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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

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...

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...



 

   
News From/For Members

What’s New in DICON: August 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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