Emotional Motivators: Using Visual Triggers as an Infection Control Intervention to Increase Hand Hygiene Compliance throughout the Hospital
The Impact of Physician and Nursing Instructors in the Hospital on Awareness of Hand Hygiene in Medical School Students
Infection Prevention and Control Heroes: The Challenge of Being a Student in the Clinical Environment
Quantitative Risk Modeling of Healthcare Acquired Infections and Interventions Using Baseline Data and Simple Models
Oh Crap, It's Raining on Our Parade!—Evaluating the Costs of a 4th of July Sewage Pipe Rupture in the Pharmacy
Hand Hygiene Intervention Design Recommendations Derived from a Cross Sectional Factorial Survey Given to 460 Acute Care Nurses
Preventing Non-Device Related Pneumonia with Comprehensive Oral Care
Electronic Hand Hygiene Monitoring with a Complementary Improvement Program Significantly Increases Hand Hygiene Rates
S.M.A.R.T. Strategies for the Prevention and Control of Infections in a Polyvalent Intensive Care Unit in Resource Constrained Organizations
Creating a Sustainable Culture of Safety Related to Hand Hygiene in an Integrated Health System
Taming the Beast: Using a Risk Assessment Model to Manage Infection Prevention in an Expanding Healthcare System
The Role of a Common Cause Analysis in Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Prevention of Hospital-Onset C. diff Infection through a Multidisciplinary Performance Improvement Approach
Summary of PFGE and MMLVA Pattern Analysis for a Facility-Wide Outbreak of Clostridium Difficile Infection (CDI) at a Large Tertiary Care Hospital in Ontario, Canada
Colon Surgery: Dirty Business of Surgical Site Infections
Suspected Origins of Bacteremia in Center for Disease Control (CDC) National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Defined Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSI) at a Tertiary Care Academic Medical Center
Centralization of Sterilization and High Level Disinfection from Multiple Outpatient Settings to a Centralized Sterile Processing Department Provides Consistent Process
Policies and Practices to Reduce Urinary Tract Infections in Nursing Homes
Non-ventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia in U.S. Hospitals: Incidence and Cost
Irritant Contact Dermatitis: A Survey of Healthcare Worker Knowledge, Perceptions and Actions
Optimization of Infectious Disease Exposure Notification to Emergency Response Employees in Accordance with Public Law 111-87 Section 2696
Preventing Infections and Improving Occupational Safety Among the Healthcare Workers Through Intensive Healthcare Waste Management Training in a Developing Country
Does Regionalization of an Infection Prevention Program Lead to Program Optimization and Standardization?
Tabletop Sterilizers: Assessing and Monitoring Professional Standard and Regulatory Requirement Compliance
Impact of an Improved Hydrogen Peroxide (IPH) Disinfectant versus a Quaternary Ammonium-based (Quat) Disinfectant on Surface Contamination and Healthcare Outcomes
Hawthorne Effect in Hand Hygiene Compliance Rates
A Pilot Study: Wireless Motion Sensor for Improving Hand Hygiene in a Contact Isolation Room
Why Do Staff Send Clostridium difficile Tests on Patients on Bowel Medications?
Preventing Healthcare Associated Blood Stream Infections Among Patients Suspected of Line Manipulation
A Journey to Reduce Possible Ventilator Associated Pneumonia (PVAP) Infections in One Intensive Care Unit
Use of Whole-Genome Sequencing to Identify Linkage of a Healthcare Worker to a Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Outbreak
Development and Validation of an Automated Ventilator Associated Event Electronic Surveillance System: It Works!
Laboratory Surveillance of Hospital-acquired Infection Rates of Respiratory Viruses in a Tertiary Care Hospital from 2012 to 2014
Sick Employee Online Log (SEOL) System to Monitor Employee Illnesses at a Multi-Hospital System
Synching Big: Identifying Successes and Barriers During Implementation of an Infection Surveillance Software System Across a Large, National Healthcare System
The Impact of “Present at Time of Surgery” on Colon Surgical Site Infections
Movement of Pathogens From Public Restroom to Clinical Areas in a Hospital
Pest Management: Infection Prevention's Role
Significant Reduction in the Rate of Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Post Abdominal Hysterectomy (AH) at an Academic Tertiary Care Hospital
Outbreak Investigation of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in a Long-term Acute Care Facility
Mycobacterium Chimaera Infections Following Open Chest Cardiac Surgery Pennsylvania
Antibiotic Stewardship: The Nurses Role in Making a Difference
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Emergency Departments: Improving Treatment Accuracy for Suspected Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Bloodstream Infection in Long-term Care Residents: An Integrative Review of the Literature
Does Self-Perceived Knowledge of Clostridium Difficile Testing Translate into Best Practices? A Survey of Nurses in a Large Tertiary Hospital
Hospital Onset LabID MRSA Bacteremia Associated Factors—A Case Control Study
Infection Prevention as the Driving Force for Antimicrobial Stewardship
Reduction of Blood Culture Contamination Rate for a 300 Bed Community Hospital
A Trial of Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection to Reduce C. Difficile Infection
Can Use of a Fluorescent Gel Monitoring Program Improve Compliance with Cleaning of Clinical Equipment?
