FEATURE: Collaboration Key to Infection Prevention


Collaboration Key to Infection Prevention

Responsibilities can be divvied up among team members

The COVID-19 pandemic further put into focus that preventing infections depends upon everyone working in an ASC, says Debra Yoder, RN, director of clinical operations and corporate compliance officer for Surgical Management Professionals in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “Patients come to our facilities with the expectation that their experience will leave them better off than when they came in. Keeping our patients free of infection is a big part of ASCs delivering on their promise of providing safe, high-quality care.”

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