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NHSN Trainings Fill Gap in Region VIII

Author – Zachary Taylor, MD, MS Regional Health Administrator, Region VIII U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services Healthcare-associated infection (HAI) prevention resources vary a great deal across HHS Region VIII, which includes Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming. Some states have longstanding programs in place, while others need support to strengthen basic Read More >

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Regional Projects Spur Creative Strategies for HAI Prevention Across US

Author – Rani Jeeva Team Leader for Healthcare-Associated Infections HHS Office of Healthcare Quality HAI elimination is a top priority for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The HHS Steering Committee for the Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections was established in July 2008 with the charge to develop a comprehensive strategy to prevent Read More >

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Implementation Science + the Infection Preventionist = Safe Healthcare

Author – Russ Olmsted, MPH, CIC 2011 APIC President Infection preventionists (IPs) are subject matter experts on the prevention of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). IPs track the scientific literature related to HAI prevention, and then watch that evidence as it is distilled into recommendations by CDC’s Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. But what is being Read More >

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