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As part of the infection control toolbox, in this issue brief you will learn about, high-touch and soft surfaces and their effect on antimicrobial behavior, different cleaning mechanisms and their impact on surfaces, and an approach for structuring infection prevention teams during the design process.
A clean healthcare environment helps improve an organization’s infection prevention efforts, patient satisfaction, and bottom-line. The built environment design constitutes a key component of a systems approach to keeping the healthcare environment clean.
Your Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) scores reflect your patients’ views of the cleanliness of your facility. Yet their visual perceptions might not match the reality of your environment.