Tag: #UNMCIC

What’s Hot in Infection Control?

Here are some fantastic take-home points from our Infection Preventionists who attended APIC 2017 – the national meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology.  Water management Legionella  – Building water safety & Management Legionella is endemic to overall water systems, not just the cooling towers, therefore infection control programs need to […]

September 26, 2017

Infection Prevention and Healthcare Associated Infections

It is difficult to overstate the importance of healthcare associated infections (HAI).  Approximately 4% of patients who enter hospitals in the United States develop an infection related to their hospital care.  Although 4% may not sound like a big number, when you multiply 4% by the tens of millions of admissions to U.S. hospitals, it […]

May 8, 2017