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OR a.m. February 7, 2020
Trends in infection prevention practices in VA hospitals
From 2005 to 2017, use of 12 infection prevention practices significantly increased in US Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals, and the adoption of many practices was higher than in non-VA hospitals, this study finds. A total of 320 surveys…
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Joint Commission launches Accelerate PI dashboard report for hospitals
The Joint Commission on February 5 announced that a new performance improvement (PI) Accelerate PI dashboard is now available for accredited hospitals. It is posted in the “Resources and Tools” section of the Joint Commission Connect extranet site.…
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Special Industry Spotlight: Nuvo 
Air quality is often taken for granted in the delivery of patient care, but it is an important infection prevention measure to reduce the risk of microbial transmission to patients during surgery. Brett Messina, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at NUVO, speaks about the invisible threat of airborne pathogens and how the company offers product solutions to strengthen infection prevention protocols so that everyone — patients and healthcare providers alike — can breathe better. Download their industry spotlight, to learn more.


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