Film festival uses humor and education to promote infection prevention
Daily bathing of pediatric patients with antiseptic cuts bloodstream infections by 59%
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Michigan infection prevention expert Sanjay Saint receives the 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award from APIC
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) today announced that Sanjay Saint, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the Distinguished Scientist Award.
Chief medical officer from Florida receives APIC’s 2015 Healthcare Administrator Award
William J. Maples, MD, currently chief medical officer for Professional Research Consultants and executive director for The Institute for Healthcare Excellence in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Healthcare Administrator Award, presented by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC). Prior to his current roles, Dr. Maples was the chief quality officer and senior vice president at Mission Health System in Asheville, North Carolina (December 2010–March 2015).
APIC honors its 2015 Heroes of Infection Prevention
The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) announced six recipients of the Heroes of Infection Prevention Award, which honors infection preventionists who have successfully reduced infection, raised awareness, and improved the health and well-being of patients, healthcare workers, and the public.
APIC honors global public health advocate with its highest infection prevention award
Cathryn Murphy, RN, MPH, PhD, CIC, of Queensland, Australia, will be honored with the prestigious 2015 Carole DeMille Achievement Award by the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
Prevention Strategist—Summer 2015
Cover story: Lessons learned: Questions and concerns regarding safety of endoscopes and validity of manufacturer guidance
- Hand hygiene hurdles: How can we overcome them? Open access
- Perspective from Australia—Routine culturing and surveillance of endoscopes
- Infection prevention leadership: My personal journey Open access
- Measles in the U.S.: Discussions with public health representatives Open access
American Journal of Infection Control—June 2015
- Slow adoption of automated infection prevention surveillance: Are human factors contributing?
- Review and analysis of existing mobile phone applications for health care–associated infection prevention
- Studies on nurse staffing and health care–associated infection: Methodologic challenges and potential solutions
- Hospital infection control units: Staffing, costs, and priorities