ActivePure Medical News
Learn about the individuals who help prevent the spread of infections in our ‘A Day in the Life of an Infection Preventionist’ series. In Part Two, we interview two additional IPs and describe the industries which use infection preventionists.
Infection preventionists, or IPs, are healthcare professionals focused on preventing the spread of infections inside a healthcare facility. In our A Day in the Life series, we explore this vital role and highlight two IPs within the field.
In honor of Global Diversity Awareness Month, ActivePure Medical is highlighting two diverse suppliers – AMX, a National Minority Supplier Development Council Certified Distributor, and VHSS, a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business. Meet our partners.
ActivePure Medical highlights the unsung heroes of healthcare this month – our housekeeping and environmental services teams. Learn more about these crucial departments, their roles in infection prevention, and how to celebrate Environmental Services Week, September 11-17, 2022.
August is National Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Month. We’re celebrating ASCs by reviewing their history, effects on outpatient surgery, and discussing future trends for the facilities. Join us in learning about the importance of this healthcare staple.
In this month’s blog, we’re shining a spotlight on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), also known as Community Health Centers (CHCs), in honor of National Health Center Week, August 7-13. Learn more about their history and impact on America’s healthcare system.
Infection Prevention Updates
Exploring the Past, Reviewing the Present, and Planning for the Future of Infection Prevention
In this 10-minute read, Medical Device News Magazine shares Back to the Future: Exploring the Past, Reviewing the Present, and Planning for the Future of Infection Prevention, an article written by ActivePure’s certified infection preventionist and VP of Clinical Affairs and Medical Liaison, Caitlin Stowe.
The Impact of COVID-19 on HAIs
In this 23-minute read, Cambridge University shares the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE) published abstract that determined the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on HAIs in US hospitals.
A Decade of Progress Lost Against HAIs
In this 12-minute read, Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the leading professional association for infection preventionists (IPs), reviews the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2020 report announcing the first increase in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) since 2015.
Controlling Pathogens in Your Air
In this 16-minute read, Fiona Collins, BDS, MBA, covers disease transmission in healthcare settings, infection control protocols and guidance in the dental setting, and newer adjunctive technologies available.