The Final Countdown: Have You Hired Your Infection Preventionist Yet?

By Emily Royalty-Bachelor, Staff Writer, with Amy Stewart, MSN, RN, DNS-MT, QCP-MT, RAC-MT, RAC-MTA - July 11, 2019

The countdown is on. There are only a few short months left until November 28, 2019—the implementation date of Phase 3, and the date by which facilities must have designated the individual who will be responsible for Infection Prevention and Control Programs (IPCPs)—mandatory elements under the requirements of participation in Medicare and Medicaid.

 

Are you fully prepared?