Lunch and Learns

Environmental Cleaning & Disinfection in Outpatient Settings — Special Considerations Presented by 

The last 20 years has seen a dramatic increase in the proportion of health care being provided in outpatient settings such as ambulatory surgical centers, physician health centers, and even pharmacies. These facilities are handling an increasing number of complicated procedures, increasing the risk of transmission of health care associated infections (HAI). While acute care settings are often the primary focus of infection prevention activities, outpatient settings must also establish robust infection prevention programs to reduce pathogen transmission and keep patients and staff safe. In this lunch and learn attendees will learn about:
  • The types of health care being provided in outpatient settings
  • The unique challenges associated with infection prevention, including common and emerging infection threats
  • The key features of a robust environmental cleaning and disinfection program tailored to these settings
  • How to implement cleaning and disinfection best practices as part of a comprehensive infection prevention program
Speakers:
Doe Kley, RN, CIC. Senior Infection Preventionist, Clorox Healthcare
Doe Kley, RN, CIC, MPH joined the Clorox Company as a member of Clorox Healthcare's R&D team in September 2018. She first earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology before pursuing her nursing degree. Doe has nearly 20 years of acute care infection prevention experience working in large health care systems such as Intermountain Healthcare in Utah and Kaiser Permanente in California. In her current role, she provides consultative services using her clinical expertise, input and review of key materials to not only support marketing and sales, but also the development of practice tools. Doe also engages with and provides thought leadership to external industry partners.
 
 

IoT and Smart Restrooms Drive Efficiency for EVS — Presented by

Join us for a discussion about how one hospital system is dramatically changing how they service restrooms and patient rooms leveraging smart technology that provides real-time information right to a hand-held device. Find out how they are saving time and money and improving turn times by more than 20%.

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