Trends In Hospital Infection Prevention And Control
With hospital acquired infections estimated to cost $17 billion in the USA alone, the magazine Infection Control Today convened a panel discussion on this topic.
The panelists included Rabih Darouiche, MD, director of the Center of Prostheses Infection at Baylor College of Medicine; Charles Edmiston, PhD, SM (ASCP), CIC, professor of surgery and hospital epidemiologist at Froedtert Hospital - Medical College of Wisconsin, and adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Glenn Mitchell, MD, chief medical officer at the Sisters of Mercy Health System; Denise Murphy, RN, MPH, CIC, vice president for quality and patient Safety at Main Line Health System; and Ruth Shumaker, RN, BSN, CNOR, a healthcare management and perioperative consultant.
Read more about this discussion in this 5-page news report at
A full report of this panel discussion is available at