Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC)Podcast

Legionella: A Manageable Risk for Health Systems | Dave Purkiss and Joseph Cotruvo | Legionella 2018

Today we’re talking about a widespread issue that’s extremely important to the business of healthcare, and probably not on your radar: Legionella. And more specifically Legionellosis, which is the most significant waterborne disease in the U.S. Legionellosis accounts for thousands of hospital admissions and many deaths. It has a 10% mortality rate for those infected


Apple Health Records and Amazon/Berkshire/JP: Will They Matter?

There were two huge Digital Health stories in the past few weeks. Apple Health Records First we were introduced to Apple Health Records. The new feature will allow consumers to download their health records from participating providers directly to their iPhone. Some industry observers see it as a huge step forward in the liberation of our