Progressive Helps Decrease Healthcare Associated Infections

A father holds his newborn in the hospital. Reducing healthcare associated infections helps our most vulnerable.

The Center of Disease Control and Prevention reports that approximately one in 31 US patients has at least one infection associated with his or her hospital care. Even though there has been great progress over the years, health care providers will admit this number is still too high. This is why Progressive Building Services strives to help your facility drastically reduce the number of healthcare associated infections.

A healthcare associated infection, or HAI, is an infection that a patient can get while receiving treatment for medical or surgical conditions. They can occur in many settings, such as hospitals, surgical centers, nursing homes or rehabilitation facilities. 

Nearly all hospitalized patients are susceptible to contracting one healthcare associated infection, but some are more at risk than others. Young children, the elderly, and those with compromised immune systems are more likely to get an infection. The CDC estimates that roughly 1.7 million infections each year are caused by a healthcare associated infection.

One of the best methods to stopping the spread of healthcare associated infections is to have a cleaner environment. Following the proper guidelines, and being as thorough as possible, will contribute to the reduction of healthcare associated infections.

Progressive Building Services has a mission to partner with healthcare professionals to prevent the spread of healthcare associated infections. By creating advanced aseptic techniques, Progressive takes the lead on research and innovation and by continuing to in hospital cleaning.

We prevent the spread of organisms through extensive, robust training provided to our environmental technicians. Our environmental technicians know what areas need to be cleaned thoroughly and frequently with hospital-grade cleaning and disinfectant products.

Whether it’s a hospital, outpatient facility, medical office building or surgery center, Progressive Building Services healthcare cleaning efforts ensures proper disinfecting and best practices that exceed the toughest healthcare cleaning standards and regulations. We can guarantee that our facilities will lead the nation in the reduction of healthcare associated infections. Request a quote and see for yourself all the benefits of choosing Progressive Building Services will have for your facility.

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