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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
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines this month to advise
JUNE 30, 2015
  Infection control and ­bloodborne pathogens
AUGUST 1, 2012
  Infection control experts, regulators begin staggered update of HAI compendium
AUGUST 6, 2014
The updated edition of Infection Control During Construction Manual, by expert Wayne Hanse
JUNE 17, 2015
You should review the final CoPs and the draft interpretive guidelines. Sections
  Antibiotic stewardship addressed head on in CMS’ revised infection control requirements
Infection Control
 Infection Control
The Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) recently released i
JULY 23, 2015
A study from the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) found that 85% of healthcare worker
JULY 22, 2015
A study from the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) found that 85% of healthca
JULY 21, 2015
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
CDC updates SSI guideline for the first time in 18 years In May 2017, th
Controlling moisture can cut energy costs, infections, and maintain code compliance
DECEMBER 8, 2016
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
Pharmacy group issues nationwide guidelines for stopping diversion of controlled substanc
A study published in the American Journal of Infection Control found that the rate of
OCTOBER 7, 2014
Infection control experts have been warning for some time now that the newest, and perhaps worst,
A new study published in the American Journal of Infection Control shows that Clostridi
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,
MARCH 1, 2018
As CMS increases scrutiny on catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI), organizations
NOVEMBER 1, 2018
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 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
CMS recently clarified policy on acceptable control materials for lab testing. While not changing
APRIL 26, 2016
The four Cooperating Parties released the 2015 ICD-10-CM guidelines and, in the process, deleted
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
Federal officials announced new guidelines October for the protection of hospital workers caring
OCTOBER 22, 2014
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
A new study published in Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Societ
MARCH 8, 2018
Nine out of 10 infection control professionals leaders say their hospitals are better prepared th
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
By Jennifer Thew, RN For Necia Kimber, RN, CIC, MHA, infection control pr
MARCH 8, 2018
The final interpretive guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (CoPs)
A disturbing new report says that cases of a contagious and deadly bacterial infection known as C
JULY 30, 2014
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
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
The latest manual updates cover information on infection prevention and control in Tab 6 of the m
Research casting new light as surgeons grapple with OR attire guidelines If you thought
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
NOVEMBER 20, 2013
JUSTCODING
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
The Journal of Clinical Oncology released guidelines for oncology clinicians to use effe
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
Emergency management ASHE study offers guidelines for emergency power res
JANUARY 1, 2018
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 11, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 9, 2019
OSHA has announced a huge change to guidelines that could help
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
Of all the new technologies emerging in the fight against healthcare-acquired infections, the one
  Communication Guidelines
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
Doctors and drug czars ask for chronic pain guidelines to be relaxed By Brian
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) h
FEBRUARY 9, 2016
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
1. Why is it important to practice infection control?
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
As the Ebola outbreak intensifies, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this week
OCTOBER 21, 2014
JUNE 18, 2014
JUSTCODING
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
After several months of debate, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finally publ
MARCH 22, 2016
JANUARY 1, 2019
DECEMBER 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
New research shows that infections can be an underlying cause of patient falls, according to a st
OCTOBER 14, 2015
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 15, 2018
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging healthcare organizations to i
NOVEMBER 13, 2018
The accreditor says hospitals must test mothers for disease that could infect the newborn during
APRIL 1, 2018
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
When should staff and physicians be educated about healthcare-associated infections including sur
NOVEMBER 11, 2014
JANUARY 14, 2015
JUSTCODING
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released new guidelines that address diabetes management
FEBRUARY 5, 2016
The National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) released new guidelines to help healthcare organiza
JULY 1, 2015
New information about the causes of surgical site infections (SSI) might one day help to better p
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) released new guidelines for adult IV push medi
AUGUST 19, 2015
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SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
JULY 29, 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
The ICD-10-PCS guidelines for reporting multiple procedures could trip up inpatient coders becaus
MAY 6, 2015
JUSTCODING
Terms of use synopsis
SEPTEMBER 4, 2008
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
The FDA issued a safety alert in September around infections associated with reprocessed flexible
OCTOBER 27, 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
Keeping compounded drugs infection-free No physician or nurse injects medicine
A group of cardiology experts have released guidelines for using simulation to train medical resi
OCTOBER 25, 2013
Coding for sepsis requires a strong knowledge of ICD-9-CM coding guidelines, as well as complete
CMS posts guidelines for clinical laboratories concerning possible Ebola virus 
Dozens of patients at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle were infected with a superbug infe
JANUARY 27, 2015
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
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
Healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals have decreased nationally, including a 1
JANUARY 21, 2015
When examining the new draft guidelines for the revised Home Health Conditions of Participation (
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
Program directors and coordinators have no control who submits applications to the program, where
OCTOBER 2, 2015
“The biggest thing with the Match is, at the end of the day, you’re in control. If y
FEBRUARY 6, 2019
The ICD-10-PCS codes and guidelines for 2015 look exactly the same as those for 2014.
MAY 21, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
Q: We have a patient diagnosed with neuropathy due to poorly controlled insulin depende
NOVEMBER 26, 2014
JUSTCODING
Coders prepared for 2017 with numerous changes to the Official Coding Guidelines for the ICD-
  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
NCCI guidelines for Part B Billing New coding requirements r
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
OCTOBER 21, 2015
JUSTCODING
New guidelines issued by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) will safeguard patients&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
True or false: When a patient has been seen in the outpatient clinic for a minor eye infection an
DECEMBER 2, 2014
MARCH 25, 2015
JUSTCODING
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has some new resources that you can provide
JANUARY 6, 2015
“It is absolutely essential that we take control of this issue [of over-prescription of opi
MARCH 2, 2018
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
JUSTCODING
At least 15 Americans exposed to Ebola from a single, infected U.S. healthcare worker have been b
MARCH 19, 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
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
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
by Robert S. Gold, MD Do the official guidelines get in the way of ethical coding?
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
JUSTCODING
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
APRIL 23, 2014
JUSTCODING
As influenza continues to run rampant this winter, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
JANUARY 20, 2015
  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
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is looking to help stem the tide of nat
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
Preventing the theft of controlled substances at hospitals continues to be an tremendous issue e
APRIL 12, 2016
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
The AMA has unveiled a new position statement and a list of 21 suggested guidelines for how prior
MAY 20, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
MARCH 9, 2017
The AMA updated the guidelines in the 2014 CPT® Manual for therapeut
OCTOBER 8, 2014
JUSTCODING
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
JANUARY 28, 2015
JUSTCODING
The guidelines for principal diagnosis selection involving heart failure have changed over the pa
MARCH 11, 2015
JUSTCODING
Many companies have clear guidelines for onboarding a new hire; they often have formal training,
APRIL 21, 2016
MAY 13, 2015
JUSTCODING
The newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, M&A: Hospitals Take Control,
JANUARY 12, 2012
“Winchester control to all units, respond to 620 Washington Street for the motor vehicle
OCTOBER 23, 2014