Phenelle Segal of ICCS Speaks About Improving Infection Control in the ASC in Becker's Column

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Infection Control Consulting Services President Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, is featured in a new Becker's Infection Control and Clinical Quality column.

The article focuses on "10 Thoughts on Improving Infection Control in the ASC."

In the article, Phenelle brings attention to the importance of continued focus by ambulatory surgery centers on hand hygiene and increasing awareness of smartphones and tablets as a possible source of infection transmission.

Becker's Infection Control & Clinical Quality, published by Becker's Healthcare, provides guidance and analysis on clinical quality, patient safety, infection control and accreditation issues.

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC

Phenelle Segal, RN, CIC, FAPIC, is the founder and president of Infection Control Consulting Services LLC (ICCS). Phenelle has more than 30 years' experience providing customized comprehensive infection control and prevention services to healthcare facilities nationwide. Her services focus on assisting hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, dental office and oral surgery practices, doctor's offices, nursing homes and other organizations with implementing and maintaining an infection control program that: complies with The Joint Commission, AAAHC, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and other regulatory agencies; respond to situations of noncompliance; and improve the processes for reducing risk.