The Invasion of Superbugs in Your Healthcare Facility Continues

The Invasion of Superbugs in Your Healthcare Facility Continues

September 28, 2015


Despite some improvements, plenty of opportunities remain for preventing and eliminating healthcare associated infections (HAIs), a headache for facilities managers that can be costly for healthcare facilities wanting to avoid reimbursement penalties from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. …

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Are Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates Improving?

Are Healthcare-Associated Infection Rates Improving?

February 20, 2015


Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) at hospitals and clinics has become very important in the facility management world, particularly over the past two years. This increased recognition of the spread of infectious diseases has come at the right time as healthcare …

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Prevent The Regional Spread of Superbugs at Health Care Facilities

October 10, 2013


Although hand-washing protocols protect hospital employees and visitors, a recent study suggests health care facilities can do more to reduce the spread of infection by alerting neighboring hospitals when patients are infected with superbugs like vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE). The amount …

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