Posts by Linda Lybert

Linda Lybert

Linda Lybert
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For the past 17 years I have passionately crusaded for surfaces that are cleanable leaving little room for human error when cleaning. As a former member of the FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction of Healthcare Facilities Revision Committee, I was instrumental in the creation of the first definition of the ideal surface characteristics for healthcare facilities, published in 2006. My understanding of surfaces, infection control, regulatory agencies, and the needs of customers creates a communication bridge when working with all stake holders to develop solutions to mitigate the spread of infections.

Seven Aspects of Surface Selection in Healthcare

Healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) are the third leading cause of death in the US, behind heart disease and cancer. One in every 25 inpatients...