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Recent Infection Control Corner Entries:

Changing hospital work practices — alert for construction workers

Infection control practices in the COVID-19 era

Legionella exposure is real and can happen anywhere

Understanding the uptick in cases, and how to stay safe

Flu vaccines for staffers are part of patient safety

An often overlooked part of infection control

Rural hospital patient safety benefits and survival prescription

In the rural setting, hospital infections are fewer

HAIs shrink as trend for outpatient facilities grows

An unanticipated benefit of spreading out the patient population

Reducing infections in young patients

There are special considerations to make when ensuring sanitary care for children

Assessing the indirect costs of HAIs

Internal costs from $25,000 to $45,000 per incident are only the beginning

The unique challenges of keeping the MR environment clean

Eliminating bacteria in the magnetically charged MR suite

Gene-editing technology may cure deadly diseases

Assessing the game-changing potential of CRISPR

Training and empowerment are the keys to providing quality care

Understanding strategies for reducing the rate of HAIs

CMS considers making hospital inspection outcomes public

Agencies are not uncovering as many violations as government inspectors are finding

Infection Control Corner: Bacteria hits the floor

Floors are an under-appreciated source of pathogen dissemination

Five new products and innovations to reduce the danger of infections

The focus on HAIs is having a clear impact on the medical marketplace

The HAI tipping point has been reached

Change is required immediately