A tipping point is defined as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” This definition can be applied in health care as it relates to health care-associated infections (HAIs). The apex has been reached and the weight is moving the entire balance of health care to incorporate change quickly. So what tipped the […]
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- Infection Control
- Patient Safety
- Water Management
Sterile Processing Department – How Clean is Clean?.
Several decades old advisories claim air quality culture sampling is not critical to a reduction to HAIs. Yet according to a May, 2011 article in the Journal of Infection Control, regular monitoring of airborne bacteria levels helps reduce the risk of surgical site infection (SSI). Testing for airborne fungi and fibers as well as dust […]