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The education and training campaign on infection prevention and control practices targets the state’s other pediatric specialty hospitals
The longterm care facility in Wanaque has been cited for infection control lapses in recent years
Report says proper disinfection of tools is crucial
Ninety-five percent of hospital administrators say other priorities reduce their ability to focus
A flu outbreak among senior residents can lead to serious health complications and potentially life-threatening conditions
More are ill as a result of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Haskell
Dust kept in the dark contained organisms closely linked to some
There are signs the current flu season will not be as widespread or deadly as last year
Study offers possible source for Clostridium difficile outbreaks
New disinfection toolkit for environmental services and bleach-based protocol fight C. difficile
Adherence to the manufacturer’s label instructions is also key
Washing bedsheets in a commercial washing machine with industrial detergent at high disinfecting temperatures failed to remove all traces of C. diff.
The legislation will allow healthcare laundries to use lower wash temperatures and shorten the wash time
State and accreditation inspectors know the difference, even though it may be slight, they can issue a violation for the mistaken identity
The outbreak has caused 194 cases and 122 deaths
There were 33 new cases between Oct. 1 and Oct. 9, compared to 41 cases during all of September
Infection-control guidance from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology includes disinfecting or replacing items such as lanyards, identification tags, cellphones and pagers if they come into contact with patients.
CPE outbreaks are mostly attributed to patient-to-patient transmission via healthcare workers
The risk of infection is greater for people whose immune system is weakened
Current outbreak has a higher reported number of cases than the previous outbreak, with 150 cases reported as of September 28
Healthcare professionals believe technology can play an important role in hygiene compliance and infection control
Specific procedures like sterile processing for instrument care should be in place
Researchers tested 10 freshly laundered privacy curtains
Healthcare professionals said it’s important for facilities to use tech such as hand-hygiene monitoring systems
A good water management plan begins with the facilities management team
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