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      • Combating PPE shortages on the frontline

        Published Apr 03 2020, 02:35 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention
        • infection control

        As the number of COVID-19 cases rises, so does the shortage of PPE. Here’s what you can do to optimize PPE when supplies run low.

      • Stay Home, Stay Safe: Telehealth Virtually Brings Practitioners to Patients

        Published Mar 27 2020, 12:22 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention
        • telehealth
        • telemedicine

        Virtual healthcare protects at-risk patients from exposure to other people, frees up medical equipment and staff for those who become seriously ill, and protects practitioners from patients who might have COVID-19.

      • Exposed: When Healthcare Workers Become Infected with COVID-19

        Published Mar 20 2020, 02:28 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention

        Healthcare workers can minimize their exposure risk by following infection control and prevention recommendations. But what happens when, despite their best efforts, they become exposed to a patient with confirmed or suspected COVID-19? Or, even worse, they become infected with the virus?

      • COVID-19: Is Your Facility Prepared to Stop the Spread?

        Published Mar 12 2020, 06:50 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • coronavirus
        • infection prevention

        Your health care facility can help suppress and control COVID-19 by taking these steps that help limit exposure. By putting these strategies into practice, your facility can be proactive against COVID-19, and help contribute to the best outcome, a pandemic that resolves quickly with few casualties.

      • 5 Facts to Help Combat 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hype

        Published Mar 05 2020, 09:14 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • coronavirus

        Your healthcare team stands on the front line when caring for patients who might be infected with novel coronavirus 2019, commonly referred to as COVID-19. With all of the media hype surrounding the virus, caring for patients infected with COVID-19 may be anxiety-producing for staff. You can help combat the hype and reduce their anxiety by providing these 5 facts about COVID-19.

      • Our Top 10 Most Popular Blogs of 2019

        Published Dec 18 2019, 11:45 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • burnout
        • patient outcomes
        • nurse shortage
        • Lean Six Sigma
        • retention
        • Suicide Prevention
        • infection prevention
        • macrotrends
        • Patient-centered care
        • telehealth
        • telemedicine
        • Improve Outcomes

        As we are counting down to 2020, we wanted to look back on our most popular posts of 2019.

      • Best Practices for Hospital Infection Prevention

        Published Jan 23 2019, 12:58 PM by Lippincott Solutions
        • CDC
        • infection prevention
        • HAIs

        Incorporating several best practices into your own nursing skill set can help reduce rates of HAIs and keep your patients healthier.

      • Mandatory Flu Vaccinations

        Published Nov 27 2018, 10:38 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • influenza
        • CDC
        • infection prevention
        • mandatory vaccination
        • ANA

        With 2017 flu-related deaths at an all-time high, should health care workers be required to get the flu vaccine?

      • Playing a Hand in Infection Control

        Published Oct 11 2018, 09:26 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • infection control
        • patient safety
        • Health care quality
        • hospital-acquired infections

        Failure to perform appropriate hand hygiene is the #1 leading cause of health care associated infections.

      • Sepsis: The Danger is Too Great to Ignore

        Published Aug 21 2018, 09:28 AM by Lippincott Solutions
        • infection prevention
        • patient safety
        • Healthcare-associated infection

        This life-threatening condition is a factor in 1 out of 3 hospital-associated deaths.

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