Infection Control

May 24, 2023
Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAI) prevention and reduction are longstanding quality and patient safety priorities.
May 23, 2023
A new AHA report highlights key takeaways from nearly 350 health care professionals nationwide who participated in a series of AHA-hosted listening sessions on the state of infection prevention and control to identify challenges, share what’s working, improve outcomes and create better patient…
May 19, 2023
Trusted collaboration among all stakeholders, coupled with a clear consensus for keeping health care teams and patients safe, drive the infection prevention efforts at Missouri Baptist Sullivan Hospital.
May 18, 2023
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention alerted clinicians to an outbreak of suspected fungal meningitis among U.S. patients hospitalized in Texas after undergoing cosmetic procedures under epidural anesthesia at clinics in Matamoros, Mexico.
May 12, 2023
A Letter from AHA Leaders on Infection Prevention and Control As a leading health care organization serving hospitals and health systems across the country, the American Hospital Association continually looks for opportunities to gain feedback from our members so we can effectively meet their…
May 2, 2023
Every year, thousands of patients across the United States are impacted by the effects of hospital-onset Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) infections (HO-CDIs). In this webinar, we examine the limitations of current interventions to prevent transmission of C. diff. We also present the manner in…
Apr 28, 2023
Forty-nine cities and states with the highest HIV transmission rates yesterday received between $2 million and $17 million each in fiscal year 2023 grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration to diagnose, treat and prevent new HIV infections as part of a Department of Health and…
Apr 27, 2023
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first fecal microbiota product taken orally to prevent recurrent C. difficile infection.