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May 14, 2021

Legal Intervention in Clinical Practice Exposes Patients to Serious Harm More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians, scientists and public health leaders on…

May 13, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is warning that it is imperative to continue vigilant infection prevention practices against SARS-CoV-2 in healthcare facilities even…

March 23, 2021

The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society and Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America condemn the horrific killings of eight Atlanta residents in attacks on women of…

March 17, 2021

High-speed air dryers not only leave more contamination on poorly washed hands compared to paper towels but during hand drying, they can also spread germs…

March 11, 2021

The Society of Healthcare Epidemiologists of America (SHEA) is grateful for provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act that help Americans recover from the devastating…

March 04, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America is urging people to keep wearing masks in all community and healthcare settings. Masks remain a critical prevention…

March 02, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has named Gonzalo Bearman, MD, MPH, chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Virginia Commonwealth…

February 24, 2021

Nearly half of women with uncomplicated urinary tract infections received the wrong antibiotics and almost three-quarters received prescriptions for longer than necessary, with inappropriately long…

January 26, 2021

A new research agenda developed by 40 leading experts in healthcare epidemiology and infectious diseases defines the critical areas of study to inform clinical practice, policy, and…

January 21, 2021

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America strongly supports executive orders signed by President Biden requiring facial masks on federal property, airplanes, trains, and buses…

December 15, 2020

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) has named David P. Calfee, MD, MS, professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and…

December 09, 2020

SHEA has updated its recommendations for COVID-19 vaccination in healthcare settings. The SHEA statement was authored by experts Drs. Marci Drees, Grace Lee, Deborah Yokoe, and…

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