Study questions effectiveness of EVS to monitor hospital room cleanliness

Recently published findings validate the CDC’s recommendation that independent observers provide the most objective approach to monitoring the thoroughness of environmental services staff to clean and disinfect hospital rooms after they are used.

The CDC recommends that hospital epidemiologists or infection preventionists who are not part of environmental services (EVS) monitor the environmental cleaning and disinfection of hospital rooms, which can reduce transmission of health care-acquired pathogens.

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By |2017-11-15T20:46:06+00:00November 15th, 2017|

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