Infection Control

May 9, 2022
The agency is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October, including five deaths.
May 3, 2022
The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Engineering recently updated its free tool to help health care facilities assess and prevent infection risk during construction, renovation and maintenance.
Apr 4, 2022
AHA and AHRQ are releasing a new toolkit for preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in intensive care units. It the customizable resource offers assessment tools and a reduction plan.
Mar 4, 2022
Project Firstline will host a virtual event March 16 at 1 p.m. ET to celebrate health care workers and unveil new resources to help them prevent and control infections.
Mar 3, 2022
An influx of critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic has had an enormous impact on health care systems, with many infection-prevention resources diverted to outbreak management.
Mar 3, 2022
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Feb 18, 2022
A new four-part tool is available to help hospitals and health systems estimate the cost and benefit of interventions to prevent health care-associated infections.