Developing a successful ASC infection control program

October 10, 2018

Westchester, Ill.-based Regent Surgical Health recently outlined policies for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) developing an infection control program, according to an article on the Becker's Clinical Leadership and Infection Control website.

Specific procedures like sterile processing for instrument care should be in place, the article said.

Facility sanitation policies should be included in the policy.

Monitoring of hand washing for patients and staff are also important.

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