Protect your staff and patients and maintain appropriate accreditation by implementing a comprehensive infection prevention and infection control program. Professional education and training, along with public awareness, are powerful keys to reducing infections at your facility.
McKesson’s UPrevent program was created with the healthcare clinician in mind. We’ve done the work for you by finding today’s current infection prevention resources from leading healthcare organizations. UPrevent offers educational resources designed to help you build successful infection prevention policies and procedures at your facility.Visit UPrevent
Infection Prevention Regulations & Guidelines
To help your facility maintain compliance with the recommended practices for infection control, we offer a reference of the most recent regulations and guidelines for infection prevention, targeted for your facility’s unique needs.View Regulations and Guidelines
Why Is Cleaning “Mobile Surfaces” Like Healthcare Attire So Important for Infection Prevention?
“Mobile surfaces” such as medical uniforms, scrubs, white coats and footwear can serve as a feeding ground for hungry microbes looking for nutrition and are often overlooked in a facility’s infection prevention practices. The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) provides recommendations to prevent transmission of potential infections through healthcare personnel (HCP) clothing in non-operating room settings.Read Article
Infection Prevention Zones
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a growing problem for the healthcare industry and a major cause of deaths in the U.S. Protect your patients and staff against infections in your exam rooms with infection prevention products and practices that cover these seven major infection prevention zones.Read Article
Effective Ways for Preventing Needlestick Injuries at Your Facility
Needlestick injuries continue to be a major healthcare problem, but one that is preventable with use of proper safety devices and training. In this article, learn about the importance of preventing needlestick injuries, why occupational exposure is still a risk and how you can help reduce risk in your facility.Read Article