5/18/15

ASC Infection Prevention Consultant Phenelle Segal Featured in HPN Column


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Phenelle Segal, founder of Infection Control Consulting Services (ICCS) and an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) infection control consultant, is featured in an article on ASC infection prevention in the May 2015 issue of Healthcare Purchasing News (HPN).

The column is titled "Education, dedication, planning: Preventing infection in the ASC." Phenelle is one of several industry experts that provide best practices and tips for infection prevention in the ASC setting.

Phenelle offers insight on a number of issues, including the importance of monitoring and documenting temperature, humidity and room pressures; the need for a separate decontamination or "dirty room" and a "clean room"; and limiting the use of immediate-use steam sterilization.

Read the HPN article by clicking here.

Phenelle has assisted many ASCs with survey readiness, compliance with Conditions for Coverage, plans for correction for survey deficiencies, risk assessments, setting up an ASC infection control program and much more. Learn what ICCS can do for your ASC by clicking here or emailing info@iccs-home.com.

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