Infection Control Certification May Lower MRSA Rates

Certification in infection control matters: Impact of infection control department characteristics and policies on rates of multidrug-resistant infectionsCalifornia hospitals appear to have significantly lower rates of MRSA infection if their infection control directors are board-certified, according to a study published in the March issue of theAmerican Journal of Infection Control.

For the complete article, see:   Certification in infection control matters: Impact of infection control department characteristics and policies on rates of multidrug-resistant infections.

Originally posted 2012-04-13 10:30:00.

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About Tim Colling

Tim Colling is the founder and President of A Servant's Heart In-Home Care, which provided in-home caregiving services in San Diego County, and also of A Servant's Heart Geriatric Care Management, which provided
professional geriatric care management services and long term care placement services in San Diego County. Tim has more than 30 years of experience in management in a variety of industries. He held a Certified Care Manager credential from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. Tim is also a Certified Public Accountant (retired), and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from California State University at San Diego. In addition to writing blog posts here for the Servant’s Heart blog, Tim also is a regular contributor to HealthLine.com and to FamilyAffaires.com as well as blogs of other eldercare services provider companies. Finally, Tim is also the president of A Servant's Heart Web Design and Marketing, which provides home care marketing as well as website design and online marketing for those who serve the elderly and their families.