Pandemic Collateral Damage and the CLABSI Toll
April 7, 2021
Recent studies show an increase in CLABSIs as a result of the pandemic. PDI Clinical Science Liaison, Deva Rea, MPH, BSN, BS, RN, CIC tackles the "why" and what we can do to get back to basics.
PDI Perspective Podcast: Infection Prevention & Environmental Services: A Critical Union, Part II
March 2, 2021
Odette Perriel, MS, CHESP interviews infection prevention expert, Dr. William Rutala, PhD, MPH, CIC in this podcast Infection Prevention & Environmental Services: A Critical Union, Part II.
Mitigating Risk of Endemic MRSA and VRE Transmission with the Discontinuation of Contact Precautions: Finding the Solution
February 25, 2021
Implement Innovative Environmental Hygiene Strategies Despite the scrutiny that environmental cleanliness has received to prevent transmission of these organisms, cleaning...
How Are Healthcare Professionals Responding to the New SARS-CoV-2 Variants?
In December 2020, media around the world began reporting on a critical new twist in the COVID-19 pandemic. Based on...
Mitigating Risk of Endemic MRSA and VRE Transmission with the Discontinuation of Contact Precautions: Looking at the Issue
February 22, 2021
Infection Prevention expert, Joan Hebden, discusses the recommendations for patient management of endemic methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) with contact precautions in part one of this two-part blog.
February the month of Eros not Err Oh!: Preventing Infection in Cardiac Catheterization
February 10, 2021
During this month of heart health awareness, let’s not under-estimate infection risks associated with cardiac catheterizations.
PDI Perspective Podcast: Infection Prevention & Environmental Services: A Critical Union, Part I
February 6, 2021
Odette Perriel, MS, CHESP interviews infection prevention expert, Dr. William Rutala, PhD, MPH, CIC in this podcast Infection Prevention & Environmental...
COVID-19’s Impact on Infection Prevention: Insights from PDI’s Clinical Team
January 28, 2021
Members of our clinical affairs team reflect on how the pandemic altered existing trends in the infection prevention landscape, from the accelerated adoption of UVC technology to the vulnerability of folks in long-term care.
Winter Greetings from Australia: Good Tidings of Comfort and Joy
December 16, 2020
Australia is an island continent, situated in the Southern Hemisphere and home to 25.5 million people. At least 10% of...
PDI Perspective Podcast: Finding the Yes: Leaning in on COVID-19 from a NY Perspective
December 15, 2020
PDI’s Marc-Oliver Wright, MT(ASCP), MS, CIC, FAPIC, interviews Janet Haas, President and CEO of Innovative Infection Prevention, former Director of...
Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) Playing the Pandemic to Their Advantage? Part 1
December 8, 2020
The Battle at Hand: There is concern that COVID-19 hospitalizations will affect current efforts to mitigate transmission of multi-drug resistant...