Challenges in Assessing Effectiveness of No-Touch Disinfection Technology: An Evaluation of the Published Literature
Development of a Microbiological Surveillance Program for Duodenoscopes
Efficacy of a Multiple Emitter UV-C Whole Room Disinfection System on Bacterial Contamination at a Children's Hospital
Efficacy, Skin Care and Performance Characteristics of a Well-Formulated Chlorhexidine Gluconate Hand Wash
Evaluation of Glucose Control in Surgical Patients
Investigation of Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) from 202 Confirmed Viraemic Patients to Gastrointestinal Endoscopes and Evaluation of the Efficacy of Current Cleaning and High-Level Disinfection Procedures
Lessons from the Field: Surveillance Cultures of Heater Cooler Units Used in Cardiothoracic Surgery
Making Pathogens Visible: A Fluorescent Marker Used as a Feedback Training Tool to Improve Cleaning of Shared Portable Medical Equipment
Patient Room Decontamination Against Multidrug Resistant Organisms Using a Fixed Cycle-Time Ultraviolet-C Device and Two Different Device Locations
Reduction of Environmental Contamination Using a Novel Persistent Solution
Shedding Light on Implementation of Ultraviolet Surface Disinfection
The Role of Healthcare Worker Education and Competency When Adopting a New Surface Disinfectant
Validation on Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection for High Risk Pathogens: Ebola Virus and Bacillus Anthracis
Perceptions of Healthcare Workers and Environmental Services-Staff Regarding Ultraviolet Room Decontamination Devices
Survey Evaluates Clincians' Knowledge and Facilities' Protocols Regarding Infection Risk in Peripheral IV Catheters
A Collaborative Journey to Reduce in Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Comparison of Present on Admission and Healthcare-Associated Fungal Infections in a Pediatric Cancer Center in Ecuador
Decreasing Clostridium Difficile Utilizing Infection Prevention Methods Outside the Walls of the Hospital
Successful Intervention to Improve Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections in a Spinal Cord Injury Unit
We're Not in ICU Anymore: Long-term Care and Dialysis Units Collaborate on Process Improvement to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
A Case Study: Discordant Results in Mycobacterial Culturing of Cardiac Bypass Heater-Cooler Machines—Seek and You May Find
Automated Surveillance Technology to Improve Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Workflow Efficiency: A Large Healthcare System Experience
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Algorithm Performance for ICU and Non-ICU Surveillance
Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection Reduction: Performance Improvement or Definition Improvement?
Comparison of CAUTI Cases by 2014 and 2015 National Healthcare Safety Network Definitions
Distinguishing Clinically Significant Specimens for Clostridium Difficile Testing
Impact of Centralized Surveillance Within a Multi-Facility Health Care System
Incidence and Microbial Etiology of Surgical Site Infections at Select Hospitals in Egypt
Infection Preventionist's Adoption of Automated Surveillance: Perceived Advantages and Barriers
Is Monitoring Parents, Family, and Visitors for Hand Hygiene Compliance Important?
Observer Role Impacts Directly Observed Hand Hygiene Compliance on Medical-Surgical Units
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Testing for Respiratory Viruses: What Is the Impact on Healthcare Associated Infection Surveillance?
Surgical Site Infection Validation: Diagnosis Codes vs. Custom Algorithm
Validating Electronically Collected Denominator Data: Getting to the Elusive +/−5%
Validation of an Automated Surveillance Alert for Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia: A Trial and Error Process Worth the Effort
A Survey of the Knowledge of Surgical Hand Antisepsis Among Surgeons in a Newly-opened Hospital in China
An Internet-based Learning and Stage-matched Message Intervention to Improve Hand Hygiene Adherence Among Healthcare Workers in Guatemala
Bundling the Ventilator Associated Pneumonia Guidelines for Our Tiniest Bundles of Joy
Competency Deficits of Nurses Caring for External Hemodialysis Catheters
E-learning as a Tool to Promote the Use of a Multidrug Resistant Organism Risk Assessment Among Infection Preventionists in Latin America
Hand-in-Hand: Interprofessional Education for Infection Prevention
Impact of Food Handlers' Food Safety Training in a Paediatric Hospital in East Africa
Impact of Measuring Physicians' Hand Hygiene Adherence in Outpatient Setting Using Automated Hand Hygiene Count Devices
Implementation of a Standardized Outpatient Infection Prevention Survey Across a 115-clinic System
Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections Through Foley Insertion Competency Assessment upon Hire
The Age of Unicorns: Successful Implementation and Highlights of a Sustainable Unit Based Infection Control Champion Program
Recognition of Risk Factors Related to Clostridium Difficile Transmission in a Procedural Department-computerized Tomography Suite
A Report of 10-year History: Educational Program for Medically Underserved Area in Japan by Infection Preventionists
A Six Sigma Standardization Project: Reducing Urine Culture Contamination and Cost
Are Urinary Tract Infections Present at the Time of Urinary Catheter Insertion?
