You’re Smart-Choose Smarter; Work Hard-Not Harder
September 13, 2022
While recent reports may suggest that the workforce shortage in healthcare is not only dire, but a recent phenomenon, this...
Disinfectant Labels: Take a Step Back
September 6, 2022
Differentiations between production and master labels are often market-based and nuanced. Yet, some can be relatively important for IPs and end-users alike.
APIC at 50: The Ripple Effect
June 14, 2022
This year, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) celebrates 50 years since its inception; from its...
PDI Perspective Podcast: ATP Testing in Healthcare
April 4, 2022
PDI’s Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, interviews Russell N. Olmsted, MPH, CIC, FAPIC – Director, Infection Prevention Management,...
The Potential of Continuous Active Disinfection (CAD): The Clean Does Not Fade Away
February 15, 2022
There have been some seismic shifts in how we provide healthcare over the past few decades. In the mid-1980s, we...
PDI Perspectives Podcast: The Transformative Role of the IP
October 22, 2021
Marc-Oliver Wright of PDI Healthcare talks with Dr. Deb Burdsall, Ph.D., RN-BC, CIC, FAPIC, about the challenges Infection Preventionists face...
PDI Perspective Podcast: The Importance of a Layered Approach to Disinfection
October 6, 2021
PDI Clinical Science Liason Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC talks with JHC Publisher John Pritchard about the importance of...
PDI Perspective Podcast: Dynamic Cleaning: The Interplay Between Humans & Technology in Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection
September 13, 2021
Why should hospitals take a dynamic approach toward technology supporting the infection prevention and control efforts of environmental services? Tune...
Breaking the Unbroken Chain of Transmission: Candida auris in 2020-2021
September 8, 2021
As the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has rolled on through 2021, an opportunistic and deadly fungal infection has been creeping into healthcare...
Regression to the Mean and Publication Bias: Beware the Greatest Story Ever Told
May 14, 2021
Much of infection prevention is reactive. In this article, we look at how a reader can interpret whether the pre-intervention baseline rates are abnormally high with improvement results warranting a cautious interpretation. Continue reading:
It Must Have Been the Noses: Evaluating the Evidence for Decolonization
March 16, 2021
Historical milestones In the summer of 1980, Bryan and colleagues at Richland Memorial Hospital and the University of South Carolina...