Patient Safety Tool: ASC Infection Control Practice Assessment

A free infection control assessment tool for ambulatory surgery facilities is available from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority.

The tool assesses ambulatory surgery facilities' compliance in five areas: surveillance techniques, sterilization and high-level disinfection, safe injections and point-of-care devices, standardized educational programs and environmental infection control.

Click here to read the full story on the infection control assessment in Becker's Hospital Review.

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