Home

In The Spotlight

DICON working with the NFL Read more...

Watch the Press Conference

 

 
Luke ChenObserving and Improving Hand Hygiene Compliance: Implementation and Refinement of an Electronic-Assisted Direct-Observer Hand Hygiene Audit Program Read more...

Dev AndersonThe Network Approach for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections: Long-Term Effect of Participation in the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network Read more...

Impact of Change to Molecular Testing for Clostridium difficile Infection on Healthcare Facility-Associated Incidence Rates. Read more...

Sarah LewisComparison of non-intensive care unit (ICU) versus ICU rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infection in community hospitals.Read more...

Rebekah MoehringAntimicrobial Stewardship as Part of the Infection Prevention Effort
Read more...
 

 
DICON Newsletter

December 2014
National Healthcare Safety Network Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance Changes for 2015 Read more...

November 2014
Executive Order for Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the Role of Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs Read more...

October 2014
Single-versus multiple-dose antimicrobial surgical prophylaxis Read more...

September 2014
Ebola: Separating Fact from Fiction Read more...

August 2014
Let’s simplify and improve cleaning: use microfiber cloths for all routine cleaning in healthcare facilities. Read more...

July 2014
Ambulatory Surgery and Surgical Site Infection Read more...

June 2014
SHEA/IDSA Surgical Site Infection Prevention Practice Recommendation Update 2014 Read more...

May 2014
Candiduria-Caution over Compulsion Read more...

April 2014
2014 CDC/NHSN Surveillance Definition Changes for Monitoring Healthcare-Associated Infections Read more...

March 2014
Influenza Vaccination for Healthcare Workers: A Matter of Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Read more...



 

   
News From/For Members

What’s New in DICON: December 2014

High Point Regional Health Preparing for Ebola

Read more...

Creating a Network to Improve Patient Care

Read more...

Accomplishments and Successes by Member Hospitals and Surgery Centers

Read more...

Hold the Date—The DICON Fall 2014 Educational Symposium will be held on Friday, November 21, 2014 at the Sheraton Greensboro Hotel at Four Seasons.

Fall 2014 Symposium Agenda

 
Infection Prevention News