Environmental Infection Prevention: Guidance for Continuously Maintaining a Safe Patient Care and Survey Ready Environment
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI) remain a major cause of patient morbidity and mortality in the United States with approximately one out of every 20 hospitalized patients developing an HAI. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), effective and consistent cleaning and disinfection of the environment in healthcare facilities is essential in reducing the incidence of HAI.
NEXClean is proud to have sponsored the development of a comprehensive tool, by Joint Commision Resources, that healthcare professionals can use to implement an effective environmental infection prevention program. There are many challenges in the fight against healthcare-associated infections, and this tool can be leveraged to help maintain a safe environment for patient care and survey readiness.
When you download Environmental Infection Prevention: Guidance for Continuously Maintaining a Safe Patient Care and Survey Ready Environment, you’ll learn about prevention strategies from four categories:
- Equipment and Disinfection Selection
- Preventative Maintenance and Deep Cleaning
- Proven Cleaning and Disinfection Methods
- Use of Automated Disinfection Technologies
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