TITLE

Mold management plan a must for hospitals

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2009, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents insights from Suzanne M. Avena, an attorney with Garfunkel Wild in Great Neck, New York, regarding mold management plan for hospital in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
37372358

 

Related Articles

  • LAW PARTNERSHIPS.  // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);1/11/2008, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p7B 

    The article announces several appointments including Suzanne M. Avena as partner of the Environmental Practice Group, Jason Kurland as partner for Real Estate Group, and Laura Shockley as partner for Litigation and Appeals and Employment and Labor Practice Groups.

  • Clean sweep. Bates, Jane // Nursing Standard;10/24/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p25 

    The author suggests the importance of cleanliness in hospitals in Great Britain. It is cited that a small team of educated infection-control operatives could be set up to patrol the wards. Moreover, it is stressed that cleanliness enhances patient care and reduces the risk of hospital-acquired...

  • Sterile processing migrates towards electronic record-keeping. Akridge, Jeannie // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p34 

    The article focuses on the role of electronic record-keeping in the sterilization process in a hospital or healthcare delivery environment. A sterile processing department (SPD) manager uses a variety of indicators and relies on his workers to use the tools correctly and perform their jobs up to...

  • Selecting furnishings for infection control. Crosby, Cynthia T. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jan2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p42 

    The article offers guide to selecting and disinfecting furnishings for hospital patient rooms, waiting areas and other non-sterile environments. A study reveals that improper disinfection of furniture can spread microorganisms rather than eradicate them. The survival of vancomycin-resistant...

  • Next-gen washers and sterilizers get leaner, greener, yet more feature-rich. Williamson, Julie E. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Dec2008, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p40 

    The article looks at the advancements in washers and sterilizers in central service departments. Benefits of improved washers include cleaning effectiveness, reduced water consumption, and increased operator safety. Criteria for sterilization improvements include speed, efficacy, and...

  • Facilities breathe easier with innovative air cleaners. Akridge, Jeannie // Healthcare Purchasing News;Sep2009, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p18 

    This article reports on the developments and technology advances in air cleaner systems for healthcare facilities. Portable high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration units, such as Mintie's ECU2, are available for single room to entire floor installations to achieve immediate negative...

  • HAl battleground: Housekeeping hot spots. Reynolds, Brad // Healthcare Purchasing News;May2010, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p32 

    The author mentions that effective surface disinfection is a critical element in the elimination of germs that cause hospital-acquired infection. Environmental surfaces include medical equipment and housekeeping surfaces. He discusses "high-touch" surfaces or hot spots and factors influencing...

  • Disinfectants, sterilants follow 'doing more with less' trend. Williamson, Julie E. // Healthcare Purchasing News;Jun2010, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p30 

    The article discusses advances in hospital disinfectants and sterilants. Disinfectants have evolved to meet the needs of hospitals, which face a growing number of healthcare-acquired infections. Health facilities are increasingly demanding products which are safe and environmentally sustainable...

  • Healthcare Commission has power to fine hospitals for poor hygiene. Snow, Tamsin // Nursing Standard;10/10/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p8 

    The article reports that National Health Service (NHS) acute trusts in England will undergo annual inspections on hygiene and infection control in April 2008. Inspections will be conducted by Healthcare Commission, although it is unclear whether the visits will be unannounced. The Commission...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics