Infection Control Results operates and aligns completely with CMS conditions of participation (Medicare Conditions
of Participation), which are more stringent than accrediting body requirements.
Our professional team will come to your facility and thoroughly evaluate all areas of your current practice or facility. This assessment includes looking at your existing infection prevention program, including the risk assessment and evaluation, and revising these documents to comply with accreditation and CMS infection control conditions of participation. We also review and revise specific policies based on your needs and will help to educate key personnel regarding the new policies or procedures. We will provide a detailed written report complete with findings and recommendations for improvement after the visit. We're here to help the healthcare industry decrease communicable diseases, infections, and boost patient safety as your trusted infection prevention partner.GET STARTED
We help a wide range of healthcare industries implement reliable infection prevention and control practices through evidence-based strategies, years of experience, and trusted implementation. We develop and deploy our knowledge in healthcare settings to prevent the spread of infection and reduce harm. As your infection prevention consultant, we provide the resources, training, and professionals needed to comply with changing guidelines in your unique environment. Learn more today.Contact Us Today
We assist with staff education, hand hygiene, injection practices and sharps safety, sterilization and high-level disinfection including immediate use steam sterilization, point of care testing, personal protective equipment, cough etiquette, spinal injection procedures, waste handling and disposal, surgical services including pre-and post-operative, construction and renovation sites (if applicable), air exchanges and linen handling. Prevent surgical site infections (SSI prevention) with on-site infection prevention assessments and resources from ICR today.
Comply with existing standards through staff education, antimicrobial stewardship, personal protective equipment, transmission-based precautions, employee health, hand hygiene, injection practices and sharps safety, and environmental services. Our infection prevention and control assessments will ensure proper processes in your healthcare setting, including cough etiquette, single-use devices, point of care devices, linen handling, sterilization and high-level disinfection. Additionally, we can help your hospital prevent SSIs by thoroughly assessing instrument handling processes and practices within the operating room including spinal injection procedures, all aspects of care provided in the surgical suite including anesthesia services and air exchanges and pressures in ORs, sterile processing department, airborne isolation rooms and procedure rooms.
Our infection preventionists will assess practices and provide assistance to deploy any needed staff education, employee health, hand hygiene, injection practices and sharps safety, single-use devices, personal protective equipment, cough etiquette. Environmental infection control - observe the environment with special attention to shower rooms and physical/occupational therapy rooms, point of care testing devices, food preparation areas, handling of culture results, how cases of C diff and norovirus are handled, TB screening, influenza and pneumococcal vaccines, linen handling, antimicrobial stewardship and construction/renovation areas (if applicable), transmission-based (isolation) precautions. Services provided by consulting practitioners such as Dentists and Podiatrists if these services are provided at your facility with particular attention paid to processes relating to instrument handling before and between use on residents.
We will conduct a thorough gap analysis that will include operatory room cleaning and disinfection between patients, end of day cleaning and disinfection, staff knowledge of their role in employee health, front desk staff knowledge of cough etiquette, instrument transport, cleaning and sterilization, hand hygiene, injection practices and sharps safety, environmental infection control, waste disposal, processes for patients with infection, construction/renovation areas (if applicable), dental waterline flushing, and oral surgery. Our assessments can be tailored to specific areas of concern such as the dental lab or a specific specialty (e.g., pediatrics, endodontics) as well as an overall practice evaluation.
Areas of focus during an assessment within the dialysis clinic include the infection control program including the risk assessment, evaluation and annual plan, specific policies, staff education and training related to infection prevention, employee health, cough etiquette/respiratory hygiene, hand hygiene, PPE, injection practices and sharps safety, single-use devices, environmental infection control, regulated and non-regulated waste handling/disposal, process for patients with hepatitis or other bloodborne infections, transmission-based precautions, catheter and vascular access care, dialysis stations, environmental surface disinfection, dialysis water quality, microbiologic/endotoxin testing results.Work With ICR
AFTER THE ASSESSMENT, WE WILL PROVIDE A DETAILED WRITTEN REPORT OF OUR FINDINGS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVEMENT. WE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK WITH YOU TO HELP YOU REACH YOUR STATED INFECTION CONTROL GOALS, AND WILL ALWAYS ALIGN WITH CMS CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION.
* * Infection Control Results is also able to do a focused assessment for facilities that have a more specific problem or concern. For example, we have worked with clients to decrease Clostridium difficile, central line associated bloodstream infections in the past and can tailor our services to your specific needs. Don’t hesitate to contact us for a specific problem, we are glad to help. Infection Control Results will also ensure that your facility aligns with the CMS conditions of participation. We can’t wait to work with you today!
To learn more about how Infection Control Results can help your healthcare facility keep your patients protected from HAIs,
call us today at 704-207-7046 or request a consultation at the link below.