Overcoming Resource Limitations in Implementing Infection Control Procedures

According to the National Institutes of Health, “resources are one of the major limitations in achieving an optimal infection control program; hospital epidemiologists should consider the balance between cost, clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and economic impact when considering new interventions.” Developing and maintaining effective infection control procedures requires adequate resources over a prolonged period of time – and that includes human resources. There are two main areas in which healthcare [...]