Healthcare Quality, Safety

Flash or Immediate Use Steam Sterilization: A Position Statement

This article presents the position of Lawrence F Muscarella, PhD, on the use of “immediate-use steam sterilization” (IUSS), historically known…

Tap Water Used for Irrigation during GI Endoscopy: A Recommendation and Assessment of the Infection Risk

February 18, 2014 —┬áThis article discusses the potential for healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) associated with the use of tap water, compared…

Study Finds U.S. Hospitals Are not Following Policies Proven to Prevent Life-Threatening Infections – A Call to Action

A study by the Columbia University School of Nursing found that while most hospitals have evidence-based policies on file for…