Prevention of HAIs continues to drive measures and practices to reduce Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infections (CLABSIs) and create demand for products that can aid in addressing these issues. Numerous programs and educational tools are being launched highlighting measures and strategies for healthcare providers in the prevention and reduction of infection in acute care and other settings.
During the quarter, WHO initiated its annual campaign, SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands, to increase global awareness of the importance of hand hygiene among healthcare workers. The campaign recommends an evidence-based approach with demonstrated impact on quality of care and patient safety across all levels of the health system. A call to action is provided along with a range of support materials and implementation tools ...
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A coalition of nurses and the AVA have launched a drive to gather 100,000 signatures to support a safety initiative for placing vascular access specialists in every hospital across America. The petition was presented to legislators in DC at the ANA Hill day in June. The use of vascular access specialists is supported the Centers for Disease Control, the ECRI Institute, an independent authority on medical practices and products and ...
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