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With treatment costs for antibiotic-resistant infections estimated at $2billion annually, three leading infection control organizations call on healthcare leaders to prioritize infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship programs as essential components of patient safety. Read the joint APIC-SHEA-SIDP position paper below.
Infection prevention practices centered on hand hygiene (HH) protocols can save lives across all healthcare facilities, not just hospital settings. This includes nursing homes, according to a new studypublished in the February issue of theAmerican Journal of Infection Control(AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).