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APIC conference updates: A legal perspective

More updates from APICs “Healthcare-associated infections: A changing legal and regulatory landscape [1]. For the first post on opening remarks, click here [2].

Unfortunately I didn’t catch all of this session, but I’ll pass along what I did tune into:

Sheila Namm, Esp., R.N., MA, currently the vice-president of professional affairs at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY, talked about the relationship between risk management and infection control:

One of the lawyer’s that spoke at this session, Nickolas McConnell, the director of the law firm of Jackson & Campbell, P.C., in the District of Columbia, went over a couple key considerations concerning the defense of a healthcare institution, particularly regarding infections.