Building Zero Infection Hospitals. Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe M.B.B.S., M.Sc., MD ( Medical Administration ) TAE ( Australia ), Master Trainer ( Australia ) IVLP ( USA) Deputy Chairman, International Institute of Health Sciences , Sri Lanka Director, Green Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
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Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe
M.B.B.S., M.Sc., MD ( Medical Administration )
TAE ( Australia ), Master Trainer ( Australia )
IVLP ( USA)
Deputy Chairman, International Institute of Health Sciences , Sri Lanka
Director, Green Healthcare Pvt. Ltd
Source : R. Douglas Scott, ( 2009) , The Direct Medical costs of Healthcare-Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals and the Benefits of Prevention
“It is time to change the headlines. It is time to set sail on our journey to zero HAIs and put the care back into healthcare and the trust back into the public trust”
The Chasing Zero Department: Making Idealized Design a Reality, Charles R. Denham, MD, Peter Angood, MD, Don Berwick, MD, MPP,Leah Binder, MA, MGA,Carolyn M. Clancy, MD,ÞÞ Janet M. Corrigan, PhD, MBA and David Hunt, MD, FACS
single rooms, bed spacing, utilities and toilet
7. ADMIN & PUBLIC RELATION
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