infection prevention

ISSA Canada

REMI Network

ISSA Canada forms alliance with TIPS

The Infection Prevention Strategy advisory board brings together leading industry professionals well-versed in infection control and prevention.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Understanding Candida auris transmission

Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hospital faucets home to germs: study

Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The next frontier in infection prevention

Studies have shown that patient transfers from long-term care settings to hospitals present a major risk for the spread of infection.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Michigan prison to treat 2000 inmates for scabies

Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility, a Michigan women's prison has been closed to visitors to treat a scabies outbreak that has afflicted the inmate population for more than a year.
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REMI Network

New estimates show seasonal influenza deaths rising

Up to 650,000 deaths annually are associated with respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza, according to new research.
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REMI Network

Nursing homes can curb infection risk: U.S. report

A new assessment has found that participation in a national health collaborative that promotes evidence-based IPC can curb the risk of infection.
infection prevention

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Better infection prevention needed in schools

Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.