The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology (SHEA) and Cambridge University Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new, open access journal, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Healthcare Epidemiology (ASHE).  

Antimicrobial Stewardship & Healthcare Epidemiology (ASHE) is a fully Gold Open Access journal that invites submissions of original investigations that will contribute to the fields of antimicrobial stewardship and the prevention of healthcare-associated infections, as well as other areas of quality improvement affecting health systems, with the ultimate goal of improving healthcare safety. ASHE welcomes submissions in the following broad areas of interest: infection prevention, antimicrobial stewardship, healthcare epidemiology, diagnostic stewardship, healthcare worker vaccination, public health policy, and occupational health concerns including blood-borne pathogen exposure prevention. ASHE will welcome submissions ranging from original research, review articles, practical perspectives and education-focused manuscripts. Articles can represent generalizable single-center experiences or multicenter trials with the goal of serving a global audience.


More information on ASHE is available here.

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What is SHEA Spotlight?
SHEA Spotlight is a new e-mail newsletter providing up-to-date information on regulatory issues affecting epidemiologists, infection preventionists, infectious disease practitioners and all healthcare workers involved in infection prevention as well as covering the numerous activities going on at SHEA. The newsletter is sent out every Thursday.

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A subscription to ICHE is included with SHEA membership dues.

The SHEA journal, Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology (ICHE), is published monthly by Cambridge University Press. It provides original, peer-reviewed scientific articles for professionals in epidemiology or infection prevention and control programs in hospitals and healthcare facilities. The journal is written by infection prevention and control experts and epidemiologists and is guided by its editorial board

ICHE complies with the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals developed by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors. Guidelines for authors are available here and at the ICHE home page.

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