Bacteria and viruses have ruled our lives lately.
First there was the Ebola epidemic.
Then came the measles outbreak.
Most recently, we’ve seen an escalating number of deadly hospital-acquired infections among patients exposed to CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae) b
It turns out that the good old phrase “go get some fresh air” may have more relevance today than ever before.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), indoor environments have two to five times more pollutants than outdoor environments. In extreme cases, in
Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) still pose a major threat to patients in healthcare facilities. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million people acquire HAIs each year and 99,000 people die as a result of these infections. Additionally about 5,0
The newest Facility Guidelines Institute’s (FGI’s) Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospitals and Outpatient Facilities include notable changes aimed at improving the standard of care in healthcare facilities. And while these updates will help improve patient health and safet