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June 06, 2024

ARLINGTON, Virginia – The patchwork systems of global and domestic monitoring for the next infectious disease threat should be expanded, linked and better funded; and…

January 23, 2024

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) supports the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and its members as they work to enact…

November 28, 2023

This Giving Tuesday, the SHEA Foundation invites you to be a part of something truly transformative. The SHEA Foundation is dedicated to advancing the fields…

November 03, 2023

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) stands by its support for the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) and its members work…

October 20, 2023

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and a coalition of medical professional societies released recommendations for modifying the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sepsis…

September 07, 2023

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)isseeking applications for an Associate Editor position for Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE) to join as part…

August 25, 2023

ARLINGTON, Va. (August 25, 2023) — Avoiding the unnecessary use of indwelling catheters and promptly removing catheters that are no longer needed are the first…

July 11, 2023

Five medical societies have published a set of recommendations for operationalizing strategies for infection prevention in acute care settings that account for conditions within the…

June 29, 2023

A group of five medical organizations have released updated recommendations for the prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, known as MRSA, transmission and infection. MRSA causes…

May 04, 2023

Antibiotics administered before and during surgery should be discontinued immediately after a patient’s incision is closed, according to updated recommendations for preventing surgical site infections.…

April 12, 2023

Five medical organizations say it is essential that hospitals establish antimicrobial stewardship programs to prevent Clostridioides difficile (C. difficile) infections. These infections, linked to antibiotic…

February 08, 2023

Five medical organizations are recommending updated best practices for hand hygiene to protect patients and staff in healthcare settings. The recommendations emphasize the importance of…

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