Protecting Patients Through Healthcare Resiliency

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention introduces a blog authored by Denise Cardo, MD, Director, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, that addresses the need for more action to reduce infectious disease threats around the world. This blog highlights lessons learned over the last decade and from the COVID-19 global response that inform ways to prevent healthcare-associated infections, including those caused by antibiotic resistant pathogens, and other infectious diseases.

The strategies outlined identify actions that are needed around the world to strengthen the healthcare system as a whole, so that there is a resilient system ready to address and stop the next threat when it arrives. Read more to better understand how we can work together to protect patients and healthcare workers as well as improve healthcare quality for all across the globe today.