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Beat the 'Contagion' in Our Hospitals: Call Housekeeping

In this guest column in Infection Control Today, UMF Corporation CEO George Clarke argues that EVS is about more than just about having a squeaky-clean shiny hospital floor to make a positive impression on patients and visitors. And he “goes to Hollywood” to make his case.

Whereas the apocalyptical story in the Hollywood film "Contagion" is make-believe, it’s no secret to those of us in the business that ever year nearly 2 million HAIs really do claim almost 100,000 lives. In hospitals, this includes newborns in high-risk nurseries and in well-baby nurseries and adults and children inside and outside of ICUs.

For the full column, click here.