FDA last month approved a new long-acting monoclonal antibody to prevent RSV in this age group.
Join the AHA Project Firstline and League for Innovation in the Community College team as we showcase newly released video resources for clinicians and instructors to teach various infection prevention and control topics such as: hand hygiene, personal protective equipment, and ventilation…
In this episode of the Advancing Health podcast series, Nishant Prasad, M.D., attending physician and program director of infectious diseases at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, shares how they re-approached CLABSI prevention by deeply examining structure and process, and how their work got them to…
Waleed Javaid, M.D., director of infection prevention and control at Mount Sinai Health System in New York, shares successful strategies for eliminating healthcare-associated infections.
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a big problem in health systems across the country.
Here’s a look at some breakthrough advances cited by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) that are designed to help providers tackle some of the most complex diseases.
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…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention last week released the procedure for laboratory personnel using its generic real-time PCR test to diagnose monkeypox virus.
The CDC reported over 1,300 monkeypox cases globally, including 45 in the U.S.
A new study indicates that social factors, when built into sepsis readmission models, can help predict which patients are at risk of an unplanned readmission within 30 days.