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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

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...

February 2014
The Epidemiology of Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Read more...

January 2014
Universal Glove and Gown in the ICU – This policy BUGGs providers, but does it benefit patients? Read more...

December 2013
The Role of Topical Antibiotics (Antibiotic Irrigants, Antibiotic Powders, and Antibiotic-Containing Collagen Sponges) in Surgical Site Infection Prevention Read more...

November 2013
Our perspective on CDC’s “Antibiotic Resistance Threats in the United States, 2013” Read more...

October 2013
Avoiding Ertapenem for Colorectal Surgery Perioperative Prophylaxis Read more...

September 2013
LabID Events for Monitoring Multi-Drug Resistant Organisms and Clostridium difficile Infection: Pros and Cons Read more...

August 2013
Legionella pneumophila: When is it necessary to examine the hospital water supply? Read more...



 

 



 

 

     
News From/For Members

What’s New in DICON: February 2014

Accomplishments and Successes by Member Hospitals and Surgery Centers

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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.

 
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