2012 Partnership in Prevention Award for reduced infections – Application deadline: August 1

May 8, 2012    |   By: Calevir

A national award has been created to highlight and promote the work of one hospital that has achieved sustainable improvements.   Based on the concepts of the “National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Roadmap to Elimination,”   the 2012 Partnership in Prevention Award is available to any hospital that meets the eligibility criteria and can show evidence of success in reducing infections.

The application deadline is August 1 with award announcement in October.   Find out more in this Infection Control Today article, or visit APIC’s Partnership in Prevention Award page for more details, and to apply.

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