December 7, 2016
Linda Lybert, president of Seattle area-based Healthcare Surface Consulting, is on a mission. She wants to help reduce deaths due to health care-associated infections (HAIs) by getting hospitals to pay more attention to an often-underappreciated source of potential disease transmission — environment of care surfaces. Specifically, Lybert wants hospital facilities and environmental services leaders, researchers and scientists to pay closer attention to the role surfaces play in harboring dangerous bacteria that can lead to HAIs.
Link to article: http://www.hfmmagazine.com/articles/2583