Data-Driven Infection Prevention and control
Facilitators of Wellness
Identifiy gaps in infection control practices, policies, and procedures. Includes in-depth report and implementation toolkit.
Infection Prevention & Control
Our consultation services are a great start for developing and managing the infection prevention program. From prevention to investigation and surveillance, IPCWell offers a full gamut of consulting services.
Helping You Facilitate Lasting Wellness
Close the gaps in your
infection control practices
We are devoted to mitigating infectious diseases and inappropriate antibiotic prescribing in all healthcare settings to reduce adverse events, infections, antibiotic resistance, re-admissions and avoidable loss of life.
Data surveillance & management
National Healthcare Safety Network assistance
Infection Control and COVID-19: Lessons Learned in Nursing Homes and Beyond presented by Doctors Without Borders
Available online! AHQA webinar presented by Doctors Without Borders on July 27, 2020, Infection Control & Covid-19: Lessons Learned from the Frontline. Presenters Heather Pagano, Emergency Coordinator, and Buffy Lloyd-Krejci, PhD, IPC Manager USA...
Older adults living in assisted living facilities, like nursing homes and adult foster care facilities, is accounting for the majority of deaths from COVID-19 because of their age and underlying medical conditions. Dr. Buffy and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins...
There have been many questions around “when do we let COVID positive residents off of isolation… even if they continue to test positive?” Please see the information on “persistent positive” below when making this decision. What is the current policy for having a...
Annual Competency Training
In-Service training is available to meet annual competency requirements. Infection Control subjects include Hand Hygiene, PPE, Safe Injection Practices, Employee health (vaccinations), Environmental Cleaning, Sterilization and Reprocessing, Food Service, Infectious Diseases specific topics such as Clostridioides difficile infection, and more.
Data Surveillance & Management
Data establishes a baseline so we can answer many questions like, “How does my facility compare with the national average?”, “What areas can we improve in?”, and “What interventions are working?” With our mobile audit tool that connects to an easy-to-use dashboard, we will empower you to utilize your infection control data to improve outcomes.
Implement CDC’s Core Elements of Antibiotic Stewardship; Leadership Commitment, Accountability, Drug Expertise. Implement robust data tracking to include documentation of dose, duration, and indication. We utilize data to improve clinical outcomes, reduce adverse events from unnecessary antibiotics and decrease antibiotic resistance and healthcare spending.
National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN)
Implement the nation’s most widely used healthcare-associated (HAI) infection tracking system. We provide step-by-step instructions and technical assistance in enrolling, tracking, and reporting your HAI data. Most importantly, we provide education on how to utilize “live” NHSN data and reports to drive your infection control program for actionable results.