history of gpo

Like it or not we need China’s help! …for now.

The challenges: As of April 1st, all Covid supplies must have a registration code leaving from China.  China just celebrated Tomb Sweeping Day; halting shipments and production.  KN95 masks (Chinese made N95, see picture below) were not recommended for healthcare...

CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) SITUATION SUMMARY

The Centers for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to expand. On February 11, 2020, the...

Infection Control: Back 2 the Basics

Healthcare-associated infections are a major public health problem with significant impacts on morbidity, mortality and quality of life (WHO, 2017). Sometimes you just have to go back to the basics. Whether you’ve been an administrator for 40+ years or 4 months,...