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Infection Control Infection Control
SEPTEMBER 1, 2009
Review agency policies and procedures around infection control and update them. D
  Infection Control
The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are working on
AUGUST 23, 2016
  Infection control and ­bloodborne pathogens
AUGUST 1, 2012
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
  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
After two nurses at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas were infected with Ebola
OCTOBER 23, 2014
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
Despite efforts to improve antimicrobial stewardship, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent
In November, The Joint Commission and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) joined
JANUARY 13, 2016
CDC updates SSI guideline for the first time in 18 years In May 2017, th
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
Pharmacy group issues nationwide guidelines for stopping diversion of controlled substanc
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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally announced a draft of its new opioid
DECEMBER 16, 2015
Infection control experts have been warning for some time now that the newest, and perhaps worst,
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
Infection control experts have been warning for some time now that the newest, and perhaps worst,
MARCH 1, 2018
Catheter infections cost way more than $1,000 You probably know that CMS doesn’t
As CMS increases scrutiny on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), organizations
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
This March, a team of experts working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC ) sounded the alarm this week after it found
APRIL 5, 2018
The four Cooperating Parties released the 2015 ICD-10-CM guidelines and, in the process, deleted
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Editor’s note: The following tip and tool  comes from Infection Control: How t
SEPTEMBER 28, 2018
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
Want to improve your infection control? Consider your hospital floors. A study pub
CMS recently clarified policy on acceptable control materials for lab testing. While not changing
APRIL 26, 2016
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
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
Infection is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality among nursing home residents in the Uni
OCTOBER 25, 2019
You probably know that CMS doesn’t reimburse for hospital-acquired infections (HAI), inclu
A new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Societ
MARCH 8, 2018
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
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
The greatest risk of patients acquiring a C. diff infection didn’t come, surprisingly, when
JULY 12, 2018
A disturbing new report says that cases of a contagious and deadly bacterial infection known as C
JULY 30, 2014
By John Palmer For years, infection control experts have warned that imp
NOVEMBER 24, 2019
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines. If you though
Healthcare-associated infections have been getting attention for some time now, and you've likely
by Megan Batty Starting Oct. 1, coding guidelines will no longer allow for a con
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines If you thought
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
A new report suggests that the rate of C. difficile infections in U.S. hospitals nearly do
OCTOBER 1, 2014
The Journal of Clinical Oncology released guidelines for oncology clinicians to use effe
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
Infection control (IC) issues with endoscopes apparently
APRIL 26, 2018
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
Antimicrobial resistance was found to be higher in medical device-associated infections than in t
DECEMBER 5, 2019
Emergency management ASHE study offers guidelines for emergency power res
JANUARY 1, 2018
OSHA has announced a huge change to guidelines that could help
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
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
  Communication Guidelines
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 11, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 9, 2019
Doctors and drug czars ask for chronic pain guidelines to be relaxed By Brian
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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is attempting to develop better methods of m
APRIL 19, 2016
Infection control experts are always looking for new ways to get healthcare workers to remember t
AUGUST 20, 2014
The deaths of at least four children from a flesh-eating infection contracted from imprope
APRIL 30, 2014
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
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
How much have you reduced hospital-acquired infections (HAI) at your facility in the past two yea
AUGUST 1, 2018
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
As the Ebola outbreak intensifies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week
OCTOBER 21, 2014
After several months of debate, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally publ
MARCH 22, 2016
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
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
Facilities still struggle with infection control, whether it’s
JANUARY 1, 2019
 In light of an outbreak of deadly healthcare-acquired infections in U.S. healthcare facilit
JUNE 25, 2015
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
The accreditor says hospitals must test mothers for disease that could infect the newborn during
APRIL 1, 2018
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
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released new guidelines that address diabetes management
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
JULY 29, 2015
JUSTCODING
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Patients in Tennessee hospitals are 12 percent more likely to contract a MRSA infection than most
AUGUST 27, 2014
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
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
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
A group of cardiology experts have released guidelines for using simulation to train medical resi
OCTOBER 25, 2013
A new report from The National Patient Safety Foundations (NPSF) highlights new guidelines develo
JUNE 23, 2015
This free tool will provide your staff with guidelines to evaluate patients and assess their risk
APRIL 26, 2018
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
Keeping compounded drugs infection-free No physician or nurse injects medicine
Industry stakeholders seek clarity from CMS about draft interpretive guidelines.
We won’t need to learn any new ICD-10-PCS codes or guidelines for 2015. CMS released the d
When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (
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
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
Nursing homes might be able to cut their pressure ulcer rates by giving nurses more control over
SEPTEMBER 19, 2014
If you or anyone at your hospital use the National Guidelines Clearinghouse or National Quality M
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
  Hospitals have long struggled under complicated guidelines for coding injection
JANUARY 7, 2015
JUSTCODING
Coding guidelines direct to code all documented conditions that exist at the time of the visit an
What is the correct ICD-9-CM code for an infected blister on the chest wall? a. 910.3
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
Effectively treating any infection requires a certain measure of early identification and rapid r
FEBRUARY 18, 2015
New guidelines issued by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) will safeguard patients&r
With no real guidelines for determining postacute care for patients, it’s up to hospitals t
JANUARY 26, 2016
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
APRIL 2, 2014
JUSTCODING
First the good news: Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pumps equipped with patient monitoring de
FEBRUARY 1, 2014
During an emergency, the hospital should determine the level of control that is needed for the pa
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
“It is absolutely essential that we take control of this issue [of over-prescription of opi
MARCH 2, 2018
AUGUST 12, 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
With some major changes in look and form-but generally adhering to existing guidelines-coding for
Because CMS has not created any national ED E/M guidelines, providers must create their ow
Because CMS has not created any national ED E/M guidelines, providers must create their own crit
Ensure compliance with CMS’ restraint guidelines! Use of re
MARCH 15, 2016
Q: Do any general guidelines exist for queries on outpatient services? We are beginning
OCTOBER 29, 2014
JUSTCODING
by Tami Swartz When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Healt
AUGUST 12, 2015
JUSTCODING
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 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
JUNE 4, 2014
JUSTCODING
MAY 28, 2014
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
DECEMBER 17, 2014
JUSTCODING
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the ye
The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) has changed its admission guidelines to no lo
JUNE 26, 2015
The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) quietly updated its guidelines last spring. In the 90-
OCTOBER 1, 2015
Take a close look at the documentation guidelines that CMS suggests for the practice improvement
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The AMA has unveiled a new position statement and a list of 21 suggested guidelines for how prior
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
  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
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
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
MARCH 9, 2017
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut