Searching for an Infection Control Blueprint

November 2008
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 11, p43
The article focuses on determining infection control staffing levels to identify and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs). It reports that deaths of nearly 90,000 patients in U.S. hospitals are struck by HAIs each year. The Association of Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology recommends a cultural change in the way hospital leadership addresses this type of infection.


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