Helping Hospitals Control Infections

DICON works with hospitals around the world to provide sophisticated data analysis and metrics, access to experts in infection control, opportunities to share successful programs, and extensive educational initiatives related to infection prevention.

HOW DICON HELPS

DICON provides easy, immediate, and convenient access to nationally recognized physician-epidemiologists who assist hospitals in developing focused, practical strategies to prevent infections and reduce infection rates.

DICON Training Gets a New Site

The DICON training site has been upgraded to an all new powerful LMS system. The new system will allow us to easily add new courses and we will have several new courses coming on-line in the next six months.

DICON News

Creating a Network to Improve Patient Care

That’s the challenge behind a new initiative launched at Duke University School of Medicine. Supported by a three-year, $385,000 grant from The Duke Endowment, the aim is to help rural hospitals in the Carolinas use antibiotics more effectively in patient care.

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During the past 18 years DICON has provided epidemiological data and support to more than 40 hospitals in 6 states while simultaneously learning a great deal about the challenges and opportunities for infection prevention in community hospitals.

—Dan Sexton, MD, Medical Director of DICON

DICON has been a long-term and valuable partner with my hospitals and me in our joint efforts to prevent hospital-acquired infections and improve patient safety.

—Conrad Schwab, MD, Chair of Infection Control, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center