January 11, 2020

H3N2 strain of flu virus has resulted in 7 pediatric deaths last week, and creating bottlenecks in physician offices.

August 15, 2019

The CDC and The Joint Commission collaborate on project ADOPT to standardize and improve infection prevention in Ambulatory Care.

November 30, 2017

In a study published in JAMA, research finds that 40.7% of the patients followed had received treatment in outpatient practices

November 30, 2017

Ambulatory Surgical Centers need to implement science-based cleaning standards to tackle lapses in infection prevention.

October 4, 2017

C. difficile infections are being reported in the outpatient healthcare environment — surgical centers, emergency departments, hemodialysis centers, hospital-based outpatient settings and urgent care centers — according to research published in the journal Open Forum I...

February 2, 2017

 1 out of every 4 claims and 24 percent of healthcare professional liability costs are associated with hospital-acquired conditions . Find out how infection prevention lapses are placing hospitals and private practice at risk, and what you can do to protect your practi...

January 25, 2017

Improper disinfection of the clean room at a compounding pharmacy has been linked to the contamination of steroids which resulted in 76 deaths nationwide. Read the full article 

November 9, 2016

Candida auris, a multidrug-resistant fungus has been identified in 13 cases in the U.S. according to the CDC, which adds that healthcare settings are likely to be conducive to its spread. Read the full article

August 16, 2016

Use of Ultra-Violet lamps may play an important role in disinfecting those hard to reach surfaces such as computer keyboards, telephones, etc. Read the full article

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In a study published in JAMA, research finds that 40.7% of the patients followed had received treatment in outpatient practices

New study finds that most patients with community-acquired C. difficile had low-level healthcare exposure

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