Maintaining a safe and uncontaminated physical environment is a critical factor in the patient experience as well as their care. This session will showcase how healthcare facility leaders are adapting to changing needs in air quality and infection control, the opportunities they see to improve these processes and how they keep patients and clinicians safe while improving the patient experience.
1. Identify a blueprint to better prepare facilities to better prevent healthcare associated infections (HAIs).
2. Develop internal and external partnerships to strengthen facility processes around mitigating infection.
3. Recall the latest updates around the alignment of standards for facility ventilation.
4. Summarize the fundamental building blocks of a successful environmental management program.