Keyword: Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology
Health systems already have a powerful weapon that can make a major dent in rates of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs): electronic health records.
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Critical Access Hospitals face special challenges when it comes to infection control practices.
Many health professionals aren't following their own advice about how important it is to stay home when you're feeling sick.
Relying on EHRs for integrated sepsis care protocols could have unintended consequences, including a rise in superbug infections.
None of the doctors in a recent study bothered to clean their stethoscopes between patients.