Infection Control

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Abstract Number: 12

A PROCESS APPROACH TO DECREASING HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTIONS

Background: Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) identified an opportunity to develop and implement prevention strategies to reduce hospital onset C. difficile infections (CDI). Hospital Onset (HO) CDI are included in National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:27:00+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement|Comments Off on A PROCESS APPROACH TO DECREASING HOSPITAL ONSET CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE INFECTIONS

HM2018 Abstract Number: 106

PATIENT ISOLATION FOR INFECTION CONTROL AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE

Background: Hospitalized patients placed on contact, droplet, or respiratory isolation due to a carrier state or infection with resistant or highly communicable organisms report higher rates of anxiety and loneliness and have fewer physician encounters, [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:02:24+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Other, Research|Comments Off on PATIENT ISOLATION FOR INFECTION CONTROL AND PATIENT EXPERIENCE