SPEAK UPTM: Prevent the spread of infection
Capital Health's health care providers are trained to prevent health care–acquired infections. However, patients and their guests also play an important role in preventing the spread of infections inside the hospital environment. Please click on the links below for information on how you can help us prevent health care–acquired infection.
- Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia
- Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections
- Clostridium Difficile (or "C. diff")
- Surgical Site Infections
Click here to watch a video from The Joint Commission's animated Speak Up video series, entitled "Prevent the Spread of Infection."
The goal of The Joint Commission’s Speak Up™ program is to help patients become more informed and involved in their health care. For more information about The Joint Commission, visit www.jointcommission.org.