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September 26, 2016

HIDA Streamlining Healthcare Conference

Hyatt Regency O'Hare
Chicago, IL
September 27-29
Presenting Partner in the Infection Prevention Pavilion (Booth 619)

Educational Session, September 28

How Clean is your screen? Truth or Consequece, featuring Keith St. John, MS, CIC, Vice President, Clinical Affairs, PDI

In a survey sent to graduate medical education training programs, 40% reported use of portable electronic devices (PEDs) of which Apple iPads were the most common.  The touchscreen nature, portability, and high probability of coincidental use during patient encounters ensure the PEDs' place as a possible reservoir for the transmission of pathogens.