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May 20, 2022

ARLINGTON, VA – In the second in series of updates on guidance for infection control in acute-care hospitals, five medical organizations are recommending best practices…

April 19, 2022

New expert guidance from five medical organizations highlights practice recommendations for the prevention of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) at a time when hospitals urgently…

February 15, 2022

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) agrees with the call to rebuild a resilient patient safety culture in U.S. healthcare institutions that came…

December 23, 2021

The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America support the updated interim guidance from the Centers for Disease Control…

December 02, 2021

ARLINGTON, VA (Dec, 2, 2021)—Despite scientific evidence on how to properly prescribe antibiotics, clinicians routinely diverge from these processes in their actual practices, and implementation…

November 30, 2021

Discovery of the omicron variant in more than 14 countries to date is the latest evidence that the global COVID-19 pandemic is far from over.…

November 04, 2021

Arlington, VA (November 4, 2021) — The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) supports the Biden-Harris Administration’s interim final rule published today which requires Medicare- and Medicaid-certified…

October 06, 2021

The U.S. government is in the process of working with returning U.S. citizens and resettling Afghan nationals from Afghanistan. The Infectious Diseases Society of America,…

September 09, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) commends the announcement by the Biden-Harris Administration to have healthcare personnel within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities…

September 02, 2021

After years of steady reductions in healthcare-associated infections, significantly higher rates of four out of six routinely tracked infections were observed in U.S. hospitals, according…

July 09, 2021

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities should require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to a consensus statement by the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)…

June 26, 2021

Residents of Connecticut nursing homes that serve the highest proportions of racial and ethnic minorities were more than 50% more likely to contract COVID-19 and…

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