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.

Read the article.


See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Infection Control

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Ebola epidemic spreads to larger city in Congo

Cases have been reported in a city of more than a million people


Ohio healthcare facilities constantly review security procedures

Recent shootings across the country have hospital officials evaluating policies


Hospital sprinkler system violations can be dangerous

Data cables contacting sprinkler lines comprise nearly 2/3 of all sprinkler line load deficiencies


Privacy curtains and sheets can harbor pathogens

Soft surfaces can fly under the radar in the spread of infectious agents


Calif. hospital vows to reopen after wildfire

Feather River Hospital says reopening a matter of when, not if


Post Comment


• News and Updates
• Webcast Alerts
• Building Technologies

All fields are required.