Posts by Niall Wallace

Niall Wallace

Niall Wallace
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Niall Wallace is a co-founder and the Chief Innovation Officer of Infonaut Inc. Infonaut is a privately held Canadian company with Canadian locations in Toronto, and Hamilton Ontario, with US offices in Buffalo New York. Born out of Ontario’s SARS crisis, Infonaut solves the global challenge of deadly hospital infection through their proprietary real-time surveillance, analytics and behavior improvement platform. Niall has used his background in population health, public health, data-warehousing and privacy to develop deep expertise in innovative platforms that use the power of location technology, and B.I. systems for disease and infection surveillance.

Evaluating New Innovations in Fecal Management Solutions

Editors Note: Correct Order of Authors is as follows:  Niall Wallace, Dr. Harsh Sheth, Dr. Michael Ackerman, Ashlee Garcia, WOCN Abstract Fecal incontinence is a debilitating condition that if not...

Abstract: Reducing Risk with Novel Fecal Management Tools

Editors Note:  The following is an abstract of an upcoming perspective article. Abstract: The risk of transmission of Norovirus and Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infections in...

Hospital Infections: The Impact on Healthcare Worker Absenteeism

Abstract About half of all healthcare worker (HCW) absence can be attributed to gastrointestinal and/or respiratory illness, two sets of conditions that could be caught...

Comprehensive Healthcare Staff Culture Survey

Staff culture eats strategy for lunch. Or was it breakfast? Take the Survey This snappy phrase, often attributed to management guru Peter Drucker, is meant to suggest...

Insurance Companies Pay the Price for HAIs

Abstract: Hospitals continually publicize their levels of quality and safety, but there is still a steady increase in occurrences and fatalities due to infections transmitted...

New Web Surveillance Technology for Disseminating Data Critical for TB Control

Demonstration Data.  Image Courtesy of Public Health Ontario Abstract: The investigation of tuberculosis (TB) transmission and control is significantly enhanced in Ontario, Canada through the use...

Hand Hygiene Compliance Auditing Does Not Work

Abstract: In 2009 the World Health Organization began marketing compliance auditing of the “Five Moments for Hand Hygiene” in an effort to improve the hand...

Patient Hand Hygiene: The missing link in preventing Hospital Acquired Infections?

Abstract: Hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) are a major threat to patient safety and there is substantial evidence that good hand hygiene reduces the transmission of...