Can Improving Patient Hand Hygiene Practice Impact C. Difficile Infection Rates?
Comparison of Utilization and Safety of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters Versus Midline Catheters in a Large Academic Medical Center
Eliminating Waste Related to Blood Culture Contamination
Evaluation of Colloidal Oatmeal-Coated Exam Gloves on Skin of Healthcare Workers
In the Footprints of Semmelweis: A Multi-Institutional Study on the Efficacy of Hand Rubbing
Perceptions of Healthcare Workers Regarding the Effects of Contact Precautions on Patients
A Permanent Daily Record of Dust Generation During Construction/demolition
Challenges Identified During the Implementation of a Fluorescent Marking (FM) Program in Environmental Services (EVS)
Comparison of ATP, Colony Count and Surface Marker as a Measure of Environmental Cleaning Compliance for Intensive Care Discharge Rooms
Electronic-Assisted Surveillance Following a Construction-Related Event to Improve Patient Safety
Infection Prevention Partnering with Environmental Services for a Clean Environment
Infection Prevention Response to a Medical Office Building Flood
Reduced Germ Exposure from Changing out Manual Soap and Sanitizer Dispensers to Touchless Closed System Dispensers
The Development and Optimal Use of an Electronic Environment of Care Survey Program at an Acute Care Hospital
Uncovering the Rate of Damaged Mattress Covers in Acute Care Hospitals
Interdepartmental Collaboration to Reduce Conjunctiva Exposure Risk: Process Improvement to Increase Awareness and Enhance Compliance
Knowledge and Obstacles in Prevention of Bloodborne Infections among First Responders in Northern Thailand
Long-term Impact of Sharp Safety Program on Sharps-related Body Substance Exposures
Relationship between Patient Safety Climate and Adherence to Standard Precautions
200%: Hardwiring a Hand Hygiene Campaign
A Multifaceted Process Improvement Can Reduce Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections
A Multimodal Approach to Reduce Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) Within and Outside of Intensive Care Units: A 12-Year Analysis
A Novel Antimicrobial and Fire Resistant Fabric
A Two Year Mentoring Program Connecting Infection Prevention to Unit Resource Nurses: Did this Reduce Adverse Patient Outcomes?
Assessing the Patient Perception about Hand Hygiene: A Step Toward Patient Safety and Empowerment
Bundling Up Against Clostridium Difficile in Surgical Oncology
Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infection Reduction in the Emergency Department as a Result of Dual Personnel Urinary Catheter Insertion
Compliance with PPE Requirements for C Difficile Isolation
Decreasing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infection in a Long Term Acute Care Hospital
Does Nurse Job Satisfaction Influence Adherence to Central Line Bundle Practices and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections in the VA?
Ensuring Appropriate Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Utilization
Evaluating (and Revaluating) the Efficacy of a RN Driven Foley Removal Protocol on Three Critical Care Units
Evaluation of a Bundled Approach to Perioperative Care for the Reduction of Vascular Surgical Site Infections
Examining the Impact of Standardization of Central Line Nursing Care
ExFOLEYate! if It's No Longer Needed, Get the Foley Out: A Unit Level Project to Reduce Urinary Tract Infections
For Better, Not Worse: One Hospital's Journey on Decreasing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections
Evaluation of an Intra-Operative Bundle of Care Model in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infections among Colorectal Surgical Patients
Hand Hygiene: Validation of Self Audits
How a Pro-Active Response to National Duodenoscope Outbreaks Led to Improved System-Wide Processes
Impact of No-touch Ultraviolet-C Light Room Disinfection System on Hospital Acquired Infection Rates
Implementation of a Housewide Chlorhexidine Gluconate Bathing Program
Implementation of a Total Joint Replacement Pre-Operative Skin and Nasal Decolonization Process for the Reduction in Staphylococcus Aureus (SA) and Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection
Individual Monitoring Increases Hand Hygiene Compliance in Multicenter Registry Utilizing Badge-Based Locating Technology
Infection Prevention and Quality Coordinators Collaborating to Decrease Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infections (CLABSI) by Monitoring Central Line Catheter Maintenance
Instituting a Bundled Approach to Reduce Colon Surgical Site Infections
Implementing a Colon Bundle in 2 Hospitals: A Multidisciplinary Approach to a Quality Improvement Initiative
Lessons from the Field: Challenges and Solutions to Active Surveillance Culturing of Duodenoscopes in Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
Let's Talk About That Foley: Engaging Staff to Reduce Catheter Utilization and Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI)
Multidisciplinary Collaboration and Use of Evidence-based Bundle Reduce Surgical Site Infections Associated with Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
Oral Care Protocols: Beyond the Intensive Care Unit and their Effectiveness in Reducing Non-ventilator Hospital Acquired Pneumonia in Cardiothoracic Patients
Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections—One Patient at a Time
Reducing Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections: A Never Ending Story!
