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Environmental Infection Protection – Saving Lives and Saving Money

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

| $200

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As the healthcare industry transforms itself to deal with the unprecedented changes in the marketplace, hospitals are facing increasing challenges to balance patient satisfaction with cost containment. This challenge is compounded by the growing challenge of drug-resistant HAIs.

Approximately 1 out of 25 patients will acquire a potentially life-threatening HAI during their hospital stay. Multiple factors contribute to this increasingly pertinent issue. Inadequate tools to address risks on-site, lack of employee engagement in the prevention process, cuts in staffing related to HAI prevention and low compliance in relevant processes including hand hygiene all play a role in this costly and dangerous issue.

Innovations in infection prevention can help hospitals take meaningful steps to prevent the spread of disease. We’ll cover research-based best practices to guide implementation of tailored infection control programs that enhance patient experience and reduce your risk.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how environment ties to healthcare associated infections
  2. New research on how pathogens spread and create risk
  3. Understand industry innovation to ensure that your hospital is not just “visually clean”, but that it is biologically clean as well.

John LaRochelle, Senior Director, Head of Innovation, Sodexo North America John brings over 30 years of environmental infection prevention, facilities management and safety experience in hospitals, long term care, corporate and education establishments with direct management experience in environmental infection prevention, maintenance, biomedical engineering, construction, housekeeping, laundry and safety.

He is responsible for program development and technical support of 600 health care locations within the U.S. and is the technical leader for Sodexo’s global environmental infection prevention and cleaning program development across all business segments within 80 countries.

The webinar is provided jointly with the Massachusetts Hospital Association




For more information:

Penny Williams
(615) 256-8240