In this special HAI (Healthcare Associated Infection) podcast hosted by Tyler Kern, Mark Hodgson from Medentech, part of the Kersia group and George Clarke, founder and CEO of the UMF Corporation discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a crash course in infection prevention protocols.
Listen as they deep dive into the standard infection protection protocols established prior to COVID-19 and the updated infection prevention procedures to combat the new infection threat that many of you have yet to hear about – BIOFILM
BIOFILM – is a naturally occurring complex matrix, which can include bacteria, viruses and fungi. Biofilms allow pathogens to adhere to a solid surface and be enveloped and protected. The biofilm protects microorganisms from many disinfectant products, which means, it is essential to use the correct infection prevention disinfectant that is EPA proven effective against biofilm.
Learn about the critical importance of environmental hygiene that could reduce hospital-associated infections that exceeded 1 million infections since the 1990s with an estimated 100,000 deaths every year.
Key Takeaway Points:
• The world of infection prevention changed during the pandemic.
• Hospitals had to rethink their strategy on how to combat infections.
• Pre-Covid, healthcare admin worried about C.diff, Staphylococcus-aureus and MRSA
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