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: 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.
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...
Searching for a silver lining among the COVID-19 pandemic
November 19, 2020
To date, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought tragedy to the world and forced protective measures that have not been seen...
When COVID-19 Rages On into Flu Season: The Challenges and Realities of Re-opening Schools
September 4, 2020
If you’re a parent with school-aged children navigating the world of “return to school options”, you know that the end...
Formula H2O2: Taking the Lead in Disinfection against C. diff.
August 11, 2020
A little history: In 1818, French Chemist Louis Jacques Thénard, discovered hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), a strong oxidant that has had...
Top-Rated Infection Prevention Questions from PDI’s First Reddit AMA
July 1, 2020
Amidst the chaos of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are among those in most danger of getting infected. For them,...
PDI Perspective Q&A Series: “Use of Cleaners and Disinfectants During the COVID-19 pandemic”
June 19, 2020
We recently engaged members of our Clinical Affairs Team for support in answering frequently asked questions around the flood of...
Getting Shown the Light: A First-Person Perspective of Deploying a UV-C Disinfection Program
January 10, 2020
At the beginning of 2016, I was facing a problem. My 653-bed adult and pediatric academic medical campus had received...
Clostridium difficile: Hiding in Plain Sight?
August 7, 2019
Healthcare workers are hypersensitive to the dreaded words, Clostridium difficile (C. diff.). Like a category 5 hurricane, its impact can...
History and Evolution of Surface Disinfectants
March 30, 2018
The history of surface cleaning and disinfection is a fascinating story that dates back thousands of years ago, when Egyptians...