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IF YOU CAN’T CLEAN IT, DON’T BUY IT. Improving infection prevention and control in Long Term Care facilities Furnishings covered with woven upholstery or vinyl with...

Disinfecting NICU equipment for tiny patients

By Peri Elmokadem Patients visit hospitals to get better, and health care facilities do everything they can to deliver on that expectation. They adopt medical...

Infection control: How to educate and motivate

For most health care workers, infection control is a topic that doesn’t generate much excitement. And for many healthcare workers, infection control training consists...

Ultraviolet and HVAC: Keys to reducing hospital acquired infections

The use of ultraviolet light systems is becoming more widely used in healthcare facilities for disinfecting patient and operating rooms.  Yet, ultraviolet lights systems...

Enterovirus- D68: What you need to know

Enteroviruses cause a wide range of illness; most are associated with the common cold, but others are associated with lower respiratory tract, skin and...

New pest control technology

Health facilities rely on the latest technologies to make a difference for their patients and their bottom lines. As new technology comes along –...

Showcasing leadership through patient safety at Humber River Hospital

At Toronto’s Humber River Hospital (HRH), patient safety is at the forefront of delivering quality care to the Hospital’s patients and community. It’s so important...

Hands up! Patients speak up about what they need for effective hand hygiene

The Infection Control Team at Providence Care always talks about hand hygiene with patients. It is their job to increase awareness and prevention of...

Markdale Hospital reduces 0utbreaks, increases hand hygiene compliance as part of ‘Stop Infections Now...

A year and a half ago, Grey Bruce Health Service’s Markdale hospital experienced their third outbreak of the hospital- associated superbug known as methicillin-resistant...

Ask the Ethicist: Should health care organizations mandate influenza vaccinations for staff members as...

It’s that time of year again: flu season. Every year at this time influenza vaccinations for health care workers becomes a hot topic of...

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