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The Role of the Infection Preventionist

Effective Antimicrobial Management Programs (AMP) call for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, microbiologists and infection preventionists to work together to achieve optimal patient treatment, avoid unnecessary treatment, and prevent the emergency of multiple-drug resistant organisms. AMP’s are important to the overall Infection Prevention efforts of a healthcare organization.  At HCA, we focused a lot of energy on…
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HCA CMO Dr. Perlin Testifies at U.S. Senate Committee Meeting

On September 24, Dr. Jonathan B. Perlin, President, Clinical and Physicians Services Group and Chief Medical Officer, was invited to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  He discussed strategies to eliminate healthcare-associated infections which, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, afflict approximately one out…
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