Infection Control

Infection control and prevention compliance can allow for SSI prevention, including surface disinfection, surgical scrubs, barrier protection, antibiotics, waste management and patient warming.


  • Byrne Medical Announces New Product and Website
    Byrne Medical, a company that focuses on disposable infection-control solutions and disposable irrigation solutions, today announced the official re-launch of www.biopsyvalve.com. This dedicated micro-site includes detailed product information on DEFENDO™ disposable biopsy ...More
    October 29, 2010 Posted in News
  • Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor Celebrates Grand Opening
    Renaissance Surgical Arts at Newport Harbor, a new cutting edge multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Orange County, celebrated its official grand opening on Saturday, Oct. 23. Costa Mesa Mayor Allan Mansoor and Ronnie Guyer, district representative for Assemblyman ...More
    October 28, 2010 Posted in News
  • PA Patient Safety Authority Promotes International Infection Prevention Week
    Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) remains a major concern in healthcare facilities throughout the United States and worldwide. The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority published preliminary data results in March 2010 from nursing homes that show CDI accounts for almost ...More
    October 22, 2010 Posted in News
  • Colorado ASC Association Releases Studies Highlighting The Economic Impact And Value
    Ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) boost the Colorado economy and save money while delivering safe, quality care. The reports, titled The Economic Impact of Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Colorado and CASCA’s Quality Research Initiative Results 2010, analyze the impact that ...More
    October 18, 2010 Posted in News
  • Hygiene Experts Issue Course of Action to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season
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    As Americans prepare for cold and flu season and are once again reminded of the perilous threat of illnesses like H1N1, global hygiene experts from the Hygiene Council today announced simple steps for households to take to help break the chain of germ transmission. ...More
    October 15, 2010 Posted in News
  • Fla. ASC Exec Wins APIC Award
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    David G. Daniel, FACHE, FAAMA, diplomate of healthcare administration, CEO of the Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center (LSDC) in Lakeland, Fla., has been named the recipient of the second annual Healthcare Administrator Award, presented by the Association for ...More
    October 14, 2010 Posted in News
  • Rubbermaid Introduces Flex Skin Care System
    Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) introduces its comprehensive skin care solution in the away-from-home washroom category, the Rubbermaid FLex™ (Foam Liquid Excellence) TC Skin Care System. ...More
    October 11, 2010 Posted in News
  • Drug Diversion in Healthcare Facilities
    The abuse of prescription drugs has been a serious social and health problem for many years – drug diversion has been able to stay quietly under the radar in the healthcare industry. ...More
    October 11, 2010 By Jessica Barreras Posted in Articles
  • No Sponge Left Behind
    Using the same technology found in clothing tags used in retail store tracking systems, a study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill shows that surgical sponges with implanted radio frequency (RF) tags may be an effective adjunct to manual counting and X-ray ...More
    October 7, 2010 Posted in News
  • Facility Survey: WHO Hand Hygiene Framework is Easy to Use
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    Andrew Stewardson, MD, of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s Collaborating Center on Patient Safety at the University of Geneva Hospital, reported recently that more than 90 percent of participating facilities in a study reported that the Hand Hygiene Self-Assessment ...More
    October 4, 2010 Posted in News