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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
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DICON Newsletter

March 2015
Contaminated Duodenoscopes and CRE Transmission: DICON Response Read more...

February 2015
Resources for Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infection Read more...

January 2015
Antimicrobial lock solutions and central line-associated bloodstream infections Read more...

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...

 



 

   
News From/For Members

Hospital acquired infections occur in hundreds of thousands of patients in American hospitals every year.  Watch this animated video to see how improving environmental services activities can help prevent some of these infections.

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What’s New in DICON: February 2015

High Point Regional Health Preparing for Ebola

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Creating a Network to Improve Patient Care

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Accomplishments and Successes by Member Hospitals and Surgery Centers

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