Too many lessons in Tragedy

Too many lessons in Tragedy

By Thom Wellington This first appeared in the August 2016 issue of DOTmed HealthCare Business News For the last four months, I have spotlighted different ideas in this column on how to reduce costly health care-acquired infections (HAIs). Each...

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Handling Hazardous materials in a healthcare setting

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than half of infection outbreaks caused by the common mold, Aspergillus spp., are associated with construction and maintenance activities in hospitals. The CDC also estimates...

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8 tips on how to reduce contractor-related HAIs

Healthcare facilities are continuously filled with contractor employees performing necessary work. This includes elevator technicians, painters, flooring contractors, plumbers, electricians and more – all without functional knowledge of how their...

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