Looking at New Ways to Address Unique Challenges: Environmental Considerations for Long Term Care
March 1, 2023
What can the Infection Preventionist do to help mitigate the infection risks within LTC? Here are a few important points to remember when approaching the environment of care.
Ready. Set. Action! IPs Find New Meaning Behind the Scenes
February 1, 2023
In this episode, PDI host Marc Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, and Stephanie Mayoryk, RN, BSN, CIC, address the...
News you can use: Avian Influenza
January 25, 2023
With the price of eggs you would think that chickens have all given up on the world and found an...
PDI Perspective Podcast: Tridemic: Risk to Healthcare Systems as Flu. RSV, and COVID Cases Rise
November 29, 2022
PDI’s Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, interviews infection prevention experts Dr. David Weber, MD, MPH, FIDSA, FSHEA, FRSM (London), ...
Reaping the Rewards of a Layered Approach
October 17, 2022
What comes of compliance monitoring and performance feedback when results are good? Sharing the successes resulting from patient satisfaction initiatives...
Reporting Requirements After the Pandemic
October 3, 2022
After the pandemic, NHSN COVID-19 reporting requirements were put into place. It was thought that the likelihood of expanding that...
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.
Four Trends in Infection Prevention
August 11, 2022
Like the genome of a multi-drug resistant strain of bacteria, the field of infection prevention does not stay static for...
Hepatitis A Virus: Wreaking Havoc for Public Health
August 8, 2022
Hepatitis A virus (HAV) is not for the faint of heart! This highly contagious and vaccine-preventable virus attacks the liver,...
Monkeypox Outbreak: What Infection Prevention Professionals Need to Know
July 25, 2022
In the midst of rising numbers of Monkeypox cases, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging alert,...