Reducing Central Line Associated Blood Stream Infection: A Crucial Collaboration with the Intensive Care Units in Relating Process Measures to Outcome Success
Surgical Site Infection Reduction in Colorectal Surgery Utilizing a Checklist of Evidence-Based Practices
The Impact of an Innovative Quadrilateral Intervention Aimed at Eliminating Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections in a Community Hospital
The Implementation of a New Perineal Care Protocol to Reduce Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections in the Intensive Care Unit
Unit Culture of Safety and Knowledge Around Use of Indwelling Urinary Catheters and the Relation to Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections
Universal Surveillance versus Targeted Surveillance in Reduction of HA-MRSA in Endemic Setting
Use of an Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance System to Improve Hand Hygiene, Reduce MRSA, and Improve Financial Performance
Using Process Measures to Improve Compliance with Evidence-Based Infection Prevention Activities
Targeting Zero SSIs: The Implementation of a Multi-Site Initiative
Impact of Reduced Isolation and Contact Precaution Procedures on Infection Rates and Facility Costs at a Non-Profit Acute Care Hospital
The Exit Bundle: A Time to Address Risk Factors for Infection before Leaving the ICU
Using Electronic Medical Record Automation and Logic to Drive Early Identification of Clostridium Difficile Infection
Using Evidence Based Bundles to Reduce Cesarean Section Surgical Site Infections
A Tale of Two Seasons: Comparative Epidemiology of Seasonal Influenza in Hospitalized Patients in Ontario, Canada, 2013-2015
And Baby Makes Three: Utilizing Outbreak Investigation Methodology to Address Concerns of Increasing Surgical Site Infections Following Cesarean Sections
Characterization of a Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter Baumanii (CRAB) Outbreak in a Cardiothoracic Intensive Care Unit (CICU)
Effect of Swab Type on the Recovery of Acinetobacter Baumannii, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus, and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus From Stainless Steel Surfaces
First Clinical Cases of OXA-48 Like Carbapenemase Producing Enterobacteriaceae at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Ontario, Canada
Genomic Typing of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Outbreak Investigation and Persistence of Health Care Worker Strains
If Only They Had Given Him a Mask!! A Large Tuberculosis Post-Exposure Investigation Originating From Emergency Department Waiting Room
Investigation of Hospital-Onset Invasive Fungal Infection in Patients with Hematologic Malignancy at an Academic Teaching Hospital
Late-Onset Group B Streptococcus Cluster in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Mass Gatherings: Experience and Difficulties in Elaborating an Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Response Plan in a Private Hospital in Brazil
Pseudo-Outbreak of Enteric Adenovirus in Immunocompromised Pediatric Patients
Successful Control of a Monoclonal Outbreak of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci in Patients Admitted to the Nephrology Patient Care Area
Supporting Emerging Infectious Disease Education Through Utilization of “At-A-Glance” Guides for Infection Prevention and Containment Unit Staff
The Infection Control Assessment and Response Tool: Is It Useful during an Outbreak?
The Michigan Special Pathogen Response Network (SPRN)—Be Prepared for What's Next
“Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus Eye Infections Post Intraoclular Injection”
Norovirus Outbreak in an Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Outbreak of NDM Producing Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae in a Korea Tertiary Hospital
Children and Childcare Employees Vaccine Uptake, and Support for a Childcare Agency Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy
Clinical Features and Risk Factors Associated with Recurrent Invasive Pneumococcal Disease in Indiana
Missouri K-12 School Collection and Reporting of School-Based Syndromic Surveillance Data: A Cross Sectional Study
Who Let the Dogs In? Infection Prevention and a Human Animal Bond Program