The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) says hospitals must develop and adhere to policies and procedures that reduce the risk of legionella and other waterborne pathogens.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a new Vital Signs report highlighting the risk to patients from exposure to Legionella bacteria in health care facilities, including hospitals and long-term care facilities.
Be sure to register for the ASHE 54th Annual Conference before 11:59 p.m. CT on Friday, May 26 to save $150 on registration costs.
A new ASHE monograph explains how to comply with ASHRAE Standard 188: Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems.
ASHE, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Health Research & Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association are launching a three-year initiative to improve the implementation of infection prevention and control efforts in U.S. hospitals.
ASHE’s new On Demand Learning pages offers free webinar and conference recordings to members on a variety of subjects.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued a Survey and Certification Memo announcing a three year pilot project to improve the assessment of infection control and prevention regulations in hospitals and nursing homes.