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Using the Healthcare Physical Environment to Prevent and Control Infection

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The Using the Health Care Physical Environment to Prevent and Control Infection, A Best Practice Guide to Help Health Care Organizations Create Safe, Healing Environments is a free guide prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) through a joint project from the American Hospital Association, (AHA), the Health Research & Educational Trust of the American Hospital Association (HRET), the American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), the Society of Hospital Medicine, and the University of Michigan. It is a best practice guide to designed to help healthcare organizations to create safe and healing environments.