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2014-05-01 12:31:49

WHO raises role of hand hygiene in combatting hospital associated infections and antimicrobial resistance AKRON, Ohio, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization (WHO)

2014-04-29 08:35:29

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proventix Systems, Inc.

2014-04-23 23:15:46

The American Journal of Infection Control recently released a progress report of the implementation of the World Health Organization's Hand Hygiene in Health Care Program.

2014-04-22 12:30:03

Hospitals, Patients Encouraged to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria with Safe Hand Hygiene Practices CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Deb Group,

2014-04-17 23:05:36

A jarring statistic was recently revealed in an article by NewsMax Health where only 5% of people scrubbed long enough to kill infection-causing germs after using the public toilet.

2014-04-14 12:33:13

EVANSTON, Ill., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SwipeSense, Inc., a privately-held health and safety technology company focused on reducing hospital-acquired infections, today announced the appointment

Kitchens A Source Of Multi-Drug Resistant Bacteria
2014-04-09 05:02:05

From professional chef to housewife, every cook knows that handling raw poultry leaves your hands, tools and surfaces covered in drug-resistant bacteria such as E. coli.

2014-04-03 08:31:03

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Proventix Systems, Inc., a RFID technology company of Birmingham, AL, joins its clients in celebrating 50 million monitored hand hygiene events

2014-04-02 12:20:27

AKRON, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO returns to America's drag strips as Hanna Motorsports jet-car racing team's title sponsor to promote healthy hands for automotive technicians

Almost 97 Percent Of Healthcare Providers Wash Their Hands When Patients Are Asked To Watch
2014-04-01 13:22:32

Improving hand hygiene compliance by healthcare professionals is no easy task, but a first-of-its-kind Canadian study by researchers at Women's College Hospital shows simply asking patients to audit their healthcare professional is yielding high marks.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.