APIC, SHEA Partner With HHS For Partnership in Prevention Award

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America are partnering with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish the 2012 Partnership in Prevention Award.

The nature and purpose of the Partnership in Prevention Award is to highlight and promote the work of one hospital that has achieved sustainable improvements based on the concepts of the "National Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections: Roadmap to Elimination" and is helping to achieve the goals outlined in the HHS Partnership for Patients.


Awards will be granted according to specific criteria tied to national standards. Nominations will be accepted through Aug. 1. For more information about the award, eligibility criteria, data requested and application process, click here.

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