual updates cover information on infection control in Tab 8 of the medical manual
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
Despite efforts to improve antimicrobial stewardship, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent
Infection control (IC) issues with endoscopes apparently
APRIL 26, 2018
Antimicrobial resistance was found to be higher in medical device-associated infections than in t
DECEMBER 5, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 14, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
MARCH 12, 2019
On the heels of a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
As of February 21, more than 76,700 cases of coronavirus infections and more than 2,200 deaths re
FEBRUARY 21, 2020
A new study suggests that anesthesiologists may be putting patients at risk for infections b
JULY 9, 2014
An Ebola readiness poll conducted by the Association for Professionals in Infection Contro
OCTOBER 30, 2014
A recent study published in The American Journal of Infection Control found that while most areas
DECEMBER 8, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released interim guidance for managing o
In the March edition of the American Journal of Infection Control (house organ of APIC), there wa
JUNE 1, 2017
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 11, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 9, 2019
A study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found that hospitals may have
JULY 12, 2018
Hospital-acquired infections (HAI) play a key component in the modern hospital, with an increased
JULY 5, 2018
Infection control experts are always looking for new ways to get healthcare workers to remember t
AUGUST 20, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is attempting to develop better methods of m
APRIL 19, 2016
The deaths of at least four children from a flesh-eating infection contracted from imprope
APRIL 30, 2014
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring attent
DECEMBER 1, 2017
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
AUGUST 1, 2018
With flu season among us, it’s easy to lose focus on infection control in the kitchen, wher
MARCH 20, 2020
Catheter infections cost way more than $1,000 You probably know that CMS doesn’t
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has launched a campaign to help bring atten
A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control examined the transfer of
JULY 29, 2014
In the wake of two American patients infected in Africa with the Ebola virus being admitted to an
AUGUST 12, 2014
We at HCPro are discussing the possibility of hosting a special webcast about infection control &
OCTOBER 15, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a he
SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
 A study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology found that hospitals may
JULY 10, 2018
Infection control experts have been warning for some time now that the newest, and perhaps worst,
After two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas were infected with Ebola
OCTOBER 23, 2014
1. Why is it important to practice infection control?
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) sounded the alarm this week after it found
APRIL 5, 2018
Infection control experts have been warning for some time now that the newest, and perhaps worst,
MARCH 1, 2018
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Facilities still struggle with infection control, whether it’s
This March, a team of experts working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 13, 2015
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 14, 2015
You probably know that CMS doesn’t reimburse for hospital-acquired infections (HAI), inclu
By John Commins Between 1% and 2% of New Yorkers infected with COVID-19
JULY 9, 2020
Pharmacy group issues nationwide guidelines for stopping diversion of controlled substanc
Following the outbreak of Ebola last year, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (
FEBRUARY 19, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 15, 2018
Infection preventionist Jessica Strauch shares an amusing anecdote to show how hand hygiene moni
JULY 1, 2018
Infection preventionist Jessica Strauch shares an amusing anecdote to show how hand hygiene monit
Infection preventionist Jessica Strauch shares an amusing anecdote to show how
A new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Societ
MARCH 8, 2018
Q: How should the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) and encephalopathy be sequenc
Q: How should the diagnosis of urinary tract infection (UTI) and encephalopathy be sequenced,
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
Work with your pharmacy and infection control teams to ensure your facility’s sterile compo
MARCH 1, 2019
Work with your pharmacy and infection control teams to ensure your facility’s sterile compo
MARCH 1, 2019
As CMS increases scrutiny on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), organizations
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
CMS recently clarified policy on acceptable control materials for lab testing. While not changing
APRIL 26, 2016
Patients in Tennessee hospitals are 12 percent more likely to contract a MRSA infection than most
AUGUST 27, 2014
SNF surveys have pivoted over the past few months to focus on infection control amid COVID-19 out
The idea behind hand hygiene compliance efforts is to reduce the risk of infection in healthcare
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
Infections are the leading of post-surgical readmissions, according to a new study. Of nearly 500
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Safe storage, handling, injection, and infusion of vaccines can prevent infections, but those pr
JULY 19, 2018
In April, a Pennsylvania patient was being treated for a urinary tract infection when her physici
Safe storage, handling, injection, and infusion of vaccines can prevent infections, but those pra
MAY 17, 2018
Infection control experts warn that it's only a matter of time before another pandemic like swin
A 76-year-old man infected with a drug-resistant “superbug” at a Los Angeles hospita
Simple handwashing is the best known way to prevent hospital infections, but according to a
JUNE 15, 2015
Federal health officials are focusing on water as the possible source of bacteria that infected 1
JULY 16, 2014
Since approximately 4% of patients develop one or more healthcare associated infections (HAI) dur
JULY 1, 2019
By John Palmer For years, infection control experts have warned that imp
NOVEMBER 24, 2019
The fight against antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) infections has become a hot topic in 2016, and th
SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
The fight against antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) infections has become a hot topic in 2016, and th
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Hospital infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
JANUARY 12, 2017
Infection control experts give you tips on how to improve compliance and staff awareness
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
JANUARY 1, 2019
Nursing homes might be able to cut their pressure ulcer rates by giving nurses more control over
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
Program directors and coordinators have no control who submits applications to the program, where
OCTOBER 2, 2015
To protect patients from infection, the FDA now recommends healthcare facilities transition to du
SEPTEMBER 5, 2019
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for an infected blister on the chest wall? a. 910.3
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Effectively treating any infection requires a certain measure of early identification and rapid r
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
During an emergency, the hospital should determine the level of control that is needed for the pa
“It is absolutely essential that we take control of this issue [of over-prescription of opi
MARCH 2, 2018
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
At least 15 Americans exposed to Ebola from a single, infected U.S. healthcare worker have been b
MARCH 19, 2015
Simple handwashing is the best known way to prevent hospital infections, but according to a
JUNE 18, 2015
While CMS is currently focusing surveys on infection control and instances of immediate jeopardy,
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that despite making some progress in redu
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that despite making some progress in reduc
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally announced a draft of its new opioid
DECEMBER 16, 2015
The Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD
Hospitals with the worst rates of hospital-acquired infections (HAI) and patient injuries will lo
JUNE 24, 2014
After hackers used malware to infect Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center’s computer syste
FEBRUARY 18, 2016
JANUARY 20, 2016
The accreditor says hospitals must test mothers for disease that could infect the newborn during
APRIL 1, 2018
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the Ebola outbreak intensifies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week
OCTOBER 21, 2014
  A joint study conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and Pre
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released The Core Elemen
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an tremendous issue
MARCH 24, 2016
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an tremendous issue e
APRIL 12, 2016
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
 In light of an outbreak of deadly healthcare-acquired infections in U.S. healthcare facilit
JUNE 25, 2015
JUNE 10, 2015
JUSTCODING
The newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, M&A: Hospitals Take Control,
JANUARY 12, 2012
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
“Winchester control to all units, respond to 620 Washington Street for the motor vehicle
OCTOBER 23, 2014
Theft of controlled substances at hospitals has always been a problem of paramount importance, bu
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
1. Dysphagia occurs when there is a problem with the neural control or structures involved in any
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an issue even with inc
SEPTEMBER 6, 2016
Keeping compounded drugs infection-free No physician or nurse injects medicine
SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
JUSTCODING
A hospital that lost control of its computers
JULY 27, 2017
MARCH 18, 2015
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: During the current COVID-19 outbreak, surveys outside of infection contr