Think back to the last construction or maintenance project at your hospital. Were you nervous about infection control problems? Wondering if you’d installed all the necessary control measures? Probably. But it seemed like the only option was to cross your fingers and pray that everyth
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
Architects and designers have transformed hospitals into welcoming environments designed to promote health and healing. But when it comes to great hospital design, it’s important to remember that it’s often the details that make all the difference. When it comes to patient
Patients’ health and safety is at the forefront of healthcare goals, but oftentimes risks for hospital-acquired infections are not addressed until construction on a facility has already started, or an infection has broken out. Infection control actually starts in the design of a