Patient Safety is a core element of any Infection Prevention and Control Program. Healthcare providers always place the patient at the center of their approach to clinical care. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement have published vast resources to help improve any healthcare facility’s patient safety program. While most infections can be prevented through basic interventions, when the unfortunate happens and an infection is transmitted, it’s critical that healthcare facilities are prepared to transparently communicate to patients and other external stakeholders. These resources are designed to help healthcare facilities and providers ensure that nothing compromises the safety of the patient during the delivery of healthcare services.

CDC Resources

CDC Resources

CDC Resources

 

 

 

 

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IHI Resources

IHI Resources

IHI Resources

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Patient Notification Toolkit

Outbreak Investigations in Healthcare

Outbreak Investigations in Healthcare

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Outbreaks and Patient Notifications

Outbreaks and Patient Notifications

 

 

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CDC Patient Notification Toolkit

CDC Patient Notification Toolkit

 

 

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HAI Outbreak Investigation Toolkit

HAI Outbreak Investigation Toolkit

 

 

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