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Nimalie D. Stone, MD, MS

Dr. Stone is the Medical Epidemiologist for Long-term Care in the Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She is a Board-certified infectious disease physician who has a research and clinical ... Read More

SHEA Applauds Proposed Rule Requiring Implementation of Infection Control and Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in Long-Term Care Institutions

The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) thoroughly supports a new proposed rule released last week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) which includes new requirements for all long-term care facilities to improve ... Read More

John M. Boyce, MD

John M. Boyce, MD is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and retired in May 2015 from his position as Director of Epidemiology and Infection Control at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received his MD degree from Universit... Read More

SHEA response to CMS’ Medicare Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) proposed changes

On June 16, 2015, SHEA submitted comments to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Inpatient Prospective Payment Systems (IPPS) program for Acute Care Hospitals and Quality Reporting Requirements for Specific Providers. Full Commen... Read More

Best Practices Highlighted to Prevent Infections During Laundry Process of Healthcare Textiles

Proper laundering and handling are important in achieving and maintaining the hygienically-clean quality of healthcare fabrics and textiles delivered to the point of care, according to a new review that highlights evidence-based strategies to inhibit... Read More

IDWeek Antimicrobial Stewardship Workshop: Best Practices

Tuesday, October 6, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. SHEA encourages interested participants to sign up to attend this pre-meeting workshop at IDWeek. The workshop will cover topics on effective antimicrobial stewardship programs and implementation interventions, st... Read More

Whole Genome Sequencing Found to Rapidly Enhance Infection Control

Whole genome sequencing can quickly isolate the specific strain of bacteria causing an outbreak, identify the source of contamination, and enable rapid infection prevention to stop the spread of infection, according to a study published today. The fi... Read More

White House Hosting Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship

On Tuesday, June 2, 2015, the White House is convening a Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship to bring together key human and animal health constituencies involved in antibiotic stewardship—the development, promotion, and implementation of activities to e... Read More

Primer on Healthcare Epidemiology, Infection Control & Antimicrobial Stewardship

This online educational course offers any Infectious Diseases practitioner an opportunity to learn the basics of healthcare epidemiology, infection control and antimicrobial stewardship. Written by adult and pediatric experts in the field, case-base... Read More

Ebola Updates

Ebola Infection Control Resources SHEA is collecting Ebola Resources from government and members to provide links to all Infection Control related materials. Read More

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