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10 Healthcare Facility Best Practices for Visitor Management

Originally from campussafetymagazine.com Managing visitors at healthcare facilities can be challenging. Administrators are faced with high volumes of visitors, extended hours of entry, and many first-time visitors who don’t know where they are going. Although simply...

Tips for Protecting Athletes

Originally from hospitalinfection.org Twelve Steps to Avoid Staph Infections on the Team and in the Hospital Professional athletes are contracting MRSA on the field, in the gym, and after orthopedic surgery. MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphyloccocus aureus,...

Tips for Protecting Students

Originally from hospitalinfection.org Most of us will have to go into the hospital some day. Here are specific steps you can follow to protect yourself from deadly hospital infections: 1. Encourage students to clean their hands frequently. 2. Parents, tuck a small...

Training Caregivers

Originally from hospitalinfection.org Shouldn’t Medical Students Be Taught Hygiene? What else needs to be done? Medical schools should be teaching future doctors the precautions they must take to protect their patients from infection. It’s hard to believe, but most...

15 Steps for Protecting Patients

Originally from hospitalinfection.org 15 Steps You Can Take To Reduce Your Risk of a Hospital Infection 1. Ask that hospital staff clean their hands before treating you, and ask visitors to clean their hands too. This is the single most important way to protect...

Hospital Infection Reporting

Originally from hospitalinfection.org HOSPITAL INFECTION REPORTING: WHERE CONSUMERS CAN GET THE BEST INFORMATION ON SAFE HOSPITAL CARE RID is pleased to provide you with this state-by-state list of where you can go to get the best information on hospitals in your...

MRSA: Screening and Cleaning

Originally from hospitalinfection.org Astoundingly, over half the time physicians and other caregivers break the most fundamental rule of hygiene by failing to clean their hands before treating patients. Programs to encourage better compliance have been disappointing....

Recommended Vaccines for Healthcare Workers

Originally from cdc.gov Healthcare workers (HCWs) are at risk for exposure to serious, and sometimes deadly, diseases. If you work directly with patients or handle material that could spread infection, you should get appropriate vaccines to reduce the chance that you...

Benefits of Bleach

Originally from hospitalinfection.org By Lucette Lagnado Nov. 2, 2015 As the infection-control czar of the Mount Sinai Health System in New York, Brian Koll often turns to federal and state health authorities, as well as researchers and colleagues, for the latest on...

Choosing the wrong hospital can cost you your life.

Originally from hospitalinfection.org By Betsy McCaughey December 23, 2016 Going to a hospital is taking your life in your hands. New research shows patients treated at the worst hospitals are three times as likely to die as patients with the same health problem...

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