Industry News - May 2013
Hospitals across the country are responding to the low adherence to hand-washing protocols by using new systems to monitor employees and encourage them to wash their hands.
The study, known as "Randomized Evaluation of Decolonization Versus Universal Clearance to Eliminate (REDUCE) MRSA," found using antimicrobial soap and ointment to decolonize all intensive care unit patients reduces all bloodstream infections, including MRSA by 44 percent.
The continued evolution of the healthcare market is expected to bring increased focus on personalized care in smaller healthcare facilities.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently published a new book, "BIM for Facility Managers."