infection prevention

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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.
seasonal influenza

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.
infection